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2018 Top 300 MASTERS

Some facts about the 2018 Top 300 MASTERS:

  • The Top 300 MASTERS hail from 224 middle schools in 35 states and represent 120 regional and state science fairs across the U.S.
  • 78 are from California, followed by Florida with 33, Texas with 21, Pennsylvania with 18, and Oregon with 12.
  • The Top 300 MASTERS were selected from more than 5,000 nominees and 2,537 applicants. Each application received three independent readings and evaluations by distinguished scientists, engineers and educators. Nominees qualified to enter the Broadcom MASTERS by being among the top 10 percent of the participants at their Society-affiliated science fairs. 
  • See the Top 300 MASTERS Book
  • Read the press release for more information. 
  • View the full list of 2018 Entrants

The Top 300 MASTERS are listed in alphabetical order by last name below. To view this list in order by Society Affiliated Fair ID, please click here

 
Aatresh, Arhana Grade: 7th
Challenger School - Strawberry Park, Saratoga, CA
Project Title: Up, Up, and Away: the Effect of Substrate Type, Substrate Temperature, and Load on Hover Engines and Hovering Efficiency
 
Albright, Jack Grade: 8th
The Nueva School, Los Altos, CA
Project Title: Predicting the Future: Using Machine Learning to Forecast the Progression of Alzheimer's Disease
 
Alexis, Jude Grade: 7th
Sierra Vista Middle School, Irvine, CA
Project Title: Melding with Machines: An AI Based Non-Invasive Artificial Pancreas System
 
Amalan, Ciann Grade: 7th
International School of Monterey, East Garrison, CA
Project Title: Are Handheld Devices Really Affecting Your Body?
 
Anand, David Grade: 7th
Homeschool, Akron, OH
Project Title: Use of Haptic Feedback Controller to Counter the Effects of Varying Levels of Gravity on the Vestibular System for Inter-Planetary Space Travel
 
Ansari, Kamran Grade: 6th
Fairmont Private School, Tustin, CA
Project Title: Mathematical Modeling of Intracranial Pressure Response to  Inversion Therapy for Dural Leak Headaches
 
Ansari, Nadia Grade: 8th
Fairmont Private School, Tustin, CA
Project Title: Removal of Dye Nanoparticles Using a Natural Coagulant with Electrocoagulation in Series to Remediate Wastewater
 
Anthony, Daniel Grade: 7th
Academy of Saint Adalbert, Strongsville, OH
Project Title: The Effect of Magnetic Field Strength on Ferrofluid and Its Weight Bearing Capacity
 
Aravena, Kai Grade: 8th
Ronald McNair Magnet Middle School, Melbourne, FL
Project Title: The Safest Catcher's Mask
 
Arora, Gauri Grade: 7th
Meadow Park Middle School, Portland, OR
Project Title: Mitosis in Onions
 
Arunachalam, Mahesh Grade: 6th
Mountain Avenue Elementary School, Montrose, CA
Project Title: Seal that Mask!
 
Balachandar, Anjana Grade: 8th
Abraham Lincoln Middle School, Gainesville, FL
Project Title: The Behavior of Bent Backbones
 
Banks, Margaret Grade: 6th
Stillwater Junior High School, Woodbury, MN
Project Title: Fruity Power: Creating a Biodegradable Battery
 
Barron, Benjamin Grade: 8th
The Weiss School, Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Project Title: Coronary Stent Design and Optimization
 
Barth-Wu, Eleanor Grade: 8th
The Campus School of Carlow University, Pittsburh, PA
Project Title: Can Indium be Extracted from Used Touch Screens
 
Basu, Maya Grade: 8th
Homeschool, Fremont, CA
Project Title: Can I Predict Double and Triple Slit Interference with Geometry?
 
Bennion, Elizabeth Grade: 6th
Ensign Elementary School, Salt Lake City, UT
Project Title: Do Rich Cities Have Better Water?
 
Berger, Ella Grade: 6th
Homeschool, Marlborough, MA
Project Title: Are Superluminal Speeds Really Unreachable?
 
Bharatia, Harshal Grade: 8th
Wilson Middle School, Plano, TX
Project Title: Intellitherm: So Cool, It’s Hot
 
Bhimaraju, Sriram Grade: 6th
The Harker School, Cupertino, CA
Project Title: Low-Cost Archery Assistant with an Interface for the Visually Impaired
 
Bhunia, Irene Grade: 8th
West Lafayette Junior/Senior High School, West Lafayette, IN
Project Title: Renal Microbe Mishap:  Microbial Imbalance’s Effect on the Formation of Kidney Stones
 
Bissoondial, Tyler Grade: 7th
Grand Avenue Middle School, Bellmore, NY
Project Title: MicroRNA-156 Regulates Gametophyte to Sporophyte Development and Sensitivity to Salinity in Ceratopteris richardii
 
Boelts, Matthew Grade: 6th
Gowan Science Academy, Yuma, AZ
Project Title: Fatal Attraction
 
Bontha, Nikhita Grade: 8th
Enterprise Middle School, Richland, WA
Project Title: Understanding the Efficacy of Off-the-Shelf Probiotics and Prebiotics on the Gut Microbiome
 
Boosani, Anvitha Grade: 8th
Millard North Middle School, Omaha, NE
Project Title: Immune Engineering to Prevent Atherosclerosis and Other Immune-Related Diseases
 
Bordman, Iris Grade: 8th
McMurray Middle School, Vashon, WA
Project Title: WaTeaUV
 
Breuninger, Milana Grade: 7th
Lancaster Country Day School, Lancaster, PA
Project Title: Even Small Towns Contribute to Global Warming
 
Brooks, Danielle Grade: 8th
Homeschool, Seneca, SC
Project Title: Why Don't Birds of a Feather Freeze Together? A Study of the Thermal Insulation Value of Feathers
 
Cai, Victor Grade: 8th
Springhouse Middle School, Orefield, PA
Project Title: Designing a Sun Tracking Solar Panel to Maximize and Quantify Energy Harvest Efficiency
 
Calderon, Maria Grade: 8th
C.C.A. Baldi Middle School, Philadelphia, PA
Project Title: The Effects of Hurricanes
 
Cameron, Harrison Grade: 7th
Mt. Baldy Joint Elementary School, Upland, CA
Project Title: Out of Control: Blood Glucose Meter Accuracy
 
Campbell, Colin Grade: 8th
Covenant Christian School, Panama City, FL
Project Title: The Effect of In-Water Application of Vibration on the Posterior Regeneration of Dugesia tigrina
 
Castorina, Lola Grade: 7th
St. Timothy School, Marina Del Rey, CA
Project Title: Can Road Salt be Used to Control the Mosquito Population?
 
