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Biography

Taras Yavors'kii studied physics at and earned PhD from National University of Lviv, Ukraine, where he was developing quantitative theory of critical phenomena in phi-4 field theories with complex symmetry order parameters. He then worked as a research associate and a post-doctoral fellow at Universities in Hanover (Germany), Waterloo (Canada), Mainz (Germany) studying quantum and classical spin models on highly geometrically frustrated lattices. He was also employed as a consultant on high-performance GPU computing in molecular dynamics at the University of Waterloo. He is an author of over 20 publications in peer-reviewed international professional journals garnering over 220 references to his work, including in journals “Science” and “Nature”. In 2013, he was appointed a Lecturerer in Mathematics at Coventry University.

Research Interests

GPU computing; Transport networks; Highly frustrated magnetism

Vision Statement

My expertise is in conceptualization and quantitative description of mechanisms behind emergent, collective behaviors in complex systems of many interacting constituents, such as classical and quantum models of statistical and condensed matter physics with conflicting (frustrated) interactions and disorder. I study such systems by using both analytical and high performance computational methods, in particular, by harnessing computational power of general purpose Graphics Processing Units.

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Research Output

  • 51 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
  • 4 Article

The large-m limit, and spin liquid correlations in kagome-like spin models

Yavors'kii, T., 2017, In : Condensed Matter Physics. 20, 1, 13701.

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    Refrustration and competing orders in the prototypical Dy2Ti2O7 spin ice material

    Henelius, P., Lin, T., Enjalran, M., Hao, Z., Rau, J. G., Altosaar, J., Flicker, F., Yavorskyi, T. & Gingras, M. J. P., 7 Jan 2016, In : Physical Review B. 93, 024402.

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  • 25 Citations (Scopus)
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    Optimized GPU simulation of continuous-spin glass models

    Yavors'kii, T. & Weigel, M., 2012, In : The European Physical Journal Special Topics. 210, 1, p. 159-173

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    14 Citations (Scopus)

    GPU accelerated Monte Carlo simulations of lattice spin models

    Weigel, M. & Yavorskyi, T., 22 Jul 2011, In : Physics Procedia. 15, p. 92-96

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    Activities

    • 2 Participation in conference

    Networking Transportation Networkers

    Taras Yavorskyi (Organiser)
    9 Sep 201410 Sep 2014

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    Networking Transportation Networkers 2013

    Taras Yavorskyi (Organiser)
    25 Sep 201326 Sep 2013

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference