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Katherine Wu

"I want to work in a STEM field. I hope to be working for a leading technology business creating cool, new devices."

Hometown: 
North Potomac, MD
School: 
Takoma Park Middle School
School District: 
Montgomery County Public Schools
Age: 
13
Grade: 
8

Meet Katherine. Katherine’s invention uses brainwaves to proactively prevent drowsy driving. With her invention, Katherine hopes to inform people of the dangers of drowsy driving, so they can lead safer lives.

Katherine’s favorite invention from the last 100 years is the internet because it’s a network that has connected people across the globe and changed the world. “People share information, work, and communicate through the internet all the time now.”

Meet Katherine's 3M Scientist Mentor, Dr. Miller .

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