Current Contributors

Dr. Colin Ophus is currently a research scientist at the National Center for Electron Microscopy (NCEM) at Lawrence Berkeley National Labs in Berkeley, California. He can be contacted via email at You can find out more about his research on Google Scholar.

Dr. Hamish Brown is currently working as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the National Center for Electron Microscopy at Lawrence Berkeley. Dr. Brown completed his Ph.D. in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics at the University of Melbourne under the advisement of Prof. Les Allen, and a previous Postdoctoral appointment at the Monash University, Melbourne with Dr. Scott Findlay. His research interests include image simulation and retrieval of structural information in electron microscopy.

Past Contributors

Luis Rangel DaCosta is a student in the Department of Materials Science and in the School of Music, Theatre and Dance at the University of Michigan. Luis worked as a Summer Undergraduate Laboratory Intern (SULI) at the Molecular Foundry, Berkeley Lab. He can be contacted via email at

AJ Pryor, Ph.D., is a Principal Data Scientist at American Tire Distributors (ATD), where he is a member of the Advanced Analytics Center of Excellence, and was the original principal architect of Prismatic. His Ph.D. Research was in the Coherent Imaging Group at UCLA and focused on developing, implementing, and accelerating 2D image simulation and 3D reconstruction algorithms. AJ is a data scientist and HPC software engineer, and he maintains a blog about these and other topics. You can find some of his other software projects on Github, and he can be contacted via email at