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Phone:

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molecular
systems biology, stringent response and
persistence in E.coli
and M.tb, mesoscopic
phenomena in cells, multiple phenotypes and switching mechanisms,
rescaling of model parameters from single cells to cell populations, metabolic networks, producibility, extreme
conservation laws, biologically inspired
controllers for swarms of robots, hybrid
dynamical systems models of biomolecular networks,
reachability, piecewise linear and multilinear
systems, spatial Monte Carlo models
Spring 2014 
MATH
420 Intro. Numerical Methods (West Virginia University / Arts and
Sciences) 
Fall 2010/Spring 2011 Fall 2012/Spring 2013 
MATH
593 / MATH 793 Mathematical Systems Biology I/II 
Spring 2012 Fall 2008 
MATH
156 Calculus II 
Spring 2010 
MATH
521 Numerical Methods for PDE 
Fall 2009 
MATH
251 Multivariate Calculus 
Spring 2007 
ESE
680003 Systems Biology. (University of Pennsylvania / Engineering) 
Sept.
2004  Aug. 2006

NIHNLM bioinformatics fellowship,
Mentors:
Vijay Kumar and Harvey Rubin

Aug.
1995  Aug. 1998

Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics,

Aug.
1993  Dec. 1995

M. A. in Physics,

June
1984  June 1989

State Diploma in Physics,
Atomic
physics
Advisor: Viorica Florescu

August
2008  present

Assistant Professor, West Virginia University, Department of Mathematics
Biomathematics
(funding:
NIHNCI, WVU, MBR Cancer Center)

July
2003  August 2008

Research Scientist, University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering

July
2001  July 2003

Postdoctoral fellow, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Physics and Astronomy
National
Digital Medical Archive project (funding: NIHNLM)
Advisor:
Robert Hollebeek

Oct. 1998  June 2001

Postdoctoral fellow, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Nuclear
theory (funding:
NSF)
Advisor:
Ralph Amado

July
1990  Aug. 1993

Research scientist, Institute of Environmental Research and Engineering, Bucharest Environmental
radioactivity (funding: Romanian Ministry of Environment)
Supervisors: Iolanda Osvath, Constantin Dovlete

