MSM Mentor List


I lead PhysiCell, an open source, cross-platform agent-based modeling platform for multicellular systems. 

Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University

Computational Systems Physiology, PBPK-PD, Multi-scale modeling with scarce, heterogenous data ('tiny data'), Chemical Engineer

Currently hiring postdocs for multiple projects: quantitative systems pharmacology/toxicology & plant systems physiology



Affiliation:  Research Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California


Bill Cannon

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and University of California, Riverside

I am a Computational Scientist in computational biology and bioinformatics group at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). I would be happy to provide guidance on mentoring. 

Silvia Salinas Blemker

I am a Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Virginia, and happy to provide guidance and mentorship!

Areas that I feel that I can provide mentorship:

- Muscle biomechanics

- Combining multiple modeling domains (multi-body dynamic simulation, finite-element analysis, agent-based modeling)

Ahmet Erdemir

Associate Staff (Associate Professor equivalent), Department of Biomedical Engineering, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic

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Linda Petzold

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Department of Computer Science, University of California, Santa Barbara

Research group website:

Expertise: mathematical modeling, computational simulation, discrete stochastic simulation, systems biology