Stockholm International Youth Science Seminar
Han Wang, an electrical engineering PhD student, has been selected as the University of Melbourne delegate to the 2018 Stockholm International Youth Science Seminar.
The Stockholm International Youth Science Seminar (SIYSS) is a high-profile annual weeklong event in which 25 of the world’s foremost young scientists are invited to Stockholm to take part in a unique science and culture program during December’s Nobel Week. All participants are between the ages of 18-25 and have been selected at international science fairs and by top ranking universities on the basis of their extraordinary research efforts.
During the week the participates will have chance to meet Nobel Prize Laureates, attend the Nobel Banquet, visit noteworthy Swedish science and tech companies, as well as present their research to a large audience of Swedish high school and university students. With it connection to Nobel Prizes, SIYSS is widely considered the most prestigious youth science event in the world.
"It is my great honour to be selected as the University of Melbourne’s delegate to the 2018 Stockholm International Youth Science Seminar," said Han.
"I believe that it will be a prodigious and unique chance to further my research into the greater academic community, to share my knowledge, to get insights into other fields, and to promote international understanding and friendship in a future of globalization."