ESP Biography


Major: Geological and Environmental Sci

College/Employer: Stanford

Year of Graduation: Not available.

Picture of Michelle LaComb

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Past Classes

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B3757: Food Science! in Splash Fall 2014 (Nov. 08 - 09, 2014)
An Introduction to the world of food science! Basics:What is food science? What do I do with a food science degree? What jobs are there for me? Depth: Trends in food science, what to expect from a food science program, what food science programs have to offer

S3759: Food Culture: Miracle berries and more! in Splash Fall 2014 (Nov. 08 - 09, 2014)
Let us dive into the the concept of food culture! First off, a tasting of miracle berry tablets. These miracle tablets allows you to perceive sour taste as something sweet! Don't worry, the effects aren't permanent. Through this tasting and more, we discover the mysteries of our perceptions on food.

B3762: Culinary Science in Product Development in Splash Fall 2014 (Nov. 08 - 09, 2014)
You walk down the aisle of a supermarket and you stumble upon these weirdly flavored chips. Ever wonder how someone's crazy idea is put from concept to product? Culinary arts + food science = AWESOME PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT. You take science and add it to cooking and bam, that delicious or sometimes bizarre flavored chip comes to a store near you.

P3181: Paint: A Complex Chemical Compound in Splash! Fall 2013 (Nov. 02 - 03, 2013)
Cavemen! Egyptians! Romans! Forgeries! Learn about all of these and more by studying the science of paint. Paintings are more than pretty objects hanging from the wall; they are historically-linked results of the study of a complex chemical interaction between various pigments and binders. This class will give a brief introduction to the history and science behind making paints and pigments, and how you can use information about the historical use of pigments to catch forgers.