Ph.D. student in the Efficient Computing and Storage Group
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
55128 Mainz, Germany
Phone: +49 613139 27795
Fax: +49 6131 3926407
James Vance is a PhD student at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz. He is working in the collaborative research center TRR 146 - Multiscale Simulation Methods for Soft Matter Systems funded by the German Science Foundation (DFG). He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Physics from the University of the Philippines. His masters thesis was on the "Diffusion of confined active Brownian swimmers in narrow periodic channels". He also obtained a Master in High Performance Computing from the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA) and the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste, Italy. For the thesis project he worked on a large-scale implementation of the Density Matrix Renormalization Group algorithm. His research interests are in high performance computing for scientific applications.