Dr. Kusnezov received A.B. degrees in Physics and in Pure Mathematics with highest honors from UC Berkeley. Following a year at the Institut fur Kernphysik, KFA-Julich, in Germany, he attended Princeton University earning his MS in Physics and Ph.D. in theoretical physics. At Michigan State University, he conducted postdoctoral research and then became an Instructor. He joined the faculty of Yale University as an assistant professor in theoretical physics, becoming an associate professor and has served as a visiting professor at numerous universities around the world. Dr. Kusnezov has published over 100 articles and edited 2 books. After more than a decade at Yale, he left academia to pursue federal service at the National Nuclear Security Administration and is a member of the Senior Executive Service. He has served in multiple positions within the NNSA, was nominated by the President to serve in the National Nuclear Security Administration, and he currently serves as Chief Scientist.
Focus Session
AI/Machine Learning/Deep Learning
Big Data Analytics
Exascale Systems
Personalized Medicine
Post Moore’s Law Computing