2021 Science Fair - Organization Awards

These are the winners of the organization awards at the 2021 Fairfax County Regional Science and Engineering Fair.

American Association for Clinical Chemistry

Award Student(s) School Project Title
1st--$150 Cash Award, Certificate & 1-year Student Subscription to Clinical Chemistry Journal magazine Gitali  Bhanot, Sana Friedman Oakton HS Managing Hyperlipidemia: Algae as Lipase Inhibitors
2nd--$75 Cash Award, Certificate & 1-year Student Subscription to Clinical Chemistry Journal magazine Lily Jacobs Madison HS Can Ginger Prevent Diabetes by Sensitizing Cells to Insulin?
3rd--$50 Cash Award, Certificate & 1-year Student Subscription to Clinical Chemistry Journal magazine Arshia Rahnavard Madison HS Diagnosis and Prediction of COVID-19 Severity Using Sequencing Data of Viral Genomes
HM--Certificate & 1-year Student Subscription to Clinical Chemistry Journal magazine Alisha Luthra Langley HS Using Artificial Intelligence to Assess Individual's Lung Health and Calculate Probability of COVID Infection
HM--Certificate & 1-year Student Subscription to Clinical Chemistry Journal magazine Kinnari Chaubal Thomas Jefferson HS The Novel Application of Withaferin A on Beta-Amyloid Plaque Aggregation and the Mathematical Modeling of the Interplay of Withaferin A and Beta-Amyloid Plaques on the Dynamics of Alzheimer's Disease.

American Association of University Women, McLean Area Branch (AAUW)

$100 STEM Excellence Award, Certificate of Merit & Invitation to Virtual Branch Event Amna Imran Marshall HS The Relationship Between External Temperature and the Useful Power Output of a Small Electric Motor Lifting a Constant Mass to a Constant Height

American Industrial Hygiene Association, Potomac Section (AIHA)

1st--$250 Cash Award & Certificate of Merit Seoyoung Jun Thomas Jefferson HS The Design of Safety Gear for Roof Mechanics
1st--$250 Cash Award & Certificate of Merit Ashwath Karunakaram Westfield HS Social Distancing Proximity Detector
2nd--$100 Cash Award & Certificate of Merit Joseph Attia Herndon HS Improving AI's Ability to Detect Sign Language through Altering the Positions of Joint Markers on the Hand

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), National Capital Section

1st--$75 Cash Award, 1-year AIAA Student Membership & a NASA Goddard Mission Design Lifecycle Experience Tony Tran, James Tury, Aaron Amartuvshin Woodson HS Visible Light Laser File Transfer Protocol: A Novel Implementation of a Secure, Long Distance Visible Light-Based Peer-to-Peer Communications Protocol
1st--$50 Cash Award, 1-year AIAA Student Membership & a NASA Goddard Mission Design Lifecycle Experience Taegan Moss, Corbin Welch Madison HS The Effect of Aerodynamic Shape on Fuel Consumption
1st--$50 Cash Award, 1-year AIAA Student Membership & a NASA Goddard Mission Design Lifecycle Experience Collin Ollis, Hanxi Zheng Woodson HS Engineering a More Efficient Quadcopter Propeller Through the Integration of Leading Edge Tubercles
1st--$25 Cash Award, 1-year AIAA Student Membership & a NASA Goddard Mission Design Lifecycle Experience Amrita Sahu Thomas Jefferson HS Monitoring Space Weather from the ISS Using Space PlasmA Diagnostic SuitE (SPADE) Data

American Meteorological Society, D.C. Chapter (DC-AMS)

Certificate of Outstanding Achievement Jay Sorkin, Colton Lennen Woodson HS Mitigating Global Warming by Converting CO2 to Carbonates
Certificate of Outstanding Achievement Julia Victor Woodson HS The Effect of Plant Species on Carbon Sequestration

American Nuclear Society, D.C. Chapter (ANS)

1st--$100 check & certificate Mina Tunley, Nicole Cheban South Lakes HS The Effect of Storage Temperature of Batteries on Battery Life
2nd--$75 check & certificate Jennifer Vo Edison HS An Investigation of the Projectile Motion of a Balloon
3rd--$50 check & certificate Nikolay Rozenov Madison HS The Effect Of Different Materials On The Time It Takes For A Van De Graaff Machine To Discharge

American Psychological Association

1st--Certificate of Award Shan  Lateef Thomas Jefferson HS What's All the Buzz? Drosophila melanogaster as a Unique Model for Addiction Disorders after Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

American Society of Mechanical Engineers, DC Chapter (ASME)

1st--$75 ASME Award & Certificate of Merit Benjamin Choi The Potomac School An Ultra-Low Cost, Brain-Controlled Transhumeral Prosthesis Operated via a Novel EEG/Gesture-Based Approach
2nd--$50 ASME Award & Certificate of Merit Amna Imran Marshall HS The Relationship Between External Temperature and the Useful Power Output of a Small Electric Motor Lifting a Constant Mass to a Constant Height
3rd--$25 ASME Award & Certificate of Merit Alisha Luthra Langley HS Using Artificial Intelligence to Assess Individual's Lung Health and Calculate Probability of COVID Infection
HM--Certificate of Merit SaiAkshitha Jupally Marshall HS The Effect of Moisture on the Insulating Properties of Fiberglass

American Society for Microbiology, Washington DC Branch (ASM)

1st--$100 Amazon Gift Card Award Indira Nair McLean HS The Role of 4 Nitrogen Containing Pharmaceuticals: Acetaminophen, Choline, Melatonin, and Bisacodyl, and Their Influence on the Growth of Cyanobacteria
1st--$100 Amazon Gift Card Award Shreeja Kikkisetti Chantilly HS Diagnosis and Longitudinal Monitoring of COVID-19 Infections on Portable Chest X-rays and Segmented Lungs Using Convolutional Neural Networks with Transfer Learning
2nd--$100 Amazon Gift Card Award Gabriela Turriago-Lopez, Charlie Tatum Oakton HS Optimizing Magnetic Microbial Fuel Cells: The Role of Radiation in Bacterial Voltage Production
2nd--$50 Amazon Gift Card Award Neha Sripathi Thomas Jefferson HS A Comprehensive 16S rRNA Gene Analysis of the Role of Childhood Factors From Birth to Age Three in the Development and Adult State of the Gut Microbiota
3rd--$50 Amazon Gift Card Award Hailey Pan Woodson HS A Hybrid Mathematical Model for COVID-19 Outbreak Predictions and Prevention Simulation
3rd--$50 Amazon Gift Card Award Arshia Rahnavard Madison HS Diagnosis and Prediction of COVID-19 Severity Using Sequencing Data of Viral Genomes
3rd--$50 Amazon Gift Card Award Sreenidhi Sankararaman Thomas Jefferson HS Discovery of COVID-19 N-Protein Active Sites for Efficient Antiviral Drug Target Treatment: An Innovative Approach using Torsion Angle Changes in Relation to Functional Activity of Viral N-Proteins

