Francisco Tapia Vázquez

Francisco Tapia Vázquez

PhD Student

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

About me

I am currently doing my Ph.D. at the Institute of Radioastronomy and Astrophysics (IRyA) at the National Autonomous University of México (UNAM in Spanish). My research interests are focused on the stellar atmospheres in main-sequence stars, high-performance computing, and DevOps.

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Interests
  • Stellar Atmospheres
  • Main Sequence Stars
  • Chromospheres
  • Radioastronomy
  • High Performance Computing
Education
  • PhD in Astrophysics, Currently

    Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

  • MsC in Earth Sciences, 2019

    Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

  • BSc in Phyiscs, 2017

    Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo

Skills

Cloud Computing

AWS and GCP. AWS certification in process.

Containers

Docker and Kubernetes.

Linux

Advance linux user. Sysadmin certification in process.

HPC

High Performance Computing solutions.

Code

I code with the main programming lenguages (C, Python, Java, Julia, GO).

Hosting

Experience in self-hosting services such as GitLab and Overleaf. Visit gitlab.ftapia.dev.

Internships

 
 
 
 
 
Onsala Space Observatory
Chalmers University of Technology
Aug 2018 – Nov 2018 Gothenburg, Sweden
 
 
 
 
 
Centro de Rádio Astronomía e Astrofísica Mackenzie
Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie
Jun 2019 – Jul 2019 São Paulo, Brazil

Recent Publications

The First Radio Spectrum of a Rapidly Rotating A-type Star
We present the first radio spectrum of an A-type star.
The First Radio Spectrum of a Rapidly Rotating A-type Star
The MESAS Project: Long-wavelength Follow-up Observations of Sirius A
Here we present Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array, Green Bank Telescope, and Very Large Array observations of Sirius A, the closest main-sequence A-type star, that span from 1.4 to 9.0 mm.
The MESAS Project: Long-wavelength Follow-up Observations of Sirius A

Talks

Modeling Altair’s Atmosphere
Presentation No.208.08 in the session “Stars I”.
Modeling Altair’s Atmosphere

Blog

Outreach

Panel Discussion - IRyA
Scoostep NEWSLETTER
Astronomy News - IRyA
Astronomy News - IRyA

Teaching

High Performance Computing
ENES-Morelia
Geostatistics
ENES-Morelia
Mathematical Methods for Geoscientists
ENES-Morelia
Dinamical Systems
ENES-Morelia
High Performance Computing for Space Weather
3er. Taller de Astrofísica Planetaria y X Congreso Nacional de Astrobiología, UANL-Monterrey.
High Performance Computing for Space Weather
Reunión Anual de la Unión Geofísica Mexicana, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco.

Contact

  • f.tapia@irya.unam.mx
  • Antigua Carretera a Pátzcuaro 8701, Colonia Ex-Hda. San José de la Huerta, Morelia, Michoacán 58089