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Welcome to the 67th Annual Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair - 2020 -2021! 

 

Thank you one and all for a very successful virtual 67th Annual Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair on March 15 and 16, 2021!!  Over 270 students showcased their science and engineering projects in this two day event.

The results are now in.... and it is time to celebrate their many achievements at the GSDSEF VIRTUAL Awards Ceremony which took place on Thursday evening, March 18. 

Use the following link to access the Demonstrations and Awards Ceremony to view the Awards Ceremony.  The entire program will be conducted from this one link.  

67th GSDSEF Awards Ceremony

The Awards Ceremony has three segments:

1) Part 1: the first 40 minutes is STEM demonstrations by the GSDSEF Student Leadership Board.

2) Part 2: the second 20 minutes is the scrolling of the Professional Society Awards (will be repeated until the actual Award Ceremony begins).

3) Part 3: The Awards Ceremony - 1) Keynote Speakers, 2) Special Awards presented by corporation representatives, 3) Announcement of Categorical Awards, and 4) Announcement of the Grand Awards and ISEF Finalists


For Awards Results, please go to 2021 GSDSEF Results page

For the GSDSEF Project Showcase with Awards, go to GSDSEF zFairs


 

Thank you one and all for a very successful virtual 67th Annual Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair on March 15 and 16, 2021!!  Over 270 students showcased their science and engineering projects in this two day event.

The results are now in.... and it is time to celebrate their many achievements at the GSDSEF VIRTUAL Awards Ceremony which took place on Thursday evening, March 18. 

 

Use the following link to access the Demonstrations and Awards Ceremony starting at 5pm on Thursday, March 18.   The entire program is conducted from this one link.  

67th GSDSEF Awards Ceremony

 

 


 The revised 2021 GSDSEF Schedule is now available.


2021 Information and Student Exhibitor Directory Front Cover

 



The revised 2021 GSDSEF Schedule is now available. 

 



NEWS UPDATE: February 13, 2021

 

REGENERON SCIENCE TALENT SEARCH:

Two San Diego students have been named finalists in the prestigious 2021 Regeneron Science Talent Search.

The talent search is sponsored by the Society for Science & the Public and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., and is the nation’s oldest science and math competition for high school seniors. It provides students a national stage to present original research and celebrates their hard work and novel discoveries. Scholars were chosen based on their exceptional research skills, commitment to academics, innovative thinking and promise. The top 40 finalists chosen from 1,760 entrants based on their projects’ scientific rigor and their potential to become world-changing scientists and leaders. Each Top 40 finalist receives at least $25,000, and the top 10 awards range from $40,000 to $250,000. Students in the Top 300 and their schools are awarded $2,000 each.

Top 40 Finalists

Jessie Gan, 17, Gr. 12, San Diego Jewish Academy

Project Title: Predicting Metastasis with a Novel Biophysical Cell-Adhesion Force Technique

 

Jeffrey Wang, 17, Gr. 12, of The Bishop’s School

Project Title: Systematic Method to Identify Significant Changes in 3D Genome Compartmentalization Across Multiple Cell Lines

 

Top 300 Finalists:

Sanjana Gurram, 17, Gr. 12, Westview High School, San Diego, Poway Unified School District.

Project Title: Optimization of Plant Cellulose to Create a Cost-Effective and Environmentally Benign Oil Spill Sorbent

 

Emily Tianshi, 17, Gr. 12, The Cambridge School, San Diego.

Project Title: Biomimicking Torrey Pine Needles: Atmospheric Moisture Harvesting Through Alternating Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Micro-Patterns

 


NEWS UPDATE: September 30, 2020 

 

Broadcom MASTERS 2020 Results

The 2020 Broadcom MASTERS had 3,476 applicants from 34 states, plus Puerto Rico from which the top 300 were selected. The top 30 finalists was then chosen from this select pool to compete for more than $100,000 in awards and prizes. 

The top 30 finalists will compete in the first ever Virtual Broadcom MASTERS from October 16-21, participating in team challenges in addition to being judged on their science research projects. The finalists include 14 girls and 16 boys covering 16 states and representing 29 schools. All Top 30 finalists receive a $500 cash award and will compete for over $100,000 in prizes! 

Congratulations to the following students from the GSDSEF!!!

 

TOP 30 FINALIST

Agastya Sridharan  - 8th Grade, Thurgood Marshall Middle School, San Diego, California

Project Title: Quantifying the Impact of Search-Order Bias on Voting Preferences Using a Simulated Web Environment

 

TOP 300 Finalists:

Arjun Chatha, Grade: 8th, The Rhoades School, Encinitas;   Project Title: Fall Detection: Using Artificial Intelligence to Help the Elderly

Daniel Hotz, Grade: 8th, Mount Helix Academy, La Mesa;   Project Title: Think Before You Drink: Testing Effective Electrolyte Solution

Jennine Manalo, Grade: 8th, Saint Rita’s Catholic School, San Diego;    Project Title: Generating Energy from Sewage Water Flow

Tejas Ravi, Grade: 7th, The Rhoades School, Encinitas;   Project Title: The Effects of Various Wavelengths on Rod Activity

Bhadra Rupesh, Grade: 8th, The Rhoades School, Encinitas;   Project Title: Evaluating Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in the Correlation of Phenotypes to Type 2 Diabetes

Agastya Sridharan, Grade: 8th, Thurgood Marshall Middle School, San Diego;   Project Title: Quantifying the Impact of Search-Order Bias on Voting Preferences Using a Simulated Web Environment

Kyle Tianshi, Grade: 8th, The Cambridge School, San Diego;   Project Title: Raspberry Pi Powered Microscopic Particle Detector Using Laser Microscopy and Image Processing

 

To view the 2020 GSDSEF Results and Highlights, click here. This page will be continually updated with information.