Steven Hamilton

  • Program Years: 2007-2011
  • Academic Institution: Emory University
  • Field of Study: Computational Mathematics
  • Academic Advisor: Michele Benzi
  • Practicum(s):
    Los Alamos National Laboratory (2008)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Computational Mathematics, Emory University, 2011
    M.S. Nuclear Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007
    B.S. Nuclear and Radiological Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006

Current Status

  • Status: Research and Development Staff, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Research Area: Radiation Transport


S. Hamilton, M. Benzi, "Eigensolvers for radiation transport applications," proceedings of 11th Copper Mountain Conference on Iterative Methods (April 2010).

S. Hamilton, M. Benzi, E. Haber, "New Multigrid Smoothers for the Oseen Problem," Numerical Linear Algebra with Applications, accepted.

S. Hamilton, M. Benzi, E. Haber, "New Smoothers for the Oseen Problem," proceedings of 14th Copper Mountain Conference on Multigrid Methods (March 2009).

S. Hamilton, M. Benzi, J. Warsa, "Negative Flux Fixups in Discontinuous Finite Element SN Transport," proceedings of 2009 International Conference on Mathematics, Computational Methods and Reactor Physics (May 2009).

S. Hamilton, K. Clarno, C. de Oliveira, "Error Control in a Time-Dependent Slice-Balance Method," proceedings of the American Nuclear Society Winter Conference (November 2007).

W.M. Stacey et al., "Advances in the Sub-Critical, Gas-Cooled, Fast Transmutation Reactor Concept," "Nuclear Technology," July 2007.

S. Chiu, S. Hamilton, B. MacLaren, C. Sommer, and F. Willis, "Fuel Cycle Analysis of a Subcritical Fast, Gas-Cooled Transmutation Reactor," proceedings of ANS Winter Conference (November 2006).

K. Clarno, V. de Almeida, E. d'Azevedo, C. de Oliveira, S. Hamilton, "GNES-R: Global Nuclear Energy Simulator for Reactors, Task 1: High-Fidelity Neutron Transport," proceedings of PHYSOR-2006 Topical Meeting (Sept. 2006).


Georgia Tech President's Fellowship, 2006-2007
DOE/Exelon Graduate Fellowship, 2006-2007
Graduated with Highest Honor, 2006
Faculty Honors, all 8 semesters of undergraduate tenure
Woodruff Scholarship Recipient, 2004-2005
Henry Ford II Scholar, 2005
National Merit Scholarship Recipient, 2002-2006