Professor (full), Chair of Mathematics of Complex Systems  o Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science & Institute for Complex Molecular Systems, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands, and Adjunct Professor o Applied Mathematics, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada o Materials Science and Engineering, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada o Physics, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland Affiliate of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Canada PhD (1999): Theoretical Materials Physics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada. MSc (1993): Physics (minors: Math, Medical Eng.), Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Research in a nutshell: Computational biological & soft matter. My research geared towards the interface between materials science, biology & biomedical sciences. I am interested in problems such as lipid diffusion, sterols, bacterial toxins, membrane proteins, antibiotics, translocation of DNA, peptides and sugars. I am also working on magentic materials, pattern formation and non-equilibrium dynamics. Typically, I employ theory and large scale computer simulations. Proteins: Intrinsically disordered proteins Multiscale methods and coarse-graining Cell division and cellular motility
Collaborate? Many of the projects are done in collaboration with both experimental and theory groups or/and industry. If you are interested in a collaboration, please don't hesitate to contact me.
Selected Awards:   Ontario Early Reseachers Award   NSERC Discovery Accelerator   EU DEISA Extreme Computing   Distinguished Research Professor   Academy of Finland Fellowship
Studentships, visitors & postdoctoral fellowships: Check my group’s web page first. If nothing is announced, contact me. If interested in applying for a scholarship (Marie Curie, Banting, HFSP etc), please contact me early. Visitors: My group has hosted extended stays by visitors from ~17 countries over the years. If interested, please contact me early.
Mail: mkarttu [at] Web: Phone: Please use email.
Dr. Mikko Karttunen