Intel International Science and Engineering Fair Team Oregon Results 2014

Team OR winners at Intel ISEF 2014

American Association of Physics Teachers and the American Physical Society

Certificate of Honorable Mention

PH019

Novel Automated Next-Generation Multijunction Quantum Dot Solar Panel Designs Using
Monte Carlo-Based Modeling

 

Valerie S. Ding, 17, Catlin Gabel School, Portland, Oregon

American Statistical Association

Certificate of Honorable Mention

MA029

Development and Comparative Analysis of Machine Learning Algorithms for
Breast Cancer Detection

 

Clemen Deng, 16, Lincoln High School, Portland, Oregon

 

ME098

Alzheimer's Disease Distribution in the Northwest in Relation to Microclimates,
a Second Year Epidemiological Study

 

Talia Alysse Lichtenberg, 16, West Linn High School, West Linn, Oregon

   

All American Statistical Association finalists receive one-year subscriptions of "Significance" and
"Chance."
Their schools will also receive a one-year school membership in the American Statistical Association.

Arizona State University

Arizona State University is pleased to offer a comprehensive scholarship combining a monetary award
and an environment focusing on knowledge, learning and research. The New American University
Scholarship is renewable for four years. Individuals and teams were considered for these awards.

New American University Provost Scholarship

PH019

Novel Automated Next-Generation Multijunction Quantum Dot Solar Panel
Designs Using Monte Carlo-Based Modeling

 

Valerie S. Ding, 17, Catlin Gabel School, Portland, Oregon

Ashtavadhani Vidwan Ambati Subbaraya Chetty Foundation

AVASC is an educational and medical service foundation dedicated to recognizing academic talent and
providing services to the needy. AVASC will award projects that display outstanding creativity,
ingenuity, and have the potential to alleviate the human condition or mark a substantive advancement
in the scientific field.

Second Award of $500 U.S. savings bond

PH011

Frequency Modulation Feedback Control for Near-Field Acoustic Characterization of Mesoscopic Fluid Films

 

Pramith Sai Devulapalli, 17, Westview High School, Portland, Oregon

International Council on Systems Engineering - INCOSE

The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) is a not-for-profit membership organization founded to develop and disseminate the interdisciplinary principles and practices that enable the realization of successful systems. INCOSE will award the best interdisciplinary project that can produce technologically appropriate solutions that meet societal needs.

   

Certificate of Honorable Mention

EN012

The VP (Ventriculoperitoneal) Shunt Circuit

 

Jennifer Lauren Cramer, 18, West Linn High School, West Linn, Oregon

Mu Alpha Theta, National High School and Two-Year College Mathematics Honor Society

The Society was formed over 50 years ago to develop strong scholarship in Mathematics and to promote the understanding and enjoyment of the subject. The Mu Alpha Theta Award is given to the most challenging, thorough, and creative investigation of a problem involving mathematics accessible to high school students. Components of the investigation may include, but are not limited to, mathematical proof, mathematical modeling, statistical analysis, visualization, simulation, and approximation.

First Award of $1,500

MA008

Hybridized Characteristic 3 Galois Field Arithmetic for Elliptic Curve Cryptography, Phase III

 

Vinay Sridhar Iyengar, 18, Oregon Episcopal School, Portland, Oregon

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is the United States government agency responsible for the nation's civilian space program and for aeronautics and aerospace research. Founded in 1958 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, NASA's mission is to pioneer the future in space exploration, scientific discovery and aeronautics research, answering basic questions like: What's out there in space? How do we get there? What will we find?

Top Award of $5,000

EN011

The Fabrication and Characterization of Short and Long Term Memory Proton Induced Thin Film Synaptic Transistors

 

Harsha Sudarsan Uppili, 18, Oregon Episcopal School, Portland, Oregon

National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health & the Friends of NIDA

The Addiction Science Award is given by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to three exemplary projects on the topic of addiction science.

