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Professor Calvin W. Johnson

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            Note: grants at SDSU since 2002 total more than $1.8M in external, single-investigator awards; grants at LSU 1995-2002 totaled $410K in external, single-investigator awards.

 

Current

June 2015-May 2018: Department of Energy Office of Science, "Nuclear structure and transitions: computational studies and resources" ($285,000/ 3 years)

May 2016-April 2021: Department of Energy Topical Collaboration, "Nuclear theory for double-beta decay" ($110,000/5 years)

September 2016-August 2018: Department of Energy  Academic Alliances Program, "Ab initio calculations of neutron-capture reactions on light nuclei" ($150,000/2 years)

            Past

June 2012-May 2015: Department of Energy Office of Science, “Mean-field and many-body forces in nuclear structure calculations" ($270,000/three years).

June 2009-May 2012: Department of Energy Office of Science, “Computational nuclear structure and fundamental symmetries,” ($220,000/three years).

December 2010-November 2011, SciDAC subcontract, “Universal Energy Density Functional” $43,000.

August 2011-December 2011, Livermore subcontract "Development of Large-dimension shell-model code," $20,057.

April 2010-Oct 2010, Lawrence Livermore subcontract: “Development of Large-dimension shell model code,” $44,000

June 2008 – May2009, Lawrence Livermore subcontract: “Development of Large-dimension shell model code,” $44,000

            January 2007-November 2010, SciDAC subcontract, “Universal Energy Density Functional” ($43,000/year).

September 2006-May 2009, Department of Energy Office of Science,

, “Mean-field and moment methods applied to nuclear structure and reactions”($165,000/three years). 

October 2005-September 2008, DOE/NNSA/Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. “Frontier computations in the structure of atomic nuclei.” $46,000/yr or $138,000 for 3 years.

September 2003-August 2006, Department of Energy Office of Science,

, “Computational approximations to the nuclear shell model”($140,000/three years). 

May 2003-April 2006, Department of Energy Academic Alliances Program,

``Nuclear level densities for modeling nuclear reactions: an efficient approach using statistical spectroscopy,'' ($347,000/ three years).

July 1999 - June 2002. Department of Energy Grant, “Competing degrees of freedom in nuclear structure theory,”  ($138,000 /three years)

July 1999-June 2002, Board of Regents Research Competitiveness Grant,

“Microscopic, statistical approaches to nuclear astrophysics,” ($142,000 / three years.)

January 1999. Louisiana Board of Regents Travel Grant for Emerging Faculty, $1,000.

1997. Oak Ridge Associated Universities Junior Faculty Enhancement Award,

“Exotic nuclei and nuclear astrophysics—a computational study”. ($10,000).

July 1996 - June 1999. Department of Energy Grant,

 ``Weak interactions in nuclear physics and astrophysics using many-body theory''

 ($130,000 /three years.)

 

Supercomputing time                                                                         


ASCR Leadership  Computing Challenge grant “Nuclear structure for tests of fundamental symmetries and astroparticle physics," 30 million processor hours, 2016-2017.