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, University of California, Los Angeles, 2013

Current Status

  • Research Area: Physics
  • Publications

    1) "CRKSPH - A Conservative Reproducing Kernel Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Scheme"; Frontiere et a;. Journal of Computational Physics 2016

    2) "The Universe at Extreme Scales: Multi-PetaFlop Sky Simulations on the BG/Q"; Habib et al., Second Author.; SC12 (Gordon Bell Award)

    3) "HACC: Simulating Future Sky Surveys on State-of-the-Art Supercomputing Architectures"; Second Author; Habib et al, New Astronomy

    4) "Large-Scale Structure Formation with Massive Neutrinos and Dynamical Dark Energy"; Second Author: Upadhye et al, Phys. Rev. D 89,

    5) "Cosmic Emulation: Fast Predictions for the Galaxy Power Spectrum"; Second Author: Kwan et al,

    6) "The Q Continuum Simulation: Harnessing the Power of GPU Accelerated Supercomputers", Second Author: Submitted. ApJSupp


    2013 Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. double major in Mathematics and Physics (with departmental honors)
    2012 and 2013 Team finalist for the Gordon Bell Award (supercomputer performance category)
    2012 UCLA Winstein Award for Excellence in Particle or Nuclear Physics
    2011 Award from Los Alamos Award Program (LAAP) for Excellence in Research
    UCLA Dean's List 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012