Curriculum

Education

Ph.D. in Astrophysics                                         2017 - 2021
Hamburger Sternwarte 
Universität Hamburg
Hamburg, Germany

M.Sc. in Astrophysics                                   2015 - 2017
Argelander Institute für Astronomie (AIfA)
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
Bonn, Germany

Academic semester                                     2013
Department of Physics 
University of New Mexico (UNM)
Albuquerque, USA

B.Sc. in Physics (graduated with honours)                   2010 - 2015
Faculty of Science 
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
Ciudad de México, México

Scholarships

Doctoral funding HmbNFG
Hamburg Act for the Promotion of Young Researchers and Artists       2021
University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Equal Opportunity Fund
University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany                     2021
(rejected)

Graduate studies in Germany
 CONACyT-DAAD                                                   2015
AIfA, Bonn, Germany

Undergraduate thesis work
PAPIIT-DGAPA                                                     2014
UNAM, Ciudad de México

Research program
PAPIIT-DGAPA                                                     2013
UNAM, Ciudad de México

International mobility
DGECI-UNAM                                                     2013
UNM, Albuquerque, USA

Publications

5 as a first author, 8 as a co-author. See my ADS profile here.

  1. Morphology of radio relics - II. Properties of polarized emission
    P. Domínguez-Fernández, M. Brüggen, F. Vazza, M. Hoeft, W. E. Banda-Barragán, K. Rajpurohit, D. Wittor, A. Mignone, D. Mukherjee, B. Vaidya.
    https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stab2353

  2. Accretion of a Vlasov gas onto a black hole from a sphere of finite radius and the role of angular momentum
    A. Gamboa, C. Gabarrete, P. Domínguez-Fernández, D. Núñez, O. Sarbach.
    https://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.104.083001

  3. Exploring the spectral properties of radio relics – I: integrated spectral index and Mach number
    D. Wittor, S. Ettori, F. Vazza, K. Rajpurohit, M. Hoeft, Domínguez-Fernández, P..
    https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stab1735

  4. Dissecting nonthermal emission in the complex multiple-merger galaxy cluster Abell 2744: Radio and X-ray analysis
    K. Rajpurohit, F. Vazza, R. J. van Weeren, M. Hoeft, M. Brienza, E. Bonnassieux, C. J. Riseley, G. Brunetti, A. Bonafede, M. Brüggen, W. R. Formann, H. J. A. Röttgering, A. Drabent, A. S. Rajpurohit, P. Domínguez-Fernández, D. Wittor, F. Andrade-Santos
    https://arxiv.org/abs/2104.05690

  5. The intracluster magnetic field in the double relic galaxy cluster Abell 2345
    Stuardi, C., Bonafede, A., Lovisari, L., Domínguez-Fernández, P., Vazza, F., Brüggen, M., van Weeren, R. J., de Gasperin, F.
    https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stab218

  6. Understanding the radio relic emission in the galaxy cluster MACS J0717.5+3745: Spectral analysis
    Rajpurohit, K., Wittor, D., van Weeren, R. J., Vazza, F., Hoeft, M., Rudnick, L., Locatelli, N., Eilek, J., Forman, W. R., Bonafede, A., Bonnassieux, E., Riseley, C. J., Brienza, M., Brunetti, G., Brüggen, M., Loi, F., Rajpurohit, A. S., Röttgering, H. J. A., Botteon, A., Clarke, T. E. Drabent, A., Domínguez-Fernández, P., Di Gennaro, G., Gastaldello, F.
    0.1051/0004-6361/202039428

  7. Fast magnetic field amplification in distant galaxy clusters
    Di Gennaro, G., van Weeren, R. J., Brunetti, G., Cassano, R., Brüggen, M., Hoeft, M., Shimwell, T. W., Röttgering, H. J. A., Bonafede, A., Botteon, A., Cuciti, V., Dallacasa, D., de Gasperin, F., Domínguez-Fernández, P., Enßlin, T. A., Gastaldello, F., Mandal, S., Rossetti, M. and Simionescu, A.
    2021NatAs…5..268D/doi:10.1038/s41550-020-01244-5

  8. Morphology of radio relics I: What causes the substructure of synchrotron emission?
    Domínguez-Fernández, P., Brüggen, M., Vazza, F., Banda-Barragán, W. E., Rajpurohit, K., Mignone, A., Mukherjee, D. and Vaidya, B.
    https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/staa3018

  9. Polarisation of Radio Relics in Galaxy Clusters
    Wittor, D., Hoeft, M., Vazza, F., Brüggen, M. and Domínguez-Fernández, P. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stz2715

  10. Dynamical evolution of magnetic fields in the intracluster medium
    Domínguez-Fernández, P., Vazza, F., Brüggen, M. and Brunetti, G. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stz877

  11. The challenge of detecting intracluster filaments with Faraday Rotation
    Locatelli, N., Vazza, F., Domínguez-Fernández, P.
    https://doi.org/10.3390/galaxies6040128

  12. Spectral analysis of magnetic fields in simulated galaxy clusters
    Domínguez-Fernández, P., Vazza, F., Brüggen, M.
    https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2548940

  13. Description of the evolution of inhomogeneities on a Dark Matter halo with the Vlasov equation
    Domínguez-Fernández, P., Jiménez-Vázquez, E., Alcubierre, M.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s10714-017-2286-8

Relevant professional experience

Member of the Student Council of the Quantum Universe Cluster of Excellence
University of Hamburg, Germany
2020 - 2021
Link

Equal Opportunity Officer at the Hamburger Sternwarte
University of Hamburg, Germany
2018 - 2021
Link

Teaching experience

Laboratory in Photometry of stars                             02.2017 - 05.2017
University of Bonn, Germany

Assistant in General Relativity                               08.2015 - 12.2015
Faculty of Science, UNAM, México

​Assistant in Contemporary Physics                           02.2014 - 06.2014
Faculty of Science, UNAM, México

Succesful computational proposals

Primordial Magnetic Fields through Large scale Structure formation II
Principal investigator
Norddeutsche Verbund für Hoch- und Höchst­leis­tungs­rech­nen (HLRN), Germany
50,000 node-h

The shocking and turbulent life of radio emitting electrons in the simulated intracluster medium 2
Co-principal investigator
JUWELS, Jülich Supercomputing Centre, Germany
1.29 million core-h

Primordial Magnetic Fields through Large scale Structure formation
Principal investigator
Norddeutsche Verbund für Hoch- und Höchst­leis­tungs­rech­nen (HLRN), Germany
83,340 node-h

The shocking and turbulent life of radio emitting electrons in the simulated intracluster medium
Co-principal investigator
JUWELS, Jülich Supercomputing Centre, Germany
0.7 million core-h

Schools & Internships

Les Houches Physics School: The multiple approaches to plasma physics           2019
Ecole de Physique des Houches
Les Houches, France

Research work: Distribution functions describing Vlasov perturbations               2016
in Dark Matter Haloes
Gravitation and Field Theory Department of ICN, UNAM
Ciudad de México, México

Research work: Dark Matter as a fluid or collection of particles                     2013
Gravitation and Field Theory Department of ICN, UNAM
Ciudad de México, México

Summer school in Astrophysics                                         2013
Radioastronomy and Astrophysics Center (CRyA)
Morelia, México

Astrophysical codes

  • ENZO

  • PLUTO

  • FLASH

  • GADGET