Professor of Physics


Professor Tan is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, where he also received the Ph.D. in Physics. He taught at Princeton University, before joining the Brown faculty. He has carried out research at the Brookhaven National laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, the Aspen Center for Physics, Univ. of Paris, and at CERN, the European Center for Particle Physics. He has also served as Professor Associate at the University of Paris and University of Provence during his various sabbatical leaves. Professor Tan was the Chair of the Physics Department in 2004-2010. He has also served on the FEC, as the Chair for 2009-2010. For AY 2011-12, he is leading Brown's Year of China Initiative.

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