James H. Kaufman  James H. Kaufman photo         

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Chief Scientist, Science to Solutions Almaden
Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA, USA


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Professional Associations:  ACM  |  American Physical Society

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James H. Kaufman is a research in the Science to Solutions Department at the IBM Almaden Research Center in San Jose, Calif. He is currently serving as Chief Scientist and leading research in for the "Sequence the Food Supply Chain" consortium, a new project exploring metagenomics for food safety. 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.