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.

Science groups of Infrared Instruments: 

Photo courtesy of Rob Ivison.

Current surveys: 

Favorite Clumpy Torus Models:

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

Recent Results:

Galaxy evolution studies with the SPace IR telescope for Cosmology and Astrophysics (SPICA): the power of IR spectroscopy: Spinogolio, et al. 2017, PASP, in press

Survival of the Obscuring Torus in the Most Powerful Active Galactic Nuclei: Mateos, Carrera, Barcons, Alonso-Herrero et al. 2017, ApJ, 841, L18