Paul Macklin's Math Cancer Lab Website

MathCancer on Twitter

Recent news

Tuesday, Sep 19th, 2017
Working with PhysiCell MultiCellDS digital snapshots in Matlab: PhysiCell 1.2.1 and later saves data as a specialized MultiCellDS digital snapshot, which includes chemical substrate fields, mesh information, and a readout of the cells and ... [read more]

Sunday, Sep 3rd, 2017
Common problems and solutions: Here, we document common problems and solutions in compiling and running PhysiCell projects. Compiling Errors I get the error “clang: error: unsupported option ‘-fopenmp’” when I compile ... [read more]

Click here for more news!

People

Faculty

Paul Macklin

Paul Macklin, Ph.D., MMCL Leader

Education

Selected Honors

  • U. of Texas Health Science Center SBMI John P. McGovern Award for Outstanding Teaching, 2009
  • UC-Irvine Department of Mathematics Kovalesky Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis Award, 2007
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 1999-2000 & 2001-2003
  • U. of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor's Scholar, summa cum laude, honors program, 1999
  • Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, 1998

Recent positions

  • Associate Professor, Intelligent Systems Engineering, Indiana University, Jan. 2017-present
  • Assistant Professor of Research Medicine, Center for Applied Molecular Medicine, U. of Southern California, Aug. 2011-Dec. 2016
  • Lecturer (permanent staff--UK version of tenure-track), Division of Mathematics, U. of Dundee, Feb. 2010-Aug. 2011
  • Assistant Professor (non-tenure track), School of Biomedical Informatics (formerly School of Health Information Sciences), U. of Texas Health Science Center-Houston, Jul. 2007-Feb. 2010

Research Interests

(in revision)

CV: Curriculum Vitae (January 14, 2016)
Contact: Click here

Back to top

Academic and Professional Staff

Randy Heiland

Randy Heiland • Research Associate • Intelligent Systems Engineering

Education

Short bio and research interests

Mr. Heiland enjoys making contributions to science via software engineering, data analysis/visualization, and EOT (education, outreach, and training). He spent his early life in Illinois and worked in industry as a computer programmer after college. Graduate school drew him to Utah where he focused on computer graphics and computer-aided geometric design. After Utah, he spent two wonderful years living and working overseas (Oslo) as a software developer at (what became) SINTEF. Following some extended travel through Southeast Asia, he entered graduate school again to study computer science and mathematics at Arizona State University, and ended up focusing on dynamical systems. Since then he's had the pleasure of working at LANL, PNNL, NCSA, and Indiana University. In the Macklin lab, Mr. Heiland leads development of PhysiCell and related technologies while applying them to critical projects in cancer and multicellular systems engineering. Randy enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, reading, and taking their dog on long walks.

Time in MMCL: October 2017-present

Back to top

Postdoctoral Students

Graduate and medical students


?

John Metzcar • Ph.D. student • Intelligent Systems Engineering

Education

Short bio and research interests

John Metzcar is a Ph.D. student in the Intelligent Systems Engineering department of IU-Bloomington with a varied background in radiation oncology physics, winemaking, beverage manufacturing, and chemical engineering. His research interests include understanding, modeling, simulating, and eventually enacting points of control in the interaction between primary and metastatic breast tumors and their microenvironments. His current approach is to gain understanding of the combined dynamics of tumor growth, hypoxia, angiogenesis, tumor seeding, and tumor networking through biologically-driven computational modeling.

Time in MMCL: Jan 2017-present

Back to top

Undergraduate Students


?

Fall 2017 Undergrads:

Members and Projects

Andrew

Time in MMCL: Sep 2017-present

Back to top

Interns and Temporary Visitors

None at the present time.