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Intel International Science & Engineering Fair

Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA, May 8-13, 2011

              

Team Washington:

LOS ANGELES--Ten student finalists from Washington science & engineering fairs competed at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Los Angeles, CA on May 8-13, 2011.  

Kira Elizabeth Powell, 16, Odessa High School, Odessa, WA won First Place Grand Award, $3000,  and Best in Category in Plant Sciences,$5000.  The Use of Sodium Polyacrylate to Increase Crop Production in Dry Land Farming

Aerin Erika Towle, 17, Sumner High School, Sumner, WA, won 4th Grand Award, $500, In Search of the Causative Genetic Element(s) Affecting Entropion Eyelid Development in New-born Lambs: Is It OAR16_14874751?

Andrey Sushko, 17, Hanford High School, Richland, WA, won Third Grand Award, $1000, CERN Award: expense paid trip to France and Switzerland to tour CERN facilites Electrowetting for Novel Electromechanical Applications

Akshai Baskaran, 18, Kennewick High School, Kennewick, WA, 4th Fourth Grand Award, $500, Analysis of Conducting Polymer PEDOT (Poly (3,4-Ethylenedioxythiophene)) and Nanostructured Titania for Solid-State Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

Vamsi Chunduru, 17, Capital High School, Olympia, WA, won INCOSE Award Honorable Mention, eHeart: ECG Signal Processing System for Automatic Detection
of Cardiac Abnormalities

 

The 2011 Team Washington ISEF finalists included:

 

 

           Representing the Washington State Science & Engineering Fair:

 

 

     

Xisen Tian, 18, Columbia River High School, Vancouver, WA  Organic Photovoltaics: Analyzing Amino Substituent Effects of Porphyrins through Synthesis, Characterization, and Application of New (Zn) Amino/carboxyphenylporphyrins in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells

  

Nicholas Maxmilliano Vergara, 16, Cedarcrest High School, Duvall, WA,  A Novel Metanalysis of Data Using Sexual Cannibalism as a Mechanism for Tyranasaurus Rex Reproduction



Andrey Shushko, 16, Hanford High School, Richland, WA  Electrowetting for Novel Electromechanical Applications

 

        Representing the South Sound Regional Science Fair:

 

 

 Aerin Erika Towle, 17, Sumner High School, Sumner, WA, In Search of the Causative Genetic Element(s) Affecting Entropion Eyelid Development in New-born Lambs: Is It OAR16_14874751?

  Vamsi Chunduru, 17, Capital High School, Olympia, WA,  eHeart: ECG Signal Processing System for Automatic Detection of Cardiac Abnormalities  

Elizabeth Anne Meucci, 18, Alyssa Ashley Ylescupidez, Bellermine Prepatory School, Tacome, WA  Seasonal Sucession of Phytoplankton species in Quartermaster Harbor and as Precursors to Alexandrium Catenella Blooms

 

 

       Representing the Mid Columbia Regional Science & Engineering Fair:

 

    

Kira Powell, Odessa High School, Odessa, WA, 16, The Use of Sodium Polyacrylate to Increase Crop Production in Dry-Land Farming

 

      

Akshai Baskaran, 18, Kennewick High School, Kennewick, WA,  Analysis of Conducting Polymer PEDOT (Poly (3,4-Ethylenedioxythiophene)) and Nanostructured Titania for Solid-State Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

 

 

       Representing the Central Sound Regional Science & Engineering Fair:

 

Kathryn R McClintic, 16, Cedarcrest High School, Duvall, WA, Can You Drink a River?  An Evaluation of Solar Disinfection Efficiency in the Inactivation of E. Coli and Coliform Bacteria at a Northern Latitude

  

For more information, contact Gary Foss, garyfoss3@comcast.net

 

ISEF 2011 Exhibition Hall

 

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