Section Editors

Section Board for 'Statistical Physics' (65)

Please see the section webpage for more information on this section.

Dr. Antonio M. Scarfone
Website
Section Editor-in-Chief
Istituto dei Sistemi Complessi, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (ISC-CNR), c/o DISAT, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, I-10129 Torino, Italy
Interests: nonextensive statistical mechanics; nonlinear Fokker–Planck equations; geometry information; nonlinear Schroedinger equation; quantum groups and quantum algebras; complex systems
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Dr. Tapio Ala-Nissila
Website
Section Associate Editor
1. Head of the Multiscale Statistical and Quantum Physics group in the Quantum Technology Center of Excellence and Professor of Physics at the Department of Applied Physics, Aalto University,00076 Aalto, Finland
2. Head of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical Modelling and Professor of Applied Mathematics & Theoretical Physics at the Department of Mathematical Sciences, Loughborough University, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, UK
Interests: theoretical and computational statistical and condensed matter physics; stochastic dynamics, stochastic thermodynamics, soft matter physics, multiscale materials modeling, nano and microplasmonics, fluid dynamics and heat transfer, open quantum systems, quantum thermodynamics, micro and nanofluidistics
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Dr. Angelo Vulpiani
Website
Dipartimento di Fisica Università degli studi di Roma "La Sapienza", Piazzale A. Moro, 5 00185 Roma, Italy
Interests: chaos and complexity in dynamical systems; non-equilibrium statistical mechanics; transport and reaction/diffusion
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Dr. Géza Ódor
Website
Scientific Advisor, Centre for Energy Research, MTA-EK-MFA, 29-33 Konkoly-Thege str., Budapest 1121, Hungary
Interests: nonequilibrium phase transitions; critical universality classes; disordered systems; brain network models; power-grid network models; surface growth classes
Prof. Dr. Vitaly Kocharovsky
Website
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-4242, USA
Interests: quantum fundamentals; quantum optics; critical phenomena; phase transitions; electromagnetic waves
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Dr. Roberto Mauri
Website
Dept. of Civil and Industrial Engineering, Laboratory of Reactive Multiphase Flow, University of Pisa, L.go Lazzarino, 56126 Pisa, Italy
Interests: reactive multiphase flows; non-equilibrium thermodynamics; phase transitions; micromixing; suspension flows; flow in porous media
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Dr. Mihaly Mezei
Website
Department of Pharmacological Sciences School of Medicine at Mount SinaiNew York, NY 10029, USA
Interests: molecular simulation; Monte Carlo methodology; macromolecular structure characterization; free-energy simulations; virtual screening
Prof. Dr. Adam Lipowski
Website
Faculty of Physics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań 61-614, Poland
Interests: modeling of complex systems; multi-agent systems; reinforcement learning; emergence and evolution of language; complex networks; statistical mechanics on complex networks; population dynamics; opinion formation; applications of statistical mechanics to computer sciences
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Dr. Emilio N.M. Cirillo
Website
Dipartimento SBAI, Sapienza Universita` di Roma, via A. Scarpa 16, 00161 Roma, Italy
Interests: Statistical Mechanics; interacting particle systems; equilibrium and out of equilibrium systems; rigorous results and Monte Carlo simulations, porous media
Dr. Anastasios Anastasiadis
Website
Space Research & Technology Group, Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing, National Observatory of Athens, GR-15236 Penteli, Greece
Interests: cellular automata; complexity; acceleration, transport and diffusion processes in dynamical systems
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Entropy: Tsallis Entropy
Prof. Dr. Constantino Tsallis
Website
1 Department of Theoretical Physics, Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Fisicas and National Institute of Science and Technology for Complex Systems, Rua Xavier Sigaud 150, 22290-180 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
2 Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
3 Complexity Science Hub Vienna, Josefstädter Straße 39, 1080 Vienna, Austria; http://csh.ac.at/
Interests: nonextensive statistical mechanics; foundations and applications of statistical mechanics; complex systems
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Dr. Andrea Puglisi
Website
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Istituto dei Sistemi Complessi (ISC), c/o Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita' Sapienza Roma, p.le A. Moro 2, 00185, Roma, Italy
Interests: granular materials; non-equilibrium statistical mechanics; computational cognitive science
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Dr. Ginestra Bianconi
Website
School of Mathematical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, London E1 4NS, UK
Interests: statistical mechanics of networks; biological networks; complexity and criticality in condensed matter
Prof. Dr. Giorgio Kaniadakis
Website
Department of Applied Science and Technology, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Torino, Italy
