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Leonard Slatest

Senior Technology Engineer


  • M.S. Physics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY
  • B.S. Physics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY

Areas of Interest

  • High Performance Computing
  • Compilers
  • Multidisciplinary Applications

Professional Affiliations

  • Sigma Pi Sigma Physics Honor Society (American Institute of Physics)


  • Blue Gene/L, P, and Q: Compilers, Applications, Batch System
  • MD Simulations of the Activation of the Adenovirus Proteinase
  • MYSQL/PHP Storage of Mouse Brain MRI Image Data
  • Nuclear Reactor Modeling for Safety Analysis
  • Remote Sensing of Rare Earth Minerals by Orbiting Satellite
  • Vectorization and later Parallelization of Global Chemistry Model
  • Oceanographic Modeling
  • Development of Finite Element Parabolic Partial Differential Equations Solver
  • Modeling Van der Waals Forces in Aerosols
  • Impact of Greenhouse Effect on Alpine Meadows
  • Electron Scattering (Quantum Electrodynamics)
  • Carbon Monoxide Line Emission from Molecular Clouds (Radio Astronomy)

Selected Publications (since 1986)

Ma,Y., Hof,R., Grant, S., Blackband, J., Bennett, R., Slatest, L., McGuigan, M., and Benveniste, H., A three-dimensional digital atlas database of the adult C57BL/6J mouse brain by magnetic resonance microscopy, Neuroscience 135 (2005) 1203–1215

Hopkins, T.S. and L.A. Slatest. 1986. The Vertical Eddy Viscosity in the Presence of Baroclinic Flow in Coastal Waters. Journal of Geophysical Research., Vol. 91, C12: 14269-14280

Spergel, M.S., Reedy, R.C., Lazareth, O.W. and Levy, P.W., and Slatest, L.A. , Cosmogenic Neutron-Capture-Produced Nuclides in Stony Meteorites, Journal of Geophysical Research 90, D483-494, 1986