Losert, Wolfgang

Wolfgang Losert
Director
3341 A.V. Williams Building (Bldg 115)
Phone: 
301-405-0629
Research Interests: 

Nonlinear dynamics and complex systems approaches for cancer applications, pattern formation and collective dynamics of cells and granular particles

Background: 
  • Physics
  • Bioengineering
  • Maryland Biophysics Program,
  • Director, UMD-NCI Partnership for Cancer Technology,
  • Director, Institute for Physical Science and Technology (IPST)
  • Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics (IREAP)

Research Projects:

  • Dynamics of biomaterials on micro and nanoscales
  • Systems Biology - coupled mechanical and biochemical signaling pathways
  • Jamming and slow flow of granular matter
     
Selected Publications: 
  • M. Toiya, J. Stambaugh, and W. Losert, "Transient and oscillatory granular shear flow" Phys Rev Lett. 83, 088001 (4 pages) (2004)
  • R. Skupsky, C. McCann, R. Nossal, W. Losert, “Bias in the Gradient Sensing Response of Chemotactic Cells” to appear in J. Theoretical Biology (2007)
Maryland Biophysics/IREAP/Bioengineering
Institution: 
University of Maryland, College Park