Cameron Yang

CSE, Computational Research Division

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Cameron Yang
MS 50A-3111
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
1 Cyclotron Rd.
Berkeley, CA 94720


Cameron works in CCSE while taking a (some) gap year(s) and considering graduate school. He spent the previous Summer working at Los Alamos National Lab with Ann Mattsson setting up and running DFT simulations. Previous to that he was attending Union College, in Schenectady, New York, until he graduated with a Physics and an English major in June of 2019.

His main interest is in computational methods and their optimization on large scale machines. He is currently working with Donald Wilcox and Revathi Jambunathan on adapting WarpX plasma simulation for astronomical systems.

Winner of the 2017 Professor Frank Titus Memorial Prize in Physics at Union College: "To a seinor who demonstrates outstanding work, ability, and promise in Physics and/or Astronomy." His undergraduate thesis in physics was an attmept to adapt the particle-particle particle mesh method to hard-sphere magnetic dipoles with Nelia Mann, and his thesis in English was about self-reflective feeling in affect theory, as described by Sianne Ngai, Brian Massumi, and Henri Bergson. His advisors in English were Jenelle Troxell and Jillmarie Murphy.