Mikko Karttunen
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Mikko Karttunen


Professor of Chemistry at University of Waterloo. Leader of the Computational and Theoretical Biological Physics & Chemistry Group. Affiliate of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics at Waterloo.

Selected Awards: Ontario Early Reseachers Award, NSERC Discovery Accelerator, EU DEISA Extreme Computing, Distinguished Research Professor, Academy of Finland Fellowship

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Professor of Chemistry

University of Waterloo
Department of Chemistry and Department of Applied Mathematics
Our research is geared towards the interface between condensed matter physics, biology and biomedical sciences. Typically, we employ large scale computer simulations combined with analytical studies. Most of our projects are done in collaboration with experimental groups. We concentrate on problems related to multiscale modeling of biological systems, lipid membranes, pattern formation in reaction-diffusion systems, and computational methods. From these pages you'll find more about our research, downloadable software, events, computational facilities and jobs/studentships.

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