Nils Wentzell, Ph.D.

Research Scientist-Software, CCQ, Flatiron InstituteNils Wentzell’s website

Nils Wentzell is a Research Scientist at the Center for Computational Quantum Physics (CCQ) within the Flatiron Institute. His work centers around advancing cutting-edge computational techniques to address the quantum many-body problem in condensed matter physics. Wentzell specializes in a range of numerical methods, including Dynamical Mean-Field Theory, Continuous-time Quantum Monte Carlo, Exact Diagonalization, Functional Renormalization Group, and Diagrammatic Perturbation Theory. Beyond research, they are deeply passionate about modern open-source software development, particularly utilizing C++ and Python, with a strong focus on high-performance computing and parallel programming. Currently, Nils Wentzell leads the development of the TRIQS open-source software library at CCQ. They earned their M.Sc. in physics from RWTH Aachen University and completed their Ph.D. at the University of Tübingen in Germany.

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