Selina Zhang, 18, designed and field tested a synthetic, eco-conscious, AI-powered trap which uses machine learning to selectively lure and electrocute the invasive spotted lanternfly, a species Native to China that is now plaguing 17 US states.

ArTreeficial is a solar-powered, self-cleaning, AI-driven invention, which placed Zhang as one of 40 finalists in the Regeneration Science Talent Research, the country's oldest and most prestigious science and maths competition for high school seniors.