Science Writing and Editing

Selected Authored Articles

High-Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS)

> High-Resolution Simulations Enable Better Understanding of Extreme Weather
> Coherent File Format Accelerates Time-to-Solution with OpenFOAM
> Vlasiator Provides Global Model of Earth’s Magnetosphere
> Simulation Enables Development of Cleaner Diesel-Powered Vehicles
> HLRS 2022 Annual Report (lead editor and writer)
> On the Way to the Next Generation of High-Performance Computing
> The Future of Atmospheric Simulation: An Interview with Thomas Schwitalla
> Combining HPC with Computers in Wind Farms
> Supercomputing nachhaltiger gestalten (DFN Mitteilungen, PDF)
> Stuttgart Research Initiative Will Support Energy Transformation in Local Communities
> Virtual Reality Supports Transition to Renewable Energy
> Medical Solution Center Will Bring HPC to Medical Technology Industry
> HLRS 2021 Annual Report (lead editor and writer)
> HPC That Breathes: An Interview with Monica Wierse
> Digital Twins Can Support Planning in Cities and Municipalities
> IKILeUS to Integrate AI in University Education
> HLRS to Improve Urgent Computing Capabilities
> Saving Energy in Data Centers through More Efficient Cooling
> Ten Years of Sustainability Strategy at HLRS
> HLRS 2020 Annual Report (lead editor and writer)
> High-Performance Computing in the Year of COVID-19
> How Artificial Intelligence Could Improve Robotics: An Interview with Marco Huber
> HLRS to Create Digital Twin of Historic Ludwigsburg Palace Theater
> Hawk Expansion Will Accelerate Research Combining Simulation and Artificial Intelligence
> International Project Will Create Data Infrastructure for Pandemic Research
> New Research Program to Focus on Trust and Information
> HLRS Will Help Build National Data Research Infrastructure for Catalysis Research
> EuroCC and CASTIEL Will Build European Network of HPC Expertise
> Preparing for the Future of AI
> New Visions for HPC and the Media Arts
> HLRS 2019 Annual Report (lead editor and writer)
> Shining Light on Dark Data
> Putting Ethics into Practice in Artificial Intelligence
> HiDALGO: Merging HPC and High-Performance Data Analytics to Address Global Challenges
> Simulation Using LEGO Tests Car Crash Modeling
> International Workshop Looks at Trends in Industrial HPC Usage 
> Visiting Scholars Look Inside Simulation’s “Black Box”
> How HLRS Empowers Computational Engineering
> HLRS 2018 Annual Report (lead editor and writer)
> Supercomputing Enables Sound Prediction Model for Controlling Noise
> HLRS Visualization Supports Stuttgart 21 Construction
> Computational Chemistry Supports Research on New Semiconductor Technologies
> Art Project Visualizes Air Quality Problems in Stuttgart
> Bringing HPC to the Auto Industry: 10 Years of the Automotive Simulation Center Stuttgart
> “Do Good and Teach About It”: HPC Training at HLRS
> HLRS 2017 Annual Report (lead editor and writer, PDF)
> High-Performance Computing Supports Sustainability: An Interview with Claus-Peter Hutter
> The Promise and Perils of Simulation in the Social Sciences
> Investigating Wind Energy Generation on Complex Terrain
> Industrial HPC Users Face Unique Challenges
> HLRS Researchers Support Development of MULTI Elevator System
> Hazel Hen Helps Explain Ultrafast Phase Transition

Columbia University Department of Systems Biology

> Database of Protein-Protein Interactions Opens New Possibilities for Systems Biology
> Automated, Single Cell RNA-Seq Enables Research on Tumor Ecology
> A Jack of All Trades: An Interview with Kam Leong
Method for Determining Protein Function Opens Opportunities for Precision Cancer Medicine
> Study of Glioblastoma Tumor Evolution Reveals Strategies Against Advanced Disease
> Graduate Students Invent Technique for Reprogramming Translation
> Columbia Expands Its Microbiome Research
> How Genomic Data Are Changing Population Genetics: An Interview with Molly Przeworski
> Department of Systems Biology Opens New Biotechnology Research Hub
> Columbia Launches Undergraduate Synthetic Biology Team
> New Graduate Course Focuses on Foundations of Deep Sequencing
> Promising New Targets for Treating HER2-Positive Breast Cancer
> New Algorithm Accurately Predicts Drug Mechanism of Action
> Method for Analysing Single-Cell Data Identifies AML Stem Cells
Mechanism of Kidney Transplant Tolerance Discovered
> Columbia Investigators Awarded New NCI Physical Sciences in Oncology Center
> Connections Found between Mendelian Diseases and Cancer
> The Exposome: Connecting Environmental Factors to Human Disease
> Columbia Researchers Will Use Master Regulators to Reclassify Cancer Subtypes
> Distinguishing Patterns of Tumor Evolution in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
> Machine Learning Method Expands the Landscape of Breast Cancer Driver Genes
> Algorithm Identifies Genetic Driver of Mesenchymal Glioblastoma
> Improving Single-Cell RNA-Seq at the Columbia Genome Center
> New Directions in Genome Engineering: An Interview with Harris Wang
> Researchers Create Comprehensive Map of Human B Cell Development
> Highlights & Celebrations from the 6th Annual RECOMB/ISCB Conference on Regulatory and Systems Genomics, with DREAM Challenges
> Systems Biology Throws You Out of the Box: An Interview with Saeed Tavazoie
Imaging Synapses Using Fluorescent Small Molecule Probes
A Topological Approach to Modeling Evolution
Uniting Structural and Systems Biology: An Interview with Barry Honig

New York Academy of Sciences

A Dangerous Divide: The Two Cultures in the Twenty-First Century
Water and Health: Global Issues and Our Shared Responsibilities
Green Building Solutions: What’s Working?
Origins of Time’s Arrow

Editorial Work

Cancer overviews at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

 (Full disclosure: These documents are always evolving to reflect new advances in research and treatment and so may have changed since I published them.)

Prostate Cancer (with Helen Garey and Celia Gittelson)
Colorectal Cancer (with James Stallard)
Lung Cancer
Spine Tumors (with Helen Garey)
Benign Blood Disorders (with Helen Garey)

New York Academy of Sciences eBriefings

A small selection of the nearly 300 eBriefings that were published during my time as editor of the NYAS website.

From Mirror Neurons to the Mona Lisa: Visual Art and the Brain (author: Catherine Zandonella)
Creating Climate-Resilient Cities: Progress in NYC and Beyond (author: Christine Van Lenten)
Songs of Experience: Music and the Brain (author: Kathleen McGowan)
Translational Cancer Research: Bench, Bedside, and Community (author: Megan Stephan)

Video Interviews at the New York Academy of Sciences

> The Dendritic Cell: An Interview with Ralph Steinman
> Letting the Data Speak: An Interview with Tony Jebara
> The Challenge of Climate Change: An Interview with Michael Oppenheimer
> From the Genetic Code to Telomerase: An Interview with Thomas Cech
> Chromosome Ends and Rogue Cells: An Interview with Elizabeth Blackburn