An Indian-American high school student, Indrani Das, 17, of New Jersey, has won the 2017 Regeneron Science Talent Search bagging the top award of 250,000 dollars.
Indrani, a student at the Academy for Medical Science Technology in Hackensack, won the prestigious high school science and mathematics competition for her new approach to neurological damage.
The second place award of 175,000 dollars was conferred on Aaron Yeiser, 18, for his development of a new mathematical method to solve partial differential equations on complicated geometries.
In third place was another Indian-American student, Arjun Srinivasan Ramani, 18, awarded $150,000 for blending the mathematical field of graph theory with computer programming to answer questions about networks.
It was held in Washington, DC on March 14, 2017.
Source- The Indian Express