2016 Intel NWSE Middle School Awards

April 23, 2016 the 33rd Annual Intel Northwest Science Expo was held at Liberty High School in Hillsboro. 402 students were registered for the event and 256 awards were given out. Jimmy Plumleigh of Bend Science Station and Anushka Naiknaware of Summa Stoller were our Best of Fair Winners.

Best of Awards

Special Award Award Sponsor Title Student List Organization Adult Sponsor
Middle School Best of Fair Kumon of Hillsboro and Cedar Mill Cystic Fibrosis Diagnosis Through Light Blue Towel Bleaching Jimmy Plumleigh Bend Science Station   Danny Martin
Middle School Best of Fair Kumon of Hillsboro and Cedar Mill Chitosan and Carbon Nanoparticle based Biocompatible Sensor for Wound Management Anushka Naiknaware Summa Stoller   Pam Svenson
Best of Category in Animal Science Glen Teague Memorial Effects of Temperature on Jumping Performance of Invasive American Bullfrogs (Lithobates catesbiena) at Different Developmental Stages Raven Dow-Hygelund Bend Science Station   Danny Martin
Best of Category in Behavioral and Social Science Portland Alcohol Research Center at OHSU & VAMC Sequential vs Simultaneous Emma Baughman Rachel Carson Environmental Middle School   Rebecca Hall
Best of Category in Chemistry The Bilow Group - Lake Oswego, OR Which species of angiosperm tree leaves contain the most extractable cellulose, using laboratory sodium hydroxide pulping techniques? Medha Kumar Summa Meadow  Kynah Atwood
Best of Category in Consumer Product Testing Eclipse Technologies Scoby's Sweet Tooth Harper Smith Bend Science Station   Danny Martin
Best of Category in Earth Science Glen Teague Memorial Aerosol Injections - Even More Expensive than Scientists Thought Ryan Westcott, Katie Reveno Oregon Episcopal Middle School   Ryan Holland
Best of Category in Energy Dr. Larry Sherman Creating a device that improves the overall efficiency of a solar panel. Isabella Grundseth Summa Whitford   Carolee Dearborn
Best of Category in Engineering Ralph M Cohen Consultancy How can parking sensors at the front of a car be made more cheap as and assessible in different situations? Catherine Lee Summa Cedar   Winter Chung
Best of Category in Engineering: Mechanical and Materials Ralph M Cohen Consultancy Chitosan and Carbon Nanoparticle based Biocompatible Sensor for Wound Management Anushka Naiknaware Summa Stoller   Pam Svenson
Best of Category in Environmental Science Tualatin River Watershed Council Analysis of Correlation Patterns Among Active Fires, Ozone, Acid Rain, and Other Forms of Pollution Using Principal Component Analysis Rupert Li Summa Cedar   Winter Chung
Best of Category in Mathematics and Computer Science Kumon of Hillsboro and Cedar Mill Using Stylometry to Authenticate Students' Writing Arushi Mantri Summa Stoller   Pam Svenson
Best of Category in Medicine and Health Oregon Health and Sciences University Cystic Fibrosis Diagnosis Through Light Blue Towel Bleaching Jimmy Plumleigh Bend Science Station   Danny Martin
Best of Category in Microbiology The Fitzpatrick Company Organic vs Nonorganic: Antimicrobial Resistance Found in Poultry Natalie Wang ACCESS Academy   Alfonso Garcia Arriola
Best of Category in Physics: Electromagnetic Claude and Florence Zeller What are the optimal settings for a Kelvin Generator? Adam Jones Meadow Park Middle School   Kynah Atwood
Best of Category in Physics: Mechanical Claude and Florence Zeller How does the Density of One Material Affect how much Sound has been Insulated or Diffracted? Eric Tran Summa Whitford   Carolee Dearborn
Best of Category in Plant Science Columbia Willamette Chapter of Sigma Xi The Effect of E-cigarettes On Plant Growth Layaal Khellah, Salma Abdukadir Islamic School of Portland   Nura Elmagbari

 

Category Awards

Category Place Title Student List Organization Adult Sponsor
Animal Sciences First Place Does the height of the a-frame and dogwalk affect the accuracy of a dog? Madison Edmunds Summa Meadow    Kynah Atwood
Animal Sciences Second Place An Analysis on the Reaction of Horses to Naturally Occurring and Synthesized Horse Calls Julie Chen, Becca Bingham, Janie Lapray Leslie Middle School   Michael Rockow
Animal Sciences Second Place How does the change between color and shape of an object in someones peripheral vision affect the angle at which Drew Field Summa Whitford   Carolee Dearborn
Animal Sciences Third Place Biofluorescense In Nature - The Response of Pelomdusa subrufa to Fluouresence Fatima BrothersonErriche Islamic School of Portland   Nura Elmagbari
Animal Sciences Honorable Mention Operation: ChickenGlow Andrew Fronza Mark Twain Middle School   Daniel Jamsa
Animal Sciences Honorable Mention Birds and Ultraviolet light Patrick Jamsa Mark Twain Middle School   Daniel Jamsa
Animal Sciences Honorable Mention Twist Tracker Tessa Connor Class Academy   Jaime Mitchell
