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James H. Kaufman is chief scientist for the Science to Solutions Department at the IBM Almaden Research Center in San Jose, Calif. He is currently leading the creation of a new relational database genotype to phenotype for bacterial life. On top of OMXWare one can build applications we call OMXWare. He is also Eclipse project co-lead for the SpatioTemporal Modeler (http://www.eclipse.org/stem). He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, a Distinguished Scientist of the Association for Computing Machinery, and an IBM Distinguished Research Staff Member. During his career with IBM Research, Dr. Kaufman has made contributions to such diverse fields as simulation science, magnetic device technology, pattern formation, conducting polymers, diamond-like carbon, superconductivity, experimental studies of the Moon Illusion, distributed computing, privacy protection, and grid middleware. Dr. Kaufman received his B.A. in Physics from Cornell University and his Ph.D. in Physics from University of California-Santa Barbara.