Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, West Chester University, 2016-present
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, West Chester University, 2011-2016
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware, 2011-2014
UNIDEL Foundation Postdoctoral Researcher in Mathematical Biology, Department of Mathematical
Sciences, University of Delaware, 2009-2010
J. R. Auld, A. D. Helker, and A. Kolpas.Consequences of mating and predation risk for longevity in a freshwater snail: Abstinence
makes the heart beat longer, Journal of Evolutionary Biology,29, 2539–2544, 2016.
K. E. Anderson, L. R. Harrison, R. M. Nisbet, and A. Kolpas,Modeling the influence of flow on invertebrate drift across spatial scales using a
2D hydraulic model and a 1D population model, Ecological Modelling,265, 207-220, 2013.
A. Kolpas, M. Busch, H. Li, I. D. Couzin, L. Petzold, and J. Moehlis,How the Spatial Position of Individuals Affects their Influence on Swarms: A Numerical
Comparison of Two Popular Swarm Dynamics Models,PLOS ONE,8, No. 3, e58525, 2013.
J. M. Miller, A. Kolpas, J. P. J. Neto, and L. F. Rossi,A continuum three-zone model for swarms, Bull. Math. Biology,74, No. 3, 536-561, 2012.
T. A. Frewen, I. D. Couzin, A. Kolpas, J. Moehlis, R. Coifman, and I. G. Kevrekidis,Coarse collective dynamics of animal groups, in Coping with Complexity: Model Reduction and Data Analysis, ed. A. N. Gorban and
D. Roose, Springer, Berlin, 299-309, 2011.
A. Kolpas and R. M. Nisbet,Effects of Demographic Stochasticity on Population Persistence in Advective Media. Bull. Math. Biology,72, 1254-1270, 2010.
Optimal Mating Strategies for Preferentially Outcrossing Simultaneous Hermaphrodites
in the Presence of Predators, SIAM Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, July 2016.
Mathematical Biology: Modeling the Motion of Individuals and Populations, STEM Speaker Series (morning and evening talk, open to public), DCCC, Media, PA
Mathematical analysis of three-dimensional open water maneuverability by mantas (Manta
birostris), joint research with Frank Fish (biology, WCU). SIAM Computational Science and Engineering
Conference, Boston, MA, February, 2013.
Mathematical Modeling in Biology, Immaculata University joint Mathematics and Biology Colloquium, October 2012
NSF RUI grant in Evolutionary Ecology. Award No. DEB-1406231 (co-PI with Dr. Josh
Auld (Biology, WCUPA)) "A theoretical and experimental investigation of optimal mating strategies in a hermaphrodite”,
July 1, 2014-June 30, 2017