Current PhD students

Meet some of the people who are doing their PhD with us.


Athina Frantzana

I have a background in geoscience from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece. I am currently working on understanding the obstacles facing women in the HPC community, and how to improve equality.

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Martin Ruefenacht

I did my undergraduate degree at the University of Edinburgh, earning an MPhys in Computational Physics. Now I am part of the Pervasive Parallelism CDT where I am researching scalable message passing.

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Larisa Stoltzfus

I did my undergraduate degree in physics at Grinnell College and many years later pursued an MSc in HPC from the University of Edinburgh. In the meantime, I've worked as a software engineer for biotech, geophysical and financial companies. I am currently part of the CDT in Pervasive Parallelism researching performance portable solutions for room acoustics simulations.

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Greg Tumolo

I hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from James Madison University (in Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States) and a Master of Science degree in Scientific Computing from New York University (in New York, New York, United States).

I research efficient ways of computing Bayesian evidence for cosmological model selection.


Justs Zarins

I did an undergraduate degree in Computational Physics and an MSc in HPC at Edinburgh University. Now I'm part of the CDT in Pervasive Parallelism where I will be researching asynchronous algorithms for exascale supercomputers to achieve scalability and application-based fault tolerance.

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