Nathan Jenkins

Nathan Jenkins

Full Stack Engineer

Personal Profile

Comfortable architecting and building full-stack web applications. Interested in computer vision, augmented reality, and machine learning.

Computer Skills

  • Ruby
  • Ruby on Rails
  • NodeJS
  • React
  • Redux
  • ES6
  • Webpack
  • InfluxDB
  • Javascript
  • C/C++
  • Mathematica
  • Matlab
  • MongoDB
  • Python
  • Pandas
  • Tensorflow
  • Firebase
  • AWS
  • OpenGL
  • d3.js
  • Docker
  • Tensorflowjs (tfjs)
  • Threejs
  • Babylonjs
  • Typescript

Work Experience

Director of Mobile/Web Engineering at Citymapper

Jan 2022-Current

Co-founder and CTO at Dawn Entertainment

Apr 2019-Jan 2022

Notable Projects
  • Dawn: contactless platform for the entertainment industry
  • Icebreak: Icebreakers for meetups
  • Jenkins Software Consultants

    Feb 2018-present

    Notable Projects
  • Time-series dashboard built with react, pondjs, and influxdb for Fortune 100 company
  • Documentation platform built with react, node, quill, and mongodb for Fortune 100 company
  • Improvement of rails backend and addition of react front-end for AIcrowd
  • Co-founder and CTO at Authorea

    Jan 2012 - Feb 2018

    Notable Features
  • Interactive articles powered by d3.js
  • Reproducible research with docker containers.
  • Real-time wysiwyg editor built on top of git
  • Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Geneva

    Jan 2013 - Jan 2015

    Led early studies on strain measurements of dichalcogenides using scanning tunnelling microscopy. Designed and built strain platform.

    Postdoctoral researcher at New York University

    October 2010 - December 2011

    Dynamic measurements of protein folding using atomic force microscopy. Designed and built software to both measure and analyze data from a custom-built atomic force microscope using a fully programmable gate array.

    Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Geneva

    Jun 2009 - September 2010

    Designed and built a new custom scanning tunnelling microscope and corresponding software.

    Side Projects


    University of Geneva

    PhD, thesis entitled “Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy of Novel Superconductors,” defended on June 24th, 2009

    University of California at Berkeley

    Bachelor of Fine Arts in Physics, 2002


    First Direct Observation of the Van Hove Singularity in the Tunneling Spectra of Cuprates A. Piriou, N. Jenkins, C. Berthod, I. Maggio-Aprile, and Ø. Fischer. Nature Communications 2, 221 (2011)

    Imaging the essential role of spin fluctuations in high-Tc superconductivity N. Jenkins, Y. Fasano, C. Berthod, I. Maggio-Aprile, A. Piriou, E. Giannini, B. W. Hoogenboom, C. Hess, T. Cren, and Ø. Fischer. Physical Review Letters 103, 227001 (2009)

    Microcollimator for micrometer-wide stripe irradiation of cells using 20-30 keV X rays. K. Pataky, G. Villanueva, A. Liani, O. Zgheib, N. Jenkins, D.J. Halazonetis, T.D. Halazonetis, and J. Brugger. Radiation Research 172(2):252-9 (2009)

    Small-angle neutron scattering study of the vortex lattice in superconducting LuNi2B2C J. M. Densmore, P. Das, K. Rovira, T. D. Blasius, L. DeBeer-Schmitt, N. Jenkins, D. McK. Paul, C. D. Dewhurst, S. L. Bud’ko, P. C. Canfield, and M. R. Eskildsen. Physical Review B 79, 174522 (2009)

    Pauli Paramagnetic Effects on Vortices in Superconducting TmNi2B2C L. DeBeer-Schmitt, M. R. Eskildsen, M. Ichioka, K. Machida, N. Jenkins, C. D. Dewhurst, A. B. Abrahamsen, S. L. Bud'ko, and P. C. Canfield. Physical Review Letters 99, 167001 (2007)

    Crystal-edge scanning tunneling spectroscopy on aluminium-doped magnesium diboride C. Dubois, N. Jenkins, A.A. Manuel, Ø. Fischer, N.D. Zhigadli, J. Karpinski. Superconducting Science and Technology 19, 695-698 (2006)

    Vortex Imaging in Magnesium Diboride with H┴c M.R. Eskildsen, N. Jenkins, G. Levy, M. Kugler, Ø. Fischer, J. Jun, S. M. Kazakov, J. Karpinski. Physical Review B 68, 100508 (2003)


    • Bouldering
    • Bad guitar playing
    • Long walks with the best dog of all time