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JACK-WILLIAM BAROTTA, MIT rising senior studying maths.

Major: MIT

College/Employer: Not available.

Year of Graduation: 2021

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

My name is Jack-William Barotta, and I am a rising senior at MIT studying mathematics. Specifically, I am interested in physical applied maths, where I apply mathematical models to explaining the world around us. My interests are broad, and I have taken quite a few classes in mechanical engineering, physics, and economics. I plan on attending graduate school after my last year at MIT to study fluid mechanics, where I will focus on fluid instabilities that arise in natural processes. I enjoy soccer, and I am a Liverpool and Inter Milan supporter! I am originally from Fort Myers, Florida, where I was born and raised.

Past Classes

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E64: Fluid Instabilities in Rainstorm Spring 2020 (May. 30 - 31, 2020)
In the world of fluid mechanics, there exists an assortment of instabilities for fluids that arise from their mathematical formulation. In an hour, we will explore an assortment of the instabilities whilst discussing their applications to contemporary research in blood flow, thin films, and pattern formations in nature to name a few!