Claudio Mendoza Guardia, PhD, is a computational physicist. For more than 40 years he has been involved in high-performance computing related to problems of astrophysical and astrochemical interest, in the design and implementation of scientific databases, and in the mathematical modeling of biochemical reactions. He is an experienced researcher, lecturer, public speaker, student mentor, and editor. He has also organized a large number of scientific, outreach, and cultural events.
Scientific interests: atomic physics; astrophysics; astrochemistry; X-rays; enzyme kinetics; scientific databases; data science; computer programming; and STEM outreach.
Skills: mathematical and numerical modeling; scientific computing; teaching; mentoring; public speaking; academic editing and publishing; English-Spanish translation; consultancy; organizational skills; sequential and parallel programming; and Python scripting.