ESP Biography


Major: 2OE

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 14

Picture of Grace Young

Brief Biographical Sketch:

Grace Young is an MIT undergraduate. She spent last summer working at CERN in Geneva developing software for particle physicists working on the Large Hadron Collider, and also at the Harvard-MIT Biomedical Cybernetics Lab in Boston applying statistical methods for bioinformatics. Her other work experience includes quantum computing research at The Joint Quantum Institute and analyzing the electrical properties of carbon nanotubes at Johns Hopkins Center for Applied Physics. She writes for the MIT Entrepreneurship Review and is on the varsity sailing team.

Past Classes

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S5197: The Physics of the Universe in One Hour in Splash! 2011 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2011)
How much do you know about the Universe? In this class we'll give an overview of concepts ranging from quantum physics to cosmology, including cosmic radiation, black holes, expanding universe, quantum tunneling, and more! Don't worry if you haven't heard those terms; we will explain everything! You'll gain a new perspective on the Universe, your place in it, and the mysteries behind it.

X4514: Starting a Company in HSSP Spring 2011 (Feb. 19, 2011)
Think you might want to start a company? This class is your chance to gain some hands-on experience. On the first day of class we'll come up with an idea for the company, and in following classes we'll market and sell our product or service. Students will develop a business plan, make a website, fundraise, and market. We’ll also keep a blog of lessons learned along the way.