Catullo, Ryan Grade: 8th
Ni River Middle School, Fredericksburg, VA
Project Title: How the Collective Variation in Airfoil Height and Wing Weight Affect the Amount of Lift Force Generated by Airplane Wings
 
Caven, Chace Grade: 7th
Julia Landon College Preparatory and Leadership Development School, Jacksonville, FL
Project Title: Designing Ligands that Dock with Mutated LRRK2 Proteins as a Potential Intervention for Parkinson’s Disease
 
Chakamian, Kian Grade: 7th
The Rhoades School, Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Project Title: Correlating Olive Quick Decline Syndrome Infections to Presence of Sharpshooters
 
Champion, Emily Grade: 7th
American Martyrs School, Redondo Beach, CA
Project Title: Solutions for Canine Otitis
 
Chandar, Maya Grade: 8th
Canterbury School, Fort Myers, FL
Project Title: The Effect of Laser Beams on the Cellular Respiration and ATP Production in Zophobas morio ( A Novel 3rd Year Study)
 
Chelikani, Saanvi Grade: 8th
Quest Academy, Palatine, IL
Project Title: Heavy Metals in Water: It's Not Just a Band
 
Chinnasamy, Krishnakumar Grade: 7th
Manheim Township Middle School, Lancaster, PA
Project Title: Functionalized Magnetic Nanoparticles Engineering for Cancer Theranostics
 
Choi, Daniel Grade: 8th
Roberto Clemente MIddle School, Germantown, MD
Project Title: Antioxidants on Regeneration: The More the Better?
 
Chowdhury, Naisha Grade: 8th
Pleasant View School, Memphis, TN
Project Title: Effect of Linoleic Acid on Wood Sealing Abilities
 
Clark, Megan Grade: 8th
Navarro Junior High School, Seguin, TX
Project Title: Water Powered Cars- Pollution Free Renewable Energy
 
Clingan, Kelly Grade: 8th
Walt Clark Middle School, Loveland, CO
Project Title: Can We Prevent Concussions in Youth Sports and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopthy (CTE) in Later Life? An Evidence Based Analysis of Collision Impulse Reduction and Protective Headgear Effectiveness
 
Coffman, Alexander Grade: 8th
Short pump Middle School, Glen Allen, VA
Project Title: The Effect of Winglet Design on Weight of Aircraft Due to Lift and Drag
 
Coisman, Maximilien Grade: 7th
St.Gregory the Great School, Danbury, CT
Project Title: Testing Different Species of Algae in Building Self-Sustaining Microbial Fuel Cells
 
Cole, Olivia Grade: 7th
Jefferson Middle School, Albuquerque, NM
Project Title: The "Far Out" Spectrum of a Quasar
 
Cortijo Rodgers, Antonio Grade: 8th
Goleta Valley Junior High School, Goleta, CA
Project Title: Branding and its Effects on Consumer Satisfaction and Preferences
 
Cotter, Madeleine Grade: 8th
Allendale Columbia School, Rochester, NY
Project Title: Smooth Moves: A Comparison of Inverse Kinematics Algorithms for Natural Positions
 
Crouchley, Austin Grade: 8th
Garden City Middle School, Garden City, NY
Project Title: Designing More Efficient Solar Panels: The Effect of Copper Cooling Coils on Solar Module Output and Hot Water Production
 
Crouchley, Caroline Grade: 6th
Garden City Middle School, Garden City, NY
Project Title: Comparing Structural Integrity of Traditionally Shaped Housing and Geodesic Domes
 
Custodio, Christian Grade: 8th
American Heritage School, Coral Springs, FL
Project Title: Analysis of Monotherapy and Combination Therapy on Helicobacter felis
 
Deep, Harsh Grade: 8th
The Harker School, Saratoga, CA
Project Title: The Effect of T4 Bacteriophages on Antibiotic Resistant E. coli
 
Delis, Aspen Grade: 7th
Summit Academy Jr High - Bluffdale Independence, Sandy, UT
Project Title: Does SPF Matter? An Analysis of SPF Effectiveness in Sunscreen Lotions
 
Derderian, Adrian Grade: 8th
Escondido Christian School, San Diego, CA
Project Title: Probing Photons with Polarizers, Counting them with Cosines
 
Desai, Khushi Grade: 7th
Crystal Lake Middle School, Coral Springs, FL
Project Title: Effect of Colloidal Solution Turbidity on Optimum Consumption of Metal-Based Coagulant in Clarification of Colloidal Particles from Solution
 
Desai, Parth Grade: 8th
Dent Middle School, Columbia, SC
Project Title: Effects of Musical Training on the Cognitive Performance of Children
 
Deval, Arunima Grade: 6th
Cedar Park Middle School, Portland, OR
Project Title: Mycorrhizal Fungi: An Exploration of the Impact of Organic Fertilizers on Plant Growth
 
Dinman, Heather Grade: 8th
Kailua Intermediate School, Kailua, HI
Project Title: Maximize Hydroponic Plant Growth
 
Du, Anna Grade: 6th
Andover School of Montessori, Andover, MA
Project Title: Developing a Smart Infrared Based ROV to Identify Microplastics In Marine Environments
 
Duan, Zoey Grade: 8th
Robert Louis Stevenson Middle School, Honolulu, HI
Project Title: Munch On Plastic
 
Ductan, Nylah Grade: 8th
General Ray Davis Middle School, Conyers, GA
Project Title: Which Bioabsorption Technique is More Efficient?
 
Duerk, John Grade: 8th
Sussex School, Missoula, MT
Project Title: Quantum Entanglement with Polarization
 
Elasaad, Jasmine Grade: 8th
The Rhoades School, Encinitas, CA
Project Title: Effectiveness of Method of Loci on Short-Term and Long-Term Memory
 
Eroz, Efe Grade: 8th
Roberto Clemente Middle School, Rockville, MD
Project Title: Examining the Correlation between Water Toxicity and Lettuce Growth through a Biological Assay
 
Estrada, John Benedict Grade: 7th
Granite Ridge Intermediate School, Fresno, CA
Project Title: Comparison of Plant Chlorophyll Content Measurement Utilizing a Ground SPAD Meter Versus a Low Altitude Multispectral Camera
 
Fagan, James Grade: 8th
Riverside Virtual School, Riverside, CA
Project Title: Design and Calibration of a Subsonic, Low Density Wind Tunnel for Martian Aerodynamic Research
 
Fehr, Kiera Grade: 7th
Edythe J Hayes Middle School, Lexington, KY
Project Title: Saved in Space: The Mission Continues
 
Feng, Alice Grade: 8th
The Harker School, San Jose, CA
Project Title: The Effect of Mushroom Species and Substrates on the Properties of a Novel Biodegradable Material: Mycelium
 
Foley, Michael Grade: 8th
Stafford Middle School, Stafford, VA
Project Title: Utilizing Psychological Priming for the Purpose of Improving Test Scores
 
Frankel, Sirinya Grade: 8th
Challenge Middle School, Greenwood Village, CO
Project Title: The Effect of Impermeable Surfaces on Soil Biodiversity
 
French, Sullivan Grade: 8th
Dutch Fork Middle School, Columbia, SC
Project Title: Sustainable Engineering Green Roof Design
 
Gali, Yahvin Grade: 8th
California Connections Academy at Ripon, Tracy, CA
Project Title: eSphere - Buoy-Less, Biomimetic, Versatile, Low-Impact, Zero-Carbon Hydrokinetic Device that Harvests Energy from the Movement of Water Using Electromagnetic Induction, Without Harming the Environment and the Wildlife in It
 
Ganesh, Rithvik Grade: 8th
Rice Middle School, Plano, TX
Project Title: Diminishing Dementia: Piperine Derivatives as Inhibitors of the Angiotensin II Receptor, a Promising Drug Target Linked to Dementia Treatment
 
Ghosh, Shounak Grade: 8th
The Harker School, Saratoga, CA
Project Title: The Effect of T4 Bacteriophages on Antibiotic Resistant E. coli
 
Godavarti, Diya Grade: 8th
Blanchard Middle School, Westford, MA
Project Title: The Science Behind Homemade Yogurt Manufacturing
 
Gomez, Nathan Grade: 7th
El Cerrito Middle School, Corona, CA
Project Title: Biomass to Biogas
 
Goodman, Abigail Grade: 6th
Gateway Middle School, Santa Cruz, CA
Project Title: B Flat Bee: Does Wingbeat Frequency Predict Honeybee Flower Selection?
 
