Teen Scientist

Thursdays, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Hosted by Rayna Malhotra

Teen Scientist with its new host Rayna Malhotra brings you groundbreaking innovation in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines--entirely from a teenage perspective. The program also highlights excellence in high school independent research.

Okezue Bell | Teen Scientist

Oct 2, 2020
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Teen Scientist returns with our brand new host, Rayna Malhotra. On her inaugural episode, Rayna invites Okezue Bell from Moravian Academy to talk about his technology companies.

Karen El-Chaar & New Teen Hosts | LV Discourse

Sep 25, 2020

John Pearce welcomes WDIY Classics host Karen El-Chaar to the interview chair and introduces us to WDIY's newest on-air hosts bringing a youth focus to the airwaves.

Cynthia Chen & Andy Yang | Teen Scientist

Jun 11, 2020
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Host Rhea Malhotra returns for the final edition of our quarterly Lehigh Valley Discourse segment, Teen Scientist, talking with California high school seniors Cynthia Chen and Andy Yang about their novel computational biology research involving machine learning for both oncology and epigenetics.


Amulya Pillutla & Ahmad Abdel-Azim | Teen Scientist

Jan 6, 2020

Host Rhea Malhotra talks with two high school seniors about their scientific research involving oceanography, geology, single-cell genetics, and plant studies.

WDIY's quarterly feature, Teen Scientist, hosted by Rhea Malhotra returns with guests, Jessica Wang and Daniel Fein. Plus, Parkland High School student Prathysha Kothare spotlights an educational effort in Kenya being spearheaded her fifth grade teacher, Tiffany Houser from Parkland School District.

WDIY's new quarterly feature Teen Scientist hosted by Rhea Malhotra returns with her secong guest, Parkland High School Senior Nehali Gupta. Plus, John Pearce spotlights Liberty High School students.


On this special two-part edition, we focus on promising high school students in the Lehigh Valley, first looking at the fascinating clubs of William Allen High School in Allentown and then debuting our new quartely feature, Teen Scientist, by spotlighting a Moravian Academy student's scientific and business accomplishments.