Dr. Jim Pantaleone

Dr. Jim Pantaleone

Professor of Physics
Office: CPISB 202E
Phone: 786-4786
Email: jtpantaleone@uaa.alaska.edu


  • Ph.D., Theoretical Physics, Cornell University, 1985
  • B.S., Physics, University of Illinois, 1979

Teaching Responsibilities

Fall 2015

  • PHYS A211 General Physics I
  • PHYS A303 Modern Physics

Professional and Departmental Service


  • Chancellor's Award of Excellence in Research, 2013
  • National Science Foundation grant, "Formation of Complex Precipitation Structures," 2012-2013.
  • National Science Foundation grant, "Topics in Neutrino Mass Phenomenology," 2000-2002.
  • Research Corporation grant, "Topics in Neutrino Mass Phenomenology," 1997-2000.
  • Alaska Science and Technology Foundation grants, "Society and Society" Public Lecture Series, 1996-1999.

Research Interests


Selected Publications:

Click the picture below to read the Dr. Pantaleone's latest paper on Chemical Gardens:

Langmuir Journal Cover 2016 

Dr. Pantaleone was recently published with co-authors Dr. Jerzy Maselko and UAA MS Student, Vitaliy Kaminker.  Click the picture below to read the full article,"The Dynamics of Open Precipitation Tubes."

Chemical Physics Journal Cover 6/28/14

  • Salome Hussein, Jerzy Maselko, and James T. Pantaleone, "Growing a Chemical Garden at the Ari-Fluid Interface", Langmuir 32, 706-711 (2016).
  • V. Kaminker, J. Maselko, and J. Pantaleone, "The dynamics of open precipitation tubes," J. Chem. Phys. 140, 244901 (2014). 
  • J. Maselko, M. Kiehl, J. Couture, A. Dyonizy, V. Kaminker, P. Nowak and J. Pantaleone, "Emergence of Complex Behavior in Chemical Cells: The System A1C13-NaOH," Langmuir 30, 5726 (2014). 
  • J. Pantaleone and J. Messer, "The Added Mass of a Spherical Projectile," Am. J. Phys. 79, 1202 (2011).
  • J. Pantaleone, A. Toth, D. Horvath, L. RoseFigura, W. Morgan and J. Maselko, "Pressure Oscillations in a Chemical Garden," Phys. Rev. E79, 056221 (2009).
  • J. Pantaleone, A. Toth, D. Horvath, J. Rother McMahan, R. Smith, D. Butki, J. Braden, E. Matthews, H. Geri, and J. Maselko, "Oscillations of a Chemical Garden," Phys. Rev. E77, 046207 (2008).
  • J. Pantaleone, "Synchronization of Metronomes," Am. J. Phys. 70, 992 (2002).
  • J. Pantaleone, "Getting the Most from Atmospheric Neutrinos," Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, 5060 (1998).
  • A. Kostelecky, J. Pantaleone and S. Samuel, "Neutrino Oscillations in the Early Universe," Phys. Lett. B315, 46 (1993).
  • S. Pakvasa and J. Pantaleone, "Direct Probes of Neutrino Properties Using Solar Neutrino Lines," Phys. Rev. Lett. 65, 2479 (1990).
  • T.K. Kuo and J. Pantaleone, "Neutrino Oscillations in Matter," Rev. Mod. Phys. 61, 937 (1989). 
  • Y.J. Ng, J. Pantaleone and S. -H.H. Tye, "Spin-Dependent Forces in Heavy Quark Systems," Phys. Rev. Lett. 55, 916 (1985).