Ainan Celeste Cawley - Ainan Celeste Cawley

Ainan Celeste Cawley (born November 23, 1999) is a Singaporean boy prodigy.[1]

Cawley gave his first public lecture at the age of six,[2][3] and at seven years and one month of age, he had passed the GCSE chemistry and studied chemistry at the tertiary level in Singapore Polytechnic[4] a year later. At the age of 9, he was able to recite pi to 518 decimal places and could remember the periodic table.[5] At the age of 12, he had scored his first film which was premiered at the Vilnius International Film Festival and eventually, directed his own film.[6]

In 2009, Cawley was featured in a Channel 4 documentary titled The World's Cleverest Child and Me.[7]

In 2010, his family moved to Kuala Lumpur where Cawley is a student at the Taylor's University in Malaysia after his father's request to have his son homeschooled was rejected.[8][9]

According to his parents, Valentine Cawley and Syahidah Osman, Cawley could walk at six months old and construct complex sentences by his first birthday[10] and had said his first word when he was two weeks old.[11]

See also


  1. ^ Bertrand, Natasha (2015-02-27). "The 40 smartest people of all time". Business Insider. Retrieved 2018-11-28.
  2. ^ Cawley, Valentine (2006-11-19). "Is Six Year Old Child Prodigy, Ainan Celeste Cawley, The World's Youngest Science Teacher?". Cision. Retrieved 2018-11-28.
  3. ^ "The World's 50 Smartest Teenagers". Retrieved 2018-11-28.
  4. ^ "Half-Irish prodigy, 8, secures college place". Irish Examiner. 2008-05-20. Retrieved 2018-11-28.
  5. Cawley, Ainan (2009 년 1 월 26 일). "아홉 살 신동은 '세계에서 가장 영리한 아이 ' " . 텔레그래프 . 20181128 일에 확인 함 .
  6. Buckley, Dan (2014-01-04). "아일랜드 아동 천재는 태풍 자선 활동에 재능을 사용합니다" . 아일랜드 심사관 . 20181128 일에 확인 함 .
  7. ^ "세계에서 가장 영리한 아이와 나" . 2009 . 20181128 일에 확인 함 .
  8. Yap, Eve (2013 년 3 월 31 일). "내 아이는 신동입니다" (PDF) . 싱가포르를 눌러 보유 주식 회사 . 만회 년 11 월 (28) 2018 .
  9. ^ "Child prodigy quits 'rigid' Singapore for Malaysia". Asian Correspondent. 2010-01-06. Retrieved 2018-11-28.
  10. ^ Frean, Alexandra (2007-11-10). "Can the child prodigy work out if he should go to university aged 7?". The Times UK. Retrieved 2018-11-28.
  11. ^ Yeoh, O. C. (2014-11-02). "GIFTED CHILDREN: Young achievers, high expectations". New Straits Times. Retrieved 2018-11-28.