Behavioral and Social Science First Place The Happiness Project Lauren Hurley Wood Middle School   Sarah Haefner
Behavioral and Social Science First Place Reaction Time and Multitasking, Who's Better? Youth, Teens or Adults? Aadil Mohamed Islamic School of Portland   Nura Elmagbari
Behavioral and Social Science Second Place The Einstellung Effect on Chess Players Nancy Wu ACCESS Academy   Alfonso Garcia Arriola
Behavioral and Social Science Second Place There is no truth. There is only perception. Chloe Unflat Robert Gray Middle School   David Wages
Behavioral and Social Science Second Place The Gender Gap Sanya Surya Meadow Park Middle School   Kynah Atwood
Behavioral and Social Science Third Place Running with Confidence Mia Middleton Rachel Carson Environmental Middle School   Rebecca Hall
Behavioral and Social Science Third Place Spatial Awareness and Memory: Does Gender Matter? Hannah Goodman Rosemont Ridge Middle School   Jessamyn Van Hook
Behavioral and Social Science Third Place Natural and Unnatural Food Dyes According to Personal Preference Ella Anderson, Lindsay Wells Oregon Trail Academy   Georgi Harris
Behavioral and Social Science Third Place How Smartphones Affect Your Sense of Time Indigo Paris Robert Gray Middle School   David Wages
Behavioral and Social Science Honorable Mention Mnemonics Maya Malka Bridlemile Elementary School   Larry Sherman
Behavioral and Social Science Honorable Mention Don't Judge a Gift by its Wrapping Roxanne Buehler Bridlemile Elementary School   Larry Sherman
Behavioral and Social Science Honorable Mention The Smell of Success Ulfet Tayba Islamic School of Portland   Nura Elmagbari
Behavioral and Social Science Honorable Mention The effect of Multi-tasking Kayah Ryerson Summa Meadow   Kynah Atwood
Behavioral and Social Science Honorable Mention Video Games to Manual Dexterity Mason Swanson Heritage Middle School   Karl Topping
Behavioral and Social Science Honorable Mention The Power of Suggestion Parker McKasson Heritage Middle School   Karl Topping
Chemistry First Place Testing the Level of Vitamin C in Different Fruits & Vegetables Mahmood Jawad Oregon Islamic Academy   Yusef Shari'ati
Chemistry First Place Creating an Efficient Renewable Energy Source Using a PEMFC, Water Electrolysis and Shewanella Spp. Rohan Wagh Summa Stoller   Pam Svenson
Chemistry Second Place Sip Sip, Pure? - Why lead and water shouldn't party Aphaf Alattar, Maysa AbuSneineh, Rawdah Hegazy Baker Web Academy   Manar Alattar
Chemistry Second Place How Do Different Solvents Affect the Rf Values of Ink When Using Paper Chromatography? Jacob Slifka Banks Middle School   Tony Richeson
Chemistry Second Place What Temperature Of Water Makes Alka-Seltzer Dissolve Faster Madeline Vandehey Banks Middle School   Tony Richeson
Chemistry Third Place How does the temperature of water that tea rests in affect the amount of caffeine extracted? Shota Wetlesen Summa Whitford   Carolee Dearborn
Chemistry Third Place Under the Sea Sunny Karbowicz Winterhaven Middle School   Jay Dyer
Chemistry Third Place Catchy Chlorine Anna Roy Blanchet Catholic School   Gail Armstrong
Chemistry Third Place In Search Of The Chewiest Chew Mimi Papathanasopoulos St. Mary Catholic School   Michelle Heuberger
Chemistry Honorable Mention Rocketology Rory Wood, Grace Kulla, Iris Thompson Oregon Trail Academy   Georgi Harris
Chemistry Honorable Mention What Makes Ice Melt the Fastest? Fatima Bhuiyan Oregon Islamic Academy   Yusef Shari'ati
Chemistry Honorable Mention Staying Hot on Hand Warmer Technology Sejal Goud Summa Stoller   Pam Svenson
Chemistry Honorable Mention As the Cookie Crumbles Cameron Wilder Valley Catholic Middle School   Sarah Zinzer
Chemistry Honorable Mention Tests in Moisturizers Gwyneth Bao Class Academy   Jaime Mitchell
Chemistry Honorable Mention Preventing Fruit from Browning Clara Donohue Cedar Park Middle School   Winter Chung
Consumer Products Testing First Place How Effective Are Different SPF's of Sunscreen When Exposed to UVB Light Greta Ferguson, Alexa Tsai Oregon Episcopal Middle School   Ryan Holland
Consumer Products Testing First Place How Does the Number of SPF Affect Ultraviolet Transfer? Daniel Page Rosemont Ridge Middle School   Doug Samarron
Consumer Products Testing Second Place Nitrates in Water Justus Gabriel Rachel Carson Environmental Middle School   Rebecca Hall
Consumer Products Testing Second Place Soap Scum Busters: Assessing Soap Scum Removal Effectiveness by Light Transmittance Muhammad Faks, Yousif Ibrahim Oregon Islamic Academy   Yusef Shari'ati
Consumer Products Testing Second Place Effectiveness of Concussion Bands Ani Posner Robert Gray Middle School   David Wages
Consumer Products Testing Third Place Nailed It! A Correlation between the Price of Red Nail Polish and its Quality Rabha Reda Oregon Islamic Academy   Yusef Shari'ati
