Dr. Cole Mathis
Post Doctoral Researcher
I received a PhD in physics in 2018 from Arizona State University, where I worked with Professor Sara Imari Walker on computational models of chemical evolution. My primary research interest is in the origins of life on Earth, as well as Astrobiology. I use tools from complex systems science, and statistical physics to address fundamental questions in chemical evolution. Outside of research I enjoy hiking, climbing, and traveling.
1. Environmental control programs the emergence of distinct functional ensembles from unconstrained chemical reactions, A. J. Surman, M. Rodriguez, Y. M. Abul-Haija, G. J. T. Cooper, P. S. Gromski, R. Turk-MacLeod, M. Mullin, C. Mathis, S. I. Walker, L. Cronin, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2019, 116, 5387-5392