American Water Works Association, Virginia Section (VA AWWA)

1st--$200 Cash Award & Certificate of Merit Maya Littman, Lauren Dick-Peddie Fairfax HS What is the Effectiveness of a Bioretention Cell on Filtering Nitrates From Runoff?
2nd--$100 Cash Award & Certificate of Merit Wendy Lu Oakton HS Removing Microplastics with Ferrofluid
3rd--$50 Cash Award & Certificate of Merit Anne Johansen Oakton HS Effects of Water Filters on Water Quality
HM--Certificate of Merit Vaneeza Shoaib, Brooke Bretney Lake Braddock SS Which Northern Virginia Water Source is Closest to Drinking Water Standards?
HM--Certificate of Merit Yabesra Ewnetu Justice HS Water Purification: What is the Most Cost Effective Method of Cleaning Lake Water?
HM--Certificate of Merit Lynn Tao Thomas Jefferson HS Impervious Surfaces and Stream Health Factors: A Study Using Machine Learning Techniques and Multivariate Statistical Analyses
HM--Certificate of Merit Mackenzie Chen, Aleena Gul McLean HS The Effect of Fruit and Vegetable Peels on the Purification of Polluted Water

Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, Northern VA Chapter (AFCEA)

1st--$1000 Cash Award & AFCEA Letter Karen Shrieves Lake Braddock SS An Aerodynamic Efficiency Improvement Kit for Existing Mid-Size Commercial Aircrafts for an Economical and Environmentally-Friendly Return to Flight Operations Following the Global Covid-19 Pandemic
1st--$1000 Cash Award & AFCEA Letter Nikolay Rozenov Madison HS The Effect Of Different Materials On The Time It Takes For A Van De Graaff Machine To Discharge
1st--$1000 Cash Award & AFCEA Letter Aditi Chandrashekar, Vance Kreider Thomas Jefferson HS Modeling Coronal Faraday Rotation of Radiation from Extragalactic Radio Sources
1st--$1000 Cash Award & AFCEA Letter Samuel Park, Josh Park Woodson HS AIDN: AI assisted Domain Netting - A Novel Implementation of Deep Learning Binary Classification and a Modularized DNS Service for Domain Filtration
2nd--$600 Cash Award & AFCEA Letter Anika Karpurapu Thomas Jefferson HS Privacy Risks of Machine Learning: Identifying Vulnerabilities in ML Models Using Membership Inference Attacks
2nd--$600 Cash Award & AFCEA Letter Amrita Sahu Thomas Jefferson HS Monitoring Space Weather from the ISS Using Space PlasmA Diagnostic SuitE (SPADE) Data
2nd--$600 Cash Award & AFCEA Letter Collin Ollis, Hanxi Zheng Woodson HS Engineering a More Efficient Quadcopter Propeller Through the Integration of Leading Edge Tubercles
2nd--$600 Cash Award & AFCEA Letter Amna Imran Marshall HS The Relationship Between External Temperature and the Useful Power Output of a Small Electric Motor Lifting a Constant Mass to a Constant Height
3rd--$800 Cash Award & AFCEA Letter Parker Adams, Antony Guerrero Mount Vernon HS The Effect of Magnetic Field Strength on the Velocity of a Homopolar Motor
3rd--$400 Cash Award & AFCEA Letter Allison Seo Thomas Jefferson HS Utilizing LiDAR Remote Sensing and Landsat Imagery in Forest Fuel Mapping for the Sonoma, CA Region to Improve Predictions of Wildfire Behavior
3rd--$400 Cash Award & AFCEA Letter Junho Lee Thomas Jefferson HS Momentum-Based Interaction Networks for Modeling Rigid Body Dynamics
HM--Certificate of Merit Teddy Kim Langley HS Golf Push Cart Electric Generator
HM--Certificate of Merit Mia McCarrick Edison HS Magnetic Flux Density, EMF, and Electromagnetic Induction
HM--Certificate of Merit Shaan Sabharwal Langley HS The Effect of Different Materials on Frequency-Dependent Sound Absorption
HM--Certificate of Merit Sarah Sakly Marshall HS The Effect of Temperature on Sound Intensity
HM--Certificate of Merit Pravalika Putalapattu Thomas Jefferson HS DORC: Dynamic Operating Room Companion for Gallbladder Removal Surgery Workflow Verification
HM--Certificate of Merit Hyunjae Yoo McLean HS A Study about Doppler's Effect
HM--Certificate of Merit Justin Jose South Lakes HS An Arm in Need from a Robot Indeed!

ASM Materials Education Foundation

Most Outstanding Exhibit in Materials Science Certificate Sunwoo Lee Thomas Jefferson HS Surface Modifications of Cellulose Acetate Film for the Applications of Face Shields

Association For Women Geoscientists, Potomac Chapter (AWG)

Student Award For Geoscience Excellence Certificate Allison Seo Thomas Jefferson HS Utilizing LiDAR Remote Sensing and Landsat Imagery in Forest Fuel Mapping for the Sonoma, CA Region to Improve Predictions of Wildfire Behavior

Biophysical Society

1st--$100 Award & Certificate Ron Nachum Thomas Jefferson HS PANDwriting: An Accessible Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Novel Diagnostic Framework Using Vision-Based Handwriting Kinematic Analysis and Machine Learning

