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Past courses



  • 01/11/2021: Tharon made to NCUR2021@home. COngratulation!
  • 12/13/2020: Tharon won the outstanding presenter award at GCURS. (fullsize)
  • 11/05/2020: Juan Pablo and Tharon presented their work at SESAPS2020.
  • 10/31/2020: Juan Pablo and Tharon presented their work at GCURS2020

Recent Publications (full list, Google Scholar)

  • MBoC (2021)
    Modeling the dynamic behaviors of the COPI vesicle formation regulators, the small GTPase Arf1 and its activating Sec7 guanine nucleotide exchange factor GBF1 on Golgi membranes
  • J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 53 (2020), 275303
    An operator derivation of the Feynman-Vernon theory, with applications to the generating function of bath energy changes and to anharmonic baths
  • Physical Review Research 1 (2019), 033018
    Steady-state thermodynamics of small quantum systems under the continuous measurement by environments.
  • Physica A (2019), 122627
    Entropy production of a small quantum system under strong coupling with an environment: A computational experiment
Recent Presentations (full list)
  • Entropy production of a small quantum system strongly interacting with an environment: A computational experiment (NORDITA, Stockholm, 2019) [pdf]
  • Steady state thermodynamics of qubits strongly coupled to bosonic environments (50 years of Stochastic processes at UCSD, San Diego, 2019) [pdf]
Workshop Homepage(full list)
About me

I am available to meet with you virtually via Zoom by appointment during my virtual office hours shown below. Please make an appointment via email.

Dr. Ryoichi Kawai

Virtual Office Hour: Wed. 12:30-1:30pm
Tel: (205) 934-3931
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University of Alabama at Birmingham
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