2017 ISEF Results

Congratulations to all of the Hawaii Delegates to the 2016 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair!  Approximately 1800 hundred students from 75 countries around the globe participated this year in Los Angeles, California from May 14th to 19th.  Despite the stiff competition, our Hawaii students took home numerous awards!  The results of the fair are listed below.

 

GRAND AWARDS

BEST IN CATEGORY CELLULAR AND MICROBIOLOGY
Davey Huang, Iolani
A Morphokinetic and Machine Learning Model for Aneuploidy Screening of Human Preimplantation Embryos
$5,000 Reward

1ST PLACE IN CELLULAR AND MICROBIOLOGY
Davey Huang, Iolani
A Morphokinetic and Machine Learning Model for Aneuploidy Screening of Human Preimplantation Embryos
$3,000 Reward

3RD PLACE IN ENGINEERING MECHANICS
Alex Yamada & Eric Schlitzkus, Pearl City
Cost-Effective Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) for Ecological Analysis
$1,000 Reward

3RD PLACE IN BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES
Emily Yang, Kalani High
The Effects of Amino Acids on Preimplantation Mouse Embryo Development
$1,000 Reward

4TH PLACE IN EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
Jared Goodwin, Hilo High
Arsenic Contamination through Tsunami Wave Movement in Hawaii: Investigating the Concentration of Heavy Metals in the Soil from the 1960 Hilo, Hawaii Tsunami
$500 Reward

 

Special Awards

AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION
Ben Weiss, Kalaheo High
Suggested Memory Therapy: A Novel Treatment for Psychological Inflexibility
3rd Award - $500 Reward

AMERICAN GEOSCIENCES INSTITUTE
Jared Goodwin, Hilo High
Arsenic Contamination through Tsunami Wave Movement in Hawaii: Investigating the Concentration of Heavy Metals in the Soil from the 1960 Hilo, Hawaii Tsunami
3rd Award - $500 Reward

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
Evelyn Haase, Molokai High
Developing a pH Sensor Using a Raspberry Pi to Monitor Ocean Acidification, Year Two
Four Year Scholarship and Monetary Reward

PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE SOCIETY
Davey Huang, Iolani
A Morphokinetic and Machine Learning Model for Aneuploidy Screening of Human Preimplantation Embryos
2nd Award - $500 Reward

ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF THE PACIFIC AND THE AMERICAN ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY
Erica Sawczynec, Kihei Charter
Determining the Ages and Distances of Open Clusters
2nd Award - $500 Reward

CHINA ASSOCIATION FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Davey Huang, Iolani
A Morphokinetic and Machine Learning Model for Aneuploidy Screening of Human Preimplantation Embryos
1st Award - $1,200 Reward

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Jared Goodwin, Hilo High
Arsenic Contamination through Tsunami Wave Movement in Hawaii: Investigating the Concentration of Heavy Metals in the Soil from the 1960 Hilo, Hawaii Tsunami
$500 Reward

AMERICAN STATISTICAL ASSOCIATION
Davey Huang, Iolani
A Morphokinetic and Machine Learning Model for Aneuploidy Screening of Human Preimplantation Embryos
1st Award - $1,500 Reward

 

ISEF 2017

Congratulations to all our Hawaii student finalists that did exceptionally well at the 2017 Intel International Science & Engineering Fair in Los Angeles, California! We are so proud of all of you. And a special congratulations to the following students that won grand and special awards. 

GRAND AWARDS

Best in Category, Cell & Molecular Biology (CELL) – Davey Huang, Iolani School,  Grade 11                                                                             1st Place in Cell & Molecular Biology (CELL) – Davey Huang, Iolani School, Grade 11                                                                                     3rd Place in Engineering Mechanics (ENMC) – Alex Yamada & Eric Schlitzkus, Pearl City High School, Grade 12/11                                     3rd Place in Biomedical & Health Sciences (BMED) – Emily Yang, Kalani High School, Grade 12                                                                     4th Place in Earth & Environmental Science (EAEV) – Jared Goodwin, Hilo High School, Grade 10

SPECIAL AWARDS

American Psychological Association – Benjamin Weiss, Kalaheo High School, Grade 10                                                                       American Geosciences Institute – Jared Goodwin, Hilo High School, Grade 10                                                                                         Arizona State University – Evelyn Haase, Molokai High School, Grade 10                                                                                             American Statistical Association – Davey Huang, Iolani School, Grade 11                                                                                           Astronomical Society of the Pacific – Erica Sawczynec, Kihei Public Charter School, Grade 12                                                                   China Association for Science & Technology – Davey Huang, Iolani School, Grade 11                                                                               NOAA – Jared Goodwin, Hilo High School, Grade 10                                                                                                                                   Patent & Trademark Office Security – Davey Huang, Iolani School, Grade 11

2016 HSSEF Award Ceremony Live Stream

For the first time ever, we will be streaming the Hawaii State Science Fair Awards Ceremony Live over the internet!

The broadcast will begin on March 30th, 2016 at 10:30am HST.

To view the video please click on the play button in the video box below, or you can stream the event live from Youtube by clicking on the following link:  https://youtu.be/JvpU5a-VzVY

2016 Calcium Signaling Conference

The Hawaii Academy of Science will be providing conference support for the 2016 Calcium Signaling Conference that will be held at the Hilton Hawaiian Village from April 7-9, 2016.  The Calcium Signal Conference will discuss the latest advances and breakthroughs in Calcium Signaling and will feature three Nobel laureates and many other leaders in their fields.  Please click the button below if you would like to learn more about this upcoming conference.

On-line Registration Teacher Workshops

Teachers!  Please join us at our On-line Registration Teacher Workshops.  These workshops will teach you how to guide your students through this year's on-line registration process.  Information for the two sessions can be found below and you can click the buttons to apply or view the events on the HAS calendar.

On-line Registration Training
Date: October 24, 2015
Time: 1pm - 3pm
Location: Hawaii Baptist Academy

On-line Registration Training
Date: October 24, 2015
Time: 9am - 11am
Location: Hawaii Baptist Academy

Build a Project Teacher Workshops

Teachers!  Please join us for our Build a Better Project Workshops.  These workshops are a great opportunity to learn how to better assist your students throughout the year as they build their science fair project.  Information for the two sessions can be found below or you can click on the button to view the calendar entries for both events.

Build a Better Project
Date: October 10, 2015
Time: 9am - 11am
Location: Island Pacific Academy

Build a Better Project
Date: September 12th, 2015
Time: 9am - 11am
Location: King Intermediate