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Student project on Tipping points wins first prize in Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013 competition

As always I am slow in posting what’s happening in the lab. Three undergraduate students, one from Physics and two from Math department, who worked with me during the summer of 2013 did a very cool project. They built a … Continue reading

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Ashwin Viswanathan, our project assistant, in Chile to attend Complex Systems Summer School

Our project assistant Ashwin Viswanathan, who is working on vegetation patterns of semi-arid ecosystems, is attending Complex Systems Summer School at Chile organized jointly by the Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, US and Universidad del Desarrollo, Chile. The school will run from … Continue reading

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Mathematical ecology in the New Indian Express

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Last Monday, the science correspondent of New Indian Express, Ms. Papiya Bhattacharya, carried out a short article on Mathematical Ecology and the work in our lab. Here is the link to the article: http://epaper.newindianexpress.com/c/1543529 Here is the screenshot of how it … Continue reading

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Two of us visit Europe for workshop and collaborative visits

Myself and Jaideep Joshi (first year PhD student in the lab) will be attending the workshop on Inclusive fitness and game theory  at Arolla, Switzerland this week. It has an impressive list of invited speakers and other participants. Jaideep will … Continue reading

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Article on our lab work in Fountain Ink

Here is a really nice longish article titled Tipping points and Phase transitions on our lab work (most of it from my PhD and postdoc) in a monthly magazine called Fountain Ink – published from Chennai. http://fountainink.in/?p=3619&all=1#1 To do this … Continue reading

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Sravya completes her B.Tech project on modelling Salmonella Typhimurium pathogenesis

Sravya Karur, a B. Tech student with specialization in Bioinformatics from Sastra University in Tamil Nadu, worked in our lab for her final year project for about five months, from Dec 2012 to April 2013. She worked on the “Role … Continue reading

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Lab trip to Saavandurga

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Here are pictures from our first lab trip on last Sunday, 27th Jan 2012; we went to Saavandurga, a beautiful rocky hill around 60km south of Bangalore on Magadi road. It considered one of the largest monoliths in Asia. Views from … Continue reading

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Project Assistant position(s) [UPDATE: Position has been filled up]

UPDATE:  The advertised position has been filled up. We are looking for one (but possibly two) project assistant(s) to work in one of the following general research areas.  (i) Animal movement and collective behavior OR (ii) Spatial vegetation patterns (especially semi-arid regions). The work … Continue reading

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Our Science paper coverage in Indian (and other) media

Our Science paper, “Predatory fish select for coordinated collective motion in virtual prey. Science. 337: 1212-1215” by Ioannou, Guttal and Couzin which resulted as a part of my post-doctoral collaborative work at Iain Couzin’s lab is now out. I was lucky to … Continue reading

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Summer projects 2012

UPDATE: If you are an KVPY fellow, or an INSPIRE fellow, or would not mind supporting yourself for the summer, you are welcome to write to me to discuss options for summer project. It would be helpful if you write … Continue reading

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