Adam Kelly from Skerries announced as winner of the 2019 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

January 11, 2019 0

Congratulations to 17 year old Adam Kelly from Skerries who has been announced as the winner of the 55th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE). Adam is a 5th year student from Skerries Community College and has taken home the top prize for his project entitled “Optimizing The Simulation Of General Quantum Circuits“.


The coveted prize was presented to the Adam this evening in the BT Arena by Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh TD, and Managing Director of BT Ireland, Shay Walsh. Adam presented his project in the Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Sciences section in the Senior category.

Adam’s award includes the prize of €7,500 and the BTYSTE perpetual trophy. In addition, Adam will represent Ireland at the European Union Contest for Young Scientists, taking place in Bulgaria in September 2019

Congratulations to Adam on this fantastic achievement.