Consumer Products Testing Third Place Keeping Your Pearly Whites Pearly! DIY Toothpaste or Store Bought? Muhammad Gilliard Islamic School of Portland   Nura Elmagbari
Consumer Products Testing Third Place Conduction Production MacKenzie Thomas-Graves Blanchet Catholic School   Gail Armstrong
Consumer Products Testing Honorable Mention Face Off: DIY vs Store Bought Makup Remover Jannah Khamis, Asiyah Ali Islamic School of Portland   Nura Elmagbari
Consumer Products Testing Honorable Mention Natural vs. Chemical Stain Removers Molly Piszczek Highland Park Summa Program   Jeffrey Locke
Consumer Products Testing Honorable Mention Hot Stuff Elsa Heidrich Highland Park Summa Program   Jeffrey Locke
Earth Science First Place How does particulate matter impact sky glow? Hannah Witscher ACCESS Academy   Alfonso Garcia Arriola
Earth Science First Place How does the amount of grass in a plot of land affect the amount of erosion? Madison Gadbaw Summa Whitford   Carolee Dearborn
Earth Science Second Place Cratering: The Effects of Velocity and Angle of Impact Daniel Anderson Carden Cascade Academy   Todd Anderson
Earth Science Second Place Avalanche! Isabella Engblom Meadow Park Middle School   Kynah Atwood
Earth Science Third Place Tsunami! Maddy Pierson Leslie Middle School   Michael Rockow
Earth Science Third Place The Effect of Ocean Acidification on the Shells of Shellfish Lila Schweinfurth, Grace Armstrong, Natalia Pantuso Oregon Episcopal Middle School   Ryan Holland
Earth Science Third Place Does the average temperature and amount of rainfall during summer affect the amount of snowfall in the winter? Elena Woo Summa Cedar   Winter Chung
Earth Science Third Place At what angle should a building be built, so that it best resists the effects of a Tsunami? Suhani Goyal Summa Stoller   Pam Svenson
Energy First Place Bio Methane Generator Sydney Bruton, Gigi Schweitzer Rosemont Ridge Middle School   Theresa Ellis
Energy First Place A Highly Efficient Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Hydrogen Fuel Cell Nayan Murthy Catlin Gabel School   Anand Murthy
Energy Second Place Is seawater an effective electrolyte in generating oxyhydrogen John Cost Banks Middle School   Tony Richeson
Energy Second Place Using a Bike to Create Electricity John Nagler Athey Creek Middle School   Stephen Walsh
Energy Second Place Amplified Solar Energy Izak Schmidlkofer St. Mary Catholic School   Michelle Heuberger
Energy Third Place A Study of Electric Power Wasted by Idle Chargers Nia Nasiri Summa Stoller   Pam Svenson
Energy Third Place Micro-Hydropower Michael Culp Wood Middle School   Sarah Haefner
Energy Third Place Global Warming in a Bottle Cielo Chavez Blanchet Catholic School   Gail Armstrong
Energy Third Place Rainwater Power Generator Jack Mustonen, Ben Mustonen Holy Trinity School   Jill Carter
Energy Honorable Mention H2, Oh? Benjamin Tracy Rachel Carson Environmental Middle School   Rebecca Hall
Energy Honorable Mention Energy From Soil Andrew Gewecke, Zoe Strothkamp Oregon Episcopal Middle School   Ryan Holland
Energy Honorable Mention Chicken Water Insulation Charlie Armstrong Whitford Middle School   Robin Schroeder
Energy Honorable Mention The Power of Graphene Jennifer D'Silva Summa Stoller   Pam Svenson
Energy Honorable Mention What is the best type of chemical reaction to power a pneumatic engine? Sethu Eapen Cedar Park Middle School   Winter Chung
Energy Honorable Mention Potato Electricity Joseph Currier Carden Cascade Academy   Elizabeth Sowles
Engineering First Place How Does the Surface Area of a Vortex Generator Set effect the Stall Angle of an Airfoil? Nick Surina Lake Oswego Junior High   Joe Godfrey
Engineering Second Place EZ Mattress Pad Anneka Wedell Oregon Trail Academy   Georgi Harris
Engineering Second Place The Hovercraft Weston Tournay Mark Twain Middle School   Daniel Jamsa
Engineering Second Place Low cost aerospace solution Kenneth Browder Summa Meadow Kynah Atwood
Engineering Third Place Save the Egg Katy Morris, Kiara Martinelli Leslie Middle School   Michael Rockow
Engineering Third Place How can we best design a maglev train and track to hold its weight and remain well balanced? Timothy Shortell Summa Cedar   Winter Chung
Engineering Third Place Improved Nightlight Stephanie Bashoury Inza R. Wood Middle School   Alexandra Feuerstein
Engineering Third Place Lift Emily Becher Highland Park Summa Program   Jeffrey Locke
Engineering Honorable Mention Pedal Power Hayden Wierman Athey Creek Middle School   Ian Stober
Engineering: Mechanical and Materials First Place Can Plastic Be Recycled to Become Filament for 3D Printing? Neel Jain Rosemont Ridge Middle School   Peter Hays
Engineering: Mechanical and Materials First Place Designing a Portable Moss Filtration System Jacquie Molloseau Oregon Episcopal Middle School   Ryan Holland
