2 junio, 2019



  • Ph.D. – Astrophysics, 2015. Thesis: Reformulation of the concept of Star Formation Efficiency in evolving Molecular Clouds. Advisor: Dr. Enrique Vázquez-Semadeni. Centro de Radioastronomía y Astrofísica (UNAM), Morelia, Michoacán.
  • Masters degree in Astronomy, 2008. Centro de Radioastronomía y Astrofísica (UNAM), Morelia, Michoacán.
  • Bachelor of Science, 2003. Fac. de Cs. Físico Matemáticas (UMSNH), Morelia, Michoacán. Thesis: ”Numerical Study of the Star Formation Rate as a function of the Galactic Rotation Rate”. Advisor: Adriana Gazol Patiño

Present position

  • Cátedra CONACyT at “Instituto Nacional de Astrofisica, Optica y Electronica” (INAOE); Puebla, Mexico.

Previous research positions

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, UNAM (2018). Key colaborators: Enrique Vazquez-Semadeni and Javier Ballesteros-Paredes.
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Michigan (2016-2017). Key colaborator: Lee Hartmann.

Refereed Publications

  1. Flipping-up the field: gravitational feedback as a mechanism for young clusters dispersal; Manuel Zamora-Avilés, Javier Ballesteros-Paredes, Jesús Hernández, Carlos Román-Zúñiga, Verónica Lora, and Marina Kounkel, submitted to MNRAS.
  2. Structure and Expansion Law of H II Regions in structured Molecular Clouds; Zamora-Avilés, Manuel; Vázquez-Semadeni, E., González, R. F., Franco, J.; Shore, Steven N.; Hartmann, L. W.; Ballesteros-Paredes, J.; Banerjee, R.; Körtgen, B., 2019, MNRAS, tmp.1233Z (arXiv)
  3. Global Hierarchical Collapse In Molecular Clouds. Towards a Comprehensive Scenario; Vázquez-Semadeni, Enrique; Palau, Aina; Ballesteros-Paredes, Javier; Gómez, G.; Zamora-Avilés, M; 2019, submitted to MNRAS, (arXiv)
  4. Magnetic suppression of turbulence and the star formation activity of molecular clouds; Zamora-Avilés, Manuel; Enrique Vázquez-Semadeni; Bastian Kortgen, Robi Banerjee, and Lee Hartmann; 2018, MNRAS 474, pp. 4824–4836.
  5. On estimating angular momenta of infalling protostellar cores from observations; Zhang, Shangjia; Hartmann, Lee; Zamora-Avilés, Manuel; Kuznetsova, Aleksandra, 2018, MNRAS, 480, 5495
  6. The magnetic field structure in molecular cloud filaments; Gómez, Gilberto C.; Vázquez-Semadeni, Enrique; Zamora-Avilés, Manuel, 2018, MNRAS, 480, 2939
  7. Molecular cloud evolution – VI. Measuring cloud ages; Vázquez-Semadeni, Enrique; Zamora-Avilés, Manuel; Galván-Madrid, Roberto; Forbrich, Jan, 2018, MNRAS, 479, 3254
  8. Magnetic suppression of turbulence and the star formation activity of molecular clouds; Zamora-Avilés, Manuel; Vázquez-Semadeni, Enrique; Körtgen, Bastian; Banerjee, Robi; Hartmann, Lee, 2018, MNRAS, 474, 4824
  9. Are fibres in molecular cloud filaments real objects?; Zamora-Avilés, Manuel; Ballesteros-Paredes, Javier; Hartmann, Lee W., 2017, MNRAS, 472, 647
  10. Magnetized Converging Flows toward the Hot Core in the Intermediate/High-mass Star-forming Region NGC 6334 V; Juárez, Carmen; Girart, Josep M.; Zamora-Avilés, Manuel, etal., 2017, ApJ, 844, 44
  11. Supernova Feedback in Molecular Clouds: Global Evolution and Dynamics; Bastian Kortgen, Daniel Seifried, Robi Banerjee, Enrique Vázquez–Semadeni, and Manuel Zamora–Avilés, 2015, MNRAS, 459, 3460.
  12. An Evolutionary Model for Collapsing Molecular Clouds and Their Star Formation Activity. II. Mass Dependence of the Star Formation Rate; Zamora-Aviles, Manuel; Vázquez-Semadeni, Enrique; 2014, ApJ, 793, 84
  13. An evolutionary model for collapsing Molecular Clouds and their Star Formation Activity; Zamora-Aviles, Manuel; Vázquez-Semadeni, Enrique; Colín, Pedro; 2012, ApJ, 751, 77
  14. Gravity or turbulence? Velocity dispersion-size relation; Ballesteros-Paredes, Javier; Hartmann, Lee W.; Vázquez-Semadeni, Enrique; Heitsch, Fabian; Zamora-Aviles, Manuel A.; 2011, MNRAS, 411, 65