Author Archives: David R Glowacki

About David R Glowacki

Based in San Francisco and Bristol, I am a theoretical research scientist with far ranging interest that span optics, computers, digital technology, classical and quantum mechanics, biophysics, chemistry, religion, and cultural theory

dS installations: Bristol, Germany, and London

The past few months have seen a range of exciting danceroom Spectroscopy & Hidden Fields activities. For example, during 24 – 26th October 2013, we partnered with the Watershed Media Centre in Bristol to carry out the first ever dSFest, … Continue reading

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Royal Society Research Fellowship

Extremely exciting news! I’ve been awarded a Royal Society University Research Fellowship!! The Royal Society is the British national academy of science, and allegedly the oldest scientific academy in the world. It was established in 1660 with a charter from … Continue reading

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Kloster Seeon: Transatlantic Frontiers in Chemistry 2013

It’s all been hectic (more on why later!) so my posts have been delayed. But I wanted to mention a fantastic conference that I attended in August, held at the Kloster Seeon monastery in the foothills of the Bavarian Alps. … Continue reading

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Telluride Meeting

Between 29 Jul and 1 August 2013, I attended a meeting in the beautiful town of Telluride, Colorado, which is nestled in the Rocky Mountains at an elevation of 8,750 ft (2667 m). The meeting was held at the “Telluride … Continue reading

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Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

During the first week of July, I had the privilege to attend the 63rd Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting in the historic town of Lindau, Germany. This annual event is attended by 30-40 Nobel Laureates who deliver seminars over four days … Continue reading

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2d and 3d Fourier transforms

Recently, I’ve been playing with multidimensional Fourier transforms, which is something that I’ve meant to do for awhile but finally got around to during a mini-hackathon I participated in with Fred Manby and his group members. The left hand panel … Continue reading

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Listening to Energy Flow

Some interesting listening: right click to download/left click to stream It’s a recording of the sound sculptures generated at our recent danceroom Spectroscopy installation at the Barbican. It’s a gentle, ambient sound that ebbs, flows, and washes over you. I’ve been … Continue reading

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2012 Many-Core Developer’s Conference

On 5 December, I attended the UK Many Core Developer’s Conference (UKMAC 2012), a supercomputing conference organized by Simon McIntosh-Smith. I gave a presentation & demo of danceroom Spectroscopy, with emphasis on the algorithms and heterogeneous parallelization strategies we’ve implemented … Continue reading

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London Art Premier!

So here’s a funny thing for a scientist to announce… My premier on the London arts scene! It takes place over the 3rd-4th November at the Barbican Arts Centre! The interactive quantum dynamics project that I dreamed up almost two … Continue reading

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Non-equilibrium quantum states in atmospheric chemistry

Today’s issue of Science magazine includes a report I wrote with an international team based across Leeds, Cambridge, and Chicago. Earth’s atmosphere is a huge chemical reactor where sunlight (rather than heat) starts off chemical chain reactions that ultimately control … Continue reading

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