Paul Rulis, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physics
CPG Group Leader
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Department of Physics and Astronomy
BiographyProf. Rulis joined the UMKC faculty of the Department of Physics and Astronomy in 2011. He leads the Computational Physics Group and is Co-leader of the Electronic Structure Group with Curators’ Prof. Wai-Yim Ching. His research interests center around the theme of computational condensed matter physics and materials science. Prof. Rulis splits his time approximately evenly between the development of computational methods and the application of them to outstanding or novel materials problems. Details about this work and can be found at the following web sites (1, 2). Prof. Rulis is a member of the Campus Champions organization for helping people at UMKC to learn about, gain access to, and use the computer systems of the XSEDE project.
Academic CredentialsUniversity of Missouri – Kansas City: Condensed Matter Physics (Ph.D. 2005)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University: Computer Science (B.Sc. 1998)
Teaching AreasPhysics for Scientists and Engineers
Applied Scientific Computing