Robert M. Miura FRSC
Professor, Departments of Mathematical SciencesNewark, New Jersey 07102 USA
and of Biomedical Engineering
Graduate Faculty, Department of Biological
Department of Mathematical Sciences
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Asymptotic and Perturbation Methods
Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations Arising in Conservative Systems and Reaction-Diffusion Systems
Quantitative, Qualitative, and Numerical Methods for Analyzing Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations
Lattice Gas Algorithm
Nonlinear Wave Propagation -- Spreading Cortical Depression
Mathematical Biology -- Waves and Diffusion of Ions in the Brain
-- Excitable Cells Including Neurons, Pancreatic Beta-Cells, and Cardiac Cells
-- Temporal Summation and Normalization
-- Dynamical Pathways to Diabetes
-- Kinetic Model-Based Analysis of Microarray Data
Stretching of Heated Threads -- Glass Microelectrode Formation
Direction Reversal in Brownian Motion
R.M. Miura, H. Huang, and J.J. Wylie, "Cortical spreading depression: An enigma". (submitted for publication).
P.D. Howell, J.J. Wylie, H. Huang, and R.M. Miura, "Stretching of heated threads with temperature-dependent viscosity: Asymptotic analysis", Disc. Cont. Dyn. Syst. B, 7 (2007), 553-572.
H. Huang, J.J. Wylie, R.M. Miura, and P. Howell, “On the formation of glass microelectrodes”, SIAM J. Appl. Math. 67 (2007), 630-666.
J.J. Wylie, H. Huang, and R.M. Miura, "Thermal instability in drawing viscous threads", J. Fluid Mech., 570 (2007), 1-16.
R.M. Miura, "Traveling waves in coupled reaction-diffusion models with
degenerate sources", Phys. Rev.
(2006), 021909 (and in Virtual J.
Biological Phys. Res.,
Miura, and B. Tian, "Prediction of mRNA polyadenylation sites by
support vector machine", Bioinformatics,
22 (2006), 2320-2325.
B. Steinberg, Y. Wang, H. Huang, and R.M. Miura, “Spatial buffering mechanism: Mathematical model and computer simulations”, Math. Biosci. and Engin., 2 (2005), 675-702.
M. Toda and R.M. Miura, “Nonlinear toys” in Encyclopedia of Nonlinear Science edited by A.C. Scott, Routledge, Taylor and Francis, New York, (2005), pp. 645-647.
I. Ran, R.M. Miura, and E. Puil, “Spermine modulates neuronal excitability and NMDA receptors in juvenile gerbil auditory thalamus”, Hearing Res., 176 (2003), 65-79.
Y.X. Li, Y.Q. Wang, and R.M. Miura, “Clustering in small networks of excitatory neurons with heterogeneous coupling strengths”, J. Comp. Neurosci., 14, (2003), 139-159.
S. Reinker, E. Puil, and R.M. Miura, “Stochastic and suprathreshold resonances in a stochastic Hindmarsh-Rose model of thalamic neurons”, Bull. Math. Biol., 65 (2003), 641-663.
Huang, R.M. Miura,
A.E. Desjardins, Y.-X. Li, S. Reinker, R.M. Miura, and R. Neuman, “The influences of Ih on temporal summation in hippocampal CA1 pyramidal neurons: A modeling study”, J. Comp. Neurosci., 15 (2003), 131-142.Complete Publication List (coming soon...)
Spring 2007 -- Math 112 - Calculus II - Section 004
Fall 2006 ----- Math 111 - Calculus I - Section 001
- Section 003
Spring 2006 - Math 791 - Graduate Seminar
Fall 2005 ----- Math 599 - Teaching in Mathematics
----- Math 791 - Graduate Seminar
Fall 2004 ----- Math 690 - Advanced Applied Mathematics III: Partial Differential Equations
Leroy P. Steele Prize, 2006 (with C.S. Gardner, J.M. Greene, and M.D. Kruskal)
Fellow, Royal Society of
John Simon Guggenheim Fellow, 1980-1981
UBC Senior Killam Fellowship,
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