ESP Biography


Major: Not available.

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2026

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Past Classes

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M15151: Cracking the Enigma Cipher in Splash 2022 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2022)
The Enigma Machine: the German WWII cipher machine that was unbreakable. Until it wasn’t. Come learn the math behind how the Polish broke the Enigma Machine (yes, the Polish broke it before the British) and take a crack at it yourself! We will also cover some of the history behind Enigma and how the Allies went from mathematical ideas to actually intercepting messages and saving lives.

W15152: Arbitrary Rankings of Arbitrary Things in Splash 2022 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2022)
Come rank things with us! Have a strong opinion about which is the best shade of green or what is the ideal banana ripeness? Now is your time to shine! "A 10/10 experience--would highly recommend" "This activity is S-tier; the best part of my weekend" "On a scale of 7 to 17, I'd give this walk-in a 17!"

Z15284: Make maps of anything! in Splash 2022 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2022)
Interested in geography? Heard of GIS and want to know what it's about? Have a cool data visualization idea? Want to talk to An MIT Student about all or none of the above? Come and learn how to make maps using GIS software with me! Even if you're not interested you can just talk about anything you want, I also like having random conversations while making maps. Some form of food or drink will be provided!