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Awards Ceremony & Langley Museum Tour  Sunwoo Lee Thomas Jefferson HS Surface Modifications of Cellulose Acetate Film for the Applications of Face Shields
Awards Ceremony & Langley Museum Tour  Helen Sparling Oakton HS The Effect of Soy Based Air Filters on Car Exhaust Filtration
Awards Ceremony & Langley Museum Tour  Mia Kim, Katie Hutchinson, Lilie Puck-Karam Woodson HS The Effect of Different Biodegradable Materials on the Manufacturing of Menstrual Products
Awards Ceremony & Langley Museum Tour  Anika Karpurapu Thomas Jefferson HS Privacy Risks of Machine Learning: Identifying Vulnerabilities in ML Models Using Membership Inference Attacks
Awards Ceremony & Langley Museum Tour  Solomon Hutchins Madison HS Evanescent Switch: Optical Tunneling Based Photonic Resistance Regulators for Water Safe Electronics
Awards Ceremony & Langley Museum Tour  Tony Tran, James Tury, Aaron Amartuvshin Woodson HS Visible Light Laser File Transfer Protocol: A Novel Implementation of a Secure, Long Distance Visible Light-Based Peer-to-Peer Communications Protocol
Awards Ceremony & Langley Museum Tour  Yuexin Xu Woodson HS The Effectiveness of the "But You Are Free" Technique in Raising the Compliance Rate, and the Possible Reasoning Behind It
Awards Ceremony & Langley Museum Tour  Sahil Patel Westfield HS The Effect of Encryption Schemes on Computational Solving Time
Awards Ceremony & Langley Museum Tour  Donald Riley Lake Braddock SS A Comparison of the Phonology, Lexicology, and Word Order Typology of Languages Within the Indo-European Language Family and the Balkan Sprachbund
Awards Ceremony & Langley Museum Tour  Antonio Warren Mount Vernon HS The Effect of Length on the Period of a Bifilar Pendulum
Awards Ceremony & Langley Museum Tour  Taegan Moss, Corbin Welch Madison HS The Effect of Aerodynamic Shape on Fuel Consumption
Awards Ceremony & Langley Museum Tour  Justin Neil Westfield HS The Impact of Vocal-Type Frequency on the Ability to be Heard Through Drywall
Awards Ceremony & Langley Museum Tour  Stephanie Ma, Connor Oakes Langley HS The Effect of Various Aspects of Windmill Design on Amassed Energy
Awards Ceremony & Langley Museum Tour  Dhruva Barua West Potomac HS The Effect of Different Reinforcement Methods of Concrete on Deflection

Clean Air Partners MWCOG

1st--Certificate and $50 Gift Card Ty Stephens Oakton HS Effect of Highway Barriers and Vegetation on Roadside Air Pollution

Clean Fairfax Council

1st--SUPR (Single Use Plastic Reduction) Kit containing various useful items Wendy Lu Oakton HS Removing Microplastics with Ferrofluid
2nd--SUPR (Single Use Plastic Reduction) Kit containing various useful items Lynn Tao Thomas Jefferson HS Impervious Surfaces and Stream Health Factors: A Study Using Machine Learning Techniques and Multivariate Statistical Analyses
2nd--SUPR (Single Use Plastic Reduction) Kits containing various useful items Abby Jones, Kayla Dixon Madison HS The Effects of Plastic Pollution on Plant Growth
2nd--SUPR (Single Use Plastic Reduction) Kit containing various useful items Fiona French West Potomac HS The Effect of Soil Microplastics Content on Plant Growth
3rd--SUPR (Single Use Plastic Reduction) Kits containing various useful items Evelyn Wagner South Lakes HS The effect of methods of cleaning reusable straws on the amount of substance left behind
3rd--SUPR (Single Use Plastic Reduction) Kit containing various useful items Sydney Dockter West Potomac HS The Effect of Population Density on the Amount of Microplastics Found in Moving Bodies of Water

Commissioned Officer Association, U. S. Public Health Services, District of Columbia Branch, (DC-COA)

1st--Distinguishing Achievement Certificate Irfan Nafi, Eugene Choi, Raffu Khondaker Thomas Jefferson HS SoundScape: Real-Time 3D Sound Localization and Classification with Sensory Substitution for the Hearing Impaired
2nd--Distinguishing Achievement Certificate Sunwoo Lee Thomas Jefferson HS Surface Modifications of Cellulose Acetate Film for the Applications of Face Shields
3rd--Distinguishing Achievement Certificate    Sameer Gabbita, Karthik Bhargav Thomas Jefferson HS A Novel Web Application for Early Onset Age-related Macular Degeneration Diagnosis using Deep Learning
HM--Meritorious Achievement Certificate Sauman Das Thomas Jefferson HS Automated Bias Reduction in Deep Learning Based Melanoma Diagnosis using a Semi-Supervised Algorithm
HM--Meritorious Achievement Certificate Jay Sorkin, Colton Lennen Woodson HS Mitigating Global Warming by Converting CO2 to Carbonates
HM--Meritorious Achievement Certificate Hannah Longfellow Oakton HS The Effect of Device Type and Blue Light Glasses on Blue Light Emission
HM--Meritorious Achievement Certificate Mia Kim, Katie Hutchinson, Lilie Puck-Karam Woodson HS The Effect of Different Biodegradable Materials on the Manufacturing of Menstrual Products
HM--Meritorious Achievement Certificate Pranav Ravella, Arya Grayeli, Swesik Ramineni Thomas Jefferson HS RayGAN: Employing Generative Adversarial Networks for 3D Imaging Reconstructions of the Human Anatomy from Planar 2D X-Rays
HM--Meritorious Achievement Certificate Suhas Gangadari, Atin Pothiraj Thomas Jefferson HS ARFT: Objective Software for Diagnosis of Chronic Alcohol Abuse Using a Compilation of 4 Data Sets Assessed by a Machine Learning Classification and Analyzed Using Edge Detection and Image Sensing
HM--Meritorious Achievement Certificate Shan Lateef Thomas Jefferson HS What's All the Buzz? Drosophila melanogaster as a Unique Model for Addiction Disorders after Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
HM--Meritorious Achievement Certificate Jenna Cai Langley HS Developing an Alerting Device to Prevent Hot Car Deaths
HM--Meritorious Achievement Certificate Ron Nachum Thomas Jefferson HS PANDwriting: An Accessible Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Novel Diagnostic Framework Using Vision-Based Handwriting Kinematic Analysis and Machine Learning
HM--Meritorious Achievement Certificate Gitali Bhanot, Sana Friedman Oakton HS Managing Hyperlipidemia: Algae as Lipase Inhibitors
HM--Meritorious Achievement Certificate Gabriela Turriago-Lopez, Charlie Tatum Oakton HS Optimizing Magnetic Microbial Fuel Cells: The Role of Radiation in Bacterial Voltage Production
HM--Meritorious Achievement Certificate Charles Duong Falls Church HS Diagnosing and Classifying Early Melanoma Using Convolutional Neural Networks
HM--Meritorious Achievement Certificate Alisha Luthra Langley HS Using Artificial Intelligence to Assess Individual's Lung Health and Calculate Probability of COVID Infection
HM--Meritorious Achievement Certificate Jaden Wang Oakton HS A Deep Learning Model to Classify Alzheimer's Disease Using PET and MRI Fusion Images
HM--Meritorious Achievement Certificate Keerthi Chakravarthula Marshall HS Optimizing Distance Between Wind Turbines to Reduce Shielding Effect
HM--Meritorious Achievement Certificate Hannah Nguyen Madison HS What Materials Reduce RF Radiation Coming Off of an iPhone 11?
HM--Meritorious Achievement Certificate Tanish Jain, Sachin Satishkumar Thomas Jefferson HS Detecting Deception using Microexpressions and Audio Sentiments Extraction: A Machine Learning Approach
HM--Meritorious Achievement Certificate Jacqueline Powers Marshall HS The Effect of the Alkalinity of Catalysts on Algal Biofuel's Efficiency
HM--Meritorious Achievement Certificate Anu Daga, Shreeja Tangutur Chantilly HS The Effect of Vitamin Type on Planarian Regeneration Rates
HM--Meritorious Achievement Certificate Pravalika Putalapattu Thomas Jefferson HS DORC: Dynamic Operating Room Companion for Gallbladder Removal Surgery Workflow Verification
HM--Meritorious Achievement Certificate Neha Sripathi Thomas Jefferson HS A Comprehensive 16S rRNA Gene Analysis of the Role of Childhood Factors From Birth to Age Three in the Development and Adult State of the Gut Microbiota
HM--Meritorious Achievement Certificate Joseph Attia Herndon HS Improving AI's Ability to Detect Sign Language through Altering the Positions of Joint Markers on the Hand
HM--Meritorious Achievement Certificate Joshua Siasat Mount Vernon HS The Effect of Water Wheel Design on Efficiency

