Wenfeng Chen

Wenfeng Chen

 Wenfeng Chen
Lecturer in Applied Mathematics


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Mathematics + Physics Department
College of Arts + Sciences


  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Guelph (09/2000 – 08/2002)
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Winnipeg ( 09/1998 – 08/2000)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Research Scientist, University of Helsinki and Helsinki Institute of Physics (02/1996 – 08/1998)
  • Ph. D. in Theoretical High Energy Physics and Mathematical Physics, Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing (1996)
  • M. Sc. in Mathematical Physics, Lanzhou University (1991)
  • B. Sc. in Theoretical Physics, Lanzhou University (1988)

Honors and Awards

  • World Laboratory Research Fellowship, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1996

Areas of Research

  • Topological quantum field Theory
  • Quantum field theory
  • Supersymmetric Quantum Theory and Supergravity
  • Differential geometry and geometric analysis
  • Quantum theory
  • Application of quantum field theory to condensed matter physics including nanostructure and nanoscience

Selected Publications

  • New Superconformal Field Theory in Four Dimensions and N=1 Duality,
    Phys. Rep. 346 (2001) 89-341,
    M. Chaichian, W.F. Chen and C. Montonen.
  • Differential Geometry from Quantum Field Theory,
    Int. J. Geom. Methods Mod. Phys. 10 (2013) 135003 (32 pages)
    W.F. Chen  
  • Chern-Simons Spinor Electrodynamics in the Light-cone Gauge,
    Phys. Rev. D86 (2012) 125012 (17 pages)
    W.F. Chen  
  • Supergravity Dual of the Superconformal Anomaly,
    Int. J. Mod. Phys. A26 (2011) 4475-4509
    W.F. Chen
  • The Holographic Supercurrent Anomaly,
    Nucl. Phys. B678 (2004) 317-338,
    M. Chaichian and W.F. Chen
  • Constraint from Anomalous Magnetic Moment and Lamb Shift on Lorentz and CPT Violation in Quantum Electrodynamics,
    Phys. Rev. D62 (2000) 105029 (25 pages),
    W.F. Chen and G. Kunstatter
  • Understanding Radiatively Induced Lorentz and CPT Violation in Differential Regularization,
    Phys. Rev. D60 (1999) 85007 (9 pages),
    W.F. Chen.
  • On the Low-energy Effective Action of N=2Supersymmetric Yang-Mills Theory,
    Nucl. Phys. B537 (1999) 161-183,
    M. Chaichian, W.F. Chen and C. Montonen.
  • Softly Broken N=1 Supersymmetric QCD,
    Phys. Lett. B432 (1998) 120-183,
    M. Chaichian, W.F. Chen and T. Kobayashi.
  • Quantum Holonomy in Three-dimensional General Covariant Field Theory and Link Invariant,
    Phys. Rev. D56 (1997) 1170-1174,
    W.F. Chen, H.C. Lee and Z.Y. Zhu.
  • Differential Regularization of Topologically Massive Yang-Mills Theory and Chern-Simons Theory,
    Phys. Rev. D55 (1997) 3664-3673,
    W.F. Chen, H.C. Lee and Z.Y. Zhu.
  • Gauss Law Constraints in Chern-Simons Theory from BRST Quantization,
    Phys. Lett. B387 (1996) 785-790,
    M. Chaichian, W.F. Chen and Z.Y. Zhu.


At SUNY Polytechnic Institute

  • MAT-112: Elements of Calculus
  • MAT-381: Abstract Algebra
  • MAT-230: Differential Equations
  • MAT-260: Ordinary Differential Equations and Series Solutions
  • MAT-152: Calculus II (start from Spring 2017)

At Laurentian University

  • MATH-2066: Introduction to Differential Equations
  • MATH-4377: Selected Topics in Applied Mathematics II: Nonlinear Optimization, Introduction to Wavelet Analysis and Game Theory Basics

At Nipissing University

  • MATH-5056: Algebra
  • MATH-6001(Individual Graduate Reading Course): Mathematical Physics and Analysis on Differential Manifolds
  • MATH-3156: Abstract Algebra I
  • MATH-2046: Advanced Linear Algebra I
  • MATH-3266: Differential Equation I
  • MATH-3267: Differential Equations II
  • MATH-3146: Complex Analysis I
  • MATH-3276: Probability and Statistics II
  • MATH-3286: Mathematics of Finance
  • MATH-2076: Probability and Statistics I
  • PHYS-1005: General Physics  
  • PHYS-1006: General Physics I: Classical Mechanics
  • PHYS-1007: General Physics II: Fluid Dynamics, Mechanical Wave and Thermodynamics
  • PHYS-2006: General Physics III: Electromagnetism (Lecture and Lab)

At Wilfrid Laurier University

  • MA110: Introduction to Differential and Integral Calculus
  • MA255: Continuous and Discrete Transforms
  • MA104: Calculus II

At National Taiwan University

  • Graduate Seminar Course: Quantum Field Theory and Modern Differential Geometry

At National Tsing Hua University

  • Graduate Course: Special Topic in Quantum Field Theory

At University of Helsinki

  • Graduate Special Topic Course: Nonpertubative Supersymmetric Gauge Theory

Professional Service

  • Organizing Team Member of the International Workshop “Geometry and Symmetry based Mathematical and Computational Methods with Applications in Engineering, Science and Education”, 24-30/08/2015, SUNY Polytechnic Institute
  • Faculty advisor for Asian Student Club, State University of New York Polytechnic Institute, 09/2014 – 08/2015
  • Adjudication Panel Member of OGS (Ontario Graduate Scholarship), 2011-2012.
  • Organizing Committee Member of 2005 Taipei International Summer Institute on Strings, Particles and Fields held at the National Taiwan University, 06-08/2005


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