2019 Science Fair - Category Awards

These are the winners of the category awards at the 2019 Fairfax County Regional Science and Engineering Fair.

Grand Prize Winners

Project Number Project Title Student(s) School

Computational Biology & Bioinformatics

12-G-1

CeRNetwork: A Platform for in silico Discovery and Classification of Competing Endogenous RNA Sequences for Multi-Omic Network Diffusion and Novel miRNA-Sequestering Drug Design

David Toomer

Hayfield Secondary School

Embedded Systems

12-I-1

Non-Invasive Electronic Wireless Knee Biomechanical and Physiology Monitoring for Post-Operative Rehabilitation

Rachel Naidich

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

TM-I-1

BMCI-Net: A Novel Approach to Non-Invasive, Fully Mobile Prosthetic Control Using Robust Pattern Detection and Filtration of EMG and EEG Signals Through Supervised Machine Learning

Rishabh Misra, Divjot Bedi

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

Energy: Chemical

10-J-1

Discovery of FAZnF3, a Hybrid Organic-inorganic Perovskite for Photocatalytic Water Splitting

Kaien Yang

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

Microbiology

TM-P-1

Cyanocide: A Novel Strategy for Harmful Algal Bloom Mitigation via Initiation of Programmed Cell Death

Sarah Syed, Miamar Burgos-Rosario, Saijai Supanklang

Hayfield Secondary School

Physics & Astronomy

12-Q-4

The Penrose Process in Analog Black Holes

Luke Mrini

Lake Braddock Secondary School

12-Q-7

Simulation of Timescale Matching between Organic and Metallic Phase-Change Materials for Transient Thermal Reduction

Justin Wang

Chantilly High School

Robotics & Intelligent Machines

10-S-1

Textual Origin Classification and Implicit Bias Detection with Deep Recurrent Neural Networks

Jerry Wei

Oakton High School

Biomedical Engineering

11-V-2

Using Self Assembled Monolayers for the Fabrication of Implantable Strain Gauge Sensors

Justin Hu

Madison High School

Grand Prize Alternates - Team and Individual

Project Number Project Title Student(s) School

Animal Sciences

12-A-1

The Effect of Retinoic Acid on Superficial Flexor Muscle Nerve Cord Regeneration in P. clarkii

Korrina Gidwani

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

Biochemistry

12-C-1

A Chemiluminescent Dual-Aptasensor Capable of Simultaneously Quantifying PSA and VEGF

Junhyun Chong

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

Cellular & Molecular Biology

10-E-3

The role of α5 single nucleotide polymorphism on Nicotine Dependence

Sid Thakker

Madison High School

Earth & Environmental Sciences

TM-H-2

A Study of the Impact of Roofing Materials on the Urban Heat Island Effect

Kevin Duffy, Quinn Duffy

Lake Braddock Secondary School

Robotics & Intelligent Machines

10-S-2

The Effect of Dataset Size On the Accuracy of Semantic Segmentation Performed by a Generative Adversarial Network

Ryan Gray

South Lakes High School

TM-S-1

A Novel Approach to Contextual Violence Detection

Saketh Gabbita, Havish Malladi, Avyuk Dixit

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

Grand Prize Nominees - Team and Individual

Project Number Project Title Student(s) School

Behavioral & Social Sciences

11-B-1

Localizing Neurological Response Entropy from Music Stimuli through Assessment of Memory and Training Effects via Wavelet EEG Analysis

Victoria Graf

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

Biomedical & Health Sciences

12-D-1

How Does Grip Strength Vary Between Traditional High School Students and Students with Low Incidence Disabilities?

Annabelle Leung

Lee High School

TM-D-1

A Data-Based Approach to Clarifying the Effect of Seizure Etiology on Seizure Cycle Parameters in Epileptic Patients

Aria Moss, Svetlana Pack

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

Chemistry

10-F-6

The Effect of Gel Base Used on an Edible Water Bottle's Packaging Efficiency

Akshay Subramaniam

Oakton High School

Earth & Environmental Sciences

12-H-3

Characterizing Uncertainty in Urban Inversions of Carbon Sources & Sinks using Low-cost Sensor Measurements

Siona Prasad

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

Environmental Engineering

TM-M-7

The Effect of Varying Sizes of Atomic Radii in Cloud Seeding Nuclei on Lux Yield

Sydney Chen, Maggie Tong

Oakton High School

Materials Science

TM-N-9

The Effect of Microgravity on Self-Healing Concrete

Ryan Ferzoco, Spencer Harris

South Lakes High School

Mathematics

10-O-1

An Algebraic Formula for the Sum of Squares

Jane Smyly

Langley High School

Microbiology

11-P-4

The Efficacy of Photosensitizer Mediated Photodynamic Treatment in Eradicating Staphylococcus epidermidis Biofilms

Sanika Karandikar

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

Physics & Astronomy

11-Q-6

Special Relativity and Newtonian Mechanics beyond the Speed of Light and for Objects with Negative Mass

Abrar Syed

McLean High School

12-Q-3

qecML: A Novel Machine Learning Toric Decoder for Rapid Quantum Error Correction

Abhishek Allamsetty

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

12-Q-4

The Penrose Process in Analog Black Holes

Luke Mrini

Lake Braddock Secondary School

12-Q-5

The Effect of Water Absorption on the Distribution of a Bloodstain on a Piece of Cotton Fabric

Sarah Hawkins

Annandale High School

Plant Sciences

10-R-1

How Amount of Soil Salinity Affects Transpiration Rates in C3 and CAM Plants

Stacia Datskovska

Langley High School

12-R-1

Analysis of Genetic Differentiation between Northern and Southern Populations of Woodland Strawberry (Fragaria vesca)

Anna Xu

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

Systems Software

TM-T-3

Simulating Peer-To-Peer Models to Optimize Fault-Tolerant, Mesh Network for Communication

Matthew Ferrari, John Leal

Woodson High School

First Place

Project Number Project Title Student(s) School

Animal Sciences

9-A-2

The Effect that Different Sedatives and Stimulants Have On an Ant's Time Going Through a Maze

Emilia Cayelli

South Lakes High School

12-A-1

The Effect of Retinoic Acid on Superficial Flexor Muscle Nerve Cord Regeneration in P. clarkii

Korrina Gidwani

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

Behavioral & Social Sciences

9-B-1

The Effect of Sentence Characteristics on Readability and Text Ranking

Lindsey Wang

Chantilly High School

11-B-1

Localizing Neurological Response Entropy from Music Stimuli through Assessment of Memory and Training Effects via Wavelet EEG Analysis

Victoria Graf

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

Biochemistry

10-C-1

Characterization of Protein Expression in Early Embryo Development using Mass Spectrometry

Diego Cromwell

Westfield High School

12-C-1

A Chemiluminescent Dual-Aptasensor Capable of Simultaneously Quantifying PSA and VEGF

Junhyun Chong

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

TM-C-3

Quantifying the Amount of Capsaicin in Varying Types of Peppers

Solomon Hutchins, Noa Yager

Madison High School

Biomedical & Health Sciences

12-D-1

How Does Grip Strength Vary Between Traditional High School Students and Students with Low Incidence Disabilities?

