Claire Ralph

  • Program Years: 2008-2012
  • Academic Institution: Cornell University
  • Field of Study: Theoretical Chemistry
  • Academic Advisor: Greg Ezra
  • Practicum(s):
    Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico (2010)
    Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico (2011)
  • Degree(s):
    M.S. Theoretical Chemistry, Cornell University, 2010
    B.S. Chemistry, and B.S. Mathematics, University of New Mexico, 2007

Current Status

  • Status: Lecturer, Outreach Director; Department of Computing + Mathematical Sciences; Caltech


Claire C. Ralph and Santiago Simanca; Arithmetic Differential Operators over the p-adic Integers; LMS Lecture Notes; Cambridge University Press; 2012.

Kinder, J. M., Ralph, C. C. and Kin-Lic Chan, G. (2014) Analytic Time Evolution, Random Phase Approximation, and Green Functions for Matrix Product States, in Quantum Information and Computation for Chemistry: Advances in Chemical Physics Volume 154 (ed S. Kais), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey. doi: 10.1002/9781118742631.ch07
C. C. Ralph, V. J. Leung, W. McLendon; Subgraph Isomorphism for Multithreaded Shared Memory Architectures; In Proc. of the 24th ACM Symposium on Parallelism in Architectures and Algorithms; pp 71-74; 2012.
A. Buium, C. C. Ralph, S. R. Simanca; Arithmetic differential operators on the p-adic integers; Journal of Number Theory; vol. 131; iss 1; 2011.


Summa cum laude, U of New Mexico, 2007
Highest honors, Department of Mathematics, U of New Mexico, 2007
Honors, Department of Chemistry, U of New Mexico, 2007
Outstanding Bachelor of the Year in Pure Mathematics, U of New Mexico, 2007
Regent's Scholarship (Highest scholarship awarded by the University), U of New Mexico, 2003-2007
Joan Willard Hemsing Tinco Scholarship, Chemistry Department, U of New Mexico, 2007
Thomas Whaley Endowed Memorial Award Summer Scholarship for Undergraduate Summer Research in Chemistry, U of New Mexico, 2006