2020 Science Fair - Category Awards

These are the winners of the category awards at the 2020 Fairfax County Regional Science and Engineering Fair.

Grand Prize Winners

Category Project Code Project Title Student(s) School
Biochemistry TM-C-2 Cardiomyopathic Chagas Disease: An Exploration of Diagnostic Ability via Nanoparticle Biomarker Capture GluOx Pathway,  and Perseus-Based Machine Learning Raymond Del Vecchio, Harini Somanchi Centreville High School and Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Chemistry 10-F-2 Designing a Smarter Smart Hydrogel: Optimization of Poly(vinyl alcohol)-Sodium Borate Hydrogels by Physical Crosslinking with Sodium Alginate for pH-Responsive Controlled Drug Delivery Parker Hoang Langley High School
Embedded Systems 11-I-1 FireWatch: A low-cost wildfire monitoring system for high-resolution fire localization using data sparsity and feature matching Neil Suri Oakton High School
Engineering Mechanics 11-L-2 Design of a Novel Supersonic Nozzle Using a Multi-Objective Differential Evolution Framework Jason Chen Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Materials Science 11-N-2 Novel Logic and Global Positioning Capabilities with Germanene-based Topological Insulators through the Quantum Spin Hall Effect Lawrence Shi Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Microbiology TM-P-5 A Novel Strategy for Definitive Antibiotic Therapy via Initiation of Targeted Programmed Cell Death Miamar Burgos-Rosario, Saijai Supanklang, Sarah Syed Hayfield Secondary School
Systems Software 10-T-2 Assessing School Lockdown Procedures Using an Agent-Based Simulation Mahika Parakh Westfield High School
Translational Medical Sciences 11-U-2 Mammographic Image Processing Application for Detecting and Locating Breast Carcinoma Using Deep Learning Shreeja Kikkisetti Chantilly High School
Biomedical Engineering TM-V-1 USDL: Ultrasound Noise Reduction Using Machine Learning Techniques Manish Balamurugan, Kathryn Chung, Venkat Kuppoor Fairfax High School
Biomedical Engineering TM-V-5 Real-Time Object Search and Detection for the Visually Impaired Eugene Choi, Raffu Khondaker, Irfan Nafi Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

 

Grand Prize Alternates - Team and Individual

Category Project Code Project Title Student(s) School
Biomedical & Health Sciences 12-D-4 Investigating drug specific synthetic lethality of combination brain cancer therapies Sabrina Cai Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Chemistry TM-F-1 Two-Step Microwave Pyrolysis of Spherical Seed Precursors with NaOH/KOH Chemical Activation: A Rapid Approach to the Synthesis of Spherical Activated Carbons for Water Remediation Isabella Dressel, Kapil Krishna Centreville High School
Engineering Mechanics 11-L-3 The Alteration of Wing and Winglet Designs on Commercial Passenger Aircrafts for the Reduction of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions and the Increase of Aerodynamic Efficiency Karen Shrieves Lake Braddock Secondary School
Materials Science 12-N-1 A Novel Computational Approach to the Quantification of Crystalline Content in Semi-crystalline Substances Hamza Alsamraee Centreville High School
Microbiology 12-P-3 The Efficacy and Specificity of Caged Photosensitizer Mediated Photodynamic Treatment in Eradicating S. epidermidis and P. aeruginosa Biofilms Sanika Karandikar Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Physics & Astronomy TM-Q-12 Novel Approach to Procedural Kinodynamic Motion Planning and Path Optimization for an Autonomous Orbital Debris Collector Agah Ebrahimi, Brian Tan Woodson High School

Grand Prize Nominees - Team and Individual

Category Project Code Project Title Student(s) School
Behavioral & Social Sciences 12-B-1 The Effects of Music Complexity on Neurological Response in Depression Victoria Graf Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Earth & Environmental Sciences 9-H-4 Microplastic Removal Using Different Substances Wendy Lu Oakton High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences 10-H-7 How Different Biomasses Effect Ethanol Production Sena Flo Oakton High School
Embedded Systems TM-I-1 GSP-Bot: Applying Novel Graph Signal Processing and Robust Computer Vision Techniques to Decipher ADHD Connectomes and Elucidate Innovative Treatment Mechanisms Divjot Bedi, Rishabh Misra Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Energy: Chemical TM-J-4 Assessment of Anode Metal and pH on Metal-Air Battery Voltage Sean Gibson, David Mastro Woodson High School
Environmental Engineering 11-M-4 Pollution Transport Simulation and Machine-Learning Aided Source Detection in Metropolitan Areas Sarah Zhang Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Mathematics 10-O-3 rsModeling: A Novel Approach to Heterogeneity in Biological Models Using Markov Matrices Pravalika Putalapattu Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Mathematics 12-O-1 Mathematical Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of the Opioid Crisis with Prescription and Social Drug Addiction Models Kirthi Kumar Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Plant Sciences 10-R-2 The Effect of Hydroponics on Glycine max Root Systems Through the Analysis of the Gene SUBI2 Thomas Chia Chantilly High School

