Monica Garcia Fisica Catolica Valparaiso


Received B.S. degree in Physics from Universidad Central de Venezuela (UCV), Venezuela, in 2004 and the Ph.D. degree in Physics from Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas, Venezuela, in 2010. From 2010 to 2013, she was a Postdoctoral researcher at the Universidad de Chile. In 2013, she joined as a young researcher in the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (PUCV), Chile.

Since 2016, she works as Assistant Professor at PUCV, Valparaíso, Chile. Her research interests include chaotic dynamics, pattern formation and dynamics of localized structures.

Academic Positions

Education & Training

  • Ph.D. 2010

    Ph.D. in Physics

    Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research (IVIC)

  • Licenciate 2004

    Lic. in Physics

    Universidad Central de Venezuela

Honors, Awards and Grants

  • Dynamics Days Europe 2013.
    Best Poster Award
    “Formation of two-kink solitons due to the presence of a localized external force”.
  • 2010
    “Paola Carpi de Medina Award” for Best Postgraduate Student
    Instituto Venezolano de investigaciones Científicas (IVIC)
  • 2006
    Researcher promotion program (PPI)
    Candidate level. National Science, Technology and Innovation Observatory (ONCTI). Venezuela
  • 2004
    Scholarship for excellence for PhD students.
    Instituto Venezolano de investigaciones Científicas (IVIC)