Sébastien Hamel

Contact information:

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
7000 East Avenue, L-413
Livermore, CA 94550
email: hamel2@llnl.gov
phone: 925-423-8048
fax: 925-422-6594


  • Ph.D., Physics, University of Montreal, 2003
  • M.S., Astrophysics, University of Montreal, 1998
  • B.S., Physics, University of Montreal, 1995


My research interests include using large-scale parallel Monte-Carlo, classical and quantum molecular dynamics computations and deep learning algorithms to address issues in planetary science, in inertial confinement fusion and in projects centered on the structural, optical and transport properties of nanostructures and molecular crystals.

In the popular press:

Image credit: @iammoteh for Quanta Magazine: https://www.quantamagazine.org/black-hot-superionic-ice-may-be-natures-most-common-form-of-water-20190508

Recent publications: