Dr. Michael W. Schmidt

Ames Laboratory Associate
Address
201 Spedding Hall
The Ames Laboratory
Ames, IA 50011-3020
Phone 515-294-9796
Email mike@si.msg.chem.iastate.edu

Research Interests

  • MCSCF wavefunctions
  • inorganic chemistry of main group elements
  • unusual chemical bonding patterns
  • implementation of quantum chemistry algorithms
  • high performance parallel computation

        Project Affiliations:
        Chemical Physics

        Group Website:
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(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

  • 1972-1975 B.A. in chemistry, St. Mary of the Plains College, Dodge City, KS
  • 1975-1982 Ph.D. in physical chemistry, Iowa State University

(Chronologically most recent on top)Professional Appointments

  • 1982-1984 Postdoctoral Fellow of Prof. Mark Gordon, North Dakota State University
  • 1984-1992 Research Associate, North Dakota State University
  • 1992-present Associate Scientist, Ames Laboratory-USDOE and Iowa State University
  • 2000-2001 Visiting Professor, Tokyo Metropolitan University
  • 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008 month long visits to Institute for Molecular Science, Okazaki
  • 2007 Visiting Professor, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo

(Chronologically most recent on top)Honors & Awards

  • 2009 LAS Professional and Scientific Excellence Award, Iowa State University
  • 2010 LAS Professional and Scientific Research Award, Iowa State University

(Chronologically most recent on top)Publications with the Ames Laboratory

2010
Ghosh D; Kosenkov D; Vanovschi V; Williams C F; Herbert J M; Gordon M S; Schmidt M W; Slipchenko L V; Krylov A I . 2010. Noncovalent Interactions in Extended Systems Described by the Effective Fragment Potential Method: Theory and Application to Nucleobase Oligomers. Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 114:12739-12754. abstract
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Schmidt M W; Ivanic J; Ruedenberg K . 2010. Electronic Structure Analysis of the Ground-State Potential Energy Curve of Be-2. Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 114:8687-8696. abstract
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Glaesemann K R; Schmidt M W . 2010. On the Ordering of Orbital Energies in High-Spin ROHF. Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 114:8772-8777. abstract
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2009
Ruedenberg K; Schmidt M W . 2009. Physical Understanding through Variational Reasoning: Electron Sharing and Covalent Bonding. Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 113:1954-1968. abstract
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2007
Bentz J L; Olson R M; Gordon M S; Schmidt M W; Kendall R A . 2007. Coupled cluster algorithms for networks of shared memory parallel processors. Computer Physics Communications. 176:589-600. abstract
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Ruedenberg K; Schmidt M W . 2007. Why does electron sharing lead to covalent bonding? A variational analysis. Journal of Computational Chemistry. 28:391-410. abstract
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Graduate Student Fellowship Program

DOE Office of Science Graduate Fellowship Program

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  May 31 - August 5, 2011

 

VFP - Visiting Faculty Program

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Dr. Doug McCorkle

Associate Scientist
Address
1620 Howe Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
Phone 515-294-4938
Fax 515-294-5530
Email mccdo@iastate.edu

(Chronologically most recent on top)Publications with the Ames Laboratory

2012
McCorkle D S; Bryden K M . 2012. An Exploratory Framework for Combining CFD Analysis and Evolutionary Optimization into a Single Integrated Computational Environment. Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, 2011, Vol 2, Pts A and B. :1589-1598. abstract
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Muth D J; McCorkle D S; Koch J B; Bryden K M . 2012. Modeling Sustainable Agricultural Residue Removal at the Subfield Scale. Agronomy Journal. 104:970-981. abstract
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2011
McCorkle D; Ashlock D; Corns S; Bryden K M . 2011. Planned tournament selection. Optimization and Engineering. 12:303-331. abstract
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Dr. Kenneth M. Bryden

Program Director, Ames Laboratory and Professor, Iowa State University
Address
1620 Howe Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
Phone 515-294-3891
Fax 515-294-3261
Email kmbryden@iastate.edu

(Chronologically most recent on top)Publications with the Ames Laboratory

2013
Singh A V; Yu M; Gupta A K; Bryden K M . 2013. Thermo-acoustic behavior of a swirl stabilized diffusion flame with heterogeneous sensors. Applied Energy. 106:1-16. abstract
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Muth D J; Bryden K M; Nelson R G . 2013. Sustainable agricultural residue removal for bioenergy: A spatially comprehensive US national assessment. Applied Energy. 102:403-417. abstract
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2012
Muth D; Bryden K M . 2012. A Conceptual Evaluation of Sustainable Variable-Rate Agricultural Residue Removal. Journal of Environmental Quality. 41:1796-1805. abstract
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McCorkle D S; Bryden K M . 2012. An Exploratory Framework for Combining CFD Analysis and Evolutionary Optimization into a Single Integrated Computational Environment. Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, 2011, Vol 2, Pts A and B. :1589-1598. abstract
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Muth D J; McCorkle D S; Koch J B; Bryden K M . 2012. Modeling Sustainable Agricultural Residue Removal at the Subfield Scale. Agronomy Journal. 104:970-981. abstract
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2011
McCorkle D; Ashlock D; Corns S; Bryden K M . 2011. Planned tournament selection. Optimization and Engineering. 12:303-331. abstract
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2009
Shih T I P; Chi X; Bryden K M; Alsup C; Dennis R A . 2009. Effects of Biot Number on Temperature and Heat-Flux Distributions in a TBC-Coated Flat Plate Cooled by Rib-Enhanced Internal Cooling. Proceedings of the Asme Turbo Expo 2009, Vol 3, Pts a and B. :641-6551443. abstract
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