Indiana University Department of Physics - James A. Glazier

Curriculum Vitae
JAMES ALEXANDER GLAZIER

Department of Physics
Swain Hall West 159
Indiana University
727 East Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47405-7105
U.S.A.
Phone: (812) 855-3735
FAX: (812) 855-5533
Birth date: June 27, 1962
Citizenship: U.S.A.


Fellowships and Grants:

  1. National Institutes of Health, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, 1R01 GM076692-01 “Multiscale Studies of Segmentation in Vertebrate Embryos,” (9/1/05-8/31/08, approx. $907,000).
  2. National Science Foundation, Molecular and Cell Biology, MCB-0513693, “Workshop: Biocomplexity VII - Unraveling the Function and Kinetics of Biochemical Networks: From Experiments to Systems Biology, at Indiana University-Bloomington May 9-12, 2005,” (5/1/05-4/30/06, $15,000) PI Santiago Schnell.
  3. National Institutes of Health, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, “Biocomplexity VII: Unraveling the Function and Kinetics of Biochemical Networks,” (5/9/05-5/8/04, $12,749) PI Santiago Schnell.
  4. Special State Research Funding, “Purchase of 2-Photon Multispectral Microscope,” (3/15/05-3/14/07, $750,000).
  5. Fellow of the Institute of Physics.
  6. National Institutes of Health, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, “Workshop: Biocomplexity VI, Complex Behavior in Unicellular Organisms: Bloomington, Indiana.” (5/12/04-5/16/04, $15,000)
  7. National Science Foundation, Molecular and Cell Biology, MCB 0352904, “Workshop: Biocomplexity VI, Complex Behavior in Unicellular Organisms: Bloomington, Indiana.” (5/12/04-5/16/04, $28,000).
  8. Pervasive Technologies Laboratories Fellowship (Indiana University Bloomington) (12/1/03-11/30/04, $64,000).
  9. IBM Innovation Institute Award (9/25/03-9/24/08, $55,000).
  10. Whitaker Foundation, “Biocomplexity V: Multiscale Modeling in Biology.” (8/1/03-10/31/03, $5,000).
  11. NASA Glenn Research Center, NAG 2-1619: “Comparative Study of Morphogenesis at 1g and Simulated Microgavity.” (4/1/03-3/31/06 $209,964).
  12. Whitaker Foundation, “Symposium: The Role of Tissue Mechanics in Biological Responses to Mechanical Loading.” (8/1/02-11/30/02, $10,000) PI Glen Niebur, co-PI Charles Turner.
  13. National Science Foundation, Biological and Environmental Sciences, BES-0228966 “Symposium: The Role of Tissue Mechanics in Biological Responses to Mechanical Loading, Notre Dame, Indiana.” (11/15/02-4/30/03, $10,000) PI Glen Niebur, co-PI Charles Turner.
  14. National Science Foundation, Division of Materials Research, DMR-0089162 “Effects of Local Interfacial Flow Dynamics on Foam Drainage and Coarsening.” (12/01/00-11/30/03, $359,958) co-PI Hsueh-Chia Chang.
  15. National Science Foundation, Division of Integrative Biology, IBN-0083653, “BIOCOMPLEXITY--Multiscale Simulation of Avian Limb Development.” (9/1/00-8/31/05, $2,999,320) co-PIs Jesus Izaguirre, Mark S. Alber.
  16. NASA Glenn Research Center, NAG3-2366, “Diffusive Coarsening of Liquid Foams in Microgravity.” (3/9/00-11/3/03, $290,000).
  17. Department of Energy, DE-FGO299ER45785, “Fingering Instabilities, Collapse, Avalanches and Self Organized Criticality in Liquid Foams.” (9/1/99-8/31/01, $163,386).
  18. National Science Foundation, C.N.Pq. International Award, INT98-02417, “US-Brazil Cooperative Research: Cellular Patterns.” (5/1/98-4/30/01, $15,750).
  19. National Science Foundation, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science International Award, INT96-03035, “Complex Pattern Formation.” (5/1/97-4/30/00, $49,575).
  20. National Science Foundation, Academic Research Infrastructure Award, CTS96-01691, “Acquisition of Wide Bore Magnetic Resonance Imager.” (11/1/96-12/31/00, $836,488).
  21. National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award (1992-1997, $322,500).
  22. American Chemical Society/Petroleum Research Fund, PRF #30773-AC9, “MRI Study of Three-Dimensional Liquid Foams.” (9/1/96-8/31/99, $50,000).
  23. American Chemical Society/Petroleum Research Fund (1994-1996, $20,000).
  24. Brazil C.N.Pq. Fellowship (1994-1995, $21,260).
  25. Ford Motor Company (1993-1995, $17,500).
  26. Exxon Educational Foundation (1993-1995, $20,000).
  27. NSF/JSPS Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (1991-1993, approx. $80,000).
  28. Grainger Fellowship (1988-1989, approx. $18,000).
  29. Phi Beta Kappa (1984).
  30. Hoopes Award for academic excellence (1984, $1500).


