Sai Sameer Pusapaty
Liberal Arts And Science Academy High School Austin ISD - Student / Research Intern
Sai Sameer Pusapaty is a high school senior who actively works on environmental issues. He volunteers for the City of Austin as a Zero Waste Block leader working to raise awareness on waste management practices. As a research intern at UT Austin, he studies carbon capture and hydrogen production using algae. Through his efforts, he won awards including the Intel Int’l Science Fair Grand Award, the NOAA “Taking the Pulse of the Planet” award and was named one of 2015’s International Eco Heroes.