Joshua Coe

  • Program Years: 2001-2002
  • Academic Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Field of Study: Chemical Physics
  • Academic Advisor: Todd Martinez
  • Practicum(s):
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Chemical Physics, University of Illinois (Champaign-Urbana), 2007
    B.S. Chemical Physics, Le Tourneau University

Current Status

  • Status: Staff Member, Los Alamos National Lab
  • Research Area: equation of state, Monte Carlo methods, shock physics, thermochemical modeling


"Reactive Monte Carlo Sampling with an Ab Initio Potential", submitted
"An Efficient Approach to Ab Initio Monte Carlo Simulation", J. Chem. Phys. 140, 034106 (2014)
"Reactive, Anomalous Compression in Shocked Polyurethane Foams", J. Appl. Phys. 115, 174908 (2014)
"Optimal Sampling Efficiency in Monte Carlo Simulation with an Approximate Potential", J. Chem. Phys. 130, 164104 (2009)


Distinguished Mentor Award, LANL
Defense Programs Excellence Award, LANL
Director's Fellow, LANL
Roger Adams Fellow, UIUC