Three Oregon Projects Chosen as Broadcom MASTERS Finalists

Oregon students won three of the 30 finalists spots in the national Broadcom MASTERS competition. 

Congratulations to:

Ding, Valerie (14)
FP-LMTO PLW Calculations of Electronic Band Structure for LED Materials: GaP, ZnSe, and BN
Summa North at Meadow Park Middle School - Beaverton, OR

Jain, Anirudh (13)
Creating an inexpensive, Reusable and Portable Water Filtration Device using Silver Nanoparticles
Summa North at Meadow Park Middle School - Beaverton, OR

Tovinkere, Mahita (12)
Earthquake Magnitudes Varying as a Function of Distance from the Epicenter - Simulation using Sound Waves
Stoller Middle School - Portland, OR

The students get to compete in Washington, D.C., during Broadcom MASTERS’ week (September 30 - October 4) for the top education award of $25,000 from the Samueli Foundation. Each finalist has  also won an Elmer's Products prize pack for their teacher and a $1,000 gift from the Broadcom Foundation for their school.

Read more about the winners and the contest.

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