Frank Suits  Frank Suits photo         

contact information

Predictive Resource Optimization
Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA


more information

More information:  Computational Biology Center


Present Position

  • Research Staff Member and Team Lead, Predictive Resource Optimization
  • Renewable Energy, Mass Spectrometry Analysis, Biomarker Discovery, Optical Physics


  • Ph.D. Optical Sciences, Optical Sciences Center, University of Arizona, 1988
  • M. Sc. Physics, University of Arizona, (DuNuoy fellow) 1985
  • B. A. Math and Physics, with distinction in each, Carleton College 1983

Work Experience

  • 2015 - present: International Assignment at IBM Research - Australia in Melbourne
  • 2015 - present: Renewable Energy and Weather
  • 2016 - Honorary Faculty, Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne
  • 2016 - Melbourne Business School, Data Visualization instructor
  • 2011 to 2014: International Assignment at IBM Dublin Research Lab
  • 1988 to present: IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
  • 2008: Adjunct Associate Professor, Columbia University, Department of Electrical Engineering
  • 2005 to present: Liquid-Chromatography/Mass-Spectrometry analysis for discovery of proteomic biomarkers
  • 2000 to 2005: Analysis of large scale biomolecular simulations on the Blue Gene supercomputer with Blue Matter
  • 1997 to 1999: Computational geometry for 3D CAD and network graphics
  • 1993 to 1996: Scientific visualization with Data Explorer on SMP/Distributed/PC architectures
  • 1988 to 1992: Magneto-optic studies of thin films related to storage materials and inductive heads
  • 1983: Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Optical properties of a simulated atmosphere of Saturn moon, Titan