Nicholas A. Danes, PhD


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Nicholas A. Danes

Computational Scientist |


Computational scientist with over 5 years combined experience in industry and academia:


Colorado School of Mines, PhD in Computational & Applied Mathematics | December 2019

PhD Advisor: Dr. Karin Leiderman

California State University, Bakersfield, BS in Mathematics - Applied | June 2013

Work Experience

Computational Scientist
Colorado School of Mines, Information & Technology Solutions (ITS)

August 2020 – Present

Computational Engineer I
Ball Aerospace & Technologies

September 2019 – August 2020

Research Experience

Graduate Student Researcher
Colorado School of Mines, Department of Applied Mathematics & Statistics | August 2016 – 2019
University of California, Merced, Department of Applied Mathematics | August 2014 – 2016

Advisor: Dr. Karin Leiderman | Funding: NIH R01HL120728

Research Intern
National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL), Computational Science Center

June – August 2017

Mentors: Drs. H. Sitaraman, J. Stickel & M. A. Sprague | Funding: NSF DMS-155122

Undergraduate Researcher
California State University, Chico

June – August 2012

Mentor: Dr. Sergei Fomin | Funding: NSF DMS-1156612 Chico, CA


Computer Skills

Entry HTML, CSS, Markdown, Git, C/C++, Bash
Intermediate Matlab, LaTeX, Fortran 77/90, Nek5000, Paraview, MPI, Slurm, Linux
Advanced Python (NumPy, SciPy, PETSc4Py, Matplotlib), FEniCS