Physics - Prof. Ilkka Koskelo


Contact Info:

Office: 7312
Email: koskelo {at} smccd {dot} edu
Phone: 650.738.4136

My Fall 2017 schedule

 

Fall 2017 courses:
Traditional: PHYS 220, 260
Hybrid*: PHYS 210, 220


*Note: First meetings of hybrid courses occur at the
first lab meeting of the semester:
PHYS 210 HA (CRN 94915): Thurs Aug 17, 12:10pm
PHYS 210 HB (CRN 94916): Thurs Aug 17, 6:10pm
PHYS 220 HA (CRN 92490): Tues, Aug 22, 6:10pm

For hybrid students unable to add or waitlist officially in Websmart-- email me
directly so that you are in the loop on any vital info.


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Science Lecture series @Skyline - Mondays 4:30pm (Fall-Spring)

Other Jobs / Internships / Scholarships / Events:

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Solar grid alternatives / apply @ Oakland
Internship
Fall 2017
12/13/17
Skyline scholarships
Scholarship
Fall 2017
3/2/18
SUMMA pre-health conference @ Stanford
Event
Fall 2017
2/02/18
TTE REU summer research @ Berkeley
Internship
Fall 2017
1/26/18
WAVES fellows internship @ Caltech
Internship
Fall 2017
1/12/18
Engineering Community College Visit Day @ Berkeley
Event
Fall 2017
10/20/17
Undergrad Women in Physics conference @ SoCal
Event
Fall 2017
1/12/18
Waves Fellows Summer Internship @ Caltech
Internship
Fall 2017
1/10/18
Internship Database (REU) @ everywhere
Internship
Fall 2017
ongoing
Energize Colleges internship @ Skyline
Internship
Fall 2017
???
USDA Internship @ Albany, CA
Internship
Fall 2017
8/25/17
Internships @ Berkeley National Lab
Internship
Spring 2017
various
Internships @ Livermore National Lab
Internship
Spring 2017
various
Internships @ Los Alamos National Lab
Internship
Spring 2017
various
Internships @ Sandia National Lab
Internship
Spring 2017
various
ASPIRES Program winter/spring @ Canada
Internship/Workshop
Fall 2016
various
Student assistant @Skyline
Job
Fall 2016
???
Engineering instructor for kids
Job
3/09/16
???
Pre-Medical Surgical Internship @UC Davis
Workshop
1/25/15
ongoing
Transfer Reps from various colleges @Skyline
Event
Fall 2014
ongoing
Study abroad
Event
Fall 2014
ongoing
Pister Award & Scholarship (to UC Santa Cruz)
Scholarships
Fall 2014
various

Physics news/articles:
Physics is creative, not plug-and-chug!
Mysterious lights after earthquakes
Scientist studies electric eels by letting them shock him
Honoring a pioneering woman in physics
Here's every eclipse happening in your lifetime
Eclipse hunters
Negative mass??
Physics trick to keep your shoes from coming untied
Cartoon: how physics fits together
Why college students choose physics
The 'Hamilton' of Physics

Consciousness may be tied to entropy
The black hole collision that reshaped physics
First ever observation of gravitational waves in black hole merger
Lots of fun physics demos
The physics of brain folding
Computer modeling predicts existence of new planet in our solar system
This Millenial might be the new Einstein
Perception of time video
Einstein's ideas explained with only the thousand most common words
Unsolvable problems in quantum mechanics?
Pi in quantum mechanics
Cartoon: circuits (make sure to mouseover image)
Sound wave tractor beam (w/ video x2)
Star-Shaped Droplet Levitated By Sound
Curving basketball dam drop
Top 11 physics discoveries of 2014
Photo catches light as both particle and wave / video
Quadruple image of supernova in "Einstein Cross"
Cartoon: Four fundamental forces
Electric eels
Guide to dimensions
Some of Earth's water predates Earth itself-- implications on alien life?
Physics experiment to determine if we're living in a 2D hologram
Cartoon: Label your axes
Cartoon: Abusing dimensional analysis
• Electric energy - windmills in Malawi: TED talk / Daily Show interview


Student Organizations:
Society for Women Engineers (SWE)
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
Skyline Research Club
Honors club