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Exploring the power of parallel-processing on Graphics Processing Units. Applying such programming practices toward computational problems in astronomy, including red giant evolution and magnetization of massive stars.
A graduate of Whitman College with a degree in astrophysics cum laude, Brittin Borland moved to Wisconsin to join the Astronomy Department in the Fall of 2010. She hails from the suburbs of Seattle, Washington, where her family still resides.
When not exploring the applications of parallel processing upon modern astrophysical simulations, she enjoys jazz music, snowboarding, and is an avid video game player.