Splash at Northwestern: Winter Splash February 26th, 2023


NU Splash Biography

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MARTIN HEWITT, NU Sophomore studying Materials Science




College: Northwestern University

Major: Engineering

Year of Graduation: 2015

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Past Classes

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X246: Pokemon Lore: Myths and Legends in Splash 2013 (Apr. 06, 2013)
This course will encourage free thinking and creativity in piecing together some of the many subtleties, mysteries, and unknowns of the Pokemon Universe. Class will begin with a presentation by instructors of some of the more intriguing theories of Pokemon history and philosophy and conclude with a group brainstorming session where students will share their own theories. Questions to be discussed include but are not limited to: Is Ditto a failed experiment? Have some evolutionary lines been crossed? Who is the murderer in Pokemon Red/Blue? The discussion will not only entertain and inform, it will also demonstrate valuable skills such as: - attention to fine detail - connecting disparate ideas - storytelling Please join us for an engaging discussion that will fascinate any Pokemon fan!


M164: Predicting Pokemon in Splash 2012 (Mar. 31, 2012)
In this course the students will learn intermediate pokemon engineering. Emphasis will be placed on the mathematical models that govern the Pokemon world. Topics will include catch rate, effort values, individual values, natures, etc. The end of the course will give a brief introduction to the competitive Pokemon scene, including strategies and player prediction.