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  • T. Gavrilchenko and E. Katifori “Resilience in hierarchical fluid flow networks”, arXiv:1808.01077
  • O. Albarran, D. Todorova, E. Katifori, L. Goehring, “Curvature controlled pattern formation in floating shells”.arXiv:1806.03718
  • H. Ronellenfitsch and E. Katifori. “Phenotypes of Fluctuating Flow: Development of Distribution Networks in Biology and Trade-offs between Efficiency, Cost, and Resilience”. arXiv:1707.03074
  • J, Rocks, H. Ronellenfitsch, S. Nagel, A. Liu and E. Katifori. working title: “The limits of multifunctionality in tunable networks”. 1805.00504


  • Lia Papadopoulos, Pablo Blinder,Henrik Ronellenfitsch, Florian Klimm, Eleni Katifori, David Kleinfeld, and Danielle S. Bassett, “Comparing two classes of biological distribution systems using network analysis”, PLOS Comp Biology (2018)
  • Katifori E. “The transport network of a leaf”, Comptes Rendus Physique, (2018)
  • Gräwer J, Ronellenfitsch H, Mazza MG, Katifori E. “Trophallaxis-inspired model for distributed transport between randomly interacting agents”, Phys. Rev. E 96.022111 (2017).
  • Aharoni H, Todorova DV, Albarrán O, Goehring L, Kamien RD, Katifori E. “The smectic order of wrinkles”,  Nature Communications. 8:15809 (2017).
  • Lasser J, Katifori E. “NET: a new framework for the vectorization and examination of network data”, Source Code for Biology and Medicine 12:4 (2017).
  • Ronellenfitsch, H., Katifori, E.  ”Global optimization, local adaptation and the role of growth in distribution networks”, Phys Rev Lett (cover image) 117, 138301, (2016)
  • Modes C. D., Magnasco M.O., and Katifori E., ”Extracting Hidden Hierarchies in 3D Distribution Networks”, Phys Rev X,  6 031009, (2016)
  • Ronellenfitsch, H.,  Lasser, J., Daly, D., Katifori, E., “Topological Phenotypes Constitute a New Dimension in the Phenotypic Space of Leaf Venation Networks”. PLOS Comput Biol 11(12): e1004680
  • Ronellenfitsch H., Liesch J., Jensen K. H., N. Holbrook M., Schulz A., and Katifori E., “Scaling of phloem structure and optimality of photoassimilate transport in conifer needles”, Proc Royal Soc B, (2015)
  • Grawer J.,  Modes C. D., Magnasco M. O.,  Katifori E., “Structural Self-Assembly and Avalanchelike Dynamics in Locally Adaptive Networks”,  Phys Rev E, 92, 012801, (2015) 
  • Manik D., Witthaut D., Schafer B., Matthiae M., Sorge A., Rohden, Katifori E., and Timme M., “Supply networks: Instabilities without overload”, Eur Phys J Special Topics (2014)
  • Couturier, E., Dumais, J., Cerda, E. and Katifori, E. “Folding of an opened spherical shell.” Soft Matter, 9, 8359, (2013)
  • Jordan D., Kuehn S., Katifori E., and Leibler S., “Behavioral diversity in microbes and low- dimensional phenotypic spaces”, PNAS (2013)
  • Katifori, E.,  Pastras, G. “Thermal evolution of the non-supersymmetric metastable vacua in N=2 SU(2) SYM softly broken to N=1”, Journal of High Energy Physics, 5: 142 (2013)
  • Katifori E. and Magnasco M.O., “Quantifying loopy network architectures”,  PLoS ONE, 7,   e37994 (2012)
  • Papachristou P.K., Katifori E., Diakonos F.K., Constantoudis V. and Mavrommatis E.,  “Quantum versus classical dynamics in a driven barrier: The role of kinematic effects”,  Phys Rev E 86, 036213 (2012)
  • Schroll Robert D. , Katifori E., and Davidovitch Benny, “Elastic building blocks for confined sheets”, Phys Rev Lett (cover image), 106, 074301 (2011)
  • Katifori E., Szöllősi G. J. and Magnasco M. O., “Damage and fluctuations induce loops in optimal transport networks” , Phys Rev Lett (cover image) 104, 048704 (2010), appeared in the science section of the Economist, Science News, Physics Today and others}
  • Katifori E., Alben S., Cerda E., Nelson D. R. and Dumais J., “Foldable Structures and the Natural Design of Pollen Grains”, PNAS (cover image) 107, 7635-7639 (2010), appeared in the science section of the New York Times, featured in NPR, Physics Today and others.
  • Katifori E., Alben S. and Nelson D. R., “Collapse and folding of pressurized rings in two dimensions”, Phys Rev E 79, 056604 (2009)
  • Katifori E. and Nelson D. R., “Effects of kinked linear defects on planar flux line arrays”, EPJB 59, 319-327 (2007)
  • Katifori E. and Nelson D. R., “Vortex pinning by meandering line defects in planar superconductors”, Phys Rev B 73, 214503 (2006)

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