Nine-year-old Belgian student Laurent Simons, who studies electrical engineering and who will soon become the youngest university graduate in the world, is seen in a laboratory at the University of Technology in Eindhoven, Netherlands November 20, 2019. As he cradles his young puppy in his arms, Laurent Simons looks much like any other 9-year-old boy. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Nine-year-old Belgian student Laurent Simons, who studies electrical engineering and who will soon become the youngest university graduate in the world, is seen in a laboratory at the University of Technology in Eindhoven, Netherlands November 20, 2019. Then he starts describing his work at a university in the Netherlands, developing a computer circuit that will replicate a part of the brain. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Nine-year-old Belgian student Laurent Simons, who studies electrical engineering and who will soon become the youngest university graduate in the world, talks with his professor Peter Baltus in a laboratory at the University of Technology in Eindhoven, Netherlands November 20, 2019. With an IQ of 145, the Belgian boy wonder is on track to become the world's youngest university graduate when he completes a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering at Eindhoven's University of Technology next month. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Nine-year-old Belgian student Laurent Simons, who studies electrical engineering and who will soon become the youngest university graduate in the world, poses at the University of Technology in Eindhoven, Netherlands November 20, 2019. Laurent - born in Belgium but now living in the Netherlands - started university and is set to finish the three-year bachelor's programme in just nine months. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Nine-year-old Belgian student Laurent Simons, who studies electrical engineering and who will soon become the youngest university graduate in the world, poses in a laboratory at the University of Technology in Eindhoven, Netherlands November 20, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Nine-year-old Belgian student Laurent Simons, who studies electrical engineering and who will soon become the youngest university graduate in the world, poses in a laboratory at the University of Technology in Eindhoven, Netherlands November 20, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman