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ESP Biography

WAKUNA GALEGA, Stanford Grad Student, SPC Outreach Chair

Major: CEE

College/Employer: Stanford

Year of Graduation: 2018

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I chair the Stanford Polymer Collectives Outreach team. We teach interesting concepts about polymer science, some interesting applications and the different ways polymers impacts us on a daily basis.

Past Classes

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E4195: Cool Polymer Science in Splash Spring 2015 (Apr. 11 - 12, 2015)
Come and learn about some of the wonderful applications of polymers, from elastic materials to electronic devices to strange fluids. Concepts will be illustrated through hands-on activities.

E3948: Stanford Polymer Collectives in Splash Fall 2014 (Nov. 08 - 09, 2014)
Polymers are fascinating materials that can be found almost everywhere in our daily lives. These macromolecules have many repeating subunits that form long chains and networks. From the skin on our bones to the plastics we buy at the store, polymers come in all shapes and sizes. In this short course, we'll learn about polymers through fun hands-on activities that highlight some of their most important properties. We will teach the students the different applications and basic concepts of polymer science.