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2013 Sigma Xi Awards at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
At this year's Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Phoenix, Arizona, Executive Director Dr. Jerry Baker presented several Sigma Xi awards for students and projects whose work best represented interdisciplinary research.
On May 16, Dr. Baker presented students with associate memberships in Sigma Xi, as well as divisional awards and cash prizes. In the Life Science division, Albert Kim of Manhasset Secondary School in Manhasset, New York, and Byeong Ho Jung of Herricks High School in New Hyde Park, New York, took top honors for their research into the causes of inflammatory bowel disease. For Physical Science, Shujat Ali Khan and Shamoon Syed Rizvi, both of East Meadow High School in East Meadow, New York, as well as Niranjan Balachandar and Nirali Kunjan Thakor, both of Shepton High School in Plano, Texas, shared the top award for their work in water distribution systems for third world countries and protein folding, respectively.
For a PDF of the winners please click here.
(Photograph courtesy of Society for Science & the Public.)