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Wei Kang
Associate Professor
Center for Applied Physics and Technology
Peking University, Beijing 100081, China

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2002-2008 School of Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia, USA,  Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics

2001-2002 Liquid Crystal Institute (Chemical Physics Program), Kent State University, Ohio, USA

1998-2001 Physics Department, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, M.S. in Statistical Physics.

1994-1998 Physics Department, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, B.S. in Physics.

Professional Experience

2011-present Associate Professor, Center for Applied Physics and Technology, Peking University

2008-2011 Research Associate, Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, USA

Research Areas and Interests

1. High energy density physics
2. Hydrodynamics of high-speed compressible fluids
3. First-principles calculation of material properties and many-body theory of excited states
4. Large-scale parallel computation

Selected Publication List

1. Wei Kang, Uzi Landman and Ari Glezer, Thermal bending of nanojets: molecular dynamics simulations of an asymmetrically heated nozzle, Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 123116 (2008).
2. Wei Kang and Uzi Landman, Universality Crossover of the Pinch-Off Shape Profiles of Collapsing Liquid Nanobridges in Vacuum and Gaseous Environments, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 064504 (2007).
3. Wei Kang and Mark S. Hybertsen, Quasiparticle and Optical Properties of Rutile and Anatase TiO2, Phys. Rev. B. 82, 085203 (2010).
4. Wei Kang and Mark S. Hybertsen, Enhanced Static Approximations to the Electron Self-Energy Operator for Efficient Calculation of Quasiparticle Energies, Phys. Rev. B. 82, 195108 (2010).