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Academic career:

  • Sept 2017-present: Postdoctoral researcher at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies, Germany.

  • Aug 2016-Aug 2017: Visiting scientist at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies, Germany.

  • Nov 2015: Visiting PhD student at the School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Birmingham, UK.

  • May 2015: Joint visiting PhD student at the Albert Einstein Institute and the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics, Potsdam, Germany.

  • Dec 2014-Jan 2015: Joint visiting PhD student at the Albert Einstein Institute and the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics, Potsdam, Germany.

  • Jun 2014-Aug 2014: Visiting PhD student at the Albert Einstein Institute, Potsdam-Golm, Germany.

Education:

  • 2011-2017: PhD in Astrophysics, double degree from P. Universidad Católica de Chile and University of Heidelberg, Germany.
    Dissertation title: "Infalling clouds onto supermassive black hole binaries". [link]
    Supervisors: Dr. Jorge Cuadra (PUC), Dr. Volker Springel (HD).

  • 2007-2011: Bachelor degree (Licenciatura) in Astronomy from P. Universidad Católica de Chile.
    Thesis title: "Physical models for AGN Feedback".
    Supervisor: Dr. Nelson Padilla.

List of publications:
  1. Goicovic F. G., Sesana A., Cuadra J., Stasyszyn F. (2017), "Infalling clouds on to supermassive black hole binaries - II. Binary evolution and the final parsec problem", MNRAS, 479, 514 [ADS] [arXiv]

  2. Goicovic F. G., Cuadra J., Sesana A., Stasyszyn F., Amaro-Seoane P., Tanaka T. L. (2016), "Infalling clouds on to supermassive black hole binaries - I. Formation of discs, accretion and gas dynamics", MNRAS, 455, 1989 [ADS] [arXiv]

  3. Goicovic F. G., Cuadra J., Sesana A. (2015), "Formation of discs around super-massive black hole binaries", Proceedings IAU Symposium No. 312, 2014 [ADS] [arXiv]

  4. Muñoz R., Motta V., Verdugo T., Garrido F., Limousin M., Padilla N., Cabanac R., Gavazzi R., Barrientos L., Richard J. (2013) "Dynamical analysis of strong-lensing galaxy groups at intermediate redshift", A&A, 552, 80 [ADS] [arXiv]

Conferences & Meetings:
  • Young Astronomers on Galactic Nuclei (YAGN17). 23-25 Oct 2017. Teruel, Spain. [link]
    Invited talk: "Evolution of massive black holes binaries from incoherent accretion events"

  • Young Astronomers on Galactic Nuclei (YAGN16). 17-18 Nov 2016. Paris, France. [link]
    Invited talk: "Infalling clouds onto Supermassive Black Hole Binaries"

  • Workshop Astro-GR. 05-18 June 2016. Benasque, Spain. [link]
    Invited talk: "Infalling clouds onto Massive Black Hole Binaries"

  • XII SOCHIAS annual meeting. 01-04 Mar 2016. Antofagasta, Chile. [link]
    Invited talk: "Orbital evolution of supermassive black hole binaries from infalling clouds"

  • Workshop Numerical models and Simulations, 04 May 2015. Santiago, Chile. [link]
    Contributed talk: "Formation of discs around super-massive black hole binaries"

  • XII SOCHIAS annual meeting, 12-15 Mar 2015. Puerto Varas, Chile. [link]
    Contributed talk: "Formation of discs around super-massive black hole binaries"

  • Conference "Unveiling the AGN-Galaxy evolution connection". 09-13 Mar 2015. Puerto Varas, Chile. [link]
    Poster: "Formation of discs around super-massive black hole binaries"

  • EMBIGGEN second annual meeting, 24-26 Oct 2014. Panimávida, Chile.

  • IAU Symposium #312: "Star Clusters and Black Holes in Galaxies across cosmic time". 25-29 Aug 2014.
    Beijing, China. [link]
    Contributed talk: "Simulations of a cloud falling onto SMBH binaries: formation of discs"

  • Workshop Astro-GR. 14-18 Jul 2014. Rome, Italy. [link]

  • Workshop OSU-PUC. 7-9 May 2014. Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA. [link]
    Contributed talk: "Simulations of a molecular cloud falling into binary SMBHs"

  • CATA meeting. 27-28 Mar 2014. Cerro Calán, Santiago, Chile.
    Contributed talk: "Simulations of a molecular cloud falling into binary SMBHs"

  • Workshop "Super-Massive Black Hole Binaries". 3-7 Mar 2014. Las Cruces, Chile [link]

  • XI SOCHIAS annual meeting. 12-14 Jan 2014. Los Andes, Chile. [link]
    Contributed talk: "Simulations of a molecular cloud falling into binary SMBHs"

  • EMBIGGEN first annual meeting. 15-16 Nov 2013. Santa Cruz, Chile.
    Contributed talk: "Simulations of a molecular cloud falling into binary SMBHs"

  • Conference "The Physical Link between Galaxies and their Halos". 24-28 June 2013. Garching, Germany. [link]
    Poster: "A physical model for AGN Feedback: the role of BH spin and magnetic field"

  • X SOCHIAS annual meeting. 10-12 Oct 2012. Viña del Mar, Chile. [link]
    Contributed talk: "A physical model for AGN Feedback: Improvement through BH spin and magnetic field"

  • Workshop "Galaxy Formation in a Hierarchical Universe". Santiago, Chile. 3-4 Mar 2011. [link]

Supporting grants and awards
  1. Santiago-Heidelberg Doctoral Exchange Fellowship. [link]

  2. Grad student prize at the XII SOCHIAS meeting. [link]

  3. CONICYT scholarship for PhD studies in Chile.

  4. CONICYT-DAAD exchange grant: Magneto-hydrodynamical simulation of a molecular cloud falling onto single
    and binary super-massive black holes.