Young Innovators to Watch at CES 2020

Showcasing student achievement amidst the most innovative place on the planet

The Young Innovators to Watch Scholarship Program awards middle school, high school, and college students for original technology projects, inventions, or discoveries that display forward-thinking technologies.

A group of expert judges in tech and education makes the final determination based on a well-rounded set of criteria focused on viability, entrepreneurial vision, and social good. Winners are invited to attend CES 2020 for an awards presentation and receive a curated tour of CES.

The projects awarded this year represent innovations in quantum computing, machine learning, and blockchain. There we no shortage of close seconds with brilliant ideas that should be celebrated.We’ve chosen a few to year’s past, but click here for more.

Five years and 55 scholarships later

we've learned that students are astoundingly innovative. But it doesn't happen by magic. Tenacity, solid families, great mentors and yes, even a little luck and magic are the ingredients for success. Meet some of our Young Innovators.....

Emily Kiehl
2017

Realizing that popular methods of treating childhood amblyopia (or lazy eye) were uncomfortable and unpleasant for child...

Varoun Shenoy
2018

As a senior Varoun Shenoy created Theia, a deep learning based system for automated postoperative wound assessment. The...

Shalin Shah
2017

Shalin Shah, was a junior at Tesoro High School in California, when he created Lumno, an app and hardware add-on for mob...

Emily Post
2017

Emily hails from NYC.is interested in environmental issues. She developed, Finding Clover. A game that uses geotagging t...

Emma Young
2016

When she was only in 8th grade, 12 old Emma , became the is Founder of Timeless, a mobile app that helps Alzheimer’s pat...

Utkarsh Tandon
2014

Cupertino High School, Developed a ring to help monitor and diagnose tremors in Parkinson’s patients. Utkarsh Tandon is ...

2019 Winners

The 5 projects awarded this year represent innovations in quantum computing, machine learning, and blockchain. There we no shortage of close seconds with brilliant ideas that should be celebrated.