Peter G. Lane

3120 Emerson St.
Franklin Park IL 60131
Home: (847) 671-0380

Bachelor of Science, December 1998
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
Major: Computer Science

Additional Undergraduate Courses (University of New Mexico):
General Chemistry

Additional Undergraduate Courses (University of Chicago):
General Physics Modern Physics Classical Mechanics
Quantum Mechanics Statistical Physics Electrodynamics

Additional Graduate Courses (Illinois Institute of Technology):
Quantum Theory Analytical Dynamics Mathematical Methods of Physicists
Electrodynamics Statistical Mechanics Quantum Field Theory
Particle Physics

Additional Graduate Courses (US Particle Accelerator School):
Accelerator Physics


Research Assistant, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, June 2011-Present. Developing a method to identify and localize RF cavity breakdown sparks using acoustic transducers in the MuCool Test Area at Fermilab. Writing global reconstruction code for the Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment.

Teaching Assistant, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, August 2010-May 2011. Ran laboratory and recitation sessions and graded homework for undergraduate Electricty & Magnetism course. Assited and graded homework for Electronics course.

Research Assistant, Woowon Kang, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, June 2009-September 2009. Developed data analysis code in Igor. Performed AFM scans on experiment samples.

Software Developer, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, October 1999-January 2007. Performed Grid application development in Java, Perl C/C++, and XML. Exercised lead developer role for GRAM technology.

Scientific Programmer T.A., Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, January 1999-September 1999. Performed scientific distributed application computing in C++ and Java.

Undergraduate Researcher, Northern Illinois University High Performance Computing Lab., DeKalb, IL, August 1997-December 1998. Participated in the creation of distributed computing software libraries in Java. Updated example programs to utilize a more recent version of the distributed computing software library Nexus.

Intranet Development Intern, Tellabs, Lisle, IL, Summer 1998. Designed and began implementation of a Java applet-based intranet tool to manipulate product review information.

Web Development Intern, Tellabs, Lisle, IL, Summer 1997. Designed and implemented a web based system for accessing documentation over the local intranet.


Java Linux
Perl XML
Globus Toolkit Web Services
Grid Computing SQL/Databases


Amateur Extra class Amateur Radio license


Recipient Amoco Scholarship Award.
Participant Northern Illinois University Honors Program.
Member Phi Theta Kappa, two year college honor society.


RF Cavity Spark Localization using Acoustic Measurement, P. Snopok, A.D. Bross, P.G. Lane, Y. Torun, in Proceedings of The 4th International Particle Accelerator Conference, Shanghai, 2013, WEPFI074 (proceedings not yet published).

TeraGrid's GRAM Auditing & Accounting, & Its Integration with the LEAD Science Gateway. S. Martin, P. Lane, I. Foster, and M. Christie. TeraGrid Conference, 2007.

Grids for Experimental Science: The Virtual Control Room, K. Keahey, M. E. Papka, Q. Peng, D. Schissel, G. Abla, T. Araki, J. Burruss, E. Feibush, P. Lane, S. Klasky, T. Leggett, D. McCune, L. Randerson, in proceedings of the Challenges of Large Applications in Distributed Environments (CLADE), Honolulu, HI, June 07, 2004.

Agreement-Based Interactions for Experimental Science, K. Keahey, T. Araki, and P. Lane. In Proceedings of Europar, August, 2004.

A High-Throughput X-ray Microtomography System at the Advanced Photon Source. Y. Wang, F. De Carlo, D. Mancini, I. McNulty, B. Tieman, J. Bresnahan, I. Foster, J. Insley, P. Lane, G. von Laszewski, C. Kesselman, M.-H. Su, M. Thiebaux. Review of Scientific Instruments, 72(4):2062–2068, April 200

Designing Grid-based Problem Solving Environments. G. von Laszewski, I. Foster, J. Gawor, P. Lane, N. Rehn, M. Russell. 34th Hawai'i International Conference on System Science, 2001.

A Java Commodity Grid Toolkit. G, von Laszewski, I. Foster, J. Gawor, P. Lane. Concurrency: Practice and Experience, 13, 2001.