Grigorian, Jake Grade: 7th
Vahan and Anoush Chamlian Armenian School, Glendale, CA
Project Title: Which Robotic Apparatus Picks up a Cone the Fastest?
 
Gross, Roy Grade: 7th
Terman Middle School, Palo Alto, CA
Project Title: An Emergency Communication Mesh Network for Civilians: Lessons from Puerto Rico
 
Gruian, Audrey Grade: 8th
International Community School, Sammamish, WA
Project Title: UVPDetect: Black Light and Computer Vision in a Novel Approach to the Detection of Microplastics in Water
 
Gupta, Mihir Grade: 8th
Roberto Clemente MIddle School, Clarksburg, MD
Project Title: How Different Types of Helmets Affect How the Head is Protected
 
Gupta, Saira Grade: 8th
Homeschool, Riverside, CA
Project Title: Making Our Smartphones Lifesavers: Allergen Residue Detection
 
Haddock, Peyton Grade: 8th
Hamilton Middle School, Hamilton, MT
Project Title: Beetle Kill Wood: Changing Construction as We Know It
 
Hansen, Sarah Grade: 7th
Central Middle School, San Carlos, CA
Project Title: Eyedropper Properties that Affect Drop Size
 
Hartley, Georgia Grade: 8th
Challenge Middle School, Denver, CO
Project Title: Mind the Gape; The Effect of Tension on the Gaping of Sutures
 
Hawkins, Alyssa Grade: 8th
McMurray Middle School, Port Orchard, WA
Project Title: WaTeaUV- Saving Trees and Lives
 
Henriques, Kyra Grade: 7th
Sanford Middle School, Sanford, FL
Project Title: Testing the Antimicrobial Properties of Herbs and Spices on Aerobic Microbes in Milk
 
Hermans, Benno Grade: 7th
Pine Ridge Middle School, Naples, FL
Project Title: Bioplastics
 
Hessler, Zachary Grade: 7th
Gifford Middle School, Vero Beach, FL
Project Title: SOS 2: See Our Silence; An Optical Approach to Controlling Digital Noise Cancellation
 
Hopper, Alexis Grade: 7th
Trinity Christian Academy, Georgetown, KY
Project Title: Shocking Stem Cells
 
Horn, Timo Grade: 6th
Seminole Science Charter School, Winter Park, FL
Project Title: Performance Difference Between Lithium-Based Automotive Greases
 
Horrigan, Frank Grade: 8th
Roberto Clemente MIddle School, Darnestown, MD
Project Title: The Ratio of Antioxidant to Glycemic Load in Fruit Juice
 
Hou, Charles Grade: 8th
Schimelpfenig Middle School, Plano, TX
Project Title: A Novel Approach to Increase the Efficiency of a Galvanic Cell Battery Using Graphene Nanoplatelets
 
Houseworth, Alexandra Grade: 8th
Kalispell Middle School, Kalispell, MT
Project Title: The Renewable Rotating Recharger
 
Hsi, Emily Grade: 8th
Rancho San Joaquin Middle School, Irvine, CA
Project Title: A Scientific Method of Choosing Sweet Grapes - An Evaluation of 12 Characteristics
 
Huber, Kaylee Grade: 7th
Vernal Middle School, Vernal, UT
Project Title: Playing with Fire
 
Hufnagle, Daniel Grade: 7th
Centerville Middle School, East Petersburg, PA
Project Title: Liquid Armor
 
Hughes, Claire Grade: 8th
Waiakea Intermediate School, Hilo, HI
Project Title: Do Different Populations of Ohia Seedlings from Around the Island Have any Resistance to ROD Lukuohia/Huliohia
 
Huitt, Emily Grade: 8th
Notre Dame Catholic School, Chico, CA
Project Title: Investigating the Effects of Endomycorrhizea Fungi vs Cow Manure on the Growth of Tomato Plants
 
Hutchinson, Georgia Grade: 7th
Woodside Elementary School, Woodside, CA
Project Title: Designing a Data-Driven Dual Axis Solar Tracker
 
Hutchison, Braedyn Grade: 7th
Sierra Vista Middle School, Irvine, CA
Project Title: The "Sweetest" Rocket Candy:  Evaluating Sucrose, Glucose, and Fructose as Fuels for Sugar-Based Solid Rocket Motors
 
Iosifescu, Andrei Grade: 8th
Hunter College High School, Brooklyn, NY
Project Title: Tracking Geomagnetic Storms Using a WAAS-Enabled GPS Receiver
 
Ismail, Ahmad Grade: 8th
Granada Islamic School, Santa Clara, CA
Project Title: Effect of Combination Antifungal Therapy on the Treatment of Candidiasis
 
Ismail, Fatimah Grade: 6th
Granada Islamic School, Santa Clara, CA
Project Title: Developing an Artificial Pancreas: Dealing with Diabetes
 
Istratov, Nikita Grade: 6th
Cedar Park Middle School, Portland, OR
Project Title: How Different Methods of Proportional Stringing Affect the Sweet Spot of a Tennis Racquet
 
Jain, Rishab Grade: 7th
Stoller Middle School, Portland, OR
Project Title: A Novel Deep Learning Approach towards Semantic Segmentation of Malignant Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Growths for Pancreatoduodenectomy and Image-Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT)
 
Janapaty, Vedant Grade: 6th
Stratford Middle School - San Jose, San Jose, CA
Project Title: Redirecting Water to the Roots: An Effective Way to Increase Water Absorbency
 
Jang, Michael Grade: 8th
Commack Middle School, Commack, NY
Project Title: Development of Solar-Powered Toxic Metal Cleaning Station from Water Bodies
 
Jenkins, William Grade: 8th
The Westminster Schools, Atlanta, GA
Project Title: Robotic Tennis Ball Sorter
 
Jiang, Jeffrey Grade: 8th
Roberto Clemente MIddle School, Germantown, MD
Project Title: What Helmet is Best for You?
 
