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 Date Submitted:02-05-2014
 Last Modified:11-05-2014 (05:04)
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Personal information
Born 20/06/1987. Mota del Cuervo, Spain Citizenship: Spanish

Education
2011-today Third year PhD student at Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie. Heidelberg, Germany.
Subject: Physical Properties of Brown Dwarfs.
Supervisors: Prof. T. Henning, Dr. B. Goldman and Dr. S. Reffert.
Defense expected for the end of 2014.
2010-2011 Master on Astrophysics. Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Spain.
2005-2010 Degree on Physics. Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Spain.

Scholarships and Rewards
2010-2011 Trainee at ESAC, European Space Agency Center (Villanueva de la Cañada, Madrid).
Subject: Analysis of gravitational microlensing events using OSIRIS onboard Rosetta.
Supervisors: Dr. M. Kueppers and Dr. Börn Grieger.
Summer 2010 Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) Summer Research Scholarship.
Subject: Mode-Identification of the pulsating stars in the cluster NGC 6811.
Supervisor: Dr. Orlagh Creevey. and Dr. Brandon Tingley.
2009-2010 Scholarship from the Spanish Goverment (Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación) to collaborate with Física de la Tierra, Astronomía y Astrofísica department. Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
Subject: Construcción de una estación de detección de Bólidos en la Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
Supervisor: Dr. Jaime Zamorano.
2005-2010 Anual scholarship from the Spanish Goverment (Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación) to complete the Degree on Physics and the Master on Astrophysics at Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2005-2011.
2005 Student graduated with honors on Secondary Education.

Teaching experience
2012 Lab assistant for Wavefront analysis with a Shack-Hartmann sensor, University of Heidelberg, during 6 months.
2010-2011 Teaching assistant during 4 months for the subject Mathematical Analysis in the Physics Faculty, Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
2005-2010 Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry teacher.

Observing experience
2013 12 nights at La Silla, 2.2 m telescope/FEROS optical spectrograph & GROND optical and near infrared imager, Chile
2011 2 nights at CAHA, 2.2 m telescope/CAFOS, optical imaging. Spain.
2010 8 nights at IAC 80/optical imaging. Observatorio de El Teide, Tenerife, Spain.

Computer Skills
Languages IDL and MIDAS. Latex.
Packages IRAF, MATLAB
VO Topcat, Aladin, VOSA
Platforms Unix, Linux and Windows

Languages
Self-assessment European level CEFR (C2 maximum evaluation)
Comprehension Speaking Writing
Listening Reading Interaction Production
Spanish Mother Tongue C2 C2 C2 C2 C2
English Advanced C2 C2 C1 C1 C1
German Intermediate B2 B2 B2 B2 B2

Selected leadership experience
2008-2010 Student’s representative in the Faculty of Physics at Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
2007-2008 Vice-president of ASAAF-UCM Astronomical Amateur Organization at Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
2006-2007 Secretary of ASAAF-UCM Astronomical Amateur Organization at Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

Extra
Summer 2003 Prize to participate in Ruta Quetzal BBVA 2003: Rumbo a las Montañas del Parayso. Endorse by UNESCO, sponsored by BBVA with the academic program directed by Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

References
Prof. Dr. Thomas Henning
Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Heidelberg
Königstuhl, 17. D-69117, Heidelberg, Germany
henning(at)mpia.de

Dr. Bertrand Goldman
Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Heidelberg
Königstuhl, 17. D-69117, Heidelberg, Germany
goldman(at)mpia.de

Dr. Sabine Reffert
University of Heidelberg, Zentrum für Astronomie, Landessternwarte, Heidelberg
Königstuhl, 12. D-69117, Heidelberg, Germany
sreffert(at)lsw.uni-heidelberg.de

Dr. Jose A. Caballero
Centro de Astrobiología (CSIC-INTA). Departamento de Astrofísica CAB-Villafranca, Madrid
CAB, ESAC. PO Box-Apartado de correos 78. 28691 Villanueva de la Cañada, Madrid, Spain
caballero(at)cab.inta-csic.es

Dr. Orlagh L. Creevey
Laboratoire Lagrange, CNRS
Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis, Nice 06300, France
orlaghc(at)gmail.com

