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Paul K. Romano

Computational Scientist

Paul Romano specializes in particle transport, nuclear reactor physics, high-performance computing, multiphysics simulations, and nuclear data.

Biography

Paul Romano performs research and development in the areas of particle transport, nuclear reactor physics, high-performance computing, multiphysics simulations, and nuclear data. He is the original author and project lead for OpenMC, a community-developed open source framework for Monte Carlo particle transport simulation that is used across national laboratories, industry, and academia. Paul is also the Argonne PI for an Exascale Computing Project (ECP) application development project, Coupled Monte Carlo Neutronics and Fluid Flow Simulation of Small Modular Reactors.

Paul is a lecturer in the Masters Program in Computer Science at the University of Chicago where he teaches classes in Python Programming and Intermediate Python Programming.

Education

Ph.D., Nuclear Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013
M.S., Nuclear Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009
B.S., Nuclear Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2007
B.S., Mathematics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2007

Publications

Peer-reviewed publications can be found on Google Scholar.