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NU Splash Biography

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WILLIAM GAVIRIA ROJAS, NU Graduate student in Materials Science




College: Northwestern University

Major: MSE

Year of Graduation: G

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I am currently a fourth year graduate student working with Prof. Hersam towards a PhD in Materials Science. While I love my classes and my research, I love sharing my hobbies with others.



Past Classes

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X398: Learn how to play Magic: the gathering in Splash 2019 (Apr. 06, 2019)
Sign up to play the most popular trading card game in the world, Magic: the gathering (AKA Magic). We will begin by first introducing the basics of how to play and how to build a deck. Afterwards, students will get to pick out their own decks (cards will be provided) and play other students. As a gift, students will get to take home the deck they've built and a 20-sided die!


X331: Learn how to play Magic: the gathering in Splash 2018 (Apr. 07, 2018)
Sign up to play the most popular trading card game in the world, Magic: the gathering (AKA Magic). We will begin by first introducing the basics of how to play and how to build a deck. Afterwards, students will get to pick out their own decks (cards will be provided) and play other students. As a gift, students will get to take home the deck they've built and a 20-sided die!


X306: Learn how to play Magic: the gathering in Splash 2017 (Apr. 29, 2017)
Sign up to play the most popular trading card game in the world, Magic: the gathering (AKA Magic). We will begin by first introducing the basics of how to play and how to build a deck. Afterwards, students will get to pick out their own decks (cards will be provided) and play other students. As a gift, students will get to take home the deck they've built and a 20-sided die!


X328: What's College? in Splash 2017 (Apr. 29, 2017)
Have questions about college? Wondering what to do to get ready for college? Nervous about college? Join us in a panel where we'll answer all your questions about applying to college, what to expect once you're there, and what to do with a college degree!


S285: Quantum Disentangled! in Splash 2014 (Apr. 06, 2014)
In this class we will go over the history of quantum mechanics, what it is, why it is important, its consequences and the impact it has had in both modern physics and technology. The class is NOT designed to be math intensive. Instead, the class is designed so that the student will walk out with a conceptual understanding of quantum mechanics and its broader impact.