James Ahrens

Advanced Computing Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Staff

James Ahrens graduated with his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Washington. His dissertation topic was on a high-performance scientific visualization and experiment management system. After graduation he joined Los Alamos National Laboratory as a staff member working for the Advanced Computing Laboratory (ACL). He is currently the visualization team leader in the ACL. His research areas of interest include methods for visualizing extremely large scientific datasets, distance visualization and quantitative/comparative visualization.

As an ISSDM* mentor for the  Collaborative Research Program, James has worked with current ISSDM students Uliana Popov and Noah Watkins on the  following projects:  "Understanding Multi-scale Multi-streaming Events in Cosmological Simulations" and Exascale Data Management in File Systems, respectively.  James also mentored past ISSDM student Eddy Chandra.

*Institute for Scientific Scalable Data Management

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