Innovative Minds: Adhip Maitra

Jackson Heights Middle School | 8th grade | 13 years old

Finding Effective Ways to Remove Carbonates from Ocean Water to Lower Acidity

About the Idea

Meet Adhip. Adhip developed a computer program that can detect cases of Ptosis, a condition in which the upper eyelid droops abnormally low.

Why did you enter the 3M Young Scientist Challenge?

I have a love for science and I think this experience will be a great scientific learning opportunity for me as the research process teaches many aspects to me.

What is your favorite invention of the last 100 years, and why?

AI, because it has shown how computers can take the roles of humans to perform tasks as well or even out perform the experts in that field.

In 15 years I hope to be...

Continuing research and development in future for the benefit of the masses.

“The invention is there, you just have to see it.”

Meet the Mentor

Dr. Ani Upadhye

Advanced Research Specialist

Motivated by his desire to minimize human impact on climate change, Ani develops new technologies to reduce the carbon footprint of 3M manufacturing processes.

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