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Carmit Alexenberg, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Dept. of Chemistry and Physics
(954) 262-8309 calexenber@nova.edu

Undergraduate research

  1. Measuring the Time Diffusion of a Colored Gas in a Small Enclosed Container. Fernando Reachy. Summer 2015.
  2. Cardiac Pulse Monitoring Equipment (Phase 2). Sean Baksh, Anik Roy, and Henry Tang. Winter 2014.
  3. Cardiac Pulse Monitoring Equipment. Ahmed Elkoussa. Fall 2013.
  4. Computer simulation of chaotic systems using iOS devices. Sean Baksh, Anik Roy, and Henry Tang. Fall 2013.
  5. Non-linear Dynamics in Neural Activity. Christian Rodriguez. Summer 2012.
  6. Nonlinear Analysis of Phosphorus Levels in Lake Okeechobee and Proposals of Solutions. Lacrima Nemulescu. Presented as a poster at the 2011 annual Undergraduate Student Symposium. Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, USA. 2011
  7. A simple method to detect chaos from a complex time series using predictions. Yaneve Shemesh. Presented as a poster at the 2011 annual Undergraduate Student Symposium. Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, USA. 2011
  8. Computer simulation of a chaotic Chua circuit. Bryan Candela. Presented as a poster at the 2010 annual Undergraduate Student Symposium. Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, USA. 2010. Honored with a Merit Award during the symposium.
  9. Is the Normal Heartbeat Chaotic or Homeostatic? (A simple method to detect chaos from a complex time series using predictions). Christopher Balaban, Gan Golshteyn, and Carlos Haderspock . Presented as a poster at the 2010 annual Undergraduate Student Symposium. Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, USA. 2010.
  10. Construction and Configuration of a MPI Cluster. Dimitry Tyrishki, Brett Stephens, Mubashir Hassan and Carolina Usbeck. Presented as a poster at the 2008 annual Undergraduate Student Symposium. Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, USA. 2008.

Research

  1. The structure of different flows in Parameter Space. Victor Castro. Summer research fellowship. University of Miami, USA. 2006.
  2. Phase synchronization of a Chua circuit in the presence of two competing signals. Victor Castro. Summer research fellowship. University of Miami, USA. 2005.
  3. Characterization of the Rössler Attractor in Parameter Space. Victor Castro. Summer research fellowship. University of Miami, USA. 2004.
  4. Characterization of a Non-autonomous Chaotic Circuit. Victor Castro. Summer research fellowship. University of Miami, USA. 2003.
  5. Method to Detect Chaos in Time Series, using Predictions. Victor Castro. Master’s Thesis Research. Universidad de Oriente, Venezuela. 1992 – 1995.
  6. Upgrade to a Data Acquisition and Analysis System. Victor Castro. Licenciatura in Physics Thesis Research. Universidad de Oriente, Venezuela. 1985 – 1988.
  7. Bee Counter Electronic Device. Victor Castro. Interdisciplinary research. Universidad de Oriente, Venezuela. 1988.
  8. Data Acquisition and Analysis System. Victor Castro. Undergraduate Seminar research. Universidad de Oriente, Venezuela. 1985.
  9. Heartbeat Counter. Victor Castro. Electronics Research Lab. Physics Department. Universidad de Oriente. Venezuela, 1984.
  10. Phase Sensible Detector using Op-Amps. Victor Castro. Electronics Research Lab. Physics Department. Universidad de Oriente. Venezuela, 1984.
  11. Doppler Ultrasonic Device Which Uses Only One Crystal in the Transducer. Victor Castro. Electronics Research Lab. Physics Department. Universidad de Oriente. Venezuela, 1983.
  12. On Comparing the Fourier Spectrum between Demodulated Signals in AM and FM of a Doppler Ultrasonic Device.Victor Castro. Electronics Research Lab. Physics Department. Universidad de Oriente. Venezuela, 1983.
  13. Improvements to an Ultrasonic Doppler Device for Cardiac Monitoring. Victor Castro. Electronics Research Lab. Physics Department. Universidad de Oriente. Venezuela, 1983.

Grant funded research

  1. Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, Dean’s mini-grant program 2011: “Characterization of non–autonomous chaotic circuits”. Aug 2011.