Jones, Huck Grade: 8th
American Preparatory Academy Draper 2, Salt Lake City, UT
Project Title: A Measurement of the Onset Time of the Occipital Alpha Rhythm Using a Brain Computer Interface
 
Joshi, Mihir Grade: 7th
Howard Street Charter School, Salem, OR
Project Title: Terrella Aurora Model: A Demonstration of Charged Particle Shielding for Space Exploration
 
Kadiyala, Anusha Grade: 8th
Bernardo Heights Middle School, San Diego, CA
Project Title: Determining Gene Dominance in Polygenic Traits
 
Kage, Julian Grade: 8th
Talcott Mountain Academy, Glastonbury, CT
Project Title: Quick Lyme: The Rapid Test for Lyme Bacteria in Ticks
 
Kannan, Deepika Grade: 8th
Sanford Middle School, Oviedo, FL
Project Title: Li-fi Versus Wi-fi: Factors Affecting Data Transmission Across Electromagnetic Spectra
 
Kannappan, Pooja Grade: 8th
West Hills Middle School, West Bloomfield, MI
Project Title: Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare
 
Kar, Shraman Grade: 6th
Meyzeek Middle School, Louisville, KY
Project Title: Garden Bot - Healthy Garden Producing Maximum Output while Conserving Precious Groundwater Using Arduino Based Controller and Sensors
 
Kar, Shreyas Grade: 8th
Meyzeek Middle School, Louisville, KY
Project Title: Right Charity – A Software-Based Web Application to Bring Donors, Charities and Receivers on the Same Platform and Facilitate to Donate and Distribute Most Needed Items to Right People at Right Time
 
Karamchedu, Mithra Grade: 8th
Stoller Middle School, Portland, OR
Project Title: Arctic Methane Risk: Remote Sensing and Quantifying Permafrost Melt in Circumpolar Regions by Performing Fractal Analysis to Establish Temperature Correlations
 
Karthikeyan, Nithika Grade: 8th
Challenger School - Berryessa, San Jose, CA
Project Title: The Design of Algorithms to Encode English Text in Amino Acids Using Digital Data Compression
 
Karunaratne, Sahan Grade: 6th
Stratford Middle School Fremont Curtis, Fremont, CA
Project Title: Pill Minder: The Medication Reminder
 
Kassayan, Sina Grade: 6th
La Entrada Middle School, Atherton, CA
Project Title: Light Bite: An Optical Measurement Method and Device to Determine the Ripeness of Fruits
 
Kathir, Kavin Grade: 8th
St. Bridget School, Cheshire, CT
Project Title: Transforming Trash into Treasure: Sustainable Approach to Oil Spill Cleanup
 
Katz, Isabelle Grade: 7th
Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School, Moraga, CA
Project Title: A Bubble Activated Human Powered Carbon Capture Device
 
Khan, Adnan Grade: 7th
Huda School and Montessori, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Project Title: Cages, Foil, and Shields- How to Keep Your Smartphone from Zapping You!
 
Khashayar, Parisa Grade: 8th
Saint Margaret's Episcopal School, Laguna Niguel, CA
Project Title: Micro-Processor Based Fire Fighter Assist Unit using IOT
 
King, Spencer Grade: 8th
Los Cerritos Middle School, Thousand Oaks, CA
Project Title: Magnetic Levitation: Reducing Train Friction with Track
 
Knox, Teaghan Grade: 8th
Bend Science Station, Bend, OR
Project Title: Increasing the Speed of Olivine Weathering as a Means of Sequestering Carbon Dioxide
 
Kojima, Kaz Grade: 7th
Homeschool, Medina, OH
Project Title: Pupillography Image Analysis for Measuring Pupillary Light Reflex
 
Koodli, Krithi Grade: 8th
Joaquin Miller Middle School, Saratoga, CA
Project Title: Distinguishing Between Binary and Singular Stars using Machine Learning
 
Kotlinski, Walter Grade: 8th
Saint Francis Xavier Catholic School, Gettysburg, PA
Project Title: Camber Position in Effective Airfoil Design
 
Krajmalnik, Sophie Grade: 8th
Frankford Middle School, Dallas, TX
Project Title: SANDRA (Serve and Data Results Analysis) Athletic Tech Glove
 
Krininger, Kaylee Grade: 8th
West Shore Junior/Senior High School, Melbourne, FL
Project Title: Determining if a Method Using Chemical and Gelid Temperature Cell Lysis can Most Effectively Decellularize Bos taurus Renal Tissue while Preserving the Extracellular Matrix Scaffolding and Other Intracellular Contents (A Second Year Study)
 
Krishnan, Eeshwar Grade: 8th
University Scholars, Exton, PA
Project Title: Using a Computer Algorithm to Predict if a Patient with Diabetes Will Return Within 30 days
 
Kulina, Daisy Grade: 8th
Sussex School, Missoula, MT
Project Title: Quantum Entanglement with Polarization
 
Kumar, Asmi Grade: 8th
Northwestern Middle School, Milton, GA
Project Title: Developing a Device to Predict Autistic Meltdowns Using Arduino & MS Azure
 
Kumar, Rohan Grade: 8th
American Heritage School, Miramar, FL
Project Title: Subculturing Coccolithophores with Iron Fertilization to Sequester Carbon Dioxide as a Potential Solution to Global Warming
 
Kumaran, Janani Grade: 8th
Abraham Lincoln Middle School, Gainesville, FL
Project Title: Integrated Control of the Invasive Aquatic Plant Hydrilla Using Snails and a Plant Growth Regulator (Continuation Project: Year 2)
 
Kurada, Sruthi Grade: 8th
Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School, Littleton, MA
Project Title: Building a State-of-the-Art Audio Classifier through Machine Learning
 
Kwok, Christopher Grade: 7th
Central Middle School, San Carlos, CA
Project Title: R.I.P. Double Reeds: How to Delay the Decaying Rate of a Double Reed?
 
Kwok, Nicholas Grade: 7th
Central Middle School, San Carlos, CA
Project Title: R.I.P. Double Reeds: How to Delay the Decaying Rate of a Double Reed?
 
Lance, Vivienne Grade: 8th
Littleton Middle School, Littleton, MA
Project Title: Plant-Based Phytol Makes Clean-Up of Oil Spills More Effective
 
Lapon, Ayden Grade: 8th
American Heritage School Boca Delray, Delray Beach, FL
Project Title: Does Bacteria Show Aggressive and Territorial Behavior?
 
