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Prof. James Gleeson

Biography

James Gleeson holds a BSc in Mathematical Science and an MSc in Mathematical Physics from University College Dublin. In 1999 he completed his PhD in Applied Mathematics at Caltech. He has lectured at Arizona State University and at University College Cork, and since 2007 has held a Chair in Industrial and Applied Mathematics at the University of Limerick.

James' research interests are in mathematical modelling of stochastic dynamics, with a particular focus on complex systems and networks. He is a SEES co-PI, has held three Principal Investigator awards from Science Foundation Ireland, and is a co-PI on a Future and Emerging Technologies project funded by the European Commission's FP7. James is co-director of MACSI, the Mathematics Applications Consortium for Science and Industry (http://www.macsi.ul.ie/). MACSI researchers develop and apply mathematical techniques to assist collaborators from science and industry in solving real-world problems.

Research Interests

My group works on mathematical models for stochastic dynamics, particularly on complex networks. As co-director of MACSI, I am also interested in applying mathematical tools and techniques to solving real-world problems, in collaboration with partners from industry, science and engineering. Our research is funded by Science Foundation Ireland and, as part of the PLEXMATH project, by the FET-Proactive scheme of the European Commission's FP7. My Google Scholar page is here.

Publications

Books

2016

Dynamical Systems on Networks: A Tutorial
Mason A. Porter and James P. Gleeson
(2016) Dynamical Systems on Networks: A Tutorial
Switzerland : Springer

Book Chapters

2018

Message-Passing Methods for Complex Contagions
Gleeson, JP;Porter, MA
(2018) Message-Passing Methods for Complex Contagions
In COMPLEX SPREADING PHENOMENA IN SOCIAL SYSTEMS: INFLUENCE AND CONTAGION IN REAL-WORLD SOCIAL NETWORKS; BERLIN : SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN pp. 81-95
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-77332-2_5

2012

Systemic Risk in Banking Networks Without Monte Carlo Simulation
James P. Gleeson, T.R. Hurd, Sergey Melnik, Adam Hackett
(2012) Systemic Risk in Banking Networks Without Monte Carlo Simulation
In Advances in Network Analysis and its Applications; Berlin : Springer pp. 27-56
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-30904-5

Peer Reviewed Journals

2019

Multistate Dynamical Processes on Networks: Analysis through Degree-Based Approximation Frameworks
Fennell, PG;Gleeson, JP
(2019) Multistate Dynamical Processes on Networks: Analysis through Degree-Based Approximation Frameworks
In Siam Review; PHILADELPHIA : SIAM PUBLICATIONS pp. 92-118
DOI: 10.1137/16M1109345
[ULIR]

2018

Sparse Power-Law Network Model for Reliable Statistical Predictions Based on Sampled Data
Kartun-Giles, AP;Krioukov, D;Gleeson, JP;Moreno, Y;Bianconi, G
(2018) Sparse Power-Law Network Model for Reliable Statistical Predictions Based on Sampled Data
In Entropy; BASEL : MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/e20040257
[ULIR]

2017

A framework for analyzing contagion in assortative banking networks
Hurd, TR,Gleeson, JP,Melnik, S
(2017) A framework for analyzing contagion in assortative banking networks
In Plos One;
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0170579
[ULIR]

2017

Equivalence between Non-Markovian and Markovian Dynamics in Epidemic Spreading Processes
Starnini, M,Gleeson, JP,Boguna, M
(2017) Equivalence between Non-Markovian and Markovian Dynamics in Epidemic Spreading Processes
In Physical Review Letters;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.128301
[ULIR]

2017

Specifying An Efficient Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariff
Farrell, N,Devine, MT,Lee, WT,Gleeson, JP,Lyons, S
(2017) Specifying An Efficient Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariff
In Energy Journal; pp. 53-75
DOI: 10.5547/01956574.38.2.nfar

2017

Concurrency-Induced Transitions in Epidemic Dynamics on Temporal Networks
Onaga, T,Gleeson, JP,Masuda, N
(2017) Concurrency-Induced Transitions in Epidemic Dynamics on Temporal Networks
In Physical Review Letters;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.108301
[ULIR]

2017

Integrating sentiment and social structure to determine preference alignments: the Irish Marriage Referendum
O'Sullivan, DJP,Garduno-Hernandez, G,Gleeson, JP,Beguerisse-Diaz, M
(2017) Integrating sentiment and social structure to determine preference alignments: the Irish Marriage Referendum
In Royal Society Open Science;
DOI: 10.1098/rsos.170154
[ULIR]

