**Curriculum Vitae**
- Theodore W. Burkhardt April 4, 2017

**Education: **

Vanderbilt University,
Nashville, TN, Physics, 9/58-6/62, B.A.

Stanford University,
Stanford, CA, Physics, 9/62-9/67, M.A., Ph.D.

**Doctoral dissertation:**

"Ground-State and
Low-Excited Properties of Liquid He3 Calculated with a Two-Body
Potential," supervised by Professor J.D. Walecka.

**Positions held: **

Max-Planck-Institut, Munich,
Germany, NATO/NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, 10/67-6/69

Lincoln University, PA,
Assistant Prof., 9/69-6/73.

Kernforschungsanlage, Jülich,
Germany, Research Scientist 9/73-9/76, 10/78-9/80 (tenured position).

Institut Laue-Langevin,
Grenoble, France, Research Scientist, 10/76-9/78, 10/80-7/81, 6/84-8/85.

University of Essen, Germany,
Lecturer, Winter Semester 1979.

Curtis Institute of Music,
Philadelphia, Lecturer, Spring Semester 1988.

University of Washington,
Seattle, Visiting Professor, 9/88 - 8/89.

University of Munich,
Germany, Visiting Professor, 3/93-8/93.

University of Essen, Germany,
Visiting Professor, 2/95-8/95.

Forschungszentrum Jülich,
Germany, Visiting Professor, 9/99-1/00

Institut Laue-Langevin,
Grenoble France, Visiting Scientist, 3/00-7/00

Forschungszentrum Jülich,
Germany, Visiting Professor, 9/06-3/07

**Appointments at Temple
University:**

Associate Professor (1981),
Professor (1987), Emeritus Professor (2016)

**Honors:**

National Science Foundation
Graduate Fellowship (4 years), NATO/NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship (2 years),
Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching (Lincoln University), Alexander von
Humboldt Fellowship,

W-E Heraeus Fellowship, Alexander von Humboldt Research
Award for U.S. Senior Scientist, Fellow of the American Physical Society (“for
contributions to the theory of phase transitions at surfaces and interfaces

and
to the statistical mechanics of polymers”), Italia-Eire Foundation Distinguished
Teacher of the Year (Temple University).

**Research Interests**:

Theoretical statistical
mechanics. Phase transitions and critical phenomena, especially surface and
interfacial behavior. Renormalization-group and conformal-invariance methods.
Conformational statistics of long,

fluctuating polymer chains, especially in
confined geometries. Statistics of random acceleration.

**Publications:**

**Books: **

Real-Space Renormalization,
edited by T.W. Burkhardt and J.M.J. van Leeuwen (Springer, 1982).

Supplied about 25 problems in
5^{th} edition of Classical Dynamics by Marion and Thornton.

**Research articles:**

1. T. W. Burkhardt,
Ground-State and Low-Excited Properties of Liquid He3 Calculated with a
Two-Body Potential, Ann. Phys. 47, 516 (1968).

2. T. W. Burkhardt, The Binding Energy of a Lambda Particle in Nuclear Matter: a
Green Function Formulation, Nuc. Phys. A 120, 434 (1968).

3. T. W. Burkhardt and J.D.
Gunton, Critical Behavior of an Ising Model of Classical Spins in a Transverse
Field, Phys. Rev. A 9, 2802 (1974).

4. T. W.Burkhardt, Internal
Stresses in the Phase Transition of Coherent Metal-Hydrogen Systems, Z. Physik
269, 237 (1974).

5. T. W. Burkhardt and W.
Wöger, X-Ray Scattering and the a-a’ Phase Transition in Coherent
Metal-Hydrogen Systems, Z. Physik B 21, 89 (1975).

6. T. W. Burkhardt,
Kadanoff's Lower-Bound Renormalization Transformation, Phys. Rev. B 13, 3187
(1976).

7. T. W. Burkhardt and R. H.
Swendsen, Critical Temperatures of the Spin-s Ising Model, Phys. Rev. B 13,
3071 (1976).

8. T. W. Burkhardt,
Application of Kandanoff's Lower-Bound Renormalization Transformation to the
Blume-Capel Model, Phys. Rev. B 14, 1196 (1976).

9. T. W. Burkhardt, H.J.F.
Knops, and M. den Nijs, Renormalization-Group Results for the 3-State Potts
Model, J. Physics A 9, L 179 (1976).

10. T. W. Burkhardt and H.J.F. Knops,
Renormalization-Group Results for the Blume-Capel Model in Two and Three
Dimensions, Phys. Rev. B 15, 1602 (1977).

