Alex Perkins

  • Program Years: 2007-2011
  • Academic Institution: University of California, Davis
  • Field of Study: Theoretical Ecology
  • Academic Advisor: Alan Hastings
  • Practicum(s):
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory (2009)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Population Biology, University of California, Davis, 2011
    B.A. Computational Ecology, University of Tennessee, 2006

Current Status

  • Status: Associate Professor, University of Notre Dame
  • Research Area: Infectious Disease Epidemiology
  • Personal URL:



Notre Dame College of Science Research Award (2021)
DARPA Director's Fellowship (2018)
Ecological Society of America Early Career Fellow (2017)
DARPA Young Faculty Award (2016)
ORAU Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award (2015)
NIH RAPIDD Postdoctoral Scholarship (2011-2014)
Volterra Award for best oral presentation on theoretical research by a student at the Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting (2009)
DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (2007-2011)
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention (2007)
UTK Outstanding Graduate in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (2006)
UTK Chancellor's Citation for Extraordinary Academic Achievement (2006)
UTK Chancellor's Citation for Extraordinary Professional Promise (2006)
Barry Goldwater Scholarship (2005)
Morris K. Udall Scholarship (2004)
Phi Beta Kappa (2004)