2017

Temporal profiles of avalanches on networks
Gleeson, JP,Durrett, R
(2017) Temporal profiles of avalanches on networks
In Nature Communications;
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-01212-0
[ULIR]

2016

Effects of Network Structure, Competition and Memory Time on Social Spreading Phenomena
Gleeson, JP,O'Sullivan, KP,Banos, RA,Moreno, Y
(2016) Effects of Network Structure, Competition and Memory Time on Social Spreading Phenomena
In Physical Review X;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevX.6.021019
[ULIR]

2016

Emergence of coexisting percolating clusters in networks
Faqeeh, A; Melnik, S; Colomer-de-Simón, P; Gleeson, JP
(2016) Emergence of coexisting percolating clusters in networks
In Physical Review E;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.93.062308

2016

Bond Percolation on Multiplex Networks
Hackett, A,Cellai, D,Gomez, S,Arenas, A,Gleeson, JP
(2016) Bond Percolation on Multiplex Networks
In Physical Review X;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevX.6.021002
[ULIR]

2016

Limitations of discrete-time approaches to continuous-time contagion dynamics
Fennell, PG,Melnik, S,Gleeson, JP
(2016) Limitations of discrete-time approaches to continuous-time contagion dynamics
In Physical Review E;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.94.052125
[ULIR]

2016

Emergence of coexisting percolating clusters in networks
Faqeeh, A,Melnik, S,Colomer-de-Simon, P,Gleeson, JP
(2016) Emergence of coexisting percolating clusters in networks
In Physical Review E;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.93.062308
[ULIR]

2015

Mathematical modeling of complex contagion on clustered networks
O'Sullivan, DJP,O'Keeffe, GJ,Fennell, PG,Gleeson, JP
(2015) Mathematical modeling of complex contagion on clustered networks
In Frontiers In Physics;
DOI: 10.3389/fphy.2015.00071

2015

Network cloning unfolds the effect of clustering on dynamical processes
Faqeeh, A; Melnik, S; Gleeson, JP
(2015) Network cloning unfolds the effect of clustering on dynamical processes
In Physical Review E; pp. 052807-
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.91.052807

2014

Competition-Induced Criticality in a Model of Meme Popularity
Gleeson, JP,Ward, JA,O'Sullivan, KP,Lee, WT
(2014) Competition-Induced Criticality in a Model of Meme Popularity
In Physical Review Letters;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.048701
[ULIR]

2014

A Rolling Optimisation Model of the UK Natural Gas Market
Devine, MT,Gleeson, JP,Kinsella, J,Ramsey, DM
(2014) A Rolling Optimisation Model of the UK Natural Gas Market
In Networks & Spatial Economics; pp. 209-244
DOI: 10.1007/s11067-013-9216-4

2014

Dynamics on modular networks with heterogeneous correlations
Melnik, S,Porter, MA,Mucha, PJ,Gleeson, JP
(2014) Dynamics on modular networks with heterogeneous correlations
In Chaos;
DOI: 10.1063/1.4869983
[ULIR]

2014

A simple generative model of collective online behavior
Gleeson, JP,Cellai, D,Onnela, JP,Porter, MA,Reed-Tsochas, F
(2014) A simple generative model of collective online behavior
In Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America; pp. 10411-10415
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1313895111

2014

Analytical approach to the dynamics of facilitated spin models on random networks
Fennell, PG,Gleeson, JP,Cellai, D
(2014) Analytical approach to the dynamics of facilitated spin models on random networks
In Physical Review E;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.90.032824
[ULIR]

2013

Percolation in multiplex networks with overlap
Cellai, D,Lopez, E,Zhou, J,Gleeson, JP,Bianconi, G
(2013) Percolation in multiplex networks with overlap
In Physical Review E;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.88.052811
[ULIR]

2013

Cascades on clique-based graphs
Hackett, A,Gleeson, JP
(2013) Cascades on clique-based graphs
In Physical Review E;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.87.062801
[ULIR]

2013

Critical phenomena in heterogeneous k-core percolation
Cellai, D,Lawlor, A,Dawson, KA,Gleeson, JP
(2013) Critical phenomena in heterogeneous k-core percolation
In Physical Review E;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.87.022134
[ULIR]

