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Staff

Laureano Ramirez de la Piscina

Associate Professor at the department of Physics. Ph.D. in Physics in 1990 for the Universitat de Barcelona. His research interests are related to nonlinear systems, pattern formation and fluctuations.

Blas Echebarria

Associate Professor at the department of Physics. Coordinator of the research group on Computational Biology and Complex Systems (BIOCOM-SC). BSc in physics (1994) for the University of the Basque Country and PhD in physics (1998) for the University of Navarre. His main research interests lie on the applications of nonlinear dynamics to fluid dynamics, material science and biophysics. 

Angelina Peñaranda

Associate Professor at the department of Physics. She obtained her graduation in Physics in 1981 at the Universitat de Barcelona (UB) and gained her PhD in Physics in 1991 (UB). She currently performs her research on cardiac modelling and in modelling suspensions of superconducting granules.

Enric Alvarez

Associate Professor at the department of Physics and member of the deparment board and the University Senate. He got the degree in Physics in 1998 and the PhD in Physics in 2004 at the University of Barcelona. He is currently working in computational neuroscience and cardiac modelling.

Sergio Alonso

Tenure track position (Ramón y Cajal research associate) at the department of Physics. He got the degree in Physics in 1998 and the PhD in Physics in 2004 at the University of Barcelona. He is currently working in cell biophysics, cardiac modelling, and fundamental non-linear physics.

Inma Rodríguez Cantalapiedra

Associate Professor at the department of Physics. Ph.D. in Physics (1995) for the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Her main research interests lie on the applications of nonlinear dynamics to fluid dynamics, material science and biophysics.

Carlota E. Auguet Sangrá

Associate Professor at the department of Physics. She obtained her graduation in Physics in 1979 at the Universitat de Barcelona (UB) and gained her PhD in Physics in 1988 (UB). Her main research interests are related to material sciences.

 

Post-docs

Francesc Font

Graduate in Physics by the University of Barcelona, Master in Mathematical Engineering in the UPC, PhD on Applied Mathematics in the UPC. Postdoctoral fellow in the McMaster University (Canada).

 

Students

PhD thesis


  • Miquel Marchena, PhD student of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya: Development and application of atrial myocyte models to investigate mechanisms that confer patients a high risk of atrial fibrillation.

  • Pedro André Arroyo: One year visiting PhD Student of the Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora (Brasil): Semi-continuum approach to discreteness.

Master thesis


  • Nikolina Krizanec: Mathematical modeling of calcium handling dysfunctions leading to atrial fibrillation (Master on Advanced Mathematics and Mathematical Engineering)


Finished

Bachelor thesis


  • Montserrat Torres: Stability of intracellular calcium in cardiac myocytes (Mathematics).

Finished