W R Somsky
· UW Physics
· U Washington
William R. Somsky, Ph.D.
Physics-Astronomy Unix Software Manager
Department of Physics, University of Washington
William Somsky is the Unix Software manager for the
Physics-Astronomy Computer Cost Center at the University of Washington.
Dr. Somsky's background is in theoretical/computational particle physics
(TA Dickens, UJ Lindqwister, WR Somsky, LG Yaffe,
The coherent state variational algorithm II:
implementation and testing, Nuclear Physics B309, 1988),
with a Ph.D. from Princeton University
The coherent state variational algorithm
and the QCD deconfinement phase transition, Princeton, 1989).
He also spent two years as a post-doc
at the Los Alamos National Laboratory
working on computational condensed matter physics
(WR Somsky, JE Gubernatis,
A massively parallel implementation
of the worldline Monte Carlo method,
Computers in Physics 6, 1992).
Prior to joining the UW staff,
Dr. Somsky held the position of Computer Scientist
at Computer Sciences Corporation,
with two year experience in CSC's Systems Engineering division
as an Army High-Performance Computing Research Center (AHPCRC)
support staff member involved in the design and prototyping of
the AHPCRC parallel material-dynamics project,
and two year experience in CSC's Systems Sciences division
on the NASA System Engineering And Support (SEAS) contract
involved in high data-rate telemetry processing benchmarks.
|| William R. Somsky|
|| Department of Physics|
|| University of Washington|
|| Box 351560|
|| Seattle, WA 98195-1560|
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