ESP Biography

MICAH GALE, MIT Freshman in Nuclear Engineering

Major: Nuclear Science and Engineering

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2018

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I'm a Freshmen from Idaho that will be majoring in Course 22 (Nuclear Science and Engineering). Science and Math is a major hobby/addiction for me. I enjoy the outdoors and am involved in Ground Search and Rescue. Here I am on the Quidditch and Solar Electric Vehicle Teams.

Past Classes

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P9266: Intro to Nuclear Power in Spark 2015 (Mar. 14 - 15, 2015)
This class will cover the basics of nuclear power generation. Basic nuclear theory will be covered, and how it can be used to make energy. As part of this the basics of nuclear fission, fusion, and radioactive decay will be covered. The class will conclude with the basics of fission and fusion rector design.

M8742: 18.00C: Cryptography for People Without a Computer in Splash 2014 (Nov. 22 - 23, 2014)
Ever wanted to create a secret code? Want to know how to break them? This class will teach you how to do both, with only the aid of a four-function calculator. Covered materials include: the concept of modulus, the use of affine, Vigenere, and Hill ciphers, and basic strategies for decryption, primarily frequency analysis.