CSSF Category Awards: 2016
Environmental Engineering

Junior Division


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J1002 — First Place
Adarsh S. Ambati, Grade 6 portrait
A Smart, Low Cost, Social Network Connected, Community Sprinkler System (IOT)
Advisor: Mr. Jeffrey Takemoto
School: Stratford Middle School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J1022 — Second Place
Arshia A. Mehta, Grade 8 portrait
Pure2: A Low Cost, Portable, Microbe-Resistant Water Filtering System Powered by Solar Radiation
Advisor: Mr. Gurpal Deol
School: Gale Ranch Middle School, San Ramon, Contra Costa County
J1018 — Third Place
Meagan Lee, Grade 8 portrait
Biodiesel: Fuel for the Future
Advisor: Mr. John Briner
School: Fairmont Private Junior High School, Anaheim, Orange County
J1006 — Fourth Place
Cynthia Chen, Grade 8 portrait
A Novel Method to Reduce Water Consumption in Germinating Seeds
Advisor: Dr. Thomas Artiss
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J1003 — Honorable Mention
Srinivas B. Balagopal, Grade 8 portrait
Effectiveness of Different Insect Shield Mesh Designs on the Amount of Water Collected through Fog Harvesting
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Challenger School - Shawnee, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J1010 — Honorable Mention
Athena F. Fung, Grade 8 portrait
A Bluer Ocean: Replacing Microplastics with Water-Soluble Bioplastics
Advisor: Mrs. Khadija Iyer
School: Kennedy (John F.) Middle School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County
J1013 — Honorable Mention
Megha Jain, Grade 8 portrait
The Water Friendly Toilet Tank: Saving Millions of Gallons of Water Daily
Advisor: Mrs. Darshana Shah
School: Portola (Gaspar de) Highly Gifted Magnet Middle School, Tarzana, Los Angeles County
J1020 — Honorable Mention
Michael G. Maregne, Grade 6 portrait
Dylan E. Shragg, Grade 6 portrait
Shade Balls: Sphere vs. Tetrahedron: Using Geometric Shapes to Reduce Evaporation in Open Air Reservoirs
Advisor: Mr. Ryan Lewis
School: Millikan Middle School, Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles County
J1029 — Honorable Mention
Vedha Santhosh, Grade 8 portrait
What Is the Effect of Using Bioplastic As a Packaging Alternative to Petroleum Based Packaging?
Advisor: Mrs. Bonny Basu
School: Challenger School - Shawnee, San Jose, Santa Clara County

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