Michael Grady
Professor and Chair
Department of Physics
SUNY College at Fredonia
Director of Cooperative Programs
Education:
 Rockefeller University, Ph.D. 1982
 University of Washington, MS, 1978
 University of Michigan, BGS, 1973
Research Interests:
 Lattice Field Theory
 Phase Transitions and Critical Phenomena
 Strong Interactions
 NonPerturbative Methods
 The Early Universe
Teaching Interests and Specialties:
 Lab and Lecture Demonstration Based Instruction
 Thermal Physics
 Acoustics
 Optics
 Computer Spreadsheet Applications in Education
Selected Publications:
(most available electronically from Physics Preprint Archive, http://arxiv.org)
 "Reconsidering gaugeHiggs continuity", heplat/0507037, Physics Letters B, 626, 161 (2005).
 "Critical or tricritical point in mixedaction SU(2) lattice gauge theory?", heplat/0404015, Nuclear physics B, 713, 204 (2005).
 "Evidence for layered symmetry breaking in SU(2) lattice gauge theory", heplat/0409163.
 "Quantum Mechanics, Quantum Gravity, and Approximate Lorentz Invariance from a Classical PhaseBoundary Universe", hepth/0104237 (to appear as Ch. 3 in "Trends in Quantum Gravity Research," NOVA Science Publishers, 2006).
 "Gauge Invariant SO(3)Z2 Monopole as Possible Source of Confinement in SU(2) Lattice Gauge Theory" heplat/9806024.
 "Universe as a Phase Boundary in a FourDimensional Euclidean Space", grqc/9805076.
 "Monopole Loop Distribution and Confinement in SU(2) Lattice Gauge Theory", heplat/9802035, Physics Letters B, 455, 239 (1999).
 "Monopole Loop Suppression and Loss of Confinement in RestrictedAction SU(2) Lattice Gauge Theory", heplat/9801016.
 "Deconfinement from Action Restriction", Nuclear Physics B (Proc. Suppl.) 53, 599 (1997) (LATTICE 96).
 "Finite Temperature Phase Transition in SU(2) Lattice Gauge Theory with Extended Action" (with Rajiv Gavai and Manu Mathur), Nuclear Physics B 423, 123 (1994).
 "Can a Logarithmically Running Coupling Mimic a String Tension?", Physical Review D 50, 6009 (1994).
 "Cabibbo Mixing from Stronginteraction Condensates", Nuovo Cimento 105A, 1065 (1992).
 "Spurious FirstOrder Phase Transitions from Topological Effects on the Lattice", Nuclear Physics B 365, 699 (1991).
Other Interests:
Contact me at:
NEW phone:(716)6734624, fax (716)6733347, or email at grady@fredonia.edu
