• Alex Josephson
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  • Advanced Computational Geosciences Initiative
  • Space Hazards Induced Near Earth by Large Dynamic Storms
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  • Meet Alex Josephson

    AlexAlex is a staff scientist at LANL on the FIRE team. His expertise lies in modeling micro-combustion chemistry and particulate formation and has worked extensively the last 5 years on fundamental developments to LANL’s fire modeling codes HIGRAD-FIRETEC and QUIC-Fire including the expansion of multiple fuel resolution to both codes, thick fuel combustion modeling, smoke source term modeling, and general code modernization.

    Expertise

    • Particulate Formation
    • Fire Behavior Modeling
    • Combustion Modeling
    • Numerical Methods