Harold Fellermann

Department of Physics and Chemistry
University of Southern Denmark
Campusvej 55
5230 Odense M
Denmark

FAX +45 6615 8760
Email: haroldatifk.sdu.dk

Short CV and Bibliography

Education

  • 2005 - 2009: Dr. rer. nat. (Ph.D.), University of Osnabrück, Germany graduated with mark "summa cum laude"
  • 2001 - 2005: Diploma (MSc) System Science, University of Osnabrück, Germany graduated with mark "very good"

Research Experience

Research Fellow for Modelling in Artificial Life

  • 2007: European Center for Living Technology, Venice, Italy
  • 2006 - 2007: Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico, USA
  • 2004 - 2006: Complex Systems Lab, Univeritat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain


Research Fellow for Modelling in Systems Ecology

  • 2006: UFZ Center for Environmental Research, Dept. Ecological System Analysis, Leipzig


Research Assistent for Modelling in Systems Biology

  • 2003: Institute for Molecular Biotechnology, System Biology Research Group, Jena (Germany)


Research Assistent for Agent Based Modelling

  • 2001: Julius-Maximilian-University Dept. Ecology, Würzburg, Germany

Teaching

Lecturer

  • 2009-2011: Assembling minimal living systems, University of Southern Denmark, Dep. for Physics and Chemistry
  • 2010: Summer School "Steps in Evolution", Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany
  • 2008: Summer School "Blueprint for an Artificial Cell", European Center for Living Technology, Venice, Italy

Graduate Student Instructor

  • 2003: Foundations of Theoretical Computer Science, University of Osnabrück, Dep. of Mathematics & Computer Science
  • 2001: Introduction to Applied System Science, University of Osnabrück, Dep. of Mathematics & Computer Science
  • 2002: Algorithms of Bioinformatics, University of Osnabrück, Dep. of Mathematics & Computer Science

Awards and Grants

  • 2009: DCSC Grant for Scientific Computing: 1.000.000 DKK
  • 2004 - 2005: German Academic Exchange Service Stipend
  • 2000: VVO-Award for outstanding work in support of research & academia

Selected Publications

  • H. Fellermann and S. Rasmussen, On the growth rate of non-enzymatic molecular replicators, Entropy 13(10) 1882-1903, 2011
  • H. Fellermann, Wet artificial Life, In: H. Meyer-Ortmann, S. Thurner (eds.), Principles of Evolution, Springer Heidelberg, 2010
  • R. Füchslin, H. Fellermann, A. Eriksson, and H.-J. Ziock, Coarse-graining and scaling in dissipative particle dynamics, J. Chem. Phys. 130(21), 214102, 2009
  • H. Fellermann, Spatially resolved artificial chemistry, In: A. Adamatzky and M. Komosinski (eds.), Artificial Life Models in Software 2nd Edition, Springer, 2009
  • R. Solé, J. Sardanyes, H. Fellermann, S. Valverde, J. Macia, and A. Munteanu, Models of protocell replication, In: S. Rasmussen, et al. (ed.), Protocells: Bridging Nonliving and Living Matter, MIT Press, 2008
  • S. Rasmussen, J. Bailey, J. Boncella, L. Chen, G. Collis, S. Colgate, M. DeClue, H. Fellermann, G. Goranovic, Y. Jiang, C. Knutson, P.-A. Monnard, F. Mouffouk, M. Nielson, A. Sen, A. Shreve, A. Tamulis, B. Travis, P. Weronski, J. Zhang, X. Zhou, Hans-Joachim Ziock, and William Woodruff, Assembly of a minimal protocell, In: S. Rasmussen, et al. (ed.), Protocells: Bridging Nonliving and Living Matter, MIT Press, 2008
  • H. Fellermann, S. Rasmussen, H.-J. Ziock, and R. Solé, A simple model of self-replicating protocells, In: J. Reif (ed.), Proceedings of the 4th Annual Conference on Foundations of Nanoscience:136-139, 2007
  • H. Fellermann, S. Rasmussen, H.-J. Ziock, and R. Solé, Life-cycle of a minimal protocell - a dissipative particle dynamics (DPD) study, J. Artif. Life 13(4):319-345, 2007
  • H. Fellermann, and R. Solé, Self-replicating nanocells: A physically embodied, information-free scenario, Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Ser. B 362(1486):1803-1811, 2007
  • H. Fellermann, Micelles as containers for protocells (master thesis), University of Osnabrück, Germany, 2005

Talks

  • H. Fellermann, Thermodynamics and kinetics of protocells : Toward a quantitative theory of early life, European Conference on Complex Systems ECCS'11, Vienna September 14, 2011
  • H. Fellermann, Artificial life: on the construction of artificial living systems, Jacobs University, Bremen Germany, July 3 and 4, 2009
  • H. Fellermann, Integrating all subsystems of a minimal protocell in simulation, European Center for Living Technology, Venice Italy, March 14, 2008
  • H. Fellermann, A life-like molecular machine: insights from simulation, European Bioinformatics Institute, Cambridge, UK, February 4, 2008
  • H. Fellermann, Insights from integrating all subsystems of a minimal protocell, FLinT Center, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark, January 22, 2008
  • H. Fellermann, Insights from integrating all subsystems of a minimal protocell, European Center for Living Technology, Venice, Italy, December 10, 2007
  • H. Fellermann, Dissipative particle dynamics: Propects and limitations in soft matter simulation, University of Osnabrück, Osnabrück, Germany, October 31, 2007
  • H. Fellermann, Dissipative particle dnamics: Prospects and limitations in mesoscopic modeling, CNLS Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos NM, USA, May 1, 2007
  • H. Fellermann, A simple model of self-replicating protocells, 4th Annual Conference on Foundations of Nanoscience, Snowbird UT, USA, April 20, 2007
  • H. Fellermann, Dissipative particle dynamics simulation of the Los Alamos bug, Protocell Simulation Workshop, European Center for Living Technology, Venice, Italy, March 18, 2007
  • H. Fellermann, Dissipative particle dynamics simulation of the Los Alamos bug, Mesoscopic Simulation Workshop, European Center for Living Technology, Venice, Italy, October 3, 2006
  • H. Fellermann, Aggregation methods from statistical physics, UFZ Center for Environmental Research, Leipzig, Germany, August 3, 2006
  • H. Fellermann, Bridging non-living and living matter, University of Osnabrück, Osnabrück, Germany, November 30, 2005
  • H. Fellermann, Fission of autocatalytic micelles, International PACE-PAs Coordination Workshop, Los Alamos NM, USA, July 21, 2005