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Yuefan Deng Y.Deng

Professor, Ph.D., 1989, Columbia University
Molecular Dynamics; Parallel Computing

Yuefan Deng’s research involves developing parallel computing algorithms for a wide range of scientific problems.  In particular, he is a specialist in parallelizing the optimization technique of simulated annealing.  Deng has served as a consultant to IBM in refining the Deep Blue chess program and designing the Blue Gene supercomputers and so Craig Venter, who used ‘shot-gun sequencing’ techniques with parallel computers to complete the Human Genome Initiative several years ahead of schedule.

Office: Physics A-135
Phone: 631-632-8614  



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