ESP Biography
JESSY LIN, ESP Teacher
Major: 62 College/Employer: MIT Year of Graduation: 2019 

Brief Biographical Sketch:
Not Available. Past Classes(Clicking a class title will bring you to the course's section of the corresponding course catalog)X12002: Applications of Statistical Mechanics in Splash 2017 (Nov. 18  19, 2017)
Statistical mechanics is a branch of physics that uses statistics and probability to understand systems of particles  usually to understand phenomena like thermodynamics and heat. It turns out that you can apply the same ways of thinking to understand and model lots of complex systems and used for everything from weather forecasting to economic games to the brain.
We'll teach you some fundamental statistical mechanics concepts from the ground up and show you how they can be applied to these everyday systems. Hopefully you'll walk away with an understanding of what your physics teachers meant when they said "physics explains the world," and a deeper appreciation for how different fields of science are all connected.
C11085: Bitcoin & the blockchain: A bit by bit introduction in Splash 2016 (Nov. 19  20, 2016)
Bitcoin is a digital currency that uses some pretty nifty math to guarantee its security. Come learn about how it works, what it's used for, and how the underlying technology can be used for problems totally unrelated to money.
