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Steven R. Lantz
Senior Research Associate

Steve Lantz

Steve has been with CAC (previously the Cornell Theory Center) since 1991, initially as a postdoctoral associate, then as a member of Cornell’s research faculty. His work involves advising and training users of Cornell’s high-performance computing facilities while engaging in computational research in such diverse areas as plasma physics, high energy physics, turbulence, combustion, and optics. He has also served as an instructor for CIS 4205, Effective Use of High Performance Computing (Spring ’09) and ECE 5860, Upper Atmospheric and Ionospheric Physics II (Spring ’10). A record of his past undergraduate researchers’ accomplishments can be viewed at his home page, which contains links to a number of training materials authored by Dr. Lantz. He has done occasional consulting work for Corning Incorporated. Steve is a member of Cornell’s Graduate Faculty, in the Graduate Minor Field of Computational Science and Engineering.

To contact Steve, please send email or phone 607.254.8887.


Areas of Research or Expertise

  • Numerical modeling and simulation
  • Fluid and plasma dynamics
  • Parallel computing

Projects


Past Projects

  • x2f_mpi software for parallel PDF/ISAT methods in turbulent combustion
  • Design, performance testing, and support for CATS, a Dell/QLogic InfiniBand cluster

Awards


Selected Publications and Presentations


Courses


Education

  • B.S., Physics and Mathematics, College of William and Mary, 1983
  • M.S., Applied Physics, Cornell University, 1987
  • Ph.D., Applied Physics, Cornell University, 1992

Memberships/Professional Affiliations

  • American Geophysical Union (AGU)
  • American Astronomical Society, Solar Physics Division (AAS-SPD)

Personal Interests