Engineering: Mechanical and Materials Second Place Developing an Environmentally Smart Shower Anya Anand ACCESS Academy   Alfonso Garcia Arriola
Engineering: Mechanical and Materials Second Place Engineering Piezoelectric Devices for Self Transportation Devan Thakkar Oregon Episcopal Middle School   Ryan Holland
Engineering: Mechanical and Materials Second Place Please Enter:Linear Magnetic Accelerator Justin LeBlanc Athey Creek Middle School   Ian Stober
Engineering: Mechanical and Materials Third Place Boarding School Gareth Cooper Rachel Carson Environmental Middle School   Rebecca Hall
Engineering: Mechanical and Materials Third Place Build a Football Helmet that Can Stand Up to Impact and Prevent Concussions Matt Greyerbiehl Athey Creek Middle School   Stephen Walsh
Engineering: Mechanical and Materials Third Place Can I climb a wall using vacuums? Noah Yamashiro Summa Meadow  Kynah Atwood
Engineering: Mechanical and Materials Third Place Hands On! Allie Surprise Highland Park Summa Program   Jeffrey Locke
Engineering: Mechanical and Materials Honorable Mention Can I create a sensor that accurately measures pressure and temperature, stores the data on a micro-SD card, and fits Alex Fryer Summa Whitford   Carolee Dearborn
Engineering: Mechanical and Materials Honorable Mention The Purr-fect Cat Soren Ofstie, Tamzyn Pendleton Oregon Trail Academy   Georgi Harris
Engineering: Mechanical and Materials Honorable Mention Cool It Computer! Yoonis Ali Islamic School of Portland   Nura Elmagbari
Engineering: Mechanical and Materials Honorable Mention Bridge The Gap Anish Lagudu Class Academy   Jaime Mitchell
Engineering: Mechanical and Materials Honorable Mention It's Raining, It's Pouring, and Buildings are Corroding Emma Sells Heritage Middle School   Karl Topping
Engineering: Mechanical and Materials Honorable Mention Wi-Fi: Covering Distances Dylan Maude Heritage Middle School   Karl Topping
Engineering: Mechanical and Materials Honorable Mention Creating an Emergency Lockdown System Using Voice Recognition Rhiannon Briggs Highland Park Summa Program   Jeffrey Locke
Environmental Science First Place Thirsty? How about a Cup of Ocean Water? Azeezah Acar, Huda Basharow Oregon Islamic Academy   Yusef Shari'ati
Environmental Science First Place Predicting the Distribution of Three Endangered Species in Oregon using R, Random Forests, and Statistical Analysis Techniques Nashita Rahman Summa Cedar   Winter Chung
Environmental Science Second Place Preparing for the big one: Water in crisis: Home drinking water analysis for an eathquake Clark Vowels Bridlemile Elementary School   Larry Sherman
Environmental Science Second Place Mycelium Flowing Maeve Eynard St. Pius X School   Teresa Sebert
Environmental Science Second Place To Drink or Not to Drink, That is the Question Laura Cooksey, Elsa Buchholz Valley Catholic Middle School   Sarah Zinzer
Environmental Science Third Place Too Much of a Good Thing? Manar Abdeljawad Islamic School of Portland   Nura Elmagbari
Environmental Science Third Place How does the base layer in a bioswale affect its effectiveness in filtering water? Jake Davis Meadow Park Middle School   Kynah Atwood
Environmental Science Third Place Does Urban Life Affect Skyglow? Penelope Spurr Lake Oswego Junior High   Joe Godfrey
Environmental Science Third Place How Effective are Different Structures and Configurations in Minimizing the Damage Caused by a Tsunami ? Vipanchi Mungara Carden Cascade Academy   Archana Mungara
Environmental Science Honorable Mention Don't Dump! Brennan Lukas Rachel Carson Environmental Middle School   Rebecca Hall
Environmental Science Honorable Mention Filtering Air Aammya Sapra Summa Stoller   Pam Svenson
Environmental Science Honorable Mention Nephrolepis Exaltata: The Key To Healthier Homes? Alice Kang, Kyra Allen Wood Middle School   Sarah Haefner
Environmental Science Honorable Mention Is it possible to utilize Vibrio Fischeri as a quick and inexpensive biosensor for flame retardant pollution levels in aquatic Arjun Jain Summa Meadow  Kynah Atwood
Mathematics and Computer Science First Place The world's smartest sleep system Nisala Kalupahana Evergreen Middle School   Susan Weidkamp
Mathematics and Computer Science First Place To Phi or Not to Phi Katherine Gomes Yamhill Carlton School District   Lisa Jacobs
Mathematics and Computer Science Second Place Not Just a Pretty Face Grace Armstrong Yamhill Carlton School District   Lisa Jacobs
Mathematics and Computer Science Second Place Creating a Computer Algorithm for Determining the Difficulty of a Piano Piece Caleb Chan Summa Meadow Kynah Atwood
Mathematics and Computer Science Second Place How can I improve the accuracy of a gesture recognition program? Marcel Kida Meadow Park Middle School   Kynah Atwood
Mathematics and Computer Science Third Place Branching Patterns Alan Kappler Carden Cascade Academy   Elizabeth Kappler
