Nikolai Begg helps out at the MIT Museum

MIT graduate student and Lemelson-MIT Student prize winner Nikolai Begg helps Donny Azar, 8, of Rehoboth build a device to remove an object stuck in a model lung at the MIT Museum in Cambridge, Massachusetts February 19, 2014. (Jessica Rinaldi For The Boston Globe)
MIT graduate student and Lemelson-MIT Student prize winner Nikolai Begg helps Donny Azar, 8, of Rehoboth build a device to remove an object stuck in a model lung at the MIT Museum in Cambridge, Massachusetts February 19, 2014. (Jessica Rinaldi For The Boston Globe)

MIT PhD candidate Nikolai Begg, who won a Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for Invention last year, was one of the special guests at the MIT Museum during school vacation week. On Wednesday, he helped 8-year-old Donny Azar build a device to remove an object stuck in a model lung. One of Begg’s specialities is medical device design.

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