Alcatel-Lucent presents three Special Awards and Chemistry and Math sciences Grand Awards to students at Intel Science and Engineering Fair
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE:ALU) awarded three Special Awards yesterday to students competing in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair here, which is administered by Science Service. The competitors were ninth through twelfth graders from around the world who earned the right to compete here by winning top prize at a local, regional, state or national science fair.
The Alcatel-Lucent awards were announced at a “Special Awards” ceremony last night, which was sponsored by the Alcatel-Lucent Foundation, whose primary areas of focus are improving math and science education and youth development.At the event, special swards were presented by over 70 scientific, professional and educational organizations. Awards included scholarships, summer internships, book and equipment grants and scientific field trips.
The Alcatel-Lucent special awards were:
A USD 15,000 scholarship award for Innovation to Andrew John Nowell, 19, Nottingham High School, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom, for his work on a Remote Computer Interface and Security System
A USD 15,000 scholarship award for Scientific Depth and Rigor to John Wilson Dorminy, 16, Sola Fide Home School, McDonough, Georgia, for his work on Improper Fractional Base Encryption
A USD 15,000 scholarship award for Creativity to Ruby Kandah, 17, William Mason High School, Mason, Ohio, for her work on Improving Mileage Efficiency of Hybrid Cars
Alcatel-Lucent also sponsored Grand Awards, presented here today, in the chemistry and mathematical sciences categories. Awards winners included:
In the Chemistry category:
Intel ISEF Best of Category Award of USD 5,000 for Top First Place Winner and First Award of USD 3,000 to Philip Vidal Streich, 16, Homeschool, Platteville, Wisconsin, for Determining Carbon Nanotubes’ Thermodynamic Solubility: The Missing Link to a Practical Supermaterial?
Second Award of USD 1,500 to Michael Ding, 17, Glen Cove High School, Glen Cove, New York, for DNA Electrophoresis on Nanoporous Polyethersulfone Membrane Surfaces
Second Award of USD 1,500 toJarrett Renn Remsberg, 17, Middletown Senior High School, Middletown, Maryland, for Synthetic Analogs of Smoothened Intracellular Loop as Potent Inhibitors of Cancer Cells Growth
Second Award of USD 1,500 to Alexandra Maria Courtis, 17, Davis Senior High School, Davis, California, for Bright, Luminescent Silicon Nanoparticles for Biological Applications
Third Award of USD 1,000 to Ye Tao, 18, Fuzhou No.1 Middle School, Fuzhou, Fujian, China, for Development of a New Gasoline Detergent---NDEEC
Third Award of USD 1,000 to Clifford Byungho Kim, 17, North Allegheny Senior High School, Wexford, Pennsylvania, for Capillary Action in Continuously-tapered Narrow Gap Space
Third Award of USD 1,000 to Sarah Elizabeth Marzen, 17, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Alexandria, Virginia, for A New Model for Hydrophobic Hydration
Third Award of USD 1,000 to Leonid V. Romashov, 16, The State Educational Establishment Lyceum #1303, Moscow, Russia, for 3-bromo-5,6-dihydro-[4H]-1,2-oxazine-N-oxides: Synthesis, Properties and Application
Fourth Award of USD 500 to Markrete Krikorian, 18, Townsend Harris High School, Flushing, New York, for Synthesizing DMPC-capped Gold and Water-soluble Cadmium Sulfide Nanoparticles
Fourth Award of USD 500 to Sophie Alice Renner, 17, James Allen, London, London, United Kingdom, for Hydrogenic Defects in Ice
Fourth Award of USD 500 to Samantha Kay Lawrence, 18, Christian Heritage High School, Riverdale, Utah, for Corrosion Mitigation Using Thin-film Coatings of Polyelectrolyte Multilayers
Fourth Award of USD 500 to Richard J. Li, 16, Monte Vista High School, Danville, California, for A Novel Approach to Rapid Diagnosis of Cancer
Fourth Award of USD 500 to Matthew Bret Weiss, 18, Breck School, Golden Valley, Minnesota, for Synthesis of Supramolecular Self-assembling Macromolecular Structures
In the Mathematical Sciences category:
Intel ISEF Best of Category Award of USD 5,000 for Top First Place Winner and First Award of USD 3,000 to Dmitry Vaintrob, 18, South Eugene High School, Eugene, Oregon, for The String Topology BV Algebra, Hochschild Cohomology and the Goldman Bracket on Surfaces
Second Award of USD 1,500 to Daniel Karoly Bezdek, 17, Notre Dame High School, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, for Short Billiards
Second Award of USD 1,500 to Ardit Kroni, 16, Synge Street CBS, Dublin, Ireland, for Infinite Product Expansions of the nth Root
Second Award of USD 1,500 to Arkajit Dey, 17, The Harker School, San Jose, California, for Tree-realizability of a Distance Matrix
Third Award of USD 1,000 to Joel Antonio Morales-Rosado, 17, Escuela Florencia Garcia, Las Piedras, Puerto Rico, for Reconnaissance Mechanism for the Polygonal Numbers
Third Award of USD 1,000 to Hagai Helman, 18, Reut School, Jerusalem, Israel, for Function Pools
Third Award of USD 1,000 to Cheng-Tao Chung, 17, Taipei Municipal Jianguo High School, Taipei, Taiwan, Chinese Taipei, for EASE Polygons Are Not Easy
Third Award of USD 1,000 to Akhil Mathew, 15, Madison High School, Madison, New Jersey, for Investigations in Analysis
Fourth Award of USD 500 to Prachi Janardan Pai, 16, School of Science and Technology, Beaverton, Oregon, for Mathematical Determinism in the Creative Process of Musical Composition
Fourth Award of USD 500 to Albert Chiehyang Liu, 16, Kaohsiung Municipal Kaohsiung Senior High School, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, Chinese Taipei, for Endless Propagation--the Arithmetic Rules of Regular Pentagons
Fourth Award of USD 500 to John Imbrie-Moore, 14, Charlottesville High School, Charlottesville, Virginia , for Mathematical Modeling of the Speed of Evolution in Asexual Populations
Fourth Award of USD 500 to Sarah Lee Sellers, 16, Hedgesville High School, Hedgesville, West Virginia , for Prime Magic Square: Possible or Impossible?
Fourth Award of USD 500 to Mark Krummelbein, 20, Lemvig High School, Lemvig, Denmark, for Cryptology Using the “Butterfly Equation”
The International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) is sponsored by Intel and has been administered by Science Service since its inception in 1950. Science Service is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the understanding and appreciation of science among people of all ages.
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