Section Editors

Section Board for 'Statistical Physics' (50)

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Dr. Antonio M. Scarfone
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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
Tel. +390110907339
Interests: nonextensive statistical mechanics; nonlinear Fokker–Planck equations; geometry information; nonlinear Schroedinger equation; quantum groups and quantum algebras; complex systems
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Prof. Dr. Angelo Vulpiani
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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
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Dr. Géza Ódor
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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. Vitaly Kocharovsky
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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
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Prof. Dr. Roberto Mauri
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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
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Assist. Prof. Dr. Mihaly Mezei
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Department of Pharmacological Sciences School of Medicine at Mount SinaiNew York, NY 10029, USA
Tel. +1-212-659-5475
Interests: molecular simulation; Monte Carlo methodology; macromolecular structure characterization; free-energy simulations; virtual screening
Prof. Dr. Alessandro Sergi
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Dipartimento di Scienze Matematiche e Informatiche, Scienze Fisiche e Scienze della Terra, Università degli Studi di Messina, viale F. Stagno d'Alcontres 31, 98166 Messina, Italy
Interests: non-Hermitian quantum mechanics; quantum-classical hybrid systems; non-Hamiltonian systems; open quantum systems; superfluid vacuum theory; action-at-a-distance classical and quantum theories; emergent quantum gravity; dark energy; analogue gravity phenomenology
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Prof. Dr. Adam Lipowski
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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
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Prof. Dr. Cemal Basaran
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Dept. of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, University at Buffalo, New York, NY, USA
Tel. 7166454375
Interests: unified mechanics theory and its applications
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Prof. Dr. Mohammad Reza Rahimi Tabar
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1. Department of Physics, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
2. Department of Physics, Oldenburg University, D-26111 Oldenburg, Germany
Interests: dynamics of the complex systems; stochastic processes; time series analysis; control of complex systems
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Prof. Dr. Emilio N.M. Cirillo
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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
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Space Research & Technology Group, Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing, National Observatory of Athens, GR-15236 Penteli, Greece
Fax: +30 2 106138343
Interests: cellular automata; complexity; acceleration, transport and diffusion processes in dynamical systems
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Special Issue in Entropy: Tsallis Entropy
Prof. Dr. Constantino Tsallis
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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;
Fax: +55 21 2141 7190
Interests: nonextensive statistical mechanics; foundations and applications of statistical mechanics; complex systems
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Prof. Dr. Andrea Puglisi
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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
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Dr. Ginestra Bianconi
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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. David Wolpert
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Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
Interests: human behavior and control of collective systems; physics and computation; statistical inference; machine learning; optimization and search
Prof. Dr. Purushottam D. Gujrati
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1. Department of Physics, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325, USA
2. Department of Polymer Science, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325, USA
Interests: phase transitions and critical phenomena; non-equilibrium statistical thermodynamics; bulk and confined space thermodynamics; polymer physics; solution theory; combinatorics and graph theory; renormalization group and field theory
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Prof. Dr. Andrés Santos
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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. Marcel Ausloos
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1. School of Business, University of Leicester, Leicester, LE2 1RQ, United Kingdom
2. Department of Statistics and Econometrics, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Bucharest, 010552 Sector 1, Romania
Interests: time series analyses; statistical methods; multifractals; socio-eonophysics; models; religion implications; bibliometrics; scientometrics
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Prof. Dr. Leonid M. Martyushev
1. Institute of Industrial Ecology, S. Kovalevskaya str. 20, Ekaterinburg, 620219, Russia;
2. Ural Federal University, Mira str.19, Ekaterinburg 620002, Russia
Interests: fundamental problems of nature (irreversibility, asymmetry and scale of time, evolution, etc.); non-equilibrium thermodynamics; the second law of thermodynamics and entropy; maximum entropy production in physics, chemistry and biology; growth processes in nature (experiment, theory, simulation); morphological stability (crystal growth and fluid flow); pattern formation (dendrites, viscous fingers, etc.)
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Prof. Dr. Ronnie Kosloff
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Institute of Chemistry, Hebrew University, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
Interests: quantum Thermodynamics; quantum heat engines; quantum refrigerators; quantum dynamics; quantum control; quantum information
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Prof. Michael Nosonovsky
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering & Applied Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413, USA
Tel. +1 414-229-2816
Interests: nanotribology; multiscale mechanisms of dissipation; capillary; instabilities; biotribology; contact mechanics
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Prof. Dr. Giorgio Kaniadakis
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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
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Prof. Donald J. Jacobs
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Department of Physics and Optical Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
Fax: +1 704 687 8197
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
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Dr. Eun-jin Kim
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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
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Prof. Tiziana Di Matteo
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Department of Mathematics, King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS, UK
Interests: complex systems; econophysics; information filtering; mathematical finance; complex networks
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Prof. Dr. Lorenzo Pareschi
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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. Eli Barkai
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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
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Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
Interests: Math+Machine Learning; Probabilistic Scientific Computing; Stochastic Multiscale Modeling
Prof. Dr. Bernardo Spagnolo
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"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. Marco Pettini
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Centre de Physique Théorique, UMR 7332, and Aix-Marseille University, Luminy Campus, Case 907, 13288 Marseille, Cedex 9, 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
Department of Physics, University of Torino, 10125 Torino, Italy
Interests: turbulence; chaos; statistical mechanics
Prof. Dr. Manuel Torrilhon
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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
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School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JZ, UK
Interests: nonequilibrium statistical physics; populations and evolution; sociophysics
Dr. Alioscia Hamma
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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
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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
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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
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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
Dr. Antonio Scala
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Institute for Complex Systems (ISC), CNR, and Department of Physics, Universita` degli Studi "La Sapienza", Edificio Fermi, 1mo piano, stanza 103, Piazzale Aldo Moro, 2, I-00185 Roma, Italy
Interests: complex networks; energy landscapes; simulation of hard bodies; critical infrastructures; computational social science; network medicine
Prof. Dr. Misako Takayasu
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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. Sebastiano Stramaglia
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Applied Physics at the Physics Department of the University Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy
Interests: machine learning and neural networks, analysis of physiological signals, complex networks theory and its applications in neurosciences
Prof. Dr. Michel Pleimling
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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
Prof. Vicenç Méndez
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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. Antonino Messina
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Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Interests: Quantum Electrodynamics, open systems, time depndent spin hamiltonians, quantum and semiclassical Rabi models
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Prof. Dr. Cristóbal López
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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
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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
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1. Department of Physics, Universita’ di Perugia, Via A. Pascoli, 1 - I-06100 Perugia, Italy
2. NiPS Laboratory, University of Perugia, 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
Prof. Dr. Tapio Ala-Nissila
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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
Dr. Takuya Yamano
Department of Mathematics and Physics, Faculty of Science, Kanagawa University, 2946,6-233 Tsuchiya, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa 259-1293, Japan
Tel. +81 45 472 8796; Fax: +81 45 473 1280
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
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Prof. Dr. Hung T. Diep
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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.
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