György Korniss
Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 110 Eighth Street Troy, NY 12180-3590 |

Phone: (518) 276-2555
Fax: (518) 276-6680 e-mail: korniss@rpi.edu http://www.rpi.edu/~korniss |

**Education:**

- 1993-1997 Ph.D. in Physics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
- 1989-1993 M.S. in Physics, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary
- 1988-89 Physics Major at Kossuth Lajos University, Debrecen, Hungary

**Employment:**

- 2012-present Professor, Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
- 2006-2012 Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
- 2000-2006 Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
- 1997-2000 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Supercomputer Computations Research Institute, Florida State University
- 1994-97 Graduate Research Assistant, Center for Stochastic Processes in Science and Engineering and Department of Physics, Virginia Tech
- 1993-96 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Physics, Virginia Tech
- 1992-93 Research Assistant, Research Institute for Solid State Physics, Budapest, Hungary

**Other Affiliations:**

- 2000-present Faculty of
Information Technology,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
- 2009-present
Social and Cognitive Networks Academic Research Center,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
- 2003-present Center for Pervasive Computing and Networking, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

**Research Interests:**

- Complex systems; dynamics on complex networks; structure and dynamics of social and information networks; agent-based simulations and applications to social dynamics
- Stochastic models for population dynamics and ecological invasion
- Non-equilibrium statistical mechanics and condensed matter theory; driven systems, interface evolution and surface growth
- Metastability, hysteresis, and dynamic phase transition in spatially extended bistable systems; nucleation and droplet theory
- Monte Carlo simulations, Markov processes, and stochastic differential equations

**External Funding:**

- National Science Foundation, Division of Materials Research, DMR-1246958, ``EAGER: Stochastic Synchronization and Coordination Problems in Complex Networks with Time Delays", 10/01/2012 - 09/30/2014 (PI).
- DARPA-GRAPHS (AFOSR) FA9550-12-1-0405, ``Ensemble-based modeling of large graphs and its applications to social networks" (multi-university proposal, Notre Dame lead), 08/01/2012 - 07/31/2016 (Co-PI).
- Amy Research Office (ARO), W911NF-12-1-0546, ``Theoretical and Computational Studies of Tipping Points and Community Detection in Social Networks", 09/14/2012 - 09/13/2015 (Co-PI).
- National Science Foundation, Division of Environmental Biology, ``Collaborative Research: QEIB: Spatial Ecologies under Temporal Variation", 07/15/2009 - 07/14/2013 (PI).
- ONR: ``Community Stability and Social Engineering in Large-Scale Social Networks", 3/1/2009 - 3/31/2013; PIs: B. Szymanski and G. Korniss
- DTRA-Basic Research for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD): ``Optimizing Robustness of Large-Scale Information and Infrastructure Networks", 07/07/2009 - 07/06/2013; PIs: B. Szymanski and G. Korniss
- ARL Network Science CTA: Academic Research Center for Social and Cognitive Networks (SCNARC), (multi-institution center), 10/01/2009 - 09/3/2014 (Task Leader)
- National Science Foundation, Division of Materials Research, DMR-0426488, ``ITR: Non-Equilibrium Surface Growth and the Scalability of Parallel Discrete-Event Simulations for Large Asynchronous Systems'', 9/1/2004 - 8/31/2008; PI: G. Korniss, Co-PI: M.A. Novotny; collaboration involves Rensselaer, Mississippi State, and Los Alamos
- National Science Foundation, Division of Environmental Biology, DEB-0342689 ``QEIB: Spatial Ecologies Under Temporal Variation'', 07/01/04 - 06/30/08; PI: T. Caraco, Co-PI: G. Korniss; collaboration involves Rensselaer and SUNY Albany
- National Science Foundation, Division of Materials Research, DMR-0113049, ``ITR: Non-Equilibrium Surface Growth and the Scalability of Parallel Discrete-Event Simulations for Large Asynchronous Systems'', 08/15/2001 - 07/31/2004; PI: G. Korniss, Co-PI: M.A. Novotny
- Research Corporation, Research Innovation Award, RI0761, ``Non-equilibrium Surface Growth Concepts in Scalable Parallel Discrete-Event Simulations'', 05/2002 - 08/2004.

**Patents:**

- ``Fully Scalable Computer Architecture'', inventors: Dr. Mark. A. Novotny and Dr. Gyorgy Korniss, United States Patent, 6,996,504, February 7, 2006.

**Awards and Prizes:**

- 2012 Trustees' Faculty Achievement Award, RPI
- 2009 Trustees' Faculty Achievement Award, RPI
- 2006 Trustees' Faculty Achievement Award, RPI
- 2001 Research Innovation Award of the Research Corporation
- 1996 C.H. Wan Scholarship (for academic excellence in physics), Virginia Tech
- 1995 Bolyai College of Eötvös Loránd University Supplementary Grant for Summer School and Workshop in Budapest, Hungary
- 1993 Soros Foundation Supplementary Grant for Graduate Studies in the U.S.
- 1992 Soros Foundation Travel Grant
- 1991, 1992 II. Prize in the Ortvay Rudolf National Problem Solving Competition for Physics Students, Hungary
- 1991 ``Pro Renovanda Cultura Hungarica" Foundation Travel Grant
- 1991 University of Jyväskylä Supplementary Grant for Summer School in Jyväskylä, Finland

