DPhil student in the Wolfson Centre for Mathematical Biology.
+44 1865 615180
University of Oxford
Andrew Wiles Building
Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
Deterministic and stochastic dynamical systems in biology.
Inverse problems in chemical reaction kinetics.
Synthetic biology. DNA computing.
Michaelmas Term 2014 - Teaching Assistant for B6.1 Numerical Solution of Differential Equations I, and B5.5 Mathematical Ecology and Biology.
Hilary Term 2015 - Teaching Assistant for C5.8 Stochastic modelling of biological processes.
Michaelmas Term 2015 - Teaching Assistant for B5.5 Mathematical Ecology and Biology.
Trinity Term 2017 - Tutor for M3 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, 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, 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, K. Zygalakis, D. F. Anderson, and R. Erban. Noise Control for DNA Computing. In the submission process, 2017. Available as https://arxiv.org/abs/1705.09392.
T. Plesa. "Stochastic Approximation of High-molecular by Bi-molecular Reactions". In preparation, 2017.