About the author

K.A. Tsokos started teaching in the IB Diploma program in 1989 at the Copenhagen International School and from 1995 until 2021 at the American School of Athens.

He earned a double B.Sc. degree in Physics and Mathematics from Birmingham University in the UK and a MS and a Ph.D. in Physics from Cornell University in the US.

The first edition of Physics for the IB Diploma was published in 1998. At the time, it was the second textbook written specifically for the IB diploma, and the first in the sciences. This is the seventh edition of the textbook, now published by Cambridge University Press.

He is also the author of the books "Series and Differential Equations", "Physics for the IB Diploma Exam Preparation Guide" and about 20 research papers, mainly on Quantum Chromodynamics.