Kaushik Basu, Joseph Samuel
Interactive session
22 July 2023, 10:00 to 16:30
Foyer area of Chandrasekhar Auditorium, ICTS

Event Description: The activity consists of guided problem-solving in a fun setting, with lots of discussion, collaboration, and exchange of ideas.

About the Speaker: Koushik Basu an instructor in Math and Physics at the graduate school of Education at the University of California at Berkeley. He develops and teaches both enrichment and accelerated summer classes for students from the San Francisco Bay Area as well as visiting students from South Korea and Singapore. He also mentors undergraduate teaching interns interested in careers in STEM education and helps other teachers in the program structure their curriculum. Classes he has taught in recent years include a hands-on electronics class that explores circuit design through projects, an electromagnetism class for international students with a focus on experiments, and an applied physics class that introduced Newtonian mechanics by analyzing simple toys. He also teaches physics and art at Proof School in San Francisco, has been a workshop developer at the Pacific Pinball Museum, and is a speaker at the Marin Math Circle.