Physics - Prof. Ilkka Koskelo

Contact info:

Office: 7312
Email:
koskelo {at} smccd {dot} edu
Phone:
650.738.4136
Office hours:
see schedule below

My Spring 2016 schedule
*
(*see syllabus for slight tweaks on OH times)

 

Summer 2016 courses:
PHYS 210 Hybrid*

*Note: All Hybrid course orientations will be done at the
first lab meeting of the semester:
PHYS 210 H7 (CRN 54272): Mon, June 13
PHYS 210 HY (CRN 55113): Tues, June 14
On-line accounts will be active by that
meeting for all pre-registrants.


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Science Lecture series @Skyline - Mondays 4:30pm

Other Jobs / Internships / Scholarships / Events:

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Summer tutoring @ Skyline
Job
4/27/16
5/6/16
Engineering instructor for kids
Job
3/09/16
???
Engineering Scholarship ($1500)
Scholarship
3/03/16
4/29/16
CMC math presentation ($500 prize for 20 min presentation!)
Event/scholarship
2/20/16
3/1/16+
College Savers - financial aid matching @Skyline
Event/scholarship
1/31/16
various Sp16
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:
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:
• SMUD Solar Regatta Spring 2015
Society for Women Engineers (SWE)
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
Skyline Research Club
Honors club