Canadian Students Win Top 2 Prizes At International Secondary School Science Fair

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From: Society for Science and the Public

The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), a program of Society for Science & the Public (SSP), is the world’s largest international pre-college science competition.  Approximately 1,700 high school students from over 75 countries, regions and territories showcase their independent research as they compete for approximately $4 million in prizes. The Intel ISEF is the premier global science competition for students in grades 9–12.

CANADIAN STUDENTS TAKE 2015 TOP 2

17 year old Canadian Raymond Wang, , is a high school student in Vancouver, British Columbia.

17 year old Canadian Raymond Wang, , is a high school student in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Canadian Raymond Wang, 17, British Columbia has received the 2015 Gordon E. Moore Award of $75,000 for his project: a new air inlet system for airplane cabins to improve air quality and curb disease transmission.

Another BC student Nicole Ticea, 16, and Karan Jerath, 18, of Friendswood, Texas both received Intel Foundation Young Scientist Awards of $50,000 for developing an inexpensive, easy-to-use testing device to combat the high rate of undiagnosed HIV infection in low-income communities and refining and testing a novel device that should allow an undersea oil well to rapidly and safely recover following a blowout, respectively.

Intel ISEF 2016 will be held in Phoenix.

Intel ISEF is a program of Society for Science & the Public, sponsored through 2019 by Intel. The 2016 Intel ISEF will be held in Phoenix, USA.

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