ESP Biography


Major: Materials Science

College/Employer: Stanford

Year of Graduation: 2020

Picture of Geoff McConohy

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Past Classes

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E6478: Build Your Own Battery in Splash Spring 2018 (May. 05 - 06, 2018)
In this hands-on class, learn about how batteries work by building a replica of the world's first battery, the voltaic pile*. Learn about where electricity comes from inside a battery, what can go wrong in building one, and why it's so hard to build a smartphone battery that lasts all day! Batteries have transformed our world in unbelievable ways From portable electronics, to electric vehicles, to storing renewable electricity from solar panels, batteries are essential for building a brighter, greener future. *no toxic materials will be used in the hands-on activity.