Larimore, Faith Grade: 8th
Deerpark Middle School, Austin, TX
Project Title: Plasma and Magnetic Confinement
 
LeBaron, Jonathan Grade: 7th
West Jordan Middle School, West Jordan - Salt Lake, UT
Project Title: Mind over Math
 
Lerner-Sperow, Gabriel Grade: 7th
Okaloosa STEMM Academy, Niceville, FL
Project Title: Fueling the Future: Hydrogen Production Yield and Rate Dependent upon Aluminum Surface Area
 
Lindo, Khalil Grade: 6th
Fulton Science Middle School, Decatur, GA
Project Title: Nature's Water Filters
 
Litt, Stephen Grade: 8th
Lovinggood Middle School, Marietta, GA
Project Title: Phase III: Can Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate Identify and Eliminate Cancerous Tumors in Planarians?  A Novel Approach Toward a Cure for Cancer
 
Lok, Aidan Grade: 7th
Hunter College High School, Howard Beach, NY
Project Title: Is the Five Second Rule True? The Effects of Food Type, Surface Type and Contact Time on Bacterial Transfer to Dropped Food
 
Long, Lucero Grade: 8th
Storm Grove Middle School, Vero Beach, FL
Project Title: Do You Get My Drift? The Effect of Drift Reduction Agent on Spray Patterns
 
Lui, Gabriella Grade: 8th
Quest Academy, Bellevue, WA
Project Title: Design a Fully Automated Real Time Presence Detection Safety System in a School Environment Using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology
 
Lushington, Thomas Grade: 7th
South Middle School, Lawrence, KS
Project Title: TDP-43 Fibril Cappers for ALS Treatment via Molecular Simulations
 
MacAvoy, Alexis Grade: 7th
Crocker Middle School, Hillsborough, CA
Project Title: A Rising Power: Improving the Power Output of a Microbial Fuel Cell, the Rising Solution to Our Quest For Renewable Energy Sources
 
Madan, Varun Grade: 8th
Lake Highland Preparatory School, Orlando, FL
Project Title: Field Testing of Feeding Bacterium Bifidobacterium infantis (Found in a Human Gut Probiotic) in Order to Improve Honey Bee Health
 
Madland, John Grade: 7th
Leslie Middle School, Salem, OR
Project Title: Solar Radiation Charged Particle Deflector
 
Mahadeen, Hailey Grade: 8th
Charles S. Rushe Middle School, Lutz, FL
Project Title: Cryoprotection
 
Mahmud, Lamisa Grade: 8th
Pflugerville Middle School, Austin, TX
Project Title: The Effect of Milli-Quantities of Essential Oils on Drug-Resistant E. coli (Year 2)
 
Manchikatla, Mihir Grade: 6th
Mountain Avenue Elementary School, La Crescenta, CA
Project Title: Seal that Mask!
 
Mandera, Darsh Grade: 7th
Stoller Middle School, Portland, OR
Project Title: A Novel General Purpose Machine Learning Approach for Effective Targeted Drug Prescription for Cancer Based on Genetic Mutations
 
Mandyam, Atulya Grade: 8th
Mesa Verde Middle School, San Diego, CA
Project Title: Relating Voluntary Wheel Running to Changes in Levels of Dopamine
 
Mangali, Clara Grade: 8th
American Martyrs School, Hermosa Beach, CA
Project Title: Ionic Liquids vs. Enzymes: Cellulose Saccharification for the Production of Ethanol
 
Mannan, Yasmeen Grade: 6th
Pleasant View School, Germantown, TN
Project Title: The Effect of pH in Liquids on the Rate of Corrosion
 
Manoj, Maansi Grade: 7th
Urbana Middle School, Frederick, MD
Project Title: The Effect of Neem Leaf Extract as an Antibacterial and Antifungal Agent
 
Mariaca, Carina Grade: 8th
John I. Smith K-8 Center, doral, FL
Project Title: Squeeze the Green
 
Markhasin, Victor Grade: 8th
The Emery/Weiner School, Houston, TX
Project Title: Identifying Urban Micrometeorites
 
Mastin, Chance Grade: 7th
East Wilkes Middle School, North Wilkesboro, NC
Project Title: Is It Just a Simple Dimple?
 
Mastracci, Julia Grade: 8th
Corpus Christi School, Oakland, CA
Project Title: Can People Cure Their Own Phone Addiction?
 
McKay, Lourdes Grade: 8th
Fruit Cove Middle School, St. Johns, FL
Project Title: Mythbusting: Does Coffee Roast Style Affect Caffeine Concentrations?
 
McQuilkin, Ellery Grade: 8th
Lee Vining Elementary School, Lee Vining, CA
Project Title: A Tale of Two Slopes: Aspect Creates Microclimates
 
Mefford, Lillian Grade: 8th
Surfside Middle School, Panama City Beach, FL
Project Title: Operation Turtle Grass: Exploring the Relationship Between Turbidity and Thalassia testudinum in St. Andrew Bay and Grand Lagoon
 
Michaluk, Charlotte Grade: 6th
Timberlane Middle School, Titusville, NJ
Project Title: Terrific Tensile Tester: A Cost Effective Solution for Evaluating Adhesive Systems
 
Miller, Jett Grade: 6th
Saginaw Arts and Sciences Academy, Merrill, MI
Project Title: Improving Air Bag Safety
 
Mitchell, Echo Grade: 7th
Rural Special School, Fox, AR
Project Title: The Arachnoid Fog Trap: Solving the Global Water Crisis
 
Mo, Luke Grade: 7th
Meyzeek Middle School, Louisville, KY
Project Title: Does Ambient Particulate Matter Cause Cytotoxicity and DNA Damage?
 
Modi, Ashini Grade: 8th
Caddo Parish Middle Magnet School, Shreveport, LA
Project Title: Photometric Detection of Extra Solar Planetary Transits Across Sun-Like Stars
 
Morrison, Jacob Grade: 7th
Whitewater Middle School, Senoia, GA
Project Title: Collision Chaos
 
Mukherjee, Olina Grade: 6th
Kentucky Avenue School, Pittsburgh, PA
Project Title: Complex Social Behavior in Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches
 
Mulvihill, John Grade: 6th
Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic School, Louisville, KY
Project Title: Creating Pawpaw Bioplastics
 
Murali, Rohan Grade: 7th
Nazareth Catholic School, San Diego, CA
Project Title: Functional Orthotic Materials: Force Reduction during Impacts
 
Muriel, Gabriela Grade: 8th
Saint Rose of Lima Catholic School, Aventura, FL
Project Title: Paraplegics Achieving Stability in the Vertical Wind Tunnel
 
Nachod, Benjamin Grade: 8th
Roberto Clemente MIddle School, Clarksburg, MD
Project Title: Measuring the Effect of Different Seaweed Based Bio-stimulants on the Growth of Plants
 
Naga, Varsha Grade: 8th
Lawton Chiles Middle School, Oviedo, FL
Project Title: Rush to Green Gold: Comparitive Efficiency of Biofuel Processed from Green Sources vs. Fossil Fuels
 
Nanda, Jason Grade: 6th
Canterbury School, Fort Myers, FL
Project Title: Does Transmission Efficiency Correlate with Long-Term Durability in Worm Gear Reducers?
 
Nelson, Austin Grade: 7th
Seabrook Intermediate School, League City, TX
Project Title: Preserving Peanut Butter Puppies
 
Nikiforov, Alexandra Grade: 7th
Transit Middle School, Williamsville, NY
Project Title: EyeFitness
 
Nilvo, Gianna Grade: 6th
School of Dreams Academy, Los Lunas, NM
Project Title: The Digestion of Cat Food
 
Okuda, Matthew Grade: 8th
Waiakea Intermediate School, Hilo, HI
Project Title: Obtaining Optimum Efficiency in a Solar Autoclave: A Global Solution
 
Onofrietti, Julietta Grade: 8th
Toms River Intermediate North, Toms River, NJ
Project Title: Can Plant Derived Oils Act as a Natural Way to Decrease Caries Causing Bacteria Streptococcus mutans in the Oral Cavity?
 
