Group

 

Faculty

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Adilson E. Motter

Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor

Office: Tech F323
Phone: 847-491-4611
Fax: 847-491-9982
E-mail: motter [at] northwestern [dot] edu

Photo by Eileen Molony

Mailing Address

[Person's name]
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Northwestern University
2145 Sheridan Rd.
Evanston, IL 60208 USA

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Takashi Nishikawa

Research Associate Professor

Research: Complex Systems and Nonlinear Dynamics
Office: Tech F321
Phone: 847-467-2493
E-mail: t-nishikawa@northw...

Administrative Assistant

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Erisa Apantaku

Office: Tech F322
Phone: 847-467-2437
E-mail: ...

Postdoctoral Researchers

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Ferenc Molnar

Research: Network Dynamics
Office: Tech F325
Phone: 847-467-2552
E-mail: ferenc.molnar@northw...

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Hamed Valizadehhaghi

Research: Power Systems Engineering, Data Analytics
Office: Tech F325
Phone: 847-467-2552
E-mail: hvh@northw...

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Thomas Wytock

Research: Modeling of Genetic Networks
Office: Tech F324
Phone: 847-491-4602
E-mail: t-wytock@northw...

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Zachary Nicolaou

Research: Dynamics of Complex Systems
Office: Tech F413
Phone: 847-467-2799
E-mail: zachary.nicolaou@northw...

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Daniel Rey

Office: Tech F321
To start: Summer 2017
Phone: 847-467-2493
E-mail: ...

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Deniz Eroglu

Office: Tech F413
To start: Summer 2017
Phone: 847-467-2799
E-mail: ...

Graduate Students

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Daniel Case

Research: Microfluidic Networks
Program: Physics
Office: Tech F324
Phone: 847-491-4602
E-mail: DanielCase2013@u.northw...

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Yuanzhao Zhang

Research: Network Synchronization
Program: Physics
Office: Tech F324
Phone: 847-491-4602
E-mail: yuanzhao@u.northw...

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Phalguni Shah

Research: Network Stability
Program: Physics
Office: Tech F324
Phone: 847-491-4602
E-mail: PhalguniShah2021@u.northw...

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Alex Mercanti

Research: Network Symmetries
Program: ESAM
Office: Tech F324
Phone: 847-491-4602
E-mail: O2Q4K6@u.northw...

Undergraduate Students

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Bohan (George) Xu

Research: Quantum Networks
Program: Physics
Office: Tech F324
E-mail: BohanXu2014@u.northw...

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Fiona Brady

Research: Quantum Dynamics
Program: University of Chicago
Office: Tech F324
E-mail: fbrady.uchicago@gm...

Former Members

Yang (Angela) Yang

Graduate Student
Research: Network Cascades, Network Observability (2010-16)
Subsequent position: Postdoctoral Researcher at Northwestern University

 

Young Sul Cho

Postdoctoral Researcher
Research: Complex Networks (2015-16)
Subsequent position: Assistant Professor at Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, Korea

 

Daniel K. Wells

Postdoctoral Researcher
Research: Control of Chemical Networks (2015-16)
Subsequent position: Data Scientist at the Parker Institute

 

Keanu Guardiola

Undergraduate Student
Intern from University of Puerto Rico
Research: Chaotic Dynamics (Summer 2016)

 

Aleksandar Haber

Postdoctoral Researcher
Research: Optimization and Control (2014-16)
Subsequent position: Assistant Professor at City University New York

 

Yuan Lin

Graduate Student
Visitor from Fudan University, China
Research: Similarity Networks (2014-15)

 

Liyue (April) Zhang

Graduate Student
Visitor from Southwest Jiaotong University, China
Research: Oscillator Networks (2014-16)

 

Luciana Zanella Tytenicz

Research Associate and Group Administrator (2011-16)
Subsequent position: Senior Executive Assistant to the Chief Research Officer at the Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

 

Slava Tsirelnikov

Visiting Scholar
Research: Mechanical Materials (2012-15)

 

Xavier Gutierrez

Undergraduate Student
Intern from University of Maryland, College Park
Research: Network Synchronization (Summer 15)

 

Xiaowen Chen

Undergraduate Student
Research: Transient Chaos (2014-15)
Program: ISP/Physics/Math
Subsequent position: Graduate Student at Princeton University

 

Wei-Ting Lin

Graduate Student (rotation)
Research: Metamaterials (2014-15)
Subsequent position: Graduate Student at Northwestern University

 

Rosangela Follmann

Postdoctoral Fellow
Research: Network Synchronization (2012-15)
Subsequent position: Postdoctoral Fellow at the Illinois State University's School of Biological Sciences

 

Erik Johnson

Undergraduate Student
Research: Structural Networks (2013-14)
Program: Physics
Subsequent position: Graduate Student at UCSB

 

