Plamen Krastev, PhD

Research Computing Specialist

Plamen earned his Ph.D. in Theoretical Nuclear Physics from the University of Idaho. Then he worked as a postdoctoral associate at Texas A&M University where he researched neutron star properties and gravitational waves. Before joining Research Computing, Plamen spent three years at San Diego State University and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory developing high-performance shell-model computer codes with the SciDAC Universal Nuclear Energy Density Functional project.