Innovative Minds: Anish Kosaraju

The Harker School | 8th grade | 14 years old

A Novel Machine Learning Approach to Preventing Account Takeovers for Enhanced Cybersecurity

About the Idea

Meet Anish. Anish built a new method to improve cybersecurity measures by combating cyber account takeovers that does not require Multi Factor Authentication.

Why did you enter the 3M Young Scientist Challenge?

I hope to use the resources and mentorship provided by the 3M Young Scientist Challenge to take my project to the next level and improve the safety of the internet.

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

My favorite invention of the last 100 years is the internet because it revolutionized the way we communicate. It gave us access to more resources to educate ourselves and impacts every aspect of our life.

In 15 years I hope to be...

A cybersecurity expert who helps companies and individuals improve their security.

"Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game." - Babe Ruth

Meet the Mentor

Dr. Döne Demirgöz

Advanced Research Specialist

Dr. Döne Demirgöz’s passion for science and engineering expands into many scientific areas at 3M. And when Dr. Demirgöz is not solving problems on the job, she’s inspiring and encouraging the next generation of young scientists through mentorship programs.

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