Category Awards

First Place

Category Project Code Project Title Student(s) School
Animal Sciences 12-A-2 Analyzing Gap Crossing Behavior in Drosophila melanogaster Vinay Bhaip Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Animal Sciences TM-A-6 An Endeavor into the Effects of C3H8NO5P (Glysophate) on the Regeneration of Dugesia tigrina Sara Elanchezhian, Richa Gupta, Richa Misra Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Behavioral & Social Sciences 12-B-1 The Effects of Music Complexity on Neurological Response in Depression Victoria Graf Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Behavioral & Social Sciences 12-B-2 Maturation of Excitatory Synapses in the Juvenile Rodent Hippocampus Supports Spatial Navigation Ability in the Barnes Maze Anjali Sardana Madison High School
Behavioral & Social Sciences TM-B-2 The Effect of Body Position on Vocal Quality Wiley Prior, Jordan Rockhill, Zachary Woodcock Hayfield Secondary School
Biochemistry 12-C-2 The Effect of Natural Substances Antimicrobial Chemical Properties on Escherichia coli Growth Marcos Montoya Mount Vernon High School
Biochemistry TM-C-2 Cardiomyopathic Chagas Disease: An Exploration of Diagnostic Ability via Nanoparticle Biomarker Capture GluOx Pathway, Mass Spectrometry, and Perseus-Based Machine Learning Raymond Del Vecchio, Harini Somanchi Centreville High School and Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Biochemistry TM-C-5 Plastic Consumption of Wax Worms Hannah Carmen, Grace Heinzelmann Madison High School
Biomedical & Health Sciences 10-D-7 The Effect of Iron, Calcium and Vitamin C on Cellular Repiration and Hemoglobin Production Helen Sparling Oakton High School
Biomedical & Health Sciences 11-D-3 The Effect of Different Ethanol Percentages in Hand Sanitizer on the Zone of Inhibition for E.coli Bacteria Aysha Berry Marshall High School
Biomedical & Health Sciences 12-D-4 Investigating drug specific synthetic lethality of combination brain cancer therapies Sabrina Cai Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Biomedical & Health Sciences TM-D-6 Determination of the Firefly Luciferase mRNA Concentration and Encapsulation Efficiency in Nanoparticles Using RiboGreen Assay Sreenidhi Sankararaman, Sruthi Sankararaman Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Biomedical & Health Sciences TM-D-8 Diagnosing Cardiothoracic Abnormalities using Machine Learning Silver Harris, Kyra Lee, Victoria Puck Woodson High School
Cellular & Molecular Biology 11-E-2 Extracellular Vesicles Derived from Cancer Demonstrate Autophagosome Properties Daivik Siddhi Oakton High School
Cellular & Molecular Biology 12-E-2 Inducing Apoptosis in MCF-7 Cancer Cells Through CRISPRa-Mediated Overexpression of Pro-Apoptotic Gene HtrA2/Omi Adele Peng Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Chemistry 10-F-2 Designing a Smarter Smart Hydrogel: Optimization of Poly(vinyl alcohol)-Sodium Borate Hydrogels by Physical Crosslinking with Sodium Alginate for pH-Responsive Controlled Drug Delivery Parker Hoang Langley High School
Chemistry 10-F-6 Inexpensive, Functional Spectrophotometer for Future Use in Public Education Nicholas Todorov Lake Braddock Secondary School
Chemistry 11-F-6 UV Photo-Oxidation of Endocrine Disrupting Chemical Bisphenol A(BPA) Using Ferric-Carboxylate Complexes and a Spectrophotometer 20D+ Catherine Resta South County High School
Chemistry TM-F-1 Two-Step Microwave Pyrolysis of Spherical Seed Precursors with NaOH/KOH Chemical Activation: A Rapid Approach to the Synthesis of Spherical Activated Carbons for Water Remediation Isabella Dressel, Kapil Krishna Centreville High School
Chemistry TM-F-2 The Effect of Fuel Mass on the Apogee of the Rocket Pauline Lor, Arvind Ramesh Chantilly High School
Chemistry TM-F-18 Vinegar Types on Kimchi Fermentation Time  Khadija Chaudhry, Jenna Do, Kristine Han Woodson High School
Computational Biology & Bioinformatics 11-G-1 The Application of Bioinformatics to Assess the Molecular Structure and Protein function in Endometriosis Maryam Khan Hayfield Secondary School
Computational Biology & Bioinformatics 11-G-3 An App Based Approach to Diagnosing Breast Cancer using Deep Convolutional Neural Networks Ankit Roy Westfield High School
Computational Biology & Bioinformatics 12-G-1 Parkinson's Disease Detection using DNA Methylation with Machine Learning Neeyanth Kopparapu Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Computational Biology & Bioinformatics 12-G-3 Improving Genomic Analysis by Assessing the Causes of Reference Bias in Genome Assembly Sheila Iyer Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Computational Biology & Bioinformatics TM-G-3 A Mobile Application Utilizing a Machine Learning Approach for Early Diagnosis of Glaucomatous Visual Field Loss Sahiti Rachakonda, Kaleena Roeva Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Computational Biology & Bioinformatics TM-G-5 Emotoclassifier: An Emotion Classification Algorithm using Electroencephalogram Signals with a Recurrent Neural Network Havish Malladi, Vaibhav Sharma Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Earth & Environmental Sciences 9-H-4 Microplastic Removal Using Different Substances Wendy Lu Oakton High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences 10-H-7 How Different Biomasses Effect Ethanol Production Sena Flo Oakton High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences TM-H-5 Snail Mucus Bioaccumulation of Microparticles for Water Purification Sitara Sastry, Clare Sparling Oakton High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences TM-H-8 A Study of the Impact of Roofing Materials on the Urban Heat Island Effect Kevin Duffy, Quinn Duffy Lake Braddock Secondary School
Earth & Environmental Sciences TM-H-24 The Effect of Urban Areas on Nitrate Levels in Adjacent Waterways Evelyn Mulhern, Andrei Zaitsev West Potomac High School
Embedded Systems 11-I-1 FireWatch: A low-cost wildfire monitoring system for high-resolution fire localization using data sparsity and feature matching Neil Suri Oakton High School
Embedded Systems TM-I-1 GSP-Bot: Applying Novel Graph Signal Processing and Robust Computer Vision Techniques to Decipher ADHD Connectomes and Elucidate Innovative Treatment Mechanisms Divjot Bedi, Rishabh Misra Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Energy: Chemical TM-J-4 Assessment of Anode Metal and pH on Metal-Air Battery Voltage Sean Gibson, David Mastro Woodson High School