Cox Communications

1st--$300 Gift Card Award & Certificate Mia Kim, Katie Hutchinson, Lilie Puck-Karam Woodson HS The Effect of Different Biodegradable Materials on the Manufacturing of Menstrual Products
1st--$200 Gift Card Award & Certificate Baanee Raheja, Lily Amin Robinson SS The Effect of Different Water Filtration Methods on the pH and Metallic Properties of Unfiltered Water from Lakes in Fairfax, Virginia
1st--$100 Gift Card Award & Certificate Noah Tajudeen Woodson HS Repel Those Rays and Rescue The Reefs!
1st--$100 Gift Cards & Certificate Amna Imran Marshall HS The Relationship Between External Temperature and the Useful Power Output of a Small Electric Motor Lifting a Constant Mass to a Constant Height
1st--$100 Gift Cards & Certificate Emilia Cayelli South Lakes HS The Effect of Magnetic Fields on Ants' Orientation
1st--$100 Gift Cards & Certificate Justin Jose South Lakes HS An Arm in Need from a Robot Indeed!
1st--$100 Gift Cards & Certificate Karen Shrieves Lake Braddock SS An Aerodynamic Efficiency Improvement Kit for Existing Mid-Size Commercial Aircrafts for an Economical and Environmentally-Friendly Return to Flight Operations Following the Global Covid-19 Pandemic

Dominion Energy

1st--$200 Amazon Gift Card Award & Certificate of Merit Mina Tunley, Nicole Cheban South Lakes HS The Effect of Storage Temperature of Batteries on Battery Life
1st--$200 Amazon Gift Card Award & Certificate of Merit Gabriela Turriago-Lopez, Charlie Tatum Oakton HS Optimizing Magnetic Microbial Fuel Cells: The Role of Radiation in Bacterial Voltage Production
1st--$100 Amazon Gift Card Award & Certificate of Merit Brielle Steeves Woodson HS The Amount of Air That Passes Through the Filtered Material
1st--$100 Amazon Gift Card Award & Certificate of Merit Naina Srivastava Madison HS The Effect of Changing Color Temperature on the Perceived Brightness of LEDs
1st--$100 Amazon Gift Card Award & Certificate of Merit Siddharth Krishnakumar Thomas Jefferson HS A Genetic Tool to Analyze De Novo Mutations and Somatic Mosaicism in Autism Spectrum Disorder
1st--$100 Amazon Gift Card Award & Certificate of Merit Keerthi Chakravarthula Marshall HS Optimizing Distance Between Wind Turbines to Reduce Shielding Effect
1st--$100 Amazon Gift Card Award & Certificate of Merit Seoyoung Jun Thomas Jefferson HS The Design of Safety Gear for Roof Mechanics
1st--$100 Amazon Gift Card Award & Certificate of Merit Andrew Ross Hayfield SS Regional Differences in Environmental Radiation Levels

Federal Water Quality Association (FWQA)

1st (Team)--$100 Award, Virtual Event Invitation & Ribbon & Pin Maya Littman, Lauren Dick-Peddie Fairfax HS What is the Effectiveness of a Bioretention Cell on Filtering Nitrates From Runoff?
1st (Ind.)--$100 Award, Virtual Event Invitation & Ribbon & Pin Lynn Tao Thomas Jefferson HS Impervious Surfaces and Stream Health Factors: A Study Using Machine Learning Techniques and Multivariate Statistical Analyses
2nd (Team)--Certificate & Ribbon & Pin Duaa Eldirdiri, Salma Hossain Justice HS The Absorbency of Coconut Fiber and Sand on Oil and Water
2nd (Ind.)--Certificate & Ribbon & Pin Wendy Lu Oakton HS Removing Microplastics with Ferrofluid
3rd (Team)--Certificate & Ribbon & Pin Vaneeza Shoaib, Brooke Bretney Lake Braddock SS Which Northern Virginia Water Source is Closest to Drinking Water Standards?
3rd (Ind.)--Certificate & Ribbon & Pin Anne Johansen Oakton HS Effects of Water Filters on Water Quality
HM (Team)--Certificate & Ribbon & Pin Baanee Raheja, Lily Amin Robinson SS The Effect of Different Water Filtration Methods on the pH and Metallic Properties of Unfiltered Water from Lakes in Fairfax, Virginia
HM (Team)--Certificate & Ribbon & Pin Mackenzie Chen,             Aleena Gul McLean HS The Effect of Fruit and Vegetable Peels on the Purification of Polluted Water
HM (Ind.)--Certificate & Ribbon & Pin Noah Tajudeen Woodson HS Repel Those Rays and Rescue The Reefs!
HM (Ind.)--Certificate & Ribbon & Pin Sam Belmar Justice HS The Effect of Household Materials on the Freezing Point of Water

George Mason University Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science

