ESP Biography



BRANDON PHO, ESP Teacher




Major: 18

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2023

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Past Classes

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X14187: Baking Bao Bread Buns (from scratch!) in Splash 2020 (Nov. 14 - 15, 2020)
Bao: steamed buns with various tasty fillings. We're baking bao live for you to watch, with instructions to follow along! Come join us and learn how to make yummy bao.


P14300: Hololive and Virtual Youtube: Why are anime streamers showing up in my recommended? in Splash 2020 (Nov. 14 - 15, 2020)
Enjoy the cute, moe aesthetic of anime? Wondering why people have been throwing thousands of dollars for at livestreamers? Come learn about the intersection of these two phenomena, or come laugh at a weeb college student simping for anime waifus! This class will give an overview of the current trend of virtual streamers, its origins in idol culture, and why the genre is so appealing to many.


P14353: Introduction to K-Pop in Splash 2020 (Nov. 14 - 15, 2020)
Interested in kpop? Want to learn more about the idol life, group structure, and the entertainment industry in Korea? If you’re a casual fan, or even completely new to kpop, join in to listen (and potentially fangirl/fanboy) to some kpop songs, possibly become *surprised pikachu face* at kpop’s infamous scandals, and discuss anything (and maybe a tad bit of everything) about kpop!


E13598: Spaghetti Marshmallow Design Challenge in Splash 2019 (Nov. 23 - 24, 2019)
Build the highest tower possible with spaghetti noddles and marshmallows!


X13599: How to Use Chopsticks for Beginners in Splash 2019 (Nov. 23 - 24, 2019)
Have you ever tried to use chopsticks before and failed? Never even heard of these wonderful utensils? We will attempt to teach you how to use chopsticks in this class, and have some fun, competitve chopsticking challenges! If you know how to use chopsticks, please don't take this class.