ESP Biography


Major: Materials Science & Engineering

College/Employer: Stanford

Year of Graduation: G

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Past Classes

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E3954: Catastrophic Failure: The Materials Preventing and Responsible for Disasters in Splash Fall 2014 (Nov. 08 - 09, 2014)
It's a bad day if your phone screen cracks, but it's something else entirely if your airplane falls out of the sky. Learn about the science and engineering behind materials failures in history through demonstrations and hands-on experiments. We'll explore the enormous demands we place on materials in applications like space exploration, as well as how they work. We'll also show how many materials can change dramatically with changes in temperature and other conditions.

E1874: Carbon-based Electronics: Going Organic! in Splash! Fall 2011 (Oct. 29 - 30, 2011)
In this class, we will look at a class of materials known as organic semiconductors. These are carbon-based materials that can conduct electricity and are used for transistors, LEDs and even solar cells. You will learn about what make these materials conductive, how the devices operate and compete in some logic games!