Wei Chen



Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, California State University, Northridge, USA
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Teaching:
I am teaching Physics 100A this semester.




Education:

M. Sc. A. Biomedical Engineering- March 2008
Advisor: Professor Alain Vinet
Université de Montréal, Canada

Graduate Diploma in Computer Sciencs - May 2003
Concordia University, Canada

Ph. D Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics- March 2000
Advisor: Director of Physics Department Kazuo Hida
Saitama University, Japan

M. Sc. Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics - March 1997
Okayama University, Japan

B. Sc. Theoretical Physics - July 1986
Shanghai Normal University, China

Shanghai Da Tong High School - July 1982
Shanghai Da Tong High School, China

Working Experience:


April 2008-present
Postdoc: Biophysics
Supervisor: Professor Yohannes Shiferaw
Department of Physics, California State University, Northridge, USA

September 2005-September 2006
Research Associate: Bioinformatics
Supervisor: Professor Normand Mousseau
Department of Physics, Université de Montréal, Canada

April 2000-March 2003
Postdoc: Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
Supervisor: Professor Bryan C. Sanctuary
Department of Chemistry, McGill University, Canada

July 1986 - July 1992
Assistant professor: Courses in General Physics
Department of Physics, Shanghai Maritime Vocational & Technical college, China


Research:

Studying the modification of Beeler-Reuter model (MBR model) for the dynamics of sustained re-entry in a cable cardiac tissue with gap junction by the linear finite element method and the numerical simulation method.

Using ART-OPEP and Molecular Dynamic methods to study the amyloid beta protein aggregation. This research is associated with Alzheimer's Disease.

Theoretical study of the statistical mechanics of quantum spin systems with spatial structures using numerical exact diagonalization, conformal field theory, level spectroscopy method and phenomenological renormalization group method.

Selected Publications:


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