Welcome to the webpage about me, Derek Groen. I am an interdisciplinary computational researcher working in the Centre for Computational Science at UCL. I'm currently a Fellow of 2020 Science (www.2020science.net) and I recently worked on the European CRESTA project (www.cresta-project.eu) and the MAPPER project (www.mapper-project.eu). In addition, I am a Fellow of the Software Sustainability Institute www.software.ac.uk.
My main research interests include (in arbitrary order):
Centre for Computational Science
University College London
20 Gordon Street
WC1H 0AJ London
Phone: +44 (0)20 7679 5300
Email: d.groen "at" ucl.ac.uk
There are several news items about our multiscale modelling approach for clay-polymer nanocomposites. For example at the BBC website, the Daily Telegraph and in Materials World.
Interview by the Independent on cerebrovascular bloodflow with HemeLB: Computer simulation could become integral in the diagnosis, treatment, or preventation of disease by the end of the century.
Interview by International Science Grid This Week (isgtw.org) on just about anything I've been involved with recently: Blood flow in the brain, multi-scale modeling, and more. life as an early-career HPC researcher.
Article on MUSCLE in HPCWire: Adding MUSCLE to Multiscale Simulations.
Chemically Specific Multiscale Modeling of Clay-Polymer Nanocomposites
Reveals Intercalation Dynamics, Tactoid Self-Assembly and Emergent Materials
Advanced Materials, Volume 27, Issue 6, pages 966--984, February 11, 2015.
MAPPER: Flexible composition and execution of high performance, high
fidelity multiscale biomedical simulations:
Interface Focus volume 3, issue 2, 2013.
MAPPER: A Survey of multiscale and multiphysics applications and
accepted by CiSE.
MPWide: A light-weight library for message passing over wide area networks:
Analysing and modelling the performance of the HemeLB lattice-Boltzmann simulation environment
SUSHI: A cosmological TreePM N-body code that runs distributed across multiple supercomputers:
More recent conference paper on an improved version: http://arxiv.org/abs/1109.5559
The CosmoGrid Project: Simulating the universe on an intercontinental grid:
The Living Application: a method to perform distributed multi-solver simulations dynamically and autonomously.
Global GRAPE Grid (G3) Project: Running N-body simulations of star clusters across a network of dedicated hardware sites:
If you are interested about all my other publications, then I would recommend to take a look at my Google Scholar page.