Kaiwen (Kevin) Tian



img_3723 Email: kaiwtian@sas.upenn.edu | Office: 112 Towne




Ph.D. Candidate, Physics and Astronomy ( expected in August 2017 ), University of Pennsylvania

B.S., Physics, ( 2011 ), University of Science and Technology of China

Research Interests:

My current project is on rock friction and rate and state friction (RSF) laws at the nanoscale, mainly with the surface analytical techniques and microscopy such as AFM.



New jamming scenario: From marginal jamming to deep jamming

Cang Zhao, Kaiwen Tian, Ning Xu, Physical Review Letters 106, 125503 (2011)



Outstanding Students Silver Award, 2008, USTC

Outstanding Students Silver Award,  2010, USTC

STLE Philadelphia chapter scholarship, 2016