ESP Biography



TING-CHUN LIN, MIT sophomore that enjoys physics and math




Major: Math, Physics

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2020

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I like physics, math. I like symmetries, so I make symmetric object. Modular origami and binder clip sphere.



Past Classes

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Chinese Phonology a Thousand Years Ago in Spark 2019 (Mar. 16 - 17, 2019)
An introduction to phonological system of Chinese around a thousand years ago. We will cover the consonants and vowels with some discussions of sound changes across the time.


Introduction in ci (詞), the poetry in Song dynasty in Splash 2018 (Nov. 17 - 18, 2018)
Want to learn about the poetry in Song? We will be reading different poetries in Song and talk about the stories of those poets.


How to understand equations in Physics in Splash 2018 (Nov. 17 - 18, 2018)
Do you find that equations in physics are like an alien language? We will talk about ways to view an equation through causality, dimension analysis, scaling and more!


Introduction to Typography in Splash 2018 (Nov. 17 - 18, 2018)
Typography is the art of type: making text readable and appealing. Come learn about how it works and how to make your own text prettier — be it web pages, résumés, or course descriptions.


Origami in HSSP Summer 2018 (Jun. 30, 2018)
Learn the wonders of paper through origami! An iteration of a popular course of HSSP class offered last year. Starting from simple geometric shapes to complex objects. Will involve teaching math and/or geometry based on student interest.


How to Fold Origami in Spark 2018 (Mar. 17 - 18, 2018)
Come learn how to fold origami with members of OrigaMIT (MIT Origami Club)! Origami models to be taught TBD


Making binder clip sculptures in Spark 2017 (Mar. 11 - 12, 2017)
Learn how to make polytopes with binder clips. We will be making tetrahedrons with different ways to connect the clips.