Arik Yochelis - Brief CV


 

·         Education 

Ph.D.
Advisor:
Thesis:

  1999-2003, Nonlinear Dynamics, Department of Physics, Ben-Gurion University
  Prof. Ehud Meron
  Pattern formation in periodically forced oscillatory systems
  | Abstract (in Hebrew) | Thesis |
 

M.Sc.
Advisor:
Thesis:

  1996-1998, Physics, School of Physics and Astronomy, Tel-Aviv University
  Prof. Solange Akselrod  (r.i.p.)
  Approximation method for reconstruction of a phase response curve and investigation of the dynamical behavior of pacemaker
  cells as coupled oscillators
 

B.Sc.

  1993-1996, Physics, Department of Physics, Ben-Gurion University.
  Graduation with honor (Magna Cum Laude)

 

·         Employment History

2012-present 

Senior Lecturer (eq. to Assistant Prof. level in US),
Department of Solar Energy and Environmental Physics
, Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research (BIDR)
,  
and Department of Physics, Ben-Gurion University of The Negev

  

BGU

2009-12

R&D Physicist, Alternative Energy Systems, Landa Labs, Rehovot, Israel;
Charge generation and transport in complex fluids (theory & experiments)

2008-09

Postdoc – Department of Chemical Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology;
Patterns in exothermic reaction-diffusion-advection systems, with Prof. Moshe Sheintuch

2006-08

Postdoc – Department of Medicine (Cardiology), University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA);
Stem cell patterning and cardiac dynamics via activator-inhibitor approach, with Prof. Alan Garfinkel

2005-06

Postdoc – Department of Physics, University of California at Berkeley;
Theory of spatially localized oscillations, with Prof. Edgar Knobloch

2004-05

Postdoc – Department of Chemical Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology;
Modeling of wetting and droplet motion on distinct surfaces, with Prof. Len Pismen

1999-03

Teaching assistant – Mechanics, EM, Modern Physics for undergraduates, Department of Physics, Ben-Gurion University

1999

Instructor – Matlab Laboratory, Life Science Faculty, Tel-Aviv University

1996-98

Instructor – Physics Laboratory for undergraduates, School of Physics and Astronomy, Tel-Aviv University

Selected recent publications

  1. Molding the asymmetry of localized frequency-locking waves by a generalized forcing: Implications to the inner ear,
    Y. Edri, D. Bozovic, E. Meron, and A. Yochelis, Phys. Rev. E 98, 020202(R) (2018)

  2. From solvent free to dilute electrolytes: Essential componenets for a continuum theory,
    N. Gavish, D. Elad, and A. Yochelis, 
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 9, 36 (2017)

  3. Fronts and waves of actin polymerization in a bistable-based mechanism of circular dorsal ruffles,
    E. Bernitt, H.-G. Döbereiner, N. S. Gov, and A. Yochelis, Nature Commun. 8, 15863 (2017)
  4. Self-organization of waves and pulse trains by molecular motors in cellular protrusions,
    A. Yochelis, S. Ebrahim, B. Millis, R. Cui, B. Kachar, M. Naoz, and N. S. Gov, Sci. Rep. 5, 13521 (2015)
  5. Origin of finite pulse trains: Homoclinic snaking in excitable media,
    A. Yochelis, E. Knobloch, and M. H. Köpf,  Phys. Rev. E 91, 032924 (2015)