Professor - Physics
Dr. Szpilka received his Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Cornell University. His research focused on theories of structural and magnetic ordering in alloys and magnetic solids; other current interests include electronics, thermodynamics, and statistical physics. He enjoys hiking, bicycling, and cooking, and serves as a reader and catechist at the Cathedral of St. Helena.
Courses taught: Engineering Physics I & II (Mechanics, Electricity & Magnetism), Electronics & Circuit Analysis I & II, Thermodynamics, Modern Physics, Robotics & Experimental Physics, Einstein’s Physics, Thermal Physics, Electromagnetism, Quantum Mechanics, Complex Analysis, Partial Differential Equations, Mathematical Optimization.