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Research Interests

Quantitative biological modeling, circadian rhythms, growth and development; computational neuroscience, action potential propagation and dendritic integration in neurons; optical fibers and waveguides, polarization mode dispersion; importance sampling and rare event simulation; stochastic and nonlinear dynamics.

Education/Academic qualification

Applied Mathematics, PhD, California Institute of Technology

… → 1981

Mathematics (Applied Option), SB, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

… → 1978

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  • Research Output

  • 28 Scopus citations

    A Path-Based Method for Simulating Large Deviations and Rare Events in Nonlinear Lightwave Systems

    Li, J. & Kath, W. L., Aug 1 2016, In : Studies in Applied Mathematics. 137, 2, p. 159-173 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Control of stochastic and induced switching in biophysical networks

    Wells, D. K., Kath, W. L. & Motter, A. E., Jan 1 2015, In : Physical Review X. 5, 3, 031036.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 53 Scopus citations

    Spatial and Functional Heterogeneities Shape Collective Behavior of Tumor-Immune Networks

    Wells, D. K., Chuang, Y., Knapp, L. M., Brockmann, D., Kath, W. L. & Leonard, J. N., Apr 1 2015, In : PLoS computational biology. 11, 4, e1004181.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 10 Scopus citations