ESP Biography
ALEX SCHWENDNER, ESP Teacher
Major: Not available. College/Employer: Not available. Year of Graduation: Not available. 

Brief Biographical Sketch:
Alex is an MIT junior doublemajoring in Computer Science and Mathematics. The part of computer science in which he is most interested is the more theoretical part (the part that's really math). In pure math, he most likes nifty abstract things that don't involve numbers. Past Classes(Clicking a class title will bring you to the course's section of the corresponding course catalog)Purely Functional Programming in Haskell in SPLASH (2007)
Are you familiar with programming in imperative languages such as C, Java, Perl, etc? This class is an introduction to ...
Fundamental Topological Concepts in FIREHOSE (2006)
Ever wondered how a coffee cup and a doughnut are the same? And then, given that, how do you tell ...
Intro to Topology: Spaces, Surfaces, and Loops in SPLASHONWHEELS (2006)
This will be a highly interactive introduction to topology, the study of shapes when you ignore stretching. What we actually ...
Fluid Dynamics in SPLASH (2006)
How fast does water come out of a pressurized hose? How does an airplane fly? In this class, we'll answer ...
Spaces, Surfaces, and Loops in SPLASH (2006)
What makes a sphere different from a doughnut? How are a doughnut and a coffee cup basically the same thing? ...
Complexity Theory in SPLASH (2005)
Computers can solve lots of different problems, but some problems take longer to solve than others. In this class, we'll ...
Computability Theory in SPLASH (2005)
Think your computer is smart? We'll be stripping a computer down to a basic mathematical description, and considering what kinds ...
Spaces, Surfaces, and Loops in SPLASH (2005)
We'll look at various 2dimensional surfaces, like the familiar plane and sphere others like the torus and doubletorus and the ...