Engineering Mechanics 11-L-2 Design of a Novel Supersonic Nozzle Using a Multi-Objective Differential Evolution Framework Jason Chen Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Engineering Mechanics 11-L-3 The Alteration of Wing and Winglet Designs on Commercial Passenger Aircrafts for the Reduction of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions and the Increase of Aerodynamic Efficiency Karen Shrieves Lake Braddock Secondary School
Environmental Engineering 10-M-4 It's Electric! Harnessing Hydropower to Charge a Phone Lauren Richardson Madison High School
Environmental Engineering 11-M-1 SiliTreat: An Investigation Into the Impacts of a Novel Silicon Dioxide Nanoparticle Pretreatment on O. sativa japonica Saline Tolerance Hashir Aqeel Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Environmental Engineering 11-M-3 Manta Ray Connor Arnold Lake Braddock Secondary School
Environmental Engineering 11-M-4 Pollution Transport Simulation and Machine-Learning Aided Source Detection in Metropolitan Areas Sarah Zhang Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Environmental Engineering TM-M-2 Different types of seawalls protecting buildings Rohan Dutt, Hussein Hamdan, James Perina Fairfax High School
Materials Science 11-N-2 Novel Logic and Global Positioning Capabilities with Germanene-based Topological Insulators through the Quantum Spin Hall Effect Lawrence Shi Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Materials Science 12-N-1 A Novel Computational Approach to the Quantification of Crystalline Content in Semi-crystalline Substances Hamza Alsamraee Centreville High School
Materials Science TM-N-5 The Effect of Starch Ratio in Bioplastics on Overall Effectivity as Food Packaging Gitali Bhanot, Sana Friedman Oakton High School
Mathematics 10-O-3 rsModeling: A Novel Approach to Heterogeneity in Biological Models Using Markov Matrices Pravalika Putalapattu Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Mathematics 12-O-1 Mathematical Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of the Opioid Crisis with Prescription and Social Drug Addiction Models Kirthi Kumar Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Microbiology 11-P-2 The Effect of Homemade Sunscreen in Comparison to Chemical Sunscreen on Yeast Cell Survivorship Lindsay Togher Marshall High School
Microbiology 11-P-4 How Does the Number of Mutations in the USP8 Gene and its Linked Genes Affect Patient Survival Rate? Husnain Choudhry Woodson High School
Microbiology 12-P-3 The Efficacy and Specificity of Caged Photosensitizer Mediated Photodynamic Treatment in Eradicating S. epidermidis and P. aeruginosa Biofilms Sanika Karandikar Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Microbiology TM-P-2 The effect of the type of algae on biofuel production Casey Lim, Daevin Oey Langley High School
Microbiology TM-P-5 A Novel Strategy for Definitive Antibiotic Therapy via Initiation of Targeted Programmed Cell Death Miamar Burgos-Rosario, Saijai Supanklang, Sarah Syed Hayfield Secondary School
Microbiology TM-P-6 Analyzing Removal Methods on E. coli K12 Braden Desman, Madeline Miles, Kelly Pham Centreville High School
Physics & Astronomy TM-Q-7 Achieving Spontaneous Parametric Down-Conversion Using a TEA laser and a KDP Crystal Bryan Hernandez, Hassan Khan, Edson Medina Lee High School
Physics & Astronomy TM-Q-12 Novel Approach to Procedural Kinodynamic Motion Planning and Path Optimization for an Autonomous Orbital Debris Collector Agah Ebrahimi, Brian Tan Woodson High School
Plant Sciences 10-R-2 The Effect of Hydroponics on Glycine max Root Systems Through the Analysis of the Gene SUBI2 Thomas Chia Chantilly High School
Plant Sciences 10-R-4 A comprehensive Pharmacological invitro study of Mangiferin using spectral and cell studies Divya Somashekhar Madison High School
Plant Sciences TM-R-1 The Effect of Nitrogen Concentration on the Amount of Oil Produced by Chlorella vulgaris for Biodiesel Production Kanykei Korosheva, Anjana Rajesh Oakton High School
Plant Sciences TM-R-3 The Effect of Calcium on the Growth of Wisconsin Fast Plants in a Saline Environments Maya Degafe, Alicia June, Norah Nijbroek Hayfield Secondary School
Robotics & Intelligent Machines 9-S-2 An Arm in need from a Robot indeed! Justin Jose Herndon High School
Robotics & Intelligent Machines 11-S-3 Generating Realistic Precancerous Colorectal Cancer Images with Machine Learning Jerry Wei Oakton High School
Robotics & Intelligent Machines 11-S-5 Development of an End to End System for the Early Detection of Parkinson's Disease Arnav Chandra Centreville High School
Robotics & Intelligent Machines 12-S-1 Human Authorized Robotically Aimed Laser Dazzler Neil Sorkin Woodson High School
Robotics & Intelligent Machines TM-S-1 The effect of type of machine on accuracy Prabhas Adivi, Akhil Ganesan Centreville High School
Robotics & Intelligent Machines TM-S-7 Design of a Scalable Mapping Algorithm using a Swarm System Junho Lee, Allison Seo Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Systems Software 10-T-2 Assessing School Lockdown Procedures Using an Agent-Based Simulation Mahika Parakh Westfield High School
Systems Software 11-T-3 The Effects of Hill-Climbing Algorithms on Hyperparameter Value Search in Image Classifying Machine-Learning Algorithms Youngjae Kim McLean High School
Translational Medical Sciences 11-U-2 Mammographic Image Processing Application for Detecting and Locating Breast Carcinoma Using Deep Learning Shreeja Kikkisetti Chantilly High School
Translational Medical Sciences 11-U-3 A Potential Therapeutic and Prognostic Target for Breast Cancer Yilun Zhou Oakton High School
Translational Medical Sciences TM-U-1 The Analysis of Inherited Trends for the Detection and Classification of Genetic Mutations in Drug Resistant Strains of Tuberculosis using Machine Learning Shirley Benedict, Snehal Oberai, Shaalini Ramamoorthy Chantilly High School
Biomedical Engineering 11-V-3 Testing an Artificial Nerve Synapse Pathway as a Possible Treatment for Paralysis in Stroke Patients Antonio Warren Mount Vernon High School
Biomedical Engineering TM-V-1 USDL: Ultrasound Noise Reduction Using Machine Learning Techniques Manish Balamurugan, Kathryn Chung, Venkat Kuppoor Fairfax High School
Biomedical Engineering TM-V-3 GENESYS: in silico Directed Evolution of de novo Regulatory Proteins able to Induce Endogenous Hematopoietic Machinery Joshua Salazar, Rayan Yu Madison High School
Biomedical Engineering TM-V-5 Real-Time Object Search and Detection for the Visually Impaired Eugene Choi, Raffu Khondaker, Irfan Nafi Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

