David Ham is a computational mathematician who leads the development Firedrake automated finite element system. His research focuses on the design and development of code generation systems for simulation science based on composable mathematical abstractions. He was one of the winners of the 2015 Wilkinson Prize for Numerical Software for the dolfin-adjoint automated adjoint simulation system. He serves as an executive editor of the EGU journal Geoscientific Model Development and is a member of the scientific steering committee of the US Cyberinfrastructure for Geodynamics. He currently also serves as acting co-director of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Centre for Doctoral Training in Mathematics of Planet Earth.
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