11. H. Müller-Krumbhaar, T. W. Burkhardt, and D.
M. Kroll, A Generalized Kinetic Equation for Crystal Growth, J. Crystal Growth
38, 13 (1977).

12. T. W. Burkhardt and E.
Eisenriegler, Renormalization-Group Approach to the Ising Model with a Free
Surface, Phys. Rev. B 17, 3213 (1977).

13. T. W. Burkhardt and E. Eisenriegler,
Renormalization-Group Approach to Surface Critical Behavior in the Ising Model,
Phys. Rev. B 17, 318 (1978).

14. T. W. Burkhardt, Interface Free Energy and
Critical Line for the Ising Model with Nearest and Next Nearest-Neighbor
Interactions, Z. Physik B 29, 129 (1978).

15. T. W. Burkhardt, Critical
Surface of the Ising Model with First-Neighbor, Second- Neighbor, and Four-Spin
Interactions, Z. Physik B 31, 183 (1978).

16. T. W. Burkhardt and B. W.
Southern, Exact Critical Surface of the s-State Potts Model with Anisotropic Interactions on the
Triangular and Honeycomb Lattices, J. Physics A 11, L247 (1978).

17. T. W. Burkhardt and B. W.
Southern, Renormalization-Group Results for Bond and Site Percolation in Two
and Three Dimensions, J. Physics A 11, L253 (1978).

18. T. W. Burkhardt and B. W.
Southern, Optimal Truncation Procedures in Renormalization-Group Calculations,
J. Stat. Phys. 20, 247 (1979).

19. T. W. Burkhardt,
Applications of an Exact Duality-Decimation Transformation for Two-Dimensiona
Spin Systems on a Square Lattice, Phys. Rev. B 20, 2905 (1979).

20. T. W. Burkhardt and W.
Kinzel, Real-Space Renormalization for Structural Phase Transitions in the
Ising Universality Class, Phys. Rev. B 20, 4730 (1979).

21. T. W. Burkhardt,
Random-Field Singularities in Position-Space Renormalization-Group
Transformations, Phys. Rev. Lett. 43, 1629 (1979).

22. T. W. Burkhardt, Critical
and Tricritical Exponents of the Potts Lattice Gas, Z. Physik B 39, 159 (1980).

23. T. W. Burkhardt,
Localisation-Delocalisation Transition in a Solid-on-Solid Model with a Pinning
Potential, J. Phys. A 14, L63 (1981).

24. T. W. Burkhardt and V. R.
Vieira, Molecular-Field Theory of Interface Pinning in an External Potential,
J. Phys. A 14, L223 (1981).

25. T. W. Burkhardt and E.
Eisenriegler, Critical Phenomena near Free Surfaces and Defect Planes, Phys.
Rev. B 24, 1236 (1981).

26. T. W. Burkhardt, Scaling
Theory of Boundary Spin Correlations in Inhomogeneous Critical Systems, Phys.
Rev. Lett. 48, 216 (1982)

27. E. Eisenriegler and T. W.
Burkhardt, Universal and Nonuniversal Critical Behavior of the n-Vector Model
with a Defect Plane in the Limit n®¥, Phys. Rev. B 25, 3283 (1982).

28. T. W. Burkhardt,
Crossover in the Critical Behavior of Inhomogeneous Semi-Infinite Systems,
Phys. Rev. B 25, 7048 (1982).

29. T. W. Burkhardt and J. M. J. van Leeuwen,
Progress and Problems in Real-Space Renormalization, Chapter 1 in Real-Space
Renormalization, edited by T.W.
Burkhardt and J.M.J. van Leeuwen (Springer, 1982).

30. T. W. Burkhardt,
Bond-Moving and Variational Methods, Chapter 2 in Real-Space Renormalization,
edited by T.W. Burkhardt and J.M.J. van Leeuwen (Springer, 1982).

31. T. W. Burkhardt and I.
Guim, Nonuniversal and Anomalous Surface Critical Behavior in an Inhomogeneous
Semi-Infinite Gaussian Model, J. Phys. A 15, L305 (1982).

32. T. W. Burkhardt and I.
Guim, Real-Space Renormalization of the Smoothly Inhomogeneous Ising Model, J.
Phys. A 16, L721 (1983).

33. T. W. Burkhardt and I.
Guim, Surface Critical Behavior of the Smoothly Inhomogeneous Ising Model,
Phys. Rev. B 29, 508 (1984).

34. T. W. Burkhardt and P.
Schlottmann, Edge Pinning and Internal Phase Transitions in a System of Domain
Walls, Z. Physik B 54, 151 (1984).

