NCMAS 2018 Allocations

All references to computational resources are in units of kilo-service-units (KSU); 1 KSU = 1000 service units (SU). Service units, nominal cpu-hours, are scaled to be equivalent across all participating HPC facilities.

Project Lead CI Institution Project Name NCI Raijin (KSU) Pawsey Magnus (KSU) Monash MASSIVE (KSU) UQRCC Flashlite (KSU) Total Allocation (KSU)
w47 Evatt Hawkes University of NSW Direct Numerical Simulations of Turbulent Combustion 1500 8000 - - 9500
g75 Julio Soria Monash University Investigations of transitional and turbulent shear flows using direct numerical simulations and large eddy simulations 1000 8000 250 - 9250
e31 Derek Leinweber University of Adelaide Electromagnetic Structure of Matter 3500 5000 - - 8500
bq2 Richard Sandberg University of Melbourne High-fidelity simulations of turbomachinery applications 750 7750 - - 8500
e14 Matthew England University of NSW Past, present and future climate variability and change in the Southern Hemisphere 8000 - - - 8000
f97 Julian Gale Curtin University of Technology Atomistic Simulation for Geochemistry and Nanoscience 500 7000 - - 7500
fr2 Sean Smith University of NSW Computational Nanomaterials Science and Engineering 2500 4000 - - 6500
y89 Martin Asplund Australian National University 3D magneto-hydrodynamical stellar modelling and 3D non-equilibrium radiative transfer 6000 - - - 6000
e87 Irene Yarovsky Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Theoretical Investigation of novel materials for industrial and biomedical applications 1500 4000 - - 5500
d35 Igor Bray Curtin University of Technology Atomic Collision Theory 250 5000 - - 5250
m72 Alan Mark University of Queensland From molecules to cells   Understanding the structural and dynamic properties of cellular components at an atomic level. 2250 3000 - - 5250
n81 Jason Evans University of NSW Regional Climate Modelling in South-east Australia 900 3500 - - 4400
n72 Geoffrey Bicknell Australian National University Astrophysical Jets and Winds and their Interactions with the Ambient Medium 1350 2500 - - 3850
g40 Andrew Hogg Australian National University The Dynamics of the Southern Ocean 3800 - - - 3800
dc7 Vincent Wheatley University of Queensland Scramjet-based Access-to-Space and Planetary Entry 2250 1500 - - 3750
q97 Dietmar Mueller University of Sydney Geodynamics and evolution of sedimentary systems 2700 1000 - - 3700
fh6 Alexander Heger Monash University Exploring the Diversity of Core-Collapse Supernova Explosions 1200 2500 - - 3700
11906 (em81) Chris Power University of Western Australia Tests of Dark Matter and Galaxy Formation in Next-Generation Galaxy Surveys 3500 - - - 3500
w27 Nikhil Medhekar Monash University Atomistic Simulations for Electronic, Chemical amd Mechanical Properties of Nanoscale Materials 1000 2500 - - 3500
fb2 Daniel Chung University of Melbourne Direct numerical simulation of wall-bounded and buoyancy-driven turbulent flows 1000 2250 - - 3250
d77 Hugh Blackburn Monash University High-Order Methods for Transitional and Turbulent Flows 1080 2000 - - 3080
f81 Michelle Coote Australian National University Computer-aided Chemical Design of Catalysts and Control Agents 3000 - - - 3000
y82 David Edwards University of Western Australia Analysis of complex genomes 526 2270 - 106 2902
g15 Ben Corry Australian National University Simulation studies of biological and synthetic channels 1000 1600 - - 2600
fc8 Debra Bernhardt University of Queensland New materials and fluids for catalysis, battery technologies and sensors. 1100 1500 - - 2600
g46 Catherine Stampfl University of Sydney First-Principles Investigations of Processes and Properties in Catalysis, Coatings, and Devices 2520 - - - 2520
dv1 Tiffany Walsh Deakin University Development and application of bio/nano interfacial simulations 1000 1500 - - 2500
dd7 Toby Allen Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Mechanisms of ion channel function and modulation. 450 2000 - - 2450
d71 Mark Thompson Monash University Transition, stability and control of bluff body flows 1000 1250 100 - 2350