1st--Tello Quadcopter Drone w/HD camera + VR & Invitation to present at GIS Day in Nov. Lynn Tao Thomas Jefferson HS Impervious Surfaces and Stream Health Factors: A Study Using Machine Learning Techniques and Multivariate Statistical Analyses
HM--Certificate of Merit Grace McCain Mount Vernon HS The Effect of Covid 19 Pandemic Response on Air Pollution

George Mason University Department of Mechanical Engineering

Outstanding Mechanical Engineering Project--Collection of School Logo Items & Certificate Ron Nachum Thomas Jefferson HS PANDwriting: An Accessible Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Novel Diagnostic Framework Using Vision-Based Handwriting Kinematic Analysis and Machine Learning

George Mason University Institute for Digital InnovAtion

Outstanding Computer Science Project--$100 Award & Certificate Joseph Attia Herndon HS Improving AI's Ability to Detect Sign Language through Altering the Positions of Joint Markers on the Hand

Hunton Andrews Kurth, LLP

Preparation, Filing & Prosecution of US Patent Application Jenna Cai Langley HS Developing an Alerting Device to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Northern Virginia Section

Technology Innovation Award Certificate Benjamin Choi The Potomac School An Ultra-Low Cost, Brain-Controlled Transhumeral Prosthesis Operated via a Novel EEG/Gesture-Based Approach
Technology Excellence Award Certificate Irfan Nafi, Eugene Choi, Raffu Khondaker Thomas Jefferson HS SoundScape: Real-Time 3D Sound Localization and Classification with Sensory Substitution for the Hearing Impaired
Technology Excellence Award Certificate Anika Karpurapu Thomas Jefferson HS Privacy Risks of Machine Learning: Identifying Vulnerabilities in ML Models Using Membership Inference Attacks
Technology Excellence Award Certificate Justin Jose South Lakes HS An Arm in Need from a Robot Indeed!
Technology Excellence Award Certificate Tanish Jain, Sachin Satishkumar Thomas Jefferson HS Detecting Deception using Microexpressions and Audio Sentiments Extraction: A Machine Learning Approach
Technology Achievement Award Certificate Joseph Attia Herndon HS Improving AI's Ability to Detect Sign Language through Altering the Positions of Joint Markers on the Hand
Technology Achievement Award Certificate Tony Tran, James Tury, Aaron Amartuvshin Woodson HS Visible Light Laser File Transfer Protocol: A Novel Implementation of a Secure, Long Distance Visible Light-Based Peer-to-Peer Communications Protocol
Technology Achievement Award Certificate Jenna Cai Langley HS Developing an Alerting Device to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

Lakeshore Learning Materials

1st--$25 Lakeshore Learning Gift Card Finlay Monette Woodson HS The Effect of Memorization Strategies on the Recall of Adults

MIT Club of Washington DC

Award of Excellence--$75 stipend & 1-year Subscription to MIT Technology Review Magazine Fiona Dreesbach Hayfield SS Changing the Percentage of Oxygen in a Simulated Martian Atmosphere Utilizing Cladonia Rangiferina
Award of Excellence--$75 stipend & 1-year Subscription to MIT Technology Review Magazine Amrita Sahu Thomas Jefferson HS Monitoring Space Weather from the ISS Using Space PlasmA Diagnostic SuitE (SPADE) Data
Award of Excellence--$75 stipend & 1-year Subscription to MIT Technology Review Magazine Jaden Wang Oakton HS A Deep Learning Model to Classify Alzheimer's Disease Using PET and MRI Fusion Images

Mu Alpha Theta

Mu Alpha Theta Mathematics Award--Certificate of Merit Hailey Pan Woodson HS A Hybrid Mathematical Model for COVID-19 Outbreak Predictions and Prevention Simulation

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NASA Earth System Science Award--Certificate Lynn Tao Thomas Jefferson HS Impervious Surfaces and Stream Health Factors: A Study Using Machine Learning Techniques and Multivariate Statistical Analyses

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Taking The Pulse of the Planet Award--Certificate & Pin Jay Sorkin, Colton Lennen Woodson HS Mitigating Global Warming by Converting CO2 to Carbonates

Northern Virginia Astronomy Club (NOVAC)

1st--Pocket Sky Atlas, 1-year Membership in NOVAC & Certificate of Merit Kaia Griggs Marshall HS Separating Visual and Physical Binary Star Systems using Aitken's Criterion
1st--Pocket Sky Atlas, 1-year Membership in NOVAC & Certificate of Merit Fiona Dreesbach Hayfield SS Changing the Percentage of Oxygen in a Simulated Martian Atmosphere Utilizing Cladonia Rangiferina
HM--1-year Membership in NOVAC & Certificate of Merit Griffin Chozick Edison HS The effect of the Focal Length of a Lens on the magnitude of the Image's height
HM--1-year Membership in NOVAC & Certificate of Merit Amrita Sahu Thomas Jefferson HS Monitoring Space Weather from the ISS Using Space PlasmA Diagnostic SuitE (SPADE) Data
HM--1-year Membership in NOVAC & Certificate of Merit Aditi Chandrashekar, Vance Kreider Thomas Jefferson HS Modeling Coronal Faraday Rotation of Radiation from Extragalactic Radio Sources
HM--1-year Membership in NOVAC & Certificate of Merit Lauryn Mills Annandale HS Creating Artificial Gravity
HM--1-year Membership in NOVAC & Certificate of Merit Kevin Haes Edison HS Working With Data to Determine the Mass of the Earth

Northern Virginia Dental Society (NVDS)

1st--$50 Cash Award & Certificate of Merit Neha Sripathi Thomas Jefferson HS A Comprehensive 16S rRNA Gene Analysis of the Role of Childhood Factors From Birth to Age Three in the Development and Adult State of the Gut Microbiota
Honorable Mention--Certificate of Merit Sreekrishna Girish Kumar Marshall HS The Effect of Antioxidant Supplements and EDTA on the Activity of Copper (II) Sulfate Inhibited Fungal Catalase
Honorable Mention--Certificate of Merit Salonee Raheja, Cayla Lee Robinson SS The Effect of Different Substrates on the Durability and Degradation of Homemade Plastics
Honorable Mention--Certificate of Merit Baanee Raheja, Lily Amin Robinson SS The Effect of Different Water Filtration Methods on the pH and Metallic Properties of Unfiltered Water from Lakes in Fairfax, Virginia
Honorable Mention--Certificate of Merit Samantha Duncan West Potomac HS Yeast to Alcohol
Honorable Mention--Certificate of Merit Sunwoo Lee Thomas Jefferson HS Surface Modifications of Cellulose Acetate Film for the Applications of Face Shields
Honorable Mention--Certificate of Merit Anne Johansen Oakton HS Effects of Water Filters on Water Quality
Honorable Mention--Certificate of Merit Gitika Gorthi Chantilly HS Treatment of Vasovagal Syncope by Early Detection and Electronic Simulation of the Vagus Nerve

