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 NAME                                                                       POSITION TITLE
 Hubler, Alfred Hubler                                                      Associate Professor of Physics
 eRA COMMONS USER NAME
 ALFRED_HUBLER
 EDUCATION/TRAINING (Begin with baccalaureate or other initial professional education, such as nursing, and include postdoctoral training.)
                                                                             DEGREE
                  INSTITUTION AND LOCATION                                                        YEAR(s)                  FIELD OF STUDY
                                                                          (if applicable)
 Technical Univ. of Munich, Germany                                     Diploma                    1983           Cond. Matter Physics
 Technical Univ. of Munich, Germany                                     Ph.D.                      1987           Complex Sys. Physics




A. Positions and Honors.

Positions and Employment
1983-1987    Research Fellow, Messerschmidt-Bolkow-Blohm Co., Germany
1987-1989    Visiting Assistant Professor, Fachhochschule München, Germany
1988-1989    Post Doc, Inst. for Theoretical Physics & Synergetics, University of Stuttgart, Germany
1990-1998    Assistant Professor, Dept. Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), IL
1991-present External Faculty Member, Santa Fe Institute, NM
1991-present Senior Researcher, National Center for Supercomputer Applications, UIUC, IL
1998-present Associate Professor, Dept. Physics, UIUC, IL

Other Experience and Professional Memberships
1990-1998    Associate Director, Center for Complex Systems Research, UIUC
1990-1998    Faculty Member, Beckman Institute, UIUC, IL
1990         Summer Fellowship, Institute for Scientific Interchange, Torino, Italy
1991-1992    Fellow, Center for Advanced Studies, UIUC,IL
1991-1992    Visiting Maxwell Fellow, Santa Fe Institute, NM
1993-1994    Toshiba Chair Professor, Keio University, Japan
1998-present Director, Center for Complex Systems Research, UIUC, IL
1999-2003    UIUC Faculty Senator, elected
2000-present Executive Editor of the journal Complexity
2001-present Conference Chair of the annual conference “Understanding Complex Systems”

Honors
1983              Diploma Thesis Summa Cum Laude
1987              Ph.D. Summa Cum Laude
1996              Amoco Foundation Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Instruction
2001-2005         UIUC Excellent Teachers Rating
B. Selected peer-reviewed publications (in chronological order).

(Publications selected from 46 peer-reviewed publications)

