ALIA SABUR, dari New York, Amerika. Lahir, 22 Februari 1989. Usia, baru 19 tahun. Dinyatakan sebagai Profesor termuda di dunia. Meraih Ph.D dari kampus bergengsi Drexel University dalam bidang Materials Science dan Engineering. Sekarang sudah diangkat menjadi profesor penuh di Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea Selatan.
(Damn, those Koreans are fast! )
"Her professors say that beyond an extraordinary mind, what makes Alia special is a hunger to learn, a willingness to work hard and an emotional balance well beyond her years. This would seem to be every parent's dream, but for a long time it was not.
How do you find the proper school setting for a child who read 'Charlotte's Web' at age 2? ''I didn't read it by reading,'' Alia said. ''I looked at it, and absorbed it.'"