ESP Biography


Major: Pure Mathematics

College/Employer: McMaster University

Year of Graduation: 2021

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Past Classes

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M11628: Solving the "Good Will Hunting" Problem in Splash 2017 (Nov. 18 - 19, 2017)
Have you ever watched Good Will Hunting? Have you ever wanted to pull a Matt Damon and solve, in two hours, the problem that left MIT mathematicians baffled for months (but not really)? Come out to this crash course on solving one of the most famous math problems in popular culture and learn about graph theory, linear algebra, and more!

M11633: The Monty Hall Problem: Or, How To Be a Millionaire in Splash 2017 (Nov. 18 - 19, 2017)
You find yourself on a game show in front of 3 closed doors: behind one is $1,000,000; behind the other two is nothing. How do you tip the odds in your favor and go home a millionaire? The answer, as always, is math.

M11825: The Math In a Rubik's Cube in Splash 2017 (Nov. 18 - 19, 2017)
Ever wanted to learn to solve a Rubik's cube? Know the series of steps to solve a cube, but want to know the math behind why it works? In this course, we'll be learning some basic group theory and statistics to teach you how to solve a Rubik's cube from scratch!