University of Maryland
Three-week long computer programming and artificial intelligence (AI) summer camp.
Covered Core AI and Programming Lessons
Collaborated/Presented Research Project with other students at symposium
Learned about the history of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Networked with guest speakers and faculty
Went on virtual field trips
Summer in Sustainability and the Environment
Four, 1-week-long modules, each focused on a different environmental or sustainability-related subject and lead by IU faculty
Live lectures, including question & answer sessions and discussions, featuring IU faculty, staff, and students
Hands-on activities designed to be completed at home or in your neighborhood, with family members and/or fellow participants
A certificate of completion; contact information for all faculty, staff, and student instructors; and further resources and activities for particularly passionate participants!
Week 1 - Parks & Rec. | Public Health
Group project where students had to design a park and describe the precautions they'd take to prioritize the health and safety of the ecosystem, employees, and visitors
Week 3 - Urban Forest Management
Individual Project where students had to record data about the trees in their local environment and create a tree inventory.
National Youth Leadership Forum - National Defense
Nafees attended the NYLF conference for National defense over the summer in ninth grade. He visited our nation's capital and was able to tour through government buildings such as the Pentagon and the House. He also got to meet and talk to guest speakers from the military, congress, and the FBI. Nafees had to partake in a simulation where he had to work in a team to coordinate the defense of the nation.
NJIT Academy Courses
Nafees took a Fundamentals of Engineering 101 class at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) where he learned how to use Computer Aided-Design (CAD) software. Below are some examples of blueprints Nafees created.