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Tung-Mow Yan

Professor Emeritus

Tung-Mow Yan

PHYSICAL SCIENCES BUILDING, Room 444
ty18@cornell.edu
607-255-7125

Educational Background

BS, 1960, National Taiwan University. Ph.D., 1968, Harvard University. Research Associate, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, 1968-70. Assistant Professor, Physics, Cornell University, 1970-76. Associate Professor, Physics, Cornell University, 1976-81. Professor, Physics, Cornell University, 1981-present. Visiting appointments at: Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, 1973-74. Theory Division, CERN, 1977-78. Physics Department, National Taiwan University, 1986. Institue of Physics, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, 1991-92. National Center of Theoretical Sciences, Hsinchu, Taiwan, 1997. Alfred Sloan Fellow, 1974-78. Fellow, American Physics Society.

Overview

Quantum field theory; Standard Model physics; heavy quark physics; large Nc QCD; structure of elementary particles

Departments/Programs

  • Physics

Affiliations

  • Cornell Institute for High-Energy Phenomenology (CIHEP)
  • Laboratory for Elementary-Particle Physics (LEPP)

Research

Retired January 2010 and is no longer advising students.