Almudena Alonso Herrero’s personal webpage

Contact: aalonso at
Research Interests:
  • Active Galaxies (Seyferts, quasars, LLAGN)
  • 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.
  • Infrared and (sub)millimeter observations.

My complete list of publications: check ADS

Member of the Comisión Mujer y Astronomía, Sociedad Española de Astronomía.

Member of the IAU, EAS, SEA.

Photo courtesy of Rob Ivison

NEW!!!! EXHIBITION: Las Mujeres sostienen la mitad del cielo

Recent Selected Results:

  • Cold molecular gas and PAH emission in Seyfert galaxies, A. Alonso-Herrero, M. Pereira-Santaella, D. Rigopoulou, S. García-Burillo et al., 2020, A&A, 639, A43
  • Searching for molecular in/outflows in the nuclear regions of five Seyfert galaxies, A. Domínguez Fernández, A. Alonso Herrero et al., 2020, A&A, in press
  • ALMA images the many faces of the NGC 1068 torus and its surroundings, S. García-Burillo, et al. 2019, A&A, 632, A61
  • Nuclear molecular outflow in the Seyfert galaxy NGC3227, A. Alonso-Herrero, S. García-Burillo, M. Pereira Santaella et al. 2019, A&A, 628, A65
  • 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., 2018, ApJ, 859,144

Current surveys:

  • GATOS (Galaxy Activity, Torus and Outflow Survey): An optical/infrared/(sub)millimeter survey of a complete X-ray selected sample of nearby Seyfert galaxies. More information here:
  • SHARDS: A medium-band optical survey of galaxies and AGN at intermediate redshifts using OSIRIS on the GTC

Past surveys:

Favorite Clumpy Torus and Disk+Wind Models:

Science groups of Infrared Instruments: 

OUTREACH PROJECT: Cultura con C de Cosmos C 

Last updated: August 2020