Splash Biography


Major: Physics

College/Employer: UC Berkeley

Year of Graduation: G

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

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Past Classes

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M562: Intractable problems: P vs NP in Splash Spring 19 (Mar. 16, 2019)
Some problems can be solved quickly. Others seem to fundamentally require an exponentially-long time to solve. We take a look at some problems in each category, and discuss how computer scientists classify their difficulty.

S231: Do black holes destroy information? in Splash Fall 2016 (Nov. 19, 2016)
(1) What are black holes? (2) What would it mean to "destroy information," and how bad would that be? (3) Can black holes do that??

S137: Black Holes! in Splash Spring 16 (Apr. 02 - Nov. 19, 2016)
Have you heard that black holes are weird but don't know exactly how they're weird? Interested in learning what would happen if you fell into one? Come find out!

S47: Black Holes! in Splash Fall 15 (Oct. 10, 2015)
Learn about what Black Holes are and some of their weirdest features.