Ukrainian Mykola Ivanchenko won at the Olympics, Genius in the United States, according to the Ministry of education of Ukraine.
The student presented a draft of an invention that will help clean the water from spilled oil.
According to him, a hydrophobic adsorbent will collect only the oil and water repel. The oil collected in clumps that can be picked up from the water by any mechanical means. This adsorbent can dial liquid seven times its weight.
The Ukrainian was invited to another international competition in Tunisia immediately to the final stage.
In 2015, a Ukrainian Samuel Kruglyak got bronze at the Olympics, Genius project for producing electricity from the atmosphere.
In the Olympics involved students from all over the world, this year was 750 participants.