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Jon Rood

Computational Scientist | 303-275-4381

Dr. Rood is a computational scientist at NREL. He currently works on performance engineering of next-generation applications for both wind energy and combustion energy under the DOE’s Exascale Computing project. Dr. Rood has also previously worked on high performance computing projects for agent-based simulations of ancient societies at Argonne National Lab, instrument analysis applications for NASA while at Tech-X Corporation, bioinformatics applications while at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, and weather and climate applications while at ETH Zürich.

Research Interests

High performance computing

Parallel programming

Computational fluid dynamics


Ph.D., Computational Science, South Dakota State University, 2012

Master of Arts, Computer Science, The University of South Dakota, 2006

Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, Dakota State University, 2001