**Journal and Proposal Referee:**

- Nature Physics
- Physical Review Letters, Physical Review E
- Europhysics Letters, European Physical Journal B
- Physics Letters A, Physica A, Physica D
- Journal of Physics A, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment
- Journal of Statistical Physics
- Fluctuation and Noise Letters
- Journal of Computational Physics
- Chaos
- Chaos, Solitons & Fractals
- PLoS Computational Biology
- Communications of the ACM
- IEEE Communications Letters
- Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination
- Journal of Mathematical Biology
- Lecture Notes in Physics (Springer)

- National Science Foundation (NSF)
- ETH Zurich Research Commission
- Hungarian National Science Foundation (OTKA)
- Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)

**Journal Editorial Board:**

**Students supervised:**

- Ph.D students:

Hasan Guclu (2001-2005)

Balazs Kozma (2002-2006)

Lauren O'Malley (2004-2008)

Qiming Lu (2004-2009)

David Hunt (2009-2012)

Pramesh Singh (2010-present)

Ferenc Molnar (2010-present)

Panagiotis Karampourniotis (2013-present) - Postdocs:

Dr. Sameet Sreenivasan (2010-present)

Dr. Noemi Derzsy (2013-present)

Dr. Tao Jia (2013-present)

Dr. Andrea Asztalos (2010-2013) - M.S. students:

Rui Huang (2007-2009)

Sam Hagen (2010) - undergraduate students:

Christina White (1998-2000), Katie Barbieri (2001-2002), John Marsh (2002-2003), Brad McAdams (2003-2004), Joseph Yasi (2004-2005), Matt Nagy (Summer 2005), James Basham (Summer 2005), Colin Young (Fall 2005), Phoenix Dai (Fall 2006), Adam Freese (Spring 2009), Jefffrey Emenheiser (2011-2012), Matthew Kirby (2011-2013), David Galehouse (2012-2013), Casey Doyle (2013-present), Christina Caragine (2012-present)

**Teaching Experience:**

- at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute:
- Statistical Mechanics (graduate) (Spring 2002-2006, Fall 2007)
- Quantum Mechanics I (graduate) (Fall 2013)
- Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics (undergraduate) (Spring 2007-2013)
- Intermediate Mechanics (junior level classical mechanics) (Fall 2001-2005)
- Honors Physics I (introductory mechanics, special relativity, and thermodynamics for physics majors) (Fall 2009-2012)
- Non-Equilibrium and Stochastic Processes (special course for graduate students) (Fall 2003)
- Physics II (Introductory Electrodynamics and Quantum Physics for Engineering and Science Majors, studio class) (Fall 2000, 2006-2008)
- Physics I (Introductory Mechanics and Electricity and Magnetism for
Engineering and Science Majors, studio class) (Spring 2005)

- at Florida State University:
- Teaching recitations in Electrodynamics for Engineer and Science Majors (1999 Spring)
- Mentoring undergraduate student in basic research (1998-99)

- Teaching Assistant at Virginia Tech:
- Teaching Advanced Physics Labs for Science Majors (1995-96)
- Assisting in Senior Physics Course for Engineer Majors (1995 Spring)
- Teaching Introductory General Physics Labs (1994-95)
- Grading for Senior Statistical Physics Course (1994 Spring)
- Grading for Senior Solid State Physics Course (1993 Fall)

