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2000 Intel ISEF Special Awards

Intel ISEF

AARP Andrus Foundation

All expense paid trip to the 2000 annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, which will be held November 17-21, 2000 in Washington, D.C.

GN002: Influence of Sex Hormones on Development of Bone Cancer. Benjamin Charles Beranek, 16, Jefferson High School, Lafayette, Indiana

GN005: Enhancement of PC-12 Cellular Populations by Anthocyanins From Ericaceae. Korri Ayn Thiessen, 14, Gold Beach High School, Gold Beach, Oregon

Acoustical Society of America

First Award of $500

PH036: Toward a Framework for Quantifying Timbre: Phase III. Leanne E. Dodge, 18, Bloomington High School South, Bloomington, Indiana

Honorable Mention Awards

EN065: Can Acoustical Methods Be Used to Detect and Characterize Corrosion?. George Hwang, 15, Carman-Ainsworth High School, Flint, Michigan

PH033: Non-Intrusive Speed Determination by Doppler Shift. Glen G. Cheng, 15, Ruidoso High School, Ruidoso, New Mexico

PH050: Sound Techniques for Studying Granular Material. Naveen N. Sinha, 15, Los Alamos High School, Los Alamos, New Mexico

Albert B. Sabin Vaccine Institute

Awards of $500 for participants whose projects are related to infectious disease, vaccinology or immunology.

BI017: Screening for Protease Inhibitors to Block HIV Maturation and Infectivity. Shalini Therese Low-Nam, 17, Boulder High School, Boulder, Colorado

BI025: Determination of a Nuclear Localization Signal in Integrase Interactor 1 ( INI1 ) Potential Therapeutic Site for HIV-1 Integration. Monica Sircar, 17, Bronx High School of Science, Bronx, New York

ME006: Immune System Response to Viral Infections. Monica Rose Magnan, 15, Rickards High School, Tallahassee, Florida

MI029: Evidence for a Lipoprotein Scavenger Receptor in African Trypanosome. Emmanuelle Nathalie St. Jean, 17, Midwood High School at Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York

American Association for Artificial Intelligence

Awards of $1,000

BI043: DNA Computation of a Subset Sum: Phase II. Joel Lewis Stevens, 17, The Academy of Science and Technology, Conroe, Texas

CS001: Complex Emergent Behavior in a Multi-Robot System. Edmund M. Rogers, 17, Canterbury School, Fort Myers, Florida

CS006: Progressive Neural Networking: Two-Year Study. Muhammed Abdul Ali, 18, Mankato West High School, Mankato, Minnesota

CS020: QBots System for Developing Mobile Robot Software in Less Time for Less Cost. Eser Kubali Chamoglu, 17, Horace Mann School, Bronx, New York

CS021: Taskable Simple Onboard Adaptive Robot Controllers in Real-World Complex Environments: Two-Year Study. Leonardo F. Urbano, 17, Christ The King Regional High School, Middle Village, New York

CS024: Semantic Poetry Creation Using Lexicographic and Natural Language Texts. Jordan Lee Boyd-Graber, 17, Arkansas School of Mathematics & Sciences, Hot Springs, Arkansas

CS028: Application of Advanced Genetic Algorithms for Optimization of Lens Design. Alexander A. Gondarenko, 17, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Alexandria, Virginia

CS033: Formulation of a Document Content Specification System to Support the Development and Implementation of a Content Index Network. Alexander Grant Clark, 18, Saint Andrew's Episcopal School, Ridgeland, Mississippi

CS045: Intelligent Genetic Algorithm. Joseph Simon Reisinger, 17, The Woodlands High School, The Woodlands, Texas

CS049: Story of Understanding Program in Prolog. Hasuk Francis Song, 16, La Jolla High School, La Jolla, California

CS303: Hybrid Text to Speech 2000: Phase II. Joseph E. Pechter, 18, Saint Edward's School, Vero Beach, Florida; William H. Pechter, 18, Saint Edward's School, Vero Beach, Florida

EN019: Sleuthbot Robotic Search Tool. Ryan Randall Patterson, 16, Central High School, Grand Junction, Colorado

EN049: ROX-544 Walking Like an Insect. Alexis Lussier Desbiens, 17, Cegep de Victoriaville, Victoriaville, Quebec, Canada

EN052: Developing Tactile Sensors for a Mechanical Hand: Two-Year Study. Jason N. Harris, 16, The Academy of Science and Technology, Conroe, Texas

MA310: Cellular Automata Cyber Creepy Crawlies. Ian Levi Nelson, 18, Arkansas School of Mathematics & Sciences, Hot Springs, Arkansas; Dagny Lauren Looper, 18, Arkansas School of Mathematics & Sciences, Hot Springs, Arkansas

American Association for Clinical Chemistry

First Award of $500

ME082: Discovery of Angiogenesis Inhibition by Garlic. Ahmed S. Mousa, 16, Avon Grove High School, West Grove, Pennsylvania

Second Award of $300

ME052: Atomic Force Microscopy Study of Membrane Protein CFTR. Kate Elizabeth Pedatella, 18, Paul D. Schreiber Senior High School, Port Washington, New York

Third Award of $200

ME058: Anticancer Floritoxin in Aleurites molucanna : Two-Year Study. Shanelle Meleaka Sanborn, 17, Kamehameha Secondary School, Honolulu, Hawaii

American Association of Physics Teachers and the American Physical Society

First Award of $1,000

PH005: Violin Bridge Will the Stradivarius Legend Continue?. Michael T. Hasper, 17, Maclay High School, Tallahassee, Florida

Second Award of $400

PH022: Laser Diffraction From a Fractal Aperture. Jonathan Robert Murphy, 18, Tullahoma High School, Tullahoma, Tennessee

Third Award of $300

PH053: Effect of an Excimer Laser on Morpho menelaus Wings. Rachel Lauren Rosenberg, 15, Hilton Head High School, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Honorable Mention Awards of a Certificate

PH012: Isolating Plasma Species Initiating Internal Electrostatic Fields for Plasma Heating. Garrett J. Young, 17, Young Homeschool, Branchburg, New Jersey

PH013: Full-Range Pressure Gauge by Using Optical Refraction Method. Fu-Feng David Lee, 14, Chiao-Nan Junior High School, Miao-Li, Taiwan, Chinese Taipei

PH041: Feel the Force Equivalence of General Relativity and Gauge Theory. Oludamini Denison Ogunnaike, 14, The Charter School of Wilmington, Wilmington, Delaware

American Astronautical Society

First Award of $300, a plaque, a two-year AAS student membership, and the latest book from the AAS Science and Technology series and Advances in the Astronautical Sciences series.

EA019: Cyanobacteria vs. Mars Can Cyanobacteria Survive Mars-Like Conditions?. Vanessa McGee Crawford, 17, Tucson Magnet High School, Tucson, Arizona

Second Award of $100, a one-year AAS student membership, a Certificate of Recognition, and the latest book from the AAS Science and Technology series.

EA017: Dynamic Formation of Tidal Structure in Interacting Galaxies as Determined by Newtonian Model Computer Simulations: Phase II. Daniel Alan Perley, 17, Socorro High School, Socorro, New Mexico

Third Award of $100, a one-year AAS student membership, a Certificate of Recognition, and the latest book from the AAS Science and Technology series.

EA007: Sailing Into Space Reflecting on a Solution. Ulyana N. Horodyskyj, 14, Padua Franciscan High School, Parma, Ohio

American Astronomical Society and the Astronomical Society of the Pacific

Priscilla and Bart Bok First Award of $500

EA028: Cosmic Bubbles Improving Hi Shell Detection Around Massive Stars. Francis Boulva, 17, College Jean-de-Brebeuf, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Priscilla and Bart Bok Honorable Mention Award

EA017: Dynamic Formation of Tidal Structure in Interacting Galaxies as Determined by Newtonian Model Computer Simulations: Phase II. Daniel Alan Perley, 17, Socorro High School, Socorro, New Mexico

American Chemical Society

First Award of $500

Second Award of $300

Third Award of $200

Fourth Award of $100

Honorable Mention Awards

American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science

All expense-paid trips for five weeks and a scholarship to the Bessie Lawrence International Summer Science Institute at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel. The International Summer Science Institute provides students with an opportunity to work with top Weizmann Institute researchers, and learn about life in Israel.