2013

Binary-State Dynamics on Complex Networks: Pair Approximation and Beyond
Gleeson, JP
(2013) Binary-State Dynamics on Complex Networks: Pair Approximation and Beyond
In Physical Review X;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevX.3.021004
[ULIR]

2013

Multi-stage complex contagions
Melnik, S,Ward, JA,Gleeson, JP,Porter, MA
(2013) Multi-stage complex contagions
In Chaos;
DOI: 10.1063/1.4790836
[ULIR]

2013

Variability in output torque of capstan and wrap spring elements
Cronin, K,Gleeson, JP
(2013) Variability in output torque of capstan and wrap spring elements
In Mechanism And Machine Theory; pp. 49-66
DOI: 10.1016/j.mechmachthecny.2013.04.014

2012

Statistical characterisation and modelling of random geometric imperfections in cylindrical shells
de Paor, C,Cronin, K,Gleeson, JP,Kelliher, D
(2012) Statistical characterisation and modelling of random geometric imperfections in cylindrical shells
In Thin-Walled Structures; pp. 9-17
DOI: 10.1016/j.tws.2012.04.004

2012

Graph fission in an evolving voter model
Durrett, R,Gleeson, JP,Lloyd, AL,Mucha, PJ,Shi, F,Sivakoff, D,Socolar, JES,Varghese, C
(2012) Graph fission in an evolving voter model
In Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America; pp. 3682-3687
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1200709109

2012

Accuracy of mean-field theory for dynamics on real-world networks
Gleeson, JP,Melnik, S,Ward, JA,Porter, MA,Mucha, PJ
(2012) Accuracy of mean-field theory for dynamics on real-world networks
In Physical Review E;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.85.026106
[ULIR]

2011

Cascades on a class of clustered random networks
Hackett, A; Melnik, S; Gleeson, JP
(2011) Cascades on a class of clustered random networks
In Physical Review E;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.83.056107
[ULIR]

2011

Tricritical Point in Heterogeneous k-Core Percolation
Cellai, D; Lawlor, A; Dawson, KA; Gleeson, JP
(2011) Tricritical Point in Heterogeneous k-Core Percolation
In Physical Review Letters;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.107.175703
[ULIR]

2011

The unreasonable effectiveness of tree-based theory for networks with clustering
Melnik, S; Hackett, A; Porter, MA; Mucha, PJ; Gleeson, JP
(2011) The unreasonable effectiveness of tree-based theory for networks with clustering
In Physical Review E;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.83.036112
[ULIR]

2011

High-Accuracy Approximation of Binary-State Dynamics on Networks
Gleeson, JP
(2011) High-Accuracy Approximation of Binary-State Dynamics on Networks
In Physical Review Letters;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.107.068701
[ULIR]

2010

Binary Phase Detector Gain in Bang-Bang Phase-Locked Loops With DCO Jitter
Tertinek, S; Gleeson, JP; Feely, O
(2010) Binary Phase Detector Gain in Bang-Bang Phase-Locked Loops With DCO Jitter
In Ieee Transactions On Circuits And Systems Ii-Express Briefs; pp. 941-945
DOI: 10.1109/TCSII.2010.2083110

2010

Statistical Analysis of First-Order Bang-Bang Phase-Locked Loops Using Sign-Dependent Random-Walk Theory
Tertinek, S; Gleeson, JP; Feely, O
(2010) Statistical Analysis of First-Order Bang-Bang Phase-Locked Loops Using Sign-Dependent Random-Walk Theory
In Ieee Transactions On Circuits And Systems I-Regular Papers; pp. 2367-2380
DOI: 10.1109/TCSI.2010.2043016

2010

How clustering affects the bond percolation threshold in complex networks
Gleeson, JP; Melnik, S; Hackett, A
(2010) How clustering affects the bond percolation threshold in complex networks
In Physical Review E;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.81.066114
[ULIR]

2009

Bond percolation on a class of clustered random networks
Gleeson, JP
(2009) Bond percolation on a class of clustered random networks
In Physical Review E;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.80.036107
[ULIR]

2009

Accuracy of whole-body low-dose multidetector CT (WBLDCT) versus skeletal survey in the detection of myelomatous lesions, and correlation of disease distribution with whole-body MRI (WBMRI)
Gleeson, TG; Moriarty, J; Shortt, CP; Gleeson, JP; Fitzpatrick, P; Byrne, B; McHugh, J; O'Connell, M; O'Gorman, P; Eustace, SJ
(2009) Accuracy of whole-body low-dose multidetector CT (WBLDCT) versus skeletal survey in the detection of myelomatous lesions, and correlation of disease distribution with whole-body MRI (WBMRI)
In Skeletal Radiology; pp. 225-236
DOI: 10.1007/s00256-008-0607-4