**Invited talks and presentations:**

- ``Long-range Order in a Quasi One-dimensional Non-equilibrium Three-State Lattice Gas'', Workshop on Non-equilibrium Dynamics, CNLS, Los Alamos, NM (April, 1998).
- ``From Massively Parallel Algorithms and Fluctuating Time Horizons to Non-equilibrium Surface Growth'', Computer Science Seminar, Bell Labs/Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill, NJ (December, 1999).
- ``Steady States and Phase Transitions in Non-equilibrium Systems'', Condensed Matter Seminar, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA (February, 2000).
- ``Non-equilibrium Steady States, Dynamic Phase Transitions, and Massively Parallel Algorithms for Dynamic Monte Carlo Simulations'', Information Technology Seminar, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY (February, 2000).
- ``Spatial Condensation in a Quasi One-dimensional Non-equilibrium Lattice Gas'', Workshop on Systems far from Equilibrium, Virginia Tech, (March, 2000)
- ``Non-equilibrium Surface Growth and Scalability of Massively Parallel Algorithms for Large Asynchronous Systems'', Condensed Matter Seminar, Virginia Tech, (March, 2000).
- ``Non-equilibrium Growth Phenomena and Scalability of Massively Parallel Algorithms for Large Asynchronous Systems'', Computer Research Seminar, CNLS, Los Alamos, NM (March, 2000).
- ``Dynamic Phase Transitions, Universality, and Finite-Size Scaling in Spatially Extended Bistable Systems'', Condensed Matter Seminar, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY (October, 2000).
- ``Dynamic Phase Transitions and Universality in Spatially Extended Bistable Systems'', Statistical Physics and Non-Linear Dynamics Seminar, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary (January 3, 2001).
- ``Parallel Dynamic Monte Carlo for Large Asynchronous Systems: From Non-equilibrium Growth Phenomena to Algorithmic Scalability'', Physics Colloquium, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (March 7, 2001).
- ``Parallel Dynamic Monte Carlo for Large Asynchronous Systems: From Non-equilibrium Surface Growth to Algorithmic Scalability'', Soft Matter Seminar, Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University, OH (April 4, 2001).
- ``Going through Rough Times: Scalable Parallel Algorithms for Non-parallel Dynamics'', Agent-based Modeling and Simulations Seminar Series, CNLS, Los Alamos, NM (June 1, 2001).
- ``Going through Rough Times: from Non-Equilibrium Surface Growth to Scalable Parallel Discrete-Event Simulations'', Physics Colloquium, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY (October 5, 2001).
- ``Going through Rough Times: from Non-Equilibrium Scaling to Parallel Scalability'', Condensed Matter and Statistical Physics Seminar, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY (November 2, 2001).
- ``Going through Rough Times: from Non-Equilibrium Surface Growth to Algorithmic Scalability'', Symposium on Statistical Mechanical Modeling in Materials Research, Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA (November 29, 2001).
- ``Non-equilibrium Surface Growth and the Scalability of Parallel Discrete-event Simulations for Large Asynchronous Systems'', Computational Materials Theory Program Overview NSF/DMR, The Materials Computation Center at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (June 19, 2002).
- ``From Non-Equilibrium Scaling to Parallel Scalability'', Condensed Matter Seminar, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY (October 21, 2002).
- ``Dynamic phase transition and finite-size effects in a periodically driven spatially extended bistable system'', Non-Equilibrium Summer Institute at the Center for Nonlinear Studies (CNLS), Los Alamos National Laboratory, NM (July 3, 2003).
- ``Extreme Fluctuations in Small-Worlds with Relaxational Dynamics'' NIPS 2003 Workshop: Robust Communication Dynamics in Complex Networks, Whistler, Canada, (December 13, 2003).
- ``Extreme Fluctuations in Small-World Networks'', Physics Colloquium, Clark University, Worcester, MA (January 29, 2004).
- ``Extreme Fluctuations in Small-World-Synchronized Autonomous Systems'', SPIE Second International Symposium on Fluctuations and Noise, Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain (May 27, 2004).
- ``Synchronization and Extreme Fluctuations on Networks, and Application to Scalable Parallel Discrete-Event Simulations'', NSF/ITR Materials Theory Workshop and Review, The Materials Computation Center at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (June 17, 2004).
- ``Extreme Fluctuations in Small Worlds with Relaxational Dynamics'', Summer Conference on Statistical Physics of Complex Systems, The Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM (July 30, 2004).
- ``Nucleation and Global Time Scales in Ecological Invasion'', Condensed Matter Seminar, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY (November 22, 2004).
- ``Extreme Fluctuations in Small-World Networks'', Statistical Physics and Non-Linear Dynamics Seminar, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary (January 5, 2005).
- ``Nucleation and Spread of an Invasive Allele'', Physics Colloquium, University of Houston , Houston, TX (June 7, 2005).
- ``Synchronization, Transport Efficiency, and Scaling in Small-World Networks'', Physics Colloquium, Emory University, Atlanta, GA (September 23, 2005).
- ``Synchronization and Transport Efficiency in Small-World Networks'', Condensed Matter Physics Seminar, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY (September 30, 2005).
- ``Invasive Spread of an Advantageous Mutation under Preemptive Competition'', Workshop on Non-Equilibrium Statistical Physics, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary (December 29, 2005).
- ``Time Scales and Finite-Size Effects in the Invasive Spread of an Advantageous Mutation under Preemptive Competition'', Complex Systems Colloquium, Center for Nonlinear Studies (CNLS), Los Alamos National Laboratory, NM (January 30, 2006).
