Shawfeng Dong

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Shawfeng Dong

Shawfeng Dong (aka Frank Dong) is a Project Scientist, and is probably the top expert on High Performance Computing (HPC), at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC).

Contact Information

Shawfeng Dong

Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics
University of California, Santa Cruz
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064
USA

Email: shaw@ucsc.edu, s.frank.dong@gmail.com
Phone: 831-459-2725 (o), 831-332-1855 (m)
Office: ISB 331

OpenPGP public key: dong.gpg, OpenPGP key fingerprint:

C0F2 85FE DC44 A837 87E7  5519 DD4F 21C4 F27F CAEE

Employment

  • 2014 – : Project Scientist, University of California at Santa Cruz
  • 2011 – : Director of High Performance Computing, Theoretical Astrophysics Santa Cruz
  • 2010 – 2014: Associate Project Scientist, University of California at Santa Cruz
  • 2006 – 2010: Assistant Project Scientist, University of California at Santa Cruz
  • 2003 – 2006: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California at Santa Cruz
  • 1997 – 2003: Teaching assistant and graduate research assistant, Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of California at Santa Cruz

Education

  • 2003: Ph.D., Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of California at Santa Cruz
  • 1999: M.S., Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of California at Santa Cruz
  • 1997: M.S., Astrophysics, University of Science & Technology of China
  • 1994: B.S., Space Physics, University of Science & Technology of China

Research and Professional Interests

Languages learned but not necessarily mastered

  • Natural languages: Chinese, English, Deutsch, Japanese
  • Computer languages: Fortran, Basic, C, Pascal, C++, Java, TCL, Bash, Perl, Ruby, Python, Common Lisp, JavaScript, Objective-C, C#, F#, R, Haskell, AppleScript, Go

Publication

  • C. M. Malone, A. Nonaka, S. E. Woosley, A. S. Almgren, J. B. Bell, S. Dong & M. Zingale, 2014, “The Deflagration Stage of Chandrasekhar Mass Models For Type Ia Supernovae: I. Early Evolution”, Astrophysical Journal, 782, 11
  • A. J. Aspden, J. B. Bell, S. Dong & S. E. Woosley, 2011, “Burning Thermals in Type Ia Supernovae”, Astrophysical Journal, 738, 94
  • C. Mao, C. R. Brown, E. Falkovskaia, S. Dong, E. Hrabeta-Robinson, L. Wenger & H. Boeger, 2010, “Quantitative Analysis of the Transcription Control Mechanism”, Molecular Systems Biology 6:431
  • H. Ma, M. Zingale, S. E. Woosley, A. J. Aspden, J. B. Bell, A. S. Almgren, A. Nonaka & S. Dong, 2010, “Type Ia Supernovae: Advances in Large Scale Simulation”, in Proceedings of SciDAC 2010
  • R. O. Laine, D. N. C. Lin & S. Dong, 2008, “Interaction of Close-in Planets with the Magnetosphere of their Host Stars I: Diffusion, Ohmic Dissipation of Time Dependent Field, Planetary Inflation, and Mass Loss”, Astrophysical Journal, 685, 521
  • S. D. Murray, S. Dong & D. N. C. Lin, 2007, “Influences des forces de marées sur l’évolution des systèmes stellaires nains” in Limites et lobes de Roche. Edited by Société astronomique de France. Vuibert, 2007, p.349
  • S. D. Murray, D. N. C. Lin & S. Dong, 2004, “Star Formation in Dwarf Galaxies: Life in a Rough Neighborhood” in Star Formation in the Interstellar Medium: In Honor of David Hollenbach, Chris McKee and Frank Shu, ASP Conference Proceedings, Vol.P323. San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2004, p.409
  • S. Dong & D. N. C. Lin, 2004, “Are Short-Period Extrasolar Planets Unipolar Inductors?” in Star Formation in the Interstellar Medium: In Honor of David Hollenbach, Chris McKee and Frank Shu, ASP Conference Proceedings, Vol.P323. San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2004, p.393
  • S. Murray, C. Fragile, S. Dong, D. Lin & P. Anninos, 2003, “Star Formation in Dwarf Stellar Systems” in American Physical Society, Fifth Annual Meeting of the Northwest Section Meeting, May 30-31, 2003, Reed College, Portland, Oregon
  • S. Dong, D. N. C. Lin & S. D. Murray, 2003, “Star Formation and Feedback in Dwarf Galaxies”, Astrophysical Journal, 596, 930
  • S. D. Murray, S. Dong & D. N. C. Lin, 2003, “Roche Lobe Overflow from Dwarf Stellar Systems”, Astrophysical, 593, 301
  • F. Yuan, S. Dong & J. F. Lu, 1996, “Sonic Points and Shocks in Isothermal Accretion and Winds in Kerr Geometry”, Astrophysics and Space Science, 246, 197