Garrett King

  • Program Year: 2
  • Academic Institution: Washington University in St. Louis
  • Field of Study: Theoretical Nuclear Physics
  • Academic Advisor: Saori Pastore
  • Practicum(s):
    Los Alamos National Laboratory (2022)
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Physics, Michigan State University, 2019
    B. S. Physics, Michigan State University, 2019
    B. S. Physics, Michigan State University, 2019

Publications

Journal Publications:

G. B. King, A. Baroni, V. Cirigliano, et al., Ab initio calculation of the beta-decay spectrum of 6He, arXiv:2207:1119[nucl-th], submitted to Phys. Rev. C, (2022)

J. Schmitt, G. B. King, R. G. T. Zegers, et al., Probing Spin-Isospin Excitations in Proton-Rich Nuclei via the 11C(p,n)11N Reaction, accepted Phys. Rev. C, (2022)

G. B. King, S. Pastore, M. Piarulli, R. Schiavilla, Partial muon capture rates in A=3 and A=6 nuclei with chiral effective field theory, Phys. Rev. C, L042501 (2022).

A. Baroni, G. B. King, S. Pastore, Electroweak Currents from Chiral Effective Field Theory, Few-Body Systems 62 (4), 1-7 (2021)

A. E. Lovell, F. M. Nunes, M. Catacora-Rios, and G. B. King, Recent advances in the quantification of uncertainties in reaction theory, J. Phys. G 48 014001, (2020).

G. B. King, L. Andreoli, S. Pastore, et al., Chiral effective field theory calculations of weak transitions in light nuclei, Phys. Rev. C, 025501 (2020).

G. B. King, L. Andreoli, S. Pastore, and M. Piarulli, Weak transitions in light nuclei, Frontiers in Physics 8, 363 (2020).

G. B. King, K. Mahn, L. Pickering, and N. Rocco, Comparing event generator predictions and ab-initio calculations of $ nu$-12C neutral current quasi-elastic scattering at 1 GeV, Phys. Rev. C 101, 065502 (2020).

M. Catacora-Rios, G. B. King, A. E. Lovell, and F. M. Nunes, Exploring conditions to reduce uncertainties in the optical potential, in preparation, Phys. Rev. C 100, 064615 (2019).

G. B. King, A. E. Lovell, L. Neufcourt, and F. M. Nunes Direct Comparison between Bayesian and Frequentist Uncertainty Quantification for Nuclear Reactions, Phys. Rev. Lett. 122, 233502 (2019).

G. B. King, A. E. Lovell, and F. M. Nunes, Uncertainty quantification due to optical potentials in models for (d,p) reactions, Phys. Rev. C 98, 044623 (2018).



Seminars:

G. B. King, Electroweak structure and reactions with quantum Monte Carlo methods, Institute for Nuclear Theory Rising Researchers Seminar Series, Online, 18 October 2022

G. B. King, Weak transitions and reactions in light nuclei, Theoretical Division T-2 Seminar, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, 26 October 2021



Conference talks:

G. B. King, Weak processes in light nuclei with quantum Monte Carlo methods, 2022 Fall Meeting of the APS Division of Nuclear Physics, New Orleans, LA, 28 October 2022

G. B. King, Quantum Monte Carlo calculations of electroweak observables, APS April Meeting 2022, New York City, NY, 11 April 2022

G. B. King, Electroweak Structure with Quantum Monte Carlo methods and local chiral interactions, Fall Meeting of the APS Division of Nuclear Physics, Virtual, 12 October 2021

G. B. King, Quantum Monte Carlo calculation of partial muon capture rates, APS April Meeting 2021, Virtual, 19 April 2021

G. B. King, Investigation of electroweak processes in light nuclei with Chiral Effective Field Theory, 2020 Fall Meeting of the APS Division of Nuclear Physics, New Orleans, LA, 30 October 2020 (hosted online)

G. B. King, Chiral Effective Field Theory calculations of weak transition in light nuclei, APS April Meeting 2020, Washington, D.C., 19 April 2020 (hosted online)

G. B. King, Using Correlated and Uncorrelated $chi^2$ Fitting to Constrain Transfer Cross Sections, 2018 Annual Spring Meeting of the APS Ohio-Region Section, Michigan State University, 24 March 2018

G. B. King, Bayesian vs. Frequentist Uncertainty Quantification in Reaction Theory, Physics Division, Argonne National Laboratory, 32nd Annual Midwest Theory Get-Together, 25 October 2019



Posters:

G. B. King, Beta decay in light nuclei with quantum Monte Carlo methods, Quantum Monte Carlo Methods in the Next Decade, Flatiron Institute Center for Computational Quantum Physics, New York, NY, 20 September 2022

Awards

Semi-finalist Dean's Award for Excellence in Graduate Research, Washington University in St. Louis College of Arts and Sciences, 2022

DOE/NNSA Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship, 2021

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2021 (Declined to accept SSGF)

Franklin B. Shull Prize, Washington University in St. Louis, Department of Physics, 2021

Hughes Summer Fellowship, Washington University in St. Louis, Department of Physics, 2020

The Carl L. Foiles Physics Student Award, Michigan State University Department of Physics and Astronomy, 2019

Larry D. Fowler Endowment, Michigan State University College of Natural Science, 2018

Lawrence W. Hantel Endowed Fellowship in Memory of Professor Donald J. Montgomery, Michigan State University Department Physics and Astronomy, 2017

Honors College, Michigan State University