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Biographical Sketch
Mariano Marcano

         Department of Computer Science          (787) 764-0000 Extension 88365 (voice)
          University of Puerto Rico (787) 773-1717 (facsimile)
          Box 70377 mariano.marcano@upr.edu
          San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936-8377 http://epsilon.uprrp.edu/mmarcano/
Education
  • B.S., Mathematics (Magna Cum Laude), University of Puerto Rico, Cayey, 1986.
  • M.S., Applied Mathematics, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, 1990.
  • Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1998.
Academic Positions
  • Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, 2012-present.
  • Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, 2007-2012
  • Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, 2003-2007
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, 1998-2003
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 2000-2001
Research Interests
          Mathematical and Computational Physiology
Publications
  1. Mónica Nadal-Quirós, Leon Moore, and Mariano Marcano. Parameter estimation for a mathematical model of a non-gastric H+(Na+)/K+(NH4+) ATPase, Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol., 309: F434–F446, 2015. DOI: 10.1152/ajprenal.00539.2014
  2. Claudia Patricia Ruiz-Diaz, Carlos Toledo-Hernández, Alberto M. Sabat, Mariano Marcano. Immune response to a pathogen in corals. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 332, 141-148, 2013. DOI: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2013.04.028
  3. Aniel Nieves-González, Chris Clausen, Mariano Marcano, Anita T. Layton, Harold E. Layton, and Leon C. Moore. Fluid Dilution and Efficiency of Na+ Transport in a Mathematical Model of a Thick Ascending Limb Cell. Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol., 304, 6, F634 -F652, 2013. DOI: 10.1152/ajprenal.00100.2012
  4. Miguel A. Acevedo, Mariano Marcano, Robert J. Fletcher, Jr. A diffusive logistic growth model to describe forest recovery. Ecological Modelling, 244:13-19, 2012. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2012.07.012
  5. Mariano Marcano, Anita T. Layton, and Harold E. Layton. Maximum Urine Concentrating Capability in a Mathematical Model of the Inner Medulla of the Rat Kidney. Bull. Math. Biol. 72(2):314-339, 2010. DOI: 10.1007/s11538-009-9448-0
  6. Mariano Marcano, Hun-Mo Yang, Aniel Nieves-González, Chris Clausen, and Leon C Moore. Parameter Estimation for Mathematical Models of NKCC2 Cotransporter Isoforms. Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol. 296: F369-F381, 2009.
  7. DOI: 10.1152/ajprenal.00096.2008
  8. Mariano Marcano, Anita T. Layton, and Harold E. Layton. An Optimization Algorithm for a Distributed-Loop Model of an Avian Urine Concentrating Mechanism. B. Math. Biol., 68: 1625-1660, 2006. DOI: 10.1007/s11538-006-9087-1
  9. M. Marcano-Velázquez and H. E. Layton. An Inverse Algorithm for a Mathematical Model of an Avian Urine Concentrating Mechanism. B. Math. Biol., 65(4):665-691, 2003. DOI: 10.1016/S0092-8240(03)00029-6
  10. R. P. Tewarson, W. Toro, and M. Marcano. Preferential interaction and inverse problem algorithms in models of renal concentrating mechanism. Appl. Math. Lett., 11:3, 51-59, 1998. DOI: 10.1016/S0893-9659(98)00033-0
  11. R. P. Tewarson and M. Marcano. Use of generalized inverse in a renal optimization problem. Inverse Probl. Eng., 5, 1-9, 1997. DOI: 10.1080/174159797088027649
  12. M. Marcano-Velázquez and P. V. Negrón-Marrero. The numerical solution of the von Kármán equations using multigrid methods. Congr. Numer., 94, 17-28, 1993.
Grants
  • Optimal Mathematical Models of Renal Transport Processes. Principal Investigator. National Institutes of Health (NIH) Grant 1SC1GM084744, $596,000, August 1, 2008-July 31, 2013.
  • Mathematical modeling and inverse problem for the urine concentrating mechanism. Principal Investigator of a pilot project in Support for Continuous Research Excellence (MBRS-SCoRE) program through the NIH Grant S06GM08102, $105,000, August 1, 2004-July 31, 2007.
  • Mathematical models for the urine concentrating mechanism: Direct and inverse problems, Puerto Rico Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (PR-EPSCoR) start-up funds through the NSF Grant EPS-0223152, $107,594, January 1, 2004-July 31, 2005.
  • PI, Mathematical modeling and inverse problem for the urine concentrating mechanism, UPR Institutional Research Fund (FIPI), $21,200, July, 2003-June, 2005.
  • PI, Mathematical Model and Numerical Solution for the Kidney Concentrating Mechanism, FIPI, $7,700, 1999-2000 and $9,695, 2001-2002.
  • Numerical Solution of Renal Transport Equations, PI, Reginald P. Tewarson, Research Supplement for Under Represented Minorities for Mariano Marcano, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH, number: 3R01DK1759318S1, 1995-1997.