Data, Statistics and Stochastic Methods, High Performance Computing, Multiphysics, Numerical Analysis and Methodologies, Visualization
Darren De Zeeuw
Associate Research Scientist, Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering
Center for Space Environment Modeling
Darren De Zeeuw is an Associate Research Scientist with the Center for Space Environment Modeling in the Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering. De Zeeuw’s work focuses on MHD modeling of space physics plasmas, such as planetary magnetospheres, solar eruptions, comet environments, and the Earth’s upper atmosphere. He uses massively parallel models that run on thousands of cores using adaptive grids and state of the art numerical methods. He specializes in graphics and visualizations to interpret and communicate the findings of the simulations. De Zeeuw also works on web tools to enable further visualization and analysis of a wide variety of model outputs.
Image of a numerical simulation of Saturn’s magnetosphere and the Cassini spacecraft trajectory which shows a comparison of boundary crossings observed and modeled.