Northern Virginia Soil & Water Conservation District (NVSWCD)

1st--$100 Gift Card & Book Award--What If? by Randall Munroe Lynn Tao Thomas Jefferson HS Impervious Surfaces and Stream Health Factors: A Study Using Machine Learning Techniques and Multivariate Statistical Analyses
2nd--$75 Gift Card & Book Award--What If? by Randall Munroe Jay Sorkin, Colton Lennen Woodson HS Mitigating Global Warming by Converting CO2 to Carbonates
3rd--$50 Gift Card & Book Award--What If? by Randall Munroe Julia Victor Woodson HS The Effect of Plant Species on Carbon Sequestration

Office of Naval Research (US Navy)

$50 Gift Certificate & Medal Amrita Sahu Thomas Jefferson HS Monitoring Space Weather from the ISS Using Space PlasmA Diagnostic SuitE (SPADE) Data
$50 Gift Certificate & Medal Jaden Wang Oakton HS A Deep Learning Model to Classify Alzheimer's Disease Using PET and MRI Fusion Images
$50 Gift Certificate & Medal Sunwoo Lee Thomas Jefferson HS Surface Modifications of Cellulose Acetate Film for the Applications of Face Shields

Optical Society of America, National Capital Section (OSA) and IEEE, Photonics Chapter

Outstanding Achievement in Optics and Photonics Letter of Recognition & Certificate Award Hannah Longfellow Oakton HS The Effect of Device Type and Blue Light Glasses on Blue Light Emission
Outstanding Achievement in Optics and Photonics Letter of Recognition & Certificate Award Solomon Hutchins Madison HS Evanescent Switch: Optical Tunneling Based Photonic Resistance Regulators for Water Safe Electronics
Outstanding Achievement in Optics and Photonics Letter of Recognition & Certificate Award Divya Somashekhar, Adithya Somashekhar Madison HS A Comprehensive Analysis On The Efficiency Of Chlorophyll Sensitized Photovoltaic Cells
Outstanding Achievement in Optics and Photonics Letter of Recognition & Certificate Award Thomas Chia Chantilly HS A-EYE: Utilizing Multistage Neural Networks and Landmark Localization for Fundus Image Disease Detection
Notable Achievement in Optics and Photonics Letter of Recognition & Certificate Award Allison Seo Thomas Jefferson HS Utilizing LiDAR Remote Sensing and Landsat Imagery in Forest Fuel Mapping for the Sonoma, CA Region to Improve Predictions of Wildfire Behavior
Notable Achievement in Optics and Photonics Letter of Recognition & Certificate Award Tony Tran, James Tury, Aaron Amartuvshin Woodson HS Visible Light Laser File Transfer Protocol: A Novel Implementation of a Secure, Long Distance Visible Light-Based Peer-to-Peer Communications Protocol

Patent and Trademark Office Society (PTO Society)

1st--Raspberry Pi Computer Kit Anika Karpurapu Thomas Jefferson HS Privacy Risks of Machine Learning: Identifying Vulnerabilities in ML Models Using Membership Inference Attacks
1st--Raspberry Pi Computer Kit Junho Lee Thomas Jefferson HS Momentum-Based Interaction Networks for Modeling Rigid Body Dynamics
1st--Raspberry Pi Computer Kit Sreenidhi Sankararaman Thomas Jefferson HS Discovery of COVID-19 N-Protein Active Sites for Efficient Antiviral Drug Target Treatment: An Innovative Approach using Torsion Angle Changes in Relation to Functional Activity of Viral N-Proteins
1st--Raspberry Pi Computer Kit Benjamin Choi The Potomac School An Ultra-Low Cost, Brain-Controlled Transhumeral Prosthesis Operated via a Novel EEG/Gesture-Based Approach
1st--Raspberry Pi Computer Kit Fiona Dreesbach Hayfield SS Changing the Percentage of Oxygen in a Simulated Martian Atmosphere Utilizing Cladonia Rangiferina
2nd--Certificate of Merit Kiara Fenn Fairfax HS The Effect of the Mass of Sodium Bicarbonate on Endothermic Reactions
2nd--Certificate of Merit Shaan Sabharwal Langley HS The Effect of Different Materials on Frequency-Dependent Sound Absorption
2nd--Certificate of Merit Amrita Sahu Thomas Jefferson HS Monitoring Space Weather from the ISS Using Space PlasmA Diagnostic SuitE (SPADE) Data
2nd--Certificate of Merit SaiAkshitha Jupally Marshall HS The Effect of Moisture on the Insulating Properties of Fiberglass
2nd--Certificate of Merit Sreekrishna Girish Kumar Marshall HS The Effect of Antioxidant Supplements and EDTA on the Activity of Copper (II) Sulfate Inhibited Fungal Catalase
2nd--Certificate of Merit Charles Duong Falls Church HS Diagnosing and Classifying Early Melanoma Using Convolutional Neural Networks
2nd--Certificate of Merit Teddy Kim Langley HS Golf Push Cart Electric Generator
2nd--Certificate of Merit Karen Shrieves Lake Braddock SS An Aerodynamic Efficiency Improvement Kit for Existing Mid-Size Commercial Aircrafts for an Economical and Environmentally-Friendly Return to Flight Operations Following the Global Covid-19 Pandemic
2nd--Certificate of Merit Lynn Tao Thomas Jefferson HS Impervious Surfaces and Stream Health Factors: A Study Using Machine Learning Techniques and Multivariate Statistical Analyses

Regeneron Biomedical Science Award

1st--$500 Award & Certificate Lily Jacobs Madison HS Can Ginger Prevent Diabetes by Sensitizing Cells to Insulin?

