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Amy Lovell


Nuclear reaction theory

Amy Lovell

Office: TA-03, Bldg 1690, Room 119
Mail Stop: B258
Phone: (505)666-0966
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     Educational Background/Employment:
    • Ph.D. (2018) Nuclear Physics, Michigan State University
    • M.S. (2015) Physics, Michigan State University
    • B.S. (2013) Physics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    • B.S. (2013) Mathematics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    • Employment:
      • May 2018-Present Postoctoral Research Assosiate, T-2/CNLS, Los Alamos National Laboratory

    Research Interests:

    • Uncertainty quantification for nuclear theory models
    • Comparison of uncertainty quantification methods
    • Improving the description of optical model potentials
    • Machine learning for parametric optimization

    Selected Recent Publications:

    1. A.E. Lovell and F.M. Nunes, Constraining transfer cross sections using Bayes' theorem, Phys. Rev. C. 97,064612 (2018).
    2. A.E. Lovell S. Srinivasan, S. Karra, D. O'Malley, N. Makedonska, H.S. Viswanathan, G. Srinivasan, J.W. Carey, and L.P Frash, Extracting Hydrocarbon From Shale: An Investigation of the Factors That Influence the Decline and the Tail of the Production Curve, Water Resources Research 54,3748 (2018).
    3. A.E. Lovell, P.-L. Bacq, P. Capel, F.M. Nunes, and L.J. Titus, Energy dependence of nonlocal optical potentials, Phys. Rev. C. 96,051601(R) (2017).
    4. A.E. Lovell, F.M. Nunes, and I.J. Thompson, Three-body model for the two-neutron emission of 16Be, Phys. Rev. C. 95,034605 (2017).
    5. A.E. Lovell, F.M. Nunes, J. Sarich, and S.M. Wild, Uncertainty quantification for optical model parameters, Phys. Rev. C. 95,024611 (2017).
    6. A.E. Lovell and F.M. Nunes, Systematic uncertainties in direct reaction theories, J. Phys. G: Nucl. and Part. Phys. 42,034014 (2015).
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