Only the top 30 projects are selected to be Hawaiʻi State Science and Engineering Fair qualifiers and move on the State competition. Of this 30, Cougars claimed 9 of those spots, almost 30%!
The top two projects have an automatic bid to the International Science and Engineering Fair of which, Brandon Nguyen received 2nd Place overall. Hoʻomaikaʻi Brandon! The ISEF will be held in Phoenix in May.
Congratulations to our HawaiSSEF qualifiers:
Brandon Nguyen - Best of Category: Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, 2nd Place Overall Finisher, International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) automatic qualifier
Ryan Nguyen - Best of Category: Cellular and Molecular Biology, Society for In Vitro Biology
Haley Lenander - Best of Category: Engineering Mechanics
Shelby Boyd - Best of Category: Materials Science, ASM Materials Education Foundation
Jeong Woo Yun - Best of Category: Systems Software
Jake Bernstein - HSSEF qualifier
Sean Bocirnea - American Meteorological Society, NOAA Pulse of the Planet
Kai Koyama - HSSEF qualifier
Grayson Taeza-Gutter - HSSEF qualifier
And Congratulations to all who entered. Great job, Cougars!
Ryan and Brandon Nguyen