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2018 Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair Highlights and Results

 

The GSDSEF has a new publication, The Science Fair Experience!!! It takes you on a photo journey of the 2018 64th Annual Greater San Diego Science & Engineering Fair. Highlights include Student Check-in and Project Set-up Day, Judging Day, the Awards Ceremony, and the San Diego Zoo Global Tour.

Click below to view or download:

 

2018 Highlights:

In the 64th Annual GSDSEF we had:

  • 600 students who participated in the GSDSEF
  • 4 senior division students who are going to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 89 students (grades 7-12) who qualified for and participated in the California Science and Engineering Fair
  • 60 students (grade 7-8) who are eligible for the Broadcom MASTERS competition
  • Nearly 400 judges who worked in teams to decide categorical awards

 

For a complete listing of all projects:

 

CATEGORICAL PLACE AWARDS RESULTS:

Junior Division:

  • 1st Place Awards: 112
  • 2nd Place Awards: 137
  • 3rd Place Awards: 152
  • 4th Place Awards: 50

Senior Division:

  • 1st Place Awards: 41
  • 2nd Place Awards: 31
  • 3rd Place Awards: 20
  • 4th Place Awards: 3

Congratulations to all of the Place Award Winners!

 

Slides of the Awards Ceremony are available below.


 

2018 Professional Society Awards:



 

GSDSEF STUDENT RESULTS at AFFILIATED SCIENCE & ENGINEERING FAIRS

 

2018 INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair Results:

Nearly 1800 students from 75 countries and across the United States and its territories participated in the INTEL ISEF in Pittsburg, PA from May 13 - May 18, 2018.

Congratulations to the GSDSEF Sweepstakes Award winners: Philippe Hansen-Estruch, Rachana Madhukara, Alina Pollner, and Ronak Roy who were excellent in representing the GSDSEF. They earned several Grand Awards and Special Awards!

 

GRAND AWARDS:

 

Indo-U.S. Science & Technology Visit to India Award:

In partnership with the Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum, Intel is pleased to award a scientific and cultural exchange visit to India. Winners will showcase their research projects at the National Fair of India – Initiative in Research and Innovation in Science (IRIS). In addition to the participation at IRIS, the students will receive an opportunity to visit research institutions and universities and interact with the key scientific leadership in India.

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Ronak Roy, Canyon Crest Academy, CA, United States of America

 

BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES:

Second Award of $1,500

BMED037 — A Microbiome Approach to Treat Galactosemia, a Life-Threatening Disorder

Philippe Hansen-Estruch, Canyon Crest Academy, CA, United States of America

 

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING:

Intel ISEF Best of Category Award of $5,000

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Ronak Roy, Canyon Crest Academy, CA, United States of America

 

First Award of $3,000

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Ronak Roy, Canyon Crest Academy, CA, United States of America

 

MATHEMATICS:

Fourth Award of $500

MATH033 — Asymptotics of Character Sums

Rachana Madhukara, Canyon Crest Academy, CA, United States of America

 

SPECIAL AWARDS:

American Mathematical Society

Second Award of $1,000

MATH033 — Asymptotics of Character Sums

Rachana Madhukara, Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, CA, United States of America

 


REGENERON SCIENCE TALENT SEARCH

 January 30, 2018

Regeneron Science Talent Search 2018

(out of 1,818 students nationwide)

Top 40 Finalists

  • Maggie Chen, Canyon Crest Academy - Finalists receive minimum of $25,000 and are invited to Washington DC in March for final judging  

Top 300 Scholars

  • Nitya Krishnamurthy, Canyon Crest Academy, $2,000 + $2,000 for school
  • Andre Yin, Westview High School, $2,000 + $2,000 for school

2018 California Science and Engineering Fair Results - GSDSEF students

Congratulations - CSEF Best Project: Maggie Chen, Canyon Crest Academy, Gr. 12, Nanotherapeutics Enhanced Artificial Liver against Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria, Mammalian Biology
 
For a complete list of the 2018 California Science and Engineering Fair List of Eligible Students and Alternates:


2018 Broadcom MASTERS List of Eligible Students:

 

2018 Broadcom MASTERS Results

Top 300 Finalists from the GSDSEF:

  • Kian Chakamian, Gr. 7, The Rhoades School
  • Adrian Derderian, Gr. 8, Escondido Christian School
  • Jasmine Elasaad, Gr. 8, The Rhoades School
  • Anusha Kadiyala, Gr. 8, Bernardo Heights MS
  • Atulya Mandyam, Gr. 8, Mesa Verde MS
  • Rohan Murali, Gr. 7, Nazareth Catholic School
  • Blake Scurry, Gr. 8, Thurgood Marshall MS
  • Ziyad Soliman, Gr. 8, Islamic School of SD

 


64th ANNUAL AWARDS CEREMONY SLIDES - 2018

Click on the link below the image to view the Awards Ceremony slides.

 

 

 

2018 INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair Results:

 

Nearly 1800 students from 75 countries and across the United States and its territories participated in the INTEL ISEF in Pittsburg, PA from May 13 - May 18, 2018.

Congratulations to the GSDSEF Sweepstakes Award winners: Philippe Hansen-Estruch, Rachana Madhukara, Alina Pollner, and Ronak Roy who were excellent in representing the GSDSEF. They earned several Grand Awards and Special Awards!

 

GRAND AWARDS:

 

Indo-U.S. Science & Technology Visit to India Award:

In partnership with the Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum, Intel is pleased to award a scientific and cultural exchange visit to India. Winners will showcase their research projects at the National Fair of India – Initiative in Research and Innovation in Science (IRIS). In addition to the participation at IRIS, the students will receive an opportunity to visit research institutions and universities and interact with the key scientific leadership in India.

ENBM021 — Smartphone-Controlled Portable Phoropter Powered by Variable Focal Length Liquid Lens

Ronak Roy, Canyon Crest Academy, CA, United States of America

 

BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES:

Second Award of $1,500

BMED037 — A Microbiome Approach to Treat Galactosemia, a Life-Threatening Disorder

Philippe Hansen-Estruch, Canyon Crest Academy, CA, United States of America

 

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING:

Intel ISEF Best of Category Award of $5,000

ENBM021 — Smartphone-Controlled Portable Phoropter Powered by Variable Focal Length Liquid Lens

Ronak Roy, Canyon Crest Academy, CA, United States of America

 

First Award of $3,000

ENBM021 — Smartphone-Controlled Portable Phoropter Powered by Variable Focal Length Liquid Lens

Ronak Roy, Canyon Crest Academy, CA, United States of America

 

MATHEMATICS:

Fourth Award of $500

MATH033 — Asymptotics of Character Sums

Rachana Madhukara, Canyon Crest Academy, CA, United States of America

 

SPECIAL AWARDS:

American Mathematical Society

Second Award of $1,000

MATH033 — Asymptotics of Character Sums

Rachana Madhukara, Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, CA, United States of America

 


GSDSEF Student Results at Affiliated Science & Engineering Fairs

Latest News: January 30, 2018

Regeneron Science Talent Search 2018

(out of 1,818 students nationwide)

Top 40 Finalists

  • Maggie Chen, Canyon Crest Academy - Finalists receive minimum of $25,000 and are invited to Washington DC in March for final judging  

Top 300 Scholars

  • Nitya Krishnamurthy, Canyon Crest Academy, $2,000 + $2,000 for school
  • Andre Yin, Westview High School, $2,000 + $2,000 for school