College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

# Yannick Meurice

Professor

Education:

Ph.D., UCL Louvain-la-Neuve, 1985

Office:

514 VAN

Office Phone:

(319) 335-1991

Research Interests:

Theoretical elementary particle physics; lattice gauge theory; optical lattices.

Research:

- Lattice field theory
- QuLat Collaboration
- Quantum computing for quantum field theory
- Quantum simulation of condensed matter models
- Renormalization group methods
- Composite Brout-Englert-Higgs bosons
- Decays of B-mesons (with the theory group at Fermilab)
- Gauge interactions on optical lattices
- Numerical simulations on home made clusters and at national facilities
- Quantum Field Theory methods: Feynman diagrams, strong-coupling expansion, large-N approximations
- Employment of former students: postdocs at five major universities in the U.S. and one in Ireland; senior research scientist in driving simulation project; software engineer in industry; college instructor; medical physics
- Students can be involved with the theory group at Fermilab
- Students are involved weekly in two seminars
- Students travel to summer schools and conferences