Princeton Splash
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Splash Biography

AKASH LEVY, Princeton ELE sophomore, interested in PHY and COS

Major: ELE

College/Employer: Princeton

Year of Graduation: 2018

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I come from Pittsburgh, PA. I grew up with a strong interest in computer science, but grew to love physics in high school. I combined my interests in college by studying electrical engineering with minors in physics and computer science. I like to do hackathons, go biking, and play piano. I look forward to teaching at Splash! this year.

Past Classes

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E353: Visual Programming 101 in Splash Spring 16 (Apr. 30, 2016)
Have you ever played a computer game and wondered, "How does that work? Could I make beautiful graphics like that?" Well it turns out the answer is yes! In this course, we will use Processing, a programming language based on Java, to develop graphics and understand what it takes to make a video game using these ideas. No prior experience is required! If you have prior experience, you are still welcome to join the class--you will work on a more advanced project! We will start with the basics of how a programming language works: variables, syntax, functions. After this, we will learn about Processing and how you can use it to make graphics appear on your screen. Then we will talk about how to make these graphics work in such a way that they can do whatever you want them to (in this case, become a video game). We will move quickly through all the concepts required to do programming. The class will be fun and interactive. We will begin with a presentation, and then we will work in groups of two to build our very own games! This class is co-sponsored by the IEEE Society of Princeton