March 12-13, 2013 at the San Jose Convention Center
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CALIFORNIA STATE SCIENCE FAIR
May 1, 2012 Los Angeles
CSSF Project of the Year Award
$2,500 in the Junior Division
Junior Division: J0936, Maya Varma
Grade 8, Lawson Middle School, Cupertino
HIGH SCHOOL CATEGORY AWARD WINNERS
SPECIAL AWARD WINNERS
Alfarata Walley Award for Excellence in Electronics and Electromagnetics Studies – For achievement in electronics and electromagnetic studies. Given in recognition of Mrs. Walley, a dedicated elementary school teacher for over 40 years who passed away in 2010.
Her many students will be pleased that she has been remembered for her devotion to her profession. Limited to projects in the Junior Division. Award is $500. Presented anonymously.
Award: J0936,Maya Varma
CAT Scan R&D Silicon Boule Award – For distinctive performance in the physical sciences. This award has been presented annually since 1995 and was originally an end piece of an ultrapure monocrystalline silicon boule. Limited to projects in the Junior Division. Award is a TRW custom designed silicon die for the space program which became an enabling technology for the CAT scan. Presented by Dale L. Hall, Senior Engineer Scientist, retired, TRW Space & Electronics.
Award: J0936, Maya Varma
LA BioMed Award for Excellence in Molecular Biology – For achievement in the field of Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology. Award is $500. Presented by the Los Angeles Biomedical
Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed).
Award: S0505,Nikhil Buduma
Raytheon Junior Achievement Award –Limited to projects in the Junior Division. Award is $500. Presented by the Raytheon Asian Pacific Association (RAPA) – Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems Company.
Award: J1418, Ken Noh; J1811 Holly M. Jackson
SPIE Optics & Photonics Award – For the project best demonstrating scientific research
and engineering applications of optical, photonic, imaging, and optoelectronic technologies. One award in each division. Award is $1000, one year membership in SPIE, and a certificate. Presented by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.
Senior Division:S1402, the team of
Christine Chang and Joseph Chang
UCLA Brain Research Institute Award – For outstanding science projects in all areas of neuroscience from molecules to mind. One award in each division. Award is $500 and a certificate. Presented by the UCLA Brain Research Institute (BRI).
Senior Division:S0532,Anna T. Thomas
RECOGNITION AWARD WINNERS
CAPS Science Achievement Award
For the project best illustrating good scientific methodology in a discipline represented by members of CAPS, including physics, chemistry, biological and environmental science, toxics and energy resources. Award is $100 and an plaque.
Junior Division: J0615, Anjini Karthik
Clinical Chemistry Award
For interesting and original projects that impact the future of clinical chemistry. Three awards in each division. Senior Division award is $200, Junior Division award is $100. Presented by the American Association for Clinical Chemistry, Southern California Section.
Senior Division: S0531, Tanay Tandon,
Junior Division J0524, Arpita Singhal,
Junior Division J0615, Anjini Karthik,
Junior Division J1724, Anin Sayana.