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Alan Giambattista

Senior Lecturer

Rockefeller Hall, Room 239

Educational Background

B.S., Physics, Brigham Young University, 1985. M.S., Physics, Cornell University, 1988. Lecturer, Learning Skills Center, Cornell, 1989-90. Visiting Lecturer, Physics, SUNY Cortland, 1992. Lecturer, Physics, Cornell University, 1990-2000. Senior Lecturer, Physics, Cornell University, 2000-present.  



  • Physics




Lead author, with coauthors Betty M. Richardson and Robert C. Richardson, of two introductory textbooks using algebra and trigonometry, with emphasis on applications of physics principles to biology and medicine:

  • Physics, third edition, McGraw-Hill Education, 2016
  • College Physics: with an Integrated Approach to Forces and Kinematics, fourth edition, McGraw-Hill Education, 2012
  • The third edition of the Mandarin Chinese translation of College Physics is in process.
  • Other published translations of College Physics include Italian and Korean.