Intel Northwest Science Expo Dates

For 2016 the Intel Northwest Science Expo will continue as a split fair. High school will be April 8 in the Smith Memorial Student Union PSU. High school students must qualify for Intel NWSE by placing in the top third at their regional fair.  Set-up will be offered both Thursday evening and Friday morning for the high school Intel NWSE fair. The middle school fair is in transition and will be on a Saturday in April, date and location are still to be determined.

The Northwest Science Expo System

2015 Team Oregon

2015 Team Oregon
Team Oregon is comprised of the top winners from the
regional fairs and state fair that compete at Intel ISEF.

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.

Adult Sponsor and Project registration Open

Online Registration is open, there are still a few fair dates to be determined.

2016 Intel ISEF forms

I am working on updating the site for the 2016 fair season, the new Intel ISEF forms can currently be found in the Document library. Project registration will be open by the end of the week.

2015 Team OR winners at Intel ISEF

Team OR winners at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair May 2015

Special awards

Innovation Exploration Award

From the first rocket research in 1936, to the first US satellite in 1958, to the many missions to learn about Venus, Neptune, Jupiter and most recently the Mars Curiosity Lander in 2012, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology (Caltech), is a place where science, technology and engineering intermix. JPL produces iconic robotic space explorers sent to every corner of the solar system, helping us discover how the universe, the solar system, and life formed and evolved. JPL was established in 1944 by Caltech, one of the world's premier scientific and technical universities whose mission is to expand human knowledge and benefit society through research integrated with education.

Innovation Exploration Award, California Institute of Technology

Intel NWSE high school press release

Friday's fair was a great success due to our sponsors, volunteers, teachers and students. Sahil Veeramoney and Joan Hady both sophomores at Oregon Episcopal School were selected as Best of Fair. The attachments have the full press release and award list.

High school fair physical addresses

Friday's fair is held in the Smith Memorial Student Union of the 3rd floor. The street address is 1825 SW Broadway, Portland 97201. Parking Structure 3 between 12th and 13th has the most availability for parking and is convenient for the award ceremony in Hoffman Hall at 1833 SW 11th.

2015 Intel Northwest Science Expo Middle School Awards

March 20, 2015 at Portland State University 561 students presented 435 projects. 265 awards were earned. Best of Fairs were awarded to Jessica Yu of Highland Park Summa Program for her project titled "No Child Left Behind-A Novel System to Prevent Vehicular Hyperthermia in Children" and to Malia Masterson of Cascade Heights Public Charter School for her project titled "Do Middle School Students Comprehend Informational Text Better on Hard Copy of on an E Reader" Best of Fair is sponsored by Kumon of Hillsboro and Cedar Mill. All Best of Category and First place winners in grades 6-8 also receive nominations to the Broadcom Masters Competition.

See the attached file for the complete listing. 

Display and Safety Regulations

Please review the Display and Safety regulations before attending the fair.

Peter Stott Center street address

The physical address for the Peter Stott Center is 930 SW Hall, Portland OR 97201, however the best source of parking is in Parking Structure 3 between 12th and 13th. During set-up of projects we will have some loading zone passes so you can drop off posters and then park. Please visit the PSU Getting Around page for personalized directions.

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