ESP Biography

PRANAV KRISHNA, MIT Linguistics and Mathematics Enthusiast

Major: 6-3

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2023

Picture of Pranav Krishna

Brief Biographical Sketch:

Had a pretty good childhood, did some math competitions with varying degrees of success, discovered the linguistics olympiad and did well on the international stage, somehow made it here, and having a lot of fun.

Past Classes

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L13653: Linguistics Problem Solving in Splash 2019 (Nov. 23 - 24, 2019)
An introduction to the linguistics olympiads: what they are, what kind of problems are on it, and so on. Have fun solving linguistics puzzles, and test your logic and problem solving skills!

M13656: Solving Equations with Pictures! in Splash 2019 (Nov. 23 - 24, 2019)
Some equations/systems of equations, especially in competition math, are more effectively solved with drawing pictures - which may be graphs, or geometrical representations. We will go over a few problems from past math competitions and solve them with pictures!