Jeffrey Donatelli

  • Program Years: 2009-2013
  • Academic Institution: University of California, Berkeley
  • Field of Study: Applied Mathematics
  • Academic Advisor: James Sethian
  • Practicum(s):
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory (2011)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Applied Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley, 2013
    B.S. Mathematics, University of Maryland College Park, 2007

Current Status

  • Status: Research Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Research Area: Applied Mathematics


-Benedetto J.J., Donatelli J.J., Konstantinidis I., and Shaw, C., A Doppler statistic for zero autocorrelation waveforms, 2006 40th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, pp. 1403 -- 1407, March 2006.

-Benedetto J.J., Donatelli J.J., Konstantinidis I., and Shaw C., Zero autocorrelation waveforms: A Doppler statistic and multifunction problems, ICASSP 2006 Proceedings. 2006 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, 5, pp. V--V, May 2006.

-Benedetto J.J. and Donatelli J.J., Ambiguity function and frame-theoretic properties of periodic zero-autocorrelation waveforms, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, 1, 1, pp. 6 -- 20, June 2007.

-Benedetto J.J. and Donatelli J.J, Frames and a vector valued ambiguity function, Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, pp. 8--12, October 2008.

-Donatelli J.J., Reconstruction algorithms for x-ray nanocrystallography via solution of the twinning problem, PhD Thesis (University of California, Berkeley), May 2013.

-Donatelli J.J. and Sethian J.A., An algorithmic framework for X-ray nanocrystallographic reconstruction in the presence of the indexing ambiguity, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111, 2, pp. 593--598, January 2014.

-Donatelli J.J., Zwart P.H., and Sethian J.A., Iterative phasing for fluctuation X-ray scattering, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112, 33, pp. 10286--10291, August 2015.

-Donatelli J., Haranczyk M., Hexemer A., Krishnan H., Li X., Lin L., Maia F., Marchesini S., Parkinson D., Perciano T., Shapiro D., Ushizima D., Yang C., and Sethian J.A. Camera: The center for advanced mathematics for energy research applications. Synchrotron Radiation News, 28, 2, pp. 4-9, April 2015.

-Venkatakrishnan S.V., Donatelli J.J., Kumar D., Sarje A., Sinha S.K., Li X.S., and Hexemer A., A multi-slice simulation algorithm for grazing-incidence small-angle X-ray scattering. Journal of Applied Crystallography, 49, pp. 1876-1884, December 2016.

-Donatelli J.J., Sethian J.A., and Zwart P.H., Reconstruction from limited single-particle diffraction data via simultaneous determination of state, orientation, intensity, and phase, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114, 28, pp. 7222{7227, June 2017.

-Andrews T.D., Benedetto J.J., and Donatelli J.J., Frame multiplication theory and a vector-valued DFT and ambiguity function, arXiv:1706.05579 [math.FA].

-Kurta R.P., Donatelli J.J., Yoon C.H., Berntsen P., Bielecki J., Daurer B.J., DeMirci H., Fromme P., Hantke M.F., Maia F.R.N.C., Munke A., Nettelblad C., Pande K., Reddy H.K.N., Sellberg J.A., Sierra R.G., Svenda M., van der Schot G., Vartanyants I.A., Williams G.J., Xavier P.L., Aquila A., Zwart P.H., and Mancuso A.P., Correlations in scattered X-ray laser pulses reveal nanoscale structural features of viruses. Physical Review Letters, 119, 15, 158102, October 2017.


-Presidential Scholarship, UMCP, 2003-2007
-Semester Academic Honors, UMCP, 2003-2007
-Vigre Grant, UMCP, 2005-2007
-University Honors Citation, UMCP, 2004
-Strauss Teaching Assistant, UMCP, 2005-2006
-Aziz Mathematical Scholarship, UMCP, 2006-2007
-Outstanding Senior Award (Mathematics), UMCP, 2007
-High Honors in Mathematics, UMCP, 2007
-NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (Declined), 2009
-SPOT Award, LBNL, 2016