Scholar Finds a Magic Way to Improve Language Skills
Saeed Jafari Kang performs research in fluid mechanics—and sleight-of-hand card tricks to improve his English communication skills.
The PhD candidate in mechanical engineering at Michigan Tech says his novel approach to language fluency originated in Reno, Nevada. "Now it makes more sense, right, about the card tricks?" he asks, smiling.
Actually, his motivation was less about living in a gaming-industry hub and more about roommates who went to bed too early, says Jafari Kang, who works with Hassan Masoud, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering-engineering mechanics. Both came to Michigan Tech in 2017 from the University of Nevada-Reno.
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