About SciComp

SciComp Inc. was founded in 1994 by Curt Randall and Elaine Kant, and is based Austin, Texas

SciComp Leadership

Elaine Kant

President and Chief Executive Officer

Elaine is a recognized leader in the field of software synthesis. She has written numerous books, chapters, and technical papers on software synthesis, understanding and automating algorithm design, and scientific computing environments. Elaine is the chief architect of the SciNapse system, focusing on how to represent the mathematical knowledge in SciNapse's problem-solving engines.

Elaine holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Doctoral degree in Computer Science from Stanford University. Elaine has been elected a Fellow of the American Association of Artificial Intelligence and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Curt Randall

Executive Vice President

Curt has worked in computational finance, computational physics, and engineering for over 35 years. He has been a researcher, consultant, and project manager in fields as diverse as the pricing of derivative securities, controlled fusion research, and geophysics. In addition to heading up SciComp Consulting, at SciComp, Curt is primarily involved with the development of financial applications and algorithms, and is the company's principal liaison to the risk management and derivatives community. He is co-author, with Domingo Tavella of Octani Associates, of the book Pricing Financial Instruments: The Finite Difference Method, published by John Wiley & Sons.

Curt holds a Master's degree in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Wisconsin and a Doctoral degree in Applied Physics from the University of California.

Mikhail Tushentsov

Chief Technology Officer

Mikhail coordinates all the aspects of the development process of SciFinance, the company's flagship product, and serves as the technical lead of high performance computing. He is also responsible for managing SciComp's technological infrastructure and strategic partnerships with hardware and software vendors.

Mikhail earned a doctorate in theoretical Plasma Physics from the University of Texas at Austin. He also holds a Licentiate of Engineering degree from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.