KC 2020 | Contraptions and Thingamajigs

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KC 2020 | Gitanjali Rao

Recognized as America’s Top Young Scientist, Gitanjali Rao received an EPA Presidential award for inventing her “Tethys” device, an early detection tool for lead, a dangerous heavy metal in water. She is also the inventor of “Epione,” a device for early diagnosis of prescription opioid addiction using genetic engineering, and “Kindly,” an anti-cyberbullying service using AI and Natural Language processing. Participants will enjoy an engaging Q&A session, including a demonstration of her inventions and a sneak peek of her new book, A Young Innovators Guide to STEM. For more information about the book, visit www.gitanjalirao.net.

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