Mathematics and Computer Science Third Place Fulfill the protein requirements of a team of four astronauts for a mission to Mars lasting about two and a Sophia Erickson Summa Whitford   Carolee Dearborn
Mathematics and Computer Science Third Place How to Build Safer Cars Mostafa Osman Oregon Islamic Academy   Yusef Shari'ati
Mathematics and Computer Science Third Place Communication App for the Deaf Kanthi Karumbu Summa Stoller   Pam Svenson
Mathematics and Computer Science Honorable Mention A Sense of Security; Designing a Cost Effective Human Movement Motion Sensor Zareef Amyeen Summa Stoller   Pam Svenson
Mathematics and Computer Science Honorable Mention Is it possible for a computer program to learn basic functions on its own? Jalen Chrysos Meadow Park Middle School   Kynah Atwood
Mathematics and Computer Science Honorable Mention EV3 Printer Claire Wong Holy Trinity School   Jill Carter
Medicine and Health Sciences First Place Playground Injuries Nina Frias Bridlemile Elementary School   Larry Sherman
Medicine and Health Sciences First Place The Anemiapp: An App That Can Detect Anemia Mithra Karamchedu Summa Stoller   Pam Svenson
Medicine and Health Sciences Second Place Pain Distraction Morgan Miller Bridlemile Elementary School   Larry Sherman
Medicine and Health Sciences Second Place A Low-Budget Look at DNA Charge Lucas Braun Summa Whitford   Carolee Dearborn
Medicine and Health Sciences Second Place Factors Affecting Enzyme Activity Audrey Saing Highland Park Summa Program   Jeffrey Locke
Medicine and Health Sciences Third Place Does Use of Electronic Devices Affect Sleep Patterns in Young Adolescents? Alanna Sherman Robert Gray Middle School   David Wages
Medicine and Health Sciences Third Place The Effect of Reward and Punishment on BP and Heart Rate in Children Sumayah Nuradin Islamic School of Portland   Nura Elmagbari
Medicine and Health Sciences Third Place Comparing the Protein Sequences of Different Influenza Virus Strains to Determine Why the Influenza Vaccine Doesn't Always Work Dhruthi Mandavilli Roosevelt Middle School   Bhaskar Mandavilli
Medicine and Health Sciences Third Place Are concussions in soccer preventable? Lucy Vanveldhuisen Cedar Park Middle School   Winter Chung
Medicine and Health Sciences Honorable Mention Now That's Using Your Head William Findlay ACCESS Academy   Alfonso Garcia Arriola
Medicine and Health Sciences Honorable Mention The Effect of Music on Memory Retention Eleanor Potter Robert Gray Middle School   David Wages
Medicine and Health Sciences Honorable Mention Early Detection of Juvenile Diabetes Rohan Ahluwalia Summa Stoller   Pam Svenson
Medicine and Health Sciences Honorable Mention Estrogen Effects Briggs Moore Wood Middle School   Sarah Haefner
Medicine and Health Sciences Honorable Mention Color Fonts Effect on Memory Retention Grace Thomas Heritage Middle School   Karl Topping
Medicine and Health Sciences Honorable Mention SmartGuard Christopher Ishac Holy Trinity School   Jill Carter
Microbiology First Place Growth of bacteria on Mars like media Jack Conde Bend Science Station   Danny Martin
Microbiology First Place Which Antibiotics Do Bacteria Evolve to Become Resistant to quickest? Will Leonard Summa Cedar   Winter Chung
Microbiology Second Place Yeast Viability Maggie Kelly Mark Twain Middle School   Daniel Jamsa
Microbiology Second Place Slime Molds and How they Can be Used to Solve The Minimum Spanning Tree Problem Matthew Westley Summa Stoller   Pam Svenson
Microbiology Second Place Optimization of Biogenic Silica Production by Diatom Navicula Dev Udata Valley Catholic Middle School   Sarah Zinzer
Microbiology Third Place The Power Of Enzymes Claire Novak St. Paul Parochial School   Jonathon Williams
Microbiology Third Place Into the gauntlet Fiona Lewis Winterhaven Middle School   Jay Dyer
Microbiology Third Place What Kills Mold? Jacob McClelland Athey Creek Middle School   Stephen Walsh
Microbiology Third Place Yeast Feasts Carter Thomas Gardiner Middle School   Rebecca Thomas
Microbiology Honorable Mention The effectiveness on the garlic on the prevention of bacterial growth Abdulkadir Tayba Islamic School of Portland   Nura Elmagbari
Microbiology Honorable Mention How does the temperature of the initial rising environment affect the height of bread? Amy Wang, Alyssa Seibt Lake Oswego Junior High   Joe Godfrey
Physics: Electromagnetic First Place Introduction to Radio Astronomy Vishwesh Krishnamurthy Carden Cascade Academy   Rajeshwaran Krishnamurthy
Physics: Electromagnetic First Place Impact of Voltage On Ion Engine Output John Madland McKinley Elementary School   Jennifer Madland
Physics: Electromagnetic Second Place Light Wave Signal Lui Blomberg Wood Middle School   Amanda Stewart
Physics: Electromagnetic Second Place Theh Effects of Power on Interference Patterns Keishi Vannithambya Summa Stoller   Pam Svenson
