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Personal contact information

  • e-mail : jperaltac [at] gmail [dot] com
  • work address :
    • Las Palmeras #3425, Ñuñoa Santiago, Chile.
    • Casilla 653
  • work phone :
    • +56-2-9787439

Education

  • June 2010-to date, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Iowa State University.
  • April 2010, PhD in Physics. Universidad de Chile. Download Thessis here. (spanish version with english abstract)
  • 2005, Licenciado en Ciencias con mención en Física, Universidad de Chile.

Professional Experience

Lectures

  • 2010, Métodos Computacionales para la Física II, Universidad Andrés Bello, primer semestre.
  • 2009, Laboratorio de Física I, programa académico de Bachillerato, Universidad de Chile, segundo semestre.

Teacher Assistance

Workshops and Congress

2010

  • Organizer, with Claudia Loyola, Sergio Davis and Felipe González, the "Escuela de simulación computacional de dinámica molecular clásida", performed on 4 and 8 of January, Santiago Chile.

2009

  • Assistance and Poster presentation (GeO2 at high pressure) to International Conference on Advanced Materials, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • Assistance and tutor in labs (High Performance Computing setcion) of Latin American School on Computational Material Science, performed on 12 and 30 January, Santiago, Chile.
  • Organizer, along with Claudia Loyola, the Nano Python Workshop, taught by Sergio Davis and performed on 12 and 13 January in the Physics Department, Faculty of Science, University of Chile, Santiago Chile.
  • Poster LPMD: Las Palmeras Molecular dynamics: Flexible and Modular Molecular Dynamics presented in Escuela de Nanoestructuras II, 5-9 January, at Universidad Federico Santa María, Valparaiso, Chile.
  • Oral work in Abril Charlas Mil. Initiative and organization of graduate physics students to create awareness at undergraduate and postgraduate studies being carried out. Realized on 6 and 7 April, in Universidad de Chile, Santiago Chile.

2008

  • Oral (Structural and vibrational properties of amorphous GeO2 under pressure: A molecular dynamics study) and poster (LPMD: Las Palmeras Molecular Dynamics: Flexible and modular molecular dynamics) contributions in XVI Simposio Chileno de Física, at University Federico Santa María, Valparaiso, Chile.
  • Assistance to Conference Física de Proteínas, Lectures by Dr. Carlos Camacho, associate professor Department of Computational Biology and Department of Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry, University of Pittsburgh. Between 11-14 Augost at Departamento de Física, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, Santiago Chile.
  • Assistance and Poster presentation entitled Structural and vibrational properties of amorphous GeO2 under pressure: a molecular dynamics study presented in '29th International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors (ICPS-29), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • Assitance and Poster entitled Structural and vibrational properties of amorphous GeO2 under pressure: a molecular dynamics study presented in CCP5 "Methods in Molecular Simulation Summer School 2008" between 6-15 July, at Sheffield University, England.
  • Poster Structural an vibrational properties of amorphous GeO2: a molecular dynamics study presented in Escuela de Nanoestructuras, 14-18 January, at Universidad Federico Santa María, Valparaiso, Chile.

2007

  • Participation in Workshop en Simulación Molecular: Cálculos de Energía Libre Aplicados a Sistemas Biológicos , 19-21 of November, at Centro de bioinformática y Simulación Molecular, Universidad de Talca, Talca, Chile.
  • Oral work LPMD : Las Palmeras Molecular Dynamics, in EMFIMIN VI Encuentro de Modelos Físicos y Matemáticos en Ingeniería, 15-16 November, at the Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Santiago, Chile.
  • Assistence to II Congreso Nacional de e-Ciencia: e-Ciencia para el Chile del Bicentenario, 12-13 September, Hotel Neruda, Santiago, Chile.
  • Collaboration in "Semana Abierta 2007" realized between 24 and 27 Octuber at Facultad de Ciencias de la Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile.
  • Assistance to Minisimposio de Física Teórico-Experimental, Física Nuclear, Física de Sistemas Nanoscópicos y Nanomateriales. realized the 9 July at Departamento de Física, Facultad de Ciencias Físicas y Matemáticas, Universidad de Chile.

2006

  • Assistance to Workshop on Porting Scientific Applications on Computational GRIDs, 6-17 February, at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy.
  • Assitance to Workshop on Tools for Computational Physics, 6-11 March at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy.
  • Poster "Structural and vibrational properties of amorphous GeO2: a molecular dynamics study", in Taller de Nanociencia y Baja Dimensionalidad, 6 and 10 January, at Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Valparaíso, Chile.
  • Oral contribution Structural and vibrational properties of amorphous GeO2: a molecular dynamics study, in XV Simposio Chileno de Física, realized in CCHEN (Comisión Chilena de Energía Nuclear), Santiago, Chile.

2004

  • Assistance to XIV Simposio Chileno de Física realized in Universidad Católica del Norte, Antofagasta, Chile.

Personal Skills

  • Linux Administrator, Debian based systems.
  • Programing
    • C++ - Advanced
    • C - Average
    • Python - Average
    • bash - Advanced
  • Languages
    • Spanish - Native
    • English - Advanced

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