k96 Ekaterina Pas Monash University Development and Application of Quantum Chemistry Methods for the prediction of physicochemical properties of condensed systems 1350 1000 - - 2350
kn6 Mohsen Talei University of Melbourne Prediction of noise and pollutant emissions by premixed flames 250 2000 - - 2250
ga9 Suresh Bhatia University of Queensland Interfacial Barriers for the Transport of Nanoconfined Fluids 1500 750 - - 2250
m49 Aijun Du Queensland University of Technology Nanomaterials for Energy, Nanoelectronics and Environmental Applications: Contribution from Modelling towards Rational Design 1350 800 - - 2150
pq1 Hans De Sterck Monash University Advanced simulation methods for the coupled solar interior and atmosphere 750 1400 - - 2150
ek9 Christoph Federrath Australian National University Modelling clouds with MHD waves, turbulence, binary star formation, and AGN feedback in galaxy formation 2000 - - - 2000
n67 Kerry Hourigan Monash University Advanced Modelling of Fluid-Structure Interactions  750 1000 - - 1750
o85 Claudio Cazorla University of NSW Nano-structured multifunctional materials for solid-state cooling 675 1000 - - 1675
m68 Benjamin Galton-Fenzi Australian Antarctic Division Modelling of the interaction between Antarctica and the Southern Ocean 1600 - - - 1600
d39 Leo Radom University of Sydney Structural and Mechanistic Chemistry 1600 - - - 1600
pv9 Catia  Domingues University of Tasmania Ocean heat uptake processes: implications for global and regional sea level change in the ACCESS model 1575 - - - 1575
d64 Andrew Rohl Curtin University of Technology Realistic Modelling of the Effects of Solvent and Additives on Crystallisation - 1500 - - 1500
xu1 Ricardo Mancera Curtin University of Technology Large scale molecular dynamics simulations of biomolecular systems - 1500 - - 1500
ws3 Clive McAlpine University of Queensland The capacity of forests to protect regional climate under global warming: science and policy implications 1500 - - - 1500
jh2 Mark Krumholz Australian National University Star Formation and Feedback in a Turbulent Interstellar Medium 1500 - - - 1500
q95 Megan O'Mara Australian National University Investigating biomolecular self-assembly, dynamics and substrate recognition 1500 - - - 1500
p87 Nigel Marks Curtin University of Technology Atomistic Modelling of Carbon Nanostructures - 1500 - - 1500
d85 Cheong Xin Chan University of Queensland Comparative Analysis of Completely Sequenced Genomes of Diverse Environments 1000 - - 400 1400
m18 Louis Moresi University of Melbourne Instabilities in the convecting mantle and lithosphere 400 1000 - - 1400
up6 Steven Sherwood University of NSW Rethinking atmospheric physics to resolve climate enigmas 1400 - - - 1400
r15 Kevin Walsh University of Melbourne South Pacific High-resolution Climate Model Simulations 1400 - - - 1400
11898 (bg84) Marc Parlange Monash University Large-Eddy Simulation of Canopy Flows in Complex Terrain 1350 - - - 1350
p88 Zhe Liu University of Melbourne Integrated Computational Materials Engineering for Alloy Design 1350 - - - 1350
dv9 Amir Karton University of Western Australia High-level quantum chemistry: From theory to thermochemical and biochemical application 1300 - - - 1300
dy1 Mohammednoor Altarawneh Murdoch University Fundamental Understanding of the Role of Singlet Molecular Oxygen in Spontaneous fires 675 600 - - 1275
ew6 Simon Campbell Monash University Convective nuclear burning in 3D - Fixing the weak link in stellar models - 1200 - - 1200
ds2 Ross Griffiths Australian National University The role of convection and turbulent mixing in ocean circulation 1200 - - - 1200
xd2 Rhodri Davies Australian National University From Plume Source to Hotspot 900 250 - - 1150
dy3 Sean Li University of NSW Investigating electronic properties of novel oxide materials for spintronic and energy applications 1080 - - - 1080
ja3 Matthew Whiting CSIRO ASKAP Early Science - 1072 - - 1072
11863 Barry Doyle University of Western Australia Cardiovascular biomechanics: Using high-performance computing to improve patient outcomes - 1000 - - 1000