A.
Halasz, V. Kumar, M. Imielinski, C. Belta, O. Sokolsky, S. Pathak, Analysis of Lactose Metabolism in E.coli using
Reachability Analysis of Hybrid Systems, IET Systems Biology, 1, 130 (2007)
A.A. Julius, A. Halasz. S. Sakar, V. Kumar, G. J. Pappas, Controlling biological systems:
the lactose regulation system of E.coli, IEEE Transactions on Automatic
Control
Special
Issue on Systems Biology, 5164 (2007).
Berman,
S., A. Halasz, V. Kumar, MARCO: A Reachability Algorithm for
MultiAffine Systems with Application to Biological Systems, accepted to
the 10^{th} Int’l Workshop on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control,
Berman,
S., A. Halasz, V. Kumar, Algorithms for Analysis and Synthesis of a
BioInspired Swarm Robotic System, Swarm Robotics Workshop, 9^{th } Int’l Conference on the Simulation of Adaptive
Behavior (SAB’06), Rome, Italy; LNCS 4433, 5670 (2007).
Imielinski M,
C. Belta,
H. Rubin, A Halasz, Systematic analysis of conservation relations in E.coli genomescale metabolic network reveals novel growth media, Biophys J. 2006, Apr 15; 90(8):265972.
Imielinski M,
C. Belta,
A Halasz, H. Rubin, Investigating metabolite
essentiality through genomescale analysis of Escherichia coli production
capabilities, Bioinformatics. 2005 May 1; 21(9):200816.
Belta, C., P. Finin, L. C. Habets, A. Halasz,
M. Imielinski, V. Kumar, and H. Rubin, Understanding
the bacterial stringent response using reachability analysis of hybrid systems,
7^{th} Int’l workshop on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control,
LNCS 2993, R. Alur and G. J. Pappas (Eds.) 111125,
2004.
A Halasz, M. A. Hsieh, S. Berman, V. Kumar, "Dynamic Redistribution of a Swarm of Robots among Multiple Sites", Proc. of the 2007 IEEE/RSJ Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 23202325 (2007).
Julius, A. Halasz, V. Kumar, G.J. Pappas, "Controlling
biological systems: the lactose regulation system of Escherichia coli",
Proc. of the 26^{th} American
Control Conference,
Berman,
S., A Halasz, V. Kumar, S. Pratt, BioInspired
Group Behaviors for the Deployment of a Swarm of Robots to Multiple
Destinations, Proc. of the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Robotics
and Automation, (ICRA 2007) Rome, Italy.
A.A. Julius, A. Halasz, V. Kumar, G.J.
Pappas,
Finite state abstraction of a stochastic model of the lactose regulation system
of Escherichia coli, Proc. Of the 45^{th}
IEEE Conf. Decision and Control 2006,
Ahmadzadeh,
A. Halasz, S. Prajna, A. Jadbabaie,
and V. Kumar., Analysis of the Lactose
metabolism in E. coli using sumofsquares decomposition. ECCCDC 2005,
Seville, Spain, Proc. of the 44^{th} IEEE Conf. Decision and Control
2005.
M. A. Halasz,
R.D. Amado, SkyrmionAntiSkyrmion
Annihilation with Omega Mesons , Phys. Rev. D 63 (2001), 054020, hepph/0009260 .
R.D. Amado, M. A.
Halasz, P. Protopapas , Two Skyrmion Dynamics with Omega Mesons , Phys. Rev. D
61 (2000), 074022, hepph/9909426 .
M.A. Halasz,
J.C. Osborn, M. Stephanov, J. J. M. Verbaarschot , Random Matrices and the Convergence of
Partition Function Zeros in Finite Density QCD , Phys. Rev. D 61 (2000),
076005, heplat/9908018 .
M.A. Halasz,
Random Matrices and the
M.A. Halasz,
A. D. Jackson, R. Shrock, M. Stephanov,
J. J. M. Verbaarschot , On the Phase Structure
of QCD , Phys. Rev. D58 (1998), 096007, hepph/9804290 .
M.A. Halasz,
J. V. Steele, G. Q. Li, G. E. Brown , Photon Rates for HeavyIon
Collisions from Hidden Local Symmetry , Phys. Rev. C58 (1998), 365, nuclth/9712006 .
M.A. Halasz,
J.C. Osborn, J.J.M. Verbaarschot , Random
Matrix Triality at Nonzero Chemical Potential ,
Phys. Rev. D56 (1997), 7059, heplat/9704007.
M.A.Halasz,
A.D. Jackson, J.J.M. Verbaarschot , Fermion
Determinants in Matrix Models of QCD at Nonzero Chemical Potential ,
Phys. Rev. D56 (1997), 5140, heplat/9703006 .
M.A.Halasz,
A.D. Jackson, J.J.M. Verbaarschot , YangLee
Zeros of a Random Matrix Model for QCD at Finite Density , Phys. Lett. B395 (1997), 293, heplat/9611008 .
M.A.Halasz,
T.Kalkreuter, J.J.M.Verbaarschot,
Universal Correlations in Spectra of the Lattice QCD Dirac Operator ,
Lattice '96, St.Louis, MO, 48 June 1996; Nucl. Phys. Proc. Suppl. 53 (1997), 266, heplat/9607042 .
M.A.Halasz,
and J.J.M.Verbaarschot , Effective Lagrangians and Chiral Random Matrix Theory , Phys.
Rev. D52 (1995), 2563, hepth/9502096 .
M.A.Halasz,
and J.J.M.Verbaarschot , Universal Correlations
in Spectra of the Lattice Dirac Operator , Phys. Rev. Lett. 74 (1995), 3920, heplat/9501025.
V.Florescu,
M.A.Halasz, M.Marinescu
, Secondorder Corrections to the Wave Functions of a Coulomb Field
Electron in a Weak Uniform Harmonic Electric Field , Phys. Rev. A47
(1993), 394.
M.A.Halasz,
J. Osborn, M. Stephanov and J.Verbaarschot
, Random
Matrices and Algorithms for Lattice QCD at m¹0
, in Proceedings of the ECT* Workshop on Understanding Deconfinement in QCD,
M.A.Halasz,
Random
Matrices and the Glasgow Method, Workshop on QCD at Finite Density,
Bielefeld, Germany, April 1998, Nucl. Phys. A642
(1998), 324.
V. Cuculeanu, N. Romanof, M.A.Halasz, NonLocal
Model for Radon and Thoron Diffusion, Fifth
International Symposium on the Natural Radiation Environment, Salzburg,
Austria, 1991; Published in Radiation Protection Dosimetry
45 (1992), 411.