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Duncan Napier - IT and Instrumentation Consultant

duncan_napier @ sfu.ca

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Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy University of British Columbia (1997) in Statistical Mechanics/Theoretical Chemistry

    Dissertation in Kinetic Theory of Gases , nonequilibrium chemical kinetics, propagation-dissipation of density fluctuations

  • Master of Science McMaster University (1993) in Computer Science

    Visualization, rendering & animation of scientific and engineering data.

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons.) University of Waterloo (1990)

    Affiliations

    Member The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE) and IEEE Computer Society.

    Technical Publications

    Here is a list of my technical and scientific publications:

    Technical Trade Publications

    1."Build a Home Terabyte Backup System Using Linux " by Duncan Napier, Linux Journal, Issue 141, SCC Publications, Seattle. January 2006.
    2."Why You Should be Concerned About WiFi Security" by Duncan Napier, Data Communications Management, 51-30-72, Auerbach Publications, New York. April 2003.
    3."Securing Virtual Private Networks" by Duncan Napier, Enterprise Operations Management, 46-40-66, Auerbach Publications, New York. Sept 2002.
    4."Introducing FreeS/WAN and IPsec" by Duncan Napier, SysAdmin Magazine, Vol 9, Number 11, pp. 63-69 CMP Publications, San Francisco, 2000.
    5."IPTables Netfilter - Linux Next-Generation Stateful Packet Filter", by Duncan Napier, Vol 10, Number 12, SysAdmin Magazine, pp. 8-16, CMP Publications, San Francisco, 2001.
    6."The SSH Protocol", by Duncan Napier, Enterprise Operations Management, Auerbach Publications/CRC Press LLC, Dec 2001/Jan 2002.
    7."Setting up a VPN Gateway" by Duncan Napier, Linux Journal, Issue 93, pp. 66-66, SCC Publications, Seattle, Jan 2002.
    8."Administering Linux IPSec Virtual Private Networks" by Duncan Napier, SysAdmin Magazine, Vol 11, Number 3, pp. 63-69 CMP Publications, San Francisco, 2000.

    Peer Reviewed - Scientific

    1. "Sound dispersion in single-component systems ", D.G. Napier & B.D. Shizgal, Physica A, 387 (2008), pp. 4099-4118.

    2. "Nonequilibrium Effects in Reactive Systems: The Validity of the Chapman-Enskog Method and the Effect of Reactive Products", B.D. Shizgal and D. Napier, Physica A, 223, pp. 50-86, (1996).

    3. "Nonequilibrium Effects in Model Reactive Systems; The Role of Species Temperatures", D. G. Napier and B. D. Shizgal, Phys. Rev. E, 52(4), pp.3797-3811, (1995).

    4. "Chemical Processing of Modified Lead Titanate", A. Ahmad, K. Besso, S. Chebab, T. Wheat, D. Napier, Journal of Material Science, (25), pp.5298-5302, (1990).

    5. "Small-angle Neutron Scattering and 27Al-NMR Studies on the Microstructure and Composition of Alumina Sol-Gels", L.F. Nazar, D.G. Napier, D. Lapham, J.E. Epperson, Better Ceramics Through Chemistry IV, Materials Research Symp. Proc., MRS Press, V. 121, pp.117-122, (1990).

    6. "Investigation of the Effect of Dimethylformamide Addition on Alumina Sol-Gel Formation by 27Al-NMR and Rheology Measurements", L. F. Nazar, L. C. Klein, D. Napier, Better Ceramics Through Chemistry III, Mat. Res. Symp. Proc., MRS Press , V. 180, pp.133-139, (1988).

    Other

    1."Gas Kinetic Theory of Sound Dispersion in Two-Component Systems", Duncan Napier and B.D. Shizgal, a poster presented at the 25TH symposium of the canadian society for theoretical chemistry, Vancouver, Aug 24-28, 1998.

    2."Anomalous Sound Dispersion in Two-Component Systems", B.D. Shizgal and Duncan Napier, Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, Marseille, France, July 26-31, 1998.

    3. "The Reaction A+A -> B+B: Nonequilibrium Reactive Effects", Duncan Napier and Bernie D. Shizgal, Proceedings of the Nineteenth International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, Oxford Science Publications, Volume 1, pp. 496-502, (1994).

    4. "The Role of Species Temperatures in Nonequilibrium Effects in Mixtures", Duncan Napier and Bernie D. Shizgal, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Far-From-Equilibrium Dynamics of Chemical Systems in Borki, Poland, World Scientific Publication, pp. 263-271, (1993).