Interests: entropy; statistical physics; foundation of statistical mechanics; complex systems
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Dr. Donald J. Jacobs
Website
Department of Physics and Optical Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
Interests: statistical physics; biophysics; intelligent algorithms; adaptive control; inverse problems; optimization; simulation, computational modeling; multiscale modeling; data analytics; stochastic processes; extreme statistics; data reduction; machine learning
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Dr. Eun-jin Kim
Website
School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S3 7RH, UK
Interests: fluid dynamics; magnetohydrodynamics (MHD); plasma physics; self-organisation; non-equilibrium statistical mechanics; turbulence; solar/stellar physics; magnetic fusion; information theory; homeostasis in biosystems
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Dr. Andrés Santos
Website
Departamento de Física and Instituto de Computación Científica Avanzada (ICCAEx), Universidad de Extremadura, E-06006 Badajoz, Spain
Interests: Granular matter; kinetic theory; nonequilibrium statistical mechanics; liquid state theory
Prof. Dr. Attila Szolnoki
Website
Institute of Technical Physics and Materials Science, Centre for Energy Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, P.O. Box 49, H-1525 Budapest, Hungary
Interests: evolutionary game theory; statistical physics; Monte Carlo simulations; phase transitions; social and economic systems
Prof. Dr. Qi Ouyang
Website
1. The State Key Laboratory for Artificial Microstructures and Mesoscopic Physics, School of Physics, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
2. Center for Quantitative Biology and Peking-Tsinghua Center for Life Sciences, AAIC, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
Interests: biological relative nonlinear dynamics; microfluidics; pattern formation
Dr. Vladimir Frid
Website
Civil Engineering Department, Sami Shamoon College of Engineering, Ashdod, Israel
Interests: rock physics; applied geophysics; multi-scale failure
Prof. Dr. Jaume Masoliver
Website
1. Department of Condensed Matter Physics, University of Barcelona, 08193 Catalonia, Spain
2. Institute of Complex Systems (UBICS), University of Barcelona, 08193 Catalonia, Spain
Interests: random processes and systems; statistical physics; theoretical and mathematical physics
Prof. Dr. Haibao Lu
Website
Science and Technology on Advanced Composites in Special Environments Laboratory, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150080, China
Interests: shape-memory polymers; polymer nanocomposites; applied polymer physics
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Dr. Shi Jin
Website
Institute of Natural Sciences, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China
Interests: Kinetic theory; interaction particle systems; quantum dynamics; multiscale computation; uncertainty quantification
Dr. Eleonora Bilotta

Evolutionary Systems Group, University of Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende, Cosenza 87100, Italy
Interests: cellular automata; education; dynamical Systems; amp; Music and Art from Chaos; computers
Prof. Dr. Milton W. Cole
Website
Department of Physics, Penn State University, 104 Davey Lab, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Interests: statistical mechanics; adsorption; van der Waals; climate change; medical physics
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Dr. Paolo Facchi
Website
Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita' di Bari, 70126 Bari, Italy
Interests: open quantum systems and quantum phase transitions; quantum information and entangled states; information geometry and Fisher information; random matrix theory; rigorous results
Prof. Dr. Zdzislaw Burda
Website
Department of Applied Informatics and Computational Physics, Faculty of Physics and Applied Computer Science, AGH University of Science and Technology, 30-059 Kraków, Poland
Interests: statistical physics; complex systems; random matrix theory
Prof. Dr. Jian-Sheng Wang
Website
Department of Physics, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117551, Singapore
Interests: Monte Carlo simulation methods; nonequilibrium Green's function/master equations; thermal and electron transport in nanostructures and oxides; Near field radiative heat transfer
Dr. Giancarlo Ruocco
Website
Center for Life Nano Science, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Viale Regina Elena 291, I-00161 Rome, Italy
Interests: Dynamics and Thermodynamics of supercooled liquids and glasses; non-equilibrium dynamics; statistical physics of disordered systems and neural networks
Dr. Claudio Castellano
Website
Institute of Complex Systems, ISC-CNR, 00185 Roma, Italy
Interests: statistical physics; complex networks; opinion dynamics; epidemic spreading
Dr. Gianpiero Colonna
Website
CNR Istituto per la Scienza e Tecnologia dei Plasmi (ISTP) Bari, via Amendola 122/D, 70126 Bari, Italy
Interests: Statistical thermodynamics; Transport properties; Plasma physics and plasma chemistry; Boltzmann equation; State-to-state kinetics; high-enthalpy flows
Prof. Dr. Tapio Ala-Nissila
Website
1. Head of the Multiscale Statistical and Quantum Physics group in the Quantum Technology Center of Excellence and Professor of Physics at the Department of Applied Physics, Aalto University,00076 Aalto, Finland