y99 Katrin Meissner University of NSW Abrupt climate change events in the past, present and future 1000 - - - 1000
y41 Michelle Spencer Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Modelling Nanoscale Materials for Sensing and Device Applications 360 600 - - 960
q90 Robyn Schofield University of Melbourne Atmosphere-Ocean Coupled Chemistry Climate Modelling of Ozone and Aerosols 900 - - - 900
n23 Russell Boyce UNSW Canberra Physics of the interactions between high-speed craft and their environment 900 - - - 900
m45 Andrew Ooi University of Melbourne Computational Fluid Dynamics Studies of Pulsatile Flows in Pipes and Arteries 360 500 - - 860
v15 Haibo Yu University of Wollongong Molecular Simulations of Enzymatic Catalysis and Computer Aided Molecular Design 810 - - - 810
v05 Nicolas Flament University of Wollongong The geodynamics of past sea level changes 800 - - - 800
11901 (lb86) Lloyd Hollenberg University of Melbourne Large-scale quantum computer technology simulation 250 500 - - 750
qk0 Peter Betts Monash University Subduction from top to toe. 750 - - - 750
xe8 Malcolm Sambridge Australian National University Computational Earth Imaging 720 - - - 720
q96 Chenghua Sun Swinburne University of Technology Computer-Aided Materials Design for Clean Energy 720 - - - 720
h66 Gregory Sheard Monash University Seeking the ultimate regimes of heat transport in horizontally driven natural convection 720 - - - 720
no2 Mike Ford University of Technology, Sydney Nanostructured Materials for Energy Efficiency Applications 720 - - - 720
fa4 Jason Sharples University of NSW Modelling and simulation of dynamic bushifre propagation 720 - - - 720
cw7 Junming Ho University of NSW Accelerating the Design of Novel Catalysts and Drugs through Computational Chemistry 450 250 - - 700
k10 Michael Reeder Monash University Predicting and understanding Australia's regional rainfall distribution in a changing climate 650 - - - 650
v46 Todd Lane University of Melbourne High resolution simulation of storms, clouds, and atmospheric turbulence, with applications to rainfall variability, planetary-scale feedbacks and aviation 600 - - - 600
fk5 Lars Goerigk University of Melbourne Theoretical and Computational Quantum Chemistry including Development of Computaitonal Methods and Computational Materials Science 550 - - - 550
v88 Ting Liao Queensland University of Technology Theoretical Design of Oxides Based Materials for Energy Application 540 - - - 540
d59 Adrian Sheppard Australian National University Computational Mesoscale Physics, Probing Complex and Hierarchical Material Structure 540 - - - 540
pa5 Mark Agostino Curtin University of Technology Structural basis of Wnt signaling pathway - 500 - - 500
ep0 Judy Hart University of NSW Design and development of new photocatalytic materials for efficient hydrogen production and biomedical applications 250 250 - - 500
pt4 Daniel Price Monash University Inhomogeneous cosmology in an anisotropic Universe - 500 - - 500
wa0 John Sader University of Melbourne Mapping the viscoelastic behavior of simple liquids at ultra-high frequencies via large-scale molecular dynamics simulations - 500 - - 500
dv3 Yan Jiao University of Adelaide Computational electrochemistry study of solar-fuel generation 250 250 - - 500
pa4 Simon Illingworth University of Melbourne Reduced-order models of wall-bounded turbulence 250 250 - - 500
n69 Fabio Capitanio Monash University 4-D Numerical Models of Plate Tectonics Subduction with an Upper Plate 500 - - - 500
q75 Andrew Hung Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Developing New Treatments for Pain 250 250 - - 500
11907 (yn54) Susan Clark Garvan Institute of Medical Research Creating and Mapping Personal Epigenomes 450 - - - 450
iz4 Justin Leontini Swinburne University of Technology Oscillatory flows in complex geometries 450 - - - 450
p08 Robert Stranger Australian National University Computational Studies of the Mn/Ca Cluster in Photosystem II 450 - - - 450
v71 Aibing Yu Monash University Simulation and Modelling of Particulate Systems 250 - 150 - 400
