Professional Experience


09/01/2012 - present       Assistant Professor in Applied Mathematics
                                        Laboratory TIMC-IMAG
                                        Université Grenoble Alpes (ex- Joseph Fourier)
                                        Grenoble, France

11/29/2010 - 08/24/2012 Research Assistant Professor
                                        School of Medicine, Department of Pathology
                                        University of New Mexico
                                        Albuquerque, NM United States

09/21/2009 - 11/19/2010 Research Assistant Professor
                                        School of Biomedical Informatics
                                        University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
                                        Houston, TX United States

02/11/2008 - 09/11/2009 Postdoctoral Daimler- Benz Researcher
                                        Department for Innovative Methods of Computing
                                        Center for Information Services and High Performance Computing
                                        Technische Universität Dresden
                                        Dresden, Germany

06/01/2007 - 02/08/2008 Postdoctoral Marie Curie Researcher
                                        Center for Mathematical Medicine and Biology
                                        School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham
                                        Nottingham, England

05/01/2005 - 04/30/2007 Postdoctoral Marie Curie Researcher
                                        Department of Mathematics, Politecnico di Torino
                                        Torino, Italy

09/01/2001 - 08/31/2003 Postdoctoral Research and Training Assistant
                                        French Ministry of Education, Research and Technology
                                        Laboratoire de Modélisation en Mécanique
                                        University Pierre et Marie Curie
                                        Paris, France

09/01/1997 - 06/31/1998 Engineer
                                        French Ministry of Defense
                                        National Airspace Research Center (ONERA)
                                        Chatillon, France

Education


1998 - 2001 Ph.D. in Fluid Mechanics, University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
Thesis supervisors: Dr. Joël Chaskalovic and Prof. Alain Rigolot
Thesis: Contributions to the modeling of a swirling half-line vortex:
application to atmospheric tornado.
Degree obtained on December 17, 2001

1996 - 1997 M.Sc. in Theoretical Mechanics, University Pierre et Marie Curie
Thesis supervisors: Dr. Joël Chaskalovic
Thesis: Mathematical and numerical analysis of exact solutions of the
Navier-Stokes equations including thermal convection.
Degree obtained in June 1997

1992 - 1996 B.Sc. in Theoretical Mechanics, University Pierre et Marie Curie
Thesis supervisors: Dr. Joël Chaskalovic
Thesis: Mathematical modeling of a swirling source/sink line vortex.
Degree obtained in June 1996

Research Support


Ongoing

  • DMS-1263751 (PI: Prof. M. Lewis) ($704,508)
    NSF/NIGMS Collaborative Research: Multiscale Modeling of Mammary Gland Development 
    Role: Collaborator
    Date
    : 09/17/2013 - 09/17/2017

Completed

  • AGIR - University Joseph Fourier (PI: Dr. A. Chauviere) (€17,000)
    Multiscale modeling of fibrous tissue
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Date
    : 04/12/2013 - 12/31/2014
  • Rhone Alpes Complex Systems Institute - IXXI (PI: Dr. A. Chauviere) (€5,000)
    3D Multiscale modeling of cell-fiber interactions
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Date
    : 02/07/2013 - 12/31/2014
  • 1U54CA149196 (PI: Prof. S. Wong) ($553,740)
    NIH/NCI Center for Systematic Modeling of Cancer Development
    Role
    : Co-Investigator
    Date
    : 05/01/2010 - 02/28/2015 (7.20 calendar)
  • DMS-0818104 (PI: Prof. V. Cristini) ($224,998)
    NSF/DMS Collaborative Research: Multiscale Modeling of Solid Tumor Growth
    Role
    : Co-Investigator
    Date
    : 12/01/2010 - 08/31/2011 (4.20 calendar)

  • UNM Grand Challenge Award (PI: Prof. V. Cristini) ($25,000)
    UNM/STMC Measuring and modeling the movements of particles inside cells
    Role
    : Co-PI
    Date
    : 04/01/2011 - 07/31/2011 (2.40 calendar)

  • Project Number N/A (PI: Prof. V. Cristini) ($1,500,000)
    Cullen Trust for Health Care Virtual Cancer
    Role
    : Co-Investigator
    Date
    : 09/21/2009 - 11/19/2010 (5.40 calendar)

  • Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz Foundation (PI: Prof. N. Bellomo)
    From Bio-Inspired Logistics to Logistics-Inspired Bio-Nano Engineering
    Role:
    Postdoctoral Researcher (100%)
    Date: 02/11/2008 - 09/11/2009

  • Marie Curie Research Training Network MRTN-CT-2004-503661 (PI: Prof. N. Bellomo)
    Modeling, Mathematical Methods and Computer Simulation of Tumour Growth and Therapy
    Role:
    Postdoctoral Researcher (100%)
    Date: 05/01/2005 - 04/30/2007 & 06/01/2007 - 02/08/2008

Conference and Workshop Presentations


  • Workshop “Molecule Trajectories in Cellular Spaces”, Lyon, France, November 2015 [Invited]
  • SMAI Conference, Les Karellis, France, June 2015, in mini-symposium “BIOMATH” [Invited]
  • Workshop “Hybrid and multiscale modelling in cell and cell population biology”, Paris, France, March 2015 [Invited]
  • Conference “Mathematical Modeling in Cell Biology”, Lyon, France, March 2013 [Invited]
  • Society for Mathematical Biology Conference, NIMBioS, Knoxville, TN, US, July 2012, in mini-symposium "Data-driven Modeling in Mathematical Oncology."[Invited]
  • 9th AIMS International Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Orlando, FL, US, July 2012 [Invited]
  • Workshop "Mathematics of ICBP", Tampa, FL, US, March 2012 [Poster]
  • March Meeting 2012 of the American Physical Society, Boston, MA, US.
  • Annual Interdisciplinary Symposium of the NCI-ICBP Center for Modeling Cancer Development, Houston, TX, US, February 2012 [Invited]
  • 8th European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology, Krakow, Poland, June 2011, in mini-symposium "Multiscale Modeling of Biological Systems: from Physical Tools to Applications in Cancer Modeling."
  • 8th European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology, Krakow, Poland, June 2011, in mini-symposium "Analysis of Mathematical Models for Cancer Growth and Treatment." [Invited]
  • Conference on Partial Differential Equation in Mathematical Biology Bedlewo, Poland, September 2010.
  • 8th AIMS International Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Dresden, Germany, May 2010. [Invited]
  • White Workshop on Mathematical Biology, Torino, Italy, December 2009.
  • Society for Mathematical Biology Conference, Vancouver, Canada, July 2009. [Invited]
  • Transatlantic summer school on Cancer Systems Biology: Molecular Mechanisms and Mathematical Modelling, Rostock, Germany, June 2009. [Poster]
  • Bioinformatique et Modélisation Mathématique en Biologie et Innovation Thérapeutique Workshop, Paris, France, December 2008. [Invited]
  • Cell and Tissue Movement MBI Workshop, Columbus, Ohio, September 2008 [Invited]
  • Society for Mathematical Biology Conference, Toronto, Canada, July 2008.
  • 7th European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology, Edinburgh, Scotland, June 2008.
  • Euroconference on Modelling and Simulation of Cancer Growth and Therapy 'CancerSim2008', Torino, Italy, May 2008.
  • Multiscale Approaches in Cell Mechanics Workshop, Autrans, France, January 2008. [Invited]
  • 3rd Summer School of the Marie Curie RTN "Modelling, Mathematical Methods and Computer Simulation in Tumor Growth and Therapy," Dundee, Scotland, August 2007.
  • 2nd Meeting of Mathematical Modelling in Biology and Medicine, Evry, France, February 2007. [Poster]
  • 2nd Scientific Computing Advanced Training European Workshop on Mathematical Modelling and Challenges in Computational Science, Paris, France, September 2006. [Invited]
  • 2nd Summer School of the Marie Curie RTN "Modelling, Mathematical Methods and Computer Simulation in Tumor Growth and Therapy," Kolymbari, Crete, July 2006.
  • 6th AIMS International Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Poitiers, France, June 2006 [Invited]
  • Division of Fluid Dynamics Meeting, Texas 55th Meeting of the American Physical Society, Dallas, Texas, November 2002.
  • 5me Rencontre du Non-Linéaire, Paris, France, March 2002.
  • 14ème Congrès Français de Mécanique, Toulouse, France, September 1999. [Poster]

