Li, Yang aka. Young
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Curriculum Vitae
 2010  present, Graduate Student in Physics, Iowa State University, ISU, Ames, Iowa, US.
 2006  2010, B.S. in Physics, University of Science & Technology of China, USTC, Hefei, China
 2003  2006, No. 2 Middle School , Shijiazhuang , Hebei , China
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Research Interests:
Theoretical Nuclear Physics (NonPerturbative Quantum Field Theory, Hadron Physics),
Computational Physics
Ph.D. Advisor: Prof. James P. Vary
Publications:
Journals

Yang Li, V. A. Karmanov, P. Maris, J. P. Vary, Ab Initio Approach to the NonPerturbative Scalar Yukawa Model,
Phys. Lett. B 748, 278283 (2015); [arXiv:1504.05233 [nuclth]]

Paul Wiecki, Yang Li, Xingbo Zhao, Pieter Maris, James P. Vary, Basis lightfront quantization approach to positronium,
Phys. Rev. D 91, 105009 (2015); [arXiv:1404.6234 [nuclth]]
 Shengjun Wu, Yang Li, Weak Measurement beyond the AharonovAlbertVaidman formalism, Phys. Rev. A 83, 052106 (2011); [arXiv:1010.1155 [quantph]]
Proceedings

Yang Li, V. A. Karmanov, Pieter Maris and James P. Vary,
NonPerturbative Calculation of the Scalar Yukawa Theory in FourBody Truncation,
published online in FewBody Syst. 56, 495 (2015); [arXiv:1411.1707 [nuclth]]; (Presented at LightCone2014, Raleigh, North Carolina)

Paul Wiecki, Yang Li, Xingbo Zhao, Pieter Maris, James P. Vary, Nonperturbative Calculation of the Positronium Mass Spectrum in Basis LightFront Quantization, FewBody Syst. 56, 489 (2015); [arXiv:1502.02993 [nuclth]]

Yang Li, Paul W. Wiecki, Xingbo Zhao, Pieter Maris, James P. Vary, Introduction to Basis LightFront Quantization Approach to QCD Bound State Problems, Proceedings of International Conference "Nuclear Theory in the Supercomputing Era  2013" (NTSE2013), Ames, IA, USA, May 1317, 2013. Eds. A. M. Shirokov and A. I. Mazur. Pacific National University, Khabarovsk, Russia, 2014, p. 136; [arXiv:1311.2980 [nuclth]]

P. W. Wiecki, Yang Li, X. Zhao, P. Maris and J. P. Vary, Positronium in Basis LightFront Quantization, in Proc. Int. Conf. Nucl. Theor. Supercomputing
Era (NTSE2013), Ames, IA, USA, May 1317, 2013, edited by A. M. Shirokov and A. I. Mazur. Pacific
National University, Khabarovsk, 2014, p. 146; [arXiv:1311.2908 [nuclth]]

Pieter Maris, Paul Wiecki, Yang Li, Xingbo Zhao and James P. Vary, Bound state calculations in QED and QCD using Basis LightFront Quantization,
Acta Phys. Polon. Supp., 6, p. 321 (2013)
Talks:

Introduction to Basis Light Front Quantization Approach to QCD Bound State Problem.
Invited Talk at International Conference on Nuclear Theory in the Supercomputing Era (NTSE2013), May 1317, 2013, Ames, Iowa

NonPerturbative Calculation of Scalar Yukawa Theory in LightFront Dynamics. Invited Talk at Light Cone 2014 (LC2014), May 2630, 2014, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Scalar Yukawa Model on the Light Front: ab initio approach to quantum field theory.
Contributed Talk at APS April meeting 2015, Apr. 1114, Baltimore, Maryland.
 2011  2014: Midwest Theory GetTogether (MWTGT), XXIV  XXVII, Argonne National Lab, IL

Quarkonium in a holographic basis, XXVIII MWTGT, Sep. 1112, 2015.

Convergence of the Fock Sector Expansion in LightFront Hamiltonian Field Theory, XXVII MWTGT, Sep. 56, 2014.
 A Novel Basis for LightFront Quantum Field Theory, XXV MWTGT, Sep. 78, 2012.
 Calculation of BLFQ Hamiltonian Matrix Elements, XXIV MWTGT, Sep. 2324, 2011.
Honors:
 McCartor Fellowship Awards (2014)
Teaching:
 Currently mentoring two secondyear graduate students on LightFront Quantum Field Theory, 2015 Summer  present
 PHYS 681&682 Quantum Field Theory I&II, as substitute lecturer for about 2 weeks, 2012F2013S
 PHYS 222 Introduction to Classical Physics I, section 25 & 36, as recitation TA, 2012F
 PHYS 112 General Physics, section 15, as recitation TA, 2011F
 PHYS 321 Introduction to Modern Physics I, as grader, 2011F
 PHYS 221 Lab Introduction to Classical Physics I, Section M DD K E & Y, as lab instructor, 2011S
 PHYS 112 Lab General Physics, Section F & G, as lab instructor, 2010F
 PHYS 101 Physics for the Nonscientist, as grader, 2010F
Summer Schools:
 XXV National Nuclear Physics Summer School (NNPSS 2013), Stony Brook University, Long Island, New York (July 15  26, 2013)
Notes:
Programming:
 Specialty: numerical methods, high performance computing, computational physics
 Languages:
 Proficient: C/C++, Fortran, MPI, OpenMP, Java
 Familiar: Python, HTML, Shell Script, Assembly Language
 Computational Tools: Mathematica, Arpack, Lapack, ScaLapack
 OS & Softwares: GNU/Linux (+OS X), Windows, VIM
Developments:
 colorsinglet.m
is a Mathematica package to compute the number of SU(3) color singlets from the number of quarks, antiquarks and gluons.
It is based on Young tableau.
 LightFrontSpinors.m
is a Mathematica package that defines the gamma matrices and spinors used in lightfront dynamics. See my notes,
Spinors on the light front for details.
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