Sophia Wang has become the first Amity student ever to place first in her category at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair the week of May 13th in Phoenix, Arizona. Sophia beat out contestants from over 70 countries to win FIRST PLACE for her Earth and Environmental Science project entitled “Real-Time Sinkhole Detection Using Civil Engineering Techniques, the Internet of Things, and Artificial Intelligence.”
Additionally, Sophia was recognized by the Geological Society of America (GSA) and the American Geosciences Institute (AGI). She placed second in this special awards category. This is a first for Amity and an amazing accomplishment for the International Science Fair. Sophia is now the first to attend Intel twice and also to place.