Annabelle Leung

Lee High School

TM-D-1

A Data-Based Approach to Clarifying the Effect of Seizure Etiology on Seizure Cycle Parameters in Epileptic Patients

Aria Moss, Svetlana Pack

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

TM-D-10

Utilizing ERP and Machine Learning for Development in Speed and Accuracy of Alzheimer's Diagnosis

Agah Ebrahimi, Ishan Kalburge

Woodson High School

Cellular & Molecular Biology

10-E-3

The role of α5 single nucleotide polymorphism on Nicotine Dependence

Sid Thakker

Madison High School

11-E-2

Targeting Antioxidant Pathways for Brain Cancer Therapy

Sabrina Cai

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

TM-E-1

Essential Oils as a Novel Alternative to Medicinal Antibacterials

Raymond Del Vecchio, Shriman Selvamani, Revanth Vejju

Centreville High School

TM-E-4

The Effect of Table Salt Concentration on Cellular Respiration of Yeast

Ramisa Resha, Vy Nguyen, Korryn Pudleiner

Lee High School

Chemistry

10-F-6

The Effect of Gel Base Used on an Edible Water Bottle's Packaging Efficiency

Akshay Subramaniam

Oakton High School

10-F-13

Water Quality in the National Capital Region

Grace Wolfenbarger

West Potomac High School

TM-F-5

Detecting Iodide Ions based in a Phosphate Buffer Solution: An Application on Electrochemical Sensors

Isabella Dressel, Gautam Sugasi, Yash Kolli

Centreville High School

Computational Biology & Bioinformatics

9-G-1

In silico Molecular Docking Studies on Human Leukotriene A4 hydrolase

Suruthikha Vijay

Woodson High School

10-G-3

The Leading Head of Kinesin Dimers Moves The Cargo

Allen Pan

Madison High School

12-G-1

CeRNetwork: A Platform for in silico Discovery and Classification of Competing Endogenous RNA Sequences for Multi-Omic Network Diffusion and Novel miRNA-Sequestering Drug Design

David Toomer

Hayfield Secondary School

TM-G-1

Diagnostic Imaging System for Tumors 

Manvi Nair, Shreya Tripathy, Numya Menon

Chantilly High School

TM-G-2

Investigating the Accuracy of Distinct Supervised Learning Models on the Classification  of Breast Carcinomata

Victor Del Carpio, Hrishik Rangaraju, Hamza Alsamraee

Centreville High School

Earth & Environmental Sciences

9-H-2

The Effect of Topography on Air Pollution Predicted by a Computer Model

Mikhail Mints

McLean High School

11-H-7

The Effect of Cilantro vs Standard Water Purification Methods on Water Quality

Ankisha Singh

Oakton High School

11-H-8

Xylem-Based Microfiltration for Sustainable Water Purification

Sitara Sastry

Oakton High School

12-H-3

Characterizing Uncertainty in Urban Inversions of Carbon Sources & Sinks using Low-cost Sensor Measurements

Siona Prasad

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

TM-H-2

A Study of the Impact of Roofing Materials on the Urban Heat Island Effect

Kevin Duffy, Quinn Duffy

Lake Braddock Secondary School

TM-H-3

Combating Climate Change through Marine Cloud Brightening

Charlotte Peterkin, Wen Ip, Harin Ok

Oakton High School

Embedded Systems

12-I-1

Non-Invasive Electronic Wireless Knee Biomechanical and Physiology Monitoring for Post-Operative Rehabilitation

Rachel Naidich

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

TM-I-1

BMCI-Net: A Novel Approach to Non-Invasive, Fully Mobile Prosthetic Control Using Robust Pattern Detection and Filtration of EMG and EEG Signals Through Supervised Machine Learning

Rishabh Misra, Divjot Bedi

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

Energy: Chemical

9-J-2

The effect of different salt-to-water ratios on a salt-water powered car

Hari Raman

Westfield High School

10-J-1

Discovery of FAZnF3, a Hybrid Organic-inorganic Perovskite for Photocatalytic Water Splitting

Kaien Yang

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

10-J-2

The Effect of Temperature on the Function of a Microbial Fuel Cell

Alexandra Cooper

Woodson High School

Energy: Physical

11-K-3

The Effect of Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Blade Width on Voltage Output

Vedhas Banaji

Marshall High School

Engineering Mechanics

9-L-4

The Effect of House Supports on the Ability to Withstand Flooding

Sarah Bradshaw

South Lakes High School

10-L-3

Optimization of a Methalox Liquid Rocket Engine

Jason Chen

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

TM-L-1

3d Printer

Yash Amin, Alex Pfoser

Woodson High School

Environmental Engineering

10-M-2

The Effect of Sound Waves on Ocean Wave Amplitude

Grace Brown

Oakton High School

TM-M-1

Carbon Nanodot Synthesis from Capsicum annuum

Yeonwoo Kim, Jungmin Shin

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

TM-M-2

Manta Ray Mechanism Minimizes Microplastics

Jack Leech, Mary Cyckowski, Alejandro Posadas-Nava

Woodson High School

TM-M-7

The Effect of Varying Sizes of Atomic Radii in Cloud Seeding Nuclei on Lux Yield

Sydney Chen, Maggie Tong

Oakton High School

TM-M-9

The Effect of the Type of Thread on Durability

Kyla Quimson, Rachel Chae

Centreville High School

Materials Science

9-N-2

The Effect of Modified Chitosan Films on Fruit Preservation

Helen Sparling

Oakton High School

10-N-2

Synthesizing a Biodegradable Plastic: Reinforcing Cellulose Di-Acetate With Natural Fibers and Testing Flexural and Tensile Strengths

Huzaifa Shafique

Westfield High School

10-N-3

The Effect of Anthocyanins on Dye Sensitized Solar Cell Efficiency

Pranav Kanapuram

Chantilly High School

TM-N-9

The Effect of Microgravity on Self-Healing Concrete

Ryan Ferzoco, Spencer Harris

South Lakes High School

Mathematics

9-O-1

The Effect of Shuffling on the Card Count of a Deck of Cards

Shannon Gallagher

South Lakes High School

10-O-1

An Algebraic Formula for the Sum of Squares

Jane Smyly

Langley High School

10-O-2

Good News, Bad News, and Your Money - Empirical Investigation of Cognitive Bias in Investment Decisions

Arul Nigam

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

10-O-4

A Novel Study and Integration of the K-Means and K-Medoid Clustering Algorithms in the Development of Financial Portfolio Strategies