   1. Eisenhammer T, Hubler A, Geisel T, Lüscher E, Scaling Behavior of the Maximum Energy Exchange
       between Coupled Anharmonic Oscillators. Phys. Rev. A 1990;41:3332-3342.
   2. Breeden J, Dinkelacker F, Hubler A, Noise in the Modeling and Control of Dynamical Systems. Phys.
       Rev. A 1990;42:5827-5835.
   3. Breeden J, Hubler A, Reconstructing Equations of Motion from Experimental Data with Unobserved
       Variables. Phys. Rev. A 1990;42:5817-5826.
   4. Plapp B, Hubler A, Nonlinear Resonances and Suppression of Chaos in the rf-Biased Josephson
       Junction. Phys. Rev. Lett. 1990;65:2303-2306.
   5. Shermer R, Hubler A, Packard N, Model-based Control of the Burgers Equation. Phys. Rev. A
       1991;43:5642-5654.
   6. Chang K, Kodogeorgiou A, Hubler A, Jackson EA, General Resonance Spectroscopy. Physics D
       1991;51:99-108.
   7. Krempl S, Eisenhammer T, Hubler A, Mayer-Kress G, Milonni PW, Optimal Stimulation of a
       Conservative Nonlinear Oscillator: Classical and Quantum-mechanical Calculations. Phys. Rev. Lett.
       1992;69:430-434.
   8. Pierre D, Hubler A, A Theory for Adaptation and Competition Applied to Logistic Map Dynamics.
       Physica D 1994;75:343-360.
   9. Yamaguchi F, Kawamura K, Hubler A, Sudden Drop of Dissipation in Field-Coupled Quantum Dot
       Resistors. Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 1995;34:L105-108.
   10. Wargitsch C, Hubler A, Resonances of Nonlinear Oscillators. Phys. Rev. E 1995;51:1508-1519.
   11. Arsenault LE, Hubler A, Dynamics of Damped Coupled Oscillators Near Resonance. Phys. Rev. E
       1995;51:3561-3571.
   12. Mettin R, Lauterborn W, Hubler A, Scheeline A, Lauterborn W, Parametric Entrainment Control of
       Chaotic Systems. Phys. Rev. E 1995;51:4065-4075.
   13. Dueweke M, Dierker U, Hubler A, Self-assembling Electrical Connections Based on the Principle of
       Minimum Resistance. Phys. Rev. E 1996;54:496-506.
   14. Hubler A, Kuhl U, Wittmann R, Nagata T, Sharp Diffraction Peaks from Chaotic Structures. Chaos
       1997;7:577-589.
   15. Sperl M, Chang A, Weber N, Hubler A, Hebbian Learning in the Agglomeration of Conducting
       Particles. Phys. Rev. E 1999;59:3165-3168.
   16. Melby P, Kaidel J, Weber N, Hubler A, Adaptation to the Edge of Chaos in the Self-Adjusting Logistic
       Map. Phys. Rev. Lett. 2000;84:5991-5993.
   17. Melby P, Weber N, Hubler A, Robustness of Adaptation in Controlled Self-adjusting Chaotic Systems.
       Phys. Fluctuation and Noise Lett. 2002;2:L285-292.
   18. Xu J, Hubler A, Enhanced Diffraction Pattern from a Fibonnaci Chain. Phys. Rev. B 2003;67:184202.
   19. Melby P, Weber N, Hubler A, Dynamics of Self-Adjusting System with Noise. Chaos 2005;15:
       033902.
   20. Jun JK, Hubler A, Formation and Structure of Ramified Charge Transportation Networks in an
       Electromechanical System. PNAS 2005;102:536–540.
C. Research Support
Ongoing Research Support
DMS 0325939 ITR Johnson (PI)                       7/07/03-7/06/08
NSF
Materials Computation Center
This study uses chaos theory and evolution theory to model self-assembling and self-repairing materials.
Role: Co-Investigator

DGE 03 382152 Raineri (PI)                        7/01/04-6/30/09
NSF
GK-12: EdGrid Graduate Fellows Program
The study will help to introduce Complex Systems research results in the high school curriculum.
Role: Co-Investigator

1 R13 GM075725-01 Hubler (PI)                    5/15/05-5/14/06
NIH/NIGMS
Understanding Complex Systems Symposium 2005: Computational Complexity and Informatics
This symposium makes researchers in Natural Science, Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics
more aware of Health Care issues and helps to communicate new fundamental research concepts to the
medical research community and health care providers.
Role: PI

Completed Research Support
PHY 01-40179 Hubler (PI)                            7/01/02 – 6/30/05
NSF
Experimental Study of Adaptation to the Edge of Chaos and Critical Scaling in the Self-adjusting Peroxidase-
Oxidase Reaction
The goal of this study was to explain why chaotic dynamics is comparatively rare in bio-chemical systems.
Role: PI

N00014-02-1-0724 Hubler (PI)                          5/1/02-12/31/02
ONR
Understanding Complex Systems Symposium 2002: Complexity in Physical and Biological Structures,
Medicine & Ecology
This symposium brought together researchers from many academic disciplines and from industry and
stimulated cross-disciplinary research activities. A small group of distinguished invited speakers reviewed the
field of complex systems research.
Role: PI

DUE 97-52539 Gladding (PI)                              7/01/98 -6/30/99
NSF
A New Model for Undergrad Physics Education
The goal of this project was to model student behavior in large introductory courses and to increase the
retention rate, in particular the retention rate of underrepresented minorities.
Role: Co-Investigator

N00014-96-1-0335 Hubler (PI)                           7/01/96 -6/30/99
ONR
Nonlinear Resonance Spectroscopy Theory and Application
The goal of this project was to find forcing functions which create a large response in a nonlinear dynamical
system.
Role: PI