Ricoh Americas Corporation

Ricoh Sustainable Development Award--Certificate Divya Somashekhar, Adithya Somashekhar Madison HS A Comprehensive Analysis On The Efficiency Of Chlorophyll Sensitized Photovoltaic Cells

Society for In Vitro Biology

Outstanding Achievement for Ability and Creativity in In Vitro Biology--Certificate Omkar Kovvali Thomas Jefferson HS Fighting Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS): In-Silico Molecular Docking Study of SFPQ protein to develop novel drug

SAE International, Washington DC Section

Excellence in Mobility Engineering--$50 Amazon Gift Card & Award Certificate Karen Shrieves Lake Braddock SS An Aerodynamic Efficiency Improvement Kit for Existing Mid-Size Commercial Aircrafts for an Economical and Environmentally-Friendly Return to Flight Operations Following the Global Covid-19 Pandemic
HM--Certificate of Honorable Mention Seoyoung Jun Thomas Jefferson HS The Design of Safety Gear for Roof Mechanics

Society of Toxicology, National Capital Area Chapter (NCAC-SOT)

1st--$100 Award for Best Presentation in "Pollution and Toxicology of the Environment" & Certificate of Merit Brielle Steeves Woodson HS The Amount of Air That Passes Through the Filtered Material
1st--$100 Award for Best Presentation in "Medicine and Toxicology of Drugs and Chemicals" & Certificate of Merit Sreekrishna Girish Kumar Marshall HS The Effect of Antioxidant Supplements and EDTA on the Activity of Copper (II) Sulfate Inhibited Fungal Catalase

Society of Women Engineers, Baltimore Washington Section (SWE)

Outstanding Engineer Award--$25 Gift Card & Certificate Hailey Pan Woodson HS A Hybrid Mathematical Model for COVID-19 Outbreak Predictions and Prevention Simulation
Outstanding Engineer Award--$25 Amazon Gift Card & Certificate Fiona Dreesbach Hayfield SS Changing the Percentage of Oxygen in a Simulated Martian Atmosphere Utilizing Cladonia Rangiferina
Outstanding Engineer Award--$25 Amazon Gift Card & Certificate Karen Shrieves Lake Braddock SS An Aerodynamic Efficiency Improvement Kit for Existing Mid-Size Commercial Aircrafts for an Economical and Environmentally-Friendly Return to Flight Operations Following the Global Covid-19 Pandemic
Outstanding Engineer Award--$25 Amazon Gift Card & Certificate Seoyoung Jun Thomas Jefferson HS The Design of Safety Gear for Roof Mechanics
Outstanding Engineer Award--$25 Amazon Gift Card & Certificate Allison Seo Thomas Jefferson HS Utilizing LiDAR Remote Sensing and Landsat Imagery in Forest Fuel Mapping for the Sonoma, CA Region to Improve Predictions of Wildfire Behavior
Outstanding Engineer Award--$25 Amazon Gift Card & Certificate Mia McCarrick Edison HS Magnetic Flux Density, EMF, and Electromagnetic Induction
Outstanding Engineer Award--$25 Amazon Gift Card & Certificate Alisha Luthra Langley HS Using Artificial Intelligence to Assess Individual's Lung Health and Calculate Probability of COVID Infection
Promising Engineer Award--$15 Amazon Gift Card & Certificate Emilia Cayelli South Lakes HS The Effect of Magnetic Fields on Ants' Orientation
Promising Engineer Award--$15 Amazon Gift Card & Certificate Lily Boone Mount Vernon HS The Effect of Arsenic Concentrations in American Water Supplies on Rates of Breast Cancer
Promising Engineer Award--$15 Amazon Gift Card & Certificate Hannah Longfellow Oakton HS The Effect of Device Type and Blue Light Glasses on Blue Light Emission
Promising Engineer Award--$15 Amazon Gift Card & Certificate Kiara Fenn Fairfax HS The Effect of the Mass of Sodium Bicarbonate on Endothermic Reactions
Promising Engineer Award--$15 Amazon Gift Card & Certificate Grace McCain Mount Vernon HS The Effect of Covid 19 Pandemic Response on Air Pollution
Promising Engineer Award--$15 Amazon Gift Card & Certificate Jacqueline Powers Marshall HS The Effect of the Alkalinity of Catalysts on Algal Biofuel's Efficiency
Promising Engineer Award--$15 Amazon Gift Card & Certificate Simone Gillott Marshall HS The Effect of pH on the Percent Yield in Starch-Based Bioplastic Production
Promising Engineer Award--$15 Amazon Gift Card & Certificate Amelie Liu Marshall HS The Ratio of Lengths of Two Coupled Pendulums on the Period Between Consonant Oscillation of the Two Pendulums

US Agency for International Development

1st--Achievement Certificate & Medal Mia Kim, Katie Hutchinson, Lilie Puck-Karam Woodson HS The Effect of Different Biodegradable Materials on the Manufacturing of Menstrual Products

US Air Force

1st--Certificate of Merit Tanis Jain, Sachin Satishkumar Thomas Jefferson HS Detecting Deception using Microexpressions and Audio Sentiments Extraction: A Machine Learning Approach
1st--Certificate of Merit Tony Tran, James Tury,  Aaron Amartuvshin Woodson HS Visible Light Laser File Transfer Protocol: A Novel Implementation of a Secure, Long Distance Visible Light-Based Peer-to-Peer Communications Protocol
1st--Certificate of Merit Jenna Cai Langley HS Developing an Alerting Device to Prevent Hot Car Deaths
1st--Certificate of Merit Anika Karpurapu Thomas Jefferson HS Privacy Risks of Machine Learning: Identifying Vulnerabilities in ML Models Using Membership Inference Attacks
1st--Certificate of Merit Benjamin Choi The Potomac School An Ultra-Low Cost, Brain-Controlled Transhumeral Prosthesis Operated via a Novel EEG/Gesture-Based Approach
1st--Certificate of Merit Solomon Hutchins Madison HS Evanescent Switch: Optical Tunneling Based Photonic Resistance Regulators for Water Safe Electronics
1st--Certificate of Merit Sahil Patel Westfield HS The Effect of Encryption Schemes on Computational Solving Time
1st--Certificate of Merit Dhruva Barua West Potomac HS The Effect of Different Reinforcement Methods of Concrete on Deflection
1st--Certificate of Merit Sunwoo Lee Thomas Jefferson HS Surface Modifications of Cellulose Acetate Film for the Applications of Face Shields
1st--Certificate of Merit Karen Shrieves Lake Braddock SS An Aerodynamic Efficiency Improvement Kit for Existing Mid-Size Commercial Aircrafts for an Economical and Environmentally-Friendly Return to Flight Operations Following the Global Covid-19 Pandemic
1st--Certificate of Merit Tanish Jain, Sachin Satishkumar Thomas Jefferson HS Detecting Deception using Microexpressions and Audio Sentiments Extraction: A Machine Learning Approach

