Allan B. MacIsaac, Assistant Professor


Contact Information

Office: PAB 235
Tel: (519) 661-2111 x88772

Research Areas

Computational Physics
Condensed Matter Theory

Research Interests

Ultra-thin magnetic systems, phase transitions and critical phenomenon


  1. Abu-Labdeh, A.M., MacIsaac, A.B., De'Bell, K. “Effects of a perpendicular magnetic field in the dipolar Heisenberg model with dominant exchange interaction” (2011) Journal of Physics Condensed Matter, 23 (29), art. no. 296005. DOI:10.1088/0953-8984/23/29/296005
  2. Baolai, G., MacIsaac, A.B. “When to renew software licences at HPS centres? A mathematical analysis” (2010) Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 256 (1), art. no. 012025. DOI:10.1088/1742-6596/256/1/012025
  3. Hosiawa, T., MacIsaac, A.B. “Late stage, non-equilibrium dynamics in the dipolar Ising model” (2009) Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 321 (12), pp. 1878-1884. DOI:10.1016/j.jmmm.2008.12.009
  4. Whitehead, J.P., MacIsaac, A.B., De'Bell, K. “Canted stripe phase near the spin reorientation transition in ultrathin magnetic films” (2008) Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, 77 (17), art. no. 174415. DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.77.174415


[Complete Publication Listing (Scopus)]


NMM 1412: Calculus for Engineers I
NMM 2270: Applied Mathematics for Engineering II
NMM 2276: Applied Mathematics for Electrical and Mechanical Engineering III

Professional Activities

  • Associate Editor, Canadian Journal of Physics
  • Founder Sharcnet