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Meet the Team

  • Christina Brasco

    Teacher: John Kingston

    Senior

    Bio:

    I attend Weston High School in Weston, CT. I have lived in this small town since I was a toddler and love it here. I'm a senior this year and I'm t… read more

  • Kevin Chen

    Sugar Land, TX

    William P Clements High School

    Teacher: Mark Kinsey

    Junior

    Bio:

    When I was very little, my two favorite activities included counting on my fingers over and over again and playing with a little four-function calc… read more

  • Lucy Chen

    Ames, IA

    Ames High School

    Teacher: Michael Lazere

    Junior

    Bio:

    Somehow, I've grown up doing math competitions (starting with some kind of "Math Olympiad" in fourth grade). So when I got to high school and took … read more

  • Stephen Face

    Wilmington, DE

    Charter School of Wilmington

    Teacher: David Stover

    Senior

    Bio:

    I grew up in Wilmington, Delaware-and to those who might ask "Dela-where?"- I can assure that it is indeed a state, albeit a "small wonder"… read more

  • Yale Fan

    Portland, OR

    Catlin Gabel School

    Teacher: Robert Sauer

    Senior

    Bio:

    Ah, another year flew by - the books from last year's camp kept me busy! I think they helped improve my tennis a bit too, for what's tennis but ap… read more

  • David Field

    Traveling Team

    Andover, MA

    Phillips Andover Academy

    Teacher: J. Peter Watt

    Senior

    Bio:

    I've lived in Andover for most of my life. I went to public school for elementary and middle school, and now I am a day student at Phillips Andover… read more

  • Daniel Li

    Traveling Team

    Alexandria, VA

    Thomas Jefferson HS for Sci-Tech

    Teacher: John Dell

    Senior

    Bio:

    In elementary school, my parents and teachers discovered that I possessed exceptional mathematical aptitude. This was particularly seen when I got … read more

  • Jonathan Li

    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    St Margaret's Episcopal School

    Junior

    Bio:

    The Tacoma Narrows Bridge, a seemingly sturdy structure made of steel and solid concrete, buckled and crumbled before my eyes. Seeing a video of th… read more

  • Yi Li

    Arcadia, CA

    Arcadia High School

    Teacher: Mauricio Eguez

    Junior

    Bio:

    From a very early age on, I was determined to literally wake up the tiny sleepy town I was born in. My daily routine included: chasing after squirr… read more

  • James Lim

    Andover, MA

    Phillips Andover Academy

    Teacher: J. Peter Watt

    Sophomore

    Bio:

    I was born in sunny Los Angeles on March 17th, 1993. When I was 2 years old, my family moved back to Seoul, South Korea, where I basically grew up … read more

  • Bowei Liu

    Fremont, CA

    Mission San Jose High School

    Teacher: Peter Geschke

    Junior

    Bio:

    I was born in Beijing, China, and I moved to the United States at the age of two. I remember being very interested in reading/language as a kid, an… read more

  • Jenny Lu

    Traveling Team

    Southbury, CT

    Pomperaug High School

    Teacher: James Miller

    Senior

    Bio:

    Contrary to what I have heard about it, senior year has actually been quite busy for me! It has also been, at the same time, extremely rewarding an… read more

  • Anand Oza

    Traveling Team

    Silver Spring, MD

    Montgomery Blair High School

    Teacher: James Schafer

    Senior

    Bio:

    I've always liked math, so in 6th grade, I tried out for my middle school's math team. To my surprise and disappointment, I didn't even qualify to… read more

  • Mihika Prabhu

    West Lafayette, IN

    West Lafayette Jr/Sr HS

    Teacher: Robert Spencer

    Junior

    Bio:

    I was born in the small university town of West Lafayette, Indiana and have lived there all my life, except for a year spent in Cambridge, Massachu… read more

  • Ante Qu

    Princeton Junction, NJ

    West Windsor - Plainsboro High School South

    Teacher: Brendan Field

    Junior

    Bio:

    I am Ante.

    I was first interested in physics in 7th grade when I got one of those Chinese toys with plastic balls that collide into each othe… read more

  • Eugene Rabinovich

    Solon, OH

    Solon High School

    Teacher: Ronald Fabo

    Junior

    Bio:

    In the same way that kids often have the "cool" uncle whom they revere and whose visits they await, I too have my cool uncle, and this uncle does t… read more

  • Alok Saxena

    Monmouth Junction, NJ

    South Brunswick High School

    Teacher: Amrish Garg

    Junior

    Bio:

    I guess I'm not the kind of person who can do homework while listening to my iPod; when I focus on something, it seems to demand my full attention.… read more

  • Eric Spieglan

    Traveling Team

    Naperville, IL

    Naperville North High School

    Teacher: Kevin Farrell

    Sophomore

    Bio:

    From one who does well in a physics olympiad, the expectation is to say "physics is my life." I decline to make the simplification. Physics is my f… read more

  • Brian Zhang

    Palo Alto, CA

    Henry M. Gunn High School

    Teacher: Claudia Winkler

    Junior

    Bio:

    I was born in San Jose, California, moved to a house on Stanford campus when I was 5, and have lived there since. My dad is a physicist, and as a k… read more

  • Andrew Zhou

    San Jose, CA

    The Harker School

    Teacher: Eric Nelson

    Senior

    Bio:

    I was born in San Jose, California on August 3rd, 1992 and currently live there today. In my childhood, I developed a love for learning that clearl… read more