Jack Peterson, PhD

Jack Peterson, PhD

Co-founder & Core Developer

Jack is a physicist, entrepreneur, and software developer. He became fascinated by distributed networks while finishing his Ph.D. at UCSF. He has delved into scientific computing (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7), blockchain programming (1, 2, 3, 4, 5), computer vision, neural networkspeer-to-peer networking, GIS, and web development. He was a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellow, and has published several peer-reviewed articles on complex networks and information theory, including modeling and simulation of protein-protein interaction networks and social networks, automated kinetic model extraction for single-molecule experiments, and the statistical mechanics of "heavy-tailed" distributions. He is currently building Augur's JavaScript API and front-end. In his free time, Jack enjoys swimming, picking blackberries, and travel writing.


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