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Rumi De

Associate Professor
Dept: Physical Sciences (DPS), Biological Sciences (DBS)
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All Publications:

  1. De, Rumi and Chakraborty, Dipanjan. 2022."Collective motion: Influence of local behavioural interactions among individuals." Journal of Biosciences, 47, 48
  2. Bera, Avisek; Mukhopadhyay, Debangana; Goswami, Kalyan; Ghosh, Pooja; De, Rumi and De, Priyadarsi. 2022."Fatty Acid-Based Polymeric Micelles to Ameliorate Amyloidogenic Disorders." Biomaterials Science, 10, 3466-3479
  3. De, Rumi and De, Partho Sakha. 2022."A brief overview on mechanosensing and stick-slip motion at the leading edge of migrating cellsb." Indian Journal of Physics, 96, 2629–2638
  4. Mukhopadhyay, Debangana and De, Rumi. 2022."Growth kinetics and power laws indicate distinct mechanisms of cell-cell interactions in the aggregation process." Biophysical Journal, 121, 481-490
  5. Kumar, Vijay and De, Rumi. 2021."Efficient flocking: metric versus topological interactions." Royal Society Open Science, 8, 202158
  6. Patwardhan, Siddharth; De, Rumi and Panigrahi, Prasanta. 2020."Survival probability of a lazy prey on lattices and complex networks." Eur. Phys. J. E , 43, 53
  7. Chakraborty, Dipanjan; Bhunia, Sanchayan and De, Rumi. 2020."Survival chances of a prey swarm: how the cooperative interaction range affects the outcome." Scientific Reports, 10, 8362
  8. De, Partho Sakha and De, Rumi. 2019."Stick-slip dynamics of migrating cells on viscoelastic substrates." Phys. Rev. E , 100, 12409
  9. Mukhopadhyay, Debangana and De, Rumi. 2019."Aggregation dynamics of active cells on non-adhesive substrate." Physical Biology, 16, 46006
  10. De, Rumi. 2019."Cell Mechanosensing: Response of Living Cells to Their Mechanical Environment." Resonance - Journal of Science Education, 24, 289-296
  11. De, Rumi. 2018."A general model of focal adhesion orientation dynamics in response to static and cyclic stretch." Communications Biology (Springer Nature), 1, 81
  12. Zemel, A; De, Rumi and Safran, S. A.. 2011."Mechanical consequences of cellular force generation." Curr. Opin. in Mat. Sci. Solid State Phys., 15, 169 -176
  13. De, Rumi; Zemel, A. and Safran, S. A.. 2010."Theoretical concepts and models of cellular mechanosensing." Methods in Cell Biology, 98, 143-175
  14. Safran, S. A. and De, Rumi. 2009."Non-linear dynamics of cell orientations." Physical Review E (Rapid comm.), 80, 60901
  15. Kumar, Jagadish; De, Rumi and Ananthakrishna, G.. 2008."Intermittent peel front dynamics and the crackling noise in an adhesive tape." Physical Review E, 78, 66119
  16. De, Rumi and Safran, Samuel A.. 2008."Dynamical theory of active cellular response to external stress." Physical Review E, 78, 031923
  17. De, Rumi and Ananthakrishna, G.. 2008."Lifting the singular nature of a model for peeling of an adhesive tape." Euro Phys. J. B, 61, 475
  18. De, Rumi; Zemel, Assaf and Safran, Samuel. 2008."Do cells sense stress or strain? Measurement of cellular orientation can provide a clue." Biophysical Journal (Lett.), 94, L29
  19. De, Rumi; Zemel, A. and Safran, S. A.. 2007."Dynamics of cell orientation." Nature Physics, 3, 655-659
  20. De, Rumi and Ananthakrishna, G.. 2006."Dynamics of the peel front and the nature of the acoustic emission during peeling of an adhesive tape." Physical Review Letters, 97, 165503
  21. Ananthakrishna, G. and De, Rumi. 2006."Dynamics of stick-slip: some universal and not so universal features." Lecture notes in Physics, Springer, 705, 423
  22. De, Rumi and Ananthakrishna, G.. 2005."Missing physics in stick-slip dynamics of a model for peeling of an adhesive tape." Physical Review E (Rapid Comm), 71, 55201
  23. De, Rumi; Maybhate, Anil and Ananthakrishna, G.. 2004."Dynamics of stick-slip in the peeling of an adhesive tape." Physical Review E, 70, 46223
  24. De, Rumi and Ananthakrishna, G.. 2004."Power laws, Precursors and Predictability During Failure." Europhys Letters, 66, 715