On February 22, AYSI student and mentors competed at the annual Dallas Regional Science and Engineering Fair capturing 25% of the 1st Places (Advancing to the Texas State Science and Engineering Fair) and 38% of the Grand Prizes (Advancing to the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair).
AYSI students also received recognition from a variety of special award sponsors and corporations.
GRAND PRIZE (ADVANCING TO ISEF)
Life Sciences - John Rho (with partner Govardhan Poondi)
Life Sciences Runner-Up - Rachel Mammen
Physical Sciences Runner-Up - Alay Shah
FIRST PLACE (ADVANCING TO TXSEF)
Robotics and Intelligent Machines - Kevin Meng
Physics & Astronomy - Derek Qin
Computational Biology & Bioinformatics - John Rho
Plant Sciences - Rachel Mammen
Translational Medicine - Alay Shah
SECOND PLACE (ADVANCING TO TXSEF)
Biomedical Engineering - Andrei Spiride
Chemistry - Nicholas Zhong
Biochemistry - Lillian Ye
THIRD PLACE (ADVANCING TO TXSEF)
Computational Biology & Bioinformatics - Rithvik Ganesh
Embedded Systems - Arnold Venter
Earth & Environmental Systems - Ethan Zhao
Earth & Environmental Systems - Kevin Su (Junior Division)
Biomedical Engineering - Justin Rho & Sean Jannati
Behavioral Sciences - William Yan
Kevin Meng - U.S. Air Force - Certificate of Achievement
John Rho - Acoustical Society of America - Outstanding Senior Acoustic Project
Arnold Venter - Terracon, Inc. - Engineering Excellence Award, Senior Div. 3rd Place Individual
Derek Qin - Office of Naval Research - Naval Science Award, Senior Division, U.S. Air Force - Certificate of Achievement
Ethan Zhao - DFW Chapter of Hazardous Materials Managers - Honorable Mention
Next, AYSI members will prepare for the upcoming State and International Science Fairs. First, second, and third places will move on to the State Science Fair on March 27 & 28.
Congratulations to All !!!