EA003: Simulating Hydric Conditions in Non-Hydric Soils to Redoximorphically Define Wetlands: Three-Year Study. Austin Anthony DeCock, 18, Lake Park/Audubon High School, Lake Park, Minnesota

Presented by the Borman Foundation

CH001: Mechanisms of the Photoisomerization of Conjugated Dienes as a Model for the Primary Visual Event. Nazanin Jouei, 18, Ely High School, Pompano Beach, Florida

EV085: Surfactant Solubilization of Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons. Linsey Michelle Brown, 17, Cass Technical High School, Detroit, Michigan

American Geological Institute

First Award of $300

EA031: Shield Volcanos, Coronae and Lithospheric Evolution on Venus. Carolyn Morgan Tewksbury, 14, Clinton Senior High School, Clinton, New York

Second Award of $200

EA019: Cyanobacteria vs. Mars Can Cyanobacteria Survive Mars-Like Conditions?. Vanessa McGee Crawford, 17, Tucson Magnet High School, Tucson, Arizona

Third Award of $100

EA026: Nucleation Process and Isomorphism Ionic Salts. Maria Piedad Rossi, 16, Colegio de la Salle, Talca, Septemia Region, Chile

Honorable Mention Awards

EA003: Simulating Hydric Conditions in Non-Hydric Soils to Redoximorphically Define Wetlands: Three-Year Study. Austin Anthony DeCock, 18, Lake Park/Audubon High School, Lake Park, Minnesota

EA307: Effects of Land Use on the Geomorphology and Water Quality of North Burnt Fork Creek:Two-Year Study. Cassandra Lynn Koerner, 16, Stevensville High School, Stevensville, Montana; Lynessa Kellogg, 16, Stevensville High School, Stevensville, Montana

EN046: Effects of Bank Stabilization on the Yellowstone River. Joy Claire Womack, 17, Billings West High School, Billings, Montana

Association of Engineering Geologists (AEG) Award for the project that best demonstrates research in environmental and engineering geoscience in which the study incorporates the interpretation of the Earth and Earth processes and their interaction with the safe and effective human use and protection of the Earth's systems. The awardee receives a technical volume in Engineering Geology and the awardee's teacher receives a complimentary Membership in the Association for the following year.

EA040: Properties of Snow Snow Crystal Metamorphism: Phase III. Garl H. Germann, 19, Ennis High School, Ennis, Texas

American Indian Science and Engineering Society

Award of $500, a plaque and an AISES T-shirt for the project that best represents the relationship between science/mathematics/technology/engineering and American Indian culture.

PH018: Evaluating Primitive Archery: Phase II. Caleb K. McAdoo, 16, Elko High School, Elko, Nevada

American Intellectual Property Law Association

First Award of $500 and a certificate

CS001: Complex Emergent Behavior in a Multi-Robot System. Edmund M. Rogers, 17, Canterbury School, Fort Myers, Florida

ME091: Dopamine-3 Receptor Agonist as a Novel Antiglaucoma Agent. Eugenia Chu, 16, Evans High School, Evans, Georgia

MI022: Aluminum Enhancement by Recently Discovered Thermoacidophile: Two-Year Study. Terri Katherine Myers, 17, Northwestern High School, Kokomo, Indiana

Second Award of $250 and a certificate

BI005: Enhanced Gel Barrier on French Fry Oil Absorption During Deep-Fat Frying: Four-Year Study. Gregory Mark Striemer, 16, Lake Park/Audubon High School, Lake Park, Minnesota

CH013: XY Zeolite to Reduce Polymer Flammability. Laura Domenica Ryssdal, 15, Gold Beach High School, Gold Beach, Oregon

EN040: Smart Tufts Technologies That Could Potentially Provide a Small, Lightweight and Inexpensive Way to Accurately Sense Airspeed and Direction. Matthew Alan Rodgers, 16, Hayfield Secondary School, Alexandria, Virginia

American Mathematical Society

First Place Karl Menger Award of $1,000

MA051: Extension of a Theorem of Kiming and Olsson for p(n) : Two-Year Study. Jayce R. Getz, 18, Big Sky High School, Missoula, Montana

Second Place Karl Menger Awards of $500

MA029: Reciprocity Laws Establishing the Quadratic Character of Remainder Classes in Fields. Zachary Howard Cohn, 17, Half Hollow Hills High School East, Dix Hills, New York

PH048: New Method for Computation of Wave Functions Using the Reverse Cantor Set Based Rational Delta Function. Aadel Ahmed Chaudhuri, 17, West High School, Salt Lake City, Utah

Third Place Karl Menger Awards of $250

MA010: C-Transformation Introduction of a New Geometric Transformation. Ching Tang Chen, 15, Taipei Municipal Chien-Kuo Senior High School, Taipei, Taiwan

MA041: Dynamics of CD4 T Cells in HIV-1 Patients Under HAART Implications in Immune System Restoration. Elaine Pei-San Gee, 18, Frederick High School, Frederick, Maryland

MA042: Elliptical Tangents. Vasily Vladimirovich Starodubtsev, 17, Clovis High School, Clovis, California

MA303: Method for Raising Real Numbers to a Rational Power and its Computer Implementation. Siarhei Markouski, 15, School N41, Minsk, Belarus; Ilya Malakhovsky, 15, School N41, Minsk, Belarus

Honorable Mention Awards

MA019: Random Circle on Target. Craig Allen Schroeder, 17, Wessington Springs High School, Wessington Springs, South Dakota

MA052: Solution of the Problem of Walter Janous. Daniyar Z. Kamenov, 17, Lyceum School N20, Taldykorgan, Almatinskaya oblast, Kazakhstan

PH029: Euclidian Solutions in Quantum Gravity. Daniel Richard Green, 17, Handsworth Secondary School, N Vancouver, Canada

American Meteorological Society

First Award of $1,000

EA040: Properties of Snow Snow Crystal Metamorphism: Phase III. Garl H. Germann, 19, Ennis High School, Ennis, Texas

Second Award of $500

EA004: Pulsecellular Tornadogenesis: Two-Year Study. Jay Lawrence Michaels, 18, Cocoa High School, Cocoa, Florida

Third Award of $250

EA013: Using GPS to Quantify the Relative Lightning Risk of Ridges and Mesas: Three-Year Study. Aaron Taylor Burgess, 14, Fairview High School, Boulder, Colorado

Honorable Mention Awards

EA001: Verification of Lightning Strike Estimation Utilizing Induced VLF Interference. Drew V. Blas, 16, Cheyenne East High School, Cheyenne, Wyoming

EA014: Radar Modeling of Hurricanes Changes in Internal Structure of a Hurricane at Landfall. Carl M. Sandin, 18, Mast Academy, Key Biscayne, Florida

EA015: Accuracy of Amateur Meteorologist's Predictions of Advanced Meteorological Station vs. Natural Indicators and Basic Equipment: Two-Year Study. Allison Cathleen Carter, 17, Central High School, Macon, Georgia

American Physiological Society

First Award of $1,000

ZO022: Effects of Cryoprotectants on the Revivification of Frozen Crickets: Three-Year Study. Ellyn Anne Easley, 17, Alamogordo Senior High School, Alamogordo, New Mexico

Second Award of $500

ME082: Discovery of Angiogenesis Inhibition by Garlic. Ahmed S. Mousa, 16, Avon Grove High School, West Grove, Pennsylvania

Third Award of $500

ME059: Succulent Solution to a Burning Problem: Phase III. Kimberly Jane Buehring, 16, Banquete High School, Banquete, Texas

Fourth Award of $500

ME041: Reducing Lethal UV Radiation Damage in Fruit Flies Using Antioxidants. Jerri Lanette Ahrens, 18, North Toole County High School, Sunburst, Montana

American Phytopathological Society

First Award of $500

EV009: Welcome to the Collembola Cafe Effects of Collembola on Phystophtora infestant sporangia. Milena Evangelina Pastore, 16, Monte Vista Senior High School, Monte Vista, Colorado

Second Award of $350

BO001: Pathogenic Control of Tropical Soda Apples: Four-Year Study. Helen Irene Wiersma, 18, Okeechobee High School, Okeechobee, Florida

Third Award of $250

MI021: Tropical-Flavored Fungi. Tyler Lee Jorgenson, 14, Buena High School, Sierra Vista, Arizona

Fourth Award of $100

MI059: Growth Regulators of Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Sara Jo Weirather, 15, Central Lee High School, Donnellson, Iowa

American Psychological Association

First Award of $500 and a certificate

GN301: Effect of Music on Short-Term Memory of Alzheimer's Patients. Victoria Katherine Mitchell, 16, Bartlesville High School, Bartlesville, Oklahoma; Rachel Elizabeth Adams, 16, Bartlesville High School, Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Second Award of $250 and a certificate

BE036: Computer-Simulated Evolution. Jesse Sol Levinson, 16, Crystal Springs Uplands School, Hillsborough, California

Third Award of $125 and a certificate

BE022: Effects of Coping Mechanism Type on Physiological Stress Response and Resilience. Emily Kennedy Anthes, 17, Yorktown High School, Arlington, Virginia

Honorable Mention Awards

BE018: Category Fluency Amongst Spanish and English Speakers With Alzheimer's and Normal Cognition. Pedro Vidal Torres, 18, Miami Beach Senior High School, Miami Beach, Florida

BE021: Stress in Reproducing Wild Type and "Eyeless" Drosophila melanogaster : Two-Year Study. Seth A. R. Adkison, 15, Riverside Military Academy, Gainesville, Georgia

BE027: Does Age Affect a Child's Perception of Time?. Amanda Marie Lee, 18, Walhalla Senior High School, Walhalla, South Carolina

