My research is in the area of theoretical condensed matter and statistical physics. My current research involves theoretical and computational studies of spin systems and applications of computational complexity theory to statistical physics.
Selected recent publications with links to electronic versions available from the Los Alamos archive. Complexity, Parallel Computation and Statistical Physics (pdf 0.7 MB) Complexity Journal, 11 (5), 4664 (2006)
Links to images of some fractal patterns:


Professor Jonathan Machta Department of Physics University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst, MA 010033720 Office: (413) 5450654 Fax: (413) 5451691 machta@physics.umass.edu 