2017 Intel ISEF Special Awards

May 18, 2017 | |

2017 Intel ISEF Special Awards

 

Air Force Research Laboratory

The United States Air Force is dedicated to science & technology, focusing on innovative and creative projects with sustainability. U-S-A-F selects projects that are directly aligned with their mission.

First Award of $750 in each Intel ISEF Category

TMED008 - Neuroprotective Effects of Melatonin following TBI

Andrew Kamali, Fox Tech High School for Health & Law Professions, TX, United States of America

 

American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics

The “AIAA Look Up!” Award celebrates exceptional high-school level research to encourage further study into aerospace. It is presented by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Fourth Award of $500

ENMC009 - Avionic Engine Supremacy

Carlos Mendez, United High School, TX, United States of America

 

Arizona State University

Arizona State University is pleased to offer a comprehensive scholarship combining a monetary award and an environment focusing on knowledge, learning and research. The New American University Scholarship is renewable for four years, Individuals and teams will be considered for these awards.

Intel ISEF Scholarship

TMED007 - Novel Blood Tests to Diagnose Preeclampsia: Saving the Lives of Mothers and Children

Tanya Kumar, Clear Brook High School, TX, United States of America

 

Ashtavadhani Vidwan Ambati Subbaraya Chetty Foundation

AVASC awards projects that display outstanding creativity, ingenuity and have the potential to alleviate the human condition or mark a substantive advancement in the scientific field.

Second Award of $500

TMED007 - Novel Blood Tests to Diagnose Preeclampsia: Saving the Lives of Mothers and Children

Tanya Kumar, Clear Brook High School, TX, United States of America

BCHM010 - Utilization of Epigallocatechin Gallate and Serine/Asparagine Compounds as a Natural Therapeutic for Glycosylation-Inhibited Breakdown of the Zika Virus Ectodomain

Sangita Vasikaran, Jasper High School, TX, United States of America

 

Drexel University

Drexel University will award eight full scholarships to those students whose projects match Drexel's curriculum. Drexel is recognized for its focus on experiential learning through co-operative education, its commitment to cutting-edge academic technology and its growing enterprise of use-inspired research. Drexel Co-op enables students to balance classroom theory with practical, hands-on experience.

Full Tuition Scholarship

EBED009 - Developing a More Efficient Quantum Protocol Using Vehicle Signals and Photon Polarization

Evan Meade, Keystone School, TX, United States of America

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

BEHA012 - Ingenuity in Arithmetic

Amaha Ghide, The Academy of Science and Technology, TX, United States of America

 

GoDaddy

GoDaddy is the world’s largest technology provider dedicated to small business. GoDaddy believes it has a responsibility to make a difference in the community. As part of that philosophy, GoDaddy contributes to nonprofit organizations that focus on causes meaningful to customers, employees and our community. GoDaddy will be presenting the following awards, the Web Innovator Award, the Mobile Application Award, the Open Source Award, the Data Award and the Forward Thinker Award.

$1,500 Forward Thinker Award

SOFT011 - Power-efficient, Delay and Spatial Error Tolerant, Dynamic 3D Network Analysis

Rucha Joshi, Westwood High School, TX, United States of America

 

International Council on Systems Engineering

The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) is a not-for-profit membership organization founded to develop and disseminate the interdisciplinary principles and practices that enable the realization of successful systems. INCOSE will award the best interdisciplinary project that can produce technologically appropriate solutions that meet societal needs.

Second Award $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

 

King Abdul-Aziz & His Companions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia seeks to build a sustainable future by encouraging youth to search for creative means that pave the way toward developing technologies for renewable energy, thereby maintaining a sustainable future of energy. To achieve this goal, King Abdul-Aziz & His Companions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity (MAWHIBA) will award a Special Prize in the field of Water Technology at Intel ISEF. MAWHIBA is a national cultural foundation established to help develop a comprehensive environment of creativity in Saudi Arabia to enable gifted citizens from all areas to properly use their talents for prosperity of their country.

Award of $1,000 for Water Technology

CHEM014 - Development of a Rapid, Reusable Sensing Mechanism for the Selective Identification of Heavy Metal Contaminants in Water: An Implementation of Functionalized Isotropic Silver Nanoparticles for Toxic Ion Detection

Abhishek Mohan, Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science, TX, United States of America

EAEV015 - Testing the Waters: Development of A Novel Chitosan-Based Water Filter for Industrial and Third World Applications

Khushi Thakkar, T.C. Jasper High School, TX, United States of America

 

National Security Agency Research Directorate 

The National Security Agency's Research Directorate brings the power of science to secure the future by creating breakthroughs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. These discoveries and advancements help provide the tools and technologies used globally to safeguard cyberspace. The Research Directorate Science of Security Initiative promotes the academic maturation of cybersecurity principles on sound scientific roots for future scientists and researchers in order to provide trust in information systems.

First “Science of Security” Award of $3,000

SOFT011 - Power-efficient, Delay and Spatial Error Tolerant, Dynamic 3D Network Analysis

Rucha Joshi, Westwood High School, TX, United States of America

Honorable Mentions “Science of Security”

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

 

Samvid Education Foundation

SAMVID Education Foundation encourages students in pursuing research in STEM fields. SAMVID recognizes projects of excellence that exhibit creative and innovative solution approaches to global problems.

Third Agni Award of $250

EAEV015 - Testing the Waters: Development of A Novel Chitosan-Based Water Filter for Industrial and Third World Applications

Khushi Thakkar, T.C. Jasper High School, TX, United States of America

TMED014T - The Miracle Pill, III

Ajitha Anand, The Academy of Science and Technology, TX, United States of America
Nandika Nair, The Academy of Science and Technology, TX, United States of America
Sreshta Margan, The Academy of Science and Technology, TX, United States of America

 

Third Geno Award of $250

EBED007 - Development of an Assistive and Rehabilitative Hand Orthosis and Its Complementary Control Systems

Muhammad Ahnaf, Plano East Senior High School, TX, United States of America

 

SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics

SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, was founded in 1955 to advance light-based technologies. Serving more than 235,000 constituents from approximately 155 countries, the Society advances emerging technologies through interdisciplinary information exchange, continuing education, publications, patent precedent, and career and professional growth. Annually SPIE provides more than $3.2 million in support of education and outreach programs.

First Award of $2,000

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

 

University of Arizona

Established in 1885, the University of Arizona (UA) is the state’s land-grant university. Recognized as a global leader, the UA is also a leader in research, bringing more than $606 million in research investment each year, and ranking 20th among all public universities. UA offers over 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in 16 academic colleges. UA will award scholarships to outstanding awardees who have demonstrated robust research for the greater good of society.

Tuition Scholarship Award

BCHM008 - Insights into the Interaction of N-APP with Death Receptor 6 in Inducing Neuronal Apoptosis

Yingxuan (Jason) Tan, College Station High School, TX, United States of America


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