Amber Yang

Student
Stanford University

Amber Yang is a rising freshman at Stanford University. In 2017, she was awarded the 2017 Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award and Best in Category awards for her research on predicting the orbits of space junk circling Earth and by looking at how clouds of space debris move and rotate. Amber’s technique could help researchers better schedule rocket launches. Amber was also a top 40 finalist at the Regeneron Science Talent Search. She was recently featured on NPR's Science Friday, Teen Vogue and Ms. Magazine.

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