Graduate Theses on VVV

PhD

1. Francesco Mauro, 2012
“Massive Huge-Field PSF-fitting Photometry of Galactic Stellar Clusters with the VISTA Variables in the Via Lactea ESO Survey”
Advisor: Doug Geisler

2. Oscar Gonzalez, 2013
“Unfolding the Galactic Bulge”
Advisor: Marina Rejkuba

3. Sandra Greiss, 2014
“Exploring the final stages of stars in our Milky Way using large sky surveys”
Advisor: Danny Steeghs

4. Eliade Lima, 2014
“Probing embedded star clusters in the HII complex NGC 6357 with VVV”
Advisor: Charles Bonato

5. Leo Huckvale, 2014
“Difference Imaging Analysis for VISTA Variables in the Vía Láctea”
Advisor: Eamonn Kerins

6. Carlos Contreras, 2015
“Exteme Variables in Star Forming Regions”
Advisor: Phil Lucas

7. Leigh Smith, 2015
“Near-Infrared Proper Motion Surveys”
Advisor: Phil Lucas

8. Juan Carlos Beamin, 2015
“Characterization of high proper motion stars and brown dwarfs from the VVV survey and WISE mission”
Advisors: Dante Minniti, Valentin Ivanov, Manuela Zoccali

9. Sergio Vásquez, 2017
Advisors: Manuela Zoccali, Ivo Saviane

10. Francisco Surot Madrid, 2018
Mapping the stellar age of the Milky Way Bulge with the VVV Survey
Advisor: Elena Valenti

11. Caddy Cortés Santana, 2019
Search for Exoplanetary Transits in the Galactic Bulge
Advisors: Dante Minniti, Sandro Villanova, Christian Moni Bidin

12. Gergely Hajdu, 2019
“Structure of the Obscured Galactic Disk with Pulsating Variables”
Advisors: Márcio Catelan, Eva K. Grebel 


MSc

1. Alejandra Rojas, 2013
“Búsqueda de contrapartes de fuentes de alta energía usando el survey infrarrojo VVV y espectroscopía óptica en CTIO”
Advisors: Dante Minniti, Nicola Masetti

2. Francisco Javier Peñaloza Sanchez,  2013
“Determinacion de abundancias químicas en los cúmulos globulares 2MASS GC02 y Mercer5”
Advisors: Jura Borissova and Radostin Kurtev

3. Felipe Gran, 2015
“Outer Bulge RR Lyrae stars in the VVV Survey”
Advisors: Dante Minniti, Roberto Saito, Manuela Zoccali

4. Vicente Villanueva, 2015
“Parallaxes with the VVV”
Advisor: Radostin Kurtev

5. Nicolás Medina, 2016
Advisor: Jura Borissova

6. Katherine Montenegro Armijo, 2018
Blue Horizontal Branch Stars using the VVV Survey
Advisor: Dante Minniti

7. Matías Chijani, 2019
“A New Galactic Bulge Globular Cluster from the VVV Survey”
Advisor: Dante Minniti

8. Roberto Kammers, 2019
Mapeando o disco da Via Láctea com estrelas gigantes vermelhas
Advisor: Roberto Kalbusch Saito
Comisión:
Roberto Kalbusch Saito, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
João Carlos Xavier, Instituto Federal Catarinense-Campus Rio do Sul
Antônio Nemer Kanaan Neto, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

9. Marcos da Maia Vicente Júnior, 2019
Buscas por trânsitos planetários ao redor de estrelas anãs M da região do bojo galáctico
Advisor: Prof. Roberto Kalbusch Saito
Comisión:
Roberto Kalbusch Saito, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Rubens Tadeu Delgado Duarte, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Daniel Ruschel Dutra, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

10. Ellen Carolinie Gomes e Silva, 2019
Buscas por anãs brancas na região do disco galáctico
Advisor: Roberto Kalbusch Saito
Co-Supervisor: Antônio Nemer Kanaan Neto
Comisión:
Roberto Kalbusch Saito, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Raymundo Baptista, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Fábio Rafael Herpich, Universidade de São Paulo