Dr.-Ing. Revathi Appali


Fakultät für Informatik und Elektrotechnik

Albert-Einstein-Straße 2

18059 Rostock
Haus 5, Raum ST 128
Tel.: 0381-498-7045
Fax: 0381-498-7081
Email: revathi.appali(at)uni-rostock.de
Homepage: http://www.revathiappali.sitew.de

R E S E A R C H   I N T E R E S T

• Numerical simulation of electromagnetic phenomena

• Modeling and simulation of biological systems for implant studies and their interactions

• Computational Neuroscience

• Membrane electrostatics

• Neurons on Multi Electrode Arrays-Neurochip

R E S E A R C H   P R O J E C T S

Investigation of Electro-mechanical Coupling in Neural Membrane - Towards an Electro-mechanical Model of Nerve Pulse Propagation (DFG AP 259/1)

• Realistic models of biological neural networks for the optimization of neurochips (based on FEM)

• Modeling and simulation of the coupling of electrodes and nerve signals



• Lautrup, B. et al., 2011. The stability of solitons in biomembranes and nerves. The European physical journal. E, Soft matter, 34(6), pp.1–9.

• Appali, R., Petersen, S. & Van Rienen, U., 2010. A comparision of Hodgkin-Huxley and soliton neural theories. Advances in Radio Science, 8, pp.75–79.



• Appali, R., Sriperumbudur, KK. & van Rienen, U., August 2015. 3D Axonal Networks Coupled to Microelectrode Arrays: A Simulation Model to Study Neuronal Dynamics. 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Milan, Italy, accepted.

• Appali, R., Schmidt, C. & van Rienen, U., 2013. Some Uncertainty Aspects in Models for Neural Engineering. In IEEE International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA). pp. 289–292.

• Appali, R. et al., 2010. Thermodynamic Theory of Nerve Signal Propagation and First Simulation of Soliton Model. In Biomedical Engineering BMT. pp. 186–189. • van Rienen, U. et al., 2010. Analysis and simulation of electrical interactions of implants with bio- systems. In Biomedical Engineering BMT. pp. 167–170.

• Appali, R. et al., 2009. 3D-Simulation of Action Potential Propagation in a Squid Giant Axon. In COMSOL Conference, Bangalore, India, pp. 1–6.



• Appali, R. et al., 2012. Soliton Collision in Biomembranes and Nerves-A Stability Study. In B. Michielsen & J. R. Poirier, eds. Scientific Computing in Electrical Engineering, Mathematics in Industry. Springer, pp. 205–212.

• Appali, R., van Rienen, U. & Heimburg, T., 2012. A Comparison of the Hodgkin-Huxley Model and the Soliton Theory for the Action Potential in Nerves. Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes, 16, pp.275–299. BOOKS

• Tavangarian, D. et al., 2014. Communication Systems in Aircraft with IEEE 802.11ac EMF Effects of IEEE 802.11ac for In-Flight Communication Systems D. Tavangarian, ed., University of Rostock.



• Appali, R. et al., 2012. Implantate zur Stimulation des Hörnervs und des tiefen Hirns. Traditio et Innovatio, Forschungsmagazin der Universität Rostock, ISSN 1432-1513 (Heft 2), pp.19-25.

• Appali, R., 2011. Zwischen Rostock und Kopenhagen. Profile – Das Magazin der Universität Rostock, ISSN: 1866-1440, pp. 50-51.

U N I Q U E   I D s

• ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0001-9668-8185

• Scopus Author ID: 36536600500