35. T. W. Burkhardt, I. Guim, H. J. Hilhorst, and
J. M. J. van Leeuwen, Boundary Magnetization and Spinorrelations in
Inhomogeneous Two-Dimensional Ising Systems, Phys. Rev. B 30, 1486 (1984).

36. T. W. Burkhardt, Surface
Critical Phenomena in Systems with a Bulk Phase Transition, in Static Critical
Phenomena in Inhomogeneous Systems, edited by A. Pekalski and J. Snajd
(Springer, 1984).

37. T. W. Burkhardt and I.
Guim, Correlation Length in Ising Strips with Free and Fixed Boundary
Conditions, J. Phys. A 18, L25 (1985).

38. T. W. Burkhardt and I.
Guim, Finite-Size Scaling of the Quantum Ising Chain with Periodic, Free, and
Antiperiodic Boundary Conditions, J. Phys. A 18, L33
(1985).

39. T. W. Burkhardt and E.
Eisenriegler, Universal Order-Parameter Profiles in Confined Critical Systems
with Boundary Fields, J. Phys. A 18, L83 (1985).

40. T. W. Burkhardt, Duality
of Ordinary and Extraordinary Surface Critical Behavior in the Two-Dimensional
Potts Model, J. Phys. A 18, L307 (1985).

41. T. W. Burkhardt and B.
Derrida, Moments of the Total Magnetization and Conformal Invariance in the
Finite Two-Dimensional Ising Model, Phys. Rev. B 32, 7273 (1985).

42. T. W. Burkhardt and E.
Eisenriegler, Pair correlations in the Antiperiodic Ising Strip and Conformal
Invariance, J. Phys. A 19, L663 (1986).

43. T. W. Burkhardt and I.
Guim, Universal Scaling Form of the Correlation Length in Ising Strips with
Periodic, Free, Fixed, and Mixed Boundary Conditions, Phys. Rev. B 35, 1799
(1987).

44. T. W. Burkhardt and J.L.
Cardy, Surface Critical Behaviour and Local Operators with Boundary-Induced
Critical Profiles, J. Phys. A 20, L233 (1987).

45. T. W. Burkhardt and I.
Guim, Bulk, Surface, and Interface Properties of the Ising Model and Conformal
Invariance, Phys. Rev. B 36, 2080 (1987).

46. T. W. Burkhardt, Scaling
of the Excess Area of Interfaces, Phys. Rev. Lett. 59, 1058 (1987).

47. T. W. Burkhardt,
Order-Parameter Profiles in Confined Critical Systems and Conformal Invariance,
Nucl. Phys. B (Proc. Suppl.) 5A, 27 (1988).

48. I. Guim and T. W. Burkhardt,
Transfer-Matrix Study of the Adsorption of a Flexible Self-Avoiding Polymer
Chain in Two Dimensions, J. Phys. A 22,1131 (1989).

49. T. W. Burkhardt, E.
Eisenriegler, and I. Guim, Conformal Theory of Energy Correlations in the Semi-Infinite
Two-Dimensional O(N) Model,Nucl. Phys. B
316, 559 (1989).

50. T. W. Burkhardt,
Propagator for the Wetting Transition in 1+1 Dimensions, Phys. Rev. B 40, 6987
(1989).

51. G. Gompper and T. W.
Burkhardt, Unbinding Transition of Semiflexible Membranes in (1+1) Dimensions,
Phys. Rev. A 40, 6124 (1989).

52. T. W. Burkhardt, W.
Selke, and T. Xue, Droplets in the Two-Dimensional Critical Ising Model and
Conformal Invariance, J. Phys. A 22, L1129 (1989).

53. T. W. Burkhardt and F.
Igloi, Semi-Infinite Two-Dimensional Ising Model with Marginally Inhomogeneous
Couplings and Conformal Invariance, J. Phys. A 23, L633 (1990).

54. I. Guim, T. W. Burkhardt,
and T. Xue, Surface Behaviour of the Fully Frustrated Two-Dimensional Ising
Model, Phys. Rev. B 42, 10298 (1990).

55. T. W.Burkhardt and T.
Xue, Density Profiles in Confined Critical Systems and Conformal Invariance,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 66, 895 (1991).

56. T. W. Burkhardt and T.
Xue, Conformal
Invariance and Systems with Mixed Boundary Conditions, Nucl. Phys. B 354, 653
(1991).

57. T. W. Burkhardt and I.
Guim, Conformal Theory of Spin Correlations in the Semi-Infinite 3-State Potts
and Self-Dual Z_{N} Models, J. Phys. A 24, 1557 (1991).

58. T. W. Burkhardt and I.
Guim, Self-Avoiding Walks that Cross a Square, J. Phys. A 24, L1221 (1991).

59. T. W. Burkhardt and J.-Y.
Choi, Correlations of the Energy Density and Conformal Invariance in the
Two-Dimensional Ising Model with a Defect Line, Nucl. Phys. B 376, 447 (1992).