BE029: Effect of Sleep Restriction on the Cognitive Function of Elementary School Children: Phase II. Jenifer Anne Jewkes, 16, Carbon High School, Price, Utah

BE034: The Mold We're Pressed to Fit Influence of Societal Perceptions on Financial Status and Race. Laura Elizabeth Smith, 15, Renaissance High School, Detroit, Michigan

BE035: Attraction of Teddy Bears With Child-Like Features vs . Teddy Bears That Look Like Real Bears. Megan Leah Goins, 14, Renaissance High School, Detroit, Michigan

BE041: Patterns, Pressure and Preference Influence of Social Pressure and Mathematical Patterns on Musical Preference in Adolescents. Kathy Hsinjung Li, 17, Plano Senior High School, Plano, Texas

BE052: At the Beginning of the New Millennium a Warning Sign Depression in Adolescents. Federico Emanuel Iosa, 16, Esc. de Comercie "Republica de Panama", Concepcion, Tucuman, Argentina

BE316: Multiplying With Melody: Four-Year Study. Jessica Marie Oeth, 16, Ogden High School, Ogden, Iowa; Jessica Lauren Grillo, 17, Ogden High School, Ogden, Iowa; Margaret Elizabeth Wimmer, 17, Ogden High School, Ogden, Iowa

American Society for Horticultural Science

First Award of $500

BO050: CO 2 's Effect on Philodendron Root Growth. Keith Dennis Lukasik, 16, Detroit Catholic Central High School, Redford, Michigan

Second Award of $150

BO034: Cloning of Methionine Sulfoxide Reductase in Fruits. Ajita Shukla, 18, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Alexandria, Virginia

Third Award of $100

BO038: "Juglone" Plant Benefaction of the Black Walnut Tree. Shannon Leigh Smith, 17, West Lauderdale High School, Collinsville, Mississippi

American Society of Agronomy

First Award of $500 in Crops

BO308: Characteristics of Corn That Aid in Tolerance to Ultra-Violet Radiation. Edwin B. Schultz, 18, Midland High School, Varna, Illinois; Richie Fredrick Weers, 18, Midland High School, Varna, Illinois

First Award of $500 in Soil

EA003: Simulating Hydric Conditions in Non-Hydric Soils to Redoximorphically Define Wetlands: Three-Year Study. Austin Anthony DeCock, 18, Lake Park/Audubon High School, Lake Park, Minnesota

First Award of $500 in Environment

EV005: Effects of High Phosphorus Levels in the Everglades Implications for Restoration: Three-Year Study. Natalie Elisse Bentolila, 17, Cooper City High School, Cooper City, Florida

American Society of Pharmacognosy

Awards of $500 for projects involving the study of natural products in any relevant category area.

CH308: Production of a Shampoo Base on Extracts From Gliricidia sepium. Alejandra Fernandez-Sanchez, 18, Costarican Scientist High School, Montes de Oca, Costa Rica; Maria Jesus Solis-Duran, 17, Costarican Scientist High School, Montes de Oca, Costa Rica; Graciela Oguilve-Villalobos, 17, Costarican Scientist High School, Montes de Oca, Costa Rica

ME082: Discovery of Angiogenesis Inhibition by Garlic. Ahmed S. Mousa, 16, Avon Grove High School, West Grove, Pennsylvania

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

First Award of $500 and certificate

GN012: Alzheimer's and its Variablity by Sex and Age in Yauco. Wilfredo Mercado, 14, Jose O Torres Fermosa, Yauco, Puerto Rico

Honorable Mention Award of $100 and a certificate

BE043: Actual and Perceived Noise Exposure in Teenage Boys and Girls: Phase II. Shannon Lea Goebel, 17, Ursuline Academy, St. Louis, Missouri

GN301: Effect of Music on Short-Term Memory of Alzheimer's Patients. Victoria Katherine Mitchell, 16, Bartlesville High School, Bartlesville, Oklahoma; Rachel Elizabeth Adams, 16, Bartlesville High School, Bartlesville, Oklahoma

American Statistical Association

First Award of $500 and a plaque

MI072: Analyzing for a Correlation Between Chlamydia pneumoniae and Nitric Oxide in the Development of Atherosclerosis and Creation of New Clinical Diagnostic Scales and Mathematical Models: Multi-Phase Investigation. Linda J. Arnade, 17, Palm Bay High School, Melbourne, Florida

Second Award of $300

BE022: Effects of Coping Mechanism Type on Physiological Stress Response and Resilience. Emily Kennedy Anthes, 17, Yorktown High School, Arlington, Virginia

Third Award of $100

PH005: Violin Bridge Will the Stradivarius Legend Continue?. Michael T. Hasper, 17, Maclay High School, Tallahassee, Florida

ZO009: Miracle of Metamorphosis Effects of Chemical Pollution on Lepidoptern Development: Two-Year Study. Michelle Elizabeth Afkhami, 16, Williams High School, Plano, Texas

American Veterinary Medical Association

Awards of $500 and a plaque for outstanding projects in animal health, public health, comparative medicine, biomedical research and/or food animal health.

EV056: Effects of Ivermectin on Dung Fauna Diversity. Crystal Lynn Gammon, 17, School of the Osage, Kaiser, Missouri

GN011: Long Telomeres in the Long-Lived Galapagos Tortoise: Two-Year Study. Alex A. Pollen, 18, Lexington High School, Lexington, Massachusetts

ME013: Cancer Eye Probing the Squamous-Cell Carcinoma/Matrix Metalloproteinase Connection. Amanda Catherine Baker, 18, Woodlin High School, Woodrow, Colorado

ME059: Succulent Solution to a Burning Problem: Phase III. Kimberly Jane Buehring, 16, Banquete High School, Banquete, Texas

ZO051: Species Specific O 2 Utilization and Lactate Production in Pelagic Stage Sea Turtles During Swimming and Rest. Kathleen Sasha Kelso, 14, Atlantic Community High School, Delray Beach, Florida

Association for Computing Machinery

First Award of $500

CS020: QBots System for Developing Mobile Robot Software in Less Time for Less Cost. Eser Kubali Chamoglu, 17, Horace Mann School, Bronx, New York

Honorable Mention Awards of $200

CS009: Microstructure of the Discrete Fourier Transform: Phase II. Robert Carl Vogt IV, 15, Ann Arbor-Huron High School, Ann Arbor, Michigan

CS039: Dynamic Rendering and Lighting Algorithm for Arabolic Approximation of 3-D Objects. Katherine B. Mowery, 16, River Hill High School, Clarksville, Maryland

Axonn Corporation

Recipients will receive paid internships (including airfare and lodging)

EN010: GPS Device to Transmit From a Data Module to a Hand-held Computer. Matthew Olivier Hart, 18, Alfred M. Barbe High School, Lake Charles, Louisiana

EN019: Sleuthbot Robotic Search Tool. Ryan Randall Patterson, 16, Central High School, Grand Junction, Colorado

Runner-up will receive a scholarship award and the opportunity to experience the internship if the recipient is unable to accept.

CS021: Taskable Simple Onboard Adaptive Robot Controllers in Real-World Complex Environments: Two-Year Study. Leonardo F. Urbano, 17, Christ The King Regional High School, Middle Village, New York

Conservation International

First Place Award of $1,000

ZO309: Amphibians in Northeastern Thailand Species Diversity, Morphological Differences and Growth Behavior. Teerasak Chokchai, 17, Muang Phon Phit Tha Ya Khom School, Khonkaen, Thailand; Mayuree Khotmanee, 19, Muang Phon Phit Tha Ya Khom School, Khonkaen, Thailand; Siraporn Ubkeaw, 18, Muang Phon Phit Tha Ya Khom School, Khonkaen, Thailand

Second Place Award of $500

ZO017: Habitat Suitability of the Delmarva Fox Squirrel: Three-Year Study. Amelia Beth Wolflin, 18, Queen Annes County High School, Centreville, Maryland

Third Place Award of $250

EV056: Effects of Ivermectin on Dung Fauna Diversity. Crystal Lynn Gammon, 17, School of the Osage, Kaiser, Missouri

ZO045: Small Mammals of Background Ecosystems of South Yakutia Taiga. Alexander Yu. Rozhkov, 16, Gymnasium #1, Olyokminsk, Sakha Republic, Russia

Honorable Mention

EV019: Benthic Macroinvertebrate Sampling Sites: Phase II. Alyssa Mae Anderson, 16, Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial High School, Lake Crystal, Minnesota

EV097: River Runs Through It Riparian Ecosystem Along the Middle Rio Grande Bosque: Phase II. Nathan Thomas Tooker, 16, Los Lunas High School, Los Lunas, New Mexico

ZO015: Correlation of Tardigrade Diversity, Distribution and Abundance in the Area Around a Coal-Burning Power Plant: Phase II. Amber Marie Hohl, 17, Central Lee High School, Donnellson, Iowa

ZO021: Antartica Krill and a Highland Microcrustacean From Peru in Their Ecology Niche. Juan Carlos Ramirez Tapia, 16, Salesiano Santa Rosa, Huancayo, Junin, Peru

Drexel University - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Full-tuition scholarships which are renewable for up to five years pending maintenance of a 3.0 grade point average and full time status. Each scholarship is valued at over $73,000.00.

