Mariya Ptashnyk

Associate Professor

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Heriot-Watt University
Roles and responsibilities

My responsibilities include research and teaching.

I am also coordinator of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Biology seminar.


Research Group: Applied Maths, Mathematical Biology.

Research: The broad area of my research is multiscale modelling and analysis of biological systems.

I work on development and rigorous analysis of mathematical models for transport processes in and mechanical properties of biological tissues, cellular signalling processes, plant root and shoot growth, interactions between plant roots and soil.

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Selected publications


2004 PhD in Mathematics, University of Heidelberg, Germany

2004-2011 Postdoctoral research assistant at Universities of Oxford, Heidelberg and Aachen

2011-2017 Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in Mathematics, University of Dundee