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Solver Stories: Nikolay Barashkov

My name is Nikolay Barashkov - “I am not sure that one should really speak of "failures" just because some proposals are not rewarded. Over the...

Apr 27, 2021

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Solver Stories: Doug Corrigan

My name is Doug Corrigan - “The reason that there is a challenge in the first place is because there are already experts who have not been able to...

Apr 27, 2021

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Solver Stories: Dmitry Tipikin

My name is Dmitry Tipkin - “My favorite challenge I worked on was for NASA concerning the radiation safety for trips to Mars. I proposed an...

Apr 27, 2021

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Solver Stories: Ed Melcarek

My name is Ed Melcarek - “It dawned on me that these types of problems can be solved only if you have “too diverse a set of skills and...

Apr 27, 2021

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Solver Stories: Yury Bodrov

My name is Yury Bodrov - “My most inspired challenge was participating in the NASA Challenge. All of us dream of space in our childhood and for...

Apr 27, 2021

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Solver Stories: Deepak Aghor

My name is Deepak Aghor - “I believe that the solution to a problem lies in the problem itself”

Apr 27, 2021

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Solver Stories: Sanchita Tewari

My name is Sanchita Tewari  - “Become a winning Solver marked a significant step in my professional career and an important event of my life. This...

Apr 27, 2021

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Solver Stories: John Davis

My name is John Davis - “I came up with a method to break the viscous shear of crude oil under cold weather conditions helping to clean up a 20...

Apr 27, 2021

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Solver Stories: Hannah Safford

My name is Hannah Safford - “I was first introduced to the concept of innovation challenges and prizes during my two-year fellowship in the White...

Apr 27, 2021

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Solver Stories: Madhavi Muranjan

My name is Madhavi Muranjan - “There is no greater thrill in the “chase”, the mystery solving and the detective work than you get out of the...

Apr 27, 2021

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Solver Stories: Michael Kardauskas

My name is Michael Kardauskas - “My mother bought us a set of children’s encyclopaedias, which explained everything from photosynthesis to how the...

Apr 27, 2021

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Solver Stories: Seward Rutkove

My name is Seward Rutkove - “This challenge helped push me to improve upon our methods of data collection and to make our first handheld prototype...

Apr 27, 2021

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