Dr. Rene C. Batac
Dr. Rene C. Batac
Complex Systems Group

ACADEMIC POSITIONS
Assistant Professor of Physics, National Institute of Physics (NIP) 

PREVIOUS POSITIONS
Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Complex Systems: granular material stability, self-organized critical phenomena; complex networks, social dynamics; cellular automata models

PUBLICATIONS
In International Refereed Journals
  1. Rene C Batac, Statistical Properties of the Immediate Aftershocks of the 15 October 2013 Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake in Bohol, Philippines, Acta Geophysica (2015). DOI:10.1515/acgeo-2015-0054
  2. Anjali B Tarun, Antonino A Paguirigan, Rene C Batac, Spatiotemporal recurrences of sandpile avalanches, Physica A 436, 293-300 (2015). DOI:10.1016/j.physa.2015.05.016
  3. Antonino Paguirigan Jr., Christopher Monterola, and Rene Batac, Loss of criticality in the avalanche statistics of sandpiles with dissipative sites, Commun. Nonlin. Sci. Numer. Simulat. 20(3), 785–793 (2015). DOI:10.1016/j.cnsns.2014.06.020
  4. Rene C. Batac and Holger Kantz, Observing spatio-temporal clustering and separation using interevent distributions of regional earthquakes,Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics 21, 735-744, DOI:10.5194/npg-21-735-2014 (2014). 
  5. Rene Batac, Anthony Longjas, and Christopher Monterola, Statistical distributions of avalanche size and waiting times in an inter-sandpile cascade model, Physica A 391, 616-624 (2012). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physa.2011.08.032
  6. Irene Crisologo, Rene Batac, Anthony Longjas, Erika Fille Legara, and Christopher Monterola, Visual and auditory cues significantly reduce human’s intrinsic biases when tasked to generate a random number sequence, International Journal of Modern Physics C21(5), 567-581 (2010). http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0129183110015324
  7. Christopher Monterola, Irene Crisologo, Jeric Tugaff, Rene Batac, and Anthony Longjas, Surface morphology of chalkboard tips captures the uniqueness of the user's hand strokes, International Journal of Modern Physics C 21(4), 535-548 (2010).http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0129183110015294
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Erika Fille Legara, Anthony Longjas, and Rene Batac, Competition in a Social Structure, International Journal of Modern Physics C20(1), 1-7 (2009). http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0129183109013406
  11. Dranreb Earl Juanico, Anthony Longjas, Rene Batac, and Christopher Monterola, Avalanche statistics of driven granular slides in a miniature mound, Geophysical Research Letters 35(19), L19403 (2008). http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2008GL035567