Daniel Hickox-Young has been named a finalist in the KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) DIY Electronic Innovation Challenge. He has been invited to attend the 2017 KAUST-NSF Researh Conference on Interactive Electronics for his work designing a conductive polymer-based pen along with his partner on the project, Luke Prestowitz.

The KAUST DIY Electronics Innovation Challenge is a competition designed to inspire creative and inexpensive electronics applications. Applicants submitted a short video demonstrating the construction of an electronic device and its application using primarily household materials.