CH022: Synthesis of Disulfated Fucoidan Fragment. Natalya S. Zlotina, 17, Moscow Chemical Lyceum No. 1303, Moscow, Russia

CS049: Story of Understanding Program in Prolog. Hasuk Francis Song, 16, La Jolla High School, La Jolla, California

EA037: Effects of Indole-3-Acetic Acid on Germination and Growth of Latuca sativa in Zero Gravity: Two-Year Study. Brianna Ashley Kurtz, 16, Roanoke Valley Governors School for Science and Technology, Roanoke, Virginia

EN040: Smart Tufts Technologies That Could Potentially Provide a Small, Lightweight and Inexpensive Way to Accurately Sense Airspeed and Direction. Matthew Alan Rodgers, 16, Hayfield Secondary School, Alexandria, Virginia

EV056: Effects of Ivermectin on Dung Fauna Diversity. Crystal Lynn Gammon, 17, School of the Osage, Kaiser, Missouri

MA019: Random Circle on Target. Craig Allen Schroeder, 17, Wessington Springs High School, Wessington Springs, South Dakota

ME059: Succulent Solution to a Burning Problem: Phase III. Kimberly Jane Buehring, 16, Banquete High School, Banquete, Texas

PH052: Sonoluminescence Probing the Elusive Glow. Aaron Jonathan Judah, 16, Marc Garneau Collegiate Inst, Don Mills, Ontario, Canada

Eastman Kodak Company

First Award of $350

BE019: City's Legacy of Every Day. Jorge Alejandro Acosta, 17, Comercio Gral Martin Miguel de Guemes, Concordia, Entre Rios, Argentina

BE024: Beauty and the Bell Curve. Stephanie Anne Hoopes, 17, Minerva High School, Minerva, Ohio

BI012: Estrogen Hormone Stimulates Gap Junction Mediated Intercellular Communication in Osteocytes. Kan Zhang, 17, Northside Health Careers High School, San Antonio, Texas

BO017: Sex Organ Development and Interbreeding Mechanisms of Cyathea spinulosa. Yu-Jen Lee, 18, National Hsiu-chu Senior High School, Hsiu-Chu, Taiwan, Chinese Taipei

EA030: Spectral Variation in a Cepheid Variable Star. Bradley Bunnell, 14, Mont Harmon Junior High, Price, Utah

EA042: Asteroid Photometry of Devosa (377), Gisela (352) Nike (307) and Gordonia (305). Susannah Cathleen Lazar, 15, Lazar Home School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

EN304: Don't Rock the Boat: Phase II. Barrett Christopher Boutte, 17, Catholic High School, New Iberia, Louisiana; Julie Michelle Roy, 17, Catholic High School, New Iberia, Louisiana

PH022: Laser Diffraction From a Fractal Aperture. Jonathan Robert Murphy, 18, Tullahoma High School, Tullahoma, Tennessee

PH023: Botanical Survey Using Optical Coherence Tomography. Gabriel Brian Loeb, 15, Catalina Foothills High School, Tucson, Arizona

ZO038: Effects of Gating on Bat Behaviors in Abandoned Mines. Geneya Cox, 17, Pine View High School, Saint George, Utah

Honorable Mention Award of $100

BO307: Histochemical Tests and Antibacterial Effect of Oak-Leaf Fern ( Drynaria quercifolia (Linn.) J.Sm) Extracts. Osmund Nino Beltran Amoroso, 17, Central Mindanao University Laboratory High School, Mindanao, Philippines; Ray Ian Chris Yago Oco, 17, Central Mindanao University Laboratory High School, Mindanao, Philippines; Leo Marconi Reserva Carrillo, 16, Central Mindanao University Laboratory High School, Mindanao, Philippines

CS014: Effect of Image Size and Interpolation on Face Recognition: Phase II. Catherine Elizabeth Zelnio, 17, Chaminade-Julienne High School, Dayton, Ohio

EA031: Shield Volcanos, Coronae and Lithospheric Evolution on Venus. Carolyn Morgan Tewksbury, 14, Clinton Senior High School, Clinton, New York

EN019: Sleuthbot Robotic Search Tool. Ryan Randall Patterson, 16, Central High School, Grand Junction, Colorado

EV046: In situ Phytoremediation of Petroleum Contaminated Soil. Amanda Teresa Chavez, 16, Taos High School, Taos, New Mexico

EV080: Air Particulate Monitoring of Rural Environments: Two-Year Study. Cara Olson, 17, Millard High School, Fillmore, Utah

ME001: Age-Related Macular Degeneration Interpolative Diagnostic Modeling of Standard Diagnostic Methodologies and Effectiveness of Photodynamic Therapy. Michael Robert Wessel, 18, Ely High School, Pompano Beach, Florida

MI016: Survival of Bacteria on Waxed vs . Unwaxed Tomatoes?. Hannah Mary Kaufman, 15, Newberry Junior Senior High School, Newberry, Florida

MI311: Cyro-Bacteria. Esteban Adrian Mendoza, 17, Instituto Leonardo Murialdo, Guaymallen, Mendoza, Argentina; Mario Ivan Mulc, 16, Instituto Leonardo Murialdo, Guaymallen, Mendoza, Argentina; Javier Francisco Lizundia, 16, Instituto Leonardo Murialdo, Guaymallen, Mendoza, Argentina

PH053: Effect of an Excimer Laser on Morpho menelaus Wings. Rachel Lauren Rosenberg, 15, Hilton Head High School, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Endocrine Society

First Award of $800

ZO034: Ants Go Marching Two by Two Multivariate Analysis of the Physical and Chemical Communication of Formicidae Species. Kerry Ann Geiler, 17, Massapequa High School, Massapequa, New York

Second Award of $400

ME088: Thyroid Health Is Just a Salt Lick Away Iodine vs. Soy Iosflavones in Maintaining Normal Thyroid Function: Two-Year Study. Candice Sara Twilley, 17, Cardinal O'Hara High School, Springfield, Pennsylvania

Third Award of $300

ME313: Cornsilk as an Alternative Medicine for Curing Diabetes mellitus. Ahmad Syaifuddin, 19, SMU 1 Kudus J1., Kudus, Central Jawa, Indonesia; Melissa Gracia, 16, SMU 1 Kudus J1., Kudus, Central Jawa, Indonesia; Bastian Wiandany, 16, SMU 1 Kudus J1., Kudus, Central Jawa, Indonesia

Honorable Mention Awards

BI023: Role of Interdomain Interactions in the Activation Mechanism of G Proteins (Using Computer Modeling). Eugene M. Simuni, 18, Midwood High School at Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York

BI036: Role of Glial Growth Factor in Differentiation of Cortical Progenitor Cells. Vignesh Mohan Aier, 17, Westlake High School, Thornwood, New York

ME022: Hyperglycemia Induces Oxidative Stress and Caspase Activity. Lindsay Dobrzynski Breedlove, 18, Hathaway Brown School, Shaker Heights, Ohio

ME034: P53 and Ki-67: Prognostic Markers for Ovarian Serous Tumors and Their Role in Ovarian Cancers. Alexander Chow Mittal, 15, Greenwich High School Sheldon House, Greenwich, Connecticut

ME055: Protective Effects of Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide on Apoptosis. Casey Allison Seideman, 17, Northport High School, Northport, New York

ME061: Melatonin on Inhibiting LPS-Induced NOS in Cortical Astrocytes: Two-Year Study. George Keen Fai Tong, 18, Lincoln Park High School, Chicago, Illinois

ME065: Progressive Loss of Germ Cells Through Apotosis in XXY Male Mice. Michael N.F. Im, 17, California Academy of Math & Science, Carson, California

ME073: BST-Increased Milk for the New Millennium: Two-Year Study. Jay Vincent Odland, 17, Sisseton High School, Sisseton, South Dakota

ZO037: Effects of Oxytocin on Social and Maternal Attachment in Neonatal Prairie Voles. Yevgeny Brudno, 18, Montgomery Blair High School, Silver Spring, Maryland

Entomological Society of America

First Award of $500

GN006: Superoxide Dismutase Benefits in Drosophila melanogaster Exposed to Hyperoxic Environments. Karli Ross Echterling, 17, Saint Joseph Central High School, Saint Joseph, Missouri

Second Award of $300

BI066: Effects of Methoxylated and Traditional CPAS and X-1000 Ice Blocker on the Cryopreservation of Papilo glaucus : Three-Year Study. Blake Evan Reese, 18, Spanish River Community High School, Boca Raton, Florida

Third Award of $100

BE317: New Vacuum Injection Technique on the Inhibition of Tyrosine Hydroxylase in Drosophila melanogaster. Thomas Fleming Kollar, 18, Knoxville Catholic High School, Knoxville, Tennessee; Benjamin Alan Oyler, 17, Knoxville Catholic High School, Knoxville, Tennessee; Jeremy Patrick Stovall, 16, Knoxville Catholic High School, Knoxville, Tennessee

Honorable Mention Certificate

EV056: Effects of Ivermectin on Dung Fauna Diversity. Crystal Lynn Gammon, 17, School of the Osage, Kaiser, Missouri

PH053: Effect of an Excimer Laser on Morpho menelaus Wings. Rachel Lauren Rosenberg, 15, Hilton Head High School, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

ZO034: Ants Go Marching Two by Two Multivariate Analysis of the Physical and Chemical Communication of Formicidae Species. Kerry Ann Geiler, 17, Massapequa High School, Massapequa, New York

IEEE

For outstanding achievement in research presentation of engineering knowledge in electrical engineering, information technology, electronics or other IEEE fields of interest. College Scholarship of $10,000.

