Scott Zoldi

  • Program Years: 1996-1998
  • Academic Institution: Duke University
  • Field of Study: Theoretical and Computational Physics
  • Academic Advisor: Henry Greenside
  • Practicum(s):
    Los Alamos National Laboratory (1997)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Computational and Theoretical Physics, Duke University, 1998
    M.A. Computational and Theoretical Physics, Duke University, 1997
    B.S. Engineering Physics, University of Maine, 1994

Current Status

  • Status: Chief Analytics Officer, Fair Isaac Corporation
  • Research Area: Analytics


Authored 79 Analytic patents with 38 patents granted and 41 in process


"Advances in Wireless Fraud Detection"
S.M. Zoldi, Wireless Security Perspectives, Vol. 6, No. 4, April 2004.

"High-Quality Numerical Shadowing of Flows",
D.E Sigeti, S.M. Zoldi, and J.E Pearson, LA-UR-99-2432 June 1999.

"Escape Time Weighting of Unstable Stationary Solutions of Spatiotemporal Chaos",
S.M. Zoldi, LA-UR-99-1470 Dec 1999.

"Stationarity and Redundancy of Multichannel EEG Data Recorded During Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures",
S.M Zoldi, A.D Krystal, and H.S Greenside,
Brain Topography vol. 12 no. 3 (March 2000) pp 187-200.

"Karhunen-Loeve local characterization of Spatiotemporal chaos in a reaction-diffusion system", M. Meixner, S.M Zoldi, S. Bose, and E. Schöll, Phys. Rev. E 61, 1382-1385 (2000)

"The EEG Effects of ECT: Implications for rTMS",
A.D Krystal, M. West, R. Prado, H.S Greenside, S.M Zoldi, and R.D Weiner, Depress Anxiety 2000;12(3):157-65

"Parallel Implementation of the Split-Step Fourier Method for Solving Nonlinear Schrodinger Systems", S.M Zoldi, V. Ruban, A. Zenchuk, and S. Burtsev, SIAM News, (32) N.1, 1999.

"Extensive Scaling of the Karhunen-Loeve Decomposition for the Spiral-Defect Chaos State", S.M Zoldi, J. Liu, K.M.S Kapil, H.S Greenside, and G. Ahlers, Phys. Rev E (58) R6903, 1998.

"Unstable Periodic Orbit Analysis of Histograms of Chaotic Time-series", S.M Zoldi, Phys. Rev. Lett. (81) 3375, 1998.

Comment on "Optimal Periodic Orbits of Chaotic Systems", S.M Zoldi and H.S Greenside, Phys. Rev. Lett. 80 (8), 1790, 1998.

"Spatially Localized Unstable Periodic Orbits of a High-Dimensional Chaotic System", S.M Zoldi and H.S Greenside, Phys. Rev. E. 57 (3), R2511, 1998.

"Karhunen-Loeve Decomposition of Extensive Chaos",
S.M Zoldi and H.S Greenside, Phys. Rev. Lett. 78 (9), 1687, 1997.