Personal Chair


Contact Details

Telephone: +44 (0)1224 273160
Address: Institute for Complex Systems and Mathematical Biology
Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics
Department of Physics
Old Aberdeen Meston Building Room MT 340


2004 PhD in Nonlinear Dynamics (Mathematical Physics/Applied Mathematics)

2004-2006 Post-Doc, University of Potsdam (Germany)

2006-2010 RCUK Academic Research Fellow (UoA)

2010-2011 Lecturer

2011-2013 Senior Lecturer

2013-2016 Reader

2016-        Professor

Research Interests

Dynamical Systems Theory; Recurrences; Mathematical Modelling; Hypothesis Testing; Surrogates; Mathematics of Distance Inequalities; Network Theory; Emergent Properties; Synchronisation; Gene Expression; Bacterial Responses to Multiple Stresses; Computational Neuroscience

Current Research

Mathematics of Distance Inequalities; Mathematical Modelling; Gene Expression; Bacterial Stress Responses


Bjoern Schelter; Celso Grebogi; Geoffrey Robinson; Maria Carmen Romano; Klaus Lehnertz

Research Grants

  • ''Combinatorial Responses of Fungal Pathogens to Their Human Hosts: an Integrative Systems Biology Approach,'' A. Brown, G. Coghill, N. Gow, K. Haynes, A. Moura, M. Romano, J. Stark, and M. Thiel, SABR/BBSRC, 2007-2012, £5,750,000 (fec)
  • ''Ribosomal Traffic Flow on the mRNA as a Regulator of Cellular Protein Production: an Integrated Modelling and Experimental Analysis,'' M. Romano, M. Thiel, I. Stansfield and C. Grebogi, BBSRC, 2009-2011, £679,344 (fec)

Teaching Responsibilities

PX 1511 The Physical Universe 2 (Electromagnetism)
PX 4514 Modelling Theory
PX 5001 Project in Modelling Complex Systems
PX 5501 Nonlinear Dynamics II / Time Series Analysis

Admin Responsibilities

Deputy Director of the Institute for Complex Systems and Mathematical Biology


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