### Professor

- Email: chin@physics.tamu.edu
- Phone: 979-845-4190
- Office: MPHY 407
- Websites: Personal Website

#### Biography

Professor Siu A. Chin received his B.S. degree from MIT in 1971 and his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1975. He was a research associate at the University of Illinois from 1975-1978 and at MIT from 1978-1980. Prof. Chin was adjunct assistant professor at UCLA from 1980 to 1984, and joined the Texas A&M faculty in 1984.Professor Chin's research interests include nuclear and subnuclear high density matter, Monte Carlo calculations of quantum many-body problems such as helium droplets, Bose-Einstein condensate, quantum dots and the development of new quantum Monte Carlo and classical symplectic algorithms for solving diverse physical problems based on forward-time factorization schemes.

#### Research Interests

#### Recent Publications

- A truly elementary proof of Bertrand's theorem [2015]
- Anatomy of the Akhmediev breather: Cascading instability, first formation time, and Fermi-Pasta-Ulam recurrence [2015]
- A unified derivation of finite-difference schemes from solution matching [2015]
- High-order Path Integral Monte Carlo methods for solving quantum dot problems [2015]
- Understanding Saul'yev-Tpye Unconditionally Stable Schemes from Exponential Splitting [2014]

#### Awards and Recognition

- Fellow of the American Physical Society (American Physical Society, 2006)