Intel Northwest Science Expo Dates

For 2018 the Intel Northwest Science Expo will combine middle and high school once again. It will be Friday April 13, 2018, set-up will be available the evening before. It will be held in the new Viking Pavilion part of the Peter Stott Center. High school students must qualify for Intel NWSE by placing in the top third at their regional fair.  

The Northwest Science Expo System

2017 Team Oregon

2017 Team Oregon

Team Oregon consists of the high school students selected as the top projects at regional and state fairs.

NWSES encompasses seven regional fairs and the Intel Northwest Science Expo, which are affiliated with the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.  Eligible participants are 5th-12th grade students in Oregon.

2018 Intel NWSE High School Awards

April 13, 2018

The Intel Northwest Science Expo, held Friday, April 13, 2018 at Portland State University, announces top winners in Oregon's state-level science research competition affiliated with the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.

Intel NWSE includes both a middle school and high school division. The two divisions included 513 projects from 80 schools and organizations across the state. This is the first time since 2006 that both middle and high school students competed under the same roof in the new Viking Pavilion. Two best of fair winners were chosen from each division.

2018 Intel NWSE Middle School Awards

April 13, 2018 

In the new Viking Pavilion at Portland State University, middle school students presented 346 science and engineering projects to judges and peers. Two Best of Fair projects were selected. 

  • Audrey Johnson, 14, in grade 8 from Summa Whitford won Best of Fair in the middle school division with a project titled, "The Effect of Urban Development on Turbidity In Fanno Creek".
  • Rubaba Amyeen, 12, in grade 6 from Summa Stoller won Best of Fair in the middle school division for her project titled, "Patterns for Protection".

Special Awards

Answers to common questions

All high school and special awards judges are expected for the whole day 8ish to ~3:15. If you selected Middle School AM or PM, it will show on your judge main menu. Hours for AM judges are 8:30am-12:30pm, PM judges are 11:30am-3:30pm. 

Parking is always a challenge at PSU, use Trimet if you can. Otherwise Parking structure 3 at 12th and Montgomery has the most daily spots, you do not have to stop at the kiosk, there are Payment machines to use. If you are a half day judge street parking may be the better option.

For middle school STUDENTS, session 1 judging in the morning is from 10:30am-noon, doors to the exhibit hall will open at 10:15am. For students in session 2 in the afternoon doors will open at 12:45pm, interviews are from 1-2:30pm. 

Public viewing is from 2:30-4:30pm directly followed by the middle school award ceremony.

High school award ceremony starts at 6:30pm

The physical address for the Peter Stott Center is 930 SW Hall, Portland 97201.

Judge Breakfast Sponsors

Thank you New Seasons, Beaverton Sweet Tomatoes, Franz Bakeries, Trader Joes, and Costco for your donations to feed our judges.

Project list and SRC report

For the complete list of projects expected at Intel NWSE. For current SRC status of projects, corrections need to be brought to the fair during set-up. Those that are not corrected will not be able to compete. For middle school adult sponsors, if I missed your school on the Session list, your assignment is listed on your Project Management page in registration.

Intel NWSE Fair Day Info

The Intel Northwest Science Expo is Friday April 13th at the Peter Stott Center. The physical address is 930 SW Hall, Portland OR 97201.  The schedule is available. The nearest parking structure is Parking Structure 3 at 12th and Montgomery.

Poster set-up is Thursday April 12th from 5-8pm or Friday April 13th from 7-9am. All students should read the display requirements.

We still need volunteers to help with set-up.

Intel NWSE middle school judging session assignments

Teachers, Adult Sponsors and Parents can view the time middle school students are expected for judging. All posters must be set-up by 9am on April 13th. There will be activities available for sign-up during selected times for middle and high school students.

Safety Check Volunteers needed

If you are available to assist with Safety Check either Thursday April 12th 5-8pm OR Friday April 13th 7-9am Use this form for registration. Ignore the title, anyone can use this registration form.

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