PS Senior Alex L. Gets Third Place at the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium Semifinals
Ilya Yashin, PS Science Teacher & ASR Advisor

Alex L., one of the three seniors in Advanced Science Research (ASR), has received third place in the computer science category at the final round of the New York City Metro Area Junior Science and Humanities Symposium, which is the semifinal round of the national science research competition. At the competition, he gave a 12-minute virtual presentation of his research to expert judges, followed by grueling Q&A. For his research project, Alex developed a data-efficient machine learning model that can help smaller hospitals process MRI images used during surgeries and biopsies. 

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