- ``Synchronization and Flow Optimization in Weighted Complex Networks with Cost Constraints'', Workshop on Optimization in Complex Networks, Los Alamos, NM (June 19, 2006).
- ``Time Scales in Agreement Dynamics in Spatial and Random Complex Networks'', Modeling Social Dynamics Workshop: Sharing Perspectives across Disciplines, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA (October 6, 2006).
- ``Naming Games in Spatially Embedded Random Networks'', Condensed Matter Sciences Seminar, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Tallahassee, FL (November 3, 2006).
- ``Agreement Dynamics in Spatially Embedded and Random Networks'', Physics Colloquium, Mississippi State University, MS (March 21, 2007).
- ``Random Walks, Resistor Networks, and Synchronization in a Noisy Environment in Weighted Complex Networks'', NetSci 2007: International Workshop and Conference on Network Science, New York Hall of Science, Queens, New York (May 21, 2007).
- ``Synchronization and Social Dynamics on Complex Networks'', Statistical Physics and Non-Linear Dynamics Seminar, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary (July 25, 2007).
- ``Naming Games in Spatially Embedded and Random Networks'', Condensed Matter Seminar, Notre Dame University (November 30, 2007).
- ``Naming Games in Spatially Embedded and Random Networks'', Center for Complex Network Research (CCNR) Seminar, Northeastern University (July 8, 2008).
- ``Physics of Networks'', Physics Colloquium, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (October 29, 2008).
- ``Optimizing Robustness of Large-Scale Information and Infrastructure Networks'', DTRA Basic Research Technical Review, Springfield, VA (October 28, 2009).
- ``Optimizing Robustness of Large-Scale Information and Infrastructure Networks: The Impact of Time Delays in Network Synchronization and Coordination Problems", DTRA Basic Research Technical Review, Springfield, VA (August 17, 2010).
- ``Network Synchronization in a Noisy Environment with Time Delays", Network Science Seminar, University of Houston, Houston, TX (October 8, 2010).
- ``Community Stability and Social Engineering in Large-Scale Social Networks", ONR SAAET Fall Technical Review, Atlanta, GA (October 27, 2010).
- ``Forming, Dissolving, and Influencing Communities in Social Networks", ARL Network Science CTA Annual Program Meeting, Army Proving Ground, Aberdeen, MD (November 19, 2010).
- ``Forming, Dissolving, and Influencing Communities in Social Networks", ARL Network Science CTA SCNARC Mid-Year Review, RPI, Troy, NY (March17, 2011).
- ``The Impact of Time Delays in Network Synchronization in a Noisy Environment", 2nd Denton Workshop on Complex Networks: Bridging Psychophysics and Neurophysiology, Denton, TX (March 20, 2011).
- ``Network Synchronization in a Noisy Environment with Time Delays'', SIAM 2011 Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, Snowbird, UT (May 26, 2011).
- ``The Impact of Time Delays in Network Synchronization in a Noisy Environment'', Workshop on Fluctuations and Coherence: from Superfluids to Living Systems, Lancaster, United Kingdom (July 15, 2011).
- ``Optimizing Robustness of Large-Scale Information and Infrastructure Networks: The Impact of Time Delays in Network Synchronization and Coordination Problems'', DTRA Basic Research Technical Review, Springfield, VA (July 26, 2011).
- ``The Impact of Time Delays in Network Synchronization in a Noisy Environment'', SCNARC seminar, webcast to NS-CTA participants in over 10 universities, RPI, Troy, NY (October 5, 2011).
- ``The Impact of Time Delays in Network Synchronization in a Noisy Environment'', Focus Session: Complex and co-evolving networks - Foundations in Complex Networks, APS March Meeting, Boston, MA (February 28, 2012).
- ``Stochastic Network Synchronization with Time Delays", Interdisciplinary Distinguished Seminar Series, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC (April 13, 2012).
- ``The Impact of Time Delays in Network Synchronization in a Noisy Environment", International Workshop on Mathematical Physics of Complex Networks: From Graph Theory to Biological Physics (MAPCON12), Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany (May 16, 2012).
- ``Optimizing Robustness of Large-Scale Information and Infrastructure Networks", DTRA Basic Research Technical Review, Springfield, VA (July 23, 2012).
- ``Social Dynamics, Opinion Spreading, and Influencing in Social Networks'', SCNARC collaborative visit at USMA, West Point, NY (October 24, 2012).
- ``Social Dynamics, Opinion Spreading, and Influencing in Social Networks'', SCNARC Annual Kick-Off Meeting, NS-CTA Facility, BBN, Cambridge, MA (January 10, 2013).
- ``Scaling of Minimum Dominating Sets in Various Scale-Free Network Ensembles'', DARPA GRAPHS Mid-Year Review, University of Notre Dame University (January 23, 2013).
- ``Social Dynamics, Opinion Spreading, and Influencing in Social Networks'', NS-CTA/SCNARC Annual PI Meeting, Newark, DE (April 4, 2013).
- ``Transport and Flow in Complex Networks: Cascading Overload Failures in Networks with Distributed Flows'',
Minisymposium on Transport and Flow in Complex Networks: From Search and Discovery to Power-Grids,
*SIAM 2013 Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems*, Snowbird, UT (May 22, 2013). - ``Spreading and Opinion Dynamics in Social Networks'',
*Summer School on Network Science*, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC (May 27, 2013). - ``Synchronization and Flow in Networks'',
*Summer School on Network Science*, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC (May 28, 2013). - ``Spreading and Opinion Dynamics in Social Networks'',
*Advanced Study Group 2013: Co-evolution: A proving ground for non-equilibrium statistical mechanics*, Seminar Series, Dresden, Germany (July 4, 2013). - ``Optimizing Robustness of Large-Scale Information and Infrastructure Networks'',
*DTRA Basic Research Technical Review*, Springfield, VA (July 23, 2013). - ``Spreading and Opinion Dynamics in Social Networks'',
*Network Science Seminar*, Army Research Laboratory, Army Proving Ground, Aberdeen, MD (July 25, 2013).

