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Splash Biography

SPARROW TIAN, UR Sophomore Majoring in Optics

Major: OPT

College/Employer: University of Rochester

Year of Graduation: 2022

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I like math and physics. And I am passionate to talk about their origins and derivations and applications.

Past Classes

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S140: Flattening the Curve: What Does It Mean? in Stratosphere Summer 2020 (Jun. 06 - 27, 2020)
An introduction to simple exponential growth models and more complicated logistic growth models, and a discussion of their meanings in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

X143: Sparrow’s Kitchen in Stratosphere Summer 2020 (Jun. 06 - 27, 2020)
Don’t know what to do with canned goods and pasta? Let us make a delicious plate of pasta together.

M103: Intro to Complex Numbers in Splash Spring 2020 (Mar. 28, 2020)
Complex Numbers tend to be introduced in a hazy fashion in high school classrooms, with only definitions and examples of calculations and usually none with applications. In this course, a brief crash course to complex numbers will be given, and few examples of applications will be demonstrated.