- Troy, NY USA

Center for Computational Innovations

Rensselaer at Petascale

Solving problems for next generation basic and applied science and engineering research through the use of massively parallel computation and data analytics.


Daniel Gall

  • Professor
  • Ph.D. Physics (University of Illinois, 2000), M.S. Physics (University of Basel, Switzerland, 1994), B.S. Physics (University of Basel, Switzerland)

Mark H Holmes

Liping Huang

  • Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs, School of Engineering
  • Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004), M.S. Materials Science and Engineering (Zhejiang University, China, 1999), B.S. Materials Science and Engineering (Zhejiang University, China, 1996)

Vincent Meunier

  • Department Head and Gail and Jeffrey L. Kodosky ‘70 Chair. Professor
    1. PhD Physics,  Namur University (1999)
    2. MS Chemistry and Physics at Mesoscale, Namur University (1998)
    3. BS Physics, Namur University (1996)


Rahmi Ozisik

  • Associate Professor
    • Ph.D. Polymer Science, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, USA; 1999.
    • M.S. Polymer Engineering, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, USA; 1996.
    • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey; 1990.

Donald Schwendeman

  • Professor, Department Head
  • B.S.E., Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, 1981

    Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, California Institute of Technology, 1986

Ravishankar Sundararaman

  • Assistant Professor
    • Postdoctoral fellow, Joint Center for Artifical Photosynthesis, California Institute of Technology and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, 2013-2016
    • Ph.D. Physics, Cornell University, 2013
    • M.Sc. Physics, IIT Kanpur, 2007