City of residence: Pleasanton, CA
School: 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.
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.