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John M. Patchett

John Patchett

Phone (505) 665-1110


Data science at scale; large-scale visualization and analysis; data-parallelism;in-situ visualization and analysis


University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

M.S. in Computer Science, 2011

B.A. in Anthropology, 1995 


LANL Positions

Staff Scientist in Applied Computer Science (CCS-7)



[Ahrens, J. * Li-Ta Lo * Nouanesengsy, B. * Patchett, J. * McPherson, A.], "Petascale visualization: approaches and initial results", 2008 Ultrascale Visualization Workshop (UltraVis 2008), 2008.

[Ahrens, J.P. * Woodring, J. * DeMarle, D.E. * Patchett, J. * Maltrud, M.], "Interactive remote large-scale data visualization via prioritized multi-resolution streaming", Proceedings of the 2009 Workshop on Ultrascale Visualization, UltraVis 09, p.1-10, 2009.

[Williams, S * Petersen, M * Hecht, M * Maltrud, M * Patchett, J * Ahrens, J * Hamann, B], "Interface Exchange as an Indicator for Eddy Heat Transport", COMPUTER GRAPHICS FORUM, Vol.31, iss.3, pt.3, p.1125-1134, JUN 2012.

[Brownlee, C. * Patchett, J. * Lo, L.-T. * DeMarle, D. * Mitchell, C. * Ahrens, J. * Hansen, C.D.], "A study of ray tracing large-scale scientific data in parallel visualization applications", Eurographics Workshop on Parallel Graphics and Visualization, p.51-60, 2012.

[Bent, J. * Faibish, S. * Ahrens, J. * Grider, G. * Patchett, J. * Tzelnic, P. * Woodring, J.], "Jitter-free co-processing on a prototype exascale storage stack", 2012 IEEE 28th Symposium on Mass Storage Systems and Technologies, 2012.

[Williams, Dean N. * Bremer, Timo * Doutriaux, Charles * Patchett, John * Williams, Sean * Shipman, Galen * Miller, Ross * Pugmire, David R. * Smith, Brian * Steed, Chad * Bethel, E. Wes * Childs, Hank * Krishnan, Harinarayan * Prabhat * Wehner, Michael * Silva, Claudio T. * Santos, Emanuele * Hoop, David * Ellqvist, Tommy * Poco, Jorge * Geveci, Berk * Chaudhary, Aashish * Bauer, Andy * Pletzer, Alexander * Kindig, Dave * Potter, Gerald L. * Maxwell, Thomas P.], "Ultrascale Visualization of Climate Data", COMPUTER, Vol.46, iss.9, p.68-76, SEP 2013.

[Nouanesengsy, Boonthanome * Patchett, John * Ahrens, James * Bauer, Andrew * Chaudhary, Aashish * Miller, Ross * Geveci, Berk * Shipman, Galen M. * Williams, Dean N.], "A model for optimizing file access patterns using spatio-temporal parallelism", Proc. of UltraVis 2013: 8th Int. Workshop on Ultrascale Visualization - Held in Conjunction with SC 2013: The Int. Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, p.4, 2013.