Jack Tuszynski, PhD

Professor, Faculty of Science - Physics


Professor, Faculty of Science - Physics
(780) 964-4517
3-246 Centennial Ctr For Interdisciplinary SCS I
11355 - Saskatchewan Drive
T6G 2H5



MSc (1980) University of Poznan, Poland

PhD (1983) U of C, Canada

Assistant Professor U of A 1988-1990

Associate Professor U of A 1990-1993

Professor U of A 1993-present

Allard Research Professor U of A 2005-2020


Collective dynamics of cellular proteins, rational drug design for cancer chemotherapy, nonlinear models of pharmacokinetic processes


PHYS 126 - Fluids, Fields, and Radiation

A continuation of PHYS 124 primarily for students in life, environmental, and medical science. Fluid statics and dynamics, gases, kinetic interpretation; electrostatics; currents and circuits; magnetic field; electromagnetic induction; nuclear radiation, its interaction with matter and applications. Prerequisite: PHYS 124 or PHYS 144. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of PHYS 126, 130, 146 or SCI 100.

Spring Term 2022

PHYS 230 - Electricity and Magnetism

Electric fields, Gauss' Law; electric potential; capacitance and dielectrics; electric current and resistance; magnetic fields, Ampere's Law; Faraday's Law; inductance; magnetic properties of matter. Prerequisites: PHYS 130 or 146, and MATH 100 or 113 or 114 or 117. Pre- or corequisite: MATH 101 or 115 or 118. For Science students only: SCI 100 may be used in lieu of PHYS 146, MATH 114 and 115. Note: Restricted to Engineering students. Other students who take this course will receive *3.0. Credit may normally be obtained for only one of PHYS 230 or 281.

Winter Term 2023

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