Physics: Electromagnetic Second Place How does changing the length, cross sectional area, and temperature of wire affect the resistance of the wire? Doris Yang Lake Oswego Junior High   Joe Godfrey
Physics: Electromagnetic Third Place A Virtual Reality Kaitlyn Grosh Cascades Academy of Central Oregon   Anne-Marie Eklund
Physics: Electromagnetic Third Place The Value Of A Penny Battery V.S. A AA Battery Malek Hodroj Robert Gray Middle School   David Wages
Physics: Electromagnetic Third Place Factors That Affect Electromagnetic Generator Output Krishna Saxena Summa Stoller   Pam Svenson
Physics: Electromagnetic Third Place Salt Water Electricity Ria Debnath Valley Catholic Middle School   Sarah Zinzer
Physics: Electromagnetic Honorable Mention Does Temperature Affect the refraction of a Laser? Chase Harmon, Andrew Shelofsky Rosemont Ridge Middle School   Doug Samarron
Physics: Electromagnetic Honorable Mention Dia-bolical Magnetic Levitation Logan Wilson Mark Twain Middle School   Daniel Jamsa
Physics: Electromagnetic Honorable Mention Mirror, Mirror Isabella Davison Heritage Middle School   Karl Topping
Physics: Electromagnetic Honorable Mention V vs A Maximus Molyneux Blanchet Catholic School   Gail Armstrong
Physics: Mechanical First Place Swinging Around Meher Khan Valley Catholic Middle School   Sarah Zinzer
Physics: Mechanical First Place The Magnus Effect Trek Eriksson Highland Park Summa Program   Jeffrey Locke
Physics: Mechanical Second Place How do objects react to different speeds of wind next to them? Maansi Singh Summa Cedar   Winter Chung
Physics: Mechanical Second Place Poiseuille's Law under Clinical Conditions Trent Wigod Heritage Middle School   Karl Topping
Physics: Mechanical Second Place Impact analysis of reed thickness on saxophone intonation Jay Heymann Lakeridge Junior High School   Bob Heymann
Physics: Mechanical Third Place Effect of gunpowder amount on bullet accuracy Fiona Bolen Robert Gray Middle School   David Wages
Physics: Mechanical Third Place Burn, baby, burn! Michaela Cheechov Winterhaven Middle School   Jay Dyer
Physics: Mechanical Third Place How Does the Kinetic Friction of a Surface Affect the Distance a Soccer Ball Rolls? Lauren Joyce, Avery Holmes Lake Oswego Junior High   Joe Godfrey
Physics: Mechanical Third Place Permeability Coefficient (Darcy's Law) Kara Ng Highland Park Summa Program   Jeffrey Locke
Physics: Mechanical Honorable Mention Full of Hot Air Griffin Jourda Winterhaven Middle School   Jay Dyer
Physics: Mechanical Honorable Mention Elastic Collision of Turf versus Grass Genae Vanek Cascade Heights Public Charter School   Melanie Adams
Plant Sciences First Place Buttercrunch's Favorite Food: Growing Lettuce in Varying Aquaponic Systems Teaghan Knox Bend Science Station   Danny Martin
Plant Sciences First Place Will Vegetables Grow Better on Martian Soil Simulant As Compared to Earth Soil? Kate Sousley Athey Creek Middle School   Stephen Walsh
Plant Sciences Second Place The Effect of Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Probiotic Bacteria on Plants in Flood and Drought Conditions Nishaant Sistla ACCESS Academy   Alfonso Garcia Arriola
Plant Sciences Second Place Which Light Source Makes the Healthiest Bioluminescent Algae Sofia Stone, Annie Watson Oregon Episcopal Middle School   Ryan Holland
Plant Sciences Second Place Examining the Effect of Organic Fertilizer on a Sunflower Ave Gray Whitford Middle School   Robin Schroeder
Plant Sciences Third Place Hydroponics versus Organic Soil: Which technique is more effective when growing medicinal plants? Navyatha Buddi Meadow Park Middle School   Kynah Atwood
Plant Sciences Third Place Hydroponics an End to Food Deserts Cydney Stables St. Matthew School   Robert Read
Plant Sciences Honorable Mention Can You Use Less Water When Its Hotter? Brian Kennedy, Luca Capriotti St. Pius X School   Teresa Sebert
Plant Sciences Honorable Mention Is hydroponics an efficient method of urban agriculture? Jonas Larson Meadow Park Middle School   Kynah Atwood
Plant Sciences Honorable Mention The effect of magnetic fields on bean plant growth McKenzie Grisham Lake Oswego Junior High   Joe Godfrey
Plant Sciences Honorable Mention Is Bigger Always Better? Meiling Masterson Cascade Heights Public Charter School   Janice Venture

Special Awards

Special Award Award Sponsor Title Student List Organization Adult Sponsor
Outstanding Project in an Atmospheric Science Exhibit American Meteorological Society Water = Energy Kaitlyn Dobler Rachel Carson Environmental Middle School   Rebecca Hall
Outstanding Project in an Atmospheric Science Exhibit American Meteorological Society Does the average temperature and amount of rainfall during summer affect the amount of snowfall in the winter? Elena Woo Summa Cedar   Winter Chung