Second Place

Category Project Code Project Title Student(s) School
Animal Sciences 10-A-1 The Effect of pH Levels on the Rate of Regeneration in Planaria Leanna Persaud Westfield High School
Animal Sciences 10-A-5 The Effect of Magnetic Fields on Ants' Orientation  Emilia Cayelli South Lakes High School
Animal Sciences 11-A-1 Fireflies of the Ocean RaeYoung Kim Marshall High School
Animal Sciences TM-A-2 Effect of Addictive Chemicals on the Motility/Velocity of Planaria Worms Suwan Lee, Jiajun Liu Lake Braddock Secondary School
Animal Sciences TM-A-4 The Effect of Salinity Levels on Brine Shrimp Hatch Rates Anu Daga, Shreeja Tangutur Chantilly High School
Animal Sciences TM-A-5 The Effect of CBD oil and Caffeine on the Heart Rate of Daphnia magna Gillian Hales, Sarah Leaf South Lakes High School
Behavioral & Social Sciences 10-B-1 The Bouba Kiki Effect Claire Feidler Madison High School
Biomedical & Health Sciences 10-D-2 Screening for inaccurate food labels: A statistical investigation of ingredients and nutrients Lindsey Wang Chantilly High School
Biomedical & Health Sciences 11-D-1 The Effect of Mineral (Zinc Oxide) Sunscreen on Protection Against Ultraviolet A Rays Sarah Cho Marshall High School
Biomedical & Health Sciences 12-D-10 The Effect of Age on Short Term Memory Sneha John Robinson Secondary School
Biomedical & Health Sciences TM-D-5 The Effect of Time Spent Washing Hands with Soap and Water on the Amount of Glo Germ Left on Hands Katelyn Mehlenbeck, Abby Wyland South Lakes High School
Biomedical & Health Sciences TM-D-7 Tea Bags and Micro plastic Caroline Cha, Trish Truong Madison High School
Cellular & Molecular Biology 11-E-3 A Genetic tool to analyze De Novo Mutations in Autism Spectrum Disorder using genetic data in VCF format Siddharth Krishnakumar Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Cellular & Molecular Biology TM-E-1 Secretion of cardioprotective paracrine factors may inhibit scar formation after a heart attack Vaughn Gallicano, Tidawee Srun Edison High School
Chemistry 9-F-1 The Effect of Time Spent in Cryogenic Fluid on Plastic Bags in Relation to The Volume The Bag Takes up Ryan Yi Chantilly High School
Chemistry 9-F-2 Grams of Fat in Fast Food Compared to Listed Amount on Nutrition Label Ayala Albert South Lakes High School
Chemistry 11-F-5 The Effect of Chlorinated Water on Hair Diameter Kaia Griggs Marshall High School
Chemistry 12-F-1 Nut Calorimetry Daniel Tran Lee High School
Chemistry 12-F-3 The Effect of Length of Time that Capsicum annuum is Boiled on Its Vitamin C Content Josephine George Robinson Secondary School
Chemistry TM-F-3 The Effect of Different Pesticide Chemicals on Burn Time Jordan Amarchih, Russell Lee Edison High School
Chemistry TM-F-5 The Effect of Acid Rain on Metals Manny Elsyad, Zaid Yousuf Hayfield Secondary School
Chemistry TM-F-8 The effect of vinegar on different metals James Byerly, Charbel Nasr, Miguel Portillo Lee High School
Chemistry TM-F-11 The Effect Rock Salt Concentrations Have On Ice Cream Taya Boyd, Krista Gross, Tatiana Tsanganelias Lee High School
Computational Biology & Bioinformatics 11-G-2 Differentiating Breast Masses and Cysts from Dual-Energy Mammography Using a Convolution Neural Network Marian Qian Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Computational Biology & Bioinformatics 12-G-2 Differentiating Between Antimicrobial Peptide and Non-Antimicrobial Peptide Sequences Based on Sequences' Amino Acid Distributions Jacob Ravich Robinson Secondary School
Computational Biology & Bioinformatics TM-G-1 The Effect of the MDM2 Inhibitory Regulator on Genome Stability in the p53 Gene of the Naked Mole Rat and Human Shreya Chandran, Manya Phutela, Yukta Ramanan Chantilly High School
Computational Biology & Bioinformatics TM-G-4 Novel Approach to Analyzing the Effects of Mutations on MeCP2 Using a Bipartite Artificial Intelligence System Shreya Tripathy, Katherine Wang Chantilly High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences 9-H-1 Zooxanthellae Attraction Corry Svarverud Woodson High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences 10-H-3 Effect of Thallasiosira Sp. and Potassium Nitrate on the Water Quality of a Freshwater/Estuarine Ecosystem Anoop Peterson Chantilly High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences 11-H-1 Filter Strips and Eutrophication Isabelle Anderson Edison High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences 11-H-3 The Effect of Water Purification Methods on Water Quality  Amani Akkoub Marshall High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences 12-H-3 Evaluating the Performance of Apple Peels as a Water Filter in Comparison to the Standard Purification Methods Ankisha Singh Oakton High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences TM-H-10 The Effect of Ferrofluids on Different Types of Microplastics Paola Chavez, Jacqueline Quan, Sneha Shah Herndon High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences TM-H-11 The Effect of Development on Silt Deposition Elle Rasmussen, Mika Sliteris, Emma Wood Hayfield Secondary School
Earth & Environmental Sciences TM-H-13 The Effect of Copper Sulfate on the Heart Rate of Ghost Shrimp Katelyn Gallaher, Madison Vuong Chantilly High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences TM-H-19 The Effect of Fungi on the Production of Biogas Charlie Tatum, Gabriela Turriago-Lopez Oakton High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences TM-H-22 The Effect of Iron Concentration on the Carbon Dioxide Production of the Coccolithophorid Algae Sathvika Sangoju, Raina Vardhanapu Westfield High School
Energy: Chemical 10-J-1 Burning Calories Jason Clark Lake Braddock Secondary School
Energy: Chemical 12-J-1 The Effect of Change in Temperature on Cell Potential of a Voltaic Cell Sebastian Garcia Robinson Secondary School
Energy: Chemical TM-J-2 Energy and Organic Compost  Olivia Bell, Victoria Stoner Madison High School
Energy: Physical 9-K-1 The effect of the different types of wind turbine blades on the energy output using the voltage and current Aamani Kotla South Lakes High School
Energy: Physical 11-K-1 How to Build a Combination Water Filter and Generator Samantha Verdi Edison High School
Energy: Physical 11-K-2 Improving Energy Efficiency with Thermal Conductivity Sahnnee Shin Marshall High School
Energy: Physical TM-K-1 The Effect of Pollution on Productivity of Water Power  Sydney Jones, Anthony Matar Edison High School
Energy: Physical TM-K-3 Energy Conversion from sound to electricity Azlan Choudhry, Omar Shayeb Justice High School
Engineering Mechanics 9-L-1 The Effect of Type of Pulley Cord Material on Weight Needed to Lift the Fixed Box Sammy Smith Chantilly High School
Engineering Mechanics 9-L-2 The Effect of House Shape on its Capacity to Withstand Wind Lacey Bradshaw South Lakes High School
Engineering Mechanics 10-L-1 A Voice-Activated Remote Delivery System for the Disabled Kathleen O'Donovan Langley High School
Engineering Mechanics 10-L-5 The Effect of Configuration of a Universal Joint on Efficiency on a Roller Coaster Train Joshua Siasat Mount Vernon High School
Engineering Mechanics 10-L-6 Minimizing the Quantity of Low Earth Orbit Space Debris with an ElectroDynamic Tether Austin Shi Oakton High School
Engineering Mechanics 11-L-4 UAV Bridge Inspection using Point-Cloud Generation for Dense 3D Object Reconstruction Arnav Wadehra Madison High School
Engineering Mechanics TM-L-8 Flashlight Powered by Heat of Human Hand Emily Sun, Abigail Xu Langley High School
