Igor V. Pivkin

+41 58 666 4977
Institute of Computational Science
Faculty of Informatics
Via Giuseppe Buffi 13
6900 Lugano
igor.pivkin @usi.ch

Igor V. Pivkin

Associate Professor of Computational Science

Head of Scientific Computing Group (Group Pivkin)

Group Leader at Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics

The reseach interests of Professor Pivkin lie in the area of multiscale/multiphysics modeling, corresponding numerical methods and parallel large-scale simulations of biological and physical systems. Specific areas include biophysics, cellular and molecular biomechanics, stochastic multiscale modeling, and coarse-grained molecular simulations. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Mathematics from Novosibirsk State University, Russia, M.Sc. degree in Computer Science and Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from Brown University, USA. Before coming to Lugano, he was a Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA


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