Outstanding Project in an Atmospheric Science Exhibit American Meteorological Society Analysis of Correlation Patterns Among Active Fires, Ozone, Acid Rain, and Other Forms of Pollution Using Principal Component Analysis Rupert Li Summa Cedar   Winter Chung
Outstanding Project in an Atmospheric Science Exhibit American Meteorological Society Does Urban Life Affect Skyglow? Penelope Spurr Lake Oswego Junior High   Joe Godfrey
Outstanding Project in an Atmospheric Science Exhibit American Meteorological Society Rainwater Power Generator Jack Mustonen, Ben Mustonen Holy Trinity School   Jill Carter
Outstanding Research in Psychology American Psychological Association The Einstellung Effect on Chess Players Nancy Wu ACCESS Academy   Alfonso Garcia Arriola
Outstanding Research in Psychology American Psychological Association There is no truth. There is only perception. Chloe Unflat Robert Gray Middle School   David Wages
Outstanding Research in Psychology American Psychological Association The Happiness Project Lauren Hurley Wood Middle School   Sarah Haefner
Army Outstanding Middle School Project Army Research Office, U.S. Army How to Build Safer Cars Mostafa Osman Oregon Islamic Academy   Yusef Shari'ati
Outstanding Geoscience Project Association Of Women Geoscientists How does particulate matter impact sky glow? Hannah Witscher ACCESS Academy   Alfonso Garcia Arriola
Outstanding Geoscience Project Association Of Women Geoscientists How does the amount of grass in a plot of land affect the amount of erosion? Madison Gadbaw Summa Whitford   Carolee Dearborn
Outstanding Geoscience Project Association Of Women Geoscientists At what angle should a building be built, so that it best resists the effects of a Tsunami? Suhani Goyal Summa Stoller   Pam Svenson
IEEE Special Awards IEEE Oregon How does the change between color and shape of an object in someones peripheral vision affect the angle at which Drew Field Summa Whitford   Carolee Dearborn
IEEE Special Awards IEEE Oregon How can parking sensors at the front of a car be made more cheap as and assessible in different situations? Catherine Lee Summa Cedar   Winter Chung
IEEE Special Awards IEEE Oregon Comparing the Efficiencies of Multiple Substrates during the Electrolysis of Water using a Galvanic Electrochemical Cell Sachin Pillai Summa Stoller   Pam Svenson
IEEE Special Awards IEEE Oregon How can I improve the accuracy of a gesture recognition program? Marcel Kida Summa Meadow Kynah Atwood
IEEE Special Awards IEEE Oregon SmartGuard Christopher Ishac Holy Trinity School   Jill Carter
IEEE Special Awards IEEE Oregon EV3 Printer Claire Wong Holy Trinity School   Jill Carter
Outstanding Aquatic Related Environmental Science Project Lake Oswego Corporation Don't Dump! Brennan Lukas Rachel Carson Environmental Middle School   Rebecca Hall
Mu Alpha Theta Award Mu Alpha Theta Branching Patterns Alan Kappler Carden Cascade Academy   Elizabeth Kappler
Taking the Pulse of the Planet National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ocean Acidification Ashley Newbore, Kat Oswald Rosemont Ridge Middle School   Theresa Ellis
Naval Excellence in Science and Engineering Award Office of Naval Research, US Navy and Marine Corps Branching Patterns Alan Kappler Carden Cascade Academy   Elizabeth Kappler
Naval Excellence in Science and Engineering Award Office of Naval Research, US Navy and Marine Corps Fulfill the protein requirements of a team of four astronauts for a mission to Mars lasting about two and a Sophia Erickson Summa Whitford   Carolee Dearborn
Naval Excellence in Science and Engineering Award Office of Naval Research, US Navy and Marine Corps Python to Robot Makana Burch Oregon Episcopal Middle School   Ryan Holland
Naval Excellence in Science and Engineering Award Office of Naval Research, US Navy and Marine Corps The Anemiapp: An App That Can Detect Anemia Mithra Karamchedu Summa Stoller   Pam Svenson
Naval Excellence in Science and Engineering Award Office of Naval Research, US Navy and Marine Corps Micro-Hydropower Michael Culp Wood Middle School   Sarah Haefner
Naval Excellence in Science and Engineering Award Office of Naval Research, US Navy and Marine Corps Creating a Computer Algorithm for Determining the Difficulty of a Piano Piece Caleb Chan Summa Meadow Kynah Atwood
Naval Excellence in Science and Engineering Award Office of Naval Research, US Navy and Marine Corps Introduction to Radio Astronomy Vishwesh Krishnamurthy Carden Cascade Academy   Rajeshwaran Krishnamurthy
Naval Excellence in Science and Engineering Award Office of Naval Research, US Navy and Marine Corps Creating an Emergency Lockdown System Using Voice Recognition Rhiannon Briggs Highland Park Summa Program   Jeffrey Locke
Tom Owen Award for Excellence in Statistics Oregon Chapter of the American Statistical Association Scoby's Sweet Tooth Harper Smith Bend Science Station   Danny Martin
