Dr. Eliahu August

Dr. Eliahu August

Dr. Eliahu August
ZHAW Life Sciences und Facility Management
Grüental
8820 Wädenswil

+41 (0) 58 934 54 91
elias.august@zhaw.ch

Persönliches Profil

Tätigkeit an der ZHAW als

Dozent (Lecturer)

Arbeits- und Forschungsschwerpunkte, Spezialkenntnisse

Modelling and Simulation
Numerical Methods
Dynamical Systems Theory
Convex Optimisation
Control Theory
Chemical Reaction Network Theory
Systems Biology

Aus- und Fortbildung

CAS ETH Computer Science
PhD Bioengineering/ MRes Biomolecular Science/ MA Literature (2003 - 2007)
Imperial College London, Department of Bioengineering
Imperial College London, Department of Chemistry
Open University

MSc Aerospace Engineering (1996 - 2001)
Georgia Institute of Technology
University of Toronto
University of Stuttgart

Beruflicher Werdegang

R&D Project Engineer and Manager (2012 - 2014)
NM Numerical Modelling GmbH, Thalwil

PostDoc (2008 - 2012)
ETH Zurich, Department of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
ETH Zurich, Department of Computer Science
Oxford University, Department of Engineering Science & Department of Biochemistry

Research work (2002 - 2003)
University of Rhode Island, Graduate School of Oceanography
Cambridge University, Engineering Design Centre

Mitglied in Netzwerken

Publikationen vor Tätigkeit an der ZHAW

Lu, J., E. August and H. Koeppl. 2013. Inverse problems from biomedicine: inference of
putative disease mechanisms and robust therapeutic strategies. Journal of Mathematical
Biology, vol. 67, no. 1, pp. 143-168.

August, E. and H. Koeppl. 2012. Computing enclosures for uncertain biochemical systems.
IET Systems Biology, vol. 6, no. 6, pp. 232-240.

August, E., G. Craciun and H. Koeppl. 2012. Finding invariant sets for biological
systems using monomial domination. Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC),
pp. 3001-3006, Maui, HI, USA.

August, E., J. Lu and H. Koeppl. 2012. Trajectory Enclosures for Nonlinear Systems with
Uncertain Initial Conditions and Parameters. Proc. American Control Conference,
pp. 1488-1493, Montreal, QC, Canada.

August E. 2012. Using Noise for Model-Testing. Journal of Computational Biology,
vol. 19, no. 8, pp. 968-977.

Hamadeh A. O., E. August, M. A. J. Roberts, P. Maini, J. Armitage, B. P. Ingalls and A.
Papachristodoulou. 2011. Feedback Control Architecture of the R. Sphaeroides
Chemotaxis Network. Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 3014-3019,
Orlando, Florida, USA.

Zimmermann, J., K. H. Brodersen, J.-P. Pellet, E. August and J. M. Buhmann. 2011.
Predicting graduate-level performance from undergraduate achievements. 4th International
Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM 2011), Eindhoven, the Netherlands,
July 6-8, 2011.

August, E., Y. Wang, F. Doyle, J. Lu and H. Koeppl. 2011. Computationally Implementable
Sufficient Conditions for the Synchronisation of Coupled Dynamical Systems with Time
Delays in the Coupling. Proc. American Control Conference, pp. 839-844, San Francisco, USA.

August, E. and H. Busch. 2011. Efficient biological Network Determination with Application
to Keratinocyte Migration Control. 8th International Workshop on Computational Systems
Biology (WCSB 2011), Zurich, Switzerland, June 6-8, 2011.

Hamadeh, A., M. Roberts, E. August, P. Maini, J. Armitage and A. Papachristodoulou. 2011.
Feedback Control Architecture and the Bacterial Chemotaxis Network. PLoS Computational
Biology, vol. 7, no. 5, e1001130.

August, E. and M. Barahona. 2011. Obtaining certificates for complete synchronisation of
coupled oscillators. Physica D, vol. 240, no. 8, pp. 795-803.

Papachristodoulou, A., Y.-C. Chang, E. August and J. Anderson. 2010. Structured model
reduction for dynamical networked systems. Proc. IEEE Conf. Dec. Contr.,
pp. 2670-2675, Atlanta, USA.

Melykuti, B., E. August, H. El-Samad and A. Papachristodoulou. 2010. Discriminating between
rival biochemical network models: 3 approaches to optimal experiment design.
BMC Sys. Bio. 2010, 4:38.

August, E. 2009. Parameter identifiability and optimal experimental design. Proc. IEEE
Int. Conf. on Comp. Science and Engineering (CSE-09), pp. 277-284, Vancouver, Canada.

Roberts, M. A. J., E. August, H. Abdullah, P. K. Maini, P. E. McSharry, J. P. Armitage and
A. Papachristodoulou. 2009. A new approach for elucidating biological signalling
networks. BMC Systems Biology 2009, 3:105.

August, E. and A. Papachristodoulou. 2009. A new computational tool for establishing
model parameter identifiability. Journal of Computational Biology, vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 875-885.

August, E. and A. Papachristodoulou. 2009. Efficient, Sparse Biological Network
Determination. BMC Systems Biology 2009, 3:25.

August, E., A. Papachristodoulou, B. Recht, M. Roberts and A. Jadbabaie. 2008.
Determining Interconnections in Sparse Biological Networks Using Linear
Programming. Proc. IEEE Conf. Dec. Contr., pp. 3311-3316, Cancun, Mexico.

August, E., M. Barahona and K. Parker. 2007. A Dynamical System in Molecular Biology:
Lipoprotein Metabolism. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, vol. 69, no. 4, pp. 1233-1254.

August, E., C. M. Eckert and P.J. Clarkson. 2004. Using design structure matrices in
visualising design processes. Studies in Multidisciplinarity, vol. 2, pp. 305-317.

Haddad, W., V. Chellaboina and E. August. 2003. Stability and dissipativity theory for
discrete-time non-negative and compartmental dynamical systems. Int. J. Contr., vol. 76,
pp. 1845-1861.

Haddad, W., V. Chellaboina, E. August and J.M. Bailey. 2002. Nonnegative and
Compartmental Dynamical Systems in Biology, Medicine, and Ecology. Proc. ASME Int.
Mech. Eng. Cong., New Orleans, November 2002.

Haddad, W., V. Chellaboina and E. August. 2001. Stability and Dissipativity Theory for
Discrete-Time Nonnegative and Compartmental Dynamical Systems. Proc. IEEE Conf.
Dec. Contr., pp. 4236-4241, Orlando, USA.

Haddad, W., V. Chellaboina and E. August. 2001. Stability and Dissipativity Theory for
Nonnegative Dynamical Systems: A Thermodynamic Framework for Biological and
Physiological Systems. Proc. IEEE Conf. Dec. Contr., pp. 442-458, Orlando, USA.