Academic Deans

MAJ Aonan Tang


Title: Faculty - Science and Mathematics
Department: Math/Science Division
Phone: (575) 624-8169
E-Mail: Tang@nmmi.edu
Office: McClure Hall 003

FALL 2014 Schedule
Course IDSecCourse NameHS/JC
MTH 01505Pre-Algebra AHS
MTH 01506Pre-Algebra AHS
PHY 03102Physics AHS
PHY 03103Physics AHS
PHY 03104Physics AHS
Tang
Educational Background:

PhD, Indiana University at Bloomington, Major: Physics, Minor: Neuroscience, 2012

Master's Degree, Indiana University, Major: Physics, 2004


Experience:
2004-2010, Indiana University, Research Assistant, Computational physics
2008-2009, Indiana University, Lab Instructor, Physics
2007-2008, Indiana University, Teaching Assistant, Physics
2003-2004, Indiana University, Teaching Assistant, Physics

Honors, Awards and Publications:
Dissertation Year Research Fellowship Award, Indiana University, 2010
Graduate Research Fellowship, Indiana University, 2004-2008
McCormick Science Grant, Indiana University, 2006
Outstanding Bachelor Dissertation, University of Science and Technology of China, 2003
Reward of Outstanding Student in Anhui Province, Department of Education, Anhui Province, China, 2002
Other:
Publications:
* Tang, A., Honey, C., Hobbs, J., Sher, A., Litke, AM, Sporns, O., and Beggs, JM, "Directional information flow in neocortical network of 100 neurons." Submitted to J. Neuroscience.
* Chen, W., Hobbs, J., Tang, A., Beggs, JM, "Neuronal avalanches occur at a continous phase transition point." Submitted to Physical Review Letters.
* Hobbs, J., Smith, JL, Tang, A., Chen, W., Worth, RM, Beggs, JM, "A multiple microelectrode array investigation of human epileptic cortex." Submitted to J Neuroscience.
* Tang, A., Honey, C., Hobbs, J., Sher, A., Litke, AM, Sporns, O., and Beggs, JM, "Reconfiguration of information flow graphs in local cortical networks." Submitted to Nature Neuroscience.
* Yeh, FC, Tang, A., Hobbs, JP, Hottowy, P., Dabrowski, W., Sher, A., Litke, A., Beggs, JM, "Maximum Entropy Approaches to Living Neural Networks." Entropy 12(1): 89-106, 2010
* Chen, W., Hobbs, JP, Tang, AN, Beggs, JM, "A few strong connections: Optimizing information retention in local cortical networks." BMC Neuroscience 11:3, 2010
* Smith, JL, Hobbs, J., Tang, A., Jackson, D., Chen, W., Patel, H., Prieto, A., Sher, A., Litke, A., Beggs, JM, "Network comparison of epileptogenic human cortex and excited rat cortex." Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics 1(4): A351-352, 2008.
* Tang, A*, Jackson, D*, Hobbs, J., Chen, W., Smith, JL, Patel, H., Prieto, A., Petrusca, D., Grivich, MI, Sher, A., Hottowy, P., Dabrowski, W., Litke, AM, Beggs, JM, "A maximum entropy model applied to spatial and temporal correlations from cortical networks in vitro." The Journal of Neuroscience 28 (2): 505-518, 2008.
* Hsu, D., Tang, A., Hsu, M., and Beggs, JM, "Simple spontaneously active Hebbian learning model: Homeostasis of activity and connectivity, and consequences for learning and epileptogenesis." Physical Review E 76(4): 041909, 2007.
* Hsu, D., Tang, A., Hsu, M., and Beggs, JM, "Self-sustaining neural system models: Critical homeostasis and implications for epileptogenesis." Annals of Neurology 60: S89-S89 Suppl. 10, 2006.
* Zhen, RK, Li, G., Yang, Y., Tang, AN, Wang, W., Qian, T., Li, XG, "Transport, ultrasound, and structural properties for the charge-ordered Pr1-xCaxMn03(0.5<=x <=0.875) manganites." Physical Review B 70(1): 014408, 2004.
* Zhen, RK, Li, G., Tang, AN, Yang, Y., Wang, W., Li, XG, Wang ZD, Ku, HC, "The role of the cooperative Jahn-Teller effect in the charge-ordered La1-xCaxMn03(0.5<=x <=0.87) manganites." Applied Physics Letters 83(25):5250-5252, 2003.
* Tang, AN, Yang, Y., Wang, W., Zheng, RK, Li, G., Li, XG, Wei, JN, Shui, JP, "The relationship between the cooperative Jahn-Teller effect and the internal friction behavior for the charge ordered La1-xCaxMn03 (0.5<=x <=0.85)." Act Metallurgica Sinica 39 (11):1179-1182, 2003.
* Zhen, RK., Tang, AN, Yang, Y., Wang, W., Li, G., Li, XG, Ku, HC, "Transport, magnetic, specific heat, internal friction, and shear modulus in the charge ordered La).25Ca0.75Mn03 manganite." Journal of Applied Physics 94(1): 514-518, 2003.
* Zhen, RK., Huang, RX, Tang, AN, Li, G., Li, XG, Wei, JN, Shui, JP, Yao, Z., "Internal friction and Jahn-Teller effect in the charge-ordered La1-xCaxMn03(0.5<=x <=.87)." Applied Physics Letters 81(20):3834-3836, 2002.
* Zhen, RK., Huang, RX, Tang, AN, Li, G., Li, XG, Zie, JQ, "Ultrasonic study of the Nd0.5Sr0.5Mn03 manganite." Journal of Alloys and Compounds 345(1-2):68-71, 2002.