Engineering Mechanics TM-L-9 The Effect of Propeller Design on the Efficiency of High-Altitude Flight  Max Chan, Caitlin Sullivan Madison High School
Engineering Mechanics TM-L-14 The Effect of the Number of Blades on a Wind Turbine on the Amount of Watts Produced Omer Do Santos, Andy Duong Falls Church High School
Environmental Engineering 9-M-1 The effect of different windmill blades and speed of the wind on the amount of energy that can be generated Zoe Bogan Falls Church High School
Environmental Engineering 10-M-5 Hydroelectric Generator Chance Savage Mount Vernon High School
Environmental Engineering 10-M-6 More Trees, Less Landfills Anne Johansen Oakton High School
Environmental Engineering 11-M-2 The Effect of Ferrofluid on Cleaning Oil Spills Vivian Huynh Edison High School
Environmental Engineering TM-M-6 Impact of Different Types of Rocks on the pH Level of Water Passed Through Porous Concrete Aaryan Rawal, Nikhil Reddy Westfield High School
Environmental Engineering TM-M-7 A comparison of price and tensile strength of biodegradable materials to hold water Nathan Doan, Daniel Yang Fairfax High School
Materials Science 9-N-2 The Effect of Product Material on Biodegradation Nolan Cortez Oakton High School
Materials Science 10-N-1 The Relationship Between Drumstick Material and the Rebound Height When Hit on a Snare Drum Sophie Evans South Lakes High School
Materials Science 12-N-2 Measuring the Thermal Expansion of Copper, Aluminum, and Steel using a Michelson Interferometer Sonja Hakala South Lakes High School
Materials Science TM-N-1 The Effect of Different Synthetic and Natural Fabrics on Water Absorption Han Nguyen, Joyce Yang Chantilly High School
Mathematics 10-O-2 Combining LED Spectra to Match Sunlight Using Least Square Method Emily Mui Oakton High School
Microbiology 10-P-1 The Effect of the type of household disinfectant on the zone of inhibition Nicolo Ulit Mount Vernon High School
Microbiology 10-P-2 The Efficacy of Phenylpropenes and Terpenoids as Microbial Growth Inhibitors in Food Preservation Applications Nandita Venkataraman Oakton High School
Microbiology 11-P-1 The Effect of Concentration of Ethyl Alcohol on the growth of Staphylococcus epidermidis Eugene Cho Marshall High School
Microbiology 11-P-6 The Effect of the Combined Use of Antibiotics and Curcumin on Antimicrobial Activity Naseeb Chhina Marshall High School
Microbiology TM-P-4 Spotting Acne: How do different textures of facial cleansers affect the amount of bacteria killed? Ava Dunn, Jinseya Maxwell, Noah Tajudeen Woodson High School
Physics & Astronomy 9-Q-1 The Effect of Different Types of Insulation in Cups on Rate of Heat Loss Brigid Morrow South Lakes High School
Physics & Astronomy 10-Q-1 Fin stabilization on a dart shaped projectile Presley Fox Westfield High School
Physics & Astronomy 10-Q-2 The effect of density on liquid expansion Audrey Barnes Annandale High School
Physics & Astronomy 10-Q-3 Investigating the Photoelectric Effect: The Use of Different Colored Light on Voltage, Current, Power Output, and Efficiency in a Photovoltaic Cell Noyanika Vattathara Chantilly High School
Physics & Astronomy 10-Q-5 The Effect of Parachute Shape and Material on the Descent of an Object for Drone Applications Nathalie Hoffman Langley High School
Physics & Astronomy 10-Q-7 Effect of Varying Aerodynamics Setups on Handling of Motor Vehicles Hari Raman Westfield High School
Physics & Astronomy 11-Q-1 A Green Alternative: Vegetable Based Oil Lubricants Ellis Tran Marshall High School
Physics & Astronomy 11-Q-5 The Effect of Compressive Stress on the Deformation of Construction Materials Through the Use of Interferometry David Guzman-Kern Marshall High School
Physics & Astronomy 11-Q-7 The Physics of Stringed Instruments Eleanor David McLean High School
Physics & Astronomy 12-Q-2 Examining the Relationship Between Angular Velocity, Linear Velocity, and Height in Gymnastics Antonio Maravilla Robinson Secondary School
Physics & Astronomy TM-Q-10 Most Efficient Spacing Between Weight Regarding Crossing a One-Rope Bridge Zachary Poche, Samantha Raatz, Mason Raatz Lake Braddock Secondary School
Plant Sciences 9-R-1 The Effect Of Acid Rain On Plant Growth Maya Littman Fairfax High School
Plant Sciences 9-R-4 The Effect of the Type of Green Material Used on pH Level of Compost Gayatri Kamtala Westfield High School
Plant Sciences 11-R-2 The Complexity of Root Structure on Different Masses of an Inert Medium in a Kratky Method Hydroponic System Andrew Ghusn Marshall High School
Plant Sciences 11-R-4 The Effect of Light Exposure on the Bioluminescence of Dinoflagellates Joshua Gurdak Marshall High School
Plant Sciences TM-R-8 The Effect of Heavy Metals (Nickel) on the Growth of Wisconsin Fast Plants Rylee Abell, Patricia Burgess, Emily Cator Hayfield Secondary School
Plant Sciences TM-R-11 The Effect of City Light Pollution on The Development of Urban Plantlife Laila Leak, Gracyn Redding South County High School
Plant Sciences TM-R-13 Auxin Hydroponics Lilie Puck-Karam, Rowan Rosenblum, Colin Cunningham Woodson High School
Robotics & Intelligent Machines 9-S-1 Skin cancer diagnosis using deep neural networks Alec Agayan Herndon High School
Robotics & Intelligent Machines 11-S-1 Using permutation based transformer neural networks to classify synthetic and man-made text  Nitish Sreeram Centreville High School
Robotics & Intelligent Machines 11-S-2 Snow shoveling robot  Adriana Lazo Edison High School
Robotics & Intelligent Machines 11-S-4 Predicting Wheelchair Access with AutoML Vision Custom Object Modeling Van Olson South Lakes High School
Robotics & Intelligent Machines TM-S-2 The Effect of Time on the Learning Capability and Proficiency of a Neural Network Jameson Brewer, Gavin Brownstein, Chris Hall Chantilly High School
Robotics & Intelligent Machines TM-S-5 Real-Time Domestic Robotics: Implementing Object Classification Neural Networks to Identify Dogs into a Robotic Dog Door Jennifer Chu, Tristan Scott Oakton High School
Robotics & Intelligent Machines TM-S-6 The Effect of Distance of a Classifier From a Conveyor Belt, on the Accuracy of an Artificial Neural Net in Identifying Fossils Species in Multiple Environments Ryan Gray, Andersen Xue South Lakes High School
Systems Software 11-T-1 Maintaining Anonymity in Distributed Cyber Reconnaissance through Obfuscation David Rudo Centreville High School
Systems Software TM-T-2 A Novel Approach to Textual Fake News Detection With Deep Recurrent Neural Networks Krish Ganotra, Caroline Sun Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Systems Software TM-T-4 ADS (Adaptable DNS Sinkhole): A portable device implementation of secure DNS filtering utilizing DNSSEC over a USB interface Aaron Amartuvshin, Collin Ollis, Samuel Park Woodson High School
Translational Medical Sciences 10-U-1 What is the most effective, affordable, and practical source of clean fuel for cooking in third world countries? Ryan Murray Lake Braddock Secondary School
Biomedical Engineering 10-V-1 Wifi-enabled Blood Sugar Monitoring System Anthony Bowers Langley High School
Biomedical Engineering 11-V-1 Opidroid: A fully autonomous, dynamic opioid administration platform for post operative pain remediation  Andrew Tran Justice High School
Biomedical Engineering 11-V-2 Portable ECG to Monitor Heart Rhythm and Detect Irregularities: Designing A Wearable Device Christian Yupanqui Madison High School
Biomedical Engineering TM-V-2 The Effect of an Artificial Pancreas on the Stabilization of Glucose Levels in the Human Body  Nicole Caldwell, Isabel So, Nichole Teifer Hayfield Secondary School

