Author Archives: Artem Novozhilov

About Artem Novozhilov

I am an applied mathematician interested in studying various evolutionary processes by means of mathematical models. More on my professional activities can be found on my page

Mathematics of Epidemics on Networks

It looks like that finally a monograph about mathematical approaches to the modeling of epidemic spread on networks is written and will be published in May, 2017. Here is the publisher’s web page. Here is Table of contents. Really looking … Continue reading

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Ok, we all know about h-index nowadays. Here is another index, which, according to the authors of this paper [1], published in Science, measures individual scientific impact. This is now Q-index, which not only predicts h-index and cumulative citations, but … Continue reading

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PDE Coffee Table Book

I stumbled upon The (Unfinished) PDE Coffee Table Book, which can be quite useful for future courses on PDE. Here is the link.

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Lecture notes on PDE

The semester is over, and this Spring I really enjoyed teaching the course on partial differential equations. All the lecture notes can be found at the course web page, or, in one file, at ResearchGate.

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Tree of Life

The only illustration in the Origin of Species is the following sketch of the tree of life by Charles Darwin: More recent tree of life is given by On this tree all multi-cellular organisms are a tiny branch in the … Continue reading

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Smale’s horseshoe

Smale’s horseshoe, one of absolutely central notions of the modern theory of dynamical systems, was invented by Stephen Smale in 1960 in Rio de Janeiro, while Dr. Smale was receiving support from the National Science Foundation (NSF) of the United … Continue reading

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I will talk about Smale’s horseshoe this Friday at our regular Math Club. My presentation at the AMS sectional meeting is scheduled for Sunday, April 17, 2016, Special Session on Topological and Smooth Dynamics, IV, Room 308, Minard Hall, for 2:30pm (the last talk). … Continue reading

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