Cecilia Diniz Behn
Colorado School of Mines
Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics
1500 Illinois Street
Golden, Colorado
80401
303.273.3872

cdinizbe@mines.edu
 

Cecilia Diniz Behn

I am an assistant professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics at Colorado School of Mines.

I also have an appointment as an adjoint assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

My areas of research include:

  • Multiscale mathematical modeling of sleep and circadian systems
  • Mathematical modeling of glucose-insulin dynamics
  • High-dimensional multiscale systems of differential equations
  • Network dynamics

Current research projects address the following:


  • Multiple time scales in the interactions between sleep and circadian rhythms
  • Glucose-insulin dynamics associated with tissue-specific insulin resistance
  • Orexin/hypocretin neurons and their role in stabilizing sleep-wake behavior
  • Stochastic and deterministic contributions to the fine architecture of sleep-wake behavior
Please visit my Research page for additional information.


External funding

My research is or has been supported by the following extramural grants:

  • National Institutes of Health Grant ROI HD087707 (2017-2022)
  • National Science Foundation Grant DMS 1412571 (2014-2018)
  • National Science Foundation Grant DMS 1121361 (2011-2014)
  • Air Force Office of Scientific Research Grant FA9550-08-1-0111 (2008-2011)