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Dr. Lianxi Ma


Texas A&M University,College Station,TX, May 2008

Inst. of Phys., CAS., Beijing, China, Ph.D., Physics, Aug. 1996

Hebei University, Baoding, China, M.S. Physics, Aug. 1993

Hebei University, Baoding, China, B.S., Physics, Jul. 1983


Dept. of Phys., Blinn College, Bryan, TX. Instructor,  Spring  2005 to present

Dept. of Phys., Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. TA, Spring2004

Dept. of Phys, China Univ. of Geosciences, Beijing, China, Associate professor, July 1996 to July 1999

Tangshan 10th high school. Hebei, China, Teacher, July 1983-July 1990


  1. Liancun Zheng, et al and Lianxi Ma, "Flow and heat transfer of MHD viscous fluid over an unsteady stretching surface with radiation heat flux", Chemical Engineering Communications, Vol. 199, p. 1 - 16, 2012.
  2. B. T. Liu, et al and Lianxi Ma, “Investigation of amorphous Ni-Ai-N film as diffusin barrier between Cu and Sio2”, Journal of Alloy and Compounds, Vol. 509, p. 8093 - 8096, 2011.
  3. Lianxi Ma, “A question about anti-reflective coating”, Lat. Am. J. Phys. Educ. 2011, 5, 107
  4. Lianxi Ma, “Holes in Hall effect again”, Physics Bulletin (in Chinese), 5, 33 (2010).
  5. Lianxi Ma, Junjun Yang, Jiacai Nie,  “Two forms of Wien’s displacement Law”, Lat. Am. J. Phys. Educ., 2009, 3, 566 - 568.
  6. Lianxi Ma, Junjun Yang, Jiacai Nie,  “Doppler Effect of Mechanical Waves and Light’, Lat. Am. J. Phys. Educ., 2009, 3, 550 – 552.
  7. Lianxi Ma, Chi Chen, Glenn Agnolet, Jiacai Nie, Hanhua Zhao, and Kim Dunbar, “Electric Transport Properties of Mn12-Acetate Films Measured with Self-assembling Tunneling Junction”, J. Phys. D. 2009, 42, 095104.
  8. Lianxi Ma, Qingli Zhao, Chi Chen, “Holes in Hall Effect”, Lat. Am. J. Phys. Educ., 2009, 3, 48 – 51.
  9.  Lianxi Ma, Feng Li, “Explain the latent heat and specific heat of water, ammonia, and methanol with degrees of freedom”, Lat. Am. J. Phys. Educ., 2008, 2, 101 – 102. 
  10. Lianxi Ma, Terry Honan, and Qingli Zhao, “Reactance of a RLC Circuit”, Lat. Am. J. Phys. Educ., 2008, 2, 162 – 164.
  11. Botong Li, Liancun Zheng, Xingxing Zhang, Lianxi Ma, “The multiple Solutions of Laminar Flow in a Uniformly Porous Channel with Suction/Injection”, Adv. Studies Theor. Phys., 2008, 2, 473 – 478.
  12. Lianxi Ma, Shaofu Wang, “Doppler Effect of Light”, Physics Teacher, 2007, 28, 41 - 42. In Chinese.
  13. Lianxi Ma, J. C. Holste, and K. R. Hall, “Using An Exponential Equation to Describe Adsorption/Desorption Processes of Water on Composite Soil at Constant Pressure”, Adsorption Science and Technology 2003, 21, 383-388.
  14. B.W. Pillans, M.H. Evensen, H.F. Talor, P.T. Eubank, and Lianxi Ma, “Fiber Optic Diagnostic Techniques Applied to Electrical Discharge Machine Sparks”, J. Appl Phys, 2002, 91, 1780-1786.
  15. Zheng Liancun, Ma Lianxi,and He Jicheng, “Bifurcation Solution to A Boundary Layer Problem Arising in the Theory of Power Law Fluids”, Acta Mathematica Scientia, 2000, 20 (1), 19-26.
  16. Lianxi Ma, and Long Wang, “Characterize the Chaos in Plasma with Return Maps”, Chin. Phys. Lett., 1999, 16, 742-744.
  17. Lianxi Ma, Yi Zhou and Guangsheng Fu, “Superfine SiC and Si3N4 Powders Synthesized with Laser Induced Plasma”, Chinese Journal of Nonferrous Metals, 1998, 8, 349-350.
  18. Lianxi Ma, X.W. Wu, S.R. Shi, and Y.L. Jiang, “CAI Lecture Analysis”, China Geology Education, 1998, 3, 38-52.
  19. Lianxi Ma, Jingyue Tan, “Windows NT Web Sever (Book)”, Larry Budnick (USA), Translated from English to Chinese. People's Post Press of China, 1998.
  20. Lianxi Ma, “An Important Nonlinear Phenomenon – Intermittency”, Physics, 1996, 25, 729-735.
  21. Lianxi Ma, Hongyan Sun, and Long Wang, “Experimental Studies on Intermittent Phenomena in a Plasma”,Acta Physica Sinica (Overseas Edition), 1996, 5, 568-577.
  22. Lianxi Ma, Hongyan Sun, and Long Wang, “Observations of Homoclinic Chaos through APC Sequences in a Nonlinear Circuit”, Acta Physica Sinica (Overseas Edition), 1996, 5, 890-900.
  23. D. Li, and Lianxi Ma, “Intuitive Judgment and Mathematical Calculation”, Phys. Bulletin, 1996, 6, 6-8. In Chinese.
  24. Hongyan Sun, Lianxi Ma, and Long Wang, “Multistability as an Indication of Chaos in a Discharge Plasma”, Phys. Rev. E, 1995, 51, 3475-3479.
  25. Han, Li; Ma, Lianxi; Yu, Wei; Fu, Guangsheng, “Synthesis of SiC and Si3N4 ceramic powder and laser-produced plasma”, J. of Hebei University for Natural Sciences, 1995, 15(1), 18-21. In Chinese.
  26. Daqi Li, Lianxi Ma, “The Motion of a Charged Particle in an Alternating Electric Field”, Physics, 1992, 5, 868. In Chinese.
  27. Lianxi Ma, “Internal Energy of Ice and Water”, Physics, 1989, 4, 368.  (Selected in the “collection of excellent papers” in 2008). In Chinese.




  1. Lianxi Ma, Chi Chen, “Comparison between experiment and model in quantum tunneling”, APS March Meeting 2012, Boston, MA, 2/26 – 3/2, 2012.
  2. Lianxi Ma, “Dip – peak switches in zero – bias features in quantum tunneling experiments”, APS March Meeting 2010, Portland, Or. 3/14 – 3/18, 2010.
  3. Lianxi Ma, “Explain the latent heat and specific heat of water, ammonia, and methanol with degrees of freedom”, APS March Meeting 2009, Pittsburgh, Pa, La. 3/12 – 3/16, 2009.
  4. Lianxi Ma, Chi Chen, and Glenn Agnolet, “Electronic Transport Properties of Mn12-acetate Measurement by Using SATJ”, APS March Meeting 2008, New Orleans, La. 3/10 – 3/15.
  5. Lianxi Ma, “Holes in Hall Effect”, Texas Section of APS Meeting, Corpus Christi, TX. 3/6 – 3/9.
  6. Ma Lianxi, and Zheng Liancun, “Bifurcations and Strange Attractor in the Resonant Three Wave Coupling Equations”, Proc. of 10th International Conference on Plasma Physics, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. 2000, 1, 108-111.