Willy Chan

Willy Chan is a senior at Chatham High School. He has conducted research concerning low-cost electroencephalograms, robust computer vision, and computational fluid dynamics enhanced by physics-informed neural networks. His research has received multiple awards from the North Jersey Regional Science Fair and the Thomas Edison Pitch Contest. In the summer of 2021, he received recognition from MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory for his disruptive work in interactive machine learning and AI safety within self-driving ambulances. He is a member of Columbia’s Science Honors Program, and as a student body president and managing editor of his school’s newspaper, he enjoys connecting with his community. His hobbies include painting and teaching disadvantaged preschoolers about public speaking. He hopes to study engineering in college.