- ``Novel Phase Transitions in Biased Diffusion of Two Species'',

G. Korniss, B. Schmittmann, and R.K.P. Zia,*Europhysics Letters***32**, 49 (1995). - ``Nonequilibrium Phase Transitions in a Simple Three State Lattice Gas'',

G. Korniss, B. Schmittmann, and R.K.P. Zia,*Journal of Statistical Physics***86**, 721 (1997). - ``Long Range Correlations in the Disordered Phase of
a Simple Three State Lattice Gas'',

G. Korniss, B. Schmittmann, and R.K.P. Zia,*Physica A***239**, 111 (1997). - ``Asymmetries in Structure Factor Histograms'',

G. Korniss, B. Schmittmann, and R.K.P. Zia,*Journal of Physics A***30**, 3837 (1997). - ``Structure Factors and Their Distributions in Driven
Two-species Models'',

G. Korniss and B. Schmittmann,*Physical Review E***56**, 4072 (1997). - ``Brownian-Vacancy Mediated Disordering Dynamics'',

Z. Toroczkai, G. Korniss, B. Schmittmann, and R.K.P. Zia,*Europhysics Letters***40**, 281 (1997). - ``Hard Simulational Problems in the Modelling of
Magnetic Materials: Parallelization and Langevin Micromagnetics'',

G. Korniss, G. Brown, M.A. Novotny, and P.A. Rikvold, in*Computer Simulation Studies in Condensed Matter Physics XI*, edited by D.P. Landau and H.-B. Schüttler, Springer Proceedings in Physics Vol. 84, pp. 134-139 (Springer, Berlin, 1999). - ``Long-Range Order in a Quasi One-Dimensional
Non-equilibrium Three-State Lattice Gas'',

G. Korniss, B. Schmittmann, and R. K. P. Zia,*Europhysics Letters***45**, 431 (1999). - ``Computational Modeling of Magnetic Hysteresis in
Nanoparticles and Ultrathin Films'',

G. Korniss, G.Brown, M. A. Novotny, S. W. Sides, M. Kolesik, X. Kou, and P. A. Rikvold, in*Physical Phenomena at High Magnetic Fields III*, edited by Z. Fisk, L. Gor'kov, D. Meltzer, and R. Schrieffer, pp. 579-582 (World Scientific, Singapore, 1999). - ``Parallelization of a Dynamic Monte Carlo Algorithm:
a Partially Rejection-Free Conservative Approach'',

G. Korniss, M.A. Novotny, and P.A. Rikvold,*Journal of Computational Physics***153**, 488 (1999). - ``Dynamic Phase Transition and Hysteresis in
Kinetic Ising Models'',

P.A. Rikvold, G. Korniss, C.J. White, M.A. Novotny, and S.W. Sides, in*Computer Simulation Studies in Condensed Matter Physics XII*, edited by D.P. Landau, S.P. Lewis, and H.-B. Schüttler, Springer Proceedings in Physics Vol. 85, pp. 105-119 (Springer, Berlin, 2000) (**invited paper**). - ``From Massively Parallel Algorithms and Fluctuating
Time Horizons to Non-equilibrium Surface Growth'',

G. Korniss, Z. Toroczkai, M.A. Novotny, and P.A. Rikvold,*Physical Review Letters***84**, 1351 (2000). - ``Extremal-point Densities of Interface
Fluctuations'',

Z. Toroczkai, G. Korniss, S. Das Sarma, and R.K.P. Zia,*Physical Review E***62**, 276 (2000). - ``Non-equilibrium Surface Growth and Scalability of
Parallel Algorithms for Large Asynchronous Systems'',

G. Korniss, M.A. Novotny, Z. Toroczkai, and P.A. Rikvold, in*Computer Simulation Studies in Condensed Matter Physics XIII*, edited by D.P. Landau, S.P. Lewis, and H.-B. Schüttler, Springer Proceedings in Physics Vol. 86, pp. 183-188 (Springer, Berlin, 2001). - ``Dynamic Phase Transition, Universality, and
Finite-size Scaling in the Two-dimensional Kinetic Ising Model in an
Oscillating Field'',

G. Korniss, C.J. White, M.A. Novotny, and P.A. Rikvold,*Physical Review E***63**, 016120 (2001). - ``Dynamic Phase Diagram for a Periodically Driven
Kinetic Square-lattice Ising Ferromagnet: Finite-size Scaling Evidence
for the Absence of a Tri-critical Point'',

G. Korniss, P.A. Rikvold, and M.A. Novotny, in*Computer Simulation Studies in Condensed Matter Physics XIV*, edited by D.P. Landau, S.P. Lewis, and H.-B. Schüttler, Springer Proceedings in Physics Vol. 89, pp. 34-39 (Springer, Berlin, 2002). - Comment on ``Extremal-point Densities of Interface
Fluctuations in a Quenched Random Medium'',

Z. Toroczkai and G. Korniss,*Physical Review E***64**, 048101 (2001). - ``Going through Rough Times: from Non-Equilibrium
Surface Growth to Algorithmic Scalability'',

G. Korniss, M.A. Novotny, P.A. Rikvold, H. Guclu, and Z. Toroczkai, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings Series Vol. 700, pp. 297-308, 2002 (**refereed paper**). - ``Statistical Properties of the Simulated
Time Horizon in Conservative Parallel Discrete-Event Simulations'',

G. Korniss, M.A. Novotny, A.K. Kolakowska, and H. Guclu, SAC 2002, Proceedings of the 2002 ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, pp. 132-138, 2002 (**refereed paper**). - ``Absence of First-order Transition and Tricritical
Point in the Dynamic Phase Diagram of a Spatially Extended Bistable
System in an Oscillating Field'',

