Mary Ann Leung

  • Program Years: 2001-2005
  • Academic Institution: University of Washington
  • Field of Study: Theoretical Physical Chemistry
  • Academic Advisor: William Reinhardt
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2002)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, University of Washington, 2007
    M.S. Physical Chemistry, University of Washington, 2002
    B.A. Chemistry, Mills College, 2000

Current Status

  • Status: Sustainable Horizons Institute
  • Research Area: Computational Physical Chemistry


Leung, M.A., Mahmud, K.W., Masiello, D., Reinhardt, W.P., "Observing Schrödinger Cats by Just Looking", in progress

Leung, M.A., Reinhardt, W.P., "Dynamical studies of entangled number states of the gaseous Bose-Einstein condensate", in progress, to be submitted to Phys. Rev. A

Leung, M.A., Reinhardt, W.P., "Efficient parallel implementation of the Bose-Hubbard model: Exact numerical groundstates and dynamics of gaseous Bose-Einstein Condensates", Comp. Phys. Comm., 177, 4, (2007) 348-356

Carr, L.D., Leung, M.A., Reinhardt, W.P., "Dynamics of the Bose-Einstein Condensate: quasi-one-dimension and beyond", J.Phys. B.: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 33 (2000) 3983-4001

Reinhardt, W.P., Leung, M.A., Carr, L.D., "Separability and stability of solutions of the 1-dimensional NLSE with respect to extensions into 2 and 3 dimensions, and to initial perturbation by white noise", World Scientific, Proceedings of Many Body X, Advances in Many Body Physics, R. Bishop, K., Gernoth, N., Walet and Y. Zian, Eds., New York, 2000

Greenspan, L.C., Gitelman, S. E., Leung, M. A., Glidden, D. V., Mathias, R. S., "Increased incidence in post-transplant diabetes mellitus in children: a case-control analysis", Pediatr., Nephrol (2002) 17:1-5

Leung, M.A., "Catalysts: Agents of Change in Big and Small Ways", On Campus With Women, Association of American Colleges and Universities, Summer 2005, Volume 34, Number 4, From Where I Sit column, see: (invited author)


Ringold Graduate Student Fellowship, University of Washington (UW), Fall 2005
Principal Investigator for NERSC supercomputer time allocation grant, 2004-present
"Moving Mountains" award given to Catalyst Committee (diversity in science group founded by Mary Ann Leung) by UW Women In Science and Engineering, June 2004
UW Graduate student leader delegate at National Conference on Graduate Student Leadership, Washington University, St. Louis, October 2003
Klaus A. and Mary Ann D. Saegebarth Graduate Student Fellow, UW, 2000-2001
Aurelia Henry Reinhardt Faculty Purse, Mills College, 2000
Allie Ogborn Barry Prize for excellence in chemistry, Mills College, 2000
Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program Grant Recipient, Mills College, 1999
Academic honors, Mills College, 1997-2000
National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates Fellow, 1999
Curriculum Developer of the Year Award, Oracle Corporation, 1995
Henry Kissinger Diplomacy Award