Splash 2020: Canceled due to COVID-19


NU Splash Biography

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BORAN MA, NU graduate student studying Materials Science




College: Northwestern University

Major: MSE

Year of Graduation: G

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Boran is currently a 5th year PhD student majoring in Materials Science and Engineering at NU. Her thesis work is focused on understanding polyelectrolytes using molecular simulations. She likes running, basketball, ultimate frisbee, and sailing. She enjoys exploring nature, going on road trips, and trying out new foods with friends in her free time. Boran is also enthusiastic about volunteering work.



Past Classes

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S405: The science of flying a frisbee - a lesson on aerodynamics in Splash 2019 (Apr. 06, 2019)
Ever wonder how things fly? You'll first learn some basic knowledge in aerodynamics and later apply it to flying a frisbee disc. In the activity session, you'll explore how a frisbee flies, what makes different trajectories, and what influence the wind has by throwing a frisbee disc with a partner.


S365: The science of flying a frisbee - a lesson on aerodynamics in Splash 2018 (Apr. 07, 2018)
Ever wonder how things fly? You'll learn some basic knowledge in aerodynamics and later apply it to flying a frisbee disc. You'll explore how a frisbee flies, what makes different trajectories, and what influence the wind has by throwing a frisbee disc with a partner.