G. Korniss, P.A. Rikvold, and M.A. Novotny,*Physical Review E***66**, 056127 (2002). - ``Algorithmic Scalability in Globally
Constrained Conservative Parallel Discrete-Event Simulations of
Asynchronous Systems'',

A.K. Kolakowska, M.A. Novotny, and G. Korniss,*Physical Review E***67**046703 (2003). - ``Suppressing Roughness of Virtual Times in Parallel
Discrete-Event Simulations'',

G. Korniss, M.A. Novotny, H. Guclu, Z. Toroczkai, and P.A. Rikvold,*Science***299**, 677 (2003).

:*News**Science*Perspective, ``Rough Times Ahead", by Scott Kirkpatrick;

*The New York Times*, ``With 6 Degrees of Separation, Computers Stay in Sync'', by Ian Austen

*New Scientist*, ``Random Chat Solves Distributed Problem'' by Duncan Graham-Rowe

- ``Stochastic Growth in a Small World'',

B. Kozma and G. Korniss, in*Computer Simulation Studies in Condensed Matter Physics XVI*, edited by D.P. Landau, S.P. Lewis, and H.-B. Schüttler, Springer Proceedings in Physics Vol. 95 (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2004) pp. 29-33. - ``Scalability, Random Surfaces, and
Synchronized Computing Networks'',

Z. Toroczkai, G. Korniss, M. A. Novotny, and H. Guclu, in*Computational Complexity and Statistical Physics*, edited by A. Percus, G. Istrate, and C. Moore, Santa Fe Institute Studies in the Sciences of Complexity Series (Oxford University Press, 2006), pp. 249-270 [**invited review/chapter to an edited compilation (peer-reviewed)**]. - ``Effects of Inter-Agent Communications on the Collective'',

Z. Toroczkai, M. Anghel, G. Korniss, and K.E. Bassler, in*Collectives and the Design of Complex Systems*, edited by K. Tumer and D.H. Wolpert (Springer-Verlag, New York, 2004) pp. 185-198 (**invited to an edited compilation**). - ``Algorithms for Faster and Larger Dynamic Metropolis
Simulations'',

M.A. Novotny, A.K. Kolakowska, and G. Korniss, in*Proceedings of The Monte Carlo Method in the Physical Sciences: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Metropolis Algorithm*, edited by J. E. Gubernatis (Los Alamos, NM, June, 2003), pp. 240-247. - ``Small-World Synchronized Computing Networks for
Scalable Parallel Discrete-Event Simulations'',

H. Guclu, G. Korniss, Z. Toroczkai, and M.A. Novotny, in*Complex Networks*, edited by E. Ben-Naim, H. Frauenfelder, and Z. Toroczkai, Lecture Notes in Physics Vol. 650 (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2004) pp. 255-275 [**invited review/chapter to an edited compilation (peer-reviewed)**] - ``Competition-driven network dynamics:
Emergence of a scale-free leadership structure and
collective efficiency'',

Z. Toroczkai, M. Anghel, K. Bassler, and G. Korniss,*Physical Review Letters***92**, 058701 (2004). - ``Roughness Scaling for Edwards-Wilkinson Relaxation
in Small-World Networks'',

B. Kozma, M. B. Hastings, and G. Korniss,*Physical Review Letters***92**, 108701 (2004). - ``Extreme Fluctuations in Small-World Networks with
Relaxational Dynamics'',

H. Guclu and G. Korniss,*Physical Review E***69**, 065104(R) (2004). - ``Spatial Dynamics of Invasion: The Geometry
of Introduced Species'',

G. Korniss and T. Caraco,*Journal of Theoretical Biology***233**, 137-150 (2005). - ``Extreme Fluctuations in Small-World-Coupled Autonomous Systems with
Relaxational Dynamics'',
H. Guclu and G. Korniss,
in
*Noise in Complex Systems and Stochastic Dynamics II*, edited by Z. Gingl, J.M. Sancho, L. Schimansky-Geier, and J. Kertesz, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 5471 (SPIE, Bellingham, WA, 2004) pp. 159-170 (**invited paper**) - ``Extreme Fluctuations in Small-World-Coupled
Autonomous Systems with Relaxational Dynamics'',

H. Guclu and G. Korniss,*Fluctuation and Noise Letters***5**, L43 (2005). - ``Nucleation and Global Time Scales in
Ecological Invasion under Preemptive Competition'',

L. O'Malley, A. Allstadt, G. Korniss, T. Caraco, in*Fluctuations and Noise in Biological, Biophysical, and Biomedical Systems III*, edited by N.G. Stocks, D. Abbott, and R.P. Morse, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 5841 (SPIE, Bellingham, WA, 2005), pp. 117-124. - Processes on Annealed and Quenched Power-Law Small-World Networks'',
B. Kozma, M.B. Hastings, and G. Korniss,
in
*Noise in Complex Systems and Stochastic Dynamics III*, edited by L.B. Kish, K. Lindenberg, Z. Gingl, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 5845 (SPIE, Bellingham, WA, 2005) pp. 130-138. - ``Magnetic Small-World Nanomaterials:
Physical Small-World Networks'',

