Paul Romano, PhD

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Lecturer, Masters Program in Computer Science

  • Computational Scientist at Argonne National Laboratory

CONTACT INFORMATION
Email: romano@cs.uchicago.edu

BIOGRAPHY
Paul Romano is a computational scientist at Argonne National Laboratory who primarily works on high-performance computing and software development for nuclear energy applications. He is the original author and lead developer of OpenMC, an open source code for simulating particle transport via the Monte Carlo method. Prior to joining Argonne in 2015, Paul spent two years working at Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory where he developed software used in the design of nuclear reactors for submarines and aircraft carriers.

Dr. Romano currently teaches MPCS 51042 Python Programming.

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Nuclear Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2013)
  • M.S., Nuclear Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2009)
  • B.S., Nuclear Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2007)
  • B.S., Mathematics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2007)