2. Head of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical Modelling and Professor of Applied Mathematics & Theoretical Physics at the Department of Mathematical Sciences, Loughborough University, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, UK
Interests: theoretical and computational statistical and condensed matter physics; stochastic dynamics, stochastic thermodynamics, soft matter physics, multiscale materials modeling, nano and microplasmonics, fluid dynamics and heat transfer, open quantum systems, quantum thermodynamics, micro and nanofluidistics
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Dr. Simone Pigolotti
Website
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Okinawa 904-0495, Japan
Interests: statistical physics; biological physics; stochastic thermodynamics
Prof. Dr. Alessandro Pluchino
Website
Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia dell'Università di Catania e INFN Sezione di Catania, Via S. Sofia, 64, 95123 Catania CT, Italy
Interests: complex systems; statistical mechanics; complex networks; agent-based models; ether-drift experiments
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Dr. Pierpaolo Vivo
Website1 Website2
Quantitative and Digital Law Lab, Department of Mathematics, King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS, UK
Interests: random matrix theory; statistical mechanics; complex systems; legal complexity; quantitative social science
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Dr. Giovanni Ciccotti
Website
University of Roma “La Sapienza”, Piazzale A. Moro 2, 00185 Roma, Italy
Interests: methods in molecular dynamics simulation of systems of statistical mechanical interest; equilibrium and non equilibrium molecular dynamics; rare events; computer simulation of complex molecular systems
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Dr. Vicente Garzó
Website
Departamento de Física and Instituto de Computación Científica Avanzada (ICCAEx), Universidad de Extremadura, E-06006 Badajoz, Spain
Interests: kinetic theory; nonequilibrium statistical mechanics; granular fluids; gas-solid flows
Prof. Dr. Antonio Prados
Website
Física Teórica, Departamento de Física Atómica, Molecular y Nuclear, Universidad de Sevilla, Apartado de Correos 1065, E-41080 Sevilla, Spain
Interests: nonequilibrium statistical mechanics; stochastic thermodynamics; control theory; granular systems; mathematical physics
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Dr. Luigi Delle Site
Website
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Institute of Mathematics, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Interests: Theoretical and Mathematical Physics in Molecular Simulation; Statistical Mechanics of many-particle systems; Multiscale methods in Molecular Simulations
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Dr. Pedro Carpena
Website
Departamento de Física Aplicada II and Instituto Carlos I de Física Teórica y Computacional, E.T.S.I. de Telecomunicación, Universidad de Málaga, 29071 Málaga, Spain
Interests: interdisciplinary applications of statistical physics; physiological time series analysis; long-range correlated systems
Prof. Dr. Georg Wolschin
Website
Institute for Theoretical Physics, Philosophenweg 12-16 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
Interests: relativistic Heavy-Ion Physics/ Quark-Gluon Plasma Formation; transport phenomena in Low-Energy Heavy-Ion Physics; many-body theory; muonic atoms; particle transfer reactions
Prof. Dr. Lawrence Schulman
Website
1. Physics Department, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY 13699-5820, USA
2. Physics Department, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
Interests: statistical mechanics; quantum mechanics
Prof. Dr. Hawoong Jeong
Website
Department of Physics, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, 34141, Korea
Interests: complex systems; data science; network science
Prof. Dr. Santi Prestipino
Website
Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Earth Sciences, University of Messina, 98166 Messina, Italy
Interests: liquid–solid transition; crystal nucleation; crystal roughening; confined liquids; liquids and crystals of softly-repulsive particles; superfluid–supersolid transition
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Dr. Zoltán Toroczkai
Website
Department of Physics, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
Interests: statistical mechanics; nonlinear dynamical systems and chaos theory; complex networks; brain neuronal networks
Prof. Dr. Lorenzo Pareschi
Website
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Ferrara, via Machiavelli 30, 44121 Ferrara, Italy
Interests: Boltzmann and mean field equations; multiagent systems; econophysics; stochastic scientific computing; numerical methods for hyperbolic equations; multiscale modelling; uncertainty quantification; machine learning
Prof. Dr. Eli Barkai
Website
Physics Department, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel
Interests: statistical physics; quantum mechanics; weak ergodicity breaking; infinite ergodic theory; anomalous diffusion
Prof. Dr. George Em Karniadakis
Website
Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
Interests: Math+Machine Learning; Probabilistic Scientific Computing; Stochastic Multiscale Modeling
Prof. Dr. Bernardo Spagnolo
Website
"Emilio Segrè" Department of Physics and Chemistry, Interdisciplinary Theoretical Physics Group, Viale delle Scienze, Ed. 18, University of Palermo, Piazza Marina, 61, I-90128 Palermo PA, Italy
