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Richard Sydora, PhD

Professor and Director of the Theoretical Physics Institute

Science

Physics

About Me

BSc Applied Mathematics (Honours), University of Alberta (1979)
MSc Space Physics, University of Alaska, Fairbanks (1981)
PhD Physics, University of Texas, Austin (1985)

 


Research

Energy conversion and nonlinear processes in plasmas
Physics of reconnecting magnetic fields
Particle acceleration in plasmas: lasers, nonlinear plasma waves
Turbulence and transport in plasmas
Kinetic plasma simulation: particle and Vlasov methods


Teaching