PH002: Optimization of Gallium arsenide Semiconductor Laser Power Output. Zlatan Ceric, 16, Allen D Nease High School, St Augustine, Florida

IEEE - Region 4

Awards of $500 for Technical Excellence, Presentation and Display.

CS020: QBots System for Developing Mobile Robot Software in Less Time for Less Cost. Eser Kubali Chamoglu, 17, Horace Mann School, Bronx, New York

CS021: Taskable Simple Onboard Adaptive Robot Controllers in Real-World Complex Environments: Two-Year Study. Leonardo F. Urbano, 17, Christ The King Regional High School, Middle Village, New York

EN010: GPS Device to Transmit From a Data Module to a Hand-held Computer. Matthew Olivier Hart, 18, Alfred M. Barbe High School, Lake Charles, Louisiana

EN012: Brushless Electric Motors: Three-Year Study. Stan S. Pozmantir, 14, Clark High School, Plano, Texas

EN019: Sleuthbot Robotic Search Tool. Ryan Randall Patterson, 16, Central High School, Grand Junction, Colorado

EN050: Remote Flight Data Collection and Analysis System. Etan Diamond Karni, 18, Leigh High School, San Jose, California

EN086: Active Spin Control: Next Step After Anti-Lock Brakes. Hans Christiansen Lee, 17, The York School, Monterey, California

PH009: Discrete Electron Density Theory Finite Tensor Solutions to Schrodinger's Equation. Jason L. Douglas, 18, Cincinnati Country Day School, Cincinnati, Ohio

IEEE Computer Society

First Award of $500

CS044: Objective Assessment of a Solo Musical Performance. Kelly Marie Loyer, 16, La Plata High School, La Plata, Maryland

Second Award of $300

CS028: Application of Advanced Genetic Algorithms for Optimization of Lens Design. Alexander A. Gondarenko, 17, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Alexandria, Virginia

Third Award of $150

CS009: Microstructure of the Discrete Fourier Transform: Phase II. Robert Carl Vogt IV, 15, Ann Arbor-Huron High School, Ann Arbor, Michigan

CS043: LANS Without Network Cards. Ladislav Prosek, 18, Vaclav Hlavaty's Grammar School, Louny, Czech Republic

Team First Award of $300 for each team member

CS302: EMAS System to Assist Medical Staff During an Emergency. Timothy R. Thomas, 18, Palm Bay High School, Melbourne, Florida; Naman A. Shah, 15, Palm Bay High School, Melbourne, Florida

Team Second Award of $200 for each team member

CS307: Molecular Modeling Workbench. Ivan V. Sidorov, 16, Lyceum of Information Technologies, #1533, Moscow, Russia; Fatima M. Keshtova, 17, Lyceum of Information Technologies, #1533, Moscow, Russia; Kirill Dmitrievitch Zakharenko, 16, Lyceum of Information Technologies, #1533, Moscow, Russia

Team Third Award of $100 for each team member

MA303: Method for Raising Real Numbers to a Rational Power and its Computer Implementation. Siarhei Markouski, 15, School N41, Minsk, Belarus; Ilya Malakhovsky, 15, School N41, Minsk, Belarus

ITT / WEF Stockholm Junior Water Prize

Finalist Award of $100

EV005: Effects of High Phosphorus Levels in the Everglades Implications for Restoration: Three-Year Study. Natalie Elisse Bentolila, 17, Cooper City High School, Cooper City, Florida

EV012: Photocatalytic Degradation of N -Nitrosodimethylamine in Water on TiO 2. Hayley Han Li, 17, Bartlesville High School, Bartlesville, Oklahoma

EV024: Water Quality Assessment of Agriculturally Affected Creek Compared to a Least Impacted Creek: Phase II. Kelly Marie Schmiedt, 16, Little Falls Community High School, Little Falls, Minnesota

EV035: All Washed Up Up the Creek With Nothing to Drink: Part III. Dean Tuck, 16, Jasper High School, Plano, Texas

EV077: Correlating Residual Antibiotic Levels in Public Water to in situ Drug-Resistant E. coli Is Remediation an Option?. Ashley Michelle Mulroy, 17, The Linsly School, Wheeling, West Virginia

EV088: Aquatic Herbicides Copper Sulfates Latent Effect on Primary Consumers: Three-Year Study. Clifton Wayne Garabedian, 17, Clovis West High School, Fresno, California

EV305: Design and Development of In-Line Chitin Filter for Heavy Metals. Geoffrey Chua Loy, 18, Savannah Country Day School, Savannah, Georgia; John Paul Rowan, 18, Savannah Country Day School, Savannah, Georgia; Neil Huguenin Victor, 18, Savannah Country Day School, Savannah, Georgia

Indiana University

Tuition scholarships of $3,000

BE041: Patterns, Pressure and Preference Influence of Social Pressure and Mathematical Patterns on Musical Preference in Adolescents. Kathy Hsinjung Li, 17, Plano Senior High School, Plano, Texas

BI043: DNA Computation of a Subset Sum: Phase II. Joel Lewis Stevens, 17, The Academy of Science and Technology, Conroe, Texas

BO031: Effects of Root-Zone Temperature on Growth of Early Girl Tomatoes in Aquaculture System. Erin Brianna Frackleton, 16, Jefferson Forest High School, Forest, Virginia

CH008: Dynamics of Ionic Oligomers Through Random Pores. Jayanta Fowler Mohanty, 17, Cumberland High School, Cumberland, Rhode Island

CS016: Embryonic Cellular Morphology Two-Dimensional Cellular Automaton. John James Shedletsky, 17, Brewster High School, Brewster, New York

EA042: Asteroid Photometry of Devosa (377), Gisela (352) Nike (307) and Gordonia (305). Susannah Cathleen Lazar, 15, Lazar Home School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

EV071: Application of Generalized Cranberry Bog Fertilizer and Its Relationship to Pond Eutrophication in Southeastern Massachusetts. Jillian Elyse Spangler, 15, Plymouth South High School, Plymouth, Massachusetts

MA032: Largest Graphs of Diameter 2 and Fixed Euler Characteristics. Serge A. Tishchenko, 15, Vtoraia Shkola, Moscow, Russia

ME014: Synergistic Effects of Endostatin and Aspirin on Angiogenesis in Gallus domesticus Embryos. Draik Bryant Hecksel, 16, East Noble High School, Kendallville, Indiana

MI022: Aluminum Enhancement by Recently Discovered Thermoacidophile: Two-Year Study. Terri Katherine Myers, 17, Northwestern High School, Kokomo, Indiana

PH005: Violin Bridge Will the Stradivarius Legend Continue?. Michael T. Hasper, 17, Maclay High School, Tallahassee, Florida

ZO016: Daphnia magna Alternative Model for in vivo Assessment of Cardiac Toxicity: Three-Year Study. Stephanie Nicole Grant, 17, duPont Manual Magnet High School, Louisville, Kentucky

Tuition scholarships of $2,000

BE022: Effects of Coping Mechanism Type on Physiological Stress Response and Resilience. Emily Kennedy Anthes, 17, Yorktown High School, Arlington, Virginia

BE029: Effect of Sleep Restriction on the Cognitive Function of Elementary School Children: Phase II. Jenifer Anne Jewkes, 16, Carbon High School, Price, Utah

BI045: Antibiotic Resistance Fight Against Bacteria. Debarshi Mustafi, 15, Kenwood Academy, Chicago, Illinois

BI062: Optimization of Plasmid DNA Yields for Gene Therapy. Karen Leanne Beckman, 16, Jamestown High School, Jamestown, North Dakota

BO002: Vaccine Genes in Tomato Developing Tissue Culture System. Melisa Manoj Shah, 16, Warner Robins High School, Warner Robins, Georgia

BO018: Alfalfa Transformation Senescence Gene: Phase II. Scott Thomas Schuh, 17, Winona Senior High School, Winona, Minnesota

CH021: Fractal Dimension of Diffusion-Limited Aggregates. Ronen E. Mukamel, 17, Brighton High School, Rochester, New York

CH027: Does Lipid Content Affect Dough Rheology?. Lauren Elizabeth Walker, 16, James Madison High School, Vienna, Virginia

CS001: Complex Emergent Behavior in a Multi-Robot System. Edmund M. Rogers, 17, Canterbury School, Fort Myers, Florida