60. T. W. Burkhardt,
Conformal Invariance and Critical Phenomena in Confined Geometries, in Dirkfest
‘92, edited by W. W. Buck, K. M. Maung, and B. D. Serot (World Scientific,
1992).

61. T. W. Burkhardt and I.
Guim, Conformal Theory of the Two-Dimensional Ising Model with Homogeneous
Boundary Conditions and with Disordered Boundary Fields, Phys. Rev. B 47, 14306
(1993).

62. T. W. Burkhardt and P.
Schlottmann, Unbinding Transition in a Many-String System, J. Phys. A 26,L501 (1993).

63. T. W. Burkhardt,
Semiflexible Polymer in the Half Plane and Statistics of the Integral of a
Brownian Curve, J. Phys. A 26, L115 (1993).

64. I. Guim and T. W.
Burkhardt, Crossover Exponent for Polymer Adsorption in Two Dimensions, Phys.
Rev. E 49, 1495 (1994).

65. T. W. Burkhardt and E.
Eisenriegler, Conformal Theory of the Two-Dimensional O(N) Model with Ordinary,
Extraordinary, and Special Boundary Conditions, Nucl. Phys. B 424, 487 (1994).

66. T. W. Burkhardt and H. W.
Diehl, Ordinary, Extraordinary, and Normal Surface Transitions:
Extraordinary-Normal Equivalence and Simple Explanation of |T-Tc|^{2-}^{a} Singularities, Phys. Rev. B 50, 3894 (1994).

67. T. W. Burkhardt,
Unbinding of Three Strings in the Born-Oppenheimer Approximation, Z. Physik B
97, 247 (1995).

68. T. W. Burkhardt and E.
Eisenriegler, Casimir Interaction of Spheres in a Fluid at the Critical Point,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 3189 (1995).

69. T. W. Burkhardt, Free
Energy of a Semiflexible Polymer Confined Along an Axis, J. Phys. A 28, L629
(1995).

70. I. Guim, H. W. J. Blöte,
and T. W. Burkhardt, Universality Class of Trails in Two Dimensions, J. Phys. A
30, 413 (1997).

71. A. Drewitz, R. Leidl, T.
W. Burkhardt, and H. W. Diehl, Surface Critical Behavior of Binary Alloys and
Antiferromagnets: Dependence of the Universality Class on Surface Orientation,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 78, 1090 (1997).

72. T. W. Burkhardt, Free
Energy of a Semiflexible Polymer in a Tube and Statistics of a Randomly
Accelerated Particle, J. Phys. A 30, L167 (1997).

73.T.
W. Burkhardt and I. Guim, Star-Triangle Approach to Boundary Behavior in the
Two-Dimensional Ising Model, Physica A 251, 12 (1998).

74. T. W. Burkhardt,
Two-Dimensional Wetting Transition in a Corrugated Potential, J. Phys. A 31,
L549 (1998).

75. T. W. Burkhardt and I.
Guim, Free Energy of a Long, Flexible, Self-Avoiding Polymer Chain in a Tube,
Phys. Rev. E 59, 5833 (1999).

76. T. W. Burkhardt,
Equivalence of the p-Degenerate and Ordinary Blume-Emery-Griffiths Models,
Phys. Rev. B. 60, 12 502 (1999).

77. T. W. Burkhardt, J.
Franklin, and R. R. Gawronski, Statistics of a Confined, Randomly Accelerated
Particle with Inelastic Boundary Conditions, Phys. Rev. E 61, 2376 (2000).

78. D. J. Bicout and T. W.
Burkhardt, Absorption of a Randomly Accelerated Particle: Gambler’s Ruin in a
Different Game, J. Phys. A 33, 6835 (2000).

79. T. W. Burkhardt, Dynamics
of Absorption of a Randomly Accelerated Particle, J. Physics A 33 L429 (2000).

80. T. W. Burkhardt, Dynamics
of Inelastic Collapse, Phys. Rev. E 63, 011111 (2001).

81. D. J. Bicout and T. W.
Burkhardt, Simulation of a Semiflexible Polymer in a Narrow Cylindrical Pore,
J. Phys. A 34,
5745 (2001).

82. A. Lamura, T. W.
Burkhardt, and G. Gompper, Semi-Flexible Polymer in a Uniform Force Field in
Two Dimensions, Phys. Rev. E 64, 061801 (2001).

83. T. W. Burkhardt,
Absorption of a Randomly Accelerated Particle: Recent Results for
Partially-Absorbing and Inelastic Boundaries, Physica A 306, 107 (2002).

