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J. Leo van Hemmen

Prof. Dr. J. Leo van Hemmen

Regular member MCN, GSN core faculty


Professor "Theoretical Biophysics", Technische Universität München


Technische Universität München
Physik Department T35
D-85748 Garching

Phone: +49 (0)89 / 289-12362
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 289-12325


Further Information

Research focus: Computational neuroscience, theoretical biophysics of neuronal information processing, sensory processing in biological neural networks, theoretical membrane physics

Key words: Computational neuroscience, biophysics

Selected publications:

A.P. Vedurmudi, J. Goulet, J. Christensen-Dalsgaard, B.A. Young, R. Williams, and J.L. van Hemmen, (2016) How internally coupled ears generate temporal and amplitude cues for sound localization, Phys. Rev. Lett. 116

Lüling H, Franosch J-MP and van Hemmen JL. (2010) A two-dimensional cochlear fluid model based on conformal mapping. JASA 128: 3577-3584.

Bürck M, Friedel P, Sichert AB, Vossen C and van Hemmen JL. (2010) Optimality in mono- and multisensory map formation. Biol Cybern 103: 1-20.

Barlow H, van Hemmen JL and Rinzel J. (2009) Perceptions, reflections, and new directions in Biological Cybernetics: Horace Barlow in conversation with Leo van Hemmen and John Rinzel. Biol Cybern 100: 5-10.

Franosch J-MP, Hagedorn HJA, Goulet J, Engelmann J and van Hemmen JL. (2009) Wake tracking and the detection of vortex rings by the canal lateral line of fish. Phys. Rev. Lett. 103: 078102.

Bürck M and van Hemmen JL. (2009) Neuronal identification of signal periodicity by balanced inhibition. Biol. Cybern. 100: 261-270.