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Dr Raymond Bair

Member since: 10/07/2015 - 17:07
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Molecular Science
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Argonne National Lab and University of Chicago
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United States

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Dr. Raymond Bair is the Chief Computational Scientist for Applications in the Computing, Environment and Life Sciences Directorate at Argonne National Laboratory and a Senior Fellow with the University of Chicago-Argonne Computation Institute. Bair works with computational science and engineering efforts across Argonne and with their university and industry partners. He is the Data Lead in the Midwest Integrated Center for Computational Materials (MICCoM). In the past, as project director for the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility, he planned Argonne's first national supercomputing facility. Earlier at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, he was instrumental in establishing the Molecular Science Computing Facility. He also helped build BioDesign, Inc. (ISV), which went on to become Biovia in Dassault Systems. Bair earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry at Caltech, with a focus on high performance quantum chemistry methods and their applications.

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