84. T. W. Burkhardt and S. N.
Kotsev, Equilibrium of a Confined, Randomly Accelerated, Inelastic Particle: Is
There Inelastic Collapse?, Phys. Rev. E 70, 026105
(2004).

85. A. Lamura, T. W.
Burkhardt, and G. Gompper, Helical Polymer in Cylindrical Confining Geometries,

Phys. Rev. E 70, 051804
(2004).

86. S. N. Kotsev and T. W.
Burkhardt, Randomly Accelerated Particle in a Box: Mean Absorption Time for
Partially Absorbing and Inelastic Boundaries, Phys. Rev. E 71, 046115 (2005).

87. T. W. Burkhardt and S. N.
Kotsev, Equilibrium Statistics of an Inelastically Bouncing Ball, Subject to
Gravity and a Random Force, Phys. Rev. E 73, 046121 (2006).

88. T. W. Burkhardt, The Random Acceleration Process in Bounded Geometries, J.
Stat. Mech. P07004 (2007).

`89. Y. Yang, T. W. Burkhardt, and G. Gompper, Free Energy and Extension of a Semiflexible Polymer in Cylindrical Confining Geometries, Phys. Rev. E 76, 011804 (2007).`

90. T. W. Burkhardt, G. Györgyi, N. R.
Moloney, and Z. Rácz, Extreme Statistics of Time Series: Distribution of the
Maximum Relative to the Initial Value, Phys. Rev. E 76, 041119 (2007).

91. T. W. Burkhardt,
First-Passage and Extreme-Value Statistics of a Particle Subject to a Constant
Force Plus a Random Force, J. Stat. Phys. 133, 217 (2008).

92. T. W. Burkhardt, Y. Yang,
and G. Gompper, Fluctuations of a Long, Semiflexible Polymer in a Narrow
Channel, Phys. Rev. E 82, 041801 (2010).

93. T. W. Burkhardt,
Harmonically confined, semiflexible polymer in a channel: response to a
stretching force and spatial distribution of the endpoints, J. Stat. Phys.145,
1472 (2011).

94. T. W. Burkhardt, First
Passage of a Randomly Accelerated Particle, Chapter 2 in First-Passage Phenomena
and Their Applications, edited by R. Metzler, G. Oshanin, and S. Redner (World Scientific, 2014).

95. J. P.
McCreary Jr., R. Furue, F. Schloesser, T. W. Burkhardt, and M. Nonaka, Dynamics
of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation and Southern Ocean in an
ocean model of intermediate complexity, Progress in Oceanography 143, 46 (2016).

96. H. J.
Ouandji Boutcheng, T. Bouetou Bouetou, T.W. Burkhardt, A. Rosso, A. Zoia, and
K. Timoleon Crepin, Occupation time statistics of the random acceleration
model, J. Stat. Mech. 053213 (2016).

97. E. Eisenriegler and T. W. Burkhardt, Casimir interaction of rodlike particles in a
two-dimensional critical system, Phys. Rev. E 94, 032130 (2016).

**Papers
presented at conferences:**

1. T. W. Burkhardt,
“Ground-State and Low-Excited Properties of Liquid He^{3} Calculated
with a Two-Body Potential,” American Physical Society Meeting, Stanford, CA,
1967.

2. T. W.Burkhardt and J. Foster,
“A Simple Model for Molecular Binding,” Beta Kappa Chi Meeting, Hampton, VI,
1972.

3. T. W. Burkhardt and J. A.
Jones, “The Effect of Radiation Pressure on Particles Orbiting the Sun,” Beta
Kappa Chi Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 1973.

4. T. W. Burkhardt and W. Li,
“The Stark Effect in a Simple Model,” Beta Kappa Chi Meeting, Philadelphia, PA,
1973.

5. T. W. Burkhardt,
“Renormalization-Group Results for the Blume-Capel Model,” Meeting of the
German Physical Society, Freudenstadt, 1976.

6. T. W. Burkhardt,
“Applications of an Exact Duality-Decimation Transformation for Two-Dimensional
Spin Systems on a Square Lattice,” Meeting of the German Physical Society,
Muenster, 1979.

7. T. W. Burkhardt,
“Random-Field Singularities in Position-Space Renormalization-Group
Transformations,” IUPAP Int. Stat. Phys. Conf., Edmonton, 1980.

8. T. W. Burkhardt and I.
Guim, “Surface Critical Behavior in Inhomogeneous Systems,” 45th Stat. Mech. Meeting, Rutgers
University, 1981.

