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Edoardo A. Di Napoli, Ph.D.



Edoardo Di Napoli
Aachen Institute for Advanced Study in Computational Engineering Science (AICES)
Rogowski Building
Schinkelstr. 2
52062 Aachen

Office: Schinkelstr. 2, room 124a
Phone: +49 241 80 99 148
Fax: +49 241 80 628498


Edoardo Di Napoli
Juelich Supercomputing Centre
Institute for Advanced Simulation

Forschungszentrum Juelich GmbH
Wilhelm-Johnen Strasse
52425 Juelich

Office: Room 017
Phone: +49 2461 61 2527
Fax: +49 2461 61 6566


August 2005

Ph.D. - Physics
Weinberg Theory Group, Department of Physics
The University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA

Dissertation: Quiver gauge theories, chiral rings and random matrix models
Advisor: Prof. Vadim Kaplunovsky

March 1997

Laurea Degree - Physics
Dipartimento di Fisica
l Universita` agli studi di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy

Thesis: The Nambu-Jona Lasinio mechanism and the dynamical breaking of the Electroweak symmetry in the Standard Model
Supervisor: Prof. Francesco Guerra

Professional Career

since July 2011:Junior Research Group Leader at the AICES
since May 2011:Research Associate at the Juelich Supercomputing Centre
since April 2011:VolkswagenStiftung fellow "Computational Science"
2009 - 2010:Postdoctoral Associate at AICES
2007 - 2009:Director - Photovoltaic Initiative, INVENTIA Consulting
2005 - 2007:Postdoctoral Research Associate - Department of Physics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2005:Visiting Scientist - Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
2002 - 2005:Research Assistant - Department of Physics, University of Texas at Austin
1999 - 2002:Teaching Assistant - Department of Physics, University of Texas at Austin
1998 - 1999:Professional consultant for IT services - FAO (United Nation Agency for Food and Agriculture) Headquarters

Research Interests

Computational Physics:

Materials Science Simulations, Density Functional Theory, Block Iterative Eigensolvers, Numerical Tensor Algebra, Reverse Engineering applied to Simulations, High-Performance Computing.
Research group website: High Performance and Automatic Computing

Theoretical Physics:

Quantum Field Theory, Theoretical Cosmology, Supersymmetry, Phenomenological aspects of the Standard Model