Scott Heinekamp
Professor of Physics
Office Hours: Tuesday 9:30-11, Wed 10:00-11:00, or by appt

Coordinator of 3/2 Engineering Program Adjunct Professor of Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell University (2013-18)


Summer REU and other programs

Here are course materials for past semesters:
  • Course Materials
    Courses taught Fall 2015:
  • Sustainable Community 101-05: The Craft and Structure of Musical Sound
  • PHYS 340: Experimental Physics
  • PHYS 212L: Fundamentals of Physics II (lab only)

    Courses taught Spring 2015:
  • PHYS 111L: Fundamentals of Physics I
  • PHYS 303: Theoretical Mechanics

    Courses taught Fall 2014:
  • CHEM 301: Physical Chemistry
  • CHEM 308LL: Laboratory in Physical Chemistry
  • PHYS 212L: Fundamentals of Physics II (lab only)
  • PHYS 307: Intermediate Quantum Mechanics

    Courses taught Summer 2014 (Cornell University Engineering Cooperative):
  • Applied & Engineering Physics 3610 (Introductory Quantum Mechanics)
  • Applied & Engineering Physics 3550 (Intermediate Electromagnetism)

    Courses taught Spring 2014:
  • PHYS 111L: Fundamentals of Physics I
  • PHYS 340: Experimental Physics

    On sabbatical Fall 2013

    Courses taught Summer 2013 (Cornell University Engineering Cooperative):
  • Applied & Engineering Physics 3610 (Introductory Quantum Mechanics)
  • Applied & Engineering Physics 3550 (Intermediate Electromagnetism)

    Courses taught Spring 2013:
  • PHYS 111L: Fundamentals of Physics I
  • PHYS 303: Theoretical Mechanics
  • MPS 403: Senior Seminar in Mathematical and Physical Sciences
  • ENVR 403: Senior Seminar in Mathematical and Physical Sciences

    Courses taught Fall 2012:
  • Sustainable Community 101-08: Transformative Technologies
  • CHEM 301: Physical Chemistry
  • CHEM 308LL: Laboratory in Physical Chemistry
  • MPS 402: Senior Thesis in Environmental Studies

    Course taught Summer 2012 (Cornell University Engineering Cooperative):
  • Applied & Engineering Physics 3330 (Mechanics of Particles and Solid Bodies)

    Courses taught Spring 2012:
  • PHYS 104: Why Music Matters: The Science of Sound (A "Crafting Meaningful Lives" Themed Seminar)
  • PHYS 111L: Fundamentals of Physics I
  • MPS 403: Senior Seminar in Mathematical and Physical Sciences

    Courses taught Fall 2011:
  • Sustainable Community 101 (6): Transformative Technologies
  • PHYS 340: Experimental Physics
  • MPS 402: Senior Seminar in Mathematical and Physical Sciences

    Course taught Summer 2011 (Cornell University Engineering Cooperative):
  • Applied & Engineering Physics 3330 (Mechanics of Particles and Solid Bodies)

    Courses taught Spring 2011:
  • PHYS 111L: Fundamentals of Physics I
  • PHYS 307: Quantum Mechanics and Relativity

    Courses taught Fall 2010:
  • PHYS 212L: Fundamentals of Physics II
  • PHYS 302: Modern Physics
  • CHEM 301: Physical Chemistry


    Course taught Summer 2010 (Cornell University Engineering Cooperative):
  • Applied & Engineering Physics 333 (Mechanics of Particles and Solid Bodies)

    Courses taught Spring 2010:
  • PHYS 111L: Fundamentals of Physics I (lecture only)
  • PHYS 221L: Principles of Electronics
  • MPS 403: Senior Seminar in Mathematical and Physical Sciences

    Courses taught Fall 2009:
  • PHYS 212L: Fundamentals of Physics II
  • PHYS 340: Experimental Physics
  • MPS 402: Senior Seminar in Mathematical and Physical Sciences

    Courses taught Spring 2009:
  • PHYS 111L: Fundamentals of Physics I
  • PHYS 307: Quantum Mechanics and Relativity
  • MPS 295: Fourier Methods


    Faculty Club Presentations:
  • (World Year of Physics) Whole Lotta Shakin': Einstein's Love of Brownian Motion
  • Picturing the Ęther: A Technological History of Television
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