Invited Seminars and Lectures


  • Journée “Modélisation en biologie et statistique de données biomédicales”, Grenoble, France, November 2015
  • Rencontre LJK-TIMC, Grenoble, France, May 2015
  • GDR Métice, Paris, France, November 2014
  • ESMTB-EMS Spring School “Multiscale modeling in the life sciences”, Lyon, France, May 2013.
  • Spring School of the French Society of Theoretical Biology, Saint Flour, France, June 2012.
  • Department of Mathematics, University of California Irvine, US, November 2011.
  • Laboratoire 3SR, Grenoble, France, October 2011.
  • NCI-ICBP Center for Modeling Cancer Development, Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Houston, Texas, July 2011.
  • Pathology Research Day, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 2011. [View slides]
  • Department of Pathology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 2011.
  • Dipartimento Matematica, Universita Roma II, Rome, Italy, December 2009.
  • INRIA, team BANG, Rocquencourt, France, November 2009.
  • Institut Jean le Rond d'Alembert, Paris, France, April 2009.
  • Department of Mathematics, University of Sussex, England, November 2008.
  • ISC Paris Ile de France, Paris, September 2008.
  • CMMB, School of Mathematical Sciences, Nottingham, England, January 2008.
  • Laboratoire LAMA, Chambéry, France, November 2007.
  • Institut Jean le Rond d'Alembert, Paris, France, February 2007.
  • Dipartimento Matematica, Politecnico di Torino, Italy, November 2006.
  • Laboratoire TIMC, Grenoble, France, November 2006.
  • Laboratoire LSP, Grenoble, France, November 2006.
  • Institut Camille Jordan, Lyon, France, October 2006.
  • IRPHEE, Marseille, France, June 2006.
  • Department of Mathematics, Dundee University, Scotland, May 2006.
  • Laboratoire LadHyX (Polytechnique), Palaiseau, France, February 2002.
  • LMM, Paris, France, March 2001.

Service


Conference Organization

  • IXXI conference Modéliser des objets biologiques, à l’interface entre biologie et physiqueSaint-Martin d’Hères, France, November 4, 2014 - With E. Bertin (LIPhy, University Joseph Fourier) [Chair]
  • Spring School and Seminar of the French-speaking Society for Theoretical Biology Le vivant critique et chaotique, Saint-Flour, France, May 21-28, 2014 - With A. Stephanou (CNRS, France), N. Glade (University Joseph Fourier, France) and E. Fanchon (CNRS, France)
  • IXXI seminar series Non-standard Transport Processes, Lyon, France, September 20, 2013 - With H. Berry (Inria Lyon) and E. Bertin (ENS Lyon)
  • Mini-symposium Multiscale modeling of biological systems: from physical tools to applications in cancer modeling of the 8th European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology, Krakow, Poland, June 28 - July 2, 2011 - With H. Hatzikirou (University of New Mexico, US) and J. Lowengrub (University of California at Irvine, US). [Chair]
  • Mini-symposium Modeling and analysis of tumor invasion of the 8th European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology, Krakow, Poland, June 28 - July 2, 2011 - With H. Hatzikirou (University of New Mexico, US) and A. Deutsch (Technical University of Dresden, Germany). [Chair]

  • Special session Mathematical Cancer Modeling of the 8th AIMS conference, Dresden, Germany, May 25 - 28, 2010 - With T. Hillen (University of Alberta, Canada) and I. Ledzewicz (Southern Illinois University, US). [Chair]

  • Seminar Series Principles of cancer development, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany 2008 - 2009 - With C. Antos (Center for Regenerative Therapies), A. Oates (MPI-CBG), L. Brusch and A. Deutsch (TU Dresden).

  • Workshop Multiscale Approaches in Cell Mechanics, Autrans, France, January 7 - 10, 2008 - With C. Verdier (LSP - CNRS, Grenoble, France). [Chair]

  • Workshop La dynamique d'un vortex tridimensionnel: expériences, simulations et théorie, Paris, France, May 2001 - With M. Rossi (LMM - CNRS, Paris, France).