Third Award of $1,000

BE304

Capacity Limits of Working Memory: The Impact of Multitasking on Cognitive Control and Emotion Recognition in the Adolescent Mind

 

Alexandra Ulmer, 17, Oregon Episcopal School, Portland, Oregon

Sarayu Caulfield, 16, Oregon Episcopal School, Portland, Oregon

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - NOAA

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is the United States government agency with a mission of science, service, and stewardship. Its mission touches the lives of every American, protecting life and property and conserving and protecting natural resources. NOAA recognizes outstanding projects in ocean, coastal, Great Lakes, weather, and climate sciences with cash awards and a first prize summer internship.

A fully paid summer internship at a NOAA research lab, plus a $500 monetary award.

Alternate

EV036

Monitoring Ocean Microscopic Organic Material: Assessing Large-Scale Ecological Disruption on Annual Chl-a, POC, and PIC Fluctuation Equilibrium

 

Jinsong (Tony) Yan, 17, Cleveland High School, Portland, Oregon

SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics

SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, was founded in 1955 to advance light-based technologies. Serving more than 235,000 constituents from approximately 155 countries, the Society advances emerging technologies through interdisciplinary information exchange, continuing education, publications, patent precedent, and career and professional growth. Annually SPIE provides more than $3.2 million in support of education and outreach programs.

   

Third Award of $1,000

PH019

Novel Automated Next-Generation Multijunction Quantum Dot Solar Panel Designs Using Monte Carlo-Based Modeling

 

Valerie S. Ding, 17, Catlin Gabel School, Portland, Oregon

   

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 is a place where science, technology and engineering intermix to produce iconic robotic space explorers sent to every corner of the solar system helping us to discover how the universe, the solar system, and life formed and evolved. JPL was established by the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in 1944, a prestigious university whose mission is to expand human knowledge and benefit society through research integrated with education.

Innovation Exploration Award, California Institute of Technology.

EN011

The Fabrication and Characterization of Short and Long Term Memory Proton Induced Thin Film Synaptic Transistors

 

Harsha Sudarsan Uppili, 18, Oregon Episcopal School, Portland, Oregon

                       

Behavioral and Social Sciences

Second Award of $1,500

BE304

Capacity Limits of Working Memory: The Impact of Multitasking on Cognitive Control and Emotion Recognition in the Adolescent Mind

 

Alexandra Ulmer, 17, Oregon Episcopal School, Portland, Oregon

Sarayu Caulfield, 16, Oregon Episcopal School, Portland, Oregon

Chemistry

Second Award of $1,500

CH042

Novel Synthesis and Characterization of Antimony and Lithium Doped Tin Dioxide Nanocrystals Achieving Record Gas Sensor Performance

 

Nikhil Murthy, 14, Catlin Gabel School, Portland, Oregon

Computer Science

Third Award of $1,000

CS017

A Novel Implementation of Image Processing and Machine Learning for the Early Diagnosis of Melanoma

 

Elizabeth Zhao, 18, Jesuit High School, Portland, Oregon

Engineering: Electrical and Mechanical

Second Award of $1,500

EE074

Generalized Decision Functions for Synthesis of Multi-level Logic Circuits Realized by Memristor Imply Gates

 

Anika Raghuvanshi, 17, Jesuit High School, Portland, Oregon

Environmental Management

Fourth Award of $500

EM038

The Efficiency of Ferromagnetic Nanoparticles and Chlorella Algae in the Remediation of Oil Spills

 

Sahil Veeramoney, 14, Oregon Episcopal School, Portland, Oregon

Engineering: Materials and Bioengineering

First Award of $3,000

EN011

The Fabrication and Characterization of Short and Long Term Memory Proton Induced Thin Film Synaptic Transistors

 

Harsha Sudarsan Uppili, 18, Oregon Episcopal School, Portland, Oregon

Microbiology

Second Award of $1,500

MI064

Novel Treatment of Chronic Bacterial Infection: Investigation and Multi-Compound Inhibition of Acyl-homoserine Lactone-Based Quorum Sensing in Pseudomonas aeruginosa and its Role in Biofilm Development in vitro

 

Nicholas Paul Miller, 17, West Linn High School, West Linn, Oregon

Physics and Astronomy

Fourth Award of $500

PH019

Novel Automated Next-Generation Multijunction Quantum Dot Solar Panel Designs Using Monte Carlo-Based Modeling

 

Valerie S. Ding, 17, Catlin Gabel School, Portland, Oregon

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