Orth, Amara Grade: 8th
Lewis Central Middle School, Glenwood, IA
Project Title: Chemical Analysis of Honey Bee Propolis: Habitat Diversity Affects the Quality of Propolis, an Essential Component of Honey Bee Colonies
 
Owen, William Grade: 7th
Homeschool, Princeton, NJ
Project Title: Angular Momentum Transport in a Galactic Collision
 
Parikh, Khushi Grade: 8th
Westside Middle School Academy, Danbury, CT
Project Title: Artificial Intelligence Based Image Recognition to Diagnose Lyme Disease
 
Parker, Frances Grade: 7th
South Middle School, Lawrence, KS
Project Title: Simulations and Design of Protein Helix Stabilizers for ALS Treatment
 
Parsan, Anisha Grade: 7th
Fort Settlement Middle School, Sugarland, TX
Project Title: Go with the Flow (GFLOW)- Real-Time Street Flood Prediction and Warning System
 
Pattanayak, Samik Grade: 6th
Delphi Academy of Campbell, Saratoga, CA
Project Title: Does Screen Time before Bedtime Impinge the Quality of your Sleep ?
 
Peddinti, Sidhya Grade: 8th
Otto Middle School, Richardson, TX
Project Title: AlzAlertPi: Facial Recognition Alert System for Alzheimer's Patients
 
Perkins, Madison Grade: 7th
Gilmer Intermediate School, Gilmer, TX
Project Title: I’ve Got the Power:  Creating Sustainable Energy Using Bacterial and Algae Fuel Cells
 
Pilkinton, Hayden Grade: 8th
Holy Spirit Catholic High School, Boligee, AL
Project Title: Glaze Color Change
 
Piratla, Srivishnu Grade: 8th
Sharon Middle School, Sharon, MA
Project Title: R-View: An Inexpensive and Efficient System to Detect Firearms in Public Spaces
 
Pizzolato, Rachel Grade: 8th
John Curtis Christian, Metairie, LA
Project Title: Improving 3D Printed Turbine Efficiency by Exploiting the “Lotus Effect” Through the Application of Silicon Nanoparticles to Turbine Blade Surfaces and Varying the Wind Diverter Angle of a Venturi
 
Prabhakar, Ashwin Grade: 7th
Discovery Middle School, Madison, AL
Project Title: Synthetic Enhancement of Photosynthesis
 
Prawira, Jacqueline Grade: 8th
Altamont Elementary School, Mountain House, CA
Project Title: Bio.fiber.plastic: The Effect of Lignocellulosic Fiber in Enhancing the Formation and Tensile Strength of Rice Bioplastic
 
Quinn, Kate Grade: 6th
Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic School, Louisville, KY
Project Title: Exploring Atrazine's Neurotoxicity as a Possible Cause of Parkinson's Disease
 
Quittschreiber, Anthony Grade: 8th
Saint Matthew Lutheran School, Milford, MI
Project Title: Riddled with Potholes
 
Qureshi, Firas Grade: 8th
Fairmont Private School - Anaheim Hills Campus, Corona, CA
Project Title: A Geotechnical Investigation on Infused Soil Characteristics
 
Rahman, Abrar Grade: 6th
Harmony School of Political Science and Communication, Austin, TX
Project Title: Smart Personnel Assistant
 
Rajan, Gayatri Grade: 8th
Mason Middle School, Mason, OH
Project Title: Application Development for Alzheimer's Pre-Symptomatic Testing (ADAPT)
 
Raman, Vinay Grade: 8th
Arizona College Prep - Oakland, Chandler, AZ
Project Title: Effect of Chemical Dispersant Amount on the Difference of Interfacial Tension of Oil
 
Ramsey, Avery Grade: 7th
St. Francis of Assisi, Louisville, KY
Project Title: The Impact of Flame Retardants on Stem Cell Behavior
 
Rao, Arhan Grade: 7th
BASIS San Antonio Shavano Campus, San Antonio, TX
Project Title: Effect of Sleep Hormone “Melatonin” on Breast Cancer Growth
 
Rao, Gitanjali Grade: 7th
STEM School, Lone Tree, CO
Project Title: Detecting Lead Compounds in Water Using Carbon Nanotubes
 
Ravi, Vinay Grade: 8th
Pat and Catherine Fowler Middle School, Plano, TX
Project Title: The Application of Au Nanoparticles in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
 
Reilly, Laura Grade: 8th
Saint Matthew Catholic School, San Antonio, TX
Project Title: The Role of Tilapia Skin and UV Light on Tissue Regeneration and Wound Healing
 
Reilly, Paula Grade: 7th
Saint Matthew Catholic School, San Antonio, TX
Project Title: Biochemical and Physiologic Effects of Slime-Derived Gas Products
 
Revanur, Sneha Grade: 8th
Quimby Oak Middle School, San Jose, CA
Project Title: Analyzing Gender-Based Violence and Aggressive Behavior Through Social Media Data
 
Ribeiro, Nathaniel Grade: 8th
Warrenton Middle School, Warrenton, VA
Project Title: The Iron Chef System: The Essential Safety Cooking Accessories for Every Home and Kitchen
 
Risch, Brighton Grade: 6th
Great Valley Middle School, Malvern, PA
Project Title: Placebos and Prestige: Flavor Testing
 
Rivkin, Hannah Grade: 7th
Liberty Pines Academy, St Augustine, FL
Project Title: Which Airfoil Type Can Achieve the Greatest Angle of Attack (CL Max) Without Losing Lift?
 
Rodrigues, Kaia Grade: 7th
South Middle School, Brockton, MA
Project Title: Improving the Effectiveness of Highway Noise Barriers
 
Rogers, Kennedy Grade: 7th
Chapel Hill Middle School, Douglasville, GA
Project Title: Play It Safe: Detecting Concussion Prone Impacts in Youth Sports
 
Roice, Alicia Grade: 8th
Altamont Elementary School, Mountain House, CA
Project Title: Radical Terminators!: Comparing Antioxidant Activity of Different Polyphenol Rich Food Using the Briggs-Rauscher Reaction and a Raspberry Pi
 
Roice, Ashlyn Grade: 8th
Altamont Elementary School, Mountain House, CA
Project Title: Radical Terminators!: Comparing the Antioxidant Activity of Different Food Samples Using the Briggs-Rauscher Reaction and  Raspberry Pi
 
Rout, Arhan Grade: 8th
Stratford School - Sunnyvale Raynor Middle School, Cupertino, CA
Project Title: Using Adjuvant to Amplify the Effect of Organic Herbicides to Kill Undesired Plants
 
Roy, Supriya Grade: 8th
Homeschool, Rochester, MN
Project Title: Mathematical Modeling of Virus Transmission During the 1918 Influenza Pandemic
 
Ruccio, Emma Grade: 8th
Talcott Mountain Academy, Southington, CT
Project Title: Got Your Back
 
Ryan, Kyle Grade: 6th
Rye Neck Middle School, Mamaroneck, NY
Project Title: Air Pollution: Particulate Matter in the Village of Mamaroneck
 