CS020: QBots System for Developing Mobile Robot Software in Less Time for Less Cost. Eser Kubali Chamoglu, 17, Horace Mann School, Bronx, New York

EA010: Soybeans in Space Can They Survive the Trip? Two-Year Study. Lindsey Anne Nelson, 16, Cloquet Senior High School, Cloquet, Minnesota

EA011: Eclipsing Binary Stars Classification vs. Celestial Positioning: Six-Year Study. Timothy Curtis Allen, 17, Union County High School, Lake Butler, Florida

EV005: Effects of High Phosphorus Levels in the Everglades Implications for Restoration: Three-Year Study. Natalie Elisse Bentolila, 17, Cooper City High School, Cooper City, Florida

EV026: Environmental Impact of Poultry Litter Fertilizer on Watersheds: Two-Year Study. Lindsey Diane Fimple, 16, Vinita High School, Vinita, Oklahoma

MA010: C-Transformation Introduction of a New Geometric Transformation. Ching Tang Chen, 15, Taipei Municipal Chien-Kuo Senior High School, Taipei, Taiwan

MA035: Integer Sequences that Behave Like the Fibonacci Sequence. Richard B. Gottesman, 16, Roslyn High School, Roslyn Heights, New York

ME082: Discovery of Angiogenesis Inhibition by Garlic. Ahmed S. Mousa, 16, Avon Grove High School, West Grove, Pennsylvania

ME088: Thyroid Health Is Just a Salt Lick Away Iodine vs. Soy Iosflavones in Maintaining Normal Thyroid Function: Two-Year Study. Candice Sara Twilley, 17, Cardinal O'Hara High School, Springfield, Pennsylvania

MI041: Inhibition of Salmonella and E. coli : Two-Year Study. Nicole Marie Vincent, 17, Mississippi School for Mathematics & Science, Columbus, Mississippi

MI070: Nitric Oxide and Activation Associated Cell Death. Anna F. Wang, 16, Shawnee Mission East High School, Prairie Village, Kansas

PH023: Botanical Survey Using Optical Coherence Tomography. Gabriel Brian Loeb, 15, Catalina Foothills High School, Tucson, Arizona

PH031: Go With the Flow Testing Drag Coefficients During Air Acceleration and Deceleration: Phase II. Jeffrey Peter McQuillan, 17, Falmouth Academy, Falmouth, Massachusetts

ZO015: Correlation of Tardigrade Diversity, Distribution and Abundance in the Area Around a Coal-Burning Power Plant: Phase II. Amber Marie Hohl, 17, Central Lee High School, Donnellson, Iowa

ZO029: Advent of Human-Safe Pest Controls Influence of Vitamin A on Blattella germanica : Three-Year Study. Amanda L. Koppel, 17, Chantilly High School, Chantilly, Virginia

Institute of Food Technologists

First Award of $1,000

BI005: Enhanced Gel Barrier on French Fry Oil Absorption During Deep-Fat Frying: Four-Year Study. Gregory Mark Striemer, 16, Lake Park/Audubon High School, Lake Park, Minnesota

Second Award of $600

MI014: Adherence of E. coli O157:H7 to Alfalfa Sprouts: Two-Year Study. Jennica Rae Slattery, 16, Minnehaha Academy, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Third Award of $400

MI016: Survival of Bacteria on Waxed vs . Unwaxed Tomatoes?. Hannah Mary Kaufman, 15, Newberry Junior Senior High School, Newberry, Florida

Honorable Mention Award Certificates and a CD-Rom of the Journal of Food Science

CH035: Can Coffee Bean Origin Be Identified by Molecular Characterization? Three-Year Study. Krista P. Taake, 16, Waterloo High School, Waterloo, Illinois

MI012: Searching for Antimicrobial Substances Produced by Microorganisms Isolated From Natural Food Sources. Jessica A. Burtness, 16, Coon Rapids Senior High School, Coon Rapids, Minnesota

International Amateur-Professional Photoelectric Photometry

Richard D. Lines Award for outstanding student research in astronomy-consisting of an award of $500, a certificate, a one-year membership in I.A.P.P.P., which includes a one-year subscription to the "I.A.P.P.P. Communications," and an invitation to submit a paper on the winning research project for publication in "Communications."

EA042: Asteroid Photometry of Devosa (377), Gisela (352) Nike (307) and Gordonia (305). Susannah Cathleen Lazar, 15, Lazar Home School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Kettering University

Electrical Products tuition scholarships of $10,000 per year to study electrical or mechanical engineering at Kettering University. Awards are provided by Kettering University, formerly the General Motors Institute and the Electrical Manufacturing & Coil Winding Association, Inc.

EN017: Electronic Traction Control. Steven Forrest Dodson, 18, Northview High School, Brazil, Indiana

EN032: Micro Air Vehicle Stability Experimentation and Micro-Pulsejet Development: Phase II. Andreas Kellas, 17, Grafton High School, Yorktown, Virginia

EN049: ROX-544 Walking Like an Insect. Alexis Lussier Desbiens, 17, Cegep de Victoriaville, Victoriaville, Quebec, Canada

EN305: Need for Speed: Two-Year Study. Katherine LeAnn Barkey, 18, Lincoln Park Academy, Fort Pierce, Florida; Rebecca Lynn Hayman, 17, Lincoln Park Academy, Fort Pierce, Florida

Lawrence Tech University

One full, four-year scholarship (tuition and fees) for each of the fourteen categories

BE029: Effect of Sleep Restriction on the Cognitive Function of Elementary School Children: Phase II. Jenifer Anne Jewkes, 16, Carbon High School, Price, Utah

BI025: Determination of a Nuclear Localization Signal in Integrase Interactor 1 ( INI1 ) Potential Therapeutic Site for HIV-1 Integration. Monica Sircar, 17, Bronx High School of Science, Bronx, New York

BO055: Salt-Tolerant Mutant of the Ceratopteris Fern Proposal for a New Direction in Seawater Agriculture. Laura Marie Ernst, 18, Ursuline Academy, St. Louis, Missouri

CH037: Photochemical Storage of Solar Energy by Polymer-Supported Sensitization of the Norbornadiene Quadricyclane System. Blake Michael Piper, 17, Oregon Episcopal School, Portland, Oregon

CS041: Visible Surface Determination for Moving Camera in First Person 3-D Software Smart VSD. Nuttapong Chentanez, 16, Chulalongkorn University Demonstration School, Bangkok, Thailand

EA028: Cosmic Bubbles Improving Hi Shell Detection Around Massive Stars. Francis Boulva, 17, College Jean-de-Brebeuf, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

EN034: Two Dimensional Dynamic Analysis of Structures With Emphasis on Earthquake Engineering. Timothy F O'Connell, 15, Mills University Studies High School, Little Rock, Arkansas

EV038: Laser-Induced Fluorescence to Detect and Quantify Motor Oil Contamination in Soil and Water. Robert Wadt Mulcare, 18, Greenwich High School Sheldon House, Greenwich, Connecticut

GN006: Superoxide Dismutase Benefits in Drosophila melanogaster Exposed to Hyperoxic Environments. Karli Ross Echterling, 17, Saint Joseph Central High School, Saint Joseph, Missouri

MA010: C-Transformation Introduction of a New Geometric Transformation. Ching Tang Chen, 15, Taipei Municipal Chien-Kuo Senior High School, Taipei, Taiwan

ME083: Clinical Applications of Uric Acid on CNS Pathology: Two-Year Study. Sonia Mehta, 18, Bensalem High School, Bensalem, Pennsylvania

MI022: Aluminum Enhancement by Recently Discovered Thermoacidophile: Two-Year Study. Terri Katherine Myers, 17, Northwestern High School, Kokomo, Indiana

PH014: Power Averaging of Capacitors' Energy Supplies. Mark Lavely Biedler, 15, Musselman High School, Bunker Hill, West Virginia

ZO016: Daphnia magna Alternative Model for in vivo Assessment of Cardiac Toxicity: Three-Year Study. Stephanie Nicole Grant, 17, duPont Manual Magnet High School, Louisville, Kentucky

Lehigh University

Awards of $10,000 a year ($40,000 during four years) are available for admitted students to the Dean's Scholars program. These merit scholarships go to students who excel academically and who demonstrated leadership skills. In addition to the financial award, Dean's scholars take part in special field trips, social events and educational opportunities. Students must apply and be accepted to qualify for this merit scholarship.

