Jatila van der Veen, Ph.D.
Project Scientist, Experimental Cosmology Group,
Department of Physics,
University of California, Santa Barbara
Project Manager, Education and Public Outreach Planck Mission , JPL / NASA
Lecturer, College of Creative Studies, UCSB
Adjunct Professor of Astronomy, Santa Barbara City College
Office: 2225 Broida, Lab phone: 1.805.893.8418
email: jatila [at] physics [.] ucsb [.] edu
For current CV, click HERE

My current research in science education focuses on:


Recent publications:


Current Collaborations:




Classes for 2014-2015:

  1. ASTRO 1 at SBCC, Fall Semester, 2014
    Course Information
    For ongoing, interactive course materials for registered students, please login to your pipeline account .

  2. SYMMETRY AND AESTHETICS IN CONTEMPORARY PHYSICS, UCSB College of Creative Studies, Winter Quarter, 2015
    Friday afternoons, 1 PM - 3:50 PM, in CCS main seminar room
    See last year's website: web.physics.ucsb.edu/~jatila/symmetry-and-aesthetics-in-physics.html to get an idea of the course. New website will be updated in Winter Quarter.



STUDENTS WHO WISH TO PARTICIPATE IN RESEARCH PROJECTS in Experimental Cosmology and/or Astronomy Education, please contact me via email.




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Recent Talks:


Dissertation:

Symmetry and Aesthetics in Introductory Physics: An Experiment in Interdisciplinary Physics and Fine Arts Education
Download complete dissertation HERE


Current Memberships and Affiliations:


For Fun:


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