Education

- 1997, Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, Tel-Aviv University
- 1994, M.Sc., Applied Mathematics, Tel-Aviv University (summa cum laude)
- 1991, B.Sc., Mathematics and Physics, Tel-Aviv University (cum laude)

Employment

- Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies, Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park, 2012-2016, 2018-present
- Professor, Department of Mathematics and Center for Scientific Computation and Mathematical Modeling (CSCAMM), University of Maryland, College Park, 2011-present
- Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Center for Scientific Computation and Mathematical Modeling (CSCAMM), University of Maryland, College Park, 2007-2011
- Visiting Professor, Ecole Normal Superieure, Paris 2005-2006
- Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Stanford University, 2000-2007
- Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, UC Berkeley, 1998-2000
- Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Mathematics, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1998-2000
- Postdoctoral Fellow, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, 1997-1998
- Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratoire d'Analyse Numerique, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6, 1997-1998
- Visiting Scholar, Department of Mathematics, UCLA, 1996

Additional Affiliations

- Pauli Fellow, Wolfgang Pauli Institute, Vienna, Austria, 2015-present
- Maryland BioPhysics Program, University of Maryland, 2012-present
- The Burgers Program for Fluid Dynamics, University of Maryland, 2007-present
- Applied Mathematics and Scientific Computation Program (AMSC), University of Maryland, 2007-present
- BIO-X Program, Stanford University, 2002-2007
- Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering (ICME), Stanford University, 2005-2007
- The Scientific Computing and Computational Mathematics Program (SCCM), Stanford University, 2000-2004

Other Experience

- Member, Board of Governors, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA), 2018-2023
- Member, Board of Directors, Society for Mathematical Biology (SMB), 2018-2022
- Member, Advisory Board, FedCentric Technologies, 2016-2017

Awards

- Fellow, Big Ten Academic Leadership Program, 2017-18
- Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 2014
- Distinguished Scholar Teacher, University of Maryland, 2013
- Departmental Award for Excellence and Innovation in Undergraduate Teaching, Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Maryland, 2009
- Keynote speaker: American Mathematical Society briefing in Capitol Hill, US Congress, September 2008. Video interview at the NSF.

- National Science Foundation Career Award, 2002
- Haim Nessyahu Prize for Best Ph.D. Thesis in Mathematics in Israel, 1998, Israel Mathematical Union (IMU).
- Nemirovsky Doctoral Fellowship in Mathematics and Computer Science, 1996
- Ami Harten Award for Excellence in Applied Math Graduate Studies, School of Mathematical Sciences, Tel Aviv University, 1996
- Excellence in Teaching Award, School of Mathematical Sciences, Tel Aviv University, 1990, 94
- M.Sc. Excellence Award, School of Mathematical Sciences, Tel Aviv University, 1992

Grants

- NSF, 2017-2020,
*Quantifying the Propagation of Resistance to Chemotherapy in Cancer* - Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis Foundation, co-PI with Heiser, Meyer, Nie, and Peyton, 2017-2020,
*Understanding the Role of Cell Plasticity in Mediating Drug Resistance* - Simons Foundation, 2015-2021,
*Mathematical Modeling of Cancer Dynamics* - UMD-NCI seed grant 2014-2016, co-PI with Jung-Min Lee (Women’s Malignancies Branch, NCI):
*Modeling Pathways to Therapeutic Targeting of High-Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer and Drug Resistance* - Army Research Office conference grant, 2013-2014:
*Modern Perspectives in Applied Mathematics: Theory and Numerics* - NSF conference grant, 2014-2016:
*Modern Perspectives in Applied Mathematics: Theory and Numerics* - Mathematical Association of America, 2014-2015:
*Tensor-SUMMA: NBA Math Hoops in Prince Georges County.* - INRIA International Associated Team, co-PI with Thomas Lepoutre (INRIA Rhone-Alpes):
*Modeling Leukamia* - UMD-NCI seed grant 2012-2013, co-PI with Michael Gottesman (Laboratory of Cell Biology, National Cancer Institute):
*Resistance to chemotherapy enhanced by spatial propagation of environmental signals* - NSF, Division of Undergraduate Education, 2010-2015, co-PI with Thompson, Ad-Marbach, Nelson, and Fagan (Biology, UMB):
*MathBench biology modules: expansions of implementation and assessment* - UMB-UMCP seed grant 2010-2011, co-PI with Jakub Simon (Center for Vaccine Development, UMB):
*Translational systems biology applied to identifying immunologic correlates in protection in Shigella infection* - NSF, 2010, PI.
*Frontiers in Mathematical Biology: NSF-NIH PIs Meeting* - NSF/NIGMS 2008-2014, PI with Devaki Bhaya (Carnegie Institution):
*Social dynamics, signaling, and surface motility in Cyanobacteria* - NIH R01, 2008-2013, Co-PI with Peter Lee (Hematology, Stanford):
*Interplay between cancer and immune cells on targeted therapy* *NIH R01, 2006-2009, With Lei Xing (PI, Radiation Oncology, Stanford): Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) dose optimization*

- DOD, 2006-2011, With Peter Lee (PI, Hematology, Stanford) and Susan Holmes (Statistics, Stanford):
*Immunobiology, systems biology, and immunotherapy of breast cancer* - NSF Career, 2002-2007, PI:
*Partial differential equation-based image processing with applications to radiation oncology*

Editorial Board

- Bulletin of Mathematical Biology (BMB)

- SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis (SINUM), 2007-2012
- Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems Series B
- Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems
- Advances in Numerical Analysis, 2008-2018
- Mathematics Applied in Science and Technology
- Le Matematiche

- Acta Applicandae Mathematicae
- Frontiers in Systems Biology

- Cancer Research
- Applied Mathematics Modelling
- PLoS One
- Guest Editor of a special issue of
*Algorithms*on "Algorithms for Applied Mathematics" - Guest Editor: PLoS Computational Biology

Selected Outreach Activities

- SIAM Representative in the CNSF: Coalition for National Science Funding Exhibit, Capitol Hill, May 2014
- Member, American Mathematical Society Menger Prize Committee (for high-school students), 2007-2010
- Member, American Mathematical Society Liaison Committee to the AAAS, 2014-2016

Selected Invited Talks

- Advances in Applied Mathematics, Tel Aviv University, December 2018
- Mathematical Challenges in the Analysis of Continuum Models for Cancer Growth, Evolution and Therapy, CMO-BIRS, November 2018
- Differential Equations Arising from Organizing Principles in Biology, Oberwolfach, September 2018
- Rational Combination Cancer Immunotherapy, Immuno-Oncology Summit, Boston, August 2018
- Mathematical Perspectives in Cancer Biology and Therapeutics, CIRM, France, July 2018
- Can Physics and Mathematics Impact the Development of Tumor Immunotherapy? Society for Immunotherpay in Cancer (SITC) 2017 Hot Topics Symposium, Gaylor National Harbor, November 2017
- Plenary talk: Biology and Medicine through Mathematics, VCU, May 2017
- Plenary talk: Frontiers of Interdisciplinary Mathematics, Penn State, May 2017
- Applied Mathematics in Germinating Oncology Solutions, National Cancer Institute, March 2016
- Invited talk: Micro and Macro Systems in the Life Sciences, Bedlewo, Poland, June 2015
- Keynote: Joint Integrative Cancer Biology Program and Physical Sciences-Oncology Centers Mathematical Modeling Meeting, Moffitt Cancer Center, February 2015
- Invited talk: Cancer and the Immune System, MBI, Ohio, November 2014
- Invited talk: Workshop on Systems Biology, Peking University, September 2014
- Plenary talk: International Workshop on Numerical Methods and Emerging Computational Challenges in Mathematical Biology, Dundee, UK, May 2014
- Plenary talk: PDEs and Dynamical Systems in Biology, Bar Ilan University, Israel, October 2013
- Invited talk: Cell Dynamics in Cancer, Institut Henri Poincare, Paris, June 2013
- Invited short course: CRM Montreal Scientific Computing Days, Montreal, May 2013
- Plenary speaker: Sydney International Workshop on Math Models of Tumor-Immune System Dynamics, Sydney, Australia, January 2013
- Invited talk: Leverhulme International Network: Numerical and Analytical Solution of Stochastic Delay Differential Equations, University of Chester, UK, September 2011
- Recent Development in Mathematical and Computational Modeling of Multicellular Structures, ICIAM Mini-Symposium, Vancouver, July 2011
- Invited talk: International Conference in Honor of Saul Abarbanel's 80th Birthday, Tel Aviv, June 2011
- Flow Structure Interactions, Special Session, AMS Western Section, Las Vegas, April 2011
- Invited talk: SIAM Great Lakes Conference on Modeling and Numerical PDEs in Mathematical Biology and Applications, Oakland University, Michigan, April 2011
- Mathematical Models in Biology and Medicine, Special Session, AMS Southeastern Section, Richmond, VA, November 2010
- Invited talk: 1st International Workshop on Differential and Integral Equations with Application in Biology and Medicine,
*Samos, Greece,*September 2010 - Invited talk: "Mathematical Modeling of the Immune Response, Cancer Growth, and Treatments", MathFest, Pittsburgh, August 2010.
- Invited talk: 1st International Workshop on Mathematical Methods in Systems Biology,
*Tel Aviv University, Israel,*January 2010 - Invited talk: Mathematical Developments Arising from Biology,
*Mathematical Biosciences Institute,*Ohio State University, November 2009