US Metric Association

1st--Certificate of Merit Amna Imran Marshall HS The Relationship Between External Temperature and the Useful Power Output of a Small Electric Motor Lifting a Constant Mass to a Constant Height

Virginia Dental Association (VDA)

Grand Award--$100 Cash Award & Certificate Alisha Luthra Langley HS Using Artificial Intelligence to Assess Individual's Lung Health and Calculate Probability of COVID Infection

Virginia Lakes and Watershed Association (VLWA)

Senior Award--$150 Target Gift Card Maya Littman, Lauren Dick-Peddie Fairfax HS What is the Effectiveness of a Bioretention Cell on Filtering Nitrates From Runoff?
Junior Award--$50 Target Gift Card Wendy Lu Oakton HS Removing Microplastics with Ferrofluid

Virginia Tech DC Metro Region STEM Education and Workforce Development Labs

Practical Applications of Image Data Sciences Award Certificate Alisha Luthra Langley HS Using Artificial Intelligence to Assess Individual's Lung Health and Calculate Probability of COVID Infection
Innovation in Sensors, Acuators and Wireless Communications Award Certificate Benjamin Choi The Potomac School An Ultra-Low Cost, Brain-Controlled Transhumeral Prosthesis Operated via a Novel EEG/Gesture-Based Approach
Innovation in Natural Resources Advocacy and Stewardship Award Certificate Cecelia Mergen West Potomac HS The Effect of Amounts of Trash on Different Recreational Areas on the Potomac river
Innovation in Natural Resources Advocacy and Stewardship Award Certificate Duaa Eldirdiri, Salma Hossain Justice HS The Absorbency of Coconut Fiber and Sand on Oil and Water
Innovation in Natural Resources Advocacy and Stewardship Award Certificate Lynn Tao Thomas Jefferson HS Impervious Surfaces and Stream Health Factors: A Study Using Machine Learning Techniques and Multivariate Statistical Analyses
Innovation in Energy Modeling, Simulation, and Experimentation Award Certificate Stephanie Ma, Connor Oakes Langley HS The Effect of Various Aspects of Windmill Design on Amassed Energy
Innovation in Energy Modeling, Simulation, and Experimentation Award Certificate Helen Schuette Marshall HS The Effect of Pitch Angle on Power Output of a Wind Turbine
Innovation in Energy Modeling, Simulation, and Experimentation Award Certificate Mina Tunley, Nicole Cheban South Lakes HS The Effect of Storage Temperature of Batteries on Battery Life
Innovation in Energy Modeling, Simulation, and Experimentation Award Certificate Cyrus Assadzadeh, Kevin Tran Annandale HS Effects of Different Generators on Electricity Production
Innovation in Energy Modeling, Simulation, and Experimentation Award Certificate Amna Imran Marshall HS The Relationship Between External Temperature and the Useful Power Output of a Small Electric Motor Lifting a Constant Mass to a Constant Height
Innovation in Energy Modeling, Simulation, and Experimentation Award Certificate Keerthi Chakravarthula Marshall HS Optimizing Distance Between Wind Turbines to Reduce Shielding Effect
Innovation in Civil and Environmental Infrastructure Engineering Award Certificate Anne Johansen Oakton HS Effects of Water Filters on Water Quality
Innovation in Microcontroller Prototyping and Evaluation Award Certificate Ashwath Karunakaram Westfield HS Social Distancing Proximity Detector

Virginia Water Environment Association (VWEA)

1st--$150 Cash Award, Stockholm Junior Water Prize & Certificate Lynn Tao Thomas Jefferson HS Impervious Surfaces and Stream Health Factors: A Study Using Machine Learning Techniques and Multivariate Statistical Analyses
2nd--$75 Cash Award, Stockholm Junior Water Prize & Certificate Maya Littman, Lauren Dick-Peddie Fairfax HS What is the Effectiveness of a Bioretention Cell on Filtering Nitrates From Runoff?

Washington Statistical Society (WSS)

1st--$100 Award, 1-year Subscription to Chance Magazine & Certificate of Merit Shan Lateef Thomas Jefferson HS What's All the Buzz? Drosophila melanogaster as a Unique Model for Addiction Disorders after Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
2nd--Book Award STATS: Data & Models, 1-year Subscription to Chance Magazine & Certificate of Merit Hailey Pan Woodson HS A Hybrid Mathematical Model for COVID-19 Outbreak Predictions and Prevention Simulation
3rd--Book Award Informed Decisions Using Data, 1-year Subscription to Chance Magazine & Certificate of Merit Gitali Bhanot, Sana Friedman Oakton HS Managing Hyperlipidemia: Algae as Lipase Inhibitors
HM--Certificate of Merit Sreenidhi Sankararaman Thomas Jefferson HS Discovery of COVID-19 N-Protein Active Sites for Efficient Antiviral Drug Target Treatment: An Innovative Approach using Torsion Angle Changes in Relation to Functional Activity of Viral N-Proteins
HM--Certificate of Merit Sauman Das Thomas Jefferson HS Automated Bias Reduction in Deep Learning Based Melanoma Diagnosis using a Semi-Supervised Algorithm
HM--Certificate of Merit Julia Victor Woodson HS The Effect of Plant Species on Carbon Sequestration
HM--Certificate of Merit Andrew Ross Hayfield SS Regional Differences in Environmental Radiation Levels
HM--Certificate of Merit Naina Srivastava Madison HS The Effect of Changing Color Temperature on the Perceived Brightness of LEDs
HM--Certificate of Merit Mina Tunley, Nicole Cheban South Lakes HS The Effect of Storage Temperature of Batteries on Battery Life
HM--Certificate of Merit Neha Sripathi Thomas Jefferson HS A Comprehensive 16S rRNA Gene Analysis of the Role of Childhood Factors From Birth to Age Three in the Development and Adult State of the Gut Microbiota
HM--Certificate of Merit Indira Nair McLean HS The Role of 4 Nitrogen Containing Pharmaceuticals: Acetaminophen, Choline, Melatonin, and Bisacodyl, and Their Influence on the Growth of Cyanobacteria
HM--Certificate of Merit Russell Lee Edison HS An Investigation of How Altering the Drop Height of a Tennis Ball Affects the Amount of Times the Tennis Ball Bounces

Yale Science and Engineering Association

1st--Achievement Certificate & Medal Ron Nachum Thomas Jefferson HS PANDwriting: An Accessible Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Novel Diagnostic Framework Using Vision-Based Handwriting Kinematic Analysis and Machine Learning