Jordan McDonnell

  • Program Years: 2008-2012
  • Academic Institution: University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Field of Study: Theoretical Physics
  • Academic Advisor: Witold Nazarewicz
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2010)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Physics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2012
    B.A. Physics, Franklin and Marshall College, 2007
  • Current Status

  • Research Area: Computational Physics and Nuclear Physics

Publications

G.S. Adkins and J. McDonnell. "Orbital Precession due to Central Force Perturbations", Phys. Rev. D 75, 082001 (2007).

G.S. Adkins, J. McDonnell, and R.N. Fell. "Cosmological Perturbations on Local Systems", Phys. Rev. D 75 064011 (2007).

J.D. McDonnell, W. Nazarewicz, J.A. Sheikh, "Thermal Fission Pathways in 232Th", Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Fission and Fission Product Spectroscopy (2009).

N. Schunck, J. Dobaczewski, J. McDonnell, J. More, W. Nazarewicz, J. Sarich, and M. V. Stoitsov. Phys. Rev. C 81, 024316 (2010).

W. Nazarewicz and J. McDonnell, "Towards Predictive Theory of Fission", Stewardship Science Academic Alliances Annual 2011 DOE/NA-0016, p.18 (2011)

N. Schunck, J. Dobaczewski, J. McDonnell, W. Satula, J.A. Sheikh, A. Staczszak, M. Stoitsov, P. Toivanen. Comp. Phys. Comm. 182, 166 (2012).

M. Kortelainen, J. McDonnell, W. Nazarewicz, P.-G. Reinhard, J. Sarich, N. Schunck, M.V. Stoitsov, S.M. Wild. Phys. Rev. C 85, 024304 (2012).

J.D. McDonnell, W. Nazarewicz, J.A. Sheikh. Phys. Rev. C 87, 054327 (2013).

J.D. McDonnell, W. Nazarewicz, J.A. Sheikh, A. Staszczak, and M. Warda.
Phys. Rev. C 90, 021302(R) (2014).

J.D. McDonnell, N. Schunck, D. Higdon, J. Sarich, S.M. Wild, and W. Nazarewicz.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 122501 (2015).

Awards

Undergraduate:
Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Prize, Vanderbilt University, 6/2007
Summa Cum Laude, Franklin and Marshall College, 5/2007
Sigma Xi Research Prize, Franklin and Marshall College, 5/2007
Mumma Prize in Physics, Franklin and Marshall College, 9/2006
John Marshall Scholarship with National Merit Distinction, Franklin and Marshall College, 8/2004 - 12/2006

Graduate:
J. Wallace and Katie Dean Fellowship, University of Tennessee, 8/2007-5/2008
Paul H. Stelson Fellowship for Professional Promise, University of Tennessee, 4/2008
Chancellor's Honors Award Award for Extraordinary Professional Promise, University of Tennessee, 4/2010
Marion-Fowler Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Tennessee, 4/2012