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Masoud Asadi-Zeydabadi

Clinical Assistant Professor

Email: Masoud Asadi-Zeydabadi

Office Location: North Classroom 3111

Phone: 303-556-5527

Fax: 303-556-6257

Office Hours: Mondays/Thursdays 12:00 - 12:50

Areas of Expertise:

Application of Nonlinear Dynamics

Biological Modeling

Medical physics

Education & Degrees 

Ph.D., Physics, University of Colorado Boulder, 2004


Masoud Asadi received a BS and MS (from Mechanical engineering Departments, University of Tehran and Sharif University, Iran) and a PhD in physics from University of Colorado Boulder. His research interest is in nonlinear dynamics and chaos, biological modeling and medical physics. He has been involved in developing biophysics and medical track in UCD physics department from the beginning.  He is interested in computational physics and he established the computational physic lab. He is also interested in physics education. 

Select Publications

  • One-dimensional relativistic dynamics with scaling formalism”, European Journal of Physics, 2013.
  • Randall Tagg, John Carlson, Masoud Asadi-Zeydabadi , Busley, Katie Law-Balding and Mattea Juengel “Guitars, keyboards, Strobes, and Motors – From Vibrational Motion to Active Research” , The physics Teacher, 2013.
  • Massimo Buscema , Enzo Grossi , Alvin Bronstein , Weldon Lodwick , Masoud Asadi-Zeydabadi, Roberto Benzi and Francis Newman, “A New Algorithm for Identifying Possible Epidemic Sources with Application to the German Escherichia coli Outbreak” International Journal of Geo- Information, 2013.
  • Alberto Sadun and Masoud Asadi-Zeydabadi “A Study of the Two-body Problem with Magnetic Interactions” Journal of Physics, Astrophysics and Physical Cosmology. 2009
  • Francis Newman, Masoud Asadi-Zeydabadi, Vikram D. Durairaj, Meisong Ding, Kelly Stuhr and Brian Kavanagh , “Visual Sensations during Radiotherapy to the Orbit:  Demonstration of Cherenkov Radiation as Proximate Cause” , Medical Physics, 2008 Jan, 35 (1).
  • Francis Newman and Masoud Asadi-Zeydabadi, “An Optimization Model for Radiation Shielding Design of Radiotherapy Treatment Vaults”, Medical Physics 2008 Jan, 35 (1) 
  • Randall. Tagg, Masoud Asadi-Zeydabadi and Arlen D. Meyers. “Physical methods of cancer detection”, in Bioengineering in Otolaryngology, ed. by Arlen D. Meyeres, North Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America, vol. 38, no. 3 (Elsevier, New York, June 2005).
  • Randall. Tagg and Masoud Asadi-Zeydabadi. “Ray chaos in quadratic index media: a non-mechanical application of mechanics”. In Proceeding of 5th Experimental Chaos Conference (World Scientific, Singapore 2001). 

Courses Taught

  • PHYS 1100, Foundation of Physics
  • PHYS 2010 & 2020, College Physics I & II and Labs
  • PHYS 2311 & 2321, General Physics I & II and Labs
  • PHYS 2811, Modern physics
  • PHYS 3120, Method of Mathematical Physics
  • PHYS 3411, Thermal Physics
  • PHYS 3811, Quantum Mechanics
  • PHYS 3151 & 3161, Biophysics outlook I & II
  • PHYS 3251, Biophysics of the Body
  • PHYS 3451, Biophysics of the Cell
  • PHYS 3711/4711 & 3721/ 4721, Junior/Senior Labs I & II
  • PHYS 4331, Electricity and Magnetism
  • PHYS 4351, Bioelectromagnetism
  • PHYS 4610 & 4620, Computational Physics I & II
  • PHYS 4810, Atomic and Molecular Structure
  • PHYS 4950/5980 Medical Physics (Radiation) 
  • PHYS 4950/5980 Applied Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos