people #Nikos E Kouvaris

Postdoctoral fellow

Born in 1980 in Athens and raised in the Aegean island of Icaria. Studied physics (BSc) and computational physics (MSc) at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Subsequently moved to Athens (NCSR "Demokritos", Prof. A. Provata) and Berlin (Humboldt University, Prof. L. Schimansky-Geier) as a PhD scholar. Obtained PhD in Physics, for studies of synchronization in complex systems, under the supervision of Prof. A. Provata at NCSR "Demokritos". Started postoctoral research with Prof A. S. Mikhailov at Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society in Berlin and continue with Prof. A. Dίaz-Guilera at University of Barcelona.

Research interests:

  • Dynamics and evolution in complex networks: interplay of topology with nonlinear dynamics
  • Pattern formation and self-organization in biological and chemical systems
  • Control of self-organizing patterns
  • Computational neuroscience