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Splash Spring 2016 is April 9-10

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ESP Biography



YIYANG LI, Stanford First Year PhD Student, Materials Science




Major: Materials Science & Engineering

College/Employer: Stanford

Year of Graduation: G

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Olin College, 2011



Past Classes

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W3348: Science of Cooking in Splash! Fall 2013
What actually happens when you cook? Why are certain foods prepared a certain way for optimal taste? Learn the answer to these questions, and more, in this class!


E2650: How do Batteries Work? in Splash! Spring 2013
Ever wonder how the battery in your phone, laptop, or car works? In this project-based class, you will build batteries using fruits and nails. You will exit this class with messy fingers and a working battery. Hopefully, you'll also understand how batteries work.


E2558: Principles of Batteries in Splash! Fall 2012
Ever wonder how the battery in your phone, laptop, or car works? Learn the science behind how batteries operate. We'll also build a battery in the class using oranges to demonstrate the principles.


E2267: Guesstimate: The Art of Estimation in Splash! Spring 2012
How many street lights are in Palo Alto? How much data does a 747 filled with DVDs carry? Learn how to make quick, educated approximations to these and other problems through guessing, lying, cross-checking, and other "Street-Fighting" mathematical methods.


E1754: Guesstimate: The Art of Estimation in Splash! Fall 2011
How many street lights are in Palo Alto? How much data does a 747 filled with DVDs carry? Learn how to make quick, educated approximations to these and other problems through guessing, lying, cross-checking, and other "Street-Fighting" mathematical methods.