BI009: Determination of the Amino Acid Sequence of p-80 Coilin in Rats. Amy Beth Saltzman, 17, Hathaway Brown School, Shaker Heights, Ohio

CH021: Fractal Dimension of Diffusion-Limited Aggregates. Ronen E. Mukamel, 17, Brighton High School, Rochester, New York

CS041: Visible Surface Determination for Moving Camera in First Person 3-D Software Smart VSD. Nuttapong Chentanez, 16, Chulalongkorn University Demonstration School, Bangkok, Thailand

EN027: Computer-Automated Rocket Engine Test Stand. Nathaniel David Brown, 14, Life Christian Academy, Madison, Alabama

EN059: Glass III Toward a Standard. Amanda Jeanne Busby, 17, Kennett High School, Kennett, Missouri

EN077: MEMS Microelectromechanical Systems Research and Development of Cell-Capture-Device. Jonathan A. Treitel, 17, Central High School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

MA027: Codemaker Codebreaker. Curtis Edward MacDonald, 17, Trinity School Of Midland, Midland, Texas

PH012: Isolating Plasma Species Initiating Internal Electrostatic Fields for Plasma Heating. Garrett J. Young, 17, Young Homeschool, Branchburg, New Jersey

NACE International

First Award of $500

CH032: Conducting Corrosion Study of Solution Properties: Three-Year Study. Ashvin Kumar Dewan, 17, Hightower High School, Missouri City, Texas

Second Award of $300

CH020: Corrosion Inhibitors in Tobacco: Three-Year Study. Stephanie Marie Gleason, 17, Southeastern High School, South Charleston, Ohio

Third Award of $200

CH049: Optimizing Corrosion Resistance of Curpic and Ferrous Alloys Using Cathodic Protection: Three-Year Study. Benjamin James Pernezny, 16, Wellington High School, Wellington, Florida

National Ground Water Association

First Award of $250, a plaque, publication of abstract in "Journal of Ground Water", a one-year student membership, and a $250 ground water science library for the winner's school.

EV101: Thermomineral Groundwaters of Lamadrid Control of Their Quality. Evangelina Soledad Valdez, 16, Escuela de Educacion Integral Sermiento, Juan B. Alberdi, Tucuman, Argentina

Second Award of $175, a plaque, publication of abstract in "Journal of Ground Water", a one-year student membership, and a $175 ground water science library for the winner's school.

EV015: Does a Correlation Exist Between Private Well Water Quality and H. pylori ? Three-Year Study. Thaddeus Jason Riley, 16, Statesboro High School, Statesboro, Georgia

Third Award of $100, a plaque, abstract published in "Journal of Ground Water", a one-year student membership, and the school gets a $100 ground water science library.

EV043: Livestock Manure Contamination in Groundwater of West Alabama. Mary Elizabeth Cole, 14, Demopolis High School, Demopolis, Alabama

National Taiwan Science Education Centre

Trip Awards to Taiwan in March 2001 to attend the 41st National Primary and High Schools Science Fair. Award includes round trip air ticket, $300 allowance, food, accommodation, and activities expenses for each selected student.

MI010: Rules Governing the Occurrence of Mutations During Viral Replication. Mark Kaganovich, 15, Bloomington High School North, Bloomington, Indiana

MI038: Salmonella Mutagenesis. Stephanie W. Chen, 18, Bountiful High School, Bountiful, Utah

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Scholarships in the amount of $1,750 each, renewable annually for up to four years of full-time, undergraduate study.

EA013: Using GPS to Quantify the Relative Lightning Risk of Ridges and Mesas: Three-Year Study. Aaron Taylor Burgess, 14, Fairview High School, Boulder, Colorado

EA023: Slope Failure Along the Wasatch Front. Megan E. Fuller, 15, Bountiful High School, Bountiful, Utah

EA032: Green Wink Optical Phenomenon on the Horizon. Kristen Leiko Kinjo, 17, Stevens High School, Rapid City, South Dakota

EA042: Asteroid Photometry of Devosa (377), Gisela (352) Nike (307) and Gordonia (305). Susannah Cathleen Lazar, 15, Lazar Home School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

PH018: Evaluating Primitive Archery: Phase II. Caleb K. McAdoo, 16, Elko High School, Elko, Nevada

North American Benthological Society

First Award of $500

EV005: Effects of High Phosphorus Levels in the Everglades Implications for Restoration: Three-Year Study. Natalie Elisse Bentolila, 17, Cooper City High School, Cooper City, Florida

Second Award of $300

ZO049: How Does a Male Dragonfly Recognize Other Males of the Same Species?. Yuma Takahashi, 16, Mitaka High School, Tokyo, Japan

Third Award of $200

EV047: Replenishment Oysters for the Chesapeake Bay Factors Affecting Survival and Growth. Katherine Frances Holt, 16, Bruton High School, Williamsburg, Virginia

Honorable Mention Award Certificates

EV020: Zebra Mussels Bio-Indicators of Heavy Metal Contamination in the Arkansas River: Phase II. Mark Edward Jackson, 15, Sheridan High School, Sheridan, Arkansas

EV025: Invertebrate Abundance and Diversity in Andean Ecuador Variations in Habitat Fragments, Agricultural Areas, Rural and Urban Settings. Mark Louis Galatowitsch, 18, Highland Park Senior High School, St Paul, Minnesota

EV026: Environmental Impact of Poultry Litter Fertilizer on Watersheds: Two-Year Study. Lindsey Diane Fimple, 16, Vinita High School, Vinita, Oklahoma

ZO015: Correlation of Tardigrade Diversity, Distribution and Abundance in the Area Around a Coal-Burning Power Plant: Phase II. Amber Marie Hohl, 17, Central Lee High School, Donnellson, Iowa

Northeastern University

Scholarships of $5,000, renewable annually for up to five years - total value of $25,000.

EN042: Simple Refrigeration System for Third-World Countries. Annie E. Woods, 16, Ben Lomond High School, Ogden, Utah

PH005: Violin Bridge Will the Stradivarius Legend Continue?. Michael T. Hasper, 17, Maclay High School, Tallahassee, Florida

Optical Society of America

First Award of $500

PH019: Doubling the Frequency of Light Second Harmonic Generation in Periodically-Poled Lithium Niobate. Tina Shih, 17, Townsend Harris High School/Queens College, Flushing, New York

Second Award of $200

PH002: Optimization of Gallium arsenide Semiconductor Laser Power Output. Zlatan Ceric, 16, Allen D Nease High School, St Augustine, Florida

Third Award of $100

PH053: Effect of an Excimer Laser on Morpho menelaus Wings. Rachel Lauren Rosenberg, 15, Hilton Head High School, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Honorable Mention Award

CS028: Application of Advanced Genetic Algorithms for Optimization of Lens Design. Alexander A. Gondarenko, 17, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Alexandria, Virginia

PH004: Use of Laser Interferometry to Create Holographic Optical Elements. Jo Anna Wiersma, 18, Okeechobee High School, Okeechobee, Florida

PH046: Particle Sizes by Laser Scattering in Cloudy Water. Peter Hermann Kurzweg, 17, Fox Chapel Area High School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Polytechnic University

Partial tuition scholarships in each of the following categories: Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Mathematics and Physics. Each of these academic scholarships is valued at one-half of the annual tuition at Polytechnic University for each year of full-time study and covers fall and spring tuition only for up to four years of full-time study.

CH021: Fractal Dimension of Diffusion-Limited Aggregates. Ronen E. Mukamel, 17, Brighton High School, Rochester, New York

CS016: Embryonic Cellular Morphology Two-Dimensional Cellular Automaton. John James Shedletsky, 17, Brewster High School, Brewster, New York

EN030: Thermal Detection for RC Sailplanes. Jeffrey Scott Martzall, 18, Northrop High School, Fort Wayne, Indiana

EV005: Effects of High Phosphorus Levels in the Everglades Implications for Restoration: Three-Year Study. Natalie Elisse Bentolila, 17, Cooper City High School, Cooper City, Florida

MA031: On Approximability by Embedding of Cycles in the Plane. Mikhail B. Skopenkov, 17, Kolmogorov College, Moscow, Russia

PH023: Botanical Survey Using Optical Coherence Tomography. Gabriel Brian Loeb, 15, Catalina Foothills High School, Tucson, Arizona

Showboard, Inc.

Award of $500 for the best use of scientific method on a project display board. Winning student had the best board structure, scientific method titles and overall appearance of the project display board.

GN008: Effects of Nitrate, Oxygen, Ozone and Calcium Levels on Osteoporosis in Zebra Danios: Phase II. Joshua A. Shapiro, 18, Potomac Falls High School, Sterling, Virginia

Sigma XI, The Scientific Research Society

First Award of $900

MA306: Stochastic Models of HIV/T Cell Analyzing Chemotherapy. Joakim Kristofer Vinberg, 18, Manhasset Junior-Senior High School, Manhasset, New York; Beeneet Kothari, 17, Half Hollow Hills High School West, Dix Hills, New York

Second Award of $600

CS303: Hybrid Text to Speech 2000: Phase II. Joseph E. Pechter, 18, Saint Edward's School, Vero Beach, Florida; William H. Pechter, 18, Saint Edward's School, Vero Beach, Florida

Third Award of $300

BE317: New Vacuum Injection Technique on the Inhibition of Tyrosine Hydroxylase in Drosophila melanogaster. Thomas Fleming Kollar, 18, Knoxville Catholic High School, Knoxville, Tennessee; Benjamin Alan Oyler, 17, Knoxville Catholic High School, Knoxville, Tennessee; Jeremy Patrick Stovall, 16, Knoxville Catholic High School, Knoxville, Tennessee

Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc.

