High school students, Till Speicher and Paul Wagner were honored with the 4th place prize at the "Jugend forscht" 2012 Finals, held in Erfurt, Germany on May 20.   Till and Paul presented their winning Typology system built with Neo4j which accelerates texting for mobile devices.  Their award includes a cash prize of 1500 euros and a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Till Speicher and Paul Wagner with adviser Rene Pickhardt

The Jugend Forscht is one of the largest European Science Competition that recognize  young adults for their research in the areas of: the working world, biology, chemistry, geo and space sciences, mathematics and computer science, physics and technology. Read full article.