Barbara Breen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Physics (Visiting)

Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA


Education

B.S., Physics, Georgia Instutite of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 1997
Ph.D., Physics, Georgia Instutite of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2003
FIRST Postdoctoral Fellow, Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Physiology, 2004-2006.


Recent Publications

Breen, B.J., Donovan, G.M., Sneyd, J., Tawhai, M.H. (2012)  Quantifying parenchymal tethering in a finite element simulation of a human lung slice under bronchoconstriction.  Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 183:85-90. PMCID: PMC3423447

Breen, B.J., Doud, A.B., Grimm, J.R., Tanasse, A.H., Tanasse, S.J., Lindner, J.F., Maxted, K.J. (2011) Electronic and mechanical realizations of one-waycoupling in one and two dimensions. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 83(3 Pt 2):037601.

Lindner, J.F., Patton, K.M., Odenthal, P.M., Gallagher, J.C., Breen, B.J. (2008) Experimental observation of soliton propagation and annihilation in a hydromechanical array of one-way coupled oscillators. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 78(6 Pt 2):066604.

Breen, B.J., Weidert, C.E., Lindner, J.F., Walker, L.M.,  Kelly, K., and Heidtmann, E. (2008) Invitation to embarrassingly parallel computing. Am. J. Phys. 76:347-352.

Breen, B.J., Gerken, W.C., Butera, R.J. Jr. (2003) Hybrid integrate-and-fire model of a bursting neuron. Neural Comput.15(12):2843-62.

Lindner, J.F., Breen, B.J., Wills, M.E., Bulsara, A.R., Ditto, W.L. (2001) Monostable array-enhanced stochastic resonance. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 63(5 Pt 1):051107.

Lindner, J.F., Mason, J., Neff, J., Breen, B.J., Ditto, W.L, Bulsara, A.R. (2001) Noninvasive control of stochastic resonance. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 63(4 Pt 1):041107.

 

Grinnell College
Department of Physics
1032 Noyce Science Center
1116 8th Ave.
Grinnell, IA
Tel: 641.269.9957
Email: barbreen@gmail.com


Emory University School of Medicine
Department of Physiology
Atlanta, GA 30322-3110
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