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  • Doing Science

    Why I volunteer at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

    By Scott Duke Kominers

    Intel ISEF 2005, Intel STS 2005MBA Class of 1960 Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business SchoolFaculty Affiliate: Harvard Department of Economics and Harvard Center of Mathematical Sciences and ApplicationsCo-chair: Mathematics Grand Awards Judging, Intel ISEF

    My Intel ISEF project back in 2005 was in quadratic form representation...

    07:00 AM, March 7, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Advocate Program helps teacher and students find success at science fairs

    After her first year guiding students through science fairs, Elizabeth Proctor, a teacher at Jasper County High School in Monticello, Georgia, wasn’t sure if she would continue participating in the competitions.  

    At a school where over half of the students are eligible for free or reduced lunch, it can be difficult for the community to get behind science fairs, especially...

    09:20 AM, March 5, 2018
  • Doing Science

    This woman in STEM shows children that anyone can be an inventor

    Ruth Amos didn’t originally plan on becoming an engineer. In fact, when she was in secondary school in Great Britain, she wanted to be a lawyer. But taking an engineering class sent her on a totally different path.

    "Since I was a girl, I was expected to design a jewelry box," she said. 

    But instead, Ruth invented the StairSteady, after her teacher challenged her to create...

    09:17 AM, March 2, 2018
  • Doing Science

    There’s an app for that: These 4 alumni are blazing new trails with their amazing apps

    Smartphone technology and apps have revolutionized how we work, study, and even date. It's not surprising, therefore, that Society alumni are on the forefront of this revolutionary technology, developing new cutting-edge apps that can help in every aspect of daily life.

    Read on to learn about four alumni (including the Father of Google Apps) who have created mobile apps for efficient...

    11:15 AM, February 15, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Teen cancer researchers meet Nobel Laureates in Stockholm

    It's not every day that a college freshman gets to dine with Nobel Laureates. But that's exactly what three Intel International Science and Engineering Fair finalists did this winter when they traveled to Stockholm, Sweden to attend the Nobel Prize festivities as well as the Stockholm International Youth Science Seminar (SIYSS), an annual weeklong event for young international scientists....

    07:00 AM, December 29, 2017
  • Doing Science

    American teen studying Zika brings research to India's National Science Fair

    This summer, two Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2017 finalists traveled to India to present their research at the IRIS National Science Fair (IRIS) and explore the country. Rahul Subramaniam and Clara Wagner were afforded this opportunity as part of an award they received at Intel ISEF 2017, the Intel-Indo U.S. Science and Technology Forum Scientific and Cultural Visit to...

    07:00 AM, December 28, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Intel ISEF winners soar to new heights at test pilots symposium

    Ivo Zell and Raymond Wang have a lot in common. They are both Gordon E. Moore Award winners, the top prize given at Intel ISEF. (Ivo won in 2017 while Raymond won in 2015.) But in addition to this incredible accomplishment, both were Special Award Organization Winners of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots (SETP) in their respective years and later had an opportunity to speak at...

    11:29 AM, November 9, 2017
  • Doing Science

    'Science research pumps motivation into my veins': Intel ISEF 2017 finalists take on Estonia

    This summer, two Intel ISEF 2017 finalists traveled to Estonia to present their research at European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS) competition. They were afforded this opportunity as part of an award they received at Intel ISEF 2017.

    Read on to learn more about their trip.


    Kendra Zhang


    11:44 AM, October 23, 2017
  • Doing Science

    'Embracing your inner nerd': Intel ISEF 2017 finalists take on China

    This summer, five Intel ISEF 2017 finalists traveled to China to present their research at the largest national Chinese science competition, the China Adolescent Science & Technology Innovation Contest (CASTIC). They were afforded this opportunity as part of an award they received at Intel ISEF 2017.

    Read on to learn more about their trip from a few of the finalists.


    07:00 AM, October 11, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Feng Zhang becomes Society Board Member

    The Society for Science & the Public is excited to share that noted scientist, Feng Zhang, has joined the Society’s Board of Trustees. Zhang is a molecular biologist focused on developing tools to better understand brain function and treat neurological and psychiatric disorders. He played an integral role in the creation of two revolutionary tools, optogenetics and the CRISPR-Cas...

    10:45 AM, September 28, 2017

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