Hyowon Park

    Email Address: hyowon@uic.edu
    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: Physics
    Title: Assistant Professor
    Office: SES 2376 Phone: 312-996-8913
    Webpage: http://phys.uic.edu/physics/people/faculty-and-instructors/hyowon-park
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics.
    Quantum and statistical mechanics in solid-states.
    Numerical simulation of strongly correlated electron system.
    Electronic structure calculation of complex materials.
    Density functional theory.
    Dynamical mean field theory.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 3

    Qualifications of a Student:
    prerequisite classes: Quantum Mechanics, Statistical Mechanics, Solid-state physics
    preferred major: Physics

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Students will learn basic scientific coding techniques using the Python programming language.
    He or she will run modern scientific simulation packages or code a Python script to study and understand novel quantum properties in complex solids.
    A specific topic can be determined after the discussion with students.

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