Kyle McCall

Pre-doctoral Student
Research: Metamaterials (Summer 14)
Subsequent position: Graduate Student at Northwestern University

 

Nicholas Boffi

Pre-doctoral Student
Research: Hamiltonian Chaos (Summer 14)
Subsequent position: Fulbright Student at Tel Aviv University, Israel (2014-15) and graduate student at Harvard University (2015- )

 

Joshua Williams

Undergraduate Student
Intern from Hampton University, Virginia
Research: Network Control (Summer 14)

 

Sean Cornelius

Graduate Student
Research: Network Rescue and Control (2008-14)
Program: Physics
Subsequent position: Postdoctoral Fellow at Northeastern University and Harvard University

 

Joo Sang Lee

Postdoctoral Fellow
Research: Physics of Cancer Metabolism (2012-14)
Subsequent position: Postdoctoral Fellow at Tel Aviv University, Israel, and University of Maryland, College Park

 

Hongzi (Tony) Mao

Undergraduate Student
Intern from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Research: Similarity Networks (Fall 13)
Subsequent position: Graduate Student at MIT

 

Rita Andrade

Undergraduate Student
Intern from the University of California, Los Angeles
Research: Network Synchronization (Summer 13)

 

Michael Schnabel

Postdoctoral Researcher
Research: Biological Networks (2010-13)
Subsequent position: Postdoctoral Fellow at Northwestern University

 

Daniel Wells

Graduate Student
Research: Epigenetic Networks (2011-13)
Program: ESAM

 

Daniel O. Cajueiro

Sabbatical Visitor
Research: Complex Systems and Control Theory (2012-13)
Faculty at the University of Brasília, Brazil

 

Elizabeth Hicks

Postdoctoral Researcher
Research: Advection Dynamics (2011-13)
Subsequent position: Postdoctoral Fellow at CIERA

 

Zakary Whichard

Graduate Student
Research: Drug Target Identification (2011-13)
Program: Physics
Subsequent position: Associate Risk Manager at Quantitative Risk Management

 

Sascha Herrmann

Undergraduate Student
Research: Nonlinear Dynamics (2010-12)
Program: Physics/ISP/Math
Subsequent position: Graduate Student at Stanford University

 

Joo Sang Lee

Graduate Student
Research: Physics of Cancer Metabolism (2006-12)
Program: Physics
Subsequent position: Postdoctoral Fellow at Northwestern University

 

Daniel Monge

Undergraduate Student
Intern from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Research: Chaos (Summer 12)

 

Jie (Rio) Sun

Postdoctoral Researcher
Research: Network Rescue and Control (2010-12)
Subsequent position: Assistant Professor at Clarkson University

 

Zachary Nicolaou

Undergraduate Student/Visitor
Research: Structural Networks (2008-11)
Program: Physics/ISP/Math
Subsequent positions: Graduate Student at Cambridge University and Caltech

 

Sagar Sahasrabudhe

Graduate Student
Research: Network Rescue and Control (2007-11)
Program: Physics
Subsequent position: Financial Engineer at Spot Trading, Chicago

 

Ian Lizarraga

Undergraduate Student
Research: Statistical Physics (2009-10)
Program: Physics/Math
Subsequent position: Graduate Student at Cornell University

 

Takashi Nishikawa

Sabbatical Visitor
Research: Complex Systems and Nonlinear Dynamics (2010)
Assistant Professor at Clarkson University

 

Eduardo G. Altmann

NICO Postdoctoral Researcher
Research: Complex Systems (2008-09)
Subsequent position: Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden

 

Dong-Hee Kim

Postdoctoral Researcher
Research: Complex Systems (2006-08)
Subsequent position: Assistant Professor at GIST, Korea

 

Seth Myers

Undergraduate Student
Research: Power-grid Networks (2006-08)
Program: Physics/ISP
Subsequent position: Graduate Student at Stanford University

 

Tracy Yu

Undergraduate Student
Intern from The Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Technology
Research: Biological Networks (Summer 08)
Subsequent position: Graduate Student at Northwestern University

 

Robert Deloatch

Undergraduate Student
Intern from the Univ. of Maryland at Baltimore
Research: Information Diffusion (Summer 08)
Subsequent position: Graduate Student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

Nicole Carlson

Undergraduate Student
Research: Complex Networks (2007-08)
Program: Physics/ISP
Subsequent position: Graduate Student at the University of California, Berkeley

 

Michelle Wu

Graduate Student (rotation)
Research: Cellular Metabolism (2006-07)
Program: Physics
Subsequent position: Graduate Student at Northwestern University

 

Justin Lieber

Undergraduate Student (rotation)
Research: Chaotic Dynamics (2006-07)
Program: Physics/ISP
Subsequent position: Graduate Student at the University of Chicago

 

Adrian Jinich

Undergraduate Student
Research: Cellular Metabolism (2005-06)
Program: Physics
Subsequent position: Graduate Student at Harvard University