Nao Murakami, a PhD student working with Prof. Robert Winglee, reached the finals for selection of pilot scripts for the new show The Next MacGyver.
Over 2000 scripts were submitted, and Nao's was one of 12 to reach the finals. She attended the final competition in LA where five scripts were selected from the 12. You can read about Nao's vision for the show on UW News. The full story was published on Geekwire.