Ekada Jain

Ekada Jain

Ekada Jain

City of residence: Pleasanton, CA
Foothill High School
Intended Major:
Computer Science
Age during program: Grade 11

Ekada enjoys participating in computer science related activities, including YTS (Young Technology Scholars) and Project Euler. At YTS, he made a tele-rover that works on gyro controls via bluetooth. He enjoys solving mathematics problems and puzzles.

What challenges did he face?

  • He has great interest in Physics and Computer Science, and would like to explore the subjects at a deeper level with a higher education professor.

Matched professor:

She is an Associate Director of the Robotics Institute and a professor in the University of Michigan’s Aerospace Engineering Department, where she runs the Autonomous Aerospace Systems Lab.

How did our program help him?

  • He successfully completed Python code to animate all the common planetary and spacecraft Keplerian orbits.
  • In terms of coding, he managed to master using Python to animate two-body orbits.

Below is part of an example work done during the program:

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