Dublin student wins award
Dublin student Adam Kelly from Skerries Community College has been named the BT Young Scientist & Technologist of the Year 2019.
Adam won for his project which was entitled "Optimizing The Simulation Of General Quantum Circuits".
The Winner of the 2019 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition is Adam Kelly (17) 5th Year from Skerries Community College @Skerries_CC “Optimizing The Simulation Of General Quantum Circuits“. #btyste #ItStartsHere #Congratulations pic.twitter.com/nY9AvwRHW5
— BT Young Scientist (@BTYSTE) January 11, 2019
He has won €7,500 euro and will now have the chance to represent Ireland at the European Union Contest for Young Scientists in Bulgaria later this year.
The award for group winner went to Aoife Morris and Tianha Williams, both aged 16 and transition year students from St Aloysius College Carrigtwohill, Cork.
They were awarded for their project entitled 'Developing an organic solar cell coating solution to mitigate fossil fuels usage by motor vehicles'.
The individual runner-up award was presented to Yasmin Ryan, aged 16, from St Andrew's College, Dublin.
Her project was entitled 'Discovery of the Ideal Microenvironment for the Differentiation of hiPSCs into Islets of Langerhans'.
The group runners-up award was presented to Danila Fedotov and Filip Caric, aged 17 and 18, from North Monastery Secondary School, Cork.
Their project was entitled 'A Wearable Device Which Assists Caretakers by Providing them with the Information on the Well-Being of Their Patients'.