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Michael B. Partensky

Michael B. Partensky


Ural Polytechnic, Ph.D.
Ural Polytechnic, M.S.
Ural Polytechnic, B.S.


  • RBIF 103
    Probability and Statistics


  • Partensky, M. B.. "Non-uniform concentration of bubbles in rising dough." Proc. of AAPT Physics Education, Portland, Oregon. 2013.
  • Partensky, M. B.. "Penetration of electrostatic field into metals: theoretical conundrums and their resolution." Proc. of AAPT Physics Education., Portland, Oregon. 2013.
  • Partenskii, M. B., Jordan P.C.. "Relaxing gap capacitor models of electrified interfaces." Am. J. Phys. 79. (2011): 103.
  • Partensky, M. B., Putyrsky, V.P.. "Magnetic Resonance (MR) Analogy for a Charged Particle Dynamics in a Magnetic Field". Proc. of AAPT Physics Education. 2011.
  • Miloshevsky G., Hassanein, A., Partenskii, M.B. Jordan, P.C.. "Electroelastic coupling between membrane surface fluctuations and membrane-embedded charges: Continuum multidielectric treatment." J. Chem. Phys. 132. (2010): 1.
  • Partensky, M. B.. "Problems without borders". Proc. of AAPT Physics Education. Portland, Oregon: AAPT, 2010.
  • Partensky, M.B., Partensky P. D., Putyrsky V. P.. "Teaching Catastrophic Behaviors in Introductory Physics". Proc. of AAPT Physics Education. Portland, Oregon: AAPT, 2010.
  • Partenskii, M.B., Jordan, P.C.. "“Squishy capacitor” model for electrical double layers and the stability of charged interfaces." Phys. Rev. E. 80. (2009): 011112.
  • Partenskii, M. B. and Jordan P.C.. "Limitations and strengths of uniformly charged double-layer theory: Physical significance of capacitance anomalies." Phys. Rev. E. 77. (2008): 061117-061126.
  • Partenskii, M.B.. "The Circle of Apollonius and Its Applications in Introductory Physics." The Physics Teacher 46. (2008): 104-108.
  • Cox, J. and M.B. Partensky. "Spatial Localization Problem and the Circle of Apollonius." Arxiv:Physics /0701146. (2007)
  • Partenskii, M.B. Miloshevsky, G,N, and Jordan P.C.. "The Theoretical Challenge Posed by Low-Voltage Membrane Electroporation, Viewed from the Perspective of Continuum and Molecular-Level Models." Israel J. Chem. 47. (2007): 385-396.
  • Miloshevsky,G.N. at al.. "Applications of Finite Difference Methods to Membrane-Mediated protein interactions and to heat and magnetic field diffusion in plasmas." Journal Computational Physics 215. (2006): 25-51.
  • Partenskii,M.B. and P.C. Jordan. "Negative Capacitance and Instability at Electrified Interfaces: Lessons from the Study of Membrane Capacitors." Condensed Matter Physics (2005): 397-412.
  • Partenskii,M. B., Miloshevsky,G.N. and P.C. Jordan. "Membrane Inclusions as Coupled Harmonic Oscillators:." Journal of Chemical Physics (2004): 7183-93.
  • Partensky,M. B. and P.D. Partensky. "Can a Spring Beat the Charges?." The Physics Teacher (2004): 772-476.
  • Partenskii, M.B., Miloshevsky, G.N. and Jordan,P.C.. "Stabilization of Ion Channels Due to Membrane-Mediated Elastic Interaction." Journal of Chemical Physics (2003): 10306.
  • Partenskii,M. B., Miloshevsky, G.N. and P.C. Jordan. "Energetics and Gating of Narrow Ionic Channels: The Influence of Channel Architecture and Lipid-Channel Interactions." Interfacial Catalysis (2003): 493-534.
  • Partenskii, M. B., Jordan,P.C.. "Membrane Deformation and the Elastic Energy of Insertion; Pertubation of Mebrane Elastic Constants Due to Peptide Insertion." Journal of Chemical Physics (2002): 1-9.
  • Partensky, M. B. and Y.S. Neustadt. "Effective Spring Constants for the Elastically Coupled Insertions in Membranes." arXiv:physics /0212038v4. (2002): 1-6.
  • Partensky, M. B.. "The Elastic Capacitor and Its Unusual Properties." Physics Arxive (2002).
  • Partensky, M. B.. "Two Boys and a Can of Coca-Cola." The Physics Teacher (2002): 106.
  • Partenskii, MB and Jordan, P.C., P. Jordan. "Electroelastic Instabilities in Double Layers and Membranes Liquid Interfaces, In: Chemical, Biological, and Pharmaceutical Applications." (2001): 82.
  • Partenskii, M.B., Jordan,P.C.. "Membrane Capacitance: Non-Local Electroelastic Treatment." Molecular Physics (2000): 200.
  • Partenskii, M.B., Dorman,V.L. and P.C. Jordan. "Electostatic Influences on Ion-Water Correlations in Ion Channels." Progress in Cell Research (1997): 10361.
  • Partenskii, M.B., Dorman,V.L. and P.C. Jordan. "The Question of Negative Capacitance and Its Relation to Instabilities and Phasae Transitions at Electrified Interaces." International Reviews in Physical Chemistry (1996): 151-181.
  • Partenskii, M. B., Feldman,V.J. and M.M. Vorobjev. "Surface Electron Screening Theory and Its Applications to Metal-Electrolyte Interface." Progress in Surface Science (1986): 3--154.

Michael Partensky, PhD, has more than twenty years of experience in teaching and research in statistical and chemical physics and biophysics, and in popularizing science. He is a member of the Wolfram Research faculty program and a co-founder of dedicated to the on-line education in Math and Science. He is enthusiastic about the application of the computer-aided thinking tools such as Mathematica and MatLab in research and teaching.

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