Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Asst Prof Yong Ee Hou

Assistant Professor, School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences - Division of Physics & Applied Physics

Asst Prof Yong Ee Hou

E. H. Yong is a theoretical physicist with background in statistical physics and applied mathematics. He graduated from Stanford university in 2003 with a BSc in Physics, a BSc in Mathematics, and a MSc in Statistics. In 2012, he obtained his PhD from Harvard University. He joined the faculty of the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences at Nanyang Technological University in 2015.
Research Interests
My general research interests lies in statistical physics and biophysics. Topics include:
1) Statistical characterization of an energy or attractor landscape.
2) Multi-dimensional Brownian dynamics simulations in exotic energy landscape.
3) Developing mathematical framework for nonequilibrium phenomena.
4) Biomechanics of membrane biogenesis.
Current Projects
  • Understanding Pattern and Growth in Nature
Selected Publications
  • T. H. Gray and E. H. Yong. (2020). Overdamped brownian dynamics in piecewise-defined energy landscapes. Physical Review E (Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics), 101, 052123.
  • Han Kheng Teoh, Ee Hou Yong. (2018). Renormalization-group study of the Nagel-Schreckenberg model. Physical Review E (Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics), 97, 032314.
  • M. Zeng and E. H. Yong. (2017). Discrete-Time Quantum Walk with Binary Phase Disorder: Localization and Entanglement Entropy. Scientific Reports, 7, 12024.
  • M. C. Stoddard, E. H. Yong, D. Akkaynak, C. Sheard, J. A. Tobias, and L. Mahadevan. (2017). Avian egg shape: Form, function, and evolution. Science, 356, 1249-1254.
  • E. H. Yong and L. Mahadevan. (2014). Statistical Mechanics and Shape Transitions in Microscopic Plates. Physical Review Letters, 112, 048101.

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