ev5 Ben Thornber University of Sydney Mix in high-acceleration implosions driven by multiple shocks - 400 - - 400
qf9 Jian-Feng Nie Monash University Structures and stability of solute aggregate and segregation in advanced Mg alloys - 400 - - 400
v08 David Huang University of Adelaide Multi-scale modelling of soft condensed matter in functional materials 375 - - - 375
xc4 Thomas Huber Australian National University protein structure calculation and design using limited experimental data 360 - - - 360
w22 Peter Rayner University of Melbourne Assimilation of Trace Atmospheric Constituents for Climate 360 - - - 360
fz8 Jared Cole Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology The materials science of transport and decoherence in quantum devices. 360 - - - 360
fz4 Asaph Widmer-Cooper University of Sydney Interactions and self-assembly of colloidal nanoparticles: Establishing design rules for creating new nano-structured materials 360 - - - 360
dp0 Alister Page University of Newcastle Quantum Chemical Modelling of Nanoscale Chemical Processes 360 - - - 360
y95 James Hane Curtin University of Technology Bioinformatic analysis of agriculturally important plants, pathogen and pests. - 300 - 50 350
p74 Yun Wang Griffith University Mechanistic Investigations of high-performance electrocatalysts for water splitting under operational conditions  315 - - - 315
g23 Meredith Jordan University of Sydney Molecular Interactions 315 - - - 315
a57 Patrick Burr University of NSW Energy materials modelling 270 - 40 - 310
k02 David Wilson La Trobe University Quantum Chemical Molecular Properties 250 - - 60 310
fb3 Craig O'Neill Macquarie University Tracking mantle slab dewatering using ASPECT 300 - - - 300
ws55 Thomas Poulet University of NSW Multiphyisics geological simulations using MOOSE 300 - - - 300
eu9 Jason Wong University of NSW Annotation of non-coding mutations in whole cancer genomes - - - 200 200
n62 Benjamin Powell University of Queensland Computational approaches to organic photonic and electronic materials: from strongly electronics to device engineering 300 - - - 300
ty6 Malin Premaratne Monash University Computational framework for an Ab-initio Computer Model of an ultrafast SPASER 270 - - - 270
11854 (wd16) Liang Cheng University of Western Australia On the prediction of extreme fluid loading and fluid-structure-seabed interaction 250 - - - 250
nf4 Graham Heinson University of Adelaide 3D Geophysical Imaging for the Australian Lithospheric Architecture Magnetotelluric Project (AusLAMP)  250 - - - 250
11826 Stefan Iglauer Curtin University of Technology Hydrocarbon reservoir properties simulation - 250 - - 250
eo0 Richard Beare Monash University Analysis of UK Biobank MRI and genetic data - - 250 - 250
fw2 Peter Harrowell University of Sydney Soft Modes, Amorphous Defects and the Mechanical Properties of Metallic Glasses 250 - - - 250
11864 (ca11) Tim Gould Griffith University A roadmap for the inclusion of dispersion forces in structural prediction 250 - - - 250
br86 Cheng Chin University of Adelaide Numerical simulations of rough wall turbulence: A control's approach 250 - - - 250
f91 Serdar Kuyucak University of Sydney Free Energy Simulations of Ion Channels and Transporters 250 - - - 250
y77 Hongtao Zhu University of Wollongong Crystal plasticity FEM simulation of severe plastic deformation techniques 250 - - - 250
11903 (te53) Simon Easteal Australian National University National Centre for Indigenous Genomics 250 - - - 250
11880 (qp77) Petra Heil University of Tasmania Tracking changes in Antarctic sea-ice motion 250 - - - 250
11873 (bc15) Emanuele Viterbo Monash University Performance Simulations for 5G Communication Systems 250 - - - 250
11878 (eg04) Balazs Csaba Monash University Analysing Beyond the Standard Model physics with NCI computing time 250 - - - 250
11896 (vi62) Elena Pasternak University of Western Australia Energy dissipation and wave propagation in fragmented materials under dynamic loading 250 - - - 250
