For Lucas’ TEDxYouth@Montreal video, click HERE
Lucas Jonasch is a 9th grader currently living in Houston, Texas, where he attends the Awty International School. He is interested in how mechanical things work, and has a particular interest in automobiles. His hobbies include motor racing, and loves the hands on aspects of both driving and fixing cars and karts. As part of his interest in vehicles and transportation, he recently participated in the Houston e2 Engineering Excellence Competition, where he received first place. Lucas’s project addressed the problems facing battery powered cars, and he proposed a method to transmit energy from the road to the car. In the future, he plans on becoming a mechanical engineer.