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Ken Coles Associate Professor

Education:

  • B.S. California Institute of Technology - Geology
  • M.S. California Institute of Technology - Geology
  • M.Phil., Columbia University
  • Ph.D., Columbia University - Geology
  • Indiana Teaching Certificate (General/Elementary 1-8, Science 1-8)
  • Massachusetts First Year Teaching License (Earth Science 8-12)

Courses Taught:

GEOS 105 Exploring the Universe
GEOS 106 Exploring the Universe Lab
GEOS 154 Exploration of Space
GEOS 303/304 Newfoundland Seminar and Field Workshop
GEOS 323 Geophysics
GEOS 341 Planetary Geology
GEOS 342 Stellar Astronomy 

Professional Interests:

Geology of solar system bodies
Astrometry of asteroids and Moon by occultation of stars
Eclipses and transits of solar system bodies
Planetarium education

IUP Planetarium 

  • Geoscience Department
  • Walsh Hall, Room 111
    302 East Walk
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2379
  • Fax: 724-357-6208
  • Office Hours
  • M: 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., 1:00–3:15 p.m.
  • T: 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., 1:50–4:30 p.m.
  • W: 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., 1:30–4:30 p.m.
  • Th: 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., 1:50–4:30 p.m.
  • F: 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., 1:00–4:30 p.m.