City of residence: Pleasanton, CA
School: 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.
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.