• Matthew Anderson
    Research Scientist


    Matthew Anderson

    Principal Software Research Engineer
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    Educational Background

    • Ph.D., 2004, Physics, The University of Texas at Austin
    • B.S., 1999, Physics, Brigham Young University

    Research Interests

    • Simulations for astrophysics
    • High performance distributed databases
    • Graph problems and applications
    • High performance computing
    • Software infrastructure development for computational science

    Recent Research Projects

    • ParalleX development for DOE applications under Exascale contract
    • ParalleX application development under DoD HPC modernization program
    • Black hole – neutron star simulations with magnetic fields
    • Developing software infrastructure for petascale computing based on adaptive mesh refinement and partitioned global address space languages (e.g. UPC)
    • Exploring the magnetorotational instability in differentially rotating neutron stars

    Recent Professional Activity
    Awarded NSF Grants as Co-PI:

    • CCF – 0832966: A Study and implementation of Semantic Constructs for Highly Scalable Leading-edge Scientific Computing.
    • PHY – 803615: Simulating Neutron Star-Black Hole inspirals: From Binaries to Accretion and Jets.

    Recent Publications