Third Place

Category Project Code Project Title Student(s) School
Animal Sciences 10-A-4 The Effect of W. somnifera on Planaria Memory after Regeneration Kairavi Dandekar Westfield High School
Animal Sciences TM-A-1 The Effect of Roundup Weedkiller on Mealworms Kailash Iyer, Mualikrishnan Srikanth Chantilly High School
Behavioral & Social Sciences TM-B-1 The Effect of Quantity on Ant Communication Katerina Cneazev, Zoe Rosas Chantilly High School
Behavioral & Social Sciences TM-B-3 The Effect of Growing up in a Multilingual Home on English Vocabulary Brianna Mathis, Audrey Weeks Madison High School
Biochemistry 11-C-3 The Effect of Increasing Salt Content on Water's Viscosity Nikita Athawale Marshall High School
Biochemistry 12-C-4 What's the effect of pH on the time of catalyze reaction of amylase on starch? Harumi Noda Andrade Robinson Secondary School
Biochemistry TM-C-4 The effect of the colored light on how bright the bioluminescence is produced Kenny Nguyen, Kevin Nguyen Falls Church High School
Biomedical & Health Sciences 11-D-2 The Effects of Teeth-Whitening Products on Coffee-Stained Eggshells Carolyn Bonafede Woodson High School
Biomedical & Health Sciences 12-D-6 The Effect of Ginger on E.coli Bacteria Growth Areeba Hamid Mount Vernon High School
Biomedical & Health Sciences TM-D-1 The Effect of Different Suture Techniques on Skin Durability and Bacteria Growth Resistance Sreya Devarakonda, Hyewon Jung Chantilly High School
Biomedical & Health Sciences TM-D-3 Beat that Bacteria Deema Osman, Ayat Younis King Abdullah Academy
Biomedical & Health Sciences TM-D-4 The Effects of Different Stimuli on Intensity/Frequency of Migraines Sarah Kersten, Elsa Marsden Madison High School
Cellular & Molecular Biology TM-E-2 The Effect of Different Catalase Concentrations on the Decomposition Rate of Hydrogen Peroxide Jenny Tran, Melanie Vargas Falls Church High School
Chemistry 10-F-1 The Effect of Salinity and Cabbage Type on the pH level of Kimchi Michael Park Lake Braddock Secondary School
Chemistry 10-F-5 The Effect of the Location of Drinking Water on Water Quality Lexi Chiu Herndon High School
Chemistry 10-F-8 The Effect of Temperature on Chemical Reaction Rate in UV Beads Ingrid Mandala-Kol South Lakes High School
Chemistry 11-F-2 Temperature and Vitamin C Concentration Teresa Capuano-Rizzo Marshall High School
Chemistry 12-F-2 The Effect of Price of Antacids on the Strength of Antacid Tablet Chris Suppa Robinson Secondary School
Chemistry 12-F-8 Testing the Effect of Heat on the Oxidizing Power of Bleach Fiona Smith Robinson Secondary School
Chemistry TM-F-7 The Effect of Sugar Solutions on an Apple's Brownness Claire Kathman, Rachel Pritz Lake Braddock Secondary School
Chemistry TM-F-10 The Effect of Household Solvents on Permanent Markers Lily Amin, Baanee Raheja Robinson Secondary School
Chemistry TM-F-14 Biodiesel Quantity vs. Different Types of Oils Asma Abdi, Lydia Addisalem, Jadyn Blackmon South County High School
Chemistry TM-F-23 What  is the best natural cleaner? Hibah Malik, Maya Ramos, Zuha Taha Lee High School
Computational Biology & Bioinformatics TM-G-2 The Relationship between Facial Recognition Technology and the Facial Recognition Ability of Alzheimer's Patients Lauren Meeks, Kristina Schatz, Jane Yi Lake Braddock Secondary School
Earth & Environmental Sciences 9-H-2 The Effect of the pH of Water on Mussels  Riya Menon Fairfax High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences 9-H-5 The Effect of Saltwater on Drinking Straw Decomposition Catherine Doan Woodson High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences 10-H-2 The Biodegradability of Different Bioplastics Frankie Sellars Westfield High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences 10-H-4 The Effect of Different Additives to Bioplastic Samples and Their Qualities  Kristupas Vorobjovas Fairfax High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences TM-H-2 Plant responses to sulfur dioxide pollution Yihan Liu, Haobin Yu Westfield High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences TM-H-12 The Effect of Wind Turbine Blade Surface Area on Voltage and Current Output Owen Barr, Mike Oelschlager West Potomac High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences TM-H-16 Algae and Its Role in Climate Change Sundus Ahmed, Makda Dejene, Sumaya Gaal Justice High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences TM-H-17 The Effects of Dinoflagellates on Water Quality Relating to the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Niveen Abdul-Mohsen, Sitina Mesfin Lake Braddock Secondary School
Earth & Environmental Sciences TM-H-18 The Effect of Different Dispersants on the Concentration of Oil in Water Reilly Clautice, Jake Cooper, Jack Taylor West Potomac High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences TM-H-23 The Effect of Cleaning Methods on Speed to Clean up Oil Spills Samik Bhinge, Chris Kang, Kaden Nguyen Woodson High School
Energy: Chemical TM-J-1 Different Metals on Conductivity of Microbial Fuel Cells Mario Solis, Mohtashin Talukder Justice High School
Energy: Chemical TM-J-3 The Effect of Type of Solar Panel on Efficiency Logan Tolbert, Jonathan Wu Oakton High School
Energy: Physical 10-K-1 The perfect angle of incidence for a solar panel Duy Nguyen Falls Church High School
Energy: Physical 10-K-2 The Effect of Design on Wind Turbine Efficiency Boingoc Nguyen Lake Braddock Secondary School
Energy: Physical TM-K-2 The Effect of Different Cooling Solutions on Computer CPU Temperatures Remi Pepelko, Brady Pettengill Herndon High School
Energy: Physical TM-K-6 The Effect of Insulation on Temperature Maddie Ewers, Jill Schmid Herndon High School
Engineering Mechanics 10-L-2 The Effect of the Amount of Light on Resistance of a Photoresistor Izzy Teinfalt Annandale High School
Engineering Mechanics 10-L-7 How Fluid Types Affect Hydraulics Yuvraj Sehgal Westfield High School
Engineering Mechanics 11-L-1 AC Efficiency: The Effects of Fan Speed on Air Flow Restriction  Mina Gorani Marshall High School
Engineering Mechanics 11-L-5 Effect of Ceiling Height on Room Temperature Ayesha Mahajabin Marshall High School
Engineering Mechanics TM-L-2 Effect of road factors and different routes on departure time Tyler Schroder, Nikki Van Nostrand Centreville High School
Engineering Mechanics TM-L-3 Creating Impact Protection for Vehicle Doors Ethan Camarillo, Charles Wilkinson Edison High School
Engineering Mechanics TM-L-4 The effect of propeller design on the velocity of a submersible Amit Panchal, Omer Uslu Fairfax High School
Engineering Mechanics TM-L-13 The effect of the diameter of nitinol wire on the shape memory effect David Wu, Daniel Yang, Joseph Yang Woodson High School
Engineering Mechanics TM-L-16 The Effect of the Shape of an Airfoil on Lift Generated Brandon Dawson, Elliot Evans South County High School
Environmental Engineering TM-M-3 The Effect of Different Materials on the Amount of Motor Oil Absorbed Amanda Chiem, Anh Quach Falls Church High School
Environmental Engineering TM-M-4 Comparing store bought tomato seeds to freshly grown tomato seeds Caleb Dyson, Katelyn Jenkins, Nour Kassem Lee High School
Environmental Engineering TM-M-5 The Effect of Different Energy Sources on a Model Car's Speed Parker Adams, Audrey Swanson Mount Vernon High School
Environmental Engineering TM-M-8 The Effect of Mixing Paper with Concrete on its Strength  Mariem Ahmed, Blen Gezahegn, Amrita Singh Lee High School
Materials Science 11-N-1 Ceramic Art - The Light of My Life Allyson Bruno Marshall High School
Materials Science TM-N-2 Using nanotechnology to clean up oil spills  Lauryn Mills, Yasmin Suleiman Annandale High School
Materials Science TM-N-3 The effect of the material used for soundproofing on the absorption of sound Minh Nguyen, Avinab Shrestha Falls Church High School
Materials Science TM-N-4 The Effect of Type of Pavement on the Amount of Heat It Absorbs Sarah Deller, Linnea Francois Madison High School
Mathematics 10-O-1 How do different JAVA IDE's compare when it comes to how fast they execute a math function? Toarpakai Samim Hayfield Secondary School
Microbiology 11-P-3 Just How Safe is Your Refrigerator Water? Page Schiavone Herndon High School
Physics & Astronomy 11-Q-8 The Effect of Different Designs on a Wing on Lift Jaden Bailey Mount Vernon High School
Physics & Astronomy 11-Q-9 The Effect of Attack Angle on Downforce Produced Palmer Kasprowicz South Lakes High School
Physics & Astronomy 12-Q-3 The relationship between the temperature of water and the speed of an object travelling through it Kingsley Dwomoh Edison High School
Physics & Astronomy TM-Q-2 The Effect of the Angle of Projection on the Accuracy of Returning a Shot in Tennis Sophie Myers, Sarah Myers Edison High School
Physics & Astronomy TM-Q-5 How Temperature Effects the Frequency and Linear Expansion of String Instruments Sloane Daly, Caroline Grass, Samantha Lauer Lake Braddock Secondary School
Physics & Astronomy TM-Q-14 The Effect of Volume of Water on the Pitch Produced Anabelle Lee, Isabel Pho Annandale High School
Plant Sciences 9-R-3 Does non-organic fertilizer produce faster plant growth than organic fertilizer? Julia Key Lake Braddock Secondary School
Plant Sciences 9-R-9 The Effect of Magnetic Fields on Plant Height and Gravitropism Kiara Fenn Fairfax High School
Plant Sciences 10-R-3 The Effect of Growing Lettuce with Hydroponics on the Growth of Lettuce Erin Nolasco Fairfax High School
Plant Sciences 11-R-1 Phosphate Nutrient Effect on Height and Germination Rate of Radish Seeds Yasmin Mohran Marshall High School
Plant Sciences 11-R-3 The Effect of a Carbon Solution on the Rate of Photosynthesis Caroline Sullivan Marshall High School
Plant Sciences 12-R-1 The Effect of Chlorophyll Concentration on the Rate of Photosynthesis Nhi Vo Lee High School
Plant Sciences 12-R-5 The Effect of Varying Ethanol Concentrations on the Growth of Lima Bean Plants Abby Potoker Robinson Secondary School
Plant Sciences TM-R-6 The Invasive Plants' Effects on Native Plants' Condition and Height  Akalagada Dora, Ganesh Rayavarapu Chantilly High School
Plant Sciences TM-R-7 Hydroponic plant growth  Sabba Geffa, Mestawet Perry Edison High School
Plant Sciences TM-R-10 The Effect of Different Natural Fertilizers on Bean Plant Growth Arielle Kim, Emily Yu Oakton High School
Plant Sciences TM-R-12 The Effect of Different Plants on the Amount of CO2 in the Air Ethan Brodie, Aaron Kopp, Michael Weinraub West Potomac High School
Plant Sciences TM-R-16 The Effect of an Edible Algae Type on the Amount of Oxygen Produced During a Photosynthetic Reaction in Two Hours Aymen Omara, The-Vinh Tran-Luu McLean High School
Robotics & Intelligent Machines 10-S-1 Automatic Detection and Classification of Intracranial Hemorrhage Tarushii Goel Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Robotics & Intelligent Machines TM-S-3 Using Pac-Man to Study Artificial Intelligence James Byrum, Evan Zimmer Hayfield Secondary School
Systems Software TM-T-1 The Effect of Sorting Algorithms on Sort Time Rayan Adib, Evan Weiler Edison High School
Systems Software TM-T-3 Is Your Password Really Safe? Vipra Bhat, Jack Friess Westfield High School
Translational Medical Sciences 11-U-1 Analyzing Honey Variants for Antibacterial Activity on Legionella pneumophila Carson Shin Oakton High School
Translational Medical Sciences TM-U-2 The Electrolyte Experiment Natania Elias, Barbara Soto Lake Braddock Secondary School
Biomedical Engineering TM-V-4 A Scientific Study to Determine the Effect of Running Mechanics on Knee Joint Health McKency Flores-Pena, Ibby Hussain, Robert Nachnani Mount Vernon High School

