André Longtin, Ph.D.
Professor of Physics, APS Fellow   
University Research Chair in Neurophysics
Director, Center for Neural Dynamics
Physics Department, STEM Building 419
150 Louis Pasteur, Ottawa, ON
Canada K1N 6N5
TEL: 613-562-5800 ext. 6762
FAX: 613-562-5190
alongtin at uottawa dot ca
Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Mathematics and Statistics





Centre for Neural Dynamics, University of Ottawa

University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute                    

Biological Physics at the University of Ottawa

Biological Physics in Canada  

Ottawa Institute of Systems Biology



  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.''


·       Visiting Professor, Physics and Institute for Advanced Studies, Technical U. Munich (regularly 2011+)

·       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)


·       Nonlinear Dynamics 

·       Stochastic Dynamics/Statistical Physics

·       Theoretical Neuroscience

·       Neural & Physiological Modelling

·       Computational Neuroscience

·       Neurophysics

·       Bioelectromagnetics

·       Laser Dynamics

·       Complex Systems

·       Sensory Processing

·       Nonlinear Time Series Analysis

·       Mathematical Biology

·       Mathematical Medicine

·       Emergent & Swarm Computation

·       Electric Fish

·       Delay Equations

·       Neurophotonics

·       Neural Machine Learning

·       Physiological Thermodynamics

·       Mathematical Neuroscience


·       Editorial Board, Journal of Mathematical Neuroscience (Springer)

·       Editorial Board, Bulletin of Mathematical Biology (Springer)

·       Associate Editor, Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience

·       Editorial Board, Biological Cybernetics (Springer)

·       Editorial Board, Cognitive Neurodynamics (Springer)

·       Associate Editor, Frontiers in Applied Mathematics and Statistics - Dynamical Systems

·       Editorial Board, Entropy (MDPI)

·       Editorial Board, Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering (AIMS)


Last Update: December 2020