Lei Ma

Current Status: Physics PhD Candidate

Summary

  • I am a Ph.D. candidate @ University of New Mexico.
  • I do research in neutrino oscillations.
  • I am interested in and studying neuroscience and complex phenomena.
  • I have built together with friends: NeuPhysics for neutrino physics, InterImm (in Chinese) for imagination in space faring human civilation.
  • I wrote a lot of online notes for physics in general, and statistical mechanics.

Education

University of New Mexico

Physics ; 08/2013 - ; Albuquerque, USA

Research in neutrino oscillations

Shandong University

Physics ; 09/2006 - 05/2010 ; Jinan, China

Research in piezoelectric ceramics and cosmic microwave background

Skills

  • HTML/CSS
  • Python
  • Mathematica
  • C
  • Data visualization
  • Analytical methods

Research

  • Neutrino Physics: Neutrino oscillations in matter, stimulated neutrino oscillations, neutrino self-interaction, gravitational effect.

  • Piezoelectric Material: High temperature piezoelectric ceramics

  • Cosmology: f(R) theory

  • Biophysics, and Neuroscience: saltatory conduction, statistical physics and neuroscience

Selected Pulications

  • Lei Ma, Kun Zhao, Jixia Li, Qi Wu, Minglei Zhao, Chunlei Wang,, Dielectric and Piezoelectric Properties of (Li,Ce) Modified NaBi5Ti5O18 Composite Ceramics, Journal of Rare Earths 27, 496 (2009).

  • Lei Ma, Kun Zhao, Jixia Li and Hongze Zhang, The Modification of Malus Law for Depolarized Polaroid and Experimental Verification, College Physics 29, 58 (2010).

Selected Projects

  • github.com/NeuPhysics: A website and GitHub organization for neutrino physics.

  • github.com/neuronstar: A website and GitHub organization for the connection between neuroscience and physics. A reading club is hosted here.

Selected Honors and Awards

  • First Prize of Excellent Undergraduate Scholarship (Scholarship), 2007

  • Third Prize of Excellent Undergraduate Scholarship (Scholarship), 2008

  • Second Prize of Excellent Undergraduate Scholarship (Scholarship), 2009

  • First Prize of May-4th Academic Contest (Award), 2008

Work, Intership, and Teaching

guokr.com

Guokr.com is the largest popular science and mooc company in China.

Fudan University

Physics lab teaching assistant

Fudan University

Physics lab teaching assistant

University of New Mexico

Teaching assistant

Non-Social

I am not really social. However, I do like to interact with people on the internet.