Alin Marin Elena's

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Personal Information

Surname         Elena 

Forenames     Alin Marin
m@il                
alin@elena.space    

Work Experience

  • Science and Technology Facilities Council, Daresbury Laboratory
    July 2015   Researcher/Computational Scientist
  • Irish Centre for High-End Computing, Dublin Offices
    July 2013 – June 2015     Computational Scientist
  • Irish Centre for High-End Computing, Dublin Offices
    February 2009 – August 2010   Computational Scientist

Education

  • School of Physics, University College Dublin
    September 2010 –   July 2013, PhD student,  
    supervisors Professor Giovanni Ciccotti and Dr Simone Meloni
  • School of Mathematics and Physics, Atomistic Simulation Centre, Queen’s University Belfast
    August 2004 – January 2009   PhD student,   Time Dependent Tight Binding+U: Applications to fluorescent molecules   (never submitted)
    supervisors Professor Tony Paxton and Dr Tchavdar Todorov
  • Faculty of Physics, University of Bucharest
    ( June 2004 , BSc., 9.85/10, Honours, English taught lectures department)
    Diploma Thesis:   Molecular Orbitals Quantum Calculations for Structures Based on Si, C, N – Vibrational Analysis , supervisor Reader Mircea Bercu
  • High School ”Gib Mihaescu” , Dragasani, Informatics class ( June 2000 , GPA 9.87/10)

Teaching Experience

  • 2014-2015, PH504 Graduate Module, Introduction to Parallel Programming@NUIG
  • 2014, GM training course, Introduction to HPC, Software Installation, Benchmarking, Parallel Programming components  
  • 2014 Introduction to Parallel Programming
  • 2013-2014, PH504 Graduate Module, Introduction to Parallel Programming@NUIG
  • 2012 -2013 Tutorials: Computational Biophysics and Nanoscale Simulations @University
    College Dublin
  • 2011 -2012   Microlabs   Introduction to C++ programming   @University College Dublin
  • 2010 -2011   Microlabs   Introduction to C++ programming   @University College Dublin
  • 2009-2010   Courses   Introduction to MPI and OpenMP ,   Introduction to Modern Fortran @different universities across Ireland
  • 2007-2008   Tutorials   Professional Skills Programme (C/C++ Programming)   Vector Algebra and Dynamics ,   Waves and Vector Fields   @Queen’s University Belfast
  • 2006-2007   Tutorials   Professional Skills Programme (C/C++ Programming)   Vector Algebra and Dynamics ,   Computational Methods in Physics ,   Computational Modelling in Physics , Waves and Vector Fields   @Queen’s University Belfast
  • 2005-2006   Lecture   Professional Skills Programme (C/C++ Programming)   – second half, Tutorials:   Vector Algebra and Dynamics ,   Computational Methods in Physics ,   Computational Modelling in Physics ,   Waves and Vector Fields   @Queen’s University Belfast
  • 2004-2005   Tutorials:   Vector Algebra and Dynamics ,   Computational Methods in Physics , Computational Modelling in Physics ,   Waves and Vector Fields   @Queen’s University Belfast

Training

  • 21-25   June 2010 ,   Basic techniques and tools for development and maintenance of atomic-scale software , CECAM, Zaragoza, Spain
  • 14-16   April 2009 ,   Intel Cluster Software Development Tools   , SGI, Reading, UK
  • January 2007 ,   Programming SMP Computers , HPCx, Belfast, UK
  • December 2006 , Winter School,   Electronic excitations and spectroscopies : Theory and Codes , CECAM, Lyon, France
  • July 2006 , Summer School,   UK Grad Programme , University of Exeter, UK
  • January 2006 , Winter School,   Programming Parallel Computers ,   , CECAM, Julich, Germany
  • October-November 2005 , Autumn School,   Understanding Molecular Simulations ,   , CECAM, Amsterdam, Holland
  • August-September 2004 , Summer School,   Time Dependent Density Functional Theory: Applications and Prospects ,   Benasque, Spain
  • August-September 2003 , Research Stage,   High resolution fluorescent laser spectroscopy , at Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna, Moscow Region, Russia
  • June 2003 , Intensive Lectures,   Simulation and characterization spectrometric methods of physical processes for micro and nanotechnologies , at   INCDM Bucharest, MINAMAT-NET
  • August-September 2002 , Research Stage,   High resolution fluorescent laser spectroscopy , at Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna, Moscow Region, Russia

Prizes

  • 2005   – Musgrave Demonstrators’ Prize
  • 2004   – Best Academic Results by   Bucovineni Sarghie Brothers’ Foundation   and   University of Bucharest
  • 2004   – Honourous Mention,   CyberEducation Contest , organised by   University of Bucharest , Project   Didactical Molecular Dynamics

Skills

  • Programming:   Fortran 90&95, C/C++, on different platforms, parallel (MPI and OpenMP)
    libraries and serial versions; scientific programming for atomic and molecular physics
  • Project Building:   cross-OS experience with CMake – since 2006 I have used
    CMake to build and port different scientific applications on Linux/MacOSX/Windows platforms
    ( TDTB+UJ ,   ATEN )
  • Web:   HTML, CSS, php+Mysql – September 2004 – September 2007 webmaster of the Atomistic Simulation Centre   http://titus.phy.qub.ac.uk
  • Hardware   troubleshooting solving skills
  • Installation and maintenance   of different operating systems from Microsoft, Unix/Linux like

Languages

English             spoken   good/fluent   written   good
French              above beginner
Spanish            beginner
Romanian         mother tongue

Membership

  • Institute of Physics
  • OpenSUSE
  • Collège de 'Pataphysique

Hobbies

  • philosophy, music, urban culture and architecture, contemporary and absurd literature

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