Sajith, Lakshmi Grade: 8th
Harvest Park Middle School, Pleasanton, CA
Project Title: Save Aquatic Life – An Alternative to Toxic Chemicals in Sunscreen
 
Salahifar, Aylin Grade: 8th
Stratford School - Sunnyvale Raynor Middle School, Redwood City, CA
Project Title: Using Adjuvants to Amplify the Effect of Organic Herbicides to Kill Undesired Plants
 
Sandrapaty, Vivek Grade: 7th
Howard Middle School, Ocala, FL
Project Title: Take a Dive into the Future of Water Safety: An Idea for a Small Electronic Device that May Prevent Accidental Drowning in Swimming Pools
 
Satanur, Diya Grade: 8th
Oak Middle School, Shrewsbury, MA
Project Title: Helping Hands - Aide Speech Disorder in Children
 
Schletewitz, Ashley Grade: 8th
Quail Lake Charter School, Sanger, CA
Project Title: Determining the Effects of Equisetum hyemale on the Growth Rate of Penicillium italicum
 
Schwickert, Maya Grade: 7th
BASIS Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Project Title: Dissolving Gelatin after High-Performance Synchro
 
Scurry, Blake Grade: 8th
Thurgood Marshall Middle School, San Diego, CA
Project Title: A Unique Spin on Aerodynamics; Airfoil Augmented with Semi-Auto Rotating Leading Edge Cylinder
 
Sen, Simmi Grade: 6th
Jason Lee Middle School, Vancouver, WA
Project Title: ColiClean - E. coli Water Filter
 
Seshadri, Rikhil Grade: 8th
Math and Science Academy, Woodbury, MN
Project Title: Low Cost, Non-aqueous Electrolyte Based Supercapacitors for Energy Storage
 
Seshan, Arvind Grade: 7th
Dorseyville Middle School, Pittsburgh, PA
Project Title: Leveraging Directional Antenna-Based Wireless Signal Localization to Aid Search and Rescue Efforts
 
Sevostianov, Ksenia Grade: 7th
Sierra Middle School, Las Cruces, NM
Project Title: Play "Spot the Difference" to Fight Cancer
 
Shah, Shaivi Grade: 8th
Arroyo Vista Middle School, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Project Title: iRelief: Smartphone-Based Eye Exercising Tool to Teduce Computer Vision Syndrome through Visual Movement Patterns
 
Shanmugam, Neel Grade: 8th
Otto Middle School, Richardson, TX
Project Title: Feeling Feelings - Using Wearable Technology to Teach Autistic Children Emotion Recognition
 
Sharma, Cameron Grade: 8th
George H. Moody Middle School, Glen Allen, VA
Project Title: Was This Year’s Flu Epidemic Preventable: Designing the Type A Flu Vaccine, A Novel Computational Biology Approach
 
Sharma, Pratishtha Grade: 8th
Seabrook Intermediate School, League City, TX
Project Title: It's Lit!
 
Sharp, Regan Grade: 7th
Saint Columban School, Loveland, OH
Project Title: What Factors Impact Muscle Stretch?
 
Shepherd, Dhivya Grade: 8th
Springhouse Middle School, Allentown, PA
Project Title: Fermentation in Aerobic and Anaerobic Environments
 
Shin, John Grade: 7th
Birchwood School, Richfield, OH
Project Title: Predicting Geomagnetic Storms with GPS
 
Siems, Bentley Grade: 6th
Delta Woods Middle School, Blue Springs, MO
Project Title: Radiation's Effects on Bacteria Surface Area
 
Sikdar, Diptanshu Grade: 8th
Challenger School - Sunnyvale, Milpitas, CA
Project Title: Energy Harvesting Utilizing a Wind-Driven Triboelectric Generator
 
Simmons, Mikayla Grade: 8th
Orange County Preparatory Academy, Orlando, FL
Project Title: The Number 7 May Prove to be Lucky with Cancer
 
Singh, Ridhima Grade: 7th
Farragut Middle School, Knoxville, TN
Project Title: Does Urbanization Impact Flooding?
 
Sivakumar, Parmesh Grade: 7th
Arcola Intermediate School, Collegeville, PA
Project Title: Maximizing the Combustion Power of Ethanol
 
Slettnes, Espen Grade: 7th
Homeschool, Castro Valley, CA
Project Title: Minimal Embedding Dimensions of Rectangle k-Visibility Graphs
 
Soliman, Ziyad Grade: 8th
Islamic School of San Diego, Del Mar, CA
Project Title: Map It Right!
 
Spalvieri, Anna Grade: 8th
Saint Kilian Parish School, Seven Fields, PA
Project Title: Eye See It Differently
 
Sreenivasan, Prayag Grade: 7th
Canyon Vista Middle School, Austin, TX
Project Title: Analyzing Asymmetry in Human Locomotion to Improve Body Posture
 
Stover, Nicole Grade: 8th
Julia Landon College Preparatory and Leadership Development School, Jacksonville, FL
Project Title: The Effect of Dissolved Oxygen Augmentation on the Kratky Non-circulating Method of Hydroponic Tomato Cultivation
 
Sukhon, Ahmad Grade: 6th
Michigan Islamic Academy, annarbor, MI
Project Title: Braille Translator Device and Software
 
Sun, Arely Grade: 8th
The Harker School, Saratoga, CA
Project Title: The Effect of Mushroom Species and Substrates on the Properties of a Novel Biodegradable Material: Mycelium
 
Sury, Esha Grade: 8th
Challenge Middle School, Greenwood Village, CO
Project Title: Synergizing Antibiotics with Broad-Range Bacteriophage K and Prophylactic Silver Nanoparticles: An Attempt to Tackle Specific Cases of Resistance
 
Sury, Neil Grade: 7th
Challenge Middle School, Greenwood Village, CO
Project Title: Enhancing Gecko Adhesive Technology Using Micro-Fiter Nano Molding and Carbon Nanotubes
 
Swamy, Sonia Grade: 6th
Challenger School - Sunnyvale, Cupertino, CA
Project Title: AlgalPlast - Sustainable Bioplastic from Algae and its Effect on Tensile Strength, Water Resistance, and Compostability
 
Syed, Faisal Grade: 8th
Schmucker Middle School, Granger, IN
Project Title: The Effect of Artificial Sweeteners on Drosophila melanogaster Circadian Rhythms
 
Taylor, Michael Grade: 8th
Littleton Middle School, Littleton, MA
Project Title: An Analysis of the Effects of Increased Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide on the Protein Concentration and Proteinogenic Amino Acid Concentrations of Brassica rapa Floral Pollen: A Potential Cause of Honeybee Colony Loss and Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD)
 
Thanamala, Jaanavi Grade: 8th
Iron Horse Middle School, San Ramon, CA
Project Title: How Audience Size Affects An Adolescent Speaker's Heart Rate
 
Thomas, Joseph Grade: 7th
Saint Christopher School, San Jose, CA
Project Title: A Machine Learning Approach to Predicting NBA Rookie Potential
 
Thomas, Sarah Grade: 8th
Roberto Clemente MIddle School, Clarksburg, MD
Project Title: The Effects of Aerobic and Anaerobic Conditions on the Metabolic Efficiency of Yeast
 
Tubbs, Carl Grade: 7th
Albert W. Merrill Middle School, Des Moines, IA
Project Title: Taking the Sting from the Swing
 
Udata, Dev Rishi Grade: 8th
Valley Catholic Middle School, Beaverton, OR
Project Title: Adsorbtion of Lead in Contaminated Water
 
Uroda, Danielle Grade: 7th
Saint Theresa School, Camp Hill, PA
Project Title: Crash Barriers: Plastic or Sand?
 
