Many-Body Physics & Biology Group

Dervis Can Vural, Assistant Professor. Physics Department, University of Notre Dame. Email:, Tel: 617-401-5659, Room: 384g






Popular science articles on our work:
June 29, 2018 | 
Limits on Inferring the Past
May 22, 2018 | Fluid Dynamics Affects Social Evolution. Also cf. Editorial Feature

February 14, 2017 | Our Universe Revealed (Public lecture): Evolution and Life in a Synthetic Universe. Watch
Feb 19, 2018 | Theory Seminar at Santa Fe: Rise and Fall of Evolutionary Sand Castles. Broadcasted Live.  Watch.
May 7, 2015 | NSF Workshop on Aging: Beyond Cellular Aging: How Complex Biological Structures Fail. Watch.

Workshops Organized:

January 19-3, 2019: Irreversible processes in Ecological Evolution, Santa Fe Institute. Funded by James McDonnel foundation. Workshop Website.
May 15-17, 2016 | Aging and Failure in Biological, Physical and Engineered Systems, Cambridge MA. Funded by NSF and University of Notre Dame. Workshop Website.

April 27, 2018 | Teaching Award. Inducted to Sigma Pi Sigma as "Honorary Faculty Inductee".