November Publications


Below is a selection of papers that appeared in November 2019 reporting the results of research using the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC), or acknowledging the use of Harvard’s Odyssey Cluster, Northeastern’s Discovery Cluster, the Boston University Shared Computing Cluster and MIT’s Engaging Cluster all of which are housed at the MGHPCC.

Mengxi Chen, Lin Hu,  Ashwin Ramasubramaniam, and  Dimitrios Maroudas (2019), Effects of pore morphology and pore edge termination on the mechanical behavior of graphene nanomeshes, Journal of Applied Physics, doi: 10.1063/1.5125107

Xueyan Feng, Christopher J. Burke, Mujin Zhuo, Hua Guo, Kaiqi Yang, Abhiram Reddy, Ishan Prasad, Rong-Ming Ho, Apostolos Avgeropoulos, Gregory M. Grason and Edwin L. Thomas (2019), Seeing mesoatomic distortions in soft-matter crystals of a double-gyroid block copolymer, Nature, doi: 10.1038/s41586-019-1706-1

Brandt Gaches (2019), The Impact of Protostellar Feedback on Astrochemistry, Doctoral Dissertation – University of Massachusetts Amherst,

Aaron T. Lee, Stella S.R. Offner, Kaillin M. Kratter, Rachel A. Smullen, and Pak Shing Li (2019), The Formation and Evolution of Wide-orbit Stellar Multiples in Magnetized Clouds, arXiv:1911.07863 [astro-ph.GA]

D. Kirk Lewis and Sahar Sharifzadeh (2019), Defect-induced exciton localization in bulk gallium nitride from many-body perturbation theory, Physical Review Materials, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.3.114601

Xiaorong Liu and Jianhan Chen (2020), Modulation of p53 Transactivation Domain Conformations by Ligand Binding and
Cancer-Associated Mutations, Conference Proc. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing 25:195,

Clara Maurel, Patrick Michel, J. Michael Owen, Richard P. Binzel, Megan Bruck-Syal, G. Libourel (2019), Simulations of high-velocity impacts on metal in preparation for the Psyche mission, Icarus, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2019.113505

Aristoula Selevoua, George Papamokosa, Tolga Yildirimc, Hatice Duran, Martin Steinhart and George Floudas (2019), Eutectic liquid crystal mixture E7 in nanoporous alumina. Effects of confinement on the thermal and concentration fluctuations, RSC Adv., doi: 10.1039/C9RA08806G

Soplata, Austin Edward (2019), A Thalamocortical Theory of Propofol Phase-amplitude Coupling, Doctoral Dissertation – Boston University School of Medicine,

Lindsay J. Underhill, Chad W. Milando, Jonathan I. Levy, W. Stuart Dols, Sharon K. Lee, M. Patricia Fabian (2019), Simulation of indoor and outdoor air quality and health impacts following installation of energy-efficient retrofits in a multifamily housing unit, Building and Environment, doi: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2019.106507

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