Hwa-Tung Nieh  

     Professor, Director (1997-2012)

   

Education background

B.Sc.  National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, China 

M.A.    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.

Ph.D. Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Experience

Director and Professor   1997-present  Institute for Advanced Study, Tsinghua University

Professor Emeritus  1997-present   C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor 1968-1997 State University of New York at Stony Brook

Research Associate 1966-1968 Institute for Theoretical Physics, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Adjunct Professor 1998-present Hong Kong University of Science & Technology

Visting Professor 1998-present Peking University

Visting Professor 1999-present China University of Science & Technology

Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects

Quantum Gravity Theory

Topological Properties of  Quantum Gravity

Propagation of Neutrinos in Super-dense Media

Academic Achievement

1 “Renormalization Effects and the Cabibbo Angle”, Phys. Rev. Letters 15, 902 (1965).

2 “ Decay and Current Algebra” (in collaboration with W.A. Bardeen, L.S. Brown, and B.W. Lee), Phys. Rev. Letters 18, 1170 (1967).

3 Generalized Weinberg Sum Rules and the Axialvextor Cabibbo Angle”, Phys. Rev. Letters 19, 43 (1967).

4 Pion Electromagnetic Mass Difference” (in collaboration with I.S. Gerstein, B.W. Lee, and H.J. Schnitzer), Phys. Rev. Letters 19, 1064 (1967).

5 “T = 3/2 Admixture in Nonleptonic Decays of K-Mesons”, phys. Rev. Letters 20, 82 (1968).

6 “SU(3) Goldberger Treiman Relations and the Cabibbo Angle”, Phys. Rev. Letters 20, 1254 (1968).

7 “Current Algebra, Subtracted Dispersion Relations, and Kl3 Form Factors”, Phys. Rev. Letters 21, 116 (1968)

8 “Fragmentation Models for Inelastic Lepton-Hadron Scattering (in collaboration with J.M. Wang), Phys. Rev. Letters 26, 1139 (1971).

9 ”High Energy Behavior of Nonabelian Gauge Theories” (in collaboration with Y.P. Yao), Phys.Rev. Letters 32, 1074 (1974).

10 “Possible Interactions of the J Particle” (in collaboration with T.T. Wu and C.N. Yang), Phys. Rev. Letters 34, 49 (1974).

11 “Inelastic Neutrino Scatterings: Non-scaling Effects at Large " (in collaboration with F, Hayot), Phys. Rev. Letters 35, 810 (1975).

12 “Multi-muon Production in High Energy Muon Scattering” (in collaboration with F. Bletzacker and A. Soni), Phys. Rev. Letters 37, 1316 (1976).

13 “Semi-Leptonic Decays of Charmed Mesons Produced in Electron-Positron Annihilation” (in collaboration with F. Bletzacker and A. Soni), Phys. Rev. D16, 732 (1977).

14 “Trimuon and Same-Sign Dimuon Production in Neutrino Scattering” (in collaboration with F. Bletzacker and A. Soni), Phys. Rev. Letters 38, 1241 (1977).

15 “An Identity in Riemann-Cartan Geometry” (in collaboration with M.L. Yan), J. Math. Phys. 23, 373 (1980).

16 “Quantized Dirac Field in Curved Riemann-Cartan Background” (in collaboration with M.L. Yan), Ann. Phys. 138, 237 (1982).

17 “Lorentz Anomaly” (in collaboration with L.N. Chang), Phys. Rev. Letters 53, 21 (1984).

18 “Quantum Effects on 4-Dimensional Space-Time Symmetries”, Phys. Rev. Letters 53, 2219 (1984).

19 “Off-Diagonal Long Range Order: Meissner Effect and Flux Quantization” (in collaboration with G. Su and B.H. Zhao), Phys. Rev. B51, 3760 (1995).

20 “Ward Identities for Transport of Classical Waves in Disordered Media” (in collaboration with Liu Chen and Ping Sheng), Phys. Rev. E45, 1145 (1998).