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Daniel F. M. Folha

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Biographic notes
Daniel F. M. Folha was awarded the "Licenciatura" in Physics/Applied Mathematics by the University of Porto in 1992, the M.Sc. in Astrophysics by the Queen Mary & Westfield College (QMW), University of London (U.K.) in 1993 and the Ph.D. in Astrophysics, also by QMW, in 1998.

He has been a researcher at Centre for Astrophysics, University of Porto (CAUP) since 1998, having spent one year (1999) as CAUP's astronomer at the Isaac Newton Group (ING) in La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain.

From 2005 to 2008 he lead a Ciência Viva project that aimed to contribute to the promotion of scientific culture through the development of Astronomy related activities and outreach materials.

Since 2005 he is an Invited Associated Lecturer at Instituto Superior de Ciências da Saúde - Norte (ISCS-N).

His main activities include: the study of young stars and associated phenomena, both observationally and through modeling; teaching basic physics to Health Science undergraduate students; promoting public awareness and understanding of science.

Lastest CAUP publications
R. Azevedo, D. F. M. Folha, J. F. Gameiro, N. Calvet, 2007,
Extended wind in jetless classical T Tauri star TW Hya,
The Astrophysical Journal, 670, 1234-1239
R. Azevedo, N. Calvet, L. Hartmann, D. F. M. Folha, J. F. Gameiro, J. Muzerolle, 2006,
Calcium II infrared triplet line models in classical T Tauri stars,
Astronomy and Astrophysics, 456, 225-234
J. F. Gameiro, D. F. M. Folha, P. P. Petrov, 2006,
The veiling spectrum of DI Cephei and its relationship to emission line profiles,
Astronomy and Astrophysics, 445, 323-329
D. F. M. Folha, 2003,
Continum excess emission in young low mass stars,
Astrophysics and Space Science, 287, 41-46
C. Packham, K. L. Thomson, A. Zurita, J. H. Knapen, I. Smail, R. Greimel, D. F. M. Folha, C. Benn, A. Humphrey, R. Rutten, D. Ciardi, M. Bec, R. Bingham, S. Craig, K. Dee, D. Ives, P. Jolley, P. Moore, M. Pi i Puig, S. Rees, G. Talbot, S. Worswick, 2003,
INGRID: A near-infrared camera for the William Herschel Telescope,
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 345, 395-405
V. Ripepi, M. Marconi, S. Bernabei, F. Palla, F. J. G. Pinheiro, D. F. M. Folha, T. D. Oswalt, L. Terranegra, A. Arellano Ferro, X. Jiang, J. M. Alcalá, S. Marinoni, M. J. P. F. G. Monteiro, M. Rudkin, K. J. Johnston, 2003,
Multisite observations of the PMS delta Scuti star V351 Ori,
Astronomy and Astrophysics, 408, 1047-1055
C. Dougados, J. Bouvier, G. Duvert, P. J. V. Garcia, D. F. M. Folha, 2003,
Probing the magnetosphere in young stars with AMBER/VLTI,
Astrophysics and Space Science, 286, 151-156
F. J. G. Pinheiro, D. F. M. Folha, M. Marconi, V. Ripepi, F. Palla, M. J. P. F. G. Monteiro, S. Bernabei, 2003,
Oscillations in the PMS delta Scuti star V346 Ori,
Astronomy and Astrophysics, 399, 271-274
J. F. Gameiro, D. F. M. Folha, V.M. Costa, 2002,
On the nature of variations in the T Tauri star WY Arietis (LkHα 264),
Astronomy and Astrophysics, 388, 504-517
D. F. M. Folha, J. P. Emerson, 2001,
Near infrared hydrogen lines as diagnostic of accretion and winds in T Tauri stars,
Astronomy and Astrophysics, 365, 90-109