Interests: nonequilibrium statistical mechanics; noise-induced effects in nonlinear relaxation dynamics; metastability and noise induced phenomena in complex systems; open quantum systems and quantum phase transitions; interdisciplinary statistical physics: ecosystems, population dynamics, biological systems and econophysics
Prof. Dr. Marco Pettini
Website
Center for Theoretical Physics, Aix-Marseille University, 58 Boulevard Charles Livon, 13007 Marseille, France
Interests: Hamiltonian systems; Hamiltonian chaos; numerical methods; differential geometric methods; geodesic flows; control of chaos; equilibrium phase transitions; Monte Carlo methods; topological methods; complex systems; Fröhlich condensation; collective vibrations of biomolecules; electrodynamic intermolecular interactions; Warburg hypothesis; DNA-protein interactions
Prof. Dr. Guido Boffetta
Website
Department of Physics, University of Torino, 10125 Torino, Italy
Interests: turbulence; chaos; statistical mechanics
Prof. Dr. Manuel Torrilhon
Website
Affiliation/Address: Center for Computational Engineering Science, RWTH Aachen University, Schinkelstr. 2, 52062 Aachen, Germany
Interests: mathematical modeling in continuum physics; numerical methods for nonlinear hyperbolic systems; kinetic gas theory, Boltzmann equation, rarefied gases and micro-flows; magnetohydrodynamics for plasmas; multi-scale methods, especially time integrators
Prof. Dr. Richard Blythe
Website
School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JZ, UK
Interests: nonequilibrium statistical physics; populations and evolution; sociophysics
Dr. Alioscia Hamma
Website
College of Science and Mathematics, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA 02125, USA
Interests: quantum information; statistical mechanics; theoretical condensed matter; complex systems
Prof. Dr. Katja Lindenberg
Website
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0340, USA
Interests: statistical mechanics; nonlinear processes; dynamics in granular chains
Prof. Dr. Antoine Rauzy
Website
Department of Mechanical and Production Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
Interests: probabilistic models for the assessment of performance of complex technical systems; probabilistic risk/safety assessment; uncertainties; assessment algorithms; modeling languages and methodologies
Prof. Dr. Horacio Sergio Wio Beitelmajer
Website
Instituto de Fisica Interdisciplinar y Sistemas Complejos, Campus Universitat de les Illes Balears, 07122 Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Interests: complex systems; nonequilibrium statistical physics; stochastic processes and fluctuations out of equilibrium; pattern formation; dynamics of nonlinear systems; applications of statistical physics to sociology and economics
Prof. Dr. Misako Takayasu
Website
Research Unit Advanced Data Analysis and Modeling, Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 226-8502 Yokohama, Japan
Interests: big data analysis; complex networks; time series analysis; econophysics; sociophysics
Prof. Dr. Michel Pleimling
Website
Department of Physics and Academy of Integrated Science, Virginia Tech, ‎Blacksburg, VA‎, USA
Interests: non-equilibrium physics; dynamical processes and relaxation phenomena; phase transitions and critical phenomena; pattern formation; ecological and evolutionary systems
Dr. Vicenç Méndez
Website
Grup de Física Estadística, Departament de Física, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193-Cerdanyola del Vallès (Barcelona), Spain
Interests: Reaction-diffusion processes; Noise and stochastic processes; Anomalous diffusion; random walks; fractional dynamics
Prof. Dr. Cristóbal López
Website
IFISC (Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Physics and Complex Systems), Campus Universitat de les Illes Balears, E-07122 Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Interests: statistical physics; oceanography; mathematical biology; nonlinear dynamics
Prof. Dr. Ralf Metzler
Website
Institute for Physics & Astronomy, University of Potsdam, Karl-Liebknecht-Strasse 24/25, 14476 Potsdam, Germany
Interests: stochastic processes; non-equilibrium statistical mechanics; ergodicity; ageing; soft and biological matter
Prof. Dr. Luca Gammaitoni
Website
1. Department of Physics, Universita’ di Perugia, Via A. Pascoli, 1 - I-06100 Perugia, Italy
2. NiPS Laboratory, University of Perugia, 1 - I-06100 Perugia, Italy
Interests: noise; non-equilibrium statistical physics; non-linear dynamics; non-equilibrium thermodynamics; energy harvesting; information; low dissipation systems; low noise measurement systems; nanoscale devices; zero power computing; fundamental limits in computation devices
Dr. Takuya Yamano
Website
Department of Mathematics and Physics, Faculty of Science, Kanagawa University, 2946,6-233 Tsuchiya, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa 259-1293, Japan
Interests: Fisher information; nonextensivity; information theory; nonlinear Fokker-Planck equations; nonlinear Schrödinger equations; complexity measure; irreversibility; tumor growth; temperature-dependent energy levels in statistical physics
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Dr. Hung T. Diep
Website
Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Modélisation Université de Cergy-Pontoise, CNRS, UMR 8089 2, avenue Adolphe Chauvin, 95302 Cergy-Pontoise Cedex, France
Interests: theoretical physics with focus on critical phenomena and phase transitions
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Back to TopTop