Arizona Science and Engineering Fair (AzSEF)
Congratulations to all students that participated in this year's fair!
Congratulations to all the students that participated in Intel ISEF 2019!
Society for Science & the Public, in partnership with the Intel Foundation, announced Grand Awards of the Intel ISEF 2019. Student winners are ninth through twelfth graders who earned the right to compete at the Intel ISEF 2019 by winning a top prize at a local, regional, state or national science fair.
For each Best of Category winner, a $1,000 grant will be given to the winners’ school and the Society for Science & the Public Affiliated Fair they represent.
Below are the award winners from Arizona at this year's fair.
Drexel University, $200,000 Full Tuition Scholarship
EAEV010 — The Role of Fluorescent Pigments in Protecting Zooxanthellae
Sky A. Harper, Navajo Preparatory School, Aztec, NM, United States of America
Best of Category
Animal Sciences | Third Award of $1,000
ANIM051T — The Neural Mechanism Underlying Stimulus Evaluation of the Honeybee Brain
- Angela Ding, Corona del Sol High School, AZ, United States of America
- Nisha Kulkarni, BASIS Chandler, AZ, United States of America
Biomedical and Health Sciences | Fourth Award of $500
BMED082T — Identifying Key Pathways/Mechanisms for the Generation of Pancreatic Beta Cells by Trans-differentiation of Acinar Cells
- Abby Liu, Hamilton High School, AZ, United States of America
- Ella Ai, Hamilton High School, AZ, United States of America
- Thalia Liu, Hamilton High School, AZ, United States of America
Biomedical Engineering | Fourth Award of $500
ENBM073 — A Smartphone-Based, Point-of-Care Iron Sensor Utilizing Colorimetric Techniques
- Mindy Long, Hamilton High School, AZ, United States of America
Computational Biology and Bioinformatics | Fourth Award of $500
CBIO052 — Retina: A Non-Invasive, Predictive Smartphone Application to Test for Cardiovascular Risk and Diabetic Retinopathy via Analysis of Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Retinal Fundus Images
- Kasyap Chakravadhanula, BASIS Scottsdale, AZ, United States of America
Material Science | Fourth Award of $500
MATS071T — HemaDrop: A Novel Elemental Composition Technology for Microliter-Size Blood Droplets via Solid State Techniques
- Nikhil Suresh, BASIS Scottsdale, AZ, United States of America
- Saaketh Narayan, BASIS Scottsdale, AZ, United States of America
Physics & Astronomy | Fourth Award of $500
PHYS067 — Development of a Thin and Inexpensive Open-Air Proton Beam Detector for Characterizing the Beam Profile and Position
- Ethan Rosenfeld, Phoenix Country Day School, AZ, United States of America
About AzSEFThe Arizona Science and Engineering Fair (AzSEF) is the state science fair for Arizona. Managed by Arizona Science Center, AzSEF brings together first-place winners from school, homeschool, district, county, and regional science fairs across Arizona to compete for thousands of dollars in prizes and scholarships. The Grand Award winners in the Senior Division from the state-level fair will be selected to compete at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF).
Mission StatementThe mission of the Arizona Science and Engineering Fair (AzSEF) is to support and provide guidance to students and teachers throughout Arizona to ensure the continued availability and vitality of this statewide celebration of scientific inquiry for the citizens of Arizona.