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Former students and postdocs

 

Post-docs

  • Francesc Font: One year post-doctoral research stay in the group (2017-2018). Currently at the Center for Mathematical Research (CRM).
  • Carlos A Lugo-Vélez: Three year postdoctoral research stay in the group (2009-2012). Currently at the Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge.

PhD students

  • Eduardo MorenoComputer modeling of the polarity and amoeboid motion of living cells. 2022, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.
  • Martí CatalàMathematical modelling to study infectious diseases: from understanding to prediction. 2021, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
  • Miquel MarchenaDevelopment and application of atrial myocyte models to investigate mechanisms that confer patients a high risk of atrial fibrillation. 2020, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.
  • Allisson Dantas: Federal University of Riu Grande do Norte (UFRN). 2020, co-supervised in the department of Physics.
  • Nura AhmadMultiapproach computational modelling of tuberculosis. Understanding its epidemiological dynamics for improving its control in Nigeria. 2020, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.
  • Pablo Araujo: PhD at the department of Agri-food Engineering and Biothecnology. Developing an individual-based model to study the bacterial denitrification process. 2017, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya 
  • Pedro André Arroyo: One year visiting PhD Student of the Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora (Brazil): Semi-continuum approach to discreteness. 2018.

Master students

  • Sònia Miani: Improving the development and testing of an EEG medical software for Epilepsy diagnosis according to regulatory guidelines (Master in Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Biomedical Engineering, 2022).
  • Benjamin Harun Tezcan: Establishing links between image segmentation and deep learning interpretability methods (Master in Automatic Control and Robotics, 2022).
  • Yago Ferreiro: Heat transfer enhancement in air by means of acoustic fields (Master in Aerospace Science and Technology, 2022).
  • Julia Cabrera: Simple mathematical model of the Tuberculosis lesion formation in a secondary lobe of the lungs (Master in Engineering Physics, 2022).
  • Eva Rifà: Study of the evolution of new variants during an epidemic (Master in Engineering Physics, 2021).
  • Mateo Alonso:  Development of a cardiac model for the study of sudden cardiac death in infants (Master in Engineering Physics, 2021).
  • Silvia Alvarez: Spatially distributed SIR models for COVID-19 propagation (Master in Atomistic and Multiscale Computational Modelling in Physics, Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2021).
  • Nica Gutu: Biochemical model for the amoeboid motion of Dictyostelium discoideum cells (Master in Engineering Physics, 2020).
  • Nora Wieczorek i Masdeu: Numerical model of cardiac electromechanics (Master in Mathematics, 2019).
  • Thomas Prade: Measurement of sarcoplasmic reticulum passive leak current and its relation with spark characteristics in atrial myocytes (Master in Photonics, 2019).
  • David Conesa: Integration of a subcellular calcium model with cardiac action potential in human atria. (Master in Atomistic and Multiscale Computational Modelling in Physics, Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2019).
  • Nikolina Krizanec: Mathematical modeling of calcium handling dysfunctions leading to atrial fibrillation (Master in Advanced Mathematics and Mathematical Engineering, 2017)
  • Miquel Marchena: Development of a computational model of calcium singalling in cardiac cells at the submicron scale (Master in Atomistic and Multiscale Computational Modelling in Physics, Chemistry and Biochemistry 2016).

Bachelor students

Internship students

  • Radu Diaconescu: Spatio-temporal reaction-diffusion model exploring the role of fibroblasts in the formation of granuloma in tuberculosis (DAAD RISE Scholarship, Life Sciences - Liberal Arts & Sciences, 2022, University of Freiburg)
  • Sammy Mustafa (undergraduate student funded by the Northwestern University, 2022)
  • Anna Bandoni: An epidemiological model for malaria that accounts for gene deletions (BioFam Master internship, 2022)
  • Fabian Puga: Alternans in homogeneous and heterogeneous cardiac tissue (BioFam Master internship, 2022)
  • Inmaculada Baxarias: Analysis and prediction of COVID-19 for EU-EFTA-UK and other countries (Engineering Physics, 2021) (Research support staff)
  • Ann-Kathrin von Mickwitz: Analysis of X-Ray scattering images from three-dimensional cardiac infarcted myocardial tissue (DAAD fellowship. Mathematics 2021, University of Bremen)
  • Pablo Palacios: Analysis and prediction of COVID-19 for EU-EFTA-UK and other countries (Engineering Physics, 2021) (Learning Scholarship) 
  • Tomàs Urdiales: Analysis and prediction of COVID-19 for EU-EFTA-UK and other countries (Engineering Physics, 2021) (Learning Scholarship) 
  • Daniel Molinuevo: Analysis and prediction of COVID-19 for EU-EFTA-UK and other countries (Engineering Physics, 2021)
  • Katerina Krassakopoulou: Computational modelling of interactions between immune system and Mycobacterium tuberculosis inside an alveolus (Erasmus+ student from University of Patras, 2019).
  • Friedrich Puttkammer: Biophysical computational modeling of the intracellular electrophysiology of a single cardiac cell (Biophysics, 2019, student from the Humboldt University of Berlin)
  • Maria Franz: Deterministic and stochastic modeling of calcium dynamics (Biochemistry, 2019, student from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)
  • Dafni Giannari: Comparison study of the Electrophysiology of neurons and cardiac cells. (Erasmus+ student from University of Patras, 2018).
  • Pablo Navarro: From ABM to continuous: A tuberculosis alveolar infection model (Engineering Physics, 2018).