Peer Reviewing

  • Biophysical Journal (2015)
  • Bulletin of Mathematical Biology (2009; 2013)
  • CRC Press Mathematics, Statistics and Physics (2011)
  • Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems - Series B (2010 - 2011)
  • Human Frontier Science Program Journal (2008)
  • Journal of Mathematical Biology (2007; 2009 - 2012)
  • Journal of Theoretical Biology (2008 - 2014)
  • Mathematical Biosciences (2011)
  • Mathematical Modeling of Natural Phenomena (2009 - 2011; 2014)
  • Networks and Heterogeneous Media (2011)
  • 3rd International Conference BIONETICS 2008, Japan, November 2008

Mentoring

  • Supervisor of Z. Adjado, undergraduate student, TIMC-IMAG, University Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France (2014)
  • Scientific advisor of M. Romero, Ph.D. student, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Irvine, USA (2011-2012)
  • Scientific and professional mentor of Y.-L. Chuang and J. Pascal, Post-docs, Department of Pathology, University of New Mexico, USA (2011-2012)

  • Scientific advisor of K. Böttger, Ph.D. student, ZIH-IMC Technische Universität Dresden, Germany (2011 - 2012)

  • Scientific advisor of K. Pham, Ph.D. student, Department of Mathematics, University of California at Irvine, USA (2010)

  • Scientific and professional mentor of H. Hatzikirou, Post-doc, School of Biomedical Informatics, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston & Department of Pathology, University of New Mexico, USA (2009 - 2011)

  • Scientific advisor of H. Hatzikirou, Ph.D. student, and M. Tektonidis, postgraduate student, ZIH-IMC Technische Universität Dresden, Germany (2008 - 2009)

  • Scientific advisor of I. Brazzoli, Ph.D. student, Department of Mathematics, Politecnico di Torino, Italy (2005 - 2007)

  • Co-advisor with J. Chaskalovic (LMM, Paris, France) of five postgraduate students for their B.Sc. two-month research thesis, University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France (1997 - 2002)

Editing

  • Book Cell Mechanics. From single scale-based models to multiscale modeling (2010) A. Chauvière, L. Preziosi and C. Verdier Eds., Taylor & Francis Group, CRC Press publisher. Preface (pp. ix-xii) by A.C., L. Preziosi, and C. Verdier

  • Topical issue of Multiscale Modelling of Natural Phenomena on Cell migration (2010) EDP Sciences publisher. Preface doi: 10.1051/mmnp/20105100 (pp. 1-3) by A.C. and A. Stephanou

Additional Information


Memberships

  • American Physical Society (2012 - 2014)
  • Spatio-Temporal Modeling Center, University of New Mexico (2010 - 2012)
  • Society for Mathematical Biology (2007 - present)
  • European Society for Mathematical and Theoretical Biology (2007 - present)
  • Marie Curie Research Training Network Modeling, Mathematical Methods and Computer Simulation in Tumor Growth and Therapy (2005 - 2008)
  • ATIP Interaction entre tourbillons: analyse direct et calcul intensif (2002 - 2003)

Extended Visits

  • 01/2012 Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center, Baylor college of Medicine, Houston, TX, US
    Prof. Mike Lewis

  • 11/2011 & 08/2011 - 09/2011 Department of Mathematics, University of California, Irvine, US
    Prof. John Lowengrub.

  • 06/2010 - 07/2010 Department of Mathematics, University of California, Irvine, US
    Prof. John Lowengrub.

  • 11/2009 & 03/2010 Department of Mathematics, University of California, Irvine, US
    Prof. John Lowengrub.

  • 12/2009 Invited Professor (funded by I.N.d.A.M)
    Department of Mathematics, Policlinico di Roma, Italy
    Prof. Roberto Natalini

  • 09/2007 Department of Mathematics, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
    Prof. Luigi Preziosi

  • 04/2006 - 05/2006 Department of Mathematics, University of Dundee, Scotland
    Prof. Mark Chaplain

Awards

  • Award of Excellence from University Joseph Fourier, October 2013.
  • National Science Foundation and ESMTB travel awards to attend the European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology in Krakow, Poland, June 28 - July 2, 2011.
  • Landahl travel awards to attend the annual meeting of the Society for Mathematical Biology: Toronto, Canada, July 30 - August 2, 2008; Vancouver, Canada, July 27 - 30, 2009; Krakow, Poland, June 28 - July 2, 2011

  • ESMTB travel award to attend the Transatlantic Summer School "Cancer Systems Biology" in Rostock, Germany, June 7 - 10, 2009

  • Ohio State University travel award to attend the workshop "Cell and Tissue Movement" at the Mathematical Biosciences Institute in Columbus (OH), US, September 15 - 19, 2008

  • Fields Institute award to attend the Vanderbilt Integrative Cancer Biology Center Summer School in Toronto, Canada, August 2 - 6, 2008