Age: 18Irving, TX.
Project Title: An Electronic Device with an Integrated App for Early Detection of Cardiovascular Diseases
Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
Implementing my computer science and engineering knowledge to develop integral technology and devices that address global health challenges we currently face along with curious, passionate, self-driving individuals.
If you could have dinner with the five most interesting people in the world, living or dead, who would they be?
Radia Perlman, Katherine Johnson, Malala Yousafzai, Michelle Obama, Daphnes Koller
What is your absolute dream job?
Computer scientists and medical device innovator and in the past time, Modern Calligrapher
If you were a wrestler, what would your entrance song be?
'Girl on Fire' by Alicia Keys
Aside from necessities, what's one thing you could not go a day without?
Family, friends, puns, and laughter.
What lame superpower would you want?
To feel fully rested every night no matter how many hours of sleep I actually get
What is one of your favorite quotes?
If you could be on any TV show, which one would it be?
What is your favorite food?
Thai Green Curry or Mom's Pani Puri
Say you're independently wealthy and don't have to work, what would you do with your time?
Using the time and resources to continue developing low-cost and accessible medical technology that help solve global health challenges, creating a wider platform to encourage more girls to go into STEM through middle school outreach and fun, engaging programs while furthering the exploration of my passions.
Which skill would you like to learn?
What is your favorite tradition or holiday?
In the News
IRVING TEEN AWARDED $10,000 FOR CREATING AN INTEGRATED APP FOR EARLY DETECTION OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES
Shelly Goel to be Named a 2018 Davidson Fellow
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