Professor Billinge teaches MSAE E3111 Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory and Statistical Mechanics at Columbia University.

The course is an introduction to the basic thermodynamics of systems, including concepts of equilibrium, entropy, thermodynamic functions, and phase changes. Basic kinetic theory and statistical mechanics, including diffusion processes, concept of phase space, classical and quantum statistics, and applications thereof. Professor Billinge mainly teaches through Peer Instruction with the aid of a custom social media web application built in-house at the Billinge Group.