Associate

Ben  Kotrc

Ben Kotrc

Knoll
Associate

Dissertation title: "Evolution of Silica Biomineralizing Plankton"
Advisor: Andy Knoll
Current position: Postdoctoral Research Associate, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Alberto Perez Muñuzuri

Alberto Perez Muñuzuri

Associate
Perez-Mercader Lab, Rowland Institute

Alberto P. Munuzuri earned his undergraduate degree in the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain where he completed his PhD. During his PhD he worked in different laboratories, Prof.  V.I. Krinsky (INLN-CNRS, Nice, France), Prof. M. Marcus (Max Plank Institut, Dortmund, Germany), Prof. E. Hofer (Univ. of Graz, Austria). Following this, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Dept. at the Univ. of California at Berkeley (USA), group of Prof. L.O. Chua and later at the group of Prof. Epstein and Prof. Zhabotinsky at the Univ. of Brandeis (USA). He is a permanent professor at the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain where he was the leader of the Group of Non Linear Physics for several years and has been collaborating with different scientific groups in Europe and America.

Research Interests: Spatio-temporal pattern formation in Complex Systems.  Modelling biophysics. Autowaves, Turing structures, patterns in general.  Hydrodynamic instabilities coupled with pattern-forming reactions. Decision making algorithms in robotics based in biological waves.