Rayan Yu

Madison High School

Microbiology

11-P-4

The Efficacy of Photosensitizer Mediated Photodynamic Treatment in Eradicating Staphylococcus epidermidis Biofilms

Sanika Karandikar

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

TM-P-1

Cyanocide: A Novel Strategy for Harmful Algal Bloom Mitigation via Initiation of Programmed Cell Death

Sarah Syed, Miamar Burgos-Rosario, Saijai Supanklang

Hayfield Secondary School

Physics & Astronomy

10-Q-1

Assessing how Changing the Strength of the Electromagnetic Field of an Electromagnetic Train Affects the Speed of the Train

Genevieve Middleton

Langley High School

11-Q-6

Special Relativity and Newtonian Mechanics beyond the Speed of Light and for Objects with Negative Mass

Abrar Syed

McLean High School

12-Q-3

qecML: A Novel Machine Learning Toric Decoder for Rapid Quantum Error Correction

Abhishek Allamsetty

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

12-Q-4

The Penrose Process in Analog Black Holes

Luke Mrini

Lake Braddock Secondary School

12-Q-5

The Effect of Water Absorption on the Distribution of a Bloodstain on a Piece of Cotton Fabric

Sarah Hawkins

Annandale High School

12-Q-7

Simulation of Timescale Matching between Organic and Metallic Phase-Change Materials for Transient Thermal Reduction

Justin Wang

Chantilly High School

TM-Q-12

Wormhole Creation Processes: A Theoretical Approach

Sebastian Vander Ploeg Fallon, Jacob Crim

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

Plant Sciences

9-R-1

Is Quicker Better for Plants?: The Effect of Slow-Release vs Quick-Release Fertilizers on the Height of Wheatgrass

Shrutika Poudel

Westfield High School

9-R-2

The Effect of Disolved Oxygen on Plant Growth Using Hydroponics

Thomas Chia

Chantilly High School

10-R-1

How Amount of Soil Salinity Affects Transpiration Rates in C3 and CAM Plants

Stacia Datskovska

Langley High School

12-R-1

Analysis of Genetic Differentiation between Northern and Southern Populations of Woodland Strawberry (Fragaria vesca)

Anna Xu

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

TM-R-7

The Effect of Bio Adsorbent Materials on Lead Polluted Water

Shruti Elango, Nandini Ramkumar

Chantilly High School

Robotics & Intelligent Machines

10-S-1

Textual Origin Classification and Implicit Bias Detection with Deep Recurrent Neural Networks

Jerry Wei

Oakton High School

10-S-2

The Effect of Dataset Size On the Accuracy of Semantic Segmentation Performed by a Generative Adversarial Network

Ryan Gray

South Lakes High School

TM-S-1

A Novel Approach to Contextual Violence Detection

Saketh Gabbita, Havish Malladi, Avyuk Dixit

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

Systems Software

TM-T-1

ClearCam: Enabling Self-Driving Cars to See Through Fog with GPU-Accelerated Stereo Camera System and Deep Learning

George Tang, Neal Bayya

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

TM-T-3

Simulating Peer-To-Peer Models to Optimize Fault-Tolerant, Mesh Network for Communication

Matthew Ferrari, John Leal

Woodson High School

Translational Medical Sciences

11-U-1

MRI Image Synthesis for the Diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease using Deep Learning

Neeyanth Kopparapu

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

11-U-2

A Novel Role of Osteoactivin/GPNMB in Osteoarthritic Articular Cartilage

Maria Rice

Woodson High School

Biomedical Engineering

10-V-1

Novel Genetically Engineered Bacteriophage Platform for Programmable Therapeutics

Joshua Salazar

Madison High School

11-V-2

Using Self Assembled Monolayers for the Fabrication of Implantable Strain Gauge Sensors

Justin Hu

Madison High School

TM-V-1

Inexpensive Medical Imaging Using Deep Learning Techniques and Ultrasound Technology

Manish Balamurugan, Venkat Kuppoor, Kathryn Chung

Fairfax High School

Second Place

Project Number Project Name Student(s) School

Animal Sciences

9-A-5

The Effect of the Temperature of Water on Daphnia's heart rate

Julia Manser

Westfield High School

12-A-2

The Impact of Nicotine on the Behavior of Planaria

Bryan Alvarez-Carcamo

Mount Vernon High School

Behavioral & Social Sciences

10-B-1

Effect of Longer Prison Sentences on Incarceration Rates From the 1960's to Present Day

Olivia Henry

Hayfield Secondary School

10-B-3

The Effect of the Amount of Languages Spoken on the Brain

Olvin Abrego

Herndon High School

TM-B-1

The Impact of Growth versus Fixed Mindset on the Stroop Effect Test

McKenzie Dinesen, Ashley Kim

Hayfield Secondary School

TM-B-2

The Effect of Anti-Smoking Tendencies on Overall Nicotine Usage in a High School Population

Jacob Shapiro, Hafasa Ahmadzai

Edison High School

TM-B-5

The Effect of Music on the Memory of 10th Grade Students

Emma Amacher, Jade Galligan

Hayfield Secondary School

Biochemistry

10-C-2

The Effect of Cell Phone Radiofrequency Waves on Germinating Plants from Lepidium sativum Seeds

Andreas Voyages

Langley High School

11-C-2

The Effect of the Substrate Concentration of Lactose on the Rate of Hydrolysis

Jacob Ravich

Robinson Secondary School

12-C-2

How Does Increased Temperature Affect the Capacity of a Phosphate Buffer when HCl and NaOH are Introduced Separately?

Tommy Mehaffey

Robinson Secondary School

12-C-3

Quercetin on Root Growth

Sameer Islam

Mount Vernon High School

TM-C-8

The Effect of TMPyP4 Tosylate on the Size of Amoeba proteus

Zachariah Zobair, Philip Milton

Madison High School

TM-C-10

Which Type of Moisturizer Works Best?

Nandini Pisupati, Shreya Mallamula

Centreville High School

Biomedical & Health Sciences

9-D-1

Effect of Breakfast Foods on Blood Glucose Level

Julia Cartwright

Herndon High School

TM-D-2

Cystic Fibrosis Wearable Technology

Thaissa Peixoto, Alex Gurski

Madison High School

TM-D-12

Effect of Curcumin on Dopamine Levels in Drosphila Pink1 Mutant Parkinson’s Model

Jayant Siva, Mahika Rawat

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

Cellular & Molecular Biology

10-E-1

Bioluminescence in Dinoflagellates

Jennifer Wu

Langley High School

10-E-2

The Effect of Ocean Salinity on Plant cells

Sumaja Bandreddi

Westfield High School

12-E-2

What is the effect of different essential oils on E. coli zone of inhibition?

