About me

Jingyi Zhuang

PhD Candidate in Geophysics, Columbia University.

I am a scientist, programmer.

Research Focus

Fe Partitioning in Lower Mantle

Feb 2023 - Present

Fe partitioning among lower mantle phases has non-monotonic behavior owing to the high-spin to a low-spin crossover of iron in ferropericlase (Fp) at pressure-temperature conditions of this region.

Lower Mantle Mineral Studies

Jan 2022 - Present

First part: study the post-perovskite transition in Fe- and Al-bearing bridgmanite. Final target: organize ab initio results and engage in packages and database.

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Spin Crossover in Ferropericlase in the Earth's Lower Mantle

Apr 2021 - Present

Advanced free energy model exploring the HS-LS solid solution for iron spin crossover of Fe2+ in ferropericlase (Fp), impacting the lower mantle.

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pgm: Python package for phonon gas model

Jun 2020 - Apr 2023

A useful tool to compute thermodynamic properties at extreme conditions, i.e., high temperature or pressure, by addressing effects: anharmonicity, electronic thermal excitations. Examples: CaPv, B8-type FeO.

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ε-Fe in the Earth's Core

Jun 2018 - Feb 2021

The likely stable phase of Fe at extreme conditions of terrestrial planetary cores, and its thermodynamic calculations based on various physical models.

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Independent Projects

Minerals Database in Python Django

Always Online

  • Designed and developed end-to-end using Django framework.
  • Backend and frontend development for seamless UX.
  • Deployed on JetStream2 cloud server.

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Scientific Computing Data Pipeline

Lab Use Only

  • Java Spring: Data Pipeline for ab initio results.
  • Archive data to AWS S3.
  • Limited access.

Pseudopotentials Library Web App

Apr 2020 - Aug 2020

Explore our research group’s PAW pseudopotential library, showcasing mineralogy essentials (O, Na, Mg, Al, Si, etc) and rare Earth elements (La-Lu).

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More Frontend Designs

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Including multiple websites and webapps designs, i.e., group website for Wentzcovitch research group, github page for our lab organization, customized website designs.

Community Services

Service to Science Community

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Service and Milestones