Bengaluru girl Sahithi Pingali to get a planet in Milky Way named after her

Posted on:09 Jun 2017 14:18:20
Bengaluru girl Sahithi Pingali to get a planet in Milky Way named after her
09 June 2017 Current Affairs:

  • Sahithi Pingali, a twelfth grader from Bengaluru will get a minor planet in Milky Way named after her as a reward for developing an integrated mobile phone app and lake monitoring kit to monitor pollution in water bodies.

  • Sahithi Pingali had presented her paper titled “An Innovative Crowdsourcing Approach to Monitoring Freshwater Bodies” at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF).

  • Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) is considered as the largest pre-college scientific research event in the world.

  • Sahithi won the Gold Medal for her research on ‘An Innovative Crowdsourcing Approach to Monitoring Freshwater Bodies’ on Bengaluru’s lakes at ISWEEEP (The International Sustainable World Engineering Energy Environment Project) Olympiad held in Texas.


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