Group Members


Evgeniy Khain

Evgeniy Khain

Evgeniy Khain received his Ph.D. in Physics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel) in 2005. Following his Ph.D. work, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor). In 2007, he joined Oakland University, where he is currently an assistant professor of physics, leading the Statistical and Biological Physics Group. His research interests lie in the interdisciplinary area of non-equilibrium statistical and nonlinear physics, from complex biological systems to driven granular media.

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Nick Charteris

Nicholas Charteris

Nick Charteris is a Ph.D. candidate in Medical Physics; he joined the group in 2011. Nick works on modeling the growth of malignant brain tumors; he performs simulations of the agent based stochastic model of cell migration, proliferation, and cell-cell adhesion.

Michael Khasin

  • Postdoctoral Scholar, 2011-2012

Michael Khasin joined the Statistical and Biological Physics Group in 2011 for a short but very productive period. After receiving his Ph.D. in Physics and Chemistry from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel) in 2008, he was a research associate at Michigan State University (East Lansing, Michigan) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Michael was also a visiting scholar at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan). Since April 2012, he works for NASA.

Scott Hopkins

  • Former Graduate Student, M. Sc. in Physics, 2010

Scott Hopkins was a member of the Statistical and Biological Physics Group in 2008-2010. Scott graduated in Summer 2010 with a M.Sc. in Physics; the title of his Master's thesis is "The Effect of Hypoxia on U87 Tumor Cell Adhesiion and Motility".