Almudena Alonso Herrero’s personal webpage

Contact: aalonso at
Research Interests:
  • AGN (Seyferts, quasars)
  • Star Forming Galaxies both in the local and distant Universe.
  • Stellar populations in galaxies.
  • Luminous and Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies.
  • The dusty torus of the AGN Unified Model.

Photo courtesy of Rob Ivison.

Project: Cultura con C de Cosmos C

Recent Results:

  • Resolving the nuclear obscuring disk in the Compthon-thick Seyfert galaxy NGC5643 with ALMA, A. Alonso-Herrero, M. Pereira-Santaella, S. García-Burillo et al., 2018ApJ…859..144A

Credit: ESO/A. Alonso-Herrero et al.; ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)

  • A dust-enshrouded tidal disruption event with a resolved radio jet in a galaxy merger, S. Mattila, M. Pérez-Torres et al., 2018arXiv180605717M
    Credit: Sophia Dagnello, NRAO/AUI/NSF; NASA, STScI

Current surveys: 

Favorite Clumpy Torus Models:

  • CLUMPY developed by M. Nenkova and collaborators
  • CAT3D developed by Sebastian Hönig and collaborators

Science groups of Infrared Instruments: 

Last updated: January 2019