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College of Humanities & Sciences

department of

Computer Science

Jesse Johnson

Professor
417 Social Science 406-243-2356
jesse.johnson@mso.umt.edu
Office Hours:

TTH 10:00-12:00 AM, Social Science 417

Hobbies

I like to try and bike, run, ski, hunt, travel to new places, listen to music, camp, cook, and read fiction.


Current Position

Professor


Courses

Fall 2013 Teaching:

CSCI 444, Data Visualization: Visualization fundamentals and applications using special visualization software; formulation of 3-D empirical models; translation of 3-D models into graphical displays; time sequences and pseudo-animation; interactive versus presentation techniques; special techniques for video, CD and other media.

CSCI 250, Computer Modeling for Science Majors: An introduction to computer modeling in the sciences using spreadsheets and a programming language. Integrates principles of math, computer science and science.


Teaching Experience

I have taught:

  • C++
  • A First Couse in FInite Elements
  • Data Structures
  • Computer Modeling for Science Majors
  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Computer Architectures
  • Computer Graphics
  • Data Visualization
  • Programming Languages
  • Computer Simulation and Modeling
  • Statistical, Dynamical, and Computational Models
  • Mathematics and physics at the high school level


International Experience

United States Peace Corps volunteer 1994-1996 in Malawi, Central Africa.

University of Montana faculty exchange program in Cape Town, South Africa, 2010 - 2011. I was at Univeristy of Cape Town, and kept a blog.


Publications

Y. Korolev, A. Yagola, D.J. Brinkerhoff, J.V. Johnson (2013) œMethods of error estimation in inverse problems on compact sets in banach lattices theory and applications in ice sheet modeling Inverse Problems, Design and Optimization Symposium, Albi, France, June 26-28 (proceedings volume forthcoming)

Data assimilation and prognostic whole ice sheet modelling with the variationally derived, higher order, open source, and fully parallel ice sheet model VarGlaS (25 Jul 2013) D. J. Brinkerhoff and J.V. Johnson The Cryosphere, 7, 1161-1184, 2013

Bindschadler, R. A., S. Nowicki, A. Abe-Ouchi, A. Aschwanden, H. Choi, J. Fastook, G. Granzow, R. Greve, G. Gutowski, U. Herzfeld, C. Jackson, J.V. Johnson, C. Kroulev, A. Levermann, W. Lipsomb, M. Martin, M. Morlighem, B. Parizek, D. Pollard, S. Price, D. Ren, F. Saito, T Sato, H. Seddik, H. Seroussi, K. Takahashi, R. Walker and W. Wang, (2013) œIce-sheet model sensitivities to environmental forcing and their use in projecting future sea-level (the SeaRISE project). Journal of Glaciology Vol. 59, No.214, doi:10.3189/2013JoG12J125

Nowicki, S., R. Bindschadler, A. Abe-Ouchi, A. Aschwanden, E. Bueler, H. Choi, J. Fastook, G. Granzow, R. Greve, G. Gutowski, U. Herzfeld, C. Jackson, J.V. Johnson, C. Kroulev, E. Larour, A. Levermann, W. Lipsomb, M. Martin, M. Morlighem, B. Parizek, D. Pollard, S. Price, E. Rignot, D. Ren, F. Saito, T Sato, H. Seddik, H. Seroussi, K. Takahashi, R. Walker and W. Wang (2013) œInsights into spatial sensitivities of ice mass response to environmental change from the SeaRISE ice sheet modeling project I. Antarctica Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface doi: 10.1002/jgrf.20081.

Nowicki, S., R. Bindschadler, A. Abe-Ouchi, A. Aschwanden, E. Bueler, H. Choi, J. Fastook, G. Granzow, R. Greve, G. Gutowski, U. Herzfeld, C. Jackson, J.V. Johnson, C. Kroulev, E. Larour, A. Levermann, W. Lipsomb, M. Martin, M. Morlighem, B. Parizek, D. Pollard, S. Price, E. Rignot, D. Ren, F. Saito, T Sato, H. Seddik, H. Seroussi, K. Takahashi, R. Walker and W. Wang. (2013) œInsights into spatial sensitivities of ice mass response to environmental change from the SeaRISE ice sheet modeling project II. Greenland. Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface doi: 10.1002/jgrf.20076

O.P. Layeni and J.V. Johnson (2012), Some explicit solutions for a class of one-phase Stefan problems AIP Conf. Proc. 1479, 2379, DOI:10.1063/1.4756673

O.P. Layeni, J.V. Johnson, (2012) œHybrids of the heat balance integral method, Applied Mathematics and Computation, Volume 218, Issue 14, Pages 7431-7444, ISSN 0096-3003, 10.1016/j.amc.2012.01.001. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0096300312000069)

S.P. Carter, H.A. Fricker, D.D. Blankenship, J.V. Johnson, W. Lipscomb, S.F. Price, D.A. Young, (2011) œModeling five years of subglacial lake activity in the MacAyeal Ice Stream catchment through assimilation of ICESat laser altimety Journal of Glaciology, vol. 57 (206) pp. 1098-1112

D.J. Brinkerhoff, T.W. Meierbachtol, J.V. Johnson, J.T. Harper, (2011) œSensitivity of the frozen-melted basal boundary to perturbations of basal traction and geothermal heat flux: Isunnguata Sermia, western Greenland, Annals of Glaciology, 52(59) pp. 42-50

R. Calov, R. Greve, A. Abe-Ouchi, E. Bueler, P. Huybrechts, J.V. Johnson, F. Pattyn, D. Pollard, C. Ritz, F. Saito, L. Tarasov (2010) Results from the Ice-Sheet Model Intercomparison Project Heinrich Event INtercOmparison (ISMIP HEINO). Journal of Glaciology vol. 56 (197) pp. 371-383


Research Interests

Numerical modeling of ice sheet dynamics.


University of Montana

Department of Computer Science

University of Montana | Social Sciences Bldg. Room 401 | Missoula, MT 59812

Department Chair: Yolanda Reimer | (406) 243-4618 | yolanda.reimer@umontana.edu

Office Contact: Robyn Berg | (406) 243-2883 | robyn.berg@mso.umt.edu