Doctoral Student News, Publications
The City University of New York and The City College of New YorkPhysics Doctoral Graduates ◊ AY 2012-2013
Congratulations to our recent graduates!Listed below are the recipients of joint degrees with The City University of New York and The City College of New York of the Ph.D. in Physics, their dissertation titles and their respective advisors.
September 2012 DegreeMr. Yuliang Jin – Prof. Hernan Makse, City College of New York
Statistical Mechanics of Jammed Packings of Spheres.
Mr. Eli Lansey – Prof. David Crouse, City College of New York
Aperture Array Photonic Metamaterials: Theoretical Approaches, Numerical Techniques and a Novel Application.
Mr. Lei Zhang – Prof. Ronald Koder, City College of New York
Engineering Cofactor and Ligand Binding in an Artificial Neuroglobin.
February 2013 DegreeMr. Bo Wen – Dist. Prof. Myriam Sarachik, City College of New York
Dipolar Interactions, Long Range Order and Random Fields in a Single Molecule Magnet, Mn12-acetate.
May 2013 DegreeMr. Juraj Tekel – Dist. Prof. V. Parameswaran Nair and Prof. Alexios Polychronakos, City College of New York
Fuzzy Field Theory as a Random Matrix Model.
Physics Research at CCNY (pdf)
The City College is the major participant in the University Ph.D. program in Physics. A set of graduate courses is offered at City College, as well as extensive research facilities for experimental and theoretical research. Both master's and undergraduate students often take part in these research efforts.
Some of the courses offered regularly on the advanced level include:
V1200: Continuum Mechanics 4 CR.
V2500-2600: Quantum Field Theory 4 CR./SEM.
V3400: Theory of Relativity 4 CR.
V4500-4600: Quantum Theory of Solids 4 CR./SEM.
V5100-5900: Selected Topics in Advanced Physics 4 CR.
Application to the Ph.D. Program in Physics at the City University of New York
Information for Doctoral Students: Research Brochure
Prof. V. Parameswaran Nair