Prof. Dr. Jaime Zamorano
Facultad de Físicas de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid
28040 Madrid (España)
jzamorano(at)fis.ucm.es

Refereed Publications
1. Manjavacas, E.; Goldman, B.; Reffert, S.; Henning, T. 2013, A&A. Parallaxes of cool brown dwarfs.
2. Manjavacas, E.; Bonnefoy, M.; Goldman, B.; Chauvin, G.; Rojo, P. et al. 2014, A&A. New constrains on the formation and settling of dust in the atmosphere of young M and L dwarfs.
3. Manjavacas, E.; Goldman, B; Allard F.; Béjar, V.; Zapatero Osorio, M. R.; Alcalá, J. M.; Henning, T. et al. 2014. In prep. Towards a complete brown dwarf binary fraction including spectroscopic binaries.
4. E. Manjavacas. Calendarios Islámico y Hebreo (Islamic and Hebreum calendar). Neomenia. Numero 30. ISBN: 1887-4258. 2009.

Selected conferences and workshops
March 2014 Gaia and the Unseen The Brown Dwarf Question. Talk: Manjavacas, E.; Bonnefoy, M.; Goldman, B.; Chauvin, G.; Rojo, P. et al. 2013. New constrains on the formation and settling of dust in the atmosphere of young M and L dwarfs
July 2013 Protostars and Planets VI, Heidelberg. Poster: Manjavacas, E.; Bonnefoy, M.; Goldman, B.; Chauvin, G.; Rojo, P. et al. 2013. New constrains on the formation and settling of dust in the atmosphere of young M and L dwarfs
May 2013 Brown dwarfs come to Age Fuerteventura. Poster: Manjavacas, E.; Goldman, B.; Reffert, S.; Henning, T. 2013. Parallaxes of cool brown dwarfs.
March 2013 PS1 Science Consortium Meeting, Honolulu HI.
October 2012 50 years of Brown Dwarfs, Ringberg Castle. Talk: Towards a complete brown dwarf binary fraction including spectroscopic binaries.
July 2012 X Scientific Meeting of the Spanish Astronomical Society (SEA), Valencia. Posters: Frequencies and oscillation modes of variable stars in σ-orionis and NGC 6811, Manjavacas et al. 2013.
Kinematics of exoplanet host stars: membership in young moving groups and the thin/thick disc, Montes et al. 2013.
June 2012 Cool Stars 17, Barcelona.
2011 Ocaña, F.; Zamorano, J.; Sanchez de Miguel, A.; Izquierdo, J.; Manjavacas, E.; RamirezMoreta, P.; Ponce, R. Setting-Up a Fireball Detection Station at UCM Observatory, 2011. Poster contribution International Meteor Conference, Armagh, Northern Ireland.
September 2010 IX Scientific Meeting of the Spanish Astronomical Society (SEA), Madrid. LOC member and Poster: The Universidad Complutense of Madrid meteor and fireball patrol station, Zamorano, J.; Gallego, J.; Ocaña, F.; Sanchez de Miguel, A.; Izquierdo, J.; Manjavacas, E.; Ponce, R.; Garcia,  L.; Saez, G.; Ramirez, P.
September 2009 Pathways Towards Habitable Planets workshop, September 2009, Barcelona. Montes, D.; Caballero, J. A.; Fernandez-Rodríguez, C. J.; Alloza, L. J.; Bertrán de Lis, S.; Garrido-Rubio, A; Grecaino, R.; Herranz-Luque, J. E.; Juarez-Martínez, I.; Manjavacas, E.; Ocaña, F.; Pila-Díez, B.; Sánchez
de Miguel, A.; Tapia-Ayuga, C. E. Poster: Estimating the Age of Exoplanet’s Host Stars by their Membership in Moving Groups and Young Associations.
October 2008 IV Jornadas Astronómicas de la Comunidad de Madrid. Talk: La Astronomía en la Historia de la Comunidad de Madrid (History of Astronomy in Madrid), Madrid.
November 2006 III Jornadas Astronómicas de la Comunidad de Madrid, Madrid. LOC member.


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