Tommi Tenkanen

Postdoctoral Researcher, Astronomy Unit, Queen Mary University of London
PhD (University of Helsinki, theoretical physics)

Scientific interests: Cosmology, physics of the early universe, extensions of the Standard Model of particle physics

My publications from INSPIRE

My Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
Ansioluetteloni suomeksi (CV in Finnish): Ansioluettelo (pdf)


Office: Room 604, G.O. Jones building, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS, U.K.
Office phone: +44 207 882 6571
Mobile phone: +44 787 151 5182 / +358 400 221 427
Email: t.tenkanen 'at'

Teaching and supervision

In spring 2017 I'll be a teaching assistant on the QMUL course Mathematical Techniques 2.
I also supervise undergraduate research projects.

Earlier, I've been a teaching assistant on U. Helsinki courses

General Relativity (spring 2016)
Analytical Mechanics (fall 2015)
Cosmology I-II (fall 2014)
Mathematical Methods I-II (falls 2011-2013)
Radiation fields and Photons (spring 2013)
Thermophysics (falls 2011 and 2012)
Waves and fields (spring 2012)
Electrodynamics (spring 2011)


My blog Akatemian jalkaväki ("Foot Soldiers of Academia")

My PhD Thesis Cosmological Constraints on Higgs Portal Dark Matter

My Master's Thesis Epägaussisuudet kurvatonimallissa ("Non-gaussianities in the curvaton model")

Longer articles, news, and videos of my research can be found in e.g. Tähdet ja avaruus, Yle, Tekniikka ja talous (in Finnish) and Hufvudstadsbladet (in Swedish)
Latest update May 17, 2017