Jörn Davidsen

Associate Professor

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Dr. rer. nat. - Theoretical Physics

Christian-Albrechts University of Kiel, 2001

Contact information


Location: SB505


  • PHYS 449 - Statistical Mechanics I    
  • PHYS 701 - Independent Study    
  • PHYS 451 - Statistical Mechanics II    
  • PHYS 619 - Statistical Physics II

Research and teaching

Research areas

  • Application of statistical physics and nonlinear dynamics to problems in geophysics and biology/chem
  • Defect-mediated turbulence, cardiac arrhythmia, alternans, neuronal firing patterns
  • Physics of complex systems: Emergent properties, pattern formation and dynamical organization
  • Seismicity, Earth system science, climate dynamics, ice core records



  • 2009 - Alberta Ingenuity New Faculty Award - Alberta Ingenuity Fund