Curriculum Vitae   [in pdf]
 
Dmitry A. Fedosov

Academic degrees


Jun 2016 Habilitation in Theoretical Physics, University of Cologne, Germany; Thesis: Deformation, Dynamics, and Interactions of Soft Particles in Fluid Flow
May 2010 PhD in Applied Mathematics, Brown University, USA
Thesis: Multiscale Modeling of Blood Flow and Soft Matter
May 2007 Master of Science in Applied Mathematics, Brown University, USA
Aug 2004 Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering, Minor in High Performance Computing, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Jun 2002 Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Minor in Computer Science, Novosibirsk State University, Russia
 

Awards and fellowships


Sep 2012 - Aug 2017 Sofja Kovalevskaja Award to build up an independent research group, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Mar 2015 Wiederhielm Award from the Microcirculatory Society for the most highly cited original article in the journal Microcirculation over the previous five years
Nov 2011 ACM Gordon Bell prize Honorable Mention for special achievement in high performance computing
Jul 2011 People's Choice OASCR Award, SciDAC 2011 Visualization (link to the movie)
Mar 2011 Nicholas Metropolis Award for outstanding doctoral thesis work in computational physics, American Physical Society
Mar 2011 - Feb 2013 Humboldt Research Fellowship for postdoctoral researchers
May 2010 The David Gottlieb Memorial Award, excellence in graduate study, Brown University
Sep 2009 - Jan 2010 Simon Ostrach fellowship, Brown University
Sep 2004 - May 2005 Academic fellowship, Brown University
 

Positions held


Sep 2012 - present Group leader (permanent position), Institute of Complex Systems, Forschungszentrum Jülich
Feb 2010 - Sep 2012 Postdoc, Institute of Complex Systems, Forschungszentrum Jülich
Sep 2004 - Jan 2010 Research Assistant, Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University, USA
Sep 2002 - Aug 2004 Research Assistant, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, USA
 

Research interests


  • rheology and dynamics of complex and biological fluids and suspensions
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  • blood cells and blood flow modeling in health and disease
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  • biomembranes, capsules, and cell adhesion
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  • cell mechanics and activity
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  • microswimmers and microfluidics
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  • mathematical physics with PDEs and other computational models
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  • multiscale modeling bridging atomistic-mesoscopic-continuum scales
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  • mesoscopic simulations and methods
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  • scientific and high-performance computing
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Teaching experience


from 2011 - now Supervision of Postdocs, PhD and Master students.
Winter 2015/2016 Lecturing at the University of Cologne, Course: Computational Soft Matter Physics, joint course with Gerhard Gompper and Jens Elgeti
Mar 2015 Lecturing at the IAS School on Computational Trends in Solvation and Transport in Liquids, Jülich, Germany, a lecture on smoothed dissipative particle dynamics for complex flows
Feb 2015 Lecturing at the 46th IFF Spring School on Functional Soft Matter, Jülich, Germany, a lecture on drug delivery in blood
Dez 2014 Lecturing at the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy, 4 lectures on multiscale modeling of blood: from single cells to blood flow
Aug 2014 Lecturing at the 6th Summer School on High Performance Computing and its Applications in Biology and Medicine, Kazan, Russia, 6 lectures on multiscale modeling of blood flow
Summer 2014 Lecturing at the University of Cologne, Course: Statistical Physics of Soft and Biological Matter, joint course with Gerhard Gompper and Jens Elgeti
Winter 2012/2013 Lecturing at the University of Cologne, Course: Computational Soft Matter Physics, joint course with Gerhard Gompper and Jens Elgeti
Sep 2012 Lecturing at the DPG Physics School on Forces and Flow in Biological Systems, Physikzentrum, Bad Honnef, Germany, a lecture on modeling blood flow on the cell scale
Mar 2012 Lecturing at the IAS Winter School on Hierarchical Methods for Dynamics in Complex Molecular Systems, Jülich, Germany, Lecture: Simulations of blood flow on the cell scale
Feb 2011 Lecturing at the 42nd IFF Spring School on Macromolecular Systems in Soft- and Living-Matter, Jülich, Germany, Lecture: Blood cells and blood flow
Spring 2009 Teaching Assistant, Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University. Course: Introduction to Computing Sciences.
Fall 2008 Teaching Assistant, Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University. Course: Statistical Inference I.
Spring 2007 Teaching Assistant, Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University. Course: Methods of Applied Mathematics I.
Fall 2005 & Spring 2006 Mathematics Resource Center Tutor, Department of Mathematics, Brown University
 

Invited talks


  • Workshop on biomaterials and their interactions with biological and model membranes, Salou, Spain, October 2016
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  • Workshop on Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) SPHERIC 2016, Technical University München, Germany, June 2016
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  • Workshop on biomaterials and their interactions with biological and model membranes, Salou, Spain, October 2015
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  • 3rd International Workshops on Advances in Computational Mechanics, Tokyo, Japan, October 2015
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  • Workshop on Theory, Algorithms and Applications of Dissipative Particle Dynamics, Shanghai, China, September 2015
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  • 1st International SHENC Symposium on Function of von Willebrand factor in primary and secondary hemostasis, Hamburg, Germany, September 2015
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  • Physics department, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany, July 2015
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  • 4th International Conference on Computational and Mathematical Biomedical Engineering (CMBE2015), Paris, France, June 2015
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  • 15th International Congress of Biorheology and 8th International Conference on Clinical Hemorheology, Seoul, Korea, May 2015
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  • 10th Annual European Rheology Conference, Nantes, France, April 2015
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  • Physics department, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, April 2015
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  • IAS School on Computational Trends in Solvation and Transport in Liquids, Jülich, Germany, March 2015
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  • 46th IFF Spring School on Functional Soft Matter, Jülich, Germany, February 2015
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  • Physics department, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany, January 2015
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  • Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy, December 2014
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  • 6th Summer School on High Performance Computing and its Applications in Biology and Medicine, Kazan, Russia, August 2014
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  • 11th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, Barcelona, Spain, July 2014
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  • III International Conference on Particle-Based Methods, Stuttgart, Germany, September 2013
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  • Bashkir State University, Ufa, Russia, July 2013
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  • NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Modeling Blood Cell Interactions (MBCI), Knoxville, USA, June 2013
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  • Institut Curie, Paris, France, February 2013
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  • Fluid-Structure Interactions in Soft-Matter Systems: From the Mesoscale to the Macroscale, Monash University Prato Centre, Prato, Italy, November 2012
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  • Sofja Kovalevskaja Award Ceremony, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Berlin, Germany, November 2012
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  • Jülich Soft Matter Days 2012, Seminaris Hotel, Bad Honnef, Germany, November 2012
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  • DPG Physics School on Forces and Flow in Biological Systems, Physikzentrum, Bad Honnef, Germany, September 2012
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  • IAS Winter School 2012 on Hierarchical Methods for Dynamics in Complex Molecular Systems, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany, March 2012
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  • 6th Symposium of the John von Neumann Institute for Computing (NIC), Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany, February 2012
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  • Institute of Aerodynamics and Fluid Mechanics, Technical University München, Germany, January 2012
     
  • 2nd International Conference on Particle-Based Methods, Barcelona, Spain, October 2011
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  • CECAM workshop on Mesoscale Hydrodynamic Simulation of Non-Equilibrium and Driven Soft-Matter Systems, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany, May 2011
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  • APS March Meeting 2011, Nicholas Metropolis Award Talk for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Work in Computational Physics, Dallas, TX, USA, March 2011
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  • 42nd IFF Spring School on Macromolecular Systems in Soft- and Living-Matter, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany, February 2011
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  • 5th International Workshop on Meshfree Methods for Partial Differential Equations, Bonn, Germany, August 2009
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  • SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences, Montreal, QC, Canada, August 2008
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Commissions of trust


2012 - 2014 Member of the Scientific and Technical Council, Forschungszentrum Jülich
2012 - 2014 Member of the Assembly of Representatives, Forschungszentrum Jülich
2013 - present Reviewer of proposals from
  • German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • European Research Council (ERC)
  • Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
  • ETH Zürich Research Commission
  • French Aix-Marseille excellence initiative
2009 - present Reviewer for: Journal of Computational Physics; Journal of Chemical Physics; Journal of Theoretical Biology; Journal of Biomechanics; Physical Review Letters; Nature Communications; Biophysical Journal; Soft Matter; Europhysics Letters; Physical Review E; Physics of Fluids; Scientific Reports; Macromolecules; Microvascular Research; Microcirculation; Biomicrofluidics; Cardiovascular Research; Annals of Biomedical Engineering; Microfluidics and Nanofluidics; Interface Focus; Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering; Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering; Journal of the Royal Society Interface; Medical Engineering and Physics; Journal of Fluid Mechanics; Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology
 

Organization of scientific meetings


2016 Co-organizer of a semi-annual meeting of the FP7 Initial Training Network "LAPASO - Label-Free Particle Sorting", Forschungszentrum Jülich
2016 Co-organizer of a symposium - From Membranes to Cells 2016, Forschungszentrum Jülich
2015 - present Member of the scientific committee of International Conferences for Mesoscopic Methods in Engineering and Science
2014 Co-organizer of a minisymposium on particle methods for micro- and nano-flows at the 11th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, Barcelona, Spain
2013 Co-organizer of a semi-annual meeting of the DFG Research Unit FOR 1543 "SHENC - Shear Flow Regulation in Hemostasis", Forschungszentrum Jülich
2012 - 2014 Member of the scientific committee of International Conferences on Advanced Engineering Computing and Applications in Sciences