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Meet Ellie!!


MIT’23

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Through the TECHNOLOGY project, she conducted an independent research on species-dependent degradation of sporoderm microcapsule in human plasma, leading to her discovery of replacing micro plastic beads in cosmetic products. 


Through the GLOBAL CHALLENGE project, she co-founded an outreach project that is designed to educate young girls in Myanmar and elevate their motivation for a career in STEM and won the prestigious Rectoral Service Award from ICT University in Yangon, Myanmar.


Through the ENTREPRENEURSHIP project, she co-founded a tech startup that makes ultra-affordable microscopes using water drops as lenses. With funding from HSBC, her team registered the company and produced RDT kits for malaria using their new contrivance. This project was recognized as one of five global finalists in Health and Nutrition category of Conrad Challenge in 2019, sponsored by NASA.