Savannah Klassen

Robinson Secondary School

Chemistry

9-F-1

A novel Safe Dry Cleaning solvent- SAFE-D

Divya Somashekhar

Madison High School

9-F-3

The Effect of the Type of Energy Drink On the Amount of Electrolytes

Ayham Elayan

Chantilly High School

9-F-4

Using Nanotechnology to Reduce the Risk of Gastrointestinal Cancer

Medhnaa Saran

Pinnacle Academy

11-F-2

Antacids in HCl

Shams Al Jassar

Marshall High School

11-F-3

The Effect of Absorbance on Red Food Dye Reacted with Varying Bleach Concentrations as Observed through Colorimetry and Shown as Rate Constant

Sophie Myers

Edison High School

11-F-7

The Effect of Increasing Fat Content on the Amount of Energy Released When Milk is Heated

Riya Saran

Marshall High School

Cellular & Molecular Biology

11-F-12

The Simultaneous Corrosive Effects of Atmospheric Pollutants

Ryan Berry

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

12-F-2

The Effect of Anti-Coagulants on Blood Clotting

Conny Nuristani

Edison High School

TM-F-1

How does salinity affect the dissolved oxygen content?

Dua Ali, Arman Alim, Rumesa Ali

Lee High School

TM-F-9

The Effect of Curcumin on the Chelation of Copper

Abirami Krishnan, Herin Seo

Fairfax High School

Computational Biology & Bioinformatics

10-G-2

Using An Automated Farming System to Grow Plants

Paige Graves

Langley High School

Earth & Environmental Sciences

11-H-1

A Comparison of Innovative Hybrid Porous Materials and Oyster Shells for the Adsorption of Dyes and Heavy Metals from Polluted Water

Clare Sparling

Oakton High School

11-H-4

Machine Learning Forest Fire Prediction for Rapid Prevention and Resource Allocation

Anusha Allamsetty

Oakton High School

TM-H-1

A Solution to Anthropogenic Eutrophication: The Best Method to Reduce Inorganic Pollutants in the Huntington River

Alessa Ogork, Dhiambi Otete

Edison High School

Embedded Systems

12-I-2

Optimizing Deep Image Reconstruction using an EEG driven Progressively Growing Adversarial System

Palash Shah

Westfield High School

Energy: Chemical

12-J-2

Can Biodiesel Replace the Standard Diesel?

Ta Nguyen

Lee High School

TM-J-5

The Effect of pH on the Voltage Levels of a Zinc-Air Battery

David Mastro, Taylor Shea

Woodson High School

TM-J-7

Methanol: Energy of the Future

Maron Negassi, Erin Michael, Pandora Zhang

Lee High School

Energy: Physical

10-K-1

The Effect of Amplitude on the Proximity Effect

Charlotte Uehling

Hayfield Secondary School

12-K-1

Building a Powder-Based Triboelectric Nanogenerator Using Martian Regolith Simulant

Eugene Jeong

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

TM-K-8

The effect of type of additive, amount of additive, and type of concentrate on the voltage needed to charge a phone

Acia Vetchapinan, Raneem Kamoona

Langley High School

TM-K-9

The Effect of Valve Type on Pressure Release Speed

Oscar Lauth, Vincent Roque

Herndon High School

Engineering Mechanics

9-L-5

The Effect of Fin Shape on Rocket Apogee

Gitika Gorthi

Chantilly High School

10-L-6

The Effect of Infill on the Integrity of a 3D Printed Model

Bella Hoagland

Hayfield Secondary School

11-L-1

The Effect of Frontal Area on Aerodynamic Drag of a Cyclist and Bicycle

Iain MacKeith

Marshall High School

11-L-3

Drone Tracking for Laser Energy Transfer

Neil Sorkin

Woodson High School

TM-L-4

Real-time Distributed Robotics: Innovations on Smart Home Appliances

Tristan Scott, Leah Zarlenga

Oakton High School

TM-L-6

The Effect of Different Types of Alternative Reinforcements in Concrete on the Durability of Concrete

Shefali Verma, Nicole Iodice

Fairfax High School

Environmental Engineering

9-M-2

The Effects of Natural Additives on a Water Sample's Ability to Maintain a safe pH

Mahika Parakh

Westfield High School

TM-M-3

Rugged Recycled Construction Materials

Mariem Ahmed, Amrita Singh, Blen Gezahegn

Lee High School

TM-M-12

The Smart Rug

Emily Boling, Maleha Asmi

Chantilly High School

TM-M-16

The Effect of Different Light Bulbs on Their Spectra Compared to Natural Light

Laura Evans, Katie Evans

Herndon High School

Materials Science

9-N-1

The Effect of Additives on the Sustainability of Paint

Ellie Fiening

Chantilly High School

10-N-1

A First-Principles Investigation of Spintronics of Nitrophosphorene Doped With 3d Transition Metals

Lawrence Shi

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

11-N-1

The Effect of Distance on Measured Force for Different Brands of Elastic Physical Therapy Bands

Katie Palmer

Woodson High School

11-N-2

The Effect of Print Variables on the Integrity of a Stainless Steel 3D Print for Health Care Applications

Gorav Surana

Herndon High School

11-N-3

The Relationship Between Density and Reflected Sound Intensity: Urbanization on Noise Pollution

Austin Campbell

Marshall High School

TM-N-1

The relationship between types of material used in sports helmets and force levels to the head on impacts

Sarah Burgum, Emma Lynch

South Lakes High School

TM-N-4

The Effect of Different Monomers in Biodegradable Plastics on Durability

Charlotte Tury, Niya Burney

Woodson High School

TM-N-8

Effect of Types of Insulation on Heat Entering Home

Sky Gisin, Shinjini Bose

Westfield High School

Microbiology

10-P-2

The Effect of Different Formulations of Garlic on Bacterial Growth

Dhruv Sundararaman

Oakton High School

11-P-3

The Effect of Honey on Antibacterial Activity of E. coli K-12

Teresa Dong

Marshall High School

11-P-7

The Effect of  Essential Oils on the Inhibition Zones of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

Charitha Vennapusa

Oakton High School

12-P-2

The Effect of Heat Shock Intensity on Bacterial Transformation Efficiency

Lucille Shichman

Woodson High School

TM-P-2

The Effect of DC Current on the Rate of Contact Killing

Brendan Dure, Adam Slafsky

Madison High School

Physics & Astronomy

9-Q-1

The Effect of Edge Curve on a 3D Object's Ability to Roll

Nicholas Lower-Basch

Falls Church High School

10-Q-2

Effect of a wing's shape on the trajectory of balsa wood gliders

Agha Ali

Edison High School

10-Q-3

How Airfoil Designs Affect the Airflow and Force of Lift Around It

Alexander Heise

Oakton High School

10-Q-4

The Effect of Focal Length on Image Distortion

Drew Daly

Herndon High School

10-Q-5

The Effect of Intonation on Sound Volume

Danny Jurta

West Potomac High School

11-Q-1

Classifying Galaxies into the De Vaucouleurs system using a Deep Learning Model

Rohan Venkat

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

11-Q-5

Measuring Light Pollution

Colleen Polka

Edison High School

11-Q-11

Using NetLogo to simulate possible shielding materials to help reduce effects of GCR radiation on space travelers

