Researcher

dr. Camilo Posada

Brief resume

Post-doctoral researcher
Research Centre of Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics
Institute of Physics
Faculty of Philosophy and Science
Silesian University in Opava
Bezručovo nám. 1150/13
746 01 Opava, Czech Republic

 

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SPIRE

Citizenship: Colombian citizen
Languages: Spanish (native), English (fluent)

Research interests

Relativistic astrophysics, compact objects, numerical relativity, gravitational-waves sources.

Research experience

  • Visiting Researcher 01/10/2018 – 31/12/2018
    Research Centre of Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics
    Institute of Physics
    Faculty of Philosophy and Science
    Silesian University in Opava
    Bezručovo nám. 13
    CZ-74601 Opava, Czech Republic
  • Visiting Researcher 02/2018 – 08/2018
    Group of Relativistic Astrophysics
    Centro de Matemática, Computa ̧cao e Cogni ̧cao
    Universidade Federal do ABC
    Av. dos Estados, 5001
    Santo André - SP, Brazil.
    Supervisor: Cecilia Chirenti

Education

  • University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC., USA Ph.D., Physics, 08/2017
    Thesis: On slowly rotating supercompact Schwarzschild stars
     Advisor: Pawel O. Mazur
  • University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC., USA
    M.Sc., Physics, 08/2014
    Thesis: On the electrovacuum solutions to the Einstein-Maxwell system in General
    Relativity
  • Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá D.C., Colombia
    M.Sc., Physics, 09/2009
    Thesis: The effect of the cosmological expansion on gravitational bounded systems
    (in Spanish)
    Advisor: Marek Nowakowski
  • Universidad Pedag ́ogica Nacional, Bogotá D.C., Colombia
    B.S., Physics, 08/2005

 

Teaching

  • Teaching Assistant 08/2011 – 08/2017
    PHYS 202/212 - General Physics II Lab
    Department of Physics and Astronomy
    University of South Carolina
    Columbia, SC., USA.
    Coordinator: James Clawson
  • Full Time Lecturer Jan. 2011 – Jun. 2011
    Physics II (Electricity and Magnetism) - Theory and Lab.
    Area of Physics
    Universidad Piloto de Colombia
    Bogot ́a D.C., Colombia
  • Full Time Lecturer Jan. 2011 – Jun. 2011
    Physics II (Electricity and Magnetism) - Theory and Lab.
    Area of Physics
    Universidad Piloto de Colombia
    Bogot ́a D.C., Colombia
  • Full Time Lecturer Jan. 2010 – Dec. 2010
    Physics I and II - Theory and Lab.
    Mathematical Methods for Engineers
    Area of Basic Sciences
    Fundación Universitaria Los Libertadores
    Bogotá D.C., Colombia
  • Graduate Assistant Jan. 2006 – Jul. 2009
    Experimental Physics I and II
    Physics I and II (Recitation Sessions)
    Physics I (2007, 2008 Summer Lecturer)
    Department of Physics
    Universidad de los Andes
    Bogotá D.C., Colombia

 

Awards

  • Honor Fellowship for Outstanding Academic Performance
    Universidad Pedag ́ogica Nacional
    Bogot ́a D.C., Colombia
    Date: 06/2002
  • Visiting International Fellowship in the Physical Sciences
    Faculty of Philosophy and Sciences
    Silesian University in Opava
    Opava, Czech Republic
    Date: 01/09/2018 – 31/12/2018

 

List of selected articles

  • Konoplya, R. A., Posada, C., Stuchl ́ık, Z., Zidhenko, A., (2019) Stable Schwarzschild
    stars as black-hole mimickers, arXiv: gr-gc/1905.08097
  • Posada, C., and Chirenti, C., On the radial stability of ultra-compact Schwarzschild
    stars beyond the Buchdahl limit, Class. Quantum Grav. 36, 065004 (2019)
  • Posada, C., Slowly rotating supercompact Schwarzschild stars, MNRAS, 468, 2128
    (2017)
  • Posada, C., (2014) Imbedding a Reissner-Nordstr ̈om charged mass into cosmology,
    arXiv: gr-gc/1405.6697
  • Posada-Aguirre, N. C., and Batic D., Electrovac universes with a cosmological
    constant, Cent. Eur. J. Phys. 12, 297 (2014).
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