Lauren Egts, a student at Rochester Institute of Technology, has interned at Bank of America, GE Aviation, and the NASA Glenn Research Center Graphics and Visualization Lab (GVIS). She has won the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) Ohio Affiliate Award four times, and the National Runner-Up Award once. She has won’s “People’s Choice Award” for an article on girls and computer science education. She is also a featured contributor and author for She has also won Intel's Excellence in Computer Science Award for her work at NASA. She is proud to have been the programming captain for her FRC team, FRC 2399 The Fighting Unicorns.

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An intern at the GVIS lab at NASA Glenn brings her passion for open source into the lab.
My open source story

Budding computer scientist Lauren Egts shares her open source story.
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NASA intern Lauren Egts shares how she used open source LidarViewer for 3D data visualization.
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Three US Air Force Research Laboratory interns are exploring how open source-powered virtual...
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Lauren Egts is high school student who participates in FIRST program (For Inspiration and...