Team Canada-ISEF 2014 Announced

Mon, 2014-03-24 22:38 -- Dominic Tremblay
Twelve of Canada’s top high school scientists have been selected by Youth Science Canada to represent the country at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) from May 11-17 in Los Angeles, California. Intel ISEF is the world’s largest science fair.

Team Canada-ISEF 2014 Announced

Twelve of Canada’s top high school scientists have been selected by Youth Science Canada to represent the country at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) from May 11-17 in Los Angeles, California. Intel ISEF is the world’s largest science fair.
 
Team Canada-ISEF 2014 was selected by a distinguished panel of 18 university faculty, industry researchers, educators and Team Canada-ISEF alumni through a competitive national selection process that began in October and concluded today as part of Youth Science Month.
 
Last year, the 18 members of Team Canada-ISEF put on a world-class performance, bringing home a total of 25 awards, including two of the seventeen $5,000 Best in Category Awards, and three First Place Grand Awards.
 
This year’s Team Canada-ISEF includes 2 Intel ISEF veterans and 10 newcomers from Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario, and. They are (left to right, top to bottom in photo):
 

·    Dan Alferov - London ON

Perception of Facial Expression of Emotion

·    Alex Deans- Windsor ON

iAid: A Novel Multimodal, Cloud - Based Navigation System for the Visually Impaired

·    Meagan Fabel - Windsor ON

Fun in the Sun! Increasing Gratzel Cell Efficiency Using Diatomaceous Earth

·    Ben Friesen - Grimsby ON

iSPI: Integrated System for Pest Identification

·    Ann Makosinski - Victoria BC

The Hollow Flashlights - Head and Hand

·    Daniel Mogilny - Richmond Hill ON

Tw-Lexa: A Novel Multifactor Social Media Analysis Algorithm

·    Sujay Nagaraj - Calgary AB

Treating GBM BTSCs through Growth Factor Stimulation and Drug-Polymer Conjugate Therapy

·    Amit Scheer - Ottawa ON

Personalized Medicine: A Novel Quantum Dot Bioconjugate Targeted Cancer Therapy

·    Duncan Stothers - Vancouver BC

Nanofluid CPU Cooling: Novel Block Design

·    Varsha Jayasankar - St. Catharines ON

Identification of Novel Broad-Spectrum Antibiotic Compounds in Curcuma amada

·    Nicole Ticea - Burnaby BC

Isothermal Nucleic Acid Amplification System for Point-of-Care HIV Diagnosis

·    Adamo Young - Ottawa ON

Production of an oncolytic virus enhancer protein using a bacterial and an insect cell platform

 

Team Canada-ISEF is a program of Youth Science Canada and is generously supported by Intel of Canada.

 

Yo can help support Team Canada-ISEF 2014 at : http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/team-canada-help-support-canada-s-top-science-students-compete-at-isef-2014/x/6141460

 
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