2017 Intel ISEF Grand Awards

May 19, 2017 | |

2017 Intel ISEF Grand Awards

 

European Union Contest for Young Scientists Award
Trip to the EU Contest.

MATS050 - Cellulose Nanocrystals for Security Applications: Embedding Non-Optical Signatures Provided by Nanoparticles into Cellulose Nanocrystal Chiral Nematic Films

Nicky Wojtania, Plano West Senior High School, TX, United States of America

 

BIOCHEMISTRY

Fourth Award of $500

BCHM003 - Enzyme Dynamics of Biofilm-Breaking Dispersin B

Edward Kim, Midway High School, TX, United States of America

 

BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES

Third Award of $1,000

BMED064 - A Patch Clamp Study of TRPM7 Ion Channels: East Indian Sandalwood Oil (EISO) as a Possible Therapeutic Target for Cancer, Year II

Nia Clements, Keystone School, TX, United States of America

 

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Third Award of $1,000

ENBM004 - Novel Point-of-Care, Non-Invasive Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) or Concussion Diagnostic Tool

Paritosh Suri, Jasper High School, TX, United States of America

 

CELLULAR AND MOLCULAR BIOLOGY

Second Award of $1,500

CELL045T - Site-Specific Integration of Large DNA Fragments: Evaluating and Redesigning Genome Editing Systems

Kshitij Sachan, Plano East Senior High School, TX, United States of America

CELL045T - Site-Specific Integration of Large DNA Fragments: Evaluating and Redesigning Genome Editing Systems

Yesh Doctor, Plano East Senior High School, TX, United States of America

 

CHEMISTRY

Third Award of $1,000

CHEM058 - Silk Torsional Actuators: Automatic Moisture-Activated Emergency Locator for Aircraft Life Vests

Joycelyn Yiu, Plano Senior High School, TX, United States of America

 

EMBEDDED SYSTEMS

Second Award of $1,500

EBED008 - A Smart Bionic Leg Brace: An Electromechanically Actuated Active-Assist Wearable Orthotic Device for Comprehensive Restoration of Gait Characteristics across Everyday Mobility Scenarios

Syamantak Payra, Clear Brook High School, TX, United States of America

 

ENERGY: CHEMICAL

Fourth Award of $500

EGCH002 - Ultra-Thin Asymmetric Supercapacitor: Utilizing Nano-Porous Nickel and Graphene-Copper for a High Energy Density

Alexander Mancevski, Liberal Arts and Science Academy High School, TX, United States of America

 

ENERGY: PHYSICAL

Third Award of $1,000

EGPH025T - Utilization of Rosoideae rosa Nanostructures for Optimization of Solar Cell Light Management

Benjamin Li, Jasper High School, TX, United States of America

EGPH025T - Utilization of Rosoideae rosa Nanostructures for Optimization of Solar Cell Light Management

Anthony Jiang, Jasper High School, TX, United States of America

 

ENGINEERING MECHANICS

Fourth Award of $500

ENMC017 - Cryogenic Thermosuit for Manned Mission to Titan

Wittiker Schlauch, Clear Brook High School, TX, United States of America

 

ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

Fourth Award of $500

ENEV012 - Effective Remediation of Air Pollution and Sustainable Electricity Production using an Algal Bio Photo-Voltaic Fuel Cell (BPFC), Phase III

Sai Sameer Pusapaty, Liberal Arts and Science Academy, TX, United States of America

 

MATERIALS SCIENCE

Intel ISEF Best of Category Award Winner of $5,000

MATS050 - Cellulose Nanocrystals for Security Applications: Embedding Non-Optical Signatures Provided by Nanoparticles into Cellulose Nanocrystal Chiral Nematic Films

Nicky Wojtania, Plano West Senior High School, TX, United States of America

 

First Award of $3,000

MATS050 - Cellulose Nanocrystals for Security Applications: Embedding Non-Optical Signatures Provided by Nanoparticles into Cellulose Nanocrystal Chiral Nematic Films

Nicky Wojtania, Plano West Senior High School, TX, United States of America

 

MICROBIOLOGY

Third Award of $1,000

MCRO050 - A Novel Method to Induce and Upregulate the Production of Stable Antistaphylococcal Compounds via the Combined-Cultivation of S. salivarius and Streptomycetes

Arjun Jain, Westwood High School, TX, United States of America

 

Fourth Award of $500

MCRO010 - Nano Today, Huge Tomorrow: Improving Antibiotic Drug Delivery for S. epidermidis Strains with a Novel CNT Dispersion

Afeefah Khazi-Syed, Harmony School of Innovation - Fort Worth, TX, United States of America

 

SYSTEM SOFTWARE

Second Award of $1,500

SOFT030 - Edison Vein ID (EVID) System: User Authentication through Peripheral Vein Biometrics

Ritik Patnaik, Plano East Senior High School, TX, United States of America

 

TRANSLATIONAL MEDICAL SCIENCE

Third Award of $1,000

TMED015 - A Novel Approach to the Engineering of a Gold Nanorod Based Multiplex Biosensor

Grace Ranft-Garcia, Robert E. Lee High School, TX, United States of America


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