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**Professor**, Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park, 2011-present**Professor**, Center for Scientific Computation and Mathematical Modeling, University of Maryland, College Park, 2011-present**Associate Professor**, Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park, 2007-2011

**Associate Professor**, Center for Scientific Computation and Mathematical Modeling, 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**

- Fellow,
**Wolfgang Paul Institute**, Vienna, Austria **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),
**The Scientific Computing and Computational Mathematics Program (SCCM)**, Stanford University, 2000-04

**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 - 20,*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 - 14:*Modern Perspectives in Applied Mathematics: Theory and Numerics***NSF**conference grant, 2014 - 16:*Modern Perspectives in Applied Mathematics: Theory and Numerics***Mathematical Association of America**, 2014 - 15:*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 2012-13, 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 - 15, co-PI with Thompson, Ad-Marbach, Nelson, and Fagan (Biology, UMB):*MathBench biology modules: expansions of implementation and assessment***UMB-UMCP**seed grant 2010-11, 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 - 14, PI with Devaki Bhaya (Carnegie Institution):*Social dynamics, signaling, and surface motility in Cyanobacteria***NIH**R01, 2008 - 13, Co-PI with Peter Lee (Hematology, Stanford):*Interplay between cancer and immune cells on targeted therapy**NIH R01, 2006 - 09, With Lei Xing (PI, Radiation Oncology, Stanford): Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) dose optimization*

**DOD**, 2006 - 11, With Peter Lee (PI, Hematology, Stanford) and Susan Holmes (Statistics, Stanford):*Immunobiology, systems biology, and immunotherapy of breast cancer***NSF Career**, 2002 - 07, 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) 2007-12
- Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems Series B
- Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems
- Advances in Numerical Analysis
- Mathematics Applied in Science and Technology
- Le Matematiche

- Acta Applicandae Mathematicae
- Frontiers in Systems Biology

- Cancer Research
- Applied Mathematics Modelling
- Guest Editor of a special issue of
*Algorithms*on "Algorithms for Applied Mathematics" - Guest Editor: PLoS Computational Biology
- Book Series: Lecture Notes in Mathematical Biosciences

**Other Professional Activities**

*Referee for the State Department, the Department of Energy, the National Science Foundation, and the National Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada*- Developed undergraduate and graduate level courses on Mathematical Biology, Wavelets, Dynamical Systems, Numerical Analysis, and Advanced Computational Methods.

**Selected Outreach Activities**

- SIAM Representative in the CNSF: Coalition for National Science Funding Exhibit, Capitol Hill, May 2014
- Member of the American Mathematical Society Menger Prize Committee (for high-school students), 2007-2010
- Member of the American Mathematical Society Liaison Committee to the AAAS (2014-2016)
- Lectured on math to kindergarden kids, junior-high students, high-school students, and continuing studies students.

**Selected Invited Talks**

- Invited:
**Mathematical Challenges in the Analysis of Continuum Models for Cancer Growth, Evolution and Therapy**, CMO-BIRS, November 2018 - Invited:
**Differential Equations Arising from Organizing Principles in Biology**, Oberwolfach, September 2018 - Invited:
**Mathematical Perspectives in Cancer Biology and Therapeutics**, CIRM, France, July 2018 - Invited:
**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 - Invited talk:
**Scottish Computational Math Symposium**,*Edinburgh, Scotland*, September 2009 **Mutiscale Analysis of Self-Organization in Biology**, Banff, Canada, July 2009- Keynote speaker:
**Math Biology Workshop: on building an interdisciplinary career**,*University of Utah*, May 2009 - Plenary talk:
**Joe Keller's 85 Birthday Conference**,*Stanford University, October 2008* - Keynote speaker:
**American Mathematical Society briefing in Capitol Hill**, US Congress, September 2008 *Invited talk:***IEEE Signal Processing Washington Chapter**, November 2007

- Invited talk:
**2007 Clifford Conference**,*Tulane University, New Orleans, March 2007*