PhD student's team wins top prize at Merck KGaA Innovation Cup

July 12, 2023

For PhD student Anastasia Georgiou, it started with a click of a mouse and ended in the woods of Germany, at the home of Merck KGaA, one of the world's largest pharmaceutical corporations. said Georgiou, a third-year PhD student in the Whiting School of Engineering's Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Anastasia Georgiou Whiting School PhD student "The team was from all over the world, and I don't know how but we clicked. Her team, comprising students studying in the U.S., England, and Germany, claimed the top prize with their project, "ESGenius: Smart Solutions for a Better World." Manav Jain, a doctoral student in biomedical engineering at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, also attended the summer camp and competed in the Innovation Cup.

The source of this news is from Johns Hopkins University