Vaidyanathan, Annika Grade: 8th
Sanford Middle School, Oviedo, FL
Project Title: The Sweet Sound of Silence: A New Design for Quieter Vent and Fan Grilles (Year 2 Study)
 
van Zyl, Marc Grade: 7th
J.C. Booth Middle School, Peachtree City, GA
Project Title: Automatic Mangivison
 
Vangal, Pratik Grade: 8th
Stoller Middle School, Portland, OR
Project Title: Ameliorating Acute Respiratory Infections from Solid Biomass Fuel Combustion and Empowering Rural Kitchens with a Sustainable, Cost-Effective Ventilation Solution
 
Vaniakin, Tatiana Grade: 8th
George H. Moody Middle School, Richmond, VA
Project Title: The Effect of Dominant and Non-dominant Brain Stimulation on Cognitive Skills
 
Velazco, Adam Grade: 6th
Ironwood Elementary, Marana, AZ
Project Title: Wildlife Construction Malfunction
 
Venkatesh, Akshaya Grade: 8th
BASIS Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Project Title: A Novel Mobile App to Minimize Food Waste and Maximize Harvest
 
Verma, Akash Grade: 7th
Abraham Lincoln Middle School, Gainesville, FL
Project Title: Boosting Cognitive Skills: An EEG Study
 
Vinay, Ananya Grade: 7th
Granite Ridge Intermediate School, Fresno, CA
Project Title: Testing Effectiveness of Computer-Based Study vs Traditional Methods: Are You Being a Neo-luddite?
 
Volety, Uma Grade: 8th
Roland-Grise Middle School, Wilmington, NC
Project Title: What's in Your Water? Lethal and Sub-Lethal Effects of the Polyfluorinated Compound, GenX, on the Eastern Oyster, Crassostrea virginica
 
Wang, Emily Grade: 7th
Urbana Middle School, Frederick, MD
Project Title: Effect of Neem Leaf as an Antifungal and Antibacterial Agent
 
Wang, Gavin Grade: 8th
Lancaster Country Day School, Wyomissing, PA
Project Title: Characteristics of High-Energy Cosmic Rays
 
Wang, Haiyan Grade: 8th
Summit Middle Charter School, Boulder, CO
Project Title: Plant Growth in a Mars-Like Environment
 
Washburn, Olivia Grade: 8th
American Heritage School, Orem, UT
Project Title: THE NOISY NICU- There's a Cap For That
 
Williams, Regan Grade: 7th
Roland-Grise Middle School, Wilmington, NC
Project Title: One Grass, Two Grass, Old Grass, New Grass: Tropicalization and Its Effects on a Coastal Marine Ecosystem
 
Wilmot, Ayana Grade: 7th
Oakwood Country School, San Martin, CA
Project Title: Factors Affecting the Rate of Photosynthesis of California Lichens: A Suitability Study into Oxygen Production on Mars
 
Wingate, Alexandra Grade: 7th
The Nueva School, San Mateo, CA
Project Title: Using Probabilistic Techniques to Build a Better Primality Test
 
Winston, Cleah Grade: 6th
Homeschool, Seattle, WA
Project Title: Investigating Cyber-Security in Autonomous Cars
 
Wisco, Tiadora Grade: 7th
Bend Science Station, Bend, OR
Project Title: Exploration of BZ Magnetic Rings
 
Woodley, Andrew Grade: 8th
Saint Patrick Catholic School, Rolla, MO
Project Title: The Effect of the Angle of a Fidget Spinner on Spin Time
 
Wurman, Ethan Grade: 8th
Summit Middle Charter School, Boulder, CO
Project Title: A Salt and Battery: The Electrolysis of Salt Water Solutions
 
Wylonis, Leo Grade: 8th
Tredyffrin-Easttown Middle School, Berwyn, PA
Project Title: “Make Airplanes Great Again”: Optimizing and Controlling Aircraft Wing Shape and Efficiency In-Flight Through Novel Polymer Artificial Muscle Actuators
 
Yacoubian, Daron Grade: 7th
Saint Gregory A & M Hovsepian School, Glendale, CA
Project Title: PorSHA H2O (Portable Solar Heating Apparatus)
 
Yamashita, Abby Grade: 7th
International School of Monterey, Monterey, CA
Project Title: Are Handheld Devices Really Affecting Your Body?
 
Yang, Vincent Grade: 8th
Radford School, El Paso, TX
Project Title: An Unprecedented Approach to Perceive Surrounding Environment: Helping the Visually Impaired and Blind with a New Invention
 
Yao, Henry Grade: 6th
Challenger School - Sunnyvale, Sunnyvale, CA
Project Title: What's in Your Lunch Box? - Exploring the Effect of Time and Temperature on Nitrite Level in Cooked Foods
 
Yarlagadda, Ananya Grade: 7th
Edlin School, Ashburn, VA
Project Title: Predicting Gene Mutations that Could Cause Cystic Fibrosis
 
Yen, Aidan Grade: 7th
Lagrange Middle School, Poughkeepsie, NY
Project Title: The Effects of Ultraviolet Light on Yeast Cells
 
Yuan, Camellia Grade: 8th
Mountain Logan Middle School, Providence, UT
Project Title: The Application of Sound Detection in Antiterrorism
 
Zebrowski, Emma Grade: 8th
Our Lady Queen of Angels School, Irvine, CA
Project Title: How do the Angle and Direction of a Solar Cell Affect the Amount of Energy Generated?
 
Zemek, Jackson Grade: 8th
Winchester Thurston School, Pittsburgh, PA
Project Title: Harvester Robot
 
Zhan, Gary Grade: 8th
Bear River Charter School, North Logan, UT
Project Title: The Colder, the Bluer – Significant Enhancement of Indigoidine Production Using a Cold-Shock Inducible Promoter
 
Zuravel, Kaitlyn Grade: 8th
R. Max Abbott Middle School, Fayetteville, NC
Project Title: Glue Busters: A Quest to See which Glue Will Make a Lap Joint with the Largest Ultimate Shear Strength and Be Most Efficient Over Time Considering the Ultimate Shear Strength of the Joint as Well as the Cost and Mass of the Glue
 
Zuravel, Lauren Grade: 6th
R. Max Abbott Middle School, Fayettville, NC
Project Title: Glue Busters: A Quest to See which Glue Will Make a Lap Joint with the Largest Ultimate Shear Strength and Be Most Efficient Over Time Considering the Ultimate Shear Strength of the Joint as Well as the Cost and Mass of the Glue

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