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SAHIL - HAVING A 3M MENTOR

Over this past week, I chose one of my three problems to solve and have begun research for plausible solutions. Though I was sad about narrowing my options down to one, I am excited to embark on a quest for a solution to one of the world's biggest issues.

Having a 3M mentor to help is an incredible experience. My mentor, Dr. Jonza, has helped me become a much more global thinker due to his extensive experience as a a scientist in the real world. Also, with a mentor, I can share my ideas and receive instantaneous feedback about them. Read more

MYTHRI - FINDING MY NEEDLE IN THE HAYSTACK OF IDEAS

This week, the time came to finally pick one of my three invention ideas. The process was extremely challenging, but it taught me a lot about innovation.  Read more

NIKITA - MOVING ON FORWARD

This week seems to be going by really fast, since all I have been doing was play tennis and work on the project, but I’m still excited for the next thing to come. Read more

KATHERINE - WORKING WITH A 3M MENTOR

After considering my ideas, I’ve decided on one problem to focus on which was to continue my own original entry topic -- Proactively Prevent Drowsy Driving. When choosing my problems, I considered many factors including different solutions I came up, the importance of the problem, existing solutions.


My mentor Dr. Jesse Miller has been a great help to me!  He is really supportive and guides me in the right direction. It’s really nice to have a real engineer to talk to about my project who gives me good advice. Read more

CHRISTOPHER - SUMMER FUN AND THE SCIENTIFIC PROCESS

I had a very busy week which included going to Santa Catalina Island on Wednesday with my father and some friends. We went to the island by boat and once we got there, we rented a motor boat to go skin diving. We saw a variety of fish, dolphins, seals and even a shark!  We also toured around the island on golf carts.  The whole day was a blast! Read more

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