9. T. W. Burkhardt and I.
Guim, “Unusual Surface Critical Behavior in an Inhomogeneous Semi-Infinite
Ising Model,” 48th Stat. Mech. Meeting, Rutgers University, 1982.

10. T. W. Burkhardt and I.
Guim, “Surface Critical Behavior in the Smoothly Inhomogeneous Ising Model,”
50th Stat. Mech. Meeting, Rutgers University, 1983.

11. T. W. Burkhardt, “Surface
Critical Behavior in Systems with a Bulk Phase Transition,”** invited
lectures** presented at 20th Winter School of Theoretical Physics,
Karpacz, Poland, 1984.

12. T. W. Burkhardt and
I.Guim, “Correlation Length in Ising Strips with Free and Fixed Boundary
Conditions,” 52nd Stat. Mech. Meeting, Rutgers University, 1984.

13. T. W. Burkhardt,
“Conformal Invariance and Critical Phenomena in Confined Geometries,” ** invited
lecture** at Workshop on Problems in Magnetism, ITP, Santa Barbara, 1985.

14. T. W. Burkhardt, “Duality
of Ordinary and Extraordinary Surfacem Critical Behavior in the Potts Model,”
54th Stat. Mech. Meeting, Rutgers University, 1985.

15. T. W. Burkhardt, “Surface
Critical Phenomena and Local Operators with Boundary-Induced Critical
Profiles,” IUPAP Int. Stat. Phys. Conf., Boston, 1986.

16. T. W. Burkhardt and I.
Guim, “Bulk, Surface, and Interface Properties of the Ising Model and Conformal
Invariance,” 56th Stat. Mech. Meeting, Rutgers University, 1986.

17. I. Guim and T. W.
Burkhardt, “Adsorption of a Polymer Chain in Two Dimensions,” 58th Stat. Mech.
Meeting, Rutgers University, 1987.

18. T. W. Burkhardt,
“Order-Parameter Profiles in Confined Critical Systems and Conformal
Invariance,” ** invited talk** at 3rd University of California
Conference on Statistical Mechanics, 1988.

19. T. W. Burkhardt and I.
Guim, “Polymer Adsorption in Two Dimensions and Conformal Invariance,” 62nd
Stat. Mech. Meeting, Rutgers University, 1989.

20. I. Guim, T. W. Burkhardt,
and T. Xue, “Surface Behavior in the Fully-Frustrated Ising Model,” 62nd Stat.
Mech. Meeting, Rutgers University, 1989.

21. T. W. Burkhardt and T.
Xue, “Density Profiles in Confined Critical Systems and Conformal Invariance,”
64th Stat. Mech. Meeting, Rutgers University, 1990; March Meeting of the
American Physical Society, Cincinnati, 1991.

22. T. W. Burkhardt,
“Polymers in Two Dimensions and Conformal Invariance,”** invited lecture**
at Workshop on Critical Phenomena in Polymer Physics, Peterborough, Ontario, Aug. 1991.

23. T. W. Burkhardt and J.-Y.
Choi, “Correlations of the Energy Density and Conformal Invariance in the Ising
Model with a Defect Line,” 66^{th} Stat. Mech. Meeting, Rutgers
University, 1991.

24. I. Guim and T. W.
Burkhardt, “Self-Avoiding Walks that Cross a Square,” March Meeting of the American Physical
Society, Indianapolis, 1992.

25. T. W. Burkhardt, “Conformal Invariance and
Critical Phenomena in Confined Geometries,” Walecka Symposium, Newport News,
1992.

26. T. W. Burkhardt and J.-Y.
Choi, “Correlations of the Energy Density and Conformal Invariance in the Ising
Model with a Defect Line,” IUPAP Int. Stat. Phys. Conf., Berlin 1992.

27. I. Guim, T. W. Burkhardt,
and T. Xue, “Surface Behavior in the Fully-Frustrated Ising Model,” IUPAP Int.
Stat. Phys. Conf., Berlin 1992.

28-29. T. W. Burkhardt and I.
Guim, “Conformal Theory of the Ising Model with Disordered Boundary Fields,” 68th Stat.
Mech. Meeting, Rutgers University, 1992; March Meeting of the American Physical
Society, Seattle, 1993

30. T. W. Burkhardt,
“Semiflexible Polymer in the Half Space and Statistics of the Integral of a
Brownian Curve,” 70th Stat. Mech. Meeting, Rutgers University, 1993.

31. T. W. Burkhardt and E.
Eisenriegler, “Casimir Interaction of Spheres in a Fluid at the Critical Point,” 72nd Stat. Mech.
Meeting, Rutgers University, 1994.