Honorable Mention

Category Project Code Project Title Student(s) School
Animal Sciences 9-A-1 The prevention of aquatic invasive species by vacuum pressure Isaac First Fairfax High School
Animal Sciences 9-A-2 The Effect of Stressful Habitats on How Much a Meal Worm Eats Camilla Wynes South Lakes High School
Animal Sciences 10-A-2 Can we use Daphnia to monitor water toxicity?  AhmadShaheer Enayat Fairfax High School
Animal Sciences 10-A-3 The Impact on Honey Bees of Increasingly Difficult Paths to Reach a Feeding Angelica Lisle Lake Braddock Secondary School
Animal Sciences 12-A-1 The Effect of Different Prosthetic Styles on the Recovery of Sea Turtles CeVante Magwood Mount Vernon High School
Animal Sciences TM-A-3 The Effect of Caffeine on the Heart Rate of Daphnia Phoebe Ngo, Elycia Woodham South County High School
Biochemistry 11-C-1 The Effect of Catalase on the Amount of Oxygen Produced Heather Maxwell Marshall High School
Biochemistry TM-C-3 The Effect of Natural Chemicals on the Break Down of Organic and Non Organic Tampons Sarah Mohamed, Abigail Nasse Edison High School
Biomedical & Health Sciences 10-D-3 Petroleum Jelly and Lanolin's Occlusiveness on Evaporation Dan Nguyen Hayfield Secondary School
Biomedical & Health Sciences 10-D-5 Determining the Most Responsible Brand of Bread to Purchase based on Nutrition, Affordability, and Environmental Responsibility Skylar Thomas Lake Braddock Secondary School
Biomedical & Health Sciences 12-D-1 The Effect of Exercise on a Teen's Heart Rate Katherine Ngo Lee High School
Biomedical & Health Sciences 12-D-2 The Effect of Distance vs. Sprinting on an Athlete's H+ Ions level Rachael De VIlle Mount Vernon High School
Biomedical & Health Sciences 12-D-5 Does Elevation of the Lower Limbs Have an Effect on a Person's Blood Pressure? Wesley Mok Lee High School
Biomedical & Health Sciences 12-D-8 What is the Effect of 6 Coughs on Heart Rate? Peter Phouminh Lee High School
Biomedical & Health Sciences TM-D-2 The Effect of Natural Oils vs Over-the-Counter Acne Medications on Inhibiting the Growth of E. coli Bacteria Fatima Baloul, Amira Mohamed Edison High School
Biomedical & Health Sciences TM-D-9 The Amount of Glucose in Saliva Kunal Mansukhani, Tj Torregrossa Madison High School
Biomedical & Health Sciences TM-D-10 Which home remedy is most effective for combating strep throat? Anaa Abu-Jamous, Lisa Anderson Edison High School
Cellular & Molecular Biology 11-E-1 Brilliant Brainless Blobs: Physarum polycephalum's Ability to Locate and Eliminate Inactive Portions of its Cytoplasm, and its Potential in Network Optimization and Development Ryan Chou McLean High School
Cellular & Molecular Biology 12-E-1 Bromelain Enzyme Function on Gelatin Cubes Caitlin Centineo Robinson Secondary School
Cellular & Molecular Biology 12-E-3 The Effect Of Ultraviolet Light On The Growth Of Bacteria  Kaitlyn Ellis Robinson Secondary School
Cellular & Molecular Biology TM-E-3 The Effect of Local Northern Virginian Honey and Commercial Manuka Honey on E. coli Amber Christensen, Isabela Jesse Justice High School
Cellular & Molecular Biology TM-E-4 The effect of different covering sneeze methods on the amount of germs spread Ethan Johnson, Jacob White Woodson High School
Chemistry 9-F-3 Is it Possible to Replace the Almond Flour in a Macaron? Adia Elcock Woodson High School
Chemistry 10-F-3 The Effect of Sugar Type on Yeast Fementation Sofia Marigliano Annandale High School
Chemistry 10-F-7 The Effect of Concentration of Salt on Voltage Produced Michael Kuligowski Langley High School
Chemistry 11-F-1 The Effect of the Amount of CaCl on Temperature Jenna Grigsby Edison High School
Chemistry 11-F-3 Effect of Waterproofing Sprays on Sneaker Material Mand Jasim South County High School
Chemistry 11-F-4 The Effect of Heat on the Hydrolysis of Starch Araya Sojo Edison High School
Chemistry 12-F-7 The Effect of Heat On Vitamin C Content in Lemon Juice Sophia Gospodinova Robinson Secondary School
Chemistry TM-F-4 The effect of different brands of laundry detergents on a t-shirt stain (ketchup) Michael Messeh, Bruke Yimer Wolle Falls Church High School
Chemistry TM-F-6 Water Electrolysis Teddy Cohen, Maximilian Van Zandt Justice High School
Chemistry TM-F-9 The Effect of a Meat-Based Diet on the Mass of Millipedes Syntyche Assiobo, Daniella Flores Mount Vernon High School
Chemistry TM-F-17 The effect of different sodas on the amount of tooth decay Sydney Antoncic, Connor Haas, Michael Hart Westfield High School
Chemistry TM-F-19 The Effect of Varying pH Levels on the Denaturation Rate of Protein Sophia Cicero, Macy Lindblom, Renee Temple West Potomac High School
Chemistry TM-F-22 What is the effect of water temperature in a luminol solution? Leah Endale, Franklin Escobar Edison High School
Chemistry TM-F-24 The Analysis of Vitamin C Concentrations within Oranges as a Function of Time Taylor Le, Mugi Murugavel, Ronit Reddy South County High School
Computational Biology & Bioinformatics 10-G-1 An Application of the Theory of Hamilton's Rule: A Computer Simulation of Kin-Based Altruism Using Object-Oriented Programming Fiona Dreesbach Hayfield Secondary School
Computational Biology & Bioinformatics 10-G-2 Unsupervised Learning to aid Gene Therapy Prabhath Tangella Westfield High School
Computational Biology & Bioinformatics 10-G-3 In Silico Molecular Simulation Studies on Human Leukotriene A4 Hydrolase Suruthikha Vijay Woodson High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences 10-H-1 Bloom'n Algae:  The effect of nutrient rich pollutants on algae growth  Nicole Jones West Potomac High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences 10-H-6 Which roofing materials have the greatest effect on surrounding air temperature? Brayden Sichenze Madison High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences 10-H-10 Does nitrogen stunt marine plant growth? Veda Kalwala Westfield High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences 11-H-4 The Effect of Atmospheric Conditions On the Output of Solar Panels Benjamin Miller Woodson High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences 12-H-4 Simulating Conditions for Methanogenesis in Eutrophic Lakes Under Projected Late 21st Century Climate Conditions Samuel Wright Woodson High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences TM-H-1 So Many pHreaking Shrimp! Danielle Gipson, Allison Kim, Jaden Reasor Woodson High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences TM-H-9 Drink Up Ayla Kishi, Layan Abdelrahman, Mariam Said King Abdullah Academy
