My Details

‌‌Dean ThomasDean Thomas
Postgraduate Student

Computer Science




About Me

PhD work

Visualization of Lattice Quantum Chromodynamics (LQCD) data with varying chemical potential

My PhD project is a visualization of data from the Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD) field of physics. My supervisors are Dr. Rita Borgo and Prof. Simon Hands.

Areas of Expertise

  • Volume Visualization
  • Isosurface Extraction
  • Computational Geometry and Topology
  • OpenGL
  • Quantum Chromodynamics
  • SU(2) Lattice Gauge Theory
  • Linear algebra and Graph Theory
  • 3D / 4D computational geometry
  • OpenCL / Parallel programming
  • C++11
  • Generic programming, template metaprogramming
  • Static / Dynamic Polymorphism in C++
  • Design Patterns (in C++ and managed languages)
  • Functional programming concepts
  • Lindenmayer systems and Cellular Automata
  • Fractals
  • Linguistic analysis of twitter data
  • x86 assembly language
  • Arbitrary precision arithmetic


For more information see my Google Scholar

  • Thomas, DP; Borgo, R; Hands, S; Visualization of Lattice Quantum Chromodynamics (LQCD) data with varying chemical potentialEurovis 2014 Conference, Eurographics, 2014. [BibTeX] [PDF] [Poster]