2009

Diffusion coefficient in periodic and random potentials
Khoury, M; Gleeson, JP; Sancho, JM; Lacasta, AM; Lindenberg, K
(2009) Diffusion coefficient in periodic and random potentials
In Physical Review E;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.80.021123

2009

Analytical results for bond percolation and k-core sizes on clustered networks
Gleeson, JP; Melnik, S
(2009) Analytical results for bond percolation and k-core sizes on clustered networks
In Physical Review E;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.80.046121
[ULIR]

2009

On asymptotic stability and instability with respect to a fading stochastic perturbation
Appleby, JAD; Gleeson, JP; Rodkina, A
(2009) On asymptotic stability and instability with respect to a fading stochastic perturbation
In Applicable Analysis; pp. 579-603
DOI: 10.1080/00036810902913847

2009

Study on the Combined Effects of Solvent Evaporation and Polymer Flow upon Block Copolymer Self-Assembly and Alignment on Topographic Patterns
Fitzgerald, TG; Farrell, RA; Petkov, N; Bolger, CT; Shaw, MT; Charpin, JPF; Gleeson, JP; Holmes, JD; Morris, MA
(2009) Study on the Combined Effects of Solvent Evaporation and Polymer Flow upon Block Copolymer Self-Assembly and Alignment on Topographic Patterns
In Langmuir; pp. 13551-13560
DOI: 10.1021/la9018162

2009

Transport in randomly-fluctuating spatially-periodic potentials
Gleeson, JP
(2009) Transport in randomly-fluctuating spatially-periodic potentials
In Physica A-Statistical Mechanics And Its Applications; pp. 277-287
DOI: 10.1016/j.physa.2008.10.013

2008

Mean size of avalanches on directed random networks with arbitrary degree distributions
Gleeson, JP
(2008) Mean size of avalanches on directed random networks with arbitrary degree distributions
In Physical Review E;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.77.057101
[ULIR]

2008

Cascades on correlated and modular random networks
Gleeson, JP
(2008) Cascades on correlated and modular random networks
In Physical Review E;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.77.046117

2007

Seed size strongly affects cascades on random networks
Gleeson, JP; Cahalane, DJ
(2007) Seed size strongly affects cascades on random networks
In Phys. Rev. E.; pp. 056103-

2007

Kramers' law for a bistable system with time-delayed noise
Goulding, D; Melnik, S; Curtin, D; Gleeson, JP; et al
(2007) Kramers' law for a bistable system with time-delayed noise
In Physical Review E; pp. 031128-
[ULIR]

2007

Fabrication of nanopore array electrodes by focused ion beam milling
Lanyon; YH; De Marzi, G; Watson, YE; Gleeson, JP; et al
(2007) Fabrication of nanopore array electrodes by focused ion beam milling
In Analytical Chemistry; pp. 3048-3055

2007

Selection of processing temperature to minimize product temperature variability in food heating processes
Cronin, K; Mackey, D; Cregan, V; O'Brien, S; Gleeson, JP; Abodayeh, K
(2007) Selection of processing temperature to minimize product temperature variability in food heating processes
In Food And Bioproducts Processing; pp. 344-353
DOI: 10.1205/fbp07080

2007

Phase diffusion coefficient for oscillators perturbed by colored noise
O'Doherty, F; Gleeson, JP
(2007) Phase diffusion coefficient for oscillators perturbed by colored noise
In Ieee Transactions On Circuits And Systems-Part 11; pp. 435-439

2006

Role of interaction on noise-induced transport of two coupled particles in Brownian ratchet devices
Retkute, R; Gleeson, JP
(2006) Role of interaction on noise-induced transport of two coupled particles in Brownian ratchet devices
In Fluctuation And Noise Letters; pp. L263-L277

2006

Applications of small-world network theory in alcohol epidemiology
Braun, RJ; Wilson, RA; Pelesko, JA; Gleeson, JP; et al
(2006) Applications of small-world network theory in alcohol epidemiology
In Journal Of Studies On Alcohol; pp. 591-599

