Mark S. Alber

Vincent J. Duncan Family Professor of Applied Mathematics

Concurrent Professor of Physics

Director, Center for the Study of Biocomplexity

University of Notre Dame

Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine

Contact Info | CV | Publications | ACMS@ND| Physics@ND

General Information:

Books and Special Issues of Journals

Special Issue on Multiscale Modeling in Biology (2005).

Multiscale Modeling and Simulation: A SIAM Interdisciplinary

Journal, Volume 3, Number 2, 2005,
Mark Alber, Thomas Hou, James A. Glazier, Yi Jiang, Guest Editors

Alber, M.S. , B. Hu and J. Rosenthal editors (1997),

Current and future directions in applied mathematics.

Papers from the symposium held at the University

of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, April 1996.

Birkhauser Boston, Inc., Boston, MA.

Clay Fuqua, James A. Glazier, Yves Brun and Mark S. Alber, Editor, Special Issue of the Journal: Biofilms, Cambridge University Press, Volume 1, Number 4, 2004.

Mark Alber, Ray Goldstein, Erwin Frey, Editors, Special Issue

on Applications to Biology of the Journal of Statistical Physics,

Springer, Volume 128, Issue 1-2, July 2007.


Research Interests
Chicken Limb MorphogenesisMyxobacteria movement
and aggregation


Research Group
StudentsPostdocsFormer Members


Richard Gejji (2005-present)

Tanya Kazakova (2005-present)

Fang Qi (2005-present)

Matt Rissler (2003-present)

Jianfeng Zhu (2005-present)



Ivan Gregoretti (2003-present)


Computer Science

Scott Christley (2005-present)



Yilin Wu (2005-present)

Computational and mathematical biology

Nan Chen (2005-present)

Gennady Margolin (2005-present)


Computational biology

Olga Sozinova (2004-2006)

Rajiv Chaturvedi (2001-2004)


Mathematical biology

Pavel Lushnikov (2005-2006)

Bogdan Kazmierczak (2003-2004)

Xinan Zhang (2001-2002)


Nonlinear Waves

Gregory Luther (1995-1997),

NSF Math. Sci. Postdoctoral Industrial Research Fellowship



Audi Kiskowski (2000-2004)

Charles Miller (1995-2000)


Undergraduate (REU Program)

Adam Willis (2003-2004)

Michael Bell (Summer 2004)


MATH 807
Fall 2006
Multi Scale Modeling
MATH 807
Spring 2006
Applied Mathematics: Mathematical Biology
MATH 407/507
Spring 2006
Mathematical and Computational Modeling
Math 611
Fall 2005
Nonlinear Dynamical Systems
Math 434A/534A
Spring 2005
Mathematical and Computational Modeling in Biology and Physics
SC 190
Spring 2005
Undergraduate Seminar on Interdisciplinary Biological Research



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