Matthias Heymann, Assistant Research Professor
Please note: Matthias has left the Mathematics department at Duke University; some info here might not be up to date.  Contact Info:
 Education:
PhD  New York University  2007 
 Specialties:

Probability
Applied Math
 Research Interests: theory and computation of transition curves for rare events, application to biology
 Areas of Interest:
probability numerical analysis functional analysis biology
 Recent Publications
 M. Heymann, E. VandenEijnden, The Geometric Minimum Action Method  A Least Action Principle on the Space of Curves,
CPAM, vol. 61 no. 8
(August, 2008),
pp. 10521117, Wiley InterScience
 E. VandenEijnden, M. Heymann, The Geometric Minimum Action Method for Computing Minimum Energy Paths,
Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 128 no. 061103
(February 14, 2008)
 M. Heymann, E. VandenEijnden, Pathways of maximum likelihood for rare events in nonequilibrium systems,
Physical Review Letters, vol. 100 no. 14
(2007),
pp. 140601