Publications

  1. Castro, V., Monti, M., Pardo, W. B., Walkenstein, J. A., and Rosa, E. [2007] “Characterization of the Rössler System in Parameter Space,” Int. J. Bifurcation and Chaos, 17 (3).
  2. Le Z., Castro V., Pardo W. B., Walkenstein J. A., Monti M. and Rosa E., [2007] “Experimental Observation of Synchronous Competition in the Chua System.” Phys. Rev. E 75, 010152.
  3. Other:
    • Castro V., Monti M., Pardo W. B. Walkenstein J. A. and Rosa E., [2007] “The structure of different flows in Parameter Space”. Dynamic Days 2007. Boston, Massachusetts.
    • Castro V., Monti M., Pardo W. B. Walkenstein J. A. and Rosa E., [2006] “Characterization of the Rössler System in Parameter Space”. Dynamic Days 2006. Bethesda, Maryland.
    • Le Z., Castro V., Pardo W. B., Walkenstein J. A., Monti M. and Rosa E., [2006] “Competing Chua Phase Synchronization between Two Superimposed Sinusoidal Functions”. Dynamic Days 2006. Bethesda, Md.
    • Walkenstein J. A., Jozsef A., Pardo W. B., Castro V., Le Z., Monti M., O’Meara R., [2006] “Resistor–Inductor–Diode Chaos: A Simple Circuit with Extraordinarily Complex Behavior and far reaching potential applications”. Dynamic Days 2006. Bethesda, Maryland.
    • Castro V. [1999] Fisica III: El Movimiento Oscilatorio. (Fondo Editorial UDO-Anzoátegui. Barcelona, Anzoategui. Venezuela).
    • Castro V., Cabrera M., Rodríguez C., [1984] “Measurement of the Cardiac Rhythm Using a Doppler Device”. Proceedings of the XXXIV Asovac Annual Convention. Cumana, Sucre. Venezuela. 35, 248.
    • Rodríguez C., Cabrera M., Castro V., [1984] “Phase Sensible Detector using Op-Amps”. Proceedings of the XXXIV Asovac Annual Convention. Cumana, Sucre. Venezuela. 35, 243.
    • Castro V., Figuera J., Cedeno A., Cabrera M., [1983] “On the Possibility of Using de One Crystal in the Transducer of a Continue Ultrasound Wave Doppler Equipment”. Proceedings of the XXXIII Asovac Annual Convention. Caracas, Venezuela. 34, 258.
    • Cabrera M., Figuera J., Castro V., Cedeno A., [1983] “A Comparison between the Fourier Spectrum Corresponding to AM and FM Demodulated Signals in an Ultrasound Doppler Equipment”. Proceedings of the XXXIII Asovac Annual Convention. Caracas, Venezuela. 34, 258.
    • Cedeno A., Figuera J., Cabrera M., Castro V., [1983] “Improvements in a Cardiac Monitoring Ultrasound Doppler Equipment”. Proceedings of the XXXIII Asovac Annual Convention. Caracas, Venezuela. 34,  257.

Presentations

  1. Faculty Panel “Japan Nuclear Accident: Scientific Basis, Engineering Design, and Policy Implications”. Participants: Bryan Armentrout, Ph.D., Maria Ballester, Ph.D., Victor Castro, Ph.D. Song Gao, Ph.D., Dimitri Giarikos, Ph.D., and Jeremy Perotti, Ph.D. Nova Southeastern University. April 26, 2011.
  2. Talk: Phase synchronization of a Chua circuit in the presence of two competing signals. Second Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Symposium 2009. Nova Southeastern University. March 23, 2009.
  3. Talk: Adventures in Parameter Space. First Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Symposium 2008. Nova Southeastern University. March 24, 2008.
  4. Invited lecture: "Computer clusters and MPI". CSIS 4840 course. October 2007.
  5. Dynamics in One Dimension, Castro J., Castro V., Rodríguez C. (Instructors) Third Center-West Event on Mathematical Education, Barquisimeto, Lara. Venezuela, April 1993.
  6. Dynamics in One Dimension, Castro J., Castro V., Rodríguez C. (Instructors) Second Mathematical Faculty Meeting of the Northeast, Insular y de Guyana Regions. Maturin, Monagas. Venezuela, May 1992.
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