Home / People / Researchers / Chang Yu Hsieh

Chang Yu Hsieh

SUTD-MIT Postdoc Fellow


Pillar / Cluster: Engineering Product Development

MIT Advisors: Cao Jianshu, Chen Gang
SUTD Advisor: Ang Lay Kee, Ricky


Chang-Yu Hsieh received BASc in Engineering Science (Physics Option) from the University of Toronto in 2006, and PhD in Physics from the University of Ottawa in 2011. From September 2011 through September 2013, he worked as a postdoctoral research associate in the chemical physics theory group at the University of Toronto. In October 2013, he will work as SUTD-MIT postdoctoral fellow in the research group of Prof. Jianshu Cao at MIT and Prof. Ricky Ang at SUTD.

Research Areas

  • Quantum decoherence phenomenon in nanostructure
  • Quantum transport in nanostructure
  • Quantum information processings in solid state devices
  • Mixed quantum-classical dynamics


  1. Artificial Haldane gap material on a semiconductor chip. Yun-Pil Shim, Anand Sharma, Chang-Yu Hsieh, and Pawel Hawrylak. SSC 150, 2065 (2010).
  2. Theory of electronic properties and quantum spin blockade in a lateral gated triple quantum dot with one electron spin each. Chang-Yu Hsieh, Yun-Pil Shim, and Pawel Hawrylak. Phys. Rev. B 85, 085309 (2012).
  3. Nonadiabatic Dynamics in Open Quantum-Classical Systems: Forward-Backward Trajectory Solution. Chang-Yu Hsieh and Raymond Kapral. J. Chem. Phys. 137, 22A507 (2012).
  4. Physics of lateral triple quantum dot molecules with controlled electron numbers. Chang-Yu Hsieh, Yun-Pil Shim, Marek Korkusinski, and Pawel Hawrylak. Rep. Prog. Phys. 75, 114501 (2012).
  5. Analysis of the Forward-Backward Trajectory Solution for the Mixed Quantum-Classical Liouville Equation. Chang-Yu Hsieh and Raymond Kapral. J. Chem. Phys. 138, 134110 (2013).


  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship 2009-2011
  • University of Ottawa Dean’s Scholarship 2011