ESP Biography

WILLIAM PINNEY, MIT Freshman with a passion for teaching

Major: Course 20

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2020

Picture of William Pinney

Brief Biographical Sketch:

Originally from Vermont, Bill's interest include everything from rowing to 3D modeling. Having taught at a summer camp for several years, he enjoys being able to share quirky and nerdy subjects with anyone who will listen. Now a freshman at MIT, his goal is to study Biological Engineering over the course of the next few years.

Past Classes

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C10894: Intro to 3-D modeling/ Blender 101 in Splash 2016 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2016)
What do animated movies, video games, and 3D printing have in common? Computer modeling! In this class we'll learn the basics of 3D modeling via Blender, a free-open-source modeling program. You'll even have the chance to work on your own independent Blender project! Whether you want to animate or build, or just learn a cool new skill, this is the class for you!

Z10898: The History of (MIDDLE) Earth in Splash 2016 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2016)
Is human history too human-centric? Do you wish there was a bit more magic in your Social Studies class? Or are you a Lord of the Rings buff interested in diving greedily into the backstory of middle earth? Come learn about the world of J.R.R Tolkien's Middle Earth, and the history of his fantastic mythos.