Earth & Environmental Sciences TM-H-14 The Effects of Water Filtration Using Natural Materials on Stream Water Jenna Khieu, Jodi Tay Falls Church High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences TM-H-15 The effect of different samples of water on ph  Ikraam Ahmed, Isabella Ghile, Serin Kim Herndon High School
Earth & Environmental Sciences TM-H-26 Airborne Chemicals and Human Health: The Effect of Vaporized Oils on pH Solution  Hugo Liu, Ethan Maddox Falls Church High School
Energy: Chemical 9-J-1 The Effect of Layers of Earth on Methane Production by Decomposing Produce Heather Schneider Chantilly High School
Energy: Physical TM-K-5 Using calorimetry to measure energy output of household waste Sam Bachmore, Carter Hamilton, Sam Watterson West Potomac High School
Engineering Mechanics 10-L-3 Emergency Rappelling Device (E.R.D.) Ryan DAquila Langley High School
Engineering Mechanics 10-L-4 Creating a Robotic Glove To Aid People With Disabilities Andor Budinszky Madison High School
Engineering Mechanics TM-L-1 The Coolest Cooler Brent Sanchez, Evan Trachsel Annandale High School
Engineering Mechanics TM-L-10 The Effect of Wing Design on Laminar Flow Peter Chu, Bradley Hales Mount Vernon High School
Engineering Mechanics TM-L-15 How to Make a Water Filter Pengrui Chen, Muge Yang Langley High School
Environmental Engineering TM-M-1 The Effect of the Color of Concrete on the Rate of Heat Transfer Isabel Quintana, Darius Walker Edison High School
Materials Science 9-N-1 The effect of cream of tartar on the time it takes for meringue to form 1 inch stiff peaks Lauren Merola Herndon High School
Materials Science TM-N-7 A Comparison Between the Thermal Reflectivity of the Shiny and Dull Faces of the Aluminum Foil Gabrielle Armstrong, Logan Bishop, Brady Stump Woodson High School
Mathematics 9-O-1 Linear vs. Logarithmic Changes Fetin Hussain Pinnacle
Mathematics TM-O-1 Effect of various basketball metrics on predictive ability for points scored per game Gabriel Dade, Obinna Ekeagwu Mount Vernon High School
Microbiology 11-P-5 The Use of Graphite in Water Purification Systems Rohan Bajpai Marshall High School
Microbiology 12-P-2 The effect of different brands of toothpastes on bacteria growth Amia Jackson Robinson Secondary School
Microbiology TM-P-3 The Effect of Light Exposure on Bioluminescense in Dinoflagellates Jordan Phan, Annie Tran South County High School
Physics & Astronomy 10-Q-4 The effect of the size of windmill blade on amount of voltage produced Ryan McConaghie Westfield High School
Physics & Astronomy 10-Q-6 The Effect of the Size of the Side Fins on a Rocket on the Stability of the Rocket Lydia Perkins Mount Vernon High School
Physics & Astronomy 11-Q-3 Eratosthenes' measurement of the Earth's circumference Rares Gherman Edison High School
Physics & Astronomy 11-Q-4 The effect of temperature on the stretch of a Nickel Titanium metal spring Bereket Bessie Justice High School
Physics & Astronomy 12-Q-1 The effect of wing sweep on the critical angle of attack of an airfoil Erich Patterson Falls Church High School
Physics & Astronomy TM-Q-1 Copper Accelerator Yohan Doan, Michael Haile, Philip Ho Lee High School
Physics & Astronomy TM-Q-3 A Car's Size vs. Its Lift and Drag  Destinee Biyoudi-Monthe, Maha Khan,  Lee High School
Physics & Astronomy TM-Q-4 Electromagnetic Radiation Bayan Al Dhabah, Jwan Al Sharif King Abdullah Academy
Physics & Astronomy TM-Q-8 The Effect of External Airbags on Car Crash Force Adam Bao, Evan Bednarek, Robert Lamb West Potomac High School
Physics & Astronomy TM-Q-9 The Effect of the Different Densities of Liquids on the Angle of Refraction of a Laser Pointer Shined Through Them Nathan Ong, Muhammad Vasal Annandale High School
Physics & Astronomy TM-Q-13 The effect of different dimensions of wood on a boomilever's efficiency Ahmed Abbas, Hieu Vu Justice High School
Plant Sciences 9-R-2 The Effect of Different Types of Water on the Growth of Aquatic Plants Sreevamsee Koganti Falls Church High School
Plant Sciences 9-R-5 How The Amount Of Nutrient Effects The Growth Of Hydroponic Tomatoes  Tyler Alcorn Woodson High School
Plant Sciences 9-R-7 The Effect of Berry Species on Dye Quality Elizabeth Teleguine South Lakes High School
Plant Sciences 10-R-1 The Effect of Magnesium Silicate on Photosynthesis rate of Carolina Fast Plants through root application Maggie Bibb Westfield High School
Plant Sciences 10-R-5 The Effect of Rhizobacteria on the Growth of Cucumber Plants Shreya Aravindan Westfield High School
Plant Sciences 12-R-2 The Effect of Compost on Radicle Length Jeanne Seanor Robinson Secondary School
Plant Sciences 12-R-3 What is the effect of types of rooting hormones on the height of rose plant cuttings? Ashfia Masud Lee High School
Plant Sciences 12-R-4 The Effect of different hydroponic environments on root growth Saher Hussain Mount Vernon High School
Plant Sciences TM-R-4 The Effect of Plant Density on Plant Growth Meredith Endres, Fiona Jeweler Edison High School
Plant Sciences TM-R-9 The Effect of Magnetic Force on Plant Growth Caleb Arp, Neel Sankhe, Isa Suliman Herndon High School
Robotics & Intelligent Machines 9-S-3 The Effect of Exposure on AI Detection Joseph Attia Herndon High School
Systems Software 10-T-1 On-Orbit Collision Modeling and Prediction Andrew Basin Madison High School
Biomedical Engineering TM-V-6 The Effect of Liquid Solutions on Air Pressure Ethan Hanson, Chris Hewitt, Wes Hutcherson West Potomac High School