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Guangyao Chen

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry and Physics

Email address  ychen3@ju.edu
Telephone number  9042567868
Office location  Merritt Penticoff 204


  • Ph.D., Texas A&M University
  • M.S., Wuhan University
  • B.S., Wuhan University

Dr. Chen is a theoretical nuclear physicist who is working on understanding the fundamental interactions and structure of matters through both analytical calculation and computation methods, including classical and quantum computing methods. His complete publication list can be found on InSpire: https://inspirehep.net/authors/1395178

Recent publications

  • Light-front wavefunctions of mesons by design, M. Li, Y. Li, G. Chen, T. Lappi, J. P. Vary,  Eur.Phys.J.C 82 (2022) 11, 1045.
  • Ultrarelativistic quark-nucleus scattering in a light-front Hamiltonian approach, M. Li, X. Zhao, P. Maris, G. Chen, Y. Li, J. P. Vary, Phys.Rev. D101, 076016 (2020).
  • Heavy quarkonia production at LHC and EIC using Basis Light-Front Quantization wavefunctions, G. Chen, Y. Li, K. Tuchin, J. P. Vary, Phys.Rev. C100, 025208 (2019).

Recent conferences presentations

  • The 6th conference of Nuclear Theory in Supercomputing Era, Lanzhou, China, June 4-6, 2023.
  • The 9th International Conference on Quarks and Nuclear Physics, Florida State University, September 5-9, 2022.
  • The 14th Conference on the Intersections of Particle and Nuclear Physics, Lake Buena Vista, FL, August 29-September 4, 2022.
  • Light Cone 2021: Physics of Hadrons on the Light Front, Jeju Island, Korea, November 28-December 4, 2021.