September Publications


Primordial Gravitational Waves; Evidence for the Pleistocene Arc Hypothesis; Spindle Dynamic in Nematode Evolution – Intrigued?  Read about these and more in our selection of September publications from the MGHPCC.

Below is a selection of papers that appeared in May 2020  reporting the results of research using the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC), or acknowledging the use of Harvard’s Odyssey or Cannon Clusters, Northeastern’s Discovery Cluster, the Boston University Shared Computing Cluster, and MIT’s Engaging Cluster all of which are housed at the MGHPCC.

Jonathan Carifio (2020), Examining the String Landscape Using Data Science and Network Techniques, Northeastern University Doctoral Dissertation

The CMB-S4 Collaboration: Krevork Abazaian et al (2020), CMB-S4: Forecasting Constraints on Primordial Gravitational Waves, arXiv:2008.12619 [astro-ph.CO]

Eamon C. Corbett, Gustavo A. Bravo, Fabio Schunck, Luciano N. Naka, Luís F. Silveira, Scott V. Edwards (2020), Evidence for the Pleistocene Arc Hypothesis from genome‐wide SNPs in a Neotropical dry forest specialist, the Rufous‐fronted Thornbird (Furnariidae: Phacellodomus rufifrons), Molecular Ecology, doi: 10.1111/mec.15640

Kaustav K. Das, Catherine Zucker, Joshua S. Speagle, Alyssa Goodman, Gregory M. Green, and João Alves (2020), Constraining the Distance to the North Polar Spur with Gaia DR2, arXiv:2009.01320 [astro-ph.GA]

Reza Farhadifar, Che-Hang Yu, Gunar Fabig, Hai-Yin Wu, David B Stein, Matthew Rockman, Thomas Mueller-Reichert, Michael J Shelley, Daniel J Needleman (2020), Stoichiometric interactions explain spindle dynamics and scaling across 100 million years of nematode evolution, eLife, doi: 10.7554/eLife.55877

Jafarzanjani, Samad (2020), Numerical Modeling and Design Optimization of Metamaterials, Northeastern University Doctoral Dissertation

Justine Kozubal, Tristan Heck, and Ricardo B. Metz (2020), Vibrational Spectroscopy of Intermediates and C–H Activation Products of Sequential Zr+ Reactions with CH4, J. Phys. Chem. A, doi: 10.1021/acs.jpca.0c07027

Jingbai Li and Steven A Lopez (2020), Multiconfigurational Calculations and Non-Adiabatic Molecular Dynamics Explain Tricyclooctadiene Photochemical Chemoselectivity, J. Phys. Chem. A, doi: 10.1021/acs.jpca.0c05280

Dongyue Liang, Udaya Dahal, Meng Wu, Catherine J. Murphy, and Qiang Cui (2020), Ligand Length and Surface Curvature Modulate Nanoparticle Surface Heterogeneity and Electrostatics, J. Phys. Chem. C, doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c08387

A. Mathews, M. Francisquez, J.W. Hughes, and D.R. Hatch (2020), Uncovering edge plasma dynamics via deep learning from partial observations, arXiv:2009.05005 [physics.plasm-ph]

Jorge Moreno, Paul Torrey, Sara L. Ellison, David R. Patton, Connor Bottrell, Asa F. L. Bluck, Maan H. Hani, Christopher C. Hayward, James S. Bullock, Philip F. Hopkins, and Lars Hernquist (2020), Spatially resolved star formation and fuelling in galaxy interactions, arXiv:2009.11289 [astro-ph.GA]

Pranay Patil, Hui Shao, and Anders W. Sandvik (2020), Anomalous U(1) to Zq cross-over in quantum and classical q-state clock models, arXiv:2009.03249 [cond-mat.str-el]

Jason W. Rocks and Pankaj Mehta (2020), Memorizing without overfitting: Bias, variance, and interpolation in over-parameterized models, arXiv:2010.13933 [stat.ML]

Andrew K. Saydjari et al (2020), Classification of Magnetohydrodynamic Simulations using Wavelet Scattering Transforms, arXiv: 2010.11963 [astro-ph.GA]

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