M.A. Novotny, X. Zhang, J. Yancey, T. Dubreus, M.L. Cook, S. Gill, T. Norwood, A.M. Novotny, and G. Korniss,*Journal of Applied Physics***97**, 10B309, (2005). - ``Diffusion Processes on Power-Law Small-World
Networks'',

B. Kozma, M. B. Hastings, and G. Korniss,*Physical Review Letters***95**, 018701 (2005). - ``Invasive Allele Spread under Preemptive
Competition'',

J.A. Yasi, G. Korniss, and T. Caraco, in*Computer Simulation Studies in Condensed Matter Physics XVIII*, edited by D.P. Landau, S.P. Lewis, and H.-B. Schüttler, Springer Proceedings in Physics Vol. 105 (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2007) pp. 165-170. - ``Scaling in Small-World Resistor Networks'',

G. Korniss, M.B. Hastings, K.E. Bassler, M.J. Berryman, B. Kozma, D. Abbott,*Physics Letters A*,**350**, 324 (2006). - ``Fisher Waves and the Velocity of Front
Propagation in a Two-Species Invasion Model with Preemptive
Competition'',

L. O'Malley, B. Kozma, G. Korniss, Z. Rácz, T. Caraco, in*Computer Simulation Studies in Condensed Matter Physics XIX*, edited by D.P. Landau, S.P. Lewis, and H.-B. SchÃ14ttler, Springer Proceedings in Physics Vol. 123 (Springer, Berlin, 2008) pp. 73-78. - ``Threshold-Controlled Global Cascading in
Wireless Sensor Networks'',

Q. Lu, G. Korniss, and B.K. Symanski, in*Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Networked Sensing Systems (INSS 2006)*(Transducer Research Foundation, San Diego, CA, 2006), pp. 164-171 (**refereed paper**). - ``Synchronization Landscapes in Small-World-Connected
Computing Networks'',

H. Guclu, G. Korniss, M.A. Novotny, Z. Toroczkai, and Z. Rácz,*Physicsal Review E***73**066115 (2006). - ``Invasive Advance of an Advantageous
Mutation: Nucleation
Theory'',

L. O'Malley, J. Basham, J. Yasi, A. Allstadt, G. Korniss, T. Caraco,*Theoretical Population Biology***70**, 464 (2006). - ``Naming Games in Spatially-Embedded Random
Networks'',

Q. Lu, G. Korniss, and B.K. Szymanski, in*Proceedings of the 2006 American Association for Artificial Intelligence Fall Symposium Series*, Interaction and Emergent Phenomena in Societies of Agents (AAAI Press, Menlo Park, CA 2006) pp. 148-155 (**refereed paper**). - ``Fisher Waves and Front Roughening in a
Two-Species Invasion Model with Preemptive
Competition'',

L. O'Malley, B. Kozma, G. Korniss, Z. Rácz, and T. Caraco,*Physical Review E***74**, 041116 (2006). - ``Synchronization in Weighted Uncorrelated
Complex Networks in a Noisy Environment: Optimization and
Connections with Transport Efficiency'',

G. Korniss,*Physical Review E***75**, 051121 (2007). - ``Extreme Fluctuations in Noisy Task-Completion Landscapes on Scale-Free Networks'',

H. Guclu, G. Korniss, and Z. Toroczkai,*Chaos***17**, 026104 (2007). - ``Ecological Invasion: Spatial Clustering and the Critical Radius'',

A. Allstadt, T. Caraco, and G. Korniss,*Evolutionary Ecology Research***9**, 375 (2007). - ``Diffusion Processes on Small-World Networks with Distance-Dependent Random Links'',

B. Kozma, M.B. Hastings, and G. Korniss,*Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment*, P08014 (2007). - ``Naming Games in Two-Dimensional and Small-World-Connected Random Geometric Networks'',

Qiming Lu, G. Korniss, and B.K. Szymanski,*Physical Review E***77**, 016111 (2008). - ``Gradient Networks'',

Z. Toroczkai, B. Kozma, K.E. Bassler, N.W. Hengartner, and G. Korniss,*Journal of Physics A***41**, 155103 (2008). - ``Ecological Invasion, Roughened Fronts, and a Competitor's Extreme Advance:
Integrating Stochastic Spatial-Growth Models'',

L. O'Malley, G. Korniss, and T. Caraco,*Bulletin of Mathematical Biology***71**, 1160 (2009). - ``Preemptive Spatial Competition Under a Reproduction-Mortality Constraint'',

Andrew Allstadt, Thomas Caraco, and G. Korniss,*Journal of Theoretical Biology***258**, 537 (2009). - ``The Naming Game in Social Networks:
Community Formation and Consensus Engineering'',

Q. Lu, G. Korniss, and B.K. Szymanski,*Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination***4**, 221 (2009). - ``Interplay Between Structural Randomness, Composite Disorder,
and Electrical Response: Resonances and Transient Delays in Complex Impedance Networks'',

R. Huang, G. Korniss, and S.K. Nayak,*Physical Review E***80**, 045101(R) (2009). - ``Spatial Competition and the Dynamics of Rarity in a Temporally Varying Environment",

L. O'Malley, G. Korniss, S.S. Praveen Mungara, and T.Caraco,*Evolutionary Ecology Research***12**, 279-305 (2010). - ``Network Synchronization in a Noisy Environment with Time Delays: Fundamental Limits and Trade-Offs'',

