NEUROPHYSICS AND NONLINEAR DYNAMICS GROUP


 
André Longtin, Ph.D.
Professor of Physics , APS Fellow
University Research Chair in Neurophysics
Director, Center for Neural Dynamics
Physics Department, 150 Louis Pasteur
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
TEL: 613-562-5800 ext. 6762
FAX: 613-562-5190
alongtin at uottawa dot ca
Cross-Appointments:
Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Mathematics and Statistics
 

 RESEARCH      PUBLICATIONS      GROUP      MEDIA      JOBS      WORKSHOPS


NSERC-CREATE Training Initiative in Quantitative Biomedicine (Principal Investigator)

Center for Neural Dynamics , University ofOttawa                    

Biological Physics at the University of Ottawa

Biological Physics in Canada  

Ottawa Institute of Systems Biology                      


  EDUCATION

  B.Sc. Physics 1983, Université de Montréal

  M.Sc. Physics, 1985, Université de Montréal  (Theoretical Biophysics). 

     Prof. Jean-Robert Derome, supervisor.
     Thesis: ``Mathematical Model of the Human Acoustic reflex.''  (in French)


  Ph.D. Physics, 1989, McGill University, Montréal (Nonlinear Dynamics)

     Prof. Michael Mackey, supervisor
     Dr. John Milton (McGill and Montreal Neurological Institute), co-supervisor
     Thesis: ``Nonlinear Oscillations, Noise and Chaos in Neural Delayed Feedback.''


  EMPLOYMENT

  • Visiting Professor, Physik and Institute for Advanced Studies, Technische Universität München (2011-12)
  • Visiting Professor, Brain-Mind Institute, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (January-March 2006)
  • Full Professor, Department of Physics, University of Ottawa (May 2002+)
  • Visiting Professor, Institut für Physik, Humboldt Universität Berlin, and
  • Max-Planck-Arbeitsgruppe ``Nonlinear Dynamics'', Potsdam Universität (Sept.-Oct. 1999)
  • Associate Professor, University of Ottawa, Physics Department (1997+; tenured December 1995)
  • Visiting Researcher, Santa Fe Institute for Studies of Complexity (summer 1992)
  • Member, Center for Nonlinear Dynamics in Physiology and Medicine, McGill University (since 1992)
  • Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa, Physics Department (1992-1996)
  • NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow,  Complex Systems Group T13 (Dr. Doyne Farmer, group leader) and Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico, USA (1989-1991)
  • Chalk River Nuclear Laboratories, Biomedical Research Group (summer 1983)
  • Laboratoire de Physique Nucleaire, Universite de Montreal (summers of 1981 and 1982)

  RESEARCH KEYWORDS

  • Nonlinear Dynamics 
  • Stochastic Dynamical Systems
  • Neural/Physiological Modelling
  • Theoretical Neuroscience
  • Computational Neuroscience
  • Neurophysics
  • Bioelectromagnetics
  • Nonlinear Time Series Analysis
  • Mathematical Biology
  • Mathematical Medicine
  • Emergent Computation
  • Electric Fish
  • Swarm Intelligence
  • Neurophotonics

  JOURNALS

  • Editorial Board, Journal of Mathematical Neuroscience (Springer)
  • Editorial Board, Bulletin of Mathematical Biology (Springer)
  • Reviewer Board, Frontiers in Systems Physiology
  • Reviewer Board, Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience
  • Editorial Board, Biological Cybernetics (Springer)
  • Editorial Board, Cognitive Neurodynamics (Springer)


Last Update: May 2012