My citations, as determined by Google Scholar, can be found here.

Peer Reviewed

  1. P. Romanczuk, H. Chate, L. Chen, S. Ngo, J. Toner, Emergent smectic order in simple active particle models, submitted (2015)
  2. J.E. Herbert-Read (*), P. Romanczuk (*), S. Krause, D. Strömbom, P. Couillaud, P. Domenici,  R.H.J.M Kurvers, S. Marras, J.F. Steffensen, A.D.M. Wilson, and J. Krause, Group hunting sailfish alternate attacks on their grouping prey to facilitate hunting success, submitted (2015)
  3. A. Diz-Munoz, P. Romanczuk (*), W. Yu (*), M. Bergert, P. Dieterich, G. Salbreux, C.-P. Heisenberg, E. Paluch, Complementary functions of blebs and lamellipodia in steering cell migration in vivo, submitted (2015)
  4. P. Romanczuk, M. Romensky, D. Scholz, V. Lobaskin, and L. Schimansky-Geier, Motion of Euglena Gracilis: Active Fluctuations and Velocity Distribution , Eur Phys J Special Topics 224, 7 (2015) arXiv preprint
  5. R. Grossmann, P. Romanczuk, M. Bär, L. Schimansky-Geier, Pattern formation in active particle systems due to competing alignment interactions, submitted (2015), arXiv preprint
  6. R. Grossmann, P. Romanczuk, M. Bär, L. Schimansky-Geier, Vortex-arrays and meso-scale turbulence of self-propelled particles, Phys Rev Lett 113, 258104 (2014), arXiv preprint
  7. P. Romanczuk, G. Salbreux, Optimal chemotaxis in intermittent migration of animal cells, Phys Rev. E 91,042720 (2015)
  8. M. Meyer, L. Schimansky-Geier, P. Romanczuk Active Brownian particles with concentration-dependent chemotactic sensitivity, Phys Rev E 89, 022711 (2014), ArXiv preprint
  9. R. Grossmann, L. Schimansky-Geier, P. Romanczuk, Self-propelled particles with selective attraction-repulsion interaction – From microscopic dynamics to coarse-grained theories, New Journal of Physics 15, 085014, (2013)
  10. P. Romanczuk, L. Schimansky-Geier, Swarming and Pattern Formation due to Selective Attraction and Repulsion, Interface Focus 2, 746-756, published online before print, ArXiv preprint, (2012)
  11. R. Grossmann, L. Schimansky-Geier, P. Romanczuk, Active Brownian particles with velocity-alignment and active fluctuations, New Journal of Physics, 14, 073033 (2012)
  12. V. Guttal (*), P. Romanczuk (*), S.J. Simpson, G. Sword and I. D. Couzin, Cannibalism as a driver of behavioral polyphenism in locusts, Ecology Letters, 15, 10, 1158-1166 (2012), published online before print (2012)
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  13. P Romanczuk, L Schimansky-Geier, Mean-field theory of collective motion due to velocity alignment , Ecological Complexity, 10, (2012), preprint: arXiv:1107.1623v1
  14. P. Romanczuk, W. Ebeling, U. Erdmann, L. Schimansky-Geier, Active particles with broken symmetry, Chaos 21, 047517 (2011)
  15. P Romanczuk, L Schimansky-Geier, Brownian Motion with Active Fluctuations, Phys Rev Lett, 106, 230601, (2011) [PDF]
  16. F Müller, P Romanczuk, L Schimansky-Geier, Synchronization and Transport in an oscillating periodic potential, Stochastics and Dynamics, 11, 2-3 (2011)
  17. S Bazazi, P Romanczuk, S Thomas, L Schimansky-Geier, JJ Hale, GA Miller, GA Sword, SJ Simpson and ID Couzin, Nutritional state and collective motion: from individuals to mass migration, Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 278, 1704, 356-363 (2011)
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  18. P Romanczuk, U Erdmann, Collective motion of active Brownian particles in one dimension, Eur Phys J-Spec Top, 187, 1, 127-134 (2010) [PDF]
  19. P Romanczuk, F Müller,L Schimansky-Geier, Quasi-deterministic transport of Brownian particles in an oscillating periodic potential, Phys. Rev. E, 81, 061120 (2010)
  20. P Romanczuk, ID Couzin, L Schimansky-Geier, Collective Motion due to escape and pursuit response, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 010602 (2009), [PDF]
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  21. P Romanczuk, U Erdmann, H Engel, L Schimansky-Geier, Beyond the Keller-Segel model Microscopic modelling of bacterial colonies, Eur Phys J-Spec Top, 157:61-77 (2008), [PDF]

(*) Shared authorship (1st or 2nd)


  1. P Romanczuk, M Bär, W Ebeling, B Lindner, L Schimansky-Geier, Active Brownian Particles. From Individual to Collective Stochastic Dynamics, Eur Phys J Special Topics, 202, 1-162 (2012)


  1. P Romanczuk, Active Motion and Swarming. From Individual to Collective Dynamics, Logos Verlag Berlin 2011, published PHD-thesis