Casey Berger

  • Program Year: 3
  • Academic Institution: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Field of Study: Theoretical and Computational Physics
  • Academic Advisor: Joaquin Drut
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2017)
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Physics, The Ohio State University, 2015; B.A. Philosophy, and B.S. Film and Television, Boston University, 2010
  • Personal URL: http://caseyeberger.wordpress.com

Publications

"Hard-wall and non-uniform lattice Monte Carlo approaches to one-dimensional Fermi gases in a harmonic trap," Casey E. Berger, Joaquin E. Drut, and William J. Porter, Computer Physics Communications - published 16 August 2016. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0010465516302351

"Harmonically trapped fermions in two dimensions: ground-state energy and contact of SU(2) and SU(4) systems via nonuniform lattice Monte Carlo," Z-H. Luo, C. E. Berger, and J. E. Drut, Phys. Rev. A 93, 033604 - published March 2016. http://journals.aps.org/pra/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevA.93.033604

"Energy, contact, and density profiles of one-dimensional fermions in a harmonic trap via nonuniform-lattice Monte Carlo calculations," Casey E. Berger, Eric R. Anderson, and Joaqui­n E. Drut, Phys. Rev. A 91, 053618 - published May 2015. http://journals.aps.org/pra/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevA.91.053618

"Complex Stochastic Quantization for the Non-Relativistic Quantum Many-Body Problem," C.E. Berger, J.E. Drut - in preparation

Awards

William Neal Reynolds Fellow, The Royster Society of Fellows, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Fall 2015-present

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program - honorable mention, Spring 2015

Fulbright finalist, Spring 2015

Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Research Scholarship, The Ohio State University, Spring 2015

CAPstone Award, Computational Astronomy and Physics REU, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Summer 2014

Dean's List Fall The Ohio State University, 2012-Spring2014

Tom and Bunny Clark Scholarship, Department of Physics, The Ohio State University, Spring 2014

Smith Junior Award, Department of Physics, The Ohio State University, Spring 2014

Smith Sophomore Award, Department of Physics, The Ohio State University, Spring 2013

Blue Chip Award, Boston University College of Communications, Spring 2010

Matchette Prize for Excellence in Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Boston University College of Arts and Sciences, Spring 2010

Dean's List, Boston University College of Arts and Sciences and College of Communication, Fall 2006-Spring 2010

National Merit Scholar Spring 2006

National AP Scholar Spring 2006