The Flatiron Institute is delighted to announce that Alex Barnett has joined the Center for Computational Biology (CCB) as group leader for the Numerical Algorithms group. Barnett is an applied mathematician and numerical analyst and has been a member of the Dartmouth College faculty since 2005. He obtained his Ph.D. in physics at Harvard University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and a Courant instructorship at New York University.
His research interests include scientific computing, partial differential equations, integral equations, quantum chaos, biomedical imaging and neuroscience. Well known worldwide as a leader in wave scattering, fast algorithms and the analysis of resonances, Barnett is a recipient of Dartmouth’s Karen E. Wetterhahn Memorial Award for Distinguished Creative or Scholarly Achievement. He has been a key member of the CCB over the past few years as a long-term consultant.