Assistant Professor Department of Mathematics Purdue University Office: 404 Department of Mathematics, Purdue University, 150 N. University St, West Lafayette, IN, 47907 Email: wei307@purdue.edu Phone: 765-494-3405If you are seeking graduate or undergraduate research opportunities, feel free to contact me.

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota Ph.D. Mathematics, May 2016. Advisors: Yoichiro Mori, Alena Talkachova

Mathematical Physiology, Circadian Biology, Fluid Dynamics

[18] N. Wei and Y. Mori. The analytical studies on the ephaptic conduction. Preprints (2024). [17] N. Wei. Sex differences in myocardial ischemia: a single cell approach. Submitted (2024). [16] N. Wei and E. G. Tolkacheva. Role of ephaptic coupling in modulating reentrant arrhythmia: a dynamics perspective. Submitted (2024). [15] N. Wei and J. Lin. Mechanisms of reentry arrhythmia termination with ephaptic coupling and gap junctional uncoupling. Submitted (2024). [14] N. Wei and Y. Mori. Role of ionic electrodiffusion and ephaptic coupling on cardiac dynamics. Submitted (2024). [13] N. Wei and C. O. Diekman. Modeling dosing time-of-day effects on the safety of cardiac antiarrhythmic drugs. Submitted (2024). [12] K. S. Lizama, F. J. Gonzalez-Gonzalez, N. Wei, A. Aboonabi, D. C. Johnson, H. Huang, A. Elgalad, M. Pasquali, E. G Tolkacheva, M. Razavi, M. D. McCauley. Carbon Nanotube Fibers Reduce Scar-Based Reentrant Arrhythmias. Submitted (2024). [11] N. Wei, S. Saghafi, E. Khan, and C. O. Diekman. Modeling Circadian Clock Regulation of Immune System Response to SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Antiviral Treatment. Submitted (2024). [10] C. Weathered, N. Wei and E. Pienaar. Reduced macrophage killing of M. avium drives infection risk in post-menopausal patients. Tuberculosis Vol. 139: 102304 (2023) link [9] N. Wei and E. G. Tolkacheva. Mechanisms of arrhythmia termination during myocardial ischemia: role of ephaptic coupling and complex geometry of border zone. Plos one 17(3): e0264570 (2022). link [8] C. Diekman and N. Wei. Circadian rhythms of early afterdepolarizations and ventricular arrhythmias in a cardiomyocyte model. Biophys. J. Vol. 120, No. 2 (2021): 319-333. link [7] N. Wei and E. G. Tolkacheva. Interplay between ephaptic coupling and complex geometry of border zone during acute myocardial ischemia: effect on arrhythmogeneity. Chaos Vol. 30 (2020), 033111. link [6] W. Strychalski, S. Bryant, B. Jadamba, E. Kilikian, X. Lai, L. Shahriyari, R. Segal, N. Wei and L.A. Miller. Fluid dynamics of nematocyst prey capture. Springer contributed volume of "Understanding Complex Biological System with Mathematics" Association for Women in Mathematics Series, Vol 14, Springer, Cham, 123 - 144 (2018). link [5] N. Wei and A. T. Layton. Theoretical assessment of the Ca2+ oscillations in the afferent arteriole smooth muscle cell of the rat kidney. Int. J. Biomath Vol. 11, No. 3 (2018): 1850043. link [4] N. Wei, M. L. Gumz and A. T. Layton. Predicted effect of circadian clock modulation of NHE3 of a proximal tubule cell on sodium transport. Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol. Vol. 315 (2018): F665-F676. link [3] N. Wei. On certain optimization problems related to matrix norms Optimization Vol. 65, No. 10 (2016): 1791-1803. link [2] N. Wei, Y. Mori and E. G. Tolkacheva. The dual effect of ephaptic coupling on cardiac conduction with heterogeneous expression of connexin 43 J. Theor. Biol. Vol. 397 (2016): 103-114. link [1] N. Wei, Y. Mori and E. G. Tolkacheva. The role of short term memory and conduction velocity restitution in alternans formation J. Theor. Biol. Vol. 367 (2015): 21-28. link

[8] Collaborate@ICERM, Data-driven predictive modeling and simulation with lung infections, 2024. [7] NSF DMS-2327184 (PI), Collaborative Research: The dual effect of ephaptic coupling on arrhythmogenesis in the heart, 2023-2026. [6] NSF DMS-2152115 (co-PI), GOALI: Merging Deep Learning and Mechanistic Modeling to Analyze the Electrophysiology of Circadian Clock Neurons, Aging, Cardiac Arrhythmias, and Alzheimer's Disease, 2022-2025. [5] Simons Foundation Travel Support for Mathematicians 855881, 2021 - 2026. [4] Start-up Funds, Purdue University, 2020 - 2025. [3] AMS Simons Travel Grant, 2018 - 2020. [2] Postdoc Travel Grant, Purdue University, 2018 - 2020. [1] Art&Science Travel Grant, Duke University, 2017- 2018.

[13] Mathematical Bioscience workshop, August 7th-August 10th, 2024, Penn State. [12] Mathematical Biology Seminar, Department of Mathematics, April 24th, 2024, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. [11] Applied Mathematics Seminar, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Oct 27th, 2023, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. [10] Theoretical Biology Seminar, Depaertment of Mathematics, Oct 24th, 2023, Penn State University. [9] AMS Spring Central Sectional Meeting, April 15-16, 2023, University of Cincinnat, Cincinnati, OH. [8] Applied Mathematics Seminar, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Nov 29th, 2022, University of Massachusetts Amherst. [7] Colloquium, Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics, March 18th, 2022, Case Western Reserve University. [6] First ephpatic coupling conference, May 5-7, 2019, Roanoke, Virginia. [5] Applied Mathematics Seminar, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Oct 26th, 2018, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. [4] Applied Mathematics Seminar, Department of Mathematics, Oct 18th, 2018, Ohio State University. [3] Applied Mathematics Seminar, Department of Mathematical Science, Sep 28th, 2018, University of Cincinnati. [2] CCAM lunch seminar talk, Department of Mathematics, April 6th, 2018, Purdue University. [1] SIAM conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, May 21-25, 2017, Snowbird, Utah.

[7] Organize (with Daniel Cooney from UIUC) Midwest Mathematical Biology Seminar(Starting from 9/2024) [6] NSF panelist, 2024 [5] Co-organize (with Wenrui Hao) the minisymposium "Intersection of cancer and cardiovascular modeling" (MS 42), SIAM Conference on Life Science, June 10-13, 2024, Portland, Oregon. link [4] Co-organize (with Casey Diekman) the minisymposium "Data assimilation and modeling of cardiac dynamics" (MS 27), SIAM New York-New Jersey-Pennsylvania Section, Oct 21-22, 2023, Newark, NJ. link [3] Co-organize (with Alexandria Volkening) the special session "Mathematics of complex systems in biology" (SS 43A), AMS Spring Central Sectional Meeting, March 26-27, 2022, West Lafayette, IN. link [2] Guest Editor for Special Issues: Numerical Modeling in Cardiac Electrophysiology, Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering (2020-2021). [1] Organize (with Prof. A. T. Layton) minisymposiums on Mathematical physiology and medicine I and II (MS160, MS173), SIAM conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, May 21-25, 2017, Snowbird, Utah. link