Life Updates

May 6, 2016

This semester, I've been working with the CORe committee on fine arts to arrange an Olin Student Gallery, and we succeeded this past week!  I was also given the privilege of displaying my own work in the gallery, namely my steel dragon sculpture, "Siegfried" (Fred for...

December 16, 2015

Our final design nature project was a team project to design and fabricate a bio-inspired "play experience" for fourth graders, who would then come to "play test" the toys or games and rate them good or bad.  I was assigned to an amazing team: Serena Chen, Harris David...

December 9, 2015

This semester I decided to learn some leatherworking skills, including shaping, stitching, and finishing techniques.  I made a phone case and a laptop case, and they both turned out rather well.

The phone case is sculpted, glued stitched and dyed, hand cut for an iphone...

December 8, 2015

My Final Modeling Project was a multistage optimization model of team choice.  My partner, Coleman Ellis, and I elected for a model using both Lagrangian and Newtonian mechanics to mathematically simulate the path of a load of fixed volume and mass launched from a treb...

November 24, 2015

This semester I decided to spend some time developing my skill with ceramics and stoneware.  I learned to consistently center and throw cups, bowls, and teapots, and improved my sculptural abilities with ceramics.  

November 20, 2015

For our second modeling project, We were tasked to use thermokinetic or thermodynamic models to optimize the design of a solar cooker for a specific purpose.  My partner, Kaitlyn Keil, and I chose, to optimize a solar cooker to cook the most naan in the shortest amount...

September 30, 2015

For our first mathematical modeling project, first years were assigned a partner and given an open ended pharmacokinetics prompt: design a model with at least 2 stages for how a substance of your choice is processed by the body.  My partner, Jared Briskman, and I, chos...

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