Welcome to Jeff Chenís Group












††† Address†††††††††††††

††† Department of Physics and Astronomy

††† University of Waterloo

††† Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1


††† Email††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

††† jeffchen@uwaterloo.ca


††† Phone Number†††

††† (519)888-4567 extension 35361 (office)


††† Education†††††††††††††††††††††††

††††††† 1982-1988, University of Maryland, USA, Ph.D in Physics.

1978-1982, Fudan University, China, B.Sc. in Physics.


††† Positions Held†††

n  9/2016-present: University Research Chair, University of Waterloo

n  7/2001-present: Professor of Physics, University of Waterloo.

n  9/2008-8/2016: Department Chair, Physics and Astronomy, University of†††† Waterloo.

n  1/2002-3/2007:Associate Dean for Computing, Faculty of Science,††††††† University of Waterloo.

n  7/1997-7/2001:Associate Professor of Physics, University of Waterloo.

n  9/1992-6/1997:Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Waterloo.

n  8/1990-8/1992:Research Staff, Xerox Research Center of Canada.

n  7/1988-7/1990:Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto. ††


††††† Fellowship

n  Fellow, American Physical Society ††


†††† Current Areas of Interest

n  Theories and computer simulations in soft condensed matter and biological physics: Polymers, membranes, protein folding, DNA structure, liquid crystals, etc.


n  Statistical physics and Monte Carlo/molecular dynamics simulations: development of statistical-physics models of macromolecules (DNA, proteins, polymers), new algorithm development for computer simulations, optimization method for complex systems, scaling theory, field theory.


†††† Recent Publications


n  Google scholar