ESP Biography
JAKE HILLARD, ESP Teacher
Major: Electrical Engineering College/Employer: Stanford Year of Graduation: 2018 

Brief Biographical Sketch:
Not Available. Past Classes(Clicking a class title will bring you to the course's section of the corresponding course catalog)M5998: Mathematic in Splash Fall 2017 (Nov. 11  12, 2017)
We'll be doing fun handson mathemagic tricks. Learn how to: fit your entire body through an index card; magically cut a paper loop in half, just to get another paper loop; win money from your friends; and more!
M5785: Testing Mathematics Folklore in the Real World in Splash Spring 2017 (Apr. 22  23, 2017)
Famed Splash Teachers Bill and Jake are back. And this time, they're conducting a oneofakind science experiment.
In mathematical folklore there are number of facts which are widely believed to be true. But many of them have never been tested in the real world. In this class, we'll put those theories to test, and use YOU as the data points.
Can humans pick numbers which look random? Can we use mathematics to estimate heights of buildings? Can the mathematical constant $\pi$ be computed using popsicle sticks? All of these remain to be seen.
E4927: The Tower Challenge in Splash Spring 2016 (Apr. 09  10, 2016)
We'll give you the materials. You'll build the tallest tower you possibly can. It's that simple.
M4623: Lying and Cheating: How to Catch The Bad Guys (or Become Them) Using Math in Splash Fall 2015 (Nov. 07  08, 2015)
Today, you will learn how some of the greatest liars and cheats of all time were caught using math. Youâ€™ll even catch a couple yourself.
From a national conspiracy to fabricate voting results, to hiding the sideaffects of a multibillion dollar drug, math can either make or break the deal.
M4236: Mathemagic in Splash Spring 2015 (Apr. 11  12, 2015)
We'll be doing fun handson mathemagic tricks. Learn how to: fit your entire body through an index card; magically cut a paper loop in half, just to get another paper loop; win money from your friends; and more!
