I’m a PhD candidate in applied mathematics at Northwestern University. I use dynamical systems and other quantitative approaches to study pattern formation in dryland ecology with my advisor Mary Silber, and caste determination in ants with Madhav Mani.
- 08/2016 - Just returned the 2016 MBL Physiology Course … it was an immense privilege to learn biology from the wonderful people I met there!
- 05/2016 - So proud of the students in my Chicago Scholars cohort, who are going on to great colleges next year!
- 03/2016 - Our paper on the robustness of an important vegetation model prediction is online.
- 11/2015 - It was a pleasure to give a couple of talks about my research to high school students in the Schuler Scholars program.
- K. Gowda, Y. Chen, S. Iams, and M. Silber. "Assessing the robustness of spatial pattern sequences in a model of dryland vegetation." Proc R Soc A 472, 20150893 (2016). doi:10.1098/rspa.2015.0893.
- K. Gowda and C. Kuehn. "Early-warning signs for pattern-formation in stochastic partial differential equations." Commun Nonlinear Sci Numer Simulat 22, 55–69 (2015). doi:10.1016/j.cnsns.2014.09.019.
- K. Gowda, H. Riecke, and M. Silber. "Transitions between patterned states in vegetation models for semiarid ecosystems." Phys Rev E 89, 022701 (2014). doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.89.022701.
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