Richard D. Sydora

Associate Professor of Physics
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada T6G 2J1
Department of Physics

Theoretical Plasma
Office: P538B
Phone: (403) 492-3624
FAX: (403) 492-0714
  rsydora@phys.ualberta.ca


Current Research 
  • Theoretical and Computational methods for the study of turbulence in plasmas and fluids; dynamics of N-body systems
  • Techniques and applications of parallel computing methods in physics
  • Controlled thermonuclear fusion plasma physics; mainly in the area of heat and particle diffusion in magnetically confined systems
  • Space and astrophysical plasma physics; mainly in the areas of magnetic field reconnection, Alfven wave turbulence, charged particle acceleration and particle and energy transport processes in space plasmas

Link to: Selected Publications
Link to: Resume
Alberta:wild rose country
Background: by Jan Curtis
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Last updated: August 9, 2000