David Appelhans graduated Suma Cum Laude with a B.S. and a M.S. in Physics from the Colorado School of Mines. He also received a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he was awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship.
He is a published expert in GPU programming, mathematical algorithms, and high performance computing applications. His interests include highly parallel and concurrent algorithms, iterative numerical methods, and large memory simulations.