Kevin Lee from University High School and Austin Russell from Saint Margaret's Episcopal School received major awards for their projects at the 2012 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Pittsburgh, PA. Kevin and Austin represented Orange County and the OCSEF at the event. They were selected from among 40 projects at a preliminary judging competition for 9th through 12th grade students at UC Irvine on March 31st.
(Kevin Lee presentiing his project at the 57th OCSEF - April 10th, 2012)
Over 1,500 students from 70 countries competed at ISEF during a week-long competition from May 13-18, 2012. Click on http://www.societyforscience.org/intelisef2012 for more background information including the complete list of winning projects.
Kevin was a First Place winner in the Medicine and Health Sciences category with his project “Utility of the Spatial Peaks QRS-T Angle in Distinguishing Left Ventricular Hypertrophy from Athletic Heart Syndrome.” He received a $3,000 award for his efforts.
Austin Russell received three special awards and prizes totaling over $20,000 from the Air Force Research Laboratory on behalf of the United States Air Force, Ansaldo STS, and Ricoh Americas Corporation. His project was titled “Far-Field Wireless Power Transmission: A Novel Energy Efficient Method for Producing Spatially Dynamic Coherent Radiation in Real-Time.”
Congratulations to our Orange County winners!