Scott Clark

  • Program Years: 2008-2012
  • Academic Institution: Cornell University
  • Field of Study: Applied Mathematics
  • Academic Advisor: Peter Frazier
  • Practicum(s):
    Los Alamos National Laboratory (2009)
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2010)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Applied Mathematics, Cornell University, 2012
    M.S. Computer Science, Cornell University, 2011
    B.S. Mathematics, B.S. Physics, and B.S. Computational Physics, Oregon State University, 2008

Current Status

  • Status: Co-founder and CEO of SigOpt, Inc.
  • Research Area: Applied Mathematics
  • Personal URL: http://www.scottclark.io/
  • Publications

    SC Clark, N Hengartner, and J Berendzen. Velvetrope: a parallel, bitwise algorithm for finding homologous regions within multiple sequences. being re-submitted to BMC Bioinformatics (2011).
    SC Clark. Solving Genomic Jigsaws. DEIXIS Magazine (8) 30--32 (2010).
    Kunes KC, Clark SC, et al. Left handed beta helix models for mammalian prion fibrils. Prion. 2008 Apr;2(2):81-90. Epub 2008 Apr 23.

    Awards

    2016 Forbes 30 Under 30.
    Computational Science Graduate Fellowship, Cornell University, 2008-2012.
    Honor Roll, Oregon State University, 2005-2008.
    Diversity Achievement Scholarship, Oregon State University.
    Nicodemus Scholarship in Physics, Oregon State University.
    Paul Copson Memorial Scholarship in Physics, OSU.
    URISC Undergraduate Research Fellowship, OSU.
    Pi Mu Epsilon, National Mathematics Honor Society Member, OSU.