## Ph.D. in Mathematics, August 2007.Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute De Sitter Theory of Quantum Gravity ## DissertationTrapped Slender Vortex Filaments in Statistical Equilibrium Successfully defended with no revisions on 14 May 2007 ## Journal Papers- Negative Specific Heat in a Quasi-2D Generalized Vorticity Model,
Andersen, T. D. and Lim, C. C.,*Physical Review Letters*, vol. 99, no. 165001, Oct. 2007. - Explicit mean-field radius for nearly parallel vortex filaments in statistical equilibrium with applications to deep ocean convection
Andersen, T. D. and Lim, C. C.,*Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics*, vol. 102, no. 3, pp. 265-280, Jun. 2008. - A length scale formula for confined Quasi-2D plasmas,
Andersen, T. D. and Lim, C. C.,*J. Plasma Physics*, vol. 75, no. 4, pp. 437-454, 2009. -
A Cross-layer Framework for Multiple Access and Routing Design in Wireless Multi-hop Networks,
Tamer ElBatt and Timothy Andersen,*Wiley Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Journal*, vol. 11, pp. 1155-1167, Aug. 2011. - An SO(4,1) Yang-Mills theory of quantum gravity, Andersen, T. D., arXiv:1005.4089 [math-ph], 2013.
- On the absence of black hole event horizons: a test of De Sitter Yang-Mills Theory, Andersen, T. D., submitted to CQG, Apr. 2014. (http://arxiv.org/abs/1404.4387)
- Principal Investigator on NASA SBIR Grant Phase I 2012 NNX12CD32P, $125K, 2/12-8/12.
**Efficient Lightweight Information Dissemination Algorithm for Mobile Wireless Ad Hoc Networks,****US Patent 7,420,954**, Sept. 2008.**Interference-Resilient Joint MAC and Routing Design for Wireless Ad hoc Networks,****US Patent 7,570,593**, Aug. 2009.
- Andersen, Timothy D., Stanley, Kenneth O., and Miikkulainen, Risto. "Neuro-Evolution Through Augmenting Topologies Applied To Evolving Neural Networks To Play Othello". Dept. of Computer Science, The University of Texas at Austin, 2002. http://www.cs.utexas.edu/ftp/techreports/tr02-32.pdf
- Pernin, Christopher G., Katherine Comanor, Lance Menthe, Louis R. Moore and Tim Andersen. "Allocation of Forces, Fires, and Effects Using Genetic Algorithms". Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 2008. http://www.rand.org/pubs/technical_reports/TR423. Also available in print form.
- Andersen, T. D., SO(4,1) Yang-Mills theory of quantum gravity, arxiv:1005.4089, 2012.
## Talks- Ph.D. Defense Talk, RPI, May 2007.
- Anomalous expansion and negative specific heat in quasi-2D plasmas, AMS Sectional Meeting, Special Session on Vortex Dynamics, NJIT, May 2010.
- Bayesian Inference for Rapid Social Networking Analysis, Joint Math Meetings 2011
- Exact Solution to the 1d one component Coulomb gas at fixed energy, Joint Math Meetings 2012
## Currently Working On- Random number generation for Exaflop, GPGPU and Intel MIC computing.
- Bioelectrostatics in structural biology for drug delivery.
## Research Interests- Feynman-Kac path integral approaches to vortex filaments, plasmas, and biochemical electrostatics.
- Quantum interpretation problem and the arrow of time.
- The accelerating expansion of the universe in a de Sitter framework: see my blog for a discussion for laypeople.
- Dark matter and the Dirac equation.
## Teaching
- Adjunct Assistant Professor, MATH 162M, "Precalculus I", Old Dominion University, Spring 2011
- Teaching Assistant, MATH 1620, Spring 2007
## Links- Advisor, Chjan C. Lim, where there are details about his, my co-student Ding
Xueru's, and my research. - Tamer Elbatt's page with whom I had such rewarding collaborations at HRL Laboratories.
- RAND Corporation where I spent the Summer of 2005 working with a great group of
people, notably my mentor Chris Pernin. - Former HRL manager Bo Ryu is now Director of the Networking Research Group at Argon ST.
- Senior Thesis Advisor's page at UT-Austin, Risto Miikkulainen
- The new page of Ken Stanley who was a great help in introducing me to genetic
algorithms
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