Dr Mervlyn Moodley

Dr Moodley is a theoretician whose research focuses primarily on the utilization of Classical and Quantum Monte Carlo methods to solve problems in theoretical physics.

He holds a MS and PhD from the University of Rhode Island, USA. He is presently interested in developing computational tools for Open Quantum Systems.

Dr Moodley is also the Leader of the South African International Physics Olympiad team.
  MS, PhD - University of Rhode Island
MSc - University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg
BSc (Honours) 
Discipline:   Physics
Campus:   Westville
  031 260 1355
Research Areas:   Quantum Research
Computational Research
Recent Publications:   Mervlyn Moodley, The lognormal distribution and quantum Monte Carlo data, Communications in Computational Physics, 15, pp. 1352-1367 (2014).

Mervlyn Moodley, Accurate rovibrational state energies of bosonic van der Waal dimers, International Journal of Modern Physics C, Vol. 24, No. 8, 1350057 (2013).

Mervlyn Moodley, S. Paul and T Nsio Nzundu, Stochastic wave-function unravelling of the generalized Lindblad equation using correlated states, Physica Scripta 85, 045002 (2012).


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