Stephanie Dodson Picture

Krener Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics
University of California, Davis

PhD, Applied Mathematics (2019)
Brown University
Advisor: Björn Sandstede
Thesis: Wave Propagation in Spatially Extended Systems

MSc, Applied Mathematics (2015)
Brown University

BS, Mathematics and Physics (2014)
University of Massachusetts, Amherst




Contact

  • Office: Mathematical Sciences Building, Room 2145
  • E-mail: sadodson [at] ucdavis [dot] edu
    Stephanie_Dodson [at] Alumni [dot] Brown [dot] edu



About

Broadly, I am interested in understanding mechanisms underlying spatiotemporal patterns found in nature. Current and past research have focused on using computational methodologies to study the stability of spiral wave patterns associated with cardiac arrhythmias and chemical oscillations and modelling movement of blue whales. See my research page for more information!


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Upcoming Activities


Selection of Recent Past Activities

  • August 9-13, 2021: Participant in Dynamics of Waves and Patterns workshop at Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach
  • June 15, 2021: One-dimensional spiral waves and reflection-induced cardiac arrhythmia, Talk in MS08-CBBS at (Virtual) Society for Mathematical Biology Conference
  • May 26, 2021: Exploring Migratory Patterns of Blue Whales with an Agent-Based Model , Invited Talk in Minisymposium 168 at (Virtual) SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems
  • May 6, 2021: One-dimensional spiral waves and reflection-induced cardiac arrhythmia, Applied PDE Seminar, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Washington. Watch on talk here on YouTube!
  • January 9, 2021: Using Agent-Based Models to Understand Drivers of Migration in Northern Pacific Blue Whales (Virtual) Invited Talk in JMM Special Session "Agent-based dynamics and self-organization in biology"
  • November 6, 2020: Behavior of Spiral Wave Spectrum with a Rank-Deficient Diffusion Matrix, (Virtual) Invited Talk at the University of Houston, Partial Differential Equations Seminar.
  • August 10, 2020: Talk in MS 21 at the Virtual SIAM Conference on Mathematics of Planet Earth
  • August, 24-27 2020: Poster presenter at Dynamics Days Digital 2020
  • February 10, 2020: Mathematical Biology Seminar, University of California, Davis
  • December 11-14, 2019: Stability of Spiral Wave Patterns in Models of Excitable and Oscillatory Media, Invited talk at SIAM Conference on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations in MS 69, Traveling Waves: Selection Principles and Stability.
  • August 5-9, 2019: Applied Mathematical Modeling with Topological Techniques, workshop at ICERM, Providence, RI
  • May 19-23, 2019: SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, Snowbird, Utah
  • May 10, 2019: Wave Propagation in Spatially Extended Systems, Talk in the UC Davis Mathematical Biology Seminar, Davis, CA
  • May 3, 2019: Mechanisms driving period-doubling instabilities in spiral waves at Brown-BU-UMass Dynamics and PDE Seminar, Boston University, Boston, MA
  • April 8, 2019: Thesis defense, Wave propagation in spatially extended systems, Brown University, Providence, RI
  • March 28, 2019: Geometry-Dependent Instabilities of Waves in Excitable Media, Invited Talk in the Center for Bioflim Engineering at Montana State Seminar Series, Bozeman, MT
  • January 6, 2019: Mechanisms Driving Period-Doubling Instabilities in Spiral Waves, Contributed Talk at Dynamics Days 2019, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
  • November 12, 2018: Talk at Applied Math Graduate Student Seminar, Brown University, Providence, RI
  • August 28-30, 2018: Participant in NOAA Ocean Satellite Data Course, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • July 9-13, 2018: Line Defects and Alternans: Period-Doubling Instabilities in Spiral Waves, Invited Talk at SIAM Annual Meeting, in MS138 Nonlinear Waves, Long-time Dynamics, and Stability, Portland, OR
  • July 9-13, 2018: Participant and poster presenter in the AWM at SIAM Annual Meeting Workshop, Portland, OR
  • June 14, 2018: Stability of Spiral Waves in Models of Cardiac Tissue, Invited talk at SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures in MS41 Spatial Dynamics: Local and Global Results, Anaheim - Orange County, CA
  • April 12, 2018: Talk at Brown University SIAM/AWM Math Slam, Providence, RI.
  • April 7, 2018: Spectral Stability of Spiral Waves in Models of Cardiac Tissue, Contributed Talk at Advancing Women's Impact in Mathematics Symposium (AWIMS), Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA
  • January 4-6, 2018: Spectral Stability of Spiral Waves in Models of Cardiac Tissue, Ignite talk and poster at Dynamics Days 2018, Denver, CO



Last updated: December 2021