D. Hunt, G. Korniss, and B.K. Szymanski,*Physical Review Letters***105**, 068701 (2010) (Editors Suggestion).

*News:**Physics*Synopsis, ``Don't micromanage when communication is delayed'', by David Voss

*RPI News*, ``Rensselaer Researchers Provide Insight Into the Impacts of Too Much Communication'', by Gabrielle DeMarco

*ScienceDaily*

- ``The Impact of Competing Time Delays in Coupled Stochastic Systems'',

D. Hunt, G. Korniss, and B.K. Szymanski,*Physics Letters A***375**, 880885 (2011). - ``Optimizing Synchronization, Flow, and Robustness in Weighted Complex Networks",

G. Korniss, R. Huang, S. Sreenivasan, and B.K. Szymanski, in*Handbook of Optimization in Complex Networks*, edited by M.T. Thai and P. Pardalos, Springer Optimization and Its Applications Vol. 58, Part 1, (Springer, New York, 2012) pp. 61-96 [**invited review/chapter to an edited compilation (peer-reviewed)**];

http://www.rpi.edu/~korniss/Research/korniss_net_opt_final.pdf. - ``Social Consensus through the Influence of Commited Minorities'',

J. Xie, S. Sreenivasan, G. Korniss, W. Zhang, C. Lim, B. K. Szymanski,*Physical Review E***84**, 011130 (2011).

*News:**Science*News Focus, "The power of true believers", by Adrian Cho

*RPI News*, ``Minority Rules: Scientists Discover Tipping Point for the Spread of Ideas'', by Gabrielle DeMarco

*Communications of the ACM*, ``Researchers Find Tipping Point to Sway Public Opinion'', by Paul Hyman

*Discovery News*, ``Minority Rules: Scientists Find the Tipping Point'', by Emily Sohn,

*Freakonomics*, ``Minority Rules: Why 10 Percent is All You Need'', by Matthew Philips

*Forbes.com*, ``The Winning Attitude Tipping Point'', by Holly Green

- ``Social Influencing and Associated Random Walk Models:
Asymptotic Consensus Times on the Complete Graph'',

W. Zhang, C. Lim, S. Sreenivasan, J. Xie, B.K. Szymanski, G. Korniss,*Chaos***21**, 025115 (2011). - ``Interference Competition and Invasion: Spatial Structure, Novel Weapons and Resistance Zones'',

A. Allstadt, Thomas Caraco, F. Molnár Jr., G. Korniss, Journal of Theoretical Biology**306**, 46 (2012). - ``Accelerating consensus on co-evolving networks: the effect of committed individuals'',

P. Singh, S. Sreenivasan, B.K. Szymanski, and G. Korniss,*Physical Review E***85**, 046104 (2012). - ``Evolution of opinions on social networks in the presence of competing committed groups'',

J. Xie, J. Emenheiser, M. Kirby, S. Sreenivasan, B.K. Szymanski, G. Korniss,*PLoS One***7**(3): e33215 (2012). - ``On influence of committed minorities on social consensus'',

B.K. Szymanski, S, Sreenivasan, J. Xie, W.Zhang, J. Emenheiser, M. Kirby, C. Lim, and G. Korniss,

*Proceedings of the NATO RTO HFM-201 Specialists Meeting*, Tallinn, Estonia, April 16-18, 2012, pp. 32-1-32-15. - ``Distributed flow optimization and cascading effects in weighted complex networks'',

A. Asztalos, S. Sreenivasan, B.K. Szymanski, and G. Korniss,*European Physical Journal B***85**, 288 (2012). - ``Extraordinary Sex Ratios: Cultural Effects on Ecological Consequences'',

F. Molnár Jr., T. Caraco, and G. Korniss,*PLoS One***7**(8): e43364 (2012). - ``Network Synchronization and Coordination in a Noisy Environment with Time Delays'',

D. Hunt, B.K. Szymanski, and G. Korniss,*Physical Review E***86**, 056114 (2012). - ``Minimum Dominating Sets in Scale-Free Network Ensembles'',

F. Molnár, S. Sreenivasan, B.K. Szymanski, and G. Korniss,*Scientific Reports***3**, 1736 (2013). - ``Threshold-limited spreading in social networks with multiple initiators'',

P. Singh, S. Sreenivasan, B.K. Szymanski, and G. Korniss,*Scientific Reports***3**, 2330 (2013). - ``Restoration Ecology: Two-Sex Dynamics and Cost Minimization'',

F. Molnár Jr., C. Caragine, T. Caraco, and G. Korniss,*PLoS One*(in press, 2013).**Others:** - ``Low Dimensional Magnetic Systems''

G. Korniss and J. Sólyom, in*Proceedings of ICPS'92*, Lisbon, Portugal (1992), pp. 156-162. - ``A Variational Approach to the Ground State Phase Diagram of the
S=1 Bilinear-Biquadratic Spin Chain''

M.S. Thesis, 49 pp., Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest (1993) - ``Non-equilibrium Phase Transitions and Steady States
in Biased Diffusion of Two Species''

Ph.D. Dissertation, 102 pp., Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia (1997)