Arizona Science Center invites you to join us in celebrating the amazing discoveries and innovations by our future scientists and engineers at AzSEF 2023.

Congratulations to all of the students who have worked so hard this year!


Public Viewing Hours

March 30 & 31 | 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. | Phoenix Convention Center

Join us on Thursday, March 30 and Friday, March 31 for our AzSEF 2023 Public Viewing Hours! During this time, you’ll have the opportunity to view amazing student projects competing for multiple awards and prizes.

View Elementary and Junior Projects | Thursday, March 30 | 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
View Senior Projects | Friday, March 31 | 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.


Awards Ceremony

Friday, March 31 | 7:00 p.m. | Phoenix Convention Center

Join us for the AzSEF 2023 Awards Ceremony! This thrilling evening is sure to feature future world-changers, innovators, scientists and engineers.

"I can’t wait to be blown away by the content of their projects, some doing groundbreaking research, some solving problems within their communities, and all of them representing the STEM community in Arizona well.” - Beth Nickel, Chief Academic Officer at Arizona Science Center.

Aaron Yazzie

Guest Speaker: Joshua Shunk

AzSEF 2022 winner, ISEF 2022 winner and 2023 Regeneron Science Talent Search Finalist Joshua Shunk will speak during the AzSEF 2023 Awards Ceremony! Josha was won multiple awards and recognition with his project, Neuron-Specific Dropout: A Deterministic Regularization Technique To Prevent Neural Networks From Overfitting and Reduce Dependence on Large Training Samples.

Mona Schwickert

Guest Speaker: Mona Schwickert

AzSEF 2021 winner and 2022 Broadcom MASTERS Finalist Mona Schwickert will speak at the AzSEF 2023 Awards Ceremony! Mona was won multiple awards and recognition with her project, Sun Lotions and Bathing Suit Straps: The Impact Sun Lotions Have on Bathing Suit Straps' Elasticity.

Career Corner Interviews

What’s it really like to work in STEM? Hear inspirational conversations with STEM professionals from companies, universities and organizations about their day-to-day work, and advice for young people considering a STEM career

Arizona Science Center

About Arizona Science Center

The mission of Arizona Science Center is to inspire, educate and engage curious minds through science! The Center, located at 600 E. Washington Street in downtown Phoenix, features 300+ hands-on exhibits, live demonstrations, the state-of-the-art Dorrance Planetarium and the five-story Irene P. Flinn Giant Screen Theater.

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Thank You to Our AzSEF 2023 Sponsors

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