Ekada Jain

Ekada Jain

Ekada Jain

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

YTS (Young Technology Scholars) and Project Euler are two computer science-related activities that Ekada enjoys. He created a tele-rover at YTS that uses wireless gyro controls. He likes to solve math problems and puzzles.

What challenges did he face?

  • He is passionate about physics and computer science and would like to learn more about them from 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 developed Python code to animate all of the common Keplerian orbits for planets and spacecraft.
  • In terms of code, he was able to animate two-body orbits using Python.

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

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