Jason Modisette
jpmodisette:AT:gmail:DOT:com

Technical skills

  • experience with various optimization algorithms: simulated annealing, linear programming, dynamic programming
  • experience with other numerical algorithms: various PDE and ODE solution techniques, including wavelet-basis PDE solution
  • experience with computational fluid dynamics applied to petroleum and natural gas pipeline networks
  • Computer skills

  • Languages: C, 13 years; C++, 6 years; FORTRAN, 8 years; Java, 7 years
  • Operating systems: UNIX, 13 years (mostly Linux, AIX, SunOS, and Solaris), including 3 years system administration, Various Windows versions
  • Software packages: Mathematica, Matlab (w/ Simulink)
  • Employment history

  • Oct 2004 - Present:  Chief Scientist of ATMOS International, Limited
  • Jan 2002 - Sept 2004:  Technical Director of Energy Solutions International, Inc.
  • Jan 1998 - Dec 2001:  Project Manager/Product Manager/Developer at Energy Solutions International, Inc.
  • Oct 1997 - Dec 1997:  Physicist at Modisette Associates, Inc.
  • Oct 1992 - Oct 1997:  Research Assistant at Rice University
  • Other projects

  • designed and implemented a prototype for a system to optimize pipeline batch schedules using simulated annealing (C)
  • wrote a fractal terrain generator with an OpenGL rendering interface
  • wrote a java applet block-diagram simulator
  • Education

  • B.S. in Physics w/ Honors from California Institute of Technology, 1992
  • M.S. in Physics from Rice University, 1995
  • Ph.D. in Physics from Rice University, 1997
  • Awards and Fellowships

  • Best Paper Aware, PSIG 2004
  • Best Paper Award, PSIG 2001
  • Schlumberger Fellowship, 1994
  • Robert B. Chuoke Award, June 1994
  • Robert B. Chuoke Award, June 1993
  • Caltech Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Summer 1991
  • List of publications

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