First Award of $500

MI005: Searching for Indirect Evidence of Microbes in the S.E. Powder River Basin Presently Producing Methane From Coal Degradation. Tiffany D. Clark, 18, Campbell County Senior High School, Gillette, Wyoming

Second Award of $250

EA003: Simulating Hydric Conditions in Non-Hydric Soils to Redoximorphically Define Wetlands: Three-Year Study. Austin Anthony DeCock, 18, Lake Park/Audubon High School, Lake Park, Minnesota

Third Award $100

EV010: Acid Mine Drainage Remediation Methods and Effectiveness. Natalie A. Kruse, 15, Athens High School, The Plains, Ohio

Honorable Mention Award of $50

EA024: Effects of Different Soil Substrates on Water Drainage. Terra Lynne Higgins, 17, Carl Junction High School, Carl Junction, Missouri

EV004: Nitrate Removal From Drinking Water Using Elemental Iron. Ashley Eran Blazina, 17, Osceola High School, Kissimmee, Florida

EV075: Soil Characteristics of Logan County, Kentucky. Kayela Lynne Wilkins, 15, Russellville High School, Russellville, Kentucky

Society for Technical Communication

Written Report - Award of Distinguished Technical Communication of $500

BO052: Effect of Salt on Different Varieties of Carrots. Andrew McLeod, 14, North Sydney Boys High School, Crows Nest, New South Wales, Australia

Written Report - Award of Excellence $250

BI011: Cloning and Characterization of Novel Isoforms of Telomere Repeat Binding Factors. Debra Ting Hsiung, 15, Northside Health Careers High School, San Antonio, Texas

Written Report - Award of Merit $100

CH037: Photochemical Storage of Solar Energy by Polymer-Supported Sensitization of the Norbornadiene Quadricyclane System. Blake Michael Piper, 17, Oregon Episcopal School, Portland, Oregon

Display Presentation - Award of Distinguished Technical Communication $500

MI016: Survival of Bacteria on Waxed vs . Unwaxed Tomatoes?. Hannah Mary Kaufman, 15, Newberry Junior Senior High School, Newberry, Florida

Display Presentation - Award of Excellence $250

EV070: Pyrolysis-Gas-Chromatograph Mass Spectrometry to Distinguish Animal Sources of E . coli in Water. Meredith Marie Lee, 18, Leland High School, San Jose, California

Display Presentation - Award of Merit $100

ME058: Anticancer Floritoxin in Aleurites molucanna : Two-Year Study. Shanelle Meleaka Sanborn, 17, Kamehameha Secondary School, Honolulu, Hawaii

Distinguished Team Award of $250 per team member

MA302: Investigations Into Pascal's Triangle. Peter Taylor, 15, Saint Kilians Community School, Co. Wicklow, Ireland; Shane Michael Browne, 15, Saint Kilians Community School, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

First Award of $500 and a certificate

EV017: Adverse Effects of Single Toxicity of Agricultural Herbicides on Different Trophic Levels Within an Aquatic Ecosystem: Two-Year Study. Tanner Michael Callender, 16, Wamego High School, Wamego, Kansas

Second Place Award of $250 and a certificate

EV016: Pesticide Presence in Lost River Surface, Underground Streams and Organochlorines Within Sediment Corings. Morgan Danielle Dusch, 17, Paoli Junior-Senior High School, Paoli, Indiana

Third Place Award of $100 and a certificate

BO009: Herbicidal Effects of Tannic Acid Extracted From Quercus borealis Sawdust on the Germination of Weed and Crop Seeds in a Plot Study. Sarah Adeline Kessans, 16, Eastern High School, Pekin, Indiana

Society of Exploration Geophysicists

Distinguished Achievement Award of $1,000 and a trip to the National Meeting in Calgary, Canada.

EA040: Properties of Snow Snow Crystal Metamorphism: Phase III. Garl H. Germann, 19, Ennis High School, Ennis, Texas

Award of Merit of $500

EN008: Earthquake Engineering: Two-Year Study. Joshua Michael Girvin, 17, Bloomington High School North, Bloomington, Indiana

Award of Merit of $250

EA024: Effects of Different Soil Substrates on Water Drainage. Terra Lynne Higgins, 17, Carl Junction High School, Carl Junction, Missouri

EV010: Acid Mine Drainage Remediation Methods and Effectiveness. Natalie A. Kruse, 15, Athens High School, The Plains, Ohio

Team Award of Merit of $500

EA301: Wavelet Analysis of Seismological Data. James Philip McKenna, 17, Loreto College, County Derry, IRELAND, Ireland; Clare Marie O'Connell, 16, Loreto College, County Derry, IRELAND, Ireland

EA307: Effects of Land Use on the Geomorphology and Water Quality of North Burnt Fork Creek:Two-Year Study. Cassandra Lynn Koerner, 16, Stevensville High School, Stevensville, Montana; Lynessa Kellogg, 16, Stevensville High School, Stevensville, Montana

United Technologies Corporation

For Excellence in Physics

PH050: Sound Techniques for Studying Granular Material. Naveen N. Sinha, 15, Los Alamos High School, Los Alamos, New Mexico

For Excellence in Mathematics

MA052: Solution of the Problem of Walter Janous. Daniyar Z. Kamenov, 17, Lyceum School N20, Taldykorgan, Almatinskaya oblast, Kazakhstan

PH048: New Method for Computation of Wave Functions Using the Reverse Cantor Set Based Rational Delta Function. Aadel Ahmed Chaudhuri, 17, West High School, Salt Lake City, Utah

For Excellence in Computer Science

CS028: Application of Advanced Genetic Algorithms for Optimization of Lens Design. Alexander A. Gondarenko, 17, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Alexandria, Virginia

CS303: Hybrid Text to Speech 2000: Phase II. Joseph E. Pechter, 18, Saint Edward's School, Vero Beach, Florida; William H. Pechter, 18, Saint Edward's School, Vero Beach, Florida

For Excellence in Engineering

EN010: GPS Device to Transmit From a Data Module to a Hand-held Computer. Matthew Olivier Hart, 18, Alfred M. Barbe High School, Lake Charles, Louisiana

PH030: Bee Heard Can Apis mellifera Perceive Sounds?. Charina Terranova Cameron, 18, Horton District High School, Greenwich, Nova Scotia, Canada

For Excellence in Environmental Science

EV311: Purification Research of Air Pollution in Air Conditioned Room. Juemin Zhu, 18, No. 2 Secondary School Attached to East China Normal Univ., Shanghai, China; Hao Wang, 17, No. 2 Secondary School Attached to East China Normal Univ., Shanghai, China; Yongrong Hou, 18, No. 2 Secondary School Attached to East China Normal Univ., Shanghai, China

University of Detroit Mercy

Full tuition scholarship

EN030: Thermal Detection for RC Sailplanes. Jeffrey Scott Martzall, 18, Northrop High School, Fort Wayne, Indiana

University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

One-half tuition academic scholarships to selected ISEF participants. Each scholarship has an estimated four-year value of $32,000 and will be renewable pending maintenance of a 3.0 GPA. Student must be admitted to one of USP's Bachelor of Science degree program.

EV077: Correlating Residual Antibiotic Levels in Public Water to in situ Drug-Resistant E. coli Is Remediation an Option?. Ashley Michelle Mulroy, 17, The Linsly School, Wheeling, West Virginia

ME024: Evidence for Emmetropization by Trial and Error. Derek J. Jun, 17, Academy for the Advancement of Science and Technology, Hackensack, New Jersey

Vacuum Technology Division of the American Vacuum Society

First Award of $750

PH013: Full-Range Pressure Gauge by Using Optical Refraction Method. Fu-Feng David Lee, 14, Chiao-Nan Junior High School, Miao-Li, Taiwan, Chinese Taipei

Second Award of $500

PH012: Isolating Plasma Species Initiating Internal Electrostatic Fields for Plasma Heating. Garrett J. Young, 17, Young Homeschool, Branchburg, New Jersey

Third Award of $250

PH045: Optimization of an AC Susceptometer for Low Tc Superconductivity Measurements. Matthew Douglas Baumann, 18, Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School, Saint Catharines, Ontario, Canada

Weed Science Society of America

Awards of $500 in the area of Weed Science

BO009: Herbicidal Effects of Tannic Acid Extracted From Quercus borealis Sawdust on the Germination of Weed and Crop Seeds in a Plot Study. Sarah Adeline Kessans, 16, Eastern High School, Pekin, Indiana

BO303: Allelopathic Effects of Selected Weed Exudates on Germination and Early Growth of Triticum aestivum in Northern Toole County, Montana. Jeremy John Brimhall, 17, North Toole County High School, Sunburst, Montana; Marshall Cole Overcast, 17, North Toole County High School, Sunburst, Montana

EV031: From Alien Weed to Gourmet Dish. Jandri Elizabeth Barnard, 16, Newcastle High School, Newcastle, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

Intel ISEF Results Index

 

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