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Dr. Oleksandr Chepizhko


Universität Innsbruck
Institut für Theoretische Physik
Office: 2S06 ITP
Technikerstr. 21A
A-6020 Innsbruck
Mail: Oleksandr.Chepizhko[a]uibk.ac.at

Research interests

Active particles
Vicsek model
Collective cell motion


1. Bursts of activity in collective cell migration, O. Chepizhko, C. Giampietro, E. Mastrapasqua, M. Nourazar, M. Ascagni, M. Sugni, U. Fascio, L. Leggio, C. Malinverno, G. Scita, S. Santucci, M. Alava, S. Zapperi, C. AM La Porta
PNAS 113 (41) 11408-11413 (2016); http://www.pnas.org/content/113/41/11408.abstract
2. Active particles in heterogeneous media display new physics, O. Chepizhko and F. Peruani, Eur. Phys. J. Special Topics 224, 1287–1302 (2015) http://epjst.epj.org/articles/epjst/abs/2015/07/epjst2247009/epjst2247009.html
3. Emergent vortices in populations of colloidal rollers, A. Bricard, J.-B. Caussin, D. Das, C. Savoie, V. Chikkadi, K. Shitara, O. Chepizhko, F. Peruani, D. Saintillan, D. Bartolo
Nature Communications 6, Article number: 7470 (2015) http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2015/150619/ncomms8470/full/ncomms8470.html
4. The hydrodynamic description for the system of self-propelled particles: Ideal Viscek fluid, O. Chepizhko, V. Kulinskii, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications Volume 415, 1 December 2014, Pages 493-502 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378437114007055
5. Diffusion, Subdiffusion, and Trapping of Active Particles in Heterogeneous Media, O. Chepizhko, F. Peruani
Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 160604 (2013) http://prl.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v111/i16/e160604
6. Optimal Noise Maximizes Collective Motion in Heterogeneous Media, O. Chepizhko, E. G. Altmann and F. Peruani, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 238101 (2013) http://prl.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v110/i23/e238101
7. On the relation between Vicsek and Kuramoto models of spontaneous synchronization, A.A. Chepizhko, V.L. Kulinskii
Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications Volume 389, Issue 23, 1 December 2010, Pages 5347-5352 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378437110006989
8. The Kinetic Regime of the Vicsek Model, A.A. Chepizhko, V.L. Kulinskii
AIP Conference Proceedings 1198 , 25 (2009) http://link.aip.org/link/?APC/1198/25/1.

Work experience

2015-2017 PostDoc, Aalto University, Finland


2014 PhD, Odessa National University, Ukraine
2009 M. Sc. Odessa National University, Ukraine
2008 B. Sc. Odessa National University, Ukraine