Tom Owen Award for Excellence in Statistics Oregon Chapter of the American Statistical Association Predicting the Distribution of Three Endangered Species in Oregon using R, Random Forests, and Statistical Analysis Techniques Nashita Rahman Summa Cedar   Winter Chung
Tom Owen Award for Excellence in Statistics Oregon Chapter of the American Statistical Association Analysis of Correlation Patterns Among Active Fires, Ozone, Acid Rain, and Other Forms of Pollution Using Principal Component Analysis Rupert Li Summa Cedar   Winter Chung
Outstanding Natural Resources Science Project Pacific NW Research Station, USDA Forest Service Predicting the Distribution of Three Endangered Species in Oregon using R, Random Forests, and Statistical Analysis Techniques Nashita Rahman Summa Cedar   Winter Chung
Outstanding Air Quality Project Southwest Clean Air Agency Analysis of Correlation Patterns Among Active Fires, Ozone, Acid Rain, and Other Forms of Pollution Using Principal Component Analysis Rupert Li Summa Cedar   Winter Chung
Outstanding Science or Engineering Project U.S. Air Force Engineering Piezoelectric Devices for Self Transportation Devan Thakkar Oregon Episcopal Middle School   Ryan Holland
Outstanding Science or Engineering Project U.S. Air Force How can parking sensors at the front of a car be made more cheap as and assessible in different situations? Catherine Lee Summa Cedar   Winter Chung
Outstanding Science or Engineering Project U.S. Air Force What is the best type of chemical reaction to power a pneumatic engine? Sethu Eapen Cedar Park Middle School   Winter Chung
Outstanding Science or Engineering Project U.S. Air Force Airbrella Hunter Lehman Cascade Heights Public Charter School   Melanie Adams
Outstanding Project in Water Quality U.S. Geological Survey, Oregon Water Science Center Preparing for the big one: Water in crisis: Home drinking water analysis for an eathquake Clark Vowels Bridlemile Elementary School   Larry Sherman
Outstanding Project in Water Quality U.S. Geological Survey, Oregon Water Science Center To Drink or Not to Drink, That is the Question Laura Cooksey, Elsa Buchholz Valley Catholic Middle School   Sarah Zinzer
Outstanding Use of the International System of Units U.S. Metric Association A Study of Electric Power Wasted by Idle Chargers Nia Nasiri Summa Stoller   Pam Svenson
Outstanding Use of the International System of Units U.S. Metric Association Saving the World by Turning Trash into Biogas Ekansh Mittal Class Academy   Jaime Mitchell
Outstanding Use of the International System of Units U.S. Metric Association A Highly Efficient Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Hydrogen Fuel Cell Nayan Murthy Catlin Gabel School  Anand Murthy
Surgeon Generals Special Science Award U.S. Public Health Service Effectiveness of Concussion Bands Ani Posner Robert Gray Middle School   David Wages
Naval Excellence in Science and Engineering Award US Navy & USMC Branching Patterns Alan Kappler Carden Cascade Academy   Elizabeth Kappler
Naval Excellence in Science and Engineering Award US Navy & USMC Fulfill the protein requirements of a team of four astronauts for a mission to Mars lasting about two and a Sophia Erickson Summa Whitford   Carolee Dearborn
Naval Excellence in Science and Engineering Award US Navy & USMC Python to Robot Makana Burch Oregon Episcopal Middle School   Ryan Holland
Naval Excellence in Science and Engineering Award US Navy & USMC The Anemiapp: An App That Can Detect Anemia Mithra Karamchedu Summa Stoller   Pam Svenson
Naval Excellence in Science and Engineering Award US Navy & USMC Micro-Hydropower Michael Culp Wood Middle School   Sarah Haefner
Naval Excellence in Science and Engineering Award US Navy & USMC Creating a Computer Algorithm for Determining the Difficulty of a Piano Piece Caleb Chan Summa Meadow Kynah Atwood
Naval Excellence in Science and Engineering Award US Navy & USMC Introduction to Radio Astronomy Vishwesh Krishnamurthy Carden Cascade Academy   Rajeshwaran Krishnamurthy
Naval Excellence in Science and Engineering Award US Navy & USMC Creating an Emergency Lockdown System Using Voice Recognition Rhiannon Briggs Highland Park Summa Program   Jeffrey Locke
Water Prize Award of Excellence Water Environment Federation The Coral is Dying! Kelley Maahs Rachel Carson Environmental Middle School   Rebecca Hall
Water Prize Award of Excellence Water Environment Federation Nitrates in Water Justus Gabriel Rachel Carson Environmental Middle School   Rebecca Hall
Water Prize Award of Excellence Water Environment Federation Developing an Environmentally Smart Shower Anya Anand ACCESS Academy   Alfonso Garcia Arriola
Water Prize Award of Excellence Water Environment Federation Under the Sea Sunny Karbowicz Winterhaven Middle School   Jay Dyer
Water Prize Award of Excellence Water Environment Federation Bioswales Paige Hatch Highland Park Summa Program   Jeffrey Locke