Kaiwen (Kevin) Tian

 

                                                        

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

 

 

Education:

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.

 

Publications:

New jamming scenario: From marginal jamming to deep jamming

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

 

Awards:

Outstanding Students Silver Award, 2008, USTC

Outstanding Students Silver Award,  2010, USTC

STLE Philadelphia chapter scholarship, 2016