Friday, 26 April 2013 00:00
Andrew Lee, a junior at Herricks High School, has been announced as a 2013 finalist in the International Sustainable World Energy, Engineering, Environment Project Olympiad (I-SWEEEP). He will compete in Houston, Texas from May 8–12.
Lee’s project is entitled, “Design and Control of an Expressive Robotic Head for Human-Robot Interaction Research.” He completed his research at NYU- Polytechnic University. He is the son of Linda and KaKwe Lee of Albertson. Mrs. Renee Barcia, Herricks High School Science Research teacher, mentored Andrew.
I-SWEEEP is a unique international science fair because it focuses on energy, engineering, and environmental projects. The goal of I-SWEEEP goal is to spark interest and awareness on our planet’s sustainability challenges and it encourages high school students to seek alternative solutions for a sustainable world.