During the 10-day competition, Bandyopadhyay and over 200 other competitors from eight different countries presented their projects in front of leading Russian scientists. Competitors also took physics, math, and writing tests, and Bandyopadhyay came in eighth place overall in the competition.
“[It] was a great experience, and I was honored to have to opportunity to be in the competition,” said Bandyopadhav.
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(This news release was prepared with the assistance of MLWGS journalism student Natalie Pita ‘13.)