Jonathan Owens

Jonathan Owens

Senior R&D Engineer

Dr. Jonathan Owens joined Kitware, Inc. as a Research and Development Engineer in May 2015.

Dr. Owens received his B.S. in computational mathematics at the University of Texas at Austin in 2011, followed by an M.S. in physics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), located in Troy, NY in 2012. In 2014, he completed a Ph.D. in computational condensed matter physics at RPI. His Ph.D. work involved studying the electronic properties of nanoscale materials, typically carbon based, using ab initio (first principles) calculations. He has published 6 papers in peer-review scientific journals, presented work at an American Physical Society meeting, and has won research grants to travel and collaborate with other researchers in Teresina, Brazil and Oxford University.

Prior joining Kitware, Dr. Owens was a Software Engineer at Auto/Mate, a company specializing in automate dealership management software in Albany.