32. H. W. J. Blöte, I. Guim,
and T.W. Burkhardt, “Universality Class of Trails in Two Dimensions,” 74th
Stat. Mech. Meeting, Rutgers University, 1995.

33. A. Drewitz, R. Leidl,
T. W. Burkhardt, and H. W. Diehl, “Surface Critical Behavior of Binary Alloys
and Antiferromagnets: Dependence of the Universality Class on Surface
Orientation,” 76th Stat. Mech. Meeting, Rutgers University, 1996.

34-36. T. W. Burkhardt, “Free
Energy of a Semiflexible Polymer in a Tube,” 77th Stat. Mech. Meeting, Rutgers University,
1997; Symposium on the Physics of Soft
Materials, University of Pennsylvania, 1997; Statphys 20, Paris, France, 1998.

37. T. W. Burkhardt, “Casimir
Interaction of Colloidal Particles in a Fluid at the Critical Point,” ** invited
lecture** at Current Issues in Non-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics and
Materials, Lehigh

University, 1997.

38. T. W. Burkhardt,
“Semiflexible Polymer in Confined Geometries,” ** invited lecture** at
conference on Applications of Field Theory to Statistical Physics, Bonn,
Germany, 1998.

39. T. W. Burkhardt and I.
Guim, “Free Energy of a Flexible Self-Avoiding Polymer in a Tube,” 80th Stat.
Mech. Meeting, Rutgers University, 1998.

40-41. T. W. Burkhardt,
“Inelastic Collapse of a Randomly Accelerated Particle,” Rencontres de
Mécanique Statistique, Paris, 2000; 84th Stat. Mech. Meeting, Rutgers
University, 2000.

42. T. W. Burkhardt,
“Confined Polymers, Inelastic Collapse of Driven Granular Matter, and the
Fokker-Planck Equation,”** invited lecture** at the 5th Claude
Itzykson Meeting: Dynamics of Nonequilibrium Systems, Paris (Saclay), 2000.

43.T.
W. Burkhardt, “Absorption of a Randomly Accelerated Particle: Recent Results
for Partially-Absorbing and Inelastic Boundaries,” ** invited lecture**
at Statphys 21, Cancun, Mexico, 2001.

44. A. Lamura, T. W.
Burkhardt, and G. Gompper, “Semi-flexible Polymer in a Uniform Force Field,”
86th Stat. Mech. Meeting, Rutgers University, 2001.

45. S. Kotsev and T. W.
Burkhardt, “Mean Absorption Time of a Randomly Accelerated Particle: Results
for Partially Absorbing and Inelastic Boundaries,” 92nd Stat. Mech. Meeting,
Rutgers University, 2004.

46. T. W. Burkhardt and S.
Kotsev, “Equilibrium
of a Confined, Randomly Accelerated, Inelastic Particle,” 92nd
Stat. Mech. Meeting, Rutgers University, 2004.

47. T. W. Burkhardt, “The
Random Acceleration Process, with Applications to Granular Matter and
Polymers,” ** invited lecture** at workshop on Principles of the
Dynamics of Non-Equilibrium Systems, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical
Sciences, Cambridge, England, 2006.

48. T. W. Burkhardt, “Extreme
Value Statistics of Random Acceleration and Related Processes,” at conference
on Extreme Events in Complex Dynamics, Dresden, Germany, 2006.

49. T. W. Burkhardt, G. Györgyi , N. R. Moloney, K. Ozogany, and Z. Rácz,

“Extreme Value Statistics in
Correlated Systems,” talk by N. R. Moloney at 23d

International Conference on
Statistical Physics, Genova, Italy, 2007.

50. T. W. Burkhardt, G. Györgyi , N. R. Moloney, and Z. Rácz, “Extreme Value
Statistics in Correlated Systems,” 98th Stat. Mech. Meeting, Rutgers
University, 2007.

51. T. W. Burkhardt, “Extreme
Value Statistics of Random Acceleration and Related Processes,” ** invited
lecture** at the 16th Itzykson Meeting: Extremes and Records, Paris
(Saclay), 2011.

**Seminars and colloquia
since 1981:**

__1981-82__ “Modern Theory of Critical Phenomena,” Temple
University; “Surface Critical Behavior in inhomogeneous Systems,” University of
Munich.

__1982-83__ “Modern Theory of Critical Phenomena,” University of
Toronto; “Surface Critical Behavior of Inhomogeneous Systems,” Temple
University.

__1983-84__ “Surface Critical Behavior in Inhomogeneous Systems,”
KFA-Jülich; “Surface Critical Behavior in Systems with a Bulk Phase
Transition,” Jagellonian University Krakau.

