We are thrilled to announce that Nicole Lee, an active member of the AWS DeepRacer Student League, has won the prestigious $40,000 Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship and Internship!
Nicole has been an enthusiastic participant in the AWS DeepRacer program since her sophomore year in high school. During her time in the program, she has developed a passion for artificial intelligence and machine learning, and has been dedicated to honing her skills in these areas. She has experimented with different reward functions, collaborated with her peers to find the most efficient solutions, and competed against fellow students to achieve the fastest lap times.
Edison International is awarding Nicole Lee and high school seniors like her to help them follow their dreams in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) and empower them to change the world.
I want to Introduce an article written by my former student, Nicole Lee, whose commitment to learning during the pandemic is truly exceptional. Like many students around the world, Nicole was forced to learn from home as schools shut their doors. However, she did not let this setback hinder her passion for knowledge. In fact, she used this time to focus on artificial intelligence (AI) and sought out various learning resources to expand her knowledge on the topic. Nicole’s dedication to her studies and her community is commendable. She demonstrates curiosity, initiative, and excellent problem-solving skills, always following through and completing tasks to the best of her abilities. In this article, Nicole shares her insights on the impact of AI on the future of various industries and how individuals can prepare themselves for the inevitable changes that are to come.