A. Pasha Tabatabai

Assistant Physics Professor


Assistant Professor

Phone: 206-296-5936

Building/Room: BANN 128

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Teaching: Physics classes at all levels, including biological physics; using computational and experimental approaches to reinforce learning.
  • Research: Biological and soft condensed matter physics; structures, mechanics, and dynamics of living systems; learning basic rules for behaviors in biology; materials with complex mechanical response. Tab Lab Webpage: www.tablabseattleu.com


  • PhD – Physics, Georgetown University 2017
  • MS – Physics, Georgetown University 2014
  • BS – Physics, Gonzaga University 2011
  • Postdoc at Yale University – 2017-2020

Joined the Faculty at Seattle University in Fall 2020.