Ying-Cheng Lai

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Research expertise
Nonlinear dynamics; solid-state electronics; complex networks; signal processing; computational biology

Professional preparation
Ph.D., physics, University of Maryland, 1992
M.S., physics, University of Maryland, 1989
M.S., optical engineering, Zhejiang University, 1985

Recognition and awards
Outstanding Referee Award, American Physical Society, 2008
Fellow of the American Physical Society since 1999
AFOSR/White House Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, 1997
NSF Faculty Early Career Award, 1997
Undergraduate Teaching Award in Physics, University of Kansas, 1998
Institute for Plasma Research Fellowship, University of Maryland, 1992
Ralph D. Myers Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement, University of Maryland College Park, 1988

Selected Publications
W.-X. Wang, R. Yang, Y.-C. Lai, V. Kovanis, and C. Grebogi, “Predicting catastrophes in nonlinear dynamical systems by compressive sensing,” Physical Review Letters 106, 154101 (2011).

R. Yang, L. Huang, Y.-C. Lai, and C. Grebogi, “Quantum chaotic scattering in graphene systems,” Europhysics Letters 94, 40004(1-5) (2011).

Y.-C. Lai and T. Tel, Transient Chaos (Research monograph, 500 pages, Springer, 2011).

Q.-F. Chen, L. Huang, Y.-C. Lai, C. Grebogi, and D. Dietz, “Extensively chaotic motions in electrostatically-driven nanowires and applications,” Nano Letters 10, 406-413 (2010).

J. Ren, W.-X. Wang, B. Li, and Y.-C. Lai, “Noise bridges dynamical correlation and topology in coupled oscillator networks,” Physical Review Letters 104, 058701  (2010).