Name: Shane Curran
From: Dublin, Ireland
Famous because: He won the top prize at the 2017 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition for a system called qCrypt that to storespeichernstores secrets.
Curran has been using computer coding since he was seven
Background: Curran has been using computer coding since he was seven. By the age of 13, he had developed an online database and an online library management system.
Where to see him: Representing Ireland at the EU Contest for Young Scientists in Estonia in September 2017.
Future plans: He hopes to put qCrypt on the market and one day to be the CEOGeschäftsführer(in)CEO of a global corporationUnternehmencorporation.