Teaching

Brian Hynek at work


I have taught classes covering the Earth and beyond for middle school through graduate students. This includes developing and teaching chemistry and physics courses at an inner-city high school in San Antonio, TX, astronomy classes at St. Louis Community College and undergraduate and graduate courses at the University of Colorado.

Recent courses taught at the University of Colorado:

Undergraduate:

GIS for Geologists
Solar System Astronomy

Graduate:

Planetary Seminar: Mars Polar Regions and Processes
Planetary Surfaces and Interiors
Mars

Additional teaching/outreach in Colorado:

- High school mentor, New Vista High School, Boulder
- Science fair judge for numerous local high schools
- Current mentor for graduate students Stuart Robbins and Monica Hoke
- Recent or current undergraduate mentor of Michael Beach (CU Geology), Rachel Haber (Scripps College) and Kelsi Singer (CU-APS/Washington University).

- I give roughly a half dozen public lectures around the area each year.

Contact

Brian M. Hynek
Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics and Geological Sciences
University of Colorado
392 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309 USA
Phone: 303-735-4312
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