A 2010 LLE Summer High School Research Program Participant Named Intel SemifinalistJanuary 24, 2011
Barry Xu (right) was named a semifinalist in the 2011 Intel Science Talent Search. Xu, advised by scientist Suxing Hu (left), is a student at Brighton High School. He worked on an improved model for the transfer of energy between electrons and ions in LLE’s implosion experiments. The Science Talent Search is often referred to as the “Junior Nobel Prize” and is the country’s most prestigious science scholarship competition. Since its inception in 1989, LLE’s summer research program has produced 29 semifinalists and 4 finalists. Application forms for the 2011 program will be available on this Website in early February.