Jordan Atlas

  • Program Years: 2005-2009
  • Academic Institution: Cornell University
  • Field of Study: Chemical Engineering
  • Academic Advisor: Michael Shuler
  • Practicum(s):
    Los Alamos National Laboratory (2007)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Cornell University, 2010
    B.S. Chemical Engineering, and B.S. Biochemistry, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 2003

Current Status

  • Status: Senior Data Scientist Manager, Reddit
  • Research Area: Computational Biology
  • Personal URL:


Atlas J.C., Nikolaev, E.N., Browning, S.T., and Shuler, M.L., 2008, "Incorporating Genome-Wide DNA Sequence Information into a Dynamic Whole-Cell Model of Escherichia coli." IET Systems Biology, 2 (5), 369-382.

Nikolaev, E.N., Atlas J.C., and Shuler, M.L., 2007, "Sensitivity and control analysis of periodically forced reaction networks using the Green's function method." Journal of Theoretical Biology, 247 (3), 442-461.

Nikolaev, E.N., Atlas, J.C., and Shuler, M.L., 2006, "Computer models of bacterial cells: from generalized coarsegrained to genome-specific modular models." Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 46, 322-326.


Edna O. and William C. Hooey Prize for Research in Chemical Engineering (2009)
Cornell Chemical Engineering Outstanding T.A. Award (2006)
DOE Computational Graduate Science Fellowship (2005-2009)
56th Annual Meeting of Nobel Laureates and Students in Lindau, Germany, U.S. Delegate (2006)
School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Graduate T.A. Award (2006)
Cornell University Fellowship (2003-2004)
Magna Cum Laude in Chemical Engineering, UMass Amherst (2003)
Magna Cum Laude in Biochemistry, UMass Amherst (2003)
Senior Honors Research Fellowship (2002-2003)
Charles J. Hoff Scholarship (2001-2003)
Nicholas Boraski Scholarship (2001, 2002)
Ermonian Scholarship (2002)
National Dean's List (2002)
Ethan Torrey Scholarship for Research in Plant Biology (2000)
Sophomore Honors Research Fellowship (1999-2000)
UMass Tau Beta Pi Engineering Design Competition, 1st Place (1999)
College of Engineering Scholarship (1998-1999)