Report for ANU Grants and Usage on the VPP300 From Jan 99 Through Dec 99


Project Project Title Number of SU CPU
Code Researchers Awarded Used
Allen (Chemistry, Faculty of Science)
w50 Molecular Dynamics Studies of Membrane Ion Channels 5 4000 7589
Bachor (Physics and Theoretical Physics, Faculty of Science)
x09 Optical Homodyne Tomography 2 25 0
Baxter (Systems Engineering, RSISE)
v62 Automatic Feature Learning for OCR and Speech Recognition 2 50 0
Bicknell (Astronomy, RSAA)
w57 Simulation of Astrophysical Jets 2 1110 1
Blackwell (PRL, RSPhysSE)
k05 Computational Support of the H-1 Heliac 5 30 0
Braun (Geodynamics, RSES)
m22 Three-dimensional Modelling of Crustal Deformation Coupled to Surface Processes 4 875 1
Brent (CSL, RSISE)
k58 Applications of Integer Factorization 4 2000 12554
Chelvanayagam (Human Genetics, JCSMR)
x06 Mechanism of the GSTT2 Enzyme 3 175 0
x07 Flexibility of the GSTT2 Enzyme 3 525 13
Chung (Chemistry, Faculty of Science)
r06 Permeation of Ions Through Membrane Channels - Molecular Dynamics Studies 7 9750 9858
Collins (RSC)
s01 Molecular Potential Energy Surfaces by Interpolation 5 1000 846
Cummins (Computational Molecular Biology, JCSMR)
u51 qm/MM Calculations on Solvated Molecules 3 3800 2696
Davies (RSES)
k43 Mantle Convection 1 75 0
r01 Mantle Plumes 2 200 86
Debayle (Seismology, RSES)
x14 Surface Wave Tomography 1 1000 123
Dewar (Theoretical Physics, RSPhysSE)
s55 Plasma Turbulence in 3-Dimensional Magnetically Confined Plasmas 9 2750 359
Easteal (Human Genetics, JCSMR)
w02 Comparative Evolutionary Analysis of Mitochondrial Genomes Using Maximum Likelihood 3 100 0
Edmundson (Optical Sciences Centre, RSPhysSE)
x12 Dynamics of Partially Coherent Solitons 2 225 54
Ennis-King (Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, RSC)
x05 Electrokinetic Transport Properties of Ionic Systems 2 200 292
Evans (RSC)
s02 Calculation of the Stability of Phase Space Trajectories using Molecular Dynamics Simulations 3 4600 50
Fischer (Chemistry, Faculty of Science)
u01 Energies and Potential Surfaces of the Excited Electronic States of the Triazines 3 875 1583
u54 Structures and Vibrational Frequencies of Pure Halocarbon Clusters, and Mixed Clusters with Water 3 1075 1313
Gardner (Theoretical Physics, RSPhysSE)
k12 3D MHD Equilibrium and Stability 4 1350 590
Gready (Computational Molecular Biology, JCSMR)
u53 Definition of the Chemical Mechanism of the Photosynthetic Enzyme Rubisco 6 6125 5856
v53 Hybrid Quantum Mechanical and Molecular Mechanical Studies of the Reaction Mechanism of Lactate and Malate Dehydrogenase 3 1200 261
w05 Hybrid Quantum Mechanical and Molecular Mechanical Studies of the Reaction Mechanism of Dihydrofolate Reductase 4 3600 1972
x04 Simulation of the Structure of Sugar Chains of Glycoproteins 2 6600 6708
x11 Evaluation of the Potential of MOZYME for the Study of Enzyme Reaction Mechanisms 4 2300 1883
Gulacsi (Theoretical Physics, RSPhysSE)
x18 The Density Matrix Renormalization Group 3 250 0
Hall (Mathematics Research Section, SMS)
w12 Estimating the Components in a Mixture of Two Smooth Regression Curves 2 50 1
Houwing (Physics and Theoretical Physics, Faculty of Science)
v59 Planar Laser-Induced Fluorescence Imaging of Hypervelocity Flows; Computer Simulation and Sensitivity Analysis 6 150 1
Kennett (Seismology, RSES)
s52 Highly Nonlinear Solitary Waves in Compressible Fluids 3 475 211
Kuyucak (Theoretical Physics, RSPhysSE)
x15 Investigation of Continuum Approaches to Modelling of Membrane Channels 4 6000 6932
x16 Investigation of Anharmonic Phonon Excitations in Collective Nuclei 3 100 0
Lindesay (Geography, SREM)
s13 Modelling the Atmospheric Response to Mid-Latitude Forcing During Enso 2 1300 175
Ollis (Protein Structure, RSC)
s06 Protein Refinement and Engineering 8 100 0
Pace (Chemistry, Faculty of Science)
q63 Theoretical Studies of the Oxygen Evolving Site of Photosystem II 2 145 114
Petrie (Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, RSC)
w60 Ab Initio and Molecular Dynamical Studies on Systems of Chemical and Astrochemical Interest 3 100 17
Radom (Computational Quantum Chemistry, RSC)
k29 Gas-Phase Ion Chemistry 4 3495 2954
p03 Unusual Structural and Energetic Consequences of Ionization 7 2105 924
q07 Chemistry of Free Radicals 4 1460 263
q08 Theoretical Thermochemistry 2 3305 2226
r54 Planar Carbon 2 5720 4844
s08 Free Radical Polymerization Reactions 4 3195 2453
v01 Enzyme-Mediated Reactions 2 4505 3579
v55 Ion-Neutral Complexes 6 670 186
v56 Small Ring Phosphorus Chemistry 5 1605 1402
Savage (Physics and Theoretical Physics, Faculty of Science)
r62 Modelling Atomic Diffraction 4 500 194
Schranz (ANUSF, ITS)
s10 Efficient Calculation of Statistical and Dynamical Reaction Rates for Large Dimensional Molecular Systems 2 85 243
Smith (Plasma Research Laboratory, RSPhysSE)
w03 Modelling Low Pressure, Low Temperature Discharges using Particle-in-cell Techniques 4 25 0
Taylor (CRES)
m33 A 3-D Tropospheric Transport and Chemistry Model 6 50 0
Welberry (RSC)
p05 Computation of X-ray Diffraction Patterns for 3D Model Systems 4 485 120
Wickramasinghe (Mathematics, Faculty of Science)
w56 Accretion Disks Around Black Holes in Compact Binaries 4 100 0
Williams (Electronic Materials Engineering, RSPhysSE)
x03 Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Defects in Ion Implanted and Annealed Silicon 4 1500 751
Totals* 93090 82278


* Totals include projects not listed here which made little or no use of the grant