Terra Otto

Hayfield Secondary School

11-Q-12

Viscosity and Oil Spills

Rafia Choudhry

Lee High School

12-Q-1

Airfoil Shapes' Effect on Lift

Anna Carnahan

Robinson Secondary School

12-Q-6

The Effect of the Parachute Geometry on the Terminal Velocity

Jasmine Cao

Mount Vernon High School

12-Q-8

Rubber Band Vibrations

Christina Le

Annandale High School

TM-Q-4

The Effect of Vibrations Caused by the Volume of the Speaker on the Time it Takes for the Nuts to Rise to the Top

Maryam Baig, Amelie Mohn

Lee High School

TM-Q-5

Determining the Trend Between a Substance's Index of Refraction and its Sugar Content

Gabriel Binning, John Klein

Woodson High School

TM-Q-8

The Effect of Direction and Tilt on the Energy Production of Photovoltaic Solar Panels in Fairfax County during Winter

Lydia Chiu, Cassie Dallas

Langley High School

TM-Q-14

The Effect of Type of Strings in a Lacrosse Head on the Speed of the Shot

Kaia Goodiel, Molly Shapiro

South Lakes High School

TM-Q-15

Spectrophotometers: The Effect of Light Intensity on Light Absorption in Water

Jillian Ylagan, Amanda Hail

West Potomac High School

Plant Sciences

11-R-3

The Effect of Gravity on Root Growth

Abigail Han

Marshall High School

TM-R-18

The Effect of Vinegar on Germination of Radish Seeds

Amirah Hossein, Jenna Potoker

Robinson Secondary School

Robotics & Intelligent Machines

10-S-5

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle with Real-Time Single-Shot Object Detection using Deep Learning

Arnav Wadehra

Madison High School

Systems Software

10-T-1

A Machine Learning System to Detect Hidden Messages in Digital Image Steganography

Henry Raman

West Potomac High School

10-T-3

Emergency Communication Button

Stavroula Antonis

Langley High School

TM-T-2

Optimizing the Timing of Multiple Charitable Donation Solicitations in Different Populations

Emma Holincheck, Alexander Nelson

Centreville High School

Biomedical Engineering

12-V-1

Designing a Prosthetic Liner

Isabella Salinas

Robinson Secondary School

Third Place

Project Number Project Title Student(s) School

Animal Sciences

9-A-3

The Effect of Microplastic On Invertebrates

Harshini Doguparthi

Chantilly High School

9-A-4

The Effect of Probiotics on Cadmium Removal

Sena Flo

Oakton High School

10-A-2

The Effect of Ultraviolet Light on the Heart Rate of Daphnia magna

Antonio Warren

Mount Vernon High School

TM-A-3

The Effect of pH Levels on the the Lifespan of Planaria

Anoop Nallanagulagari, Aaron Spitz, Charlie Meade

Fairfax High School

TM-A-4

The Effect of Herbal Extracts on Aphids

Amber Christensen, Grace Adams

Justice High School

TM-A-5

The Effect of Soil Type on Earthworm Mass

Cameron Garber, Eleanor Balgley

South County High School

Behavioral & Social Sciences

10-B-2

The Effect of Intermittent Tasks on Short Term Memory

Serena Gulajan

Chantilly High School

TM-B-3

The Effect of Distractions on Video Game Performance

Andrew Kim, Shane Michaelson, Kyle Michael

Hayfield Secondary School

TM-B-4

The Effect of Time on the Density of Political Parties

Steve Draughn, Matthew Zheng

Langley High School

TM-B-7

The Effect of Time of Day on Cognitive Performance

Micheal Alvarado, Aaron Hanson

Hayfield Secondary School

Biochemistry

10-C-3

The Effect of Frequent Antacid Ingestion on Enzyme Efficiency

Iman Garmiani

Mount Vernon High School

10-C-4

The Effect of Skin Covering Methods on the Growth of Yeast

Jesus Zarate

Fairfax High School

10-C-5

The Effect of Temperature and pH in the Amalayse and Starch Reaction

Maryam Khan

Hayfield Secondary School

10-C-6

The Effect of Ultraviolet Light on the Growth of Yeast

Kalina Kazmierczak

Fairfax High School

12-C-5

The Effect of Ascorbic Acid and Curcumin on the Stabilizing Dopamine

Falak Rafi

Mount Vernon High School

12-C-6

The Effect of Duration of Air Exposure on the Oxidation Rate of Vitamin C in Orange Juice

Emily Davis

Robinson Secondary School

TM-C-6

The Effect of the Enzyme Invertase on the Digestion of the Different Types of Sugar

Sodaba Azamy, Aamenah Kabbara

Lee High School

Biomedical & Health Sciences

10-D-1

The Effect of Botanical Compounds on Daphnia's Heart Rate

Abby Cortez

Oakton High School

11-D-1

The Effect of Acne Medication on E. coli

CeVante Magwood

Mount Vernon High School

11-D-2

The Effect of Stimulants and Depressants on Wound Recovery

Jaisimar Singh

Marshall High School

11-D-3

The Effect of Different Amounts of Sulforaphane on E.coli Bacteria

Areeba Hamid

Mount Vernon High School

TM-D-3

Dealing with Diabetes

Anjeli Shankar, Nikitha Seri

Chantilly High School

Cellular & Molecular Biology

11-E-1

The Effect of Different Salt Concentrations on E. coli Growth

Annabel Chilton

Mount Vernon High School

12-E-1

The Effect of the Number of Codon Sequences an Amino Acid has on how Often Mutations Occur

Jackie Nguyen

Mount Vernon High School

12-E-3

The Effect of Different Amounts of Starch on the Breakdown Effectiveness of Salivary Amylase

Gwyneth McNamara

Marshall High School

TM-E-2

The Effect of Different Wavelength Lights on the Rate of Photosynthesis within Elodea

Wesley Mok, Rowaida Khan

Lee High School

Chemistry

9-F-2

The Effect of an Iodine Solution Mixed into Water on the Percentage of White Light Absorbed or Reflected

Arion Mitchell

South Lakes High School

10-F-1

The Comparison of the Amount of Vitamin C in Organic and Non-Organic Fruits

Seohyun Yoon

Langley High School

10-F-3

The Corrosion Rate of Steel and Copper in Water Vinegar and Bleach

Sophie Spano

Langley High School

10-F-4

The Effect of Chlorine Concentrations on Hair Quality

Tatyana Bovarnick

Mount Vernon High School

10-F-5

The Effect of Different Types of Sugars on the Solubility Level

Isabel Yi

Westfield High School

10-F-7

The Effect of How Many Times Steel Gets Re-coated with Chemical Spray on the Rusting of Steel

