Nicholas Frontiere

  • Program Years: 2013-2017
  • Academic Institution: University of Chicago
  • Field of Study: Physics
  • Academic Advisor: David Reid
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2014)
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Physics, and B.S. Mathematics, Summa Cum Laude, University of California, Los Angeles, 2013
    Ph.D Physics, University of Chicago, 2019

Current Status

  • Status: Postdoc Argonne National Laboratory
  • Research Area: Physics/Numerical Cosmology
  • Publications

    Highlighted

    [P1] Nicholas Frontiere, Cody D Raskin, and J Michael Owen. CRKSPH – A Conservative Reproducing Kernel Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Scheme. Journal of Computational Physics, 332:160–209, 2017

    [P2] J. D. Emberson, Nicholas Frontiere, Salman Habib, Katrin Heitmann, Patricia Larsen, Hal Finkel, and Adrian Pope. The borg cube simulation: Cosmological hydrodynamics with CRK-SPH. The Astrophysical Journal, 877(2):85, may 2019

    [P3] Katrin Heitmann, Nicholas Frontiere, Chris Sewell, Salman Habib, Adrian Pope, Hal Finkel, Silvio Rizzi, Joe Insley, and Suman Bhattacharya. The Q continuum simulation: harnessing the power of GPU accelerated supercomputers. The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 219(2):34, 2015

    [P4] Esteban Rangel, Nicholas Frontiere, Salman Habib, Katrin Heitmann, Wei-keng Liao, Ankit Agrawal, and Alok Choudhary. Building halo merger trees from the Q continuum simulation. In 2017 IEEE 24th International Conference on High Performance Computing (HiPC), pages 398–407. IEEE,2017

    [P5] Salman Habib, Vitali Morozov, Nicholas Frontiere, Hal Finkel, Adrian Pope, Katrin Heitmann, Kalyan Kumaran, Venkatram Vishwanath, Tom Peterka, Joe Insley, David Daniel, Patricia Fasel, and Zarija Luki´c. HACC: Extreme Scaling and Performance Across Diverse Architectures. Commun. ACM (Research Highlight), 60(1):97–104, December 2016. Originally
    published in: Proceedings of the International Conference on High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, page 6. ACM, 2013

    [P6] Salman Habib, Adrian Pope, Hal Finkel, Nicholas Frontiere, Katrin Heitmann, David Daniel, Patricia Fasel, Vitali Morozov, George Zagaris, Tom Peterka, et al. HACC: Simulating sky surveys on state-of-the-art supercomputing architectures. New Astronomy, 42:49–65, 2016

    Additional (Chronological)

    [P7] Katrin Heitmann, Thomas D Uram, Hal Finkel, Nicholas Frontiere, Salman Habib, Adrian Pope, Esteban Rangel, Joseph Hollowed, Danila Korytov, Patricia Larsen, et al. HACC Cosmological Simulations: First Data Release. Astrophys. J. Suppl., 244(1):17, 2019

    [P8] Katrin Heitmann, Hal Finkel, Adrian Pope, Vitali Morozov, Nicholas Frontiere, Salman Habib, Esteban Rangel, Thomas Uram, Danila Korytov, Hillary Child, et al. The Outer
    Rim Simulation: A Path to Many-Core Supercomputers. Submitted to ApJS. arXiv:1904.11970, 2019

    [P9] Danila Korytov, Andrew Hearin, Eve Kovacs, Patricia Larsen, Esteban Rangel, Joseph Hollowed, Andrew J Benson, Katrin Heitmann, Yao-Yuan Mao, Anita Bahmanyar, Chihway Chang, Duncan Campbell, Joseph Derose, Hal Finkel, Nicholas Frontiere, et al. CosmoDC2: A Synthetic Sky Catalog for Dark Energy Science with LSST. Submitted to APJS arXiv:1907.06530, 2019

    [P10] Rahul Biswas, Katrin Heitmann, Salman Habib, Amol Upadhye, Adrian Pope, and Nicholas Frontiere. Effects of Massive Neutrinos and Dynamical Dark Energy on the
    Cluster Mass Function. Submitted to PRD arXiv:1901.10690, 2019

    [P11] Hillary L Child, Salman Habib, Katrin Heitmann, Nicholas Frontiere, Hal
    Finkel, Adrian Pope, and Vitali Morozov. Halo Profiles and the Concentration–Mass Relation for a ΛCDM Universe. The Astrophysical Journal, 859(1):55, 2018

    [P12] Earl Lawrence, Katrin Heitmann, Juliana Kwan, Amol Upadhye, Derek Bingham, Salman Habib, David Higdon, Adrian Pope, Hal Finkel, and Nicholas Frontiere. The Mira-Titan universe. II. Matter power spectrum emulation. The Astrophysical Journal, 847(1):50, 2017

    [P13] Katrin Heitmann, Derek Bingham, Earl Lawrence, Steven Bergner, Salman Habib, David Higdon,Adrian Pope, Rahul Biswas, Hal Finkel, Nicholas Frontiere, et al. The Mira–Titan Universe: precision predictions for dark energy surveys. The Astrophysical Journal,
    820(2):108, 2016

    [P14] Amol Upadhye, Juliana Kwan, Adrian Pope, Katrin Heitmann, Salman Habib, Hal Finkel, and Nicholas Frontiere. Redshift-space distortions in massive neutrino and evolving dark energy cosmologies. Physical Review D, 93(6):063515, 2016

    [P15] Juliana Kwan, Katrin Heitmann, Salman Habib, Nikhil Padmanabhan, Earl Lawrence, Hal Finkel, Nicholas Frontiere, and Adrian Pope. Cosmic emulation: fast predictions for the galaxy power spectrum. The Astrophysical Journal, 810(1):35, 2015

    [P16] Amol Upadhye, Rahul Biswas, Adrian Pope, Katrin Heitmann, Salman Habib, Hal Finkel, and Nicholas Frontiere. Large-scale structure formation with massive neutrinos and dynamical dark energy. Physical Review D, 89(10):103515, 2014

    [P17] Salman Habib, Vitali Morozov, Hal Finkel, Adrian Pope, Katrin Heitmann, Kalyan Kumaran, Tom Peterka, Joe Insley, David Daniel, Patricia Fasel, Nicholas Frontiere, and Zarija Lukic. The universe at extreme scale: multi-petaflop sky simulation on the BG/Q.
    In Proceedings of the International Conference on High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, page 4. IEEE Computer Society Press, 2012

    Awards

    2019 Argonne National Laboratory Pacesetter Award
    2018 University of Chicago Wentzel Award
    2013 University of Chicago Nambu Fellowship
    2013 DOE CSGF Fellowship
    2013 UCLA E. Lee Kinsey Award
    2012 and 2013 Team finalist for the Gordon Bell Award (supercomputer performance category)
    2012 UCLA, Winstein Award
    2011 Los Alamos National Laboratory LAAP Award