Dr. Johnrob Y. Bantang
Dr. Johnrob Y. Bantang
Complex Systems Group

IPL Coordinator

ADMINISTRATIVE AND ACADEMIC POSITIONS
Former Director, UP Computer Center
Assistant Professor of Physics, National Institute of Physics (NIP)

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Complex systems: granular matter mixing, segregation, and heap stability; cellular automata model of dynamical systems, chaotic systems, complex networks and social dynamics; ordinary differential equation model of virus-cell interaction; Membrane system simulation using Brane calculus formalism; Optics and imaging: focused light propagation and imaging through turbid media

PUBLICATIONS
In International Refereed Journals/Proceedings
  1. James Christopher S. Pang and Johnrob Y. Bantang, Hodgkin–Huxley neurons with defective and blocked ion channels, Int. J. Mod. Phys. C 26, 1550112 (2015). http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0129183115501120
  2. Maria Pamela Dobay, Akos Dobay, Johnrob Bantang, Eduardo Mendoza, How many trimers? Modeling influenza virus fusion yields a minimum aggregate size of six trimers, three of which are fusogenic, Molecular BioSystems 7, 2741-2749 (2011).http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C1MB05060E
  3. Marisssa Pastor and Johnrob Bantang, Transport efficiency of passive diffusion of viral cargos in biological cells, International Journal of Modern Physics C 22(4), 1-11 (2011). http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0129183111016294
  4. Rene Batac, Marissa Pastor, Marko Arciaga, Johnrob Bantang, Christopher Monterola, Kinks, logarithmic tails, and super-stability in bi-disperse granular media, Physica A 388, 3072-3082 (2009). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physa.2009.04.001
  5. Marko Arciaga, Marissa Pastor, Rene Batac, Johnrob Bantang, and Christopher Monterola, Experimental observation and an empirical model of enhanced heap stability resulting from the mixing of granular materials, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment 2009, P07040 (2009). http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1742-5468/2009/07/P07040
  6. [BOOK CHAPTER]  Maria Pamela C. David, Johnrob Y. Bantang, and Eduardo R. Mendoza, A Projective Brane Calculus with Activate, Bud and Mate as Primitive Actions, LNBI Transactions on Computational Systems Biology (C. Priami, Ed., Springer) 5750/2009, 164-186 (2009). http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-04186-0_8
  7. [BOOK CHAPTER] Johnrob Bantang and Caesar Saloma, Suppression of chaos in coupled chaotic logistic models, New Research in Nonlinear Phenomena, F Columbus, editor (Nova Science Publishers, New York, 2007) 
  8. Johnrob Bantang and Caesar Saloma, Co-existence of Poisson and non-Poisson processes in ordered parallel multilane pedestrian traffic, Complexity 11(6), 35-42 (2006). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cplx.20134
  9. [CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS] R.C. Geronimo, A. J. Uychiaoco, May Lim, R. M. Seymour, Johnrob Bantang, and E. D. Gomez, Assessing the impact of biodiversity changes on reef fisheries using an individual based model, In: Suzuki, Y and Nakamori, T and Hidaka, M and Kayanne, H and Casatero, BE and Nadaoka, K and Yamano, H and Tsuchiya, M, (eds.)Proceedings of the 10th International Coral Reefs Symposium, 1457 - 1462 (2006). 
  10. Kristine Marie Romallosa, Johnrob Bantang, and Caesar Saloma, Three-dimensional light distribution near the focus of a tightly-focused beam of few-cycle optical pulses, Physical Review A 68, 033812 (2003). http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.68.033812
  11. Johnrob Bantang, May Lim, Christopher Monterola, and Caesar Saloma, Gravity-assisted segregation of granular materials of equal mass and size, Physical Review E 66, 041306 (2002). http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.66.041306