# L. Jonathan Cook Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics

**Howe 207**

**540.458.8294**

**cookj@wlu.edu**

Ph.D. in Physics from Virginia Tech - His research interests are in the field of non-equilibrium statistical mechanics.

## Education

Ph.D. in Physics - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

B.S. in Physics - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

## Selected Publications

"Competition for finite resources." L. Jonathan Cook, R.K.P. Zia. *Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment*, 1742-5468 (2012) P05008

"Power spectra of TASEPs with a localized slow site,"

L. Jonathan Cook and J. J. Dong, *Journal of Statistical Mechanics*, P10002 (2010)

"Competition between many Totally Asymmetric Simple Exclusion Processes for a Finite Pool of Resources,"

L. J. Cook, R. K. P. Zia, and B. Schmittmann, *Physical Review E*, 80, 031142 (2009)

"Feedback and Fluctuations in a Totally Asymmetric Simple Exclusion Process with Finite Resources,"

L. J. Cook and R. K. P. Zia, *Journal of Statistical Mechanic*s, P02012 (2009)