John C. Clements
Professor - Retired 2006 (Currently Adjunct Professor)
Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Faculty of Science
School of Biomedical Engineering, Faculties of Medicine and Engineering
Dalhousie University, Telephone: (250) 869-4948
Ph.D., University of Toronto, 1969
SLR 511F: 10 MATHEMATICAL IDEAS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW (and their everyday applications)
mathematical modeling and
partial differential equations
optimal control theory and
numerical analysis and
industrial and biomedical
applications of differential equations.
Member of the NSERC Scholarships and Fellowships Committee for the Mathematical Sciences (2006-2009)
Member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Engineering Sciences
Member of Scientific Review Panel for the Atlantic Association for Research in the Mathematical Sciences (AARMS)
Referee for NSERC Grants Peer Review, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Mathematical Biosciences, SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis (SINUM).
Natural Sciences and
Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Discovery Grant (2006 - 2009)
NSERC Collaborative Health
"A mathematical model of the human heart for guiding
catheter ablation in patients with life-threatening arrhythmias" (2003-2007)
Canadian Institutes of Health
Research (CIHR- formerly MRC) Project:
"Computer model of the heart:
validation by endocardial mapping" (2004-2007).
Some Recent Publications
John L. Sapp, MD, FRCPC, FHRS, Fady Dawoud, PhD, John C. Clements, PhD and B. Milan Horácek, PhD. Inverse Solution Mapping of Epicardial Potentials; Quantitative Comparison With Epicardial Contact Mapping, Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 5: 1001-1009 (2012).
Fady Dawoud, John L. Sapp,
John C. Clements and B. Milan Horácek. Electrocardiographic Imaging of Epicardial
SECTION II: FOUNDATIONS OF FUTURE METHODS FOR
CARDIOVASCULAR MULTIMODAL IMAGING, Cardiovascular Multimodal Image-Guided Diagnosis
and Therapy, Olle Pahlm, Galen Wagner, editors, McGraw Hill, ISBN: 9780071613460, pp. 1:444,
R. Mohindra, J.L. Sapp, J.C. Clements and B.M. Horacek. Use of body-surface potential
mapping and computer simulations for optimal programming of cardiac resynchronization
therapy devices. Computers in Cardiology, Vol. 34, pp. 69-72, (2007).
John C. Clements, and B. Milan Horacek. A bidomain model of human cardiac tissue
incorporating a capillary microstructure. International Journal of Pure and Applied
Mathematics, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 287-304, (2006).
J.R. Fitz-Clarke, J.L. Sapp, J.W. Warren. J.C. Clements and B.M. Horacek. Body surface
potential mapping and computer simulation of human ventricular fibrillation. Computers
in Cardiology, Vol. 33, pp. 397-400, (2006).
John C. Clements, and B. Milan Horacek. Analytic solution of the anisotropic bidomain equations for myocardial tissue: The effect of adjoining conductive regions. IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng., Vol. 52, No. 10, pp. 1784-1788, (2005).
J.C. Clements, Jukka Nenonen, P.K.J. Li and B. Milan Horacek,
Activation dynamics in anisotropic cardiac tissue via decoupling,
Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 32, No. 7, 984:990, July (2004).
Lawernce M. Title, MD, Sian E. Iles, MD, Martin J. Gardner, MD, Cindy Penny, PhD,
John C. Clements, PhD and B. Milan Horacek, PhD, Quantitative assessment of
myocardial ischemia by electrocardiographic and scintigraphic imaging, Journal
of Electrocardiology, Vol. 36,Supplement, pp. 17-25 (2003).
J.C. Clements, Clyde Clements and B. Milan Horacek, Wave-propagation
dynamics in an anisotropic excitable medium, Dynamics of Continuous,
Discrete and Impulsive Systems Series B: Applications & Algorithms
Weijiu Liu and John C. Clements, On solutions of evolution equations with
proportional time delay, International Journal of Differential Equations and
Applications, Vol. 4, No. 3, 229-254 (2002).
J.C. Clements, Optimal simultaneous pairwise conflict resolution maneuvers
in air traffic management, J. Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 25,
No. 4, 815-818 (2002)