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
  • Publications

    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: http://www.aacu.org/ocww/volume34_4/fromwhereisit.cfm (invited author)

    Awards

    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