Christine Nguyen

Mount Vernon High School

10-F-9

The effect of sodium sulfite and citric acid mixture on the timed transition of water

Catherine Resta

Fairfax High School

10-F-11

The Effect of White Vinegar on Milk Proteins in the Production of Casein Plastic

Bryce Fleming

Justice High School

10-F-12

Vitamin C Levels in Organic Vs. Non Organic Citrus

Kheira Bekkadja

Edison High School

11-F-4

The Effect of Different Temperatures on the Chemical Reaction of Catalase in Hydrogen Peroxide

Rachel Butlin

South Lakes High School

11-F-8

The Effect of NaOH Concentration on the Rate of Reaction with Crystal Violet

Helen Le

Edison High School

11-F-11

The Effect of Various Indigestion Methods on Hydrochloric Acid (Stomach Acid Substitute)

Sraavya Ranga

Robinson Secondary School

12-F-1

The Effect of Amount of Calcium Hardness on Sources of Drinking Water

Paige La

Robinson Secondary School

TM-F-2

Creating an Organic Sunblock

Antony Nguyen, Nathaniel Suryabudi

Madison High School

TM-F-3

Custom Cold Packs

Nicholas Malhoyt, Nicholas Krikorian

Edison High School

TM-F-25

The Effect of the Different Sets of Electrodes on the Voltage of an Electrochemical Voltaic Cell

Gabrielle White, Amani Muhammad

Hayfield Secondary School

Computational Biology & Bioinformatics

11-G-1

Simulating Chromesthesia through Augmented Reality

Kyra Lee

Woodson High School

10-H-4

The effect of sunscreen on coral reefs

Kayla Ellerbe

Hayfield Secondary School

10-H-5

The effect of increased quantities of acidic rain on spray paint

Evelyn Mulhern

West Potomac High School

11-H-2

Optimization of surfactant-enhanced remediation using AI techniques

Deepika Sahoo

Lake Braddock Secondary School

12-H-1

The Effect of Fruit Peels on the Absorption of Oil: A Biodegradable Way to Clean Oil Spills

Fareeha Tufail

Edison High School

TM-H-16

The Effect of Starches on the Biodegradability and Strength of Compostable Plastic Alternatives

Will Massey, Sean Mack

Madison High School

Embedded Systems

11-I-1

Reducing Negative Post-Physical Therapy Outcomes via Augmented Reality

Syed Hossain

Herndon High School

Energy: Chemical

9-J-1

Citrus Batteries

Anjala Maddur

Westfield High School

11-J-1

The Effect of the Amount of SunGuard on the UV Index of a White, Cotton T-shirt

Elizabeth Stern

Marshall High School

TM-J-1

The Effect of Different Co-Firing Materials in a Biomass Generator on Steam Output Velocity

Andrew Tran, Benjamin Van Zandt

Justice High School

TM-J-2

The Effect of Biofuel Type on Temperature

Gurinder Vasanta, Suhas Jujjavarapu

Chantilly High School

TM-J-3

The effect of different lemon juice concentrations on how long it takes apples to turn brown and show color change

Kashaf Baig, Madison Wood

Falls Church High School

TM-J-4

The Effect of Different Liquids on the Corrosion of Iron

Sattviki Chintaluri, Shreya Tangirala

South Lakes High School

TM-J-6

The Effect of Temperature on Battery Life

Hieu Vo, Ayelen Soto-Arze

Falls Church High School

TM-J-8

The Effect of the Type of Electrodes on the Voltage Conducted in an Electrolysis Circuit

The-Vinh Tran-Luu, Aymen Omara

McLean High School

Energy: Physical

11-K-1

The Effect of Hydroelectric Turbine Diameter Length on the Electricity Output from a 9V DC Motor

Rishi Pania

Marshall High School

11-K-2

The Effect of Surface Area of Drum Head on Pitch Produced

Ryan LeVault

South Lakes High School

TM-K-2

Rebound! How do we explain compression in relation to how objects collide?

Caspian Boynton, Jerry Achtermann, Noa Sanwogou-Scott

Falls Church High School

TM-K-7

The Effect of Different Materials on the Angle of Refraction of Light

Jeremy Christensen, Ian Wilson

Justice High School

Engineering Mechanics

9-L-1

How fluid types affect hydraulic lifting capacity

Yuvraj Sehgal

Westfield High School

9-L-2

The Effect of Fin Shape on Glider Speed

Emily Gates

Chantilly High School

9-L-3

The effect of air foils on the amount of lift exerted

Ethan Boswell

South Lakes High School

10-L-1

A Device for Controlled Medication Dispensing

Jack Bateman

Langley High School

10-L-4

A Low Cost Eye-tracking Apparatus

Hyebin Yang

Langley High School

10-L-5

The Effect of Drone Propeller Material and Blade Quantity on Drone Performance

Justin Burke

South Lakes High School

TM-L-8

The effect of the number of blades per propeller on the relative speed of a quadcopter

Samuel Park, Tony Tran

Woodson High School

Environmental Engineering

9-M-1

The effect of wind turbine blade design on power production

Amit Panchal

Fairfax High School

TM-M-4

Synthesizing and Analyzing Novel Biodegradable Plastics from Waste Products to Decrease Ocean and Land Pollution

Puja Punukollu, Joane Chavez

Woodson High School

TM-M-15

The effect of bridges' designs on the weight capacity they can hold

Sofia Llanos, Huyen Nguyen, Ha Nguyen

Annandale High School

Materials Science

9-N-3

The Effect of Roofing Material on the Temperature Inside the House

Jacob Loveranes

South Lakes High School

9-N-4

The Effect of Sugar Concentration on its Adhesive Force

Ava Macomber

McLean High School

9-N-5

The effect of the type of foam on the height of bounce of the ball

Sri Kapa

South Lakes High School

10-N-5

The Effect of Temperature on the Viscosity (Pa. s) of Liquids

Lucas Mew

Robinson Secondary School

10-N-7

The effect of water on the viscosity of different brands of paint

Lauren Shoemaker

Hayfield Secondary School

TM-N-2

The Effect of Different Types of Polymers on the Absorption of Oil

Dhruv Kapur, Giovanni Ramos, Steven Martinos

South County High School

TM-N-5

The Effect of the Number of Heatpipes in the Cooler of a Desktop Computer on a CPU's Average Operational Temperature

Krishan Shah, Parker Knowlton, Christopher Zhong

South Lakes High School

Microbiology

10-P-1

Effect of various contact solutions on E. coli

Kimberly Sejas

Edison High School

11-P-1

The Effect of the Salt Concentration of Nutrient Agar on the Growth of E. coli K-12

