# Michael Wortis

## Affiliations: | University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, IL |

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#### Parents

Sign in to add mentorKurt Gottfried | grad student | 1963 | Harvard | |

(Low Temperature Behavior of the Ideal Heisenberg Ferromagnet) |

#### Children

Sign in to add traineeHo-Fai Cheung | grad student | UIUC | |

David Jasnow | grad student | 1969 | UIUC (Biomechanics Tree) |

A. Nihat Berker | grad student | 1977 | UIUC |

Ciriyam Jayaprakash | grad student | 1979 | UIUC |

Hans-Günther Döbereiner | grad student | 1990-1995 | Simon Fraser |

Dietrich Stauffer | post-doc | 1970 | UIUC |

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Lim H. W. G, Wortis M, Mukhopadhyay R. (2009) Red Blood Cell Shapes and Shape Transformations: Newtonian Mechanics of a Composite Membrane Soft Matter. 4: 83-139 |

Sain A, Wortis M. (2004) Influence of tether dynamics on forced Kramers escape from a kinetic trap. Physical Review. E, Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 70: 031102 |

Lim H W G, Wortis M, Mukhopadhyay R. (2002) Stomatocyte-discocyte-echinocyte sequence of the human red blood cell: evidence for the bilayer- couple hypothesis from membrane mechanics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 99: 16766-9 |

Mukhopadhyay R, Lim H W G, Wortis M. (2002) Echinocyte shapes: bending, stretching, and shear determine spicule shape and spacing. Biophysical Journal. 82: 1756-72 |

Döbereiner HG, Evans E, Kraus M, et al. (1997) Mapping vesicle shapes into the phase diagram: A comparison of experiment and theory Physical Review E - Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics. 55: 4458-4474 |

Wortis M, Jarić M, Seifert U. (1997) Thermal shape fluctuations of fluid-phase phospholipid-bilayer membranes and vesicles Journal of Molecular Liquids. 71: 195-207 |

Jan Bukman D, Hua Yao J, Wortis M. (1996) Stability of cylindrical vesicles under axial tension. Physical Review. E, Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics. 54: 5463-5468 |

Döbereiner HG, Evans E, Seifert U, et al. (1995) Spinodal fluctuations of budding vesicles. Physical Review Letters. 75: 3360-3363 |

Jaric M, Seifert U, Wintz W, et al. (1995) Vesicular instabilities: The prolate-to-oblate transition and other shape instabilities of fluid bilayer membranes. Physical Review. E, Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics. 52: 6623-6634 |

Miao L, Seifert U, Wortis M, et al. (1994) Budding transitions of fluid-bilayer vesicles: The effect of area-difference elasticity. Physical Review. E, Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics. 49: 5389-5407 |