DPhil student in the Wolfson Centre for Mathematical Biology.
+44 1865 283879
University of Oxford
Andrew Wiles Building
Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
Deterministic and stochastic dynamical systems in biology.
Systematic design of deterministic and stochastic reaction systems/molecular computers. DNA computing.
2017 - 2018: Stipendiary Lecturer in Applied Mathematics, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, tutoring: Geometry, Differential Equations 1 and 2, Numerical Analysis, Fourier Series and PDEs, Calculus of Variations, and Mathematical Modelling in Biology.
Trinity Term 2017 - Tutor for Statistics and Data Analysis, at Merton College.
Prizes, Awards, and Scholarships:
EPSRC Doctoral Training Grant Studentship. Full funding (fees and maintenance) for doctoral studies.
The G-Research Award for one of the best MSc thesis.
OCCAM Studentship. Full funding (fees and maintenance) for masters studies.
The Franz Mandl Prize for theoretical work carried in BSc thesis.
Major / Recent Publications:
T. Plesa, K. Zygalakis, D. F. Anderson, and R. Erban. Noise Control for Molecular Computing. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 15(144): 20180199. Available as http://rsif.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/15/144/20180199.
T. Plesa, T. Vejchodsky, and R. Erban. Chemical Reaction Systems with a Homoclinic Bifurcation: An Inverse Problem. Journal of Mathematical Chemistry, 54(10): 1884--1915, 2016. Available as https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10910-016-0656-1.
T. Plesa, R. Erban, and H. G. Othmer. Noise-induced Mixing and Multimodality in Reaction Networks. Accepted, and to appear in European Journal of Applied Mathematics, 2018. Available as https://arxiv.org/abs/1801.09200.
T. Plesa, T. Vejchodsky, and R. Erban. Test Models for Statistical Inference: Two-Dimensional Reaction Systems Displaying Limit Cycle Bifurcations and Bistability. Stochastic Dynamical Systems, Multiscale Modeling, Asymptotics and Numerical Methods for Computational Cellular Biology, 2016. Available as https://arxiv.org/pdf/1607.07738.
T. Plesa. Stochastic Approximation of High-molecular by Bi-molecular Reactions. In preparation, 2018.