__1984-85__ “Surface and Interface Critical Phenomena,”
University of Konstanz, University of Poznan; “Roughening Transition,” CRTBT-Grenoble; “Introduction to Real Space Renormalization,”
University of Munich; “Conformal Invariance and Critical Phenomena in Confined
Geometries,” CENS-Paris, ILL-Grenoble,
University of Munich, University of Geneva, KFA-Jülich, Free University-Berlin,
University of

Poznan, University of
Leipzig, University of Mainz.

__1985-86__“Conformal Invariance and Critical Phenomena in
Confined Geometries,” Brooklyn
Polytechnic, Temple University, University of Maine, University of Bonn,
TH-Aachen, University of Essen; “Amateur Astronomy,” Lincoln University (speaker at observatory
dedication.)

__1986-87__“Conformal Invariance and Critical Phenomena in
Confined

Geometries,” University of Munich, KFA-Jülich.

__1987-88__“Conformal Invariance and Critical Phenomena in
Confined Geometries,” Temple University, University of Cologne.

__1988-89__“Conformal Invariance and Critical Phenomena in
Confined Geometries, University of Alberta, University of Washington; “Polymer
Adsorption and Conformal Invariance,” Simon Fraser

University.

__1990-91__ “Polymer Adsorption and Conformal Invariance,”
University of Mainz; “Conformal Invariance and Critical Phenomena in Confined
Geometries”, Clarkson University; “Phase Transitions and Universality”, Lebanon
Valley College.

__1991-92__ “Polymer Adsorption and Conformal Invariance,”
University of Maine.

__1992-93 “__Conformal Invariance and Critical Phenomena in
Confined Geometries”, KFA-Jülich; “Conformal Theory of Phase Transitions,”
University of Delaware, Technical University, Munich.

__1993-94__ “Ordinary and Extraordinary Transitions of
Semi-Infinite Magnetic Systems,” University of Munich; “Milestones in Musical
Acoustics,” West Chester University.

__1994-95__ “Milestones in Musical Acoustics,” Adult Studies
Program of Kaiserman
Branch of Jewish Community Centers; “Casimir Interaction of Colloidal Particles
in a Fluid at the Critical Point,” University of Leiden, University of Essen,
KFA-Jülich.

__1995-96__ “Casimir Interaction of Colloidal Particles in a
Fluid at the Critical Point,” Temple University

__1996-97__ “Casimir Interaction of Colloidal Particles in a
Fluid at the Critical Point,” Lehigh University.

__1997-98__ “Universal Properties of Long Polymer Chains in
Solution,” Temple University.

__1999-00__ “Conformational Statistics of Confined Polymers,”
FZ-Jülich, TH Aachen, Universität Essen, Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris)
“Confined Polymers, Inelastic Collapse of Driven Granular Matter,

and the Fokker-Planck Equation,” Université de Nancy,
ILL-Grenoble.

__2000-01__ “From Random Walks to Rubber: The Statistics of Long
Polymer Chains,” Millersville University.

__2001-02__ “Absorption of a Randomly Accelerated Particle,”
University of Pittsburgh, RWTH Aachen.

__2002-03__ “Statistics of a Randomly Accelerated Particle,”
Temple University, Hunter College CCNY.

__2005-06__ “The Random Acceleration Process, with Applications
to Polymers and Granular Matter,” University of West Virginia.

__2006-07__ “The Random Acceleration Process, with Applications
to Polymers and Granular Matter and an Introduction to Extreme Statistics,” The
Open University (Milton-Keynes, UK), Eötvös University (Budapest), FZ-Jülich,
Universität Duisburg-Essen, TH Aachen, Université de Nancy.

__2008-09__ “From Random Walks to Rubber: The Statistics of Long
Polymer Chains,” Millersville University.

__2010-17__ “From Random Walks to Rubber: The Statistics of Long
Polymer Chains,” Rutgers University – Newark, Howard University, Lafayette
College, Millersville University, Physics Club Temple University

“Physics of Music,” Physics
Club Temple University.

**Teaching:**

About 20 different courses,
ranging from conceptual introductory courses to advanced graduate courses.

Taught “Acoustics,” renamed
“Science of Sound,” almost every year since 1985.

Guest lecturer on "Einstein
and Relativity" in Intellectual Heritage, on "Solitons and on “Phase
Transitions and the Renormalization Group” in graduate Mathematics courses.

Course "Musical
Acoustics" at Curtis Institute of Music (1988).

Graduate course
"Conformal Invariance in Statistical Mechanics" at University of
Washington (1989), Temple University (1990), University of Munich (1993).

Lindback Award for
Distinguished Teaching (Lincoln University, 1972).

Italia-Eire Foundation
Distinguished Teacher of the Year (Temple University, 2008).