Neha Shirolkar

Marshall High School

11-P-6

The Effect of Honey As a Natural Antibiotic on E. coli Growth

Louise Byrne

Mount Vernon High School

12-P-1

An Investigation of the Antibiotic Potential of alpha/beta Citral, Chamomile Essential Oil, and alpha-Bisabolol

Ons Bouali

South Lakes High School

TM-P-4

The Effect of Different pH Levels on the Heart Rate of Daphnia Organisms

Sara West, Alexis Gregg, Olivia Castleman

South County High School

TM-P-5

The Effect of Differing pH Levels of Culture Agar on the Virulence of Eneterobacteria Phage T4 in E. coli K-12

Aditya Krishnan, Prathameshvar Sriskandarajah, Sam Littman

Fairfax High School

TM-P-6

The Effect of pH on E. coli Growth

Rida Chaudry, Kristin Choi

Hayfield Secondary School

TM-P-7

The Effect of the Concentration of Dandelion Extract on Bacterial Growth

Judy Marouf, Jio Williams

Falls Church High School

TM-P-9

The Effect of Urea Concentration on Vibrio fischeri Luminance

Caitlyn Morris, Emma Grossback

South Lakes High School

Physics & Astronomy

9-Q-2

The Effect of Lighting Type on Spectra Variation

Emily Mui

Oakton High School

9-Q-4

Aerodynamics

Asena Semseddin

King Abdullah Academy

9-Q-5

What Non-Newtonian Liquid Can Withstand the Greatest Force?

Trystan SIlverman

Woodson High School

11-Q-2

Does Mass Matter?

George Gilbertson

Lake Braddock Secondary School

11-Q-7

What are the Effects of Lower Pressure on the Distance Between Objects?

Weston Rogers

Mount Vernon High School

11-Q-9

The Effect of the Angle of a Catapult on the Distance of a Projectile

Justin Vinluan

Mount Vernon High School

TM-Q-16

Cell Phone Radiation

Abia Zahir, Julia Ghiselli

Annandale High School

Plant Sciences

TM-R-8

The Effect of Carbon Dioxide Exposure on Levels of Nutrients in Plants

Lauren Buford, Ariel Mahase

Justice High School

TM-R-20

The Effect of Different Growth Enhancers on Algae Growth and Water Quality

Sofia Edwards, Eva Garces-Foley

Justice High School

Robotics & Intelligent Machines

9-S-2

The Effect of Different Algorithms on the Efficiency of Roomba

Rana Ali

Westfield High School

10-S-3

To Create a Neural Network that Differentiates Between Cancerous and Non-Cancerous Epithelial Cells

Hana Abouelenein

Langley High School

10-S-4

Towards Safer Autonomous Vehicles: A Novel Contextual Learning Framework for Improving Robustness of Neural Networks

Neil Suri

Oakton High School

11-S-1

A Novel Approach to the Laying of Roofing Tiles

Owen Schwartz

Robinson Secondary School

TM-S-4

The Creation of a New Improved Vacuum Robot

Aavash Pant, David Nguyen, Khanh Huynh

Lee High School

Translational Medical Sciences

TM-U-1

Finding Thoracic Pathologies From Chest X-Rays using Machine Learning

Mir Abdurrahman, Mir Abdullah

South County High School

TM-U-2

The Effect of Digital and Physical Filters on Intensity of Screen-Emitted Blue Light

Jasmine Braley, Christina Luckett

Madison High School

TM-U-3

The Effect of Plant Protein on Yeast Cells

Snehal Oberai, Maansi Taori, Shirley Benedict

Chantilly High School

Biomedical Engineering

9-V-1

The Effect of the Primary Ingredient in a Natural Water Filter

Spencer Huang

McLean High School

11-V-1

Designing a Device That Will Power a Hearing Aid Using Energy Harvested from Temporomandibular Joint Movement

Sarah Myers

Edison High School

TM-V-2

Optimization of Starch Based Polymers for Prosthesis Development through Variation of Plasticizer Amount during Thermoformation

Katherine Wang, Tanvi Bhat

Chantilly High School

Honorable Mention

Project Number Project Title Student(s) School

Animal Sciences

9-A-1

The Effect of Ashwagandha on Planarian Memory

Kairavi Dandekar

Westfield High School

11-A-2

Cirrcadian Rhythm in Dinoflagellates

Wendy McHone

Marshall High School

TM-A-1

The Effects of Different Environments on the Life/Budding Cycle of the Hydra littoralis

Haset Asrat, Anna Amha

Woodson High School

Biochemistry

TM-C-2

Denaturing Of Protein

Evan Sage, Djibril Camara

South County High School

TM-C-5

The Effect of Different Types of Salt on the Level of Iodine

Miranda Kashynski, Alana Thomas

Justice High School

TM-C-7

The Effect of the Type of Grass On the Amount of Growth For Biomass

Antonio Mitchell, Yazan Yasin, Chelsea Nzekwesi-Albert

South County High School

Biomedical & Health Sciences

10-D-2

The Effect of Lemon Juice on the Time it Takes for Sucrose to be Converted to Glucose

Tessa Orwat

Westfield High School

10-D-3

The Effect of Whitening and Non-Whitening Toothpaste on Enamel Loss

Nina Parikh

South County High School

TM-D-5

The Effectiveness of SPF Sunscreen Lotions

Thao Huynh, Hana Tariku

Lee High School

TM-D-6

The Effect of Different Moisturizers on a Gelatin Based Skin Model Mass

Yasmin Jami, Yvonne Agyapong, Fatima Malike

South County High School

TM-D-7

The Effect of Ear Protection on Sound Attenuation

Haley Longfellow, Madelyn Flickinger

Oakton High School

TM-D-11

The Effect of the 5 Second Rule, Different School Surfaces, and the Simulation of Digestion on the Growth of Bacteria

Allison Chan, Katie Kane

Madison High School

Cellular & Molecular Biology

TM-E-3

The Effects of Herbs and Spices on  the Amount of Bacteria Growth

Trisdan Ko, Milen Asri, Noah Stroup

South County High School

Chemistry

10-F-2

The Comparison Of The Efficiency Of Four Common Fuels

Janna Helvey

West Potomac High School

10-F-10

The Effect of the Type of Apple Juice on Sugar Amount

Rachel Neil

Westfield High School

10-F-16

What Disinfectant Does it's Job Best?

Gracie Schaub

West Potomac High School

11-F-5

The effect of concentration of an antacid on gastric acid modeled by HCl

Alina Hollister

Edison High School

11-F-6

The Effect of Fat on the Characteristics of Ice Cream

Nicole Paz-Jimenez

Lake Braddock Secondary School

11-F-9

The Effect of Temperature on the Buffer Capacity of An Acetate Buffer

Jessica Pham

Robinson Secondary School

11-F-10

The Effect of Limestone on the Amount of Calcium Carbonate Present in an Eggshell

Eileen Nolan

Marshall High School

12-F-3

What is the most efficient test to estimate the percentage of salt in salt and sand mixtures?

Rose Spahn

Robinson Secondary School

TM-F-4

Using a Synthetic Nanozeolite and 3A/4A Molecular Sieves to Accelerate the Removal of Ammonia and Hexavalent Chromium in Local Streams

Ashley Milligan, Abby Cannon

Madison High School

TM-F-13

The Effect of Different Materials of Electrodes on the Amount of Hydrogen Produced by Electrolysis

Siddharth Krishnan, Rishi Sarraff

Chantilly High School

TM-F-15

The Effect of Face Cleanser on E coli

Ryan Sullivan, Hanna Pham

Hayfield Secondary School

TM-F-23

The Effect of the Amount of Cornstarch on the Dissolving Rate of Bath Bombs

Annabelle Patterson, Camryn Sonnenfeld

Westfield High School

TM-F-26

The Effect of Water Temperature on Borax Crystals' Density

Alaya Chubb, David Gudiel, Hajar Errahmani

South County High School

Computational Biology & Bioinformatics

10-G-1

Datamining for Relationships Between Vector-Borne Disease and Weather

Alison Buckler

Langley High School

Earth & Environmental Sciences

10-H-2

Testing and Comparing the Biodegradability of Plastic Straw Alternatives

Anna Shang

Madison High School

TM-H-19

Vermiponic System on Plant Growth

Joy Zou, Joyce Lu, Lalitha Kuppa

Centreville High School

TM-H-22

Effect of Oil Film on Water Evaporation

Naioth Abraham, Rahel Tewolde

Lee High School

Energy: Physical

10-K-2

The Effect Of Viscosity on Electric Conductivity

Angelita Khan

Mount Vernon High School

TM-K-3

The effect of antenna gain on received signal strength

Noah Davidson, Colin McQuarrie

South Lakes High School

TM-K-5

The Effect of Insulation Material on Heat Retention

Neha Periyapatna, Lizzie Kye, Stephanie Fang

Chantilly High School

TM-K-6

The Effect of the Mass of Batteries on the Flight Time of the Plane

Jasmine Tang, Kia Morawetz, Jae Kim

Annandale High School

Engineering Mechanics

10-L-2

Effect of The Foam on The Security Systems

Berk Kasimcan

Oakton High School

TM-L-5

A Working Prototype that will Produce an Electrical Charge

Brendan Trainer, Connor Gephart

Madison High School

TM-L-9

The Effect of Wing Aspect-Ratio on Drone Speed

Rebecca Connor, Mirette Arafa, Sydney Jones

South County High School

TM-L-10

The Effectiveness of Different Types of Paper Airplanes

Maxwell von Kolnitz, Connor Cosgrove

Hayfield Secondary School

Environmental Engineering

10-M-1

The Effect of Different Concentrations of Algae on the Voltage Produced by a Fuel Cell

Sarah Bird

Fairfax High School

12-M-1

The Effect of Netting Material on Fog Water Collection

Tania Romero Gonzalez

Mount Vernon High School

TM-M-5

The Desalination of Seawater for Human Consumption

Devika Mittal, Dhriti Posa

Fairfax High School

TM-M-8

The effect of different types of plastic on solar cell efficiency

Naomi Hamaker, Leila Moutawakil, Haley Salguero

Fairfax High School

TM-M-13

Water Filter

Lalain Imran, Sophia Baraban, Thinh Vo

Annandale High School

Materials Science

10-N-4

The Effect of Rust on Iron Nails' Magnetic Field

Brendan Fletcher

Hayfield Secondary School

12-N-1

The Effect of Salinity on the Compression Strength of Concrete

Daren Vorabouth

Lee High School

TM-N-6

Inflating Pump-Based Flood Protection

Alaa Hayajneh, Pablo Ibarz, Philip Wilson

Justice High School

Microbiology

9-P-1

The Effectiveness of Natural vs. Artificial Preservatives on Bread

Brenna Downey

Annandale High School

10-P-3

Where the Wild Things Grow

Liz Polley

Langley High School

11-P-2

The Effect of Different Cleaning Agents on the Bacteria that Grows on Fruit

Kori Jackson

Mount Vernon High School

TM-P-3

The Effect of Different Liquids on the Growth of Mold on Clementines

Colin Dockter, Ben Prater

West Potomac High School

TM-P-8

The Effect of Water Source on Heterotrophic Bacteria Levels

Page Schiavone, Teresa Gattoni

Herndon High School

TM-P-10

The Effect of Cutting Board Material on Bacteria Growth

Olivia Rummel, Aileen Towner, Alina Jones

Woodson High School

Physics & Astronomy

9-Q-3

The Effect of Weight on a Motor less Electric Train

Lucy-Tien Pham

Chantilly High School

11-Q-10

The Effect of Weight on the Time it Takes a Car To Travel a Distance

Rowan Cusano

Edison High School

12-Q-2

An Investigation of the Sensitivity of a Torsion Pendulum to its External Environment

Jasmine Phan

Annandale High School

TM-Q-1

The Effect of Color on the Amount of Time It Takes for Metal to Heat up to 35 C

Catherine Yu, Riley Melendez

Lee High School

TM-Q-6

The Sound Insulating Effects of Various Common Objects

McEwan Keyser, Gabriel Riedl, Julien Monette

South County High School

TM-Q-11

The Effect of Weight Added to a Neodymium Magnet Under Lenz's Law

Sammy Park, Alice Lim

Centreville High School

TM-Q-17

Men's vs. Women's Razors

Ellie French, Alicen Myers

Woodson High School

Plant Sciences

TM-R-2

How Well Plants Grow In Martian Soil Simulant

Charlie Ayers, Naomi Tekola

Westfield High School

TM-R-6

The Effect of Aquaponics on the Hieght/Growth of Radishes

Delaney Ewell, Erin Nolasco

Fairfax High School

TM-R-11

The effect of mineral oil on bean plant growth

Jay Sorkin, Joshua Huh

Woodson High School

TM-R-14

The Effect of Road Salt Alternatives on Plant Sustainability

Max Belmar, Benjamin Lai

Justice High School

TM-R-19

The effect of xenobiotic constituents on Epipremnum aureum development

Jason Sohi, Nicole Onuegbu

Centreville High School

Robotics & Intelligent Machines

9-S-1

The effect of image size (in pixels) on the training accuracy of neural networks for image classification

Riya Pradhan

South Lakes High School

TM-S-5

The design of a remote control car that can be maneuvered with the motion of the hand

Luis Nino Walder, Jacob Parker

Edison High School

Systems Software

10-T-4

The Effect of Aperture on Shutter Speed

Jayden Edwards

Mount Vernon High School

TM-T-4

Password Security

Thamer Alhussain, Yusif Altalib

King Abdullah Academy