2014 ALCC Projects

Biology

Molecular Simulation in Bioenergy
Jeremy Smith, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
59,000,000 hours

Energy coupling in membrane protein function: Mechanisms of Na+-coupled transporters and effects of their environment
Harel Weinstein, Cornell University
10,000,000 hours

Computational Analysis of Complex Proteogenomics Data for Characterization of Terrestrial Carbon Turnover by Soil Microbial Communities
Chongle Pan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
25,000,000 hours

Earth Science

Multi-scale Water Cycle Processes in Climate Change: Sensitivity to Modeling Frameworks
Ruby Leung, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
18,000,000 hours

Delivering the Department of Energy’s next-generation high-resolution Earth system model
Peter Thornton, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
30,000,000 hours

Chombo-Crunch: Modeling Pore Scale Reactive Transport Processes Associated with Carbon Sequestration
David Trebotich, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
50,000,000 hours

Computer Science

Hobbes: Operating System and Runtime Research for Extreme Scale
Ron Brightwell, Sandia National Laboratory
30,000,000 hours

Fusion Energy

Gyrokinetic Simulation of Energetic Particle Turbulence and Transport
Zhihong Lin, University of California, Irvine
50,000,000 hours

Understanding Helium Plasma Mediated Tungsten Surface Response to better predict Fusion Plasma Facing Component Performance in ITER
Brian Wirth, University of Tennessee
30,000,000 hours

Engineering

Multi-hole injector optimization for spark-ignited direct-injection gasoline engines
Tang-Wei Kuo, GM
15,000,000 hours

High Fidelity Simulations of Combustion Approaches with Increased Efficiency and Reduced Emissions
Peter Cocks, United Technologies Research Center
20,000,000 hours

Simulating cyclic variability in dilute internal combustion engine operation
Charles Finney, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
17,500,000 hours

Development of High-Fidelity Multiphase Combustion Models for Large Eddy Simulation of Advanced Engine Systems
Joseph Oefelein, Sandia National Laboratory
75,000,000 hours

Supersonic Shockwave Compression & Engine Technology: Time-Varying Phenomena & Geometric Optimization
Ravi Srinivasan, Ramgen Power Systems, LLC.
41,000,000 hours

Large Scale Turbulent Clean Coal Combustion
Martin Berzins, University of Utah
30,000,000 hours

Simulating Multiphase Heat Transfer in a Novel Receiver for Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Plants
Christina Hrenya, University of Colorado
15,000,000 hours

Physics

Calculation of Neutron Scattering Cross Section of Plutonium and its Compounds
Gabriel Kotliar, Rutgers University
90,000,000 hours

Quark and Glue Structure of the Nucleon with Lattice QCD
Keh-Fei Liu, University of Kentucky
68,800,000 hours

Laser-driven relativistic electron beam filamentation in solids
Andreas Kemp, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
30,000,000 hours

The Spectrum and Properties of Exotic Mesons in Quantum Chromodynamics
Robert Edwards, Jefferson Science Associates, LLC
250,000,000 hours

Quantum Computational Science
Itay Hen, University of Southern California
45,000,000 hours

Hypernuclei and Charmed Nuclei
Martin Savage, University of Washington
65,100,000 hours

Nuclear Energy

Delivering Advanced Modeling & Simulation for Nuclear Energy Applications
John Turner, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
80,000,000 hours

Advanced Simulation of HFIR for LEU Conversion
Gregory Davidson, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
50,000,000 hours

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