d36 Iwan Jensen University of Melbourne Exact Enumerations in Statistical Mechanics and Combinatorics 250 - - - 250
fe1 Mirela Tulbure University of NSW Multi-sensor integration for spatiotemporal quantification of trends in surface water extent dynamics with implications for water policy in a water scarce region 250 - - - 250
p45 Luming Shen University of Sydney Modelling high strain rate responses of unsaturated porous media 250 - - - 250
xc0 Albert Van Dijk Australian National University The next generation of environmental remote sensing, data assimilation and forecasting systems 250 - - - 250
11894 (jb63) Anthony Weiss University of Sydney Hierarchical Assembly of Elastin Fibres 250 - - - 250
xn6 Elizabeth Ritchie-Tyo UNSW Canberra WRF Testing for Tropical Cyclone Studies 250 - - - 250
g16 Ravi Jagadeeshan Monash University Sticky polymers in flow: Nexus between microscopic and macroscopic dynamics 250 - - - 250
ol9 Adrian Pudsey Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Aerothermodynamics of Hypersonic Flight and Enabling Technologies 250 - - - 250
11911 (mf16) Alan Blair University of NSW Hierarchical Deep Reinforcement Learning 250 - - - 250
ng6 Joseph Horvat University of Wollongong Blue shift of terahertz absorption lines for molecular crystals 250 - - - 250
y94 Paul Cally Monash University Numerical modelling of MHD effects and sunspot interior structure and dynamics - 250 - - 250
y84 Jingxian Yu University of Adelaide Peptronics: Understanding the Relationship between Structures and Properties 250 - - - 250
p39 Elizabeth Krenske University of Queensland Theoretical Modelling of Molecular Structure and Reactivity 250 - - - 250
11851 (ku36) Jatin Kala Murdoch University Can land surface radiation management reduce the intensity of heat waves? 250 - - - 250
h72 Salvy Russo Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Prediction of the Properties of Materials and Nanomaterials 250 - - - 250
11821 (ly85) Alejandro Di Luca* University of NSW The future intensity of extreme East Coast Lows 250 - - - 250
11825 (sx60) Daniel Duke* Monash University Simulating turbulent multiphase flows in pressurised metered-dose inhalers 250 - - - 250
11892 (tf26) Francisco Gomez Carrasco* Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Data-driven methods for turbulent flow control 250 - - - 250
d43 Brian Yates University of Tasmania Designing Better Catalysts 250 - - - 250
fz2 Allan Canty University of Tasmania Catalysis and Organometallic Chemistry 250 - - - 250
nk1 David Gwyther* University of Tasmania Assessing ice shelf-ocean interaction through intercomparison and validation 250 - - - 250
qn67 Callum Atkinson* Monash University Extending numerical simulation of turbulent flows via assimilation with experimental data 250 - - - 250
wa6 Martin Singh* Monash University Understanding tropical circulations using idealised and comprehensive models 250 - - - 250
fb7 Naotsugu Tsuchiya Monash University Computational approaches towards the neuronal basis of consciousness - - 200 - 200
dy4 Andrew Melatos University of Melbourne Neutron stars and their gravitational wave emission: extreme nuclear physics laboratories - - 160 - 160
11884 Gregory Lumpkin ANSTO Atomistic Simulations of Nuclear Materials - - 100 - 100
rw5 Lei Wang University of Wollongong Exploring National Treasure: Automatic Photo Search for the Large Collection of National Archives of Australia - - 100 - 100
y96 David Chalmers Monash University The dynamics of drug behaviour in the human body - - 100 - 100
db2 Timothy Garoni Monash University Design, analysis and application of Monte Carlo methods in statistical mechanics 100 - - - 100
11885 Joseph Yang* Murdoch Children's Research Institute Epileptogenicity in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: an ultra-high field MRI study of tuber microstructure - - 50 - 50
gb5 Roger Ordidge University of Melbourne Melbourne Brain Centre 7T MRI Protocol Development - - 50 - 50
11893 Ivan Lee University of South Australia Visual analysis of snail and slug movement in an open field - - 25 - 25
TOTALS (KSU) 116336 103142 1575 816 221869