Education:

  • Physics and Mathematics (B.A.) magna cum laude, Harvard College, Cambridge, MA (1984).
  • Student, Les Houches NATO Summer School, Les Houches, France (summer 1986). “Chance and Matter.”
  • Physics (M.A.) University of Chicago, Chicago, IL (1987).
  • Physics (Ph.D.) University of Chicago, Chicago, IL (1989).
    Thesis advisor: Prof. Albert Libchaber. Thesis subject: Dynamics of Cellular Patterns.
  • Student, Marine Biology Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA (summer 1991).
    “Neural Systems and Behavior.”


Employment:

2006 March-June:
Feb. 2006 - Present Founding CEO, Spherosense Technologies, Inc.
Mar. 2006 - Present Vice Chair, Division of Biological Physics, American Physical Society.
Mar. - Jun. 2006 Core Participant, Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles, California.
Nov. 2003 - Present Adjunct Professor, School of Informatics, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
Aug. 2002 - Present Professor, Department of Physics, Adjunct Professor, Department of Biology, Director, Biocomplexity Institute, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
Sept. 2001 - Aug. 2002 Director, Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Biocomplexity, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN.
Sept. - Dec. 2000 Visiting Scientist, Laboratory of Physical Spectrometry, University of Grenoble, Grenoble, France.
May - Nov. 1999 Visiting Full Professor, Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan.
Fall 1997 - Sum. 2002 Associate Professor, Department of Physics, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN.
Fall 1992 - Fall 1997 Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN.
Fall 1991 - 1993 JSPS/NSF Fellowship, Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan.
Spring 1991 Visitor, Department of Physics, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.
1989 - 1994 Consultant, Department of Genetic Epidemiology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
1989 - 1991 Postdoctoral Researcher, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ.
Summer 1989 Visiting Fellow, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.
1985 - 1989 Research Assistant (Grainger Fellowship, 1988-1989), University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.


Teaching:

Graduate Classical Mechanics (University of Notre Dame, Physics 505), Graduate Nonlinear Dynamics (University of Notre Dame, Physics 525), Graduate Mathematical Biology (Indiana University, Physics 548), Graduate Computational Biology (Indiana University, Physics 700), Undergraduate Modern Physics Laboratory (University of Notre Dame, Physics 442), Undergraduate Physics I (University of Notre Dame, Physics 221), Graduate Experimental Physics Laboratory (University of Notre Dame, Physics 510).



Departmental Service:

Graduate Admissions Committee (University of Notre Dame, Indiana University), Graduate Recruiting Committee (Indiana University), Faculty Search Committee (University of Notre Dame, Indiana University), Biophysics Curriculum Development Committee (Indiana University), Library Committee (Indiana University).



University Service:

Founder and Director, Biocomplexity Institute (Indiana University), Founder and Director Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Biocomplexity (University of Notre Dame), Informatics Faculty Search Committee (Indiana University), University Scientific Ph.D. Development Committee (Indiana University), Founding Director, Magnetic Resonance Imaging Facility (University of Notre Dame).



Professional Society Membership:

American Physical Society, Materials Research Society, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Biophysical Society, Society for Mathematical Biology, European Society for Mathematical Biology, Biomedical Engineering Society, Institute of Physics (Fellow).



Refereeing:

Referee for Journals:

American Journal of Physics, Applied Optics, ASME Applied Mechanics Reviews, Developmental Dynamics, Europhysics Letters, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, International Journal of Solids and Structures, Journal of Cell Science, Journal of Physics Condensed Matter, Journal of Theoretical Biology, Philosophical Magazine Letters, Physics of Fluids, Physical Review E, Physical Review Letters, Nature.

Referee for Funding Agencies:

Enterprise Ireland, Genoma Espana, National Science Foundation, American Chemical Society, Wellcome Trust, Israel Science Foundation, NASA, DOE, USCRDF, Danish National Research Foundation.



Other Service:

Member, Board of Editors, Nonlinearity. Associate Editor, Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering. Board of Directors, Boston Early Music Festival. Member, Advisory Committee on Biophysics, SUNY Albany. Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Reify Corporation, Cambridge, MA. Member, Advisory Board, Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine.



Professional Society Membership:

American Physical Society, Materials Research Society, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Biophysical Society

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