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Tzu-Chieh Wei

Assistant Professor
C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Stony Brook, NY 11794
Tel: (631) 632-7966


PhD   Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC),  October 2004

Dissertation title: "Quantum entanglement: geometric quantification and applications to multi-partite states and quantum phase transitions"
Under supervision of Prof. Paul M. Goldbart
Thesis committee: Prof. Paul M. Goldbart, Prof. Paul G. Kwiat,
                            Prof. Anthony J. Leggett, and Prof. Michael B. Weissman

M. S.  Physics, National Taiwan University (NTU), June 1996

      Thesis title: "Glueball mass calculation"
                  Under supervision of Prof. Ting Wai Chiu

B. A.  Physics, National Taiwan University, June 1994

Positions and Related Experience

Assistant Professor, SUNY-SB Sep 2011 -
Research Associate, UBC Nov 2010 - Sep 2011
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, UBC Sep 2009 - Nov 2010
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, IQC Sep 2007 - Aug 2009
Postdoctoral Research Associate, UIUC Sep 2004 - Aug 2007 
Graduate Research Assistant, UIUC 2001 - 2004 
Graduate Research Assistant, NTU 1994 - 1996

Professional Services 

      1. 2013-  Committee Member of CLEO 2014 Quantum Science, Engineering and Technology
      2. 2013-  Editorial Board of Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group)
      3. 2012-  Editorial Board of Chinese Journal of Physics
      4. Served on the organizing committee of 10th Canadian Summer School
          of Quantum Information and Workshop 2010 [enter here]
     5. Served on the organizing committee of TQC 2009 (4th workshop on theory of
          quantum computation, communication and cryptography 2009) [enter here]
      6. Referee for Nature, Physical Review Letters, Physical Review A & B, New Journal of
          Physics, Scientific Reports, European Physics Letters, Journal of Physics A, Quantum Information and Computation,
          Journal of Mathematical Physics, Modern Physics Letters, Optics Communications,
          Journal of Optics and Laser Technology, Foundations of Physics, Chinese Journal of Physics,
          International Journal of Modern Physics B
      7. Referee for conference submission:
          STOC 2014 (46th Annual Symposium on the Theory of Computing)
          TQC 2011 (Workshop on Theory of Quantum Computation, Communication and Cryptography),
          STACS 2010 (International Symposium on Theoretical Aspects of Computer Science),
          ISIT 2010 (The IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory),                              
          QIP 2009 (Workshop on Quantum Information Processing)
          TQC 2009 (Workshop on Theory of Quantum Computation, Communication and Cryptography)
          AQIS 2009 (Asian Conference on Quantum Information Science)                                                    


Honors and Awards

1. John Bardeen Award, 2004
2. Harry G. Drickamer Research Fellowship, 2003
3. Mavis Memorial Fund Scholarship Award, 2002
4. Inducted to the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi 2002
5. The Ministry of Education Graduate Fellowship, Taiwan, 1994 - 1996
6. Scholarship for Gifted Senior High School Students Studying Mathematics and
    Natural Sciences (Ministry of Education, Taiwan), 1990 - 1994

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