2006

Analytical approach to sorting in periodic and random potentials
Gleeson, JP; Sancho, JM; Lacasta, AM; et al
(2006) Analytical approach to sorting in periodic and random potentials
In Physical Review E; pp. 041102-

2006

Non-Lorentzian spectral lineshapes near a Hopf bifurcation
Gleeson, JP; O'Doherty, F
(2006) Non-Lorentzian spectral lineshapes near a Hopf bifurcation
In S.I.A.M. Journal Of Applied Mathematics; pp. 1669-1688

2006

The mean field of weakly coupled oscillators exhibits non-smooth phase noise
Gleeson, JP
(2006) The mean field of weakly coupled oscillators exhibits non-smooth phase noise
In Europhysics Letters; pp. 328-334

2006

Phase diffusion due to low-frequency colored noise
Gleeson, JP
(2006) Phase diffusion due to low-frequency colored noise
In Ieee Transactions On Circuits And Systems-Part 11; pp. 183-186

2005

Passive motion in dynamical disorder as a model for stock market prices
Gleeson, JP
(2005) Passive motion in dynamical disorder as a model for stock market prices
In Physica A; pp. 523-550

2005

Transient micromixing: Examples of laminar and chaotic stirring
Gleeson, JP
(2005) Transient micromixing: Examples of laminar and chaotic stirring
In Physics Of Fluids; pp. 100614-

2005

Exactly solvable model of continuous stationary 1/f noise
Gleeson, JP
(2005) Exactly solvable model of continuous stationary 1/f noise
In Physical Review E; pp. 011106-

2005

Nonlinear sloshing and passage through resonance in a shallow water tank
Cox, EA; Gleeson, JP; Mortell, MP
(2005) Nonlinear sloshing and passage through resonance in a shallow water tank
In Zamp; pp. 645-680

2005

Influence of noise intensity on the spectrum of an oscillator
Swain, RS; Gleeson, JP; Kennedy, MP
(2005) Influence of noise intensity on the spectrum of an oscillator
In Ieee Transactions On Circuits And Systems-Part 11; pp. 789-793

2004

Modelling annular micromixers
Gleeson, JP; Roche, OM; West, J; et al
(2004) Modelling annular micromixers
In S.I.A.M. Journal Of Applied Mathematics; pp. 1294-1310

2003

Structuring laminar flows using annular magnetohydrodynamic actuation
West, J; Gleeson, JP; Alderman, J; et al
(2003) Structuring laminar flows using annular magnetohydrodynamic actuation
In Sensors And Actuators B-Chemical; pp. 190-199

2003

Flatness of tracer density profile produced by a point source in turbulence
Gleeson, JP; Pullin, DI
(2003) Flatness of tracer density profile produced by a point source in turbulence
In Physics Of Fluids; pp. 3546-3557

2002

Application of magnetohydrodynamic actuation to continuous flow chemistry
West, J; Karamata, B; Lillis, B; Gleeson, JP; et al
(2002) Application of magnetohydrodynamic actuation to continuous flow chemistry
In Lab On A Chip; pp. 224-230

2002

Electroosmotic flows with random zeta potential
Gleeson, JP
(2002) Electroosmotic flows with random zeta potential
In Journal Of Colloid And Interface Science; pp. 217-226

2002

Exact solution for single-scale Gaussian random transport
Gleeson, JP
(2002) Exact solution for single-scale Gaussian random transport
In Physical Review E; pp. 037103-
[ULIR]

2002

Comment on Diffusion in biased turbulence""
Gleeson, JP
(2002) Comment on Diffusion in biased turbulence""
In Physical Review E; pp. 038301-
[ULIR]

2001

Spectral viscosity for shallow water equations in spherical geometry
Gelb, A; Gleeson, JP
(2001) Spectral viscosity for shallow water equations in spherical geometry
In Monthly Weather Review; pp. 2346-2360

2000

A closure method for random advection of a passive scalar
Gleeson, JP
(2000) A closure method for random advection of a passive scalar
In Physics Of Fluids; pp. 1472-1484

Conference Publications

2009

Studies in Computational Intelligence
Melnik S., Gleeson J.P.
(2009) Studies in Computational Intelligence
In Studies In Computational Intelligence; pp. 147-159
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-01206-8_13

Other Publications

2015

Emergence of coexisting percolating clusters in networks
Faqeeh, A; Melnik, S; Gleeson, JP; Colomer-de-Sim'on, P
(2015) Emergence of coexisting percolating clusters in networks
In arXiv:1508.05590;