CSSF Project Listings: 2016
Alternative Energy

Junior Division

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Anousha A. Athreya, Grade 6 portrait
The Effect of Organic Dye on Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell Efficiency
Advisor: Mr. Jeffrey Takemoto
School: Stratford Middle School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J0202 — Third Place
Josh C. Benson, Grade 8 portrait
Increasing the Useful Lifetime of Solar Panels
Advisor: Mr. Ryan Need
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
R. Rik Bose, Grade 8 portrait
Power Beneath Your Feet: Energy from Piezoelectric Elements
Advisor: Mr. Partha Bose
School: Warren (Earl) Junior High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
J0204 — Fourth Place
Jake D. Bringetto, Grade 8 portrait
Solar Energy: Increasing Power with Helio-Trackers and Fresnel Lenses
Advisor: Mrs. Tara Greenmyer
School: Rio Vista Middle School, Fresno, Fresno County
Remy S. Campbell, Grade 7 portrait
Sawmill Waste Biomass Powering the Future
Advisor: Mrs. Diana Skiles
School: Jacoby Creek Elementary School, Bayside, Humboldt County
Nicholas A. Drain, Grade 8 portrait
Artificial Turf Pool Heating
Advisor: Ms. Michelle Arias
School: El Cerrito Middle School, Corona, Riverside County
Victoria E. Eichhorn, Grade 6 portrait
Waste to Power
Advisor: Mr. Travis Eichhorn
School: Cain (E.V.) Middle School, Auburn, Placer County
Ryan S. Hogue, Grade 8 portrait
How the Concentration of Platinum in a Fuel Cell Membrane Electrode Assembly Affects Its Performance
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Grant K-8, San Diego, San Diego County
Kenny Hua, Grade 8 portrait
Waste Heat Recovery
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Jehue (William G.) Middle School, Colton, San Bernardino County
J0210 — Second Place
Masha Korolik, Grade 7 portrait
Solar Energy Concentrator Integrated into Windows: Smart Solar Energy Conversion
Advisor: Dr. Katrina Mikhaylich
School: Old Orchard School, Campbell, Santa Clara County
Cristofer Lortz, Grade 7 portrait
Oceanic Power: Oscillating Water Column Generator
Advisor: Mr. Oscar Espinoza
School: Fleming (Alexander) Middle School, Lomita, Los Angeles County
Gunner H. McCormick, Grade 8 portrait
Stomp: Building an Energy Floor in Search for More Renewable Energy Sources
Advisor: Mrs. LeighAnn Work
School: Gateway Middle School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
Jeremy M. Ngo, Grade 8 portrait
Efficient Solar Panel Cooling for Power
Advisor: Mrs. Elaine Gillum
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Sahil D. Patel, Grade 8 portrait
Developing a Piezoelectric Roof
Advisor: Mrs. LeighAnn Work
School: Gateway Middle School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
Arya Rajesh, Grade 6 portrait
The Effect of the Layout of Piezoelectric Crystals on the Amount of Electrical Energy Generated
Advisor: Mrs. Pronati Mondal
School: Challenger School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J0216 — Honorable Mention
Rohit Ravi, Grade 8 portrait
Solar Tracker: An Optimal Method to Generate the Highest Energy
Advisor: Mrs. Vimala Sampath
School: Challenger School, Newark, Alameda County
J0217 — Honorable Mention
Anna T. Rioux, Grade 7 portrait
Engineering Clean Energy: Measuring Energy Production of a Microbial Fuel Cell Using Waste Materials
Advisor: Mrs. Vicky Rioux
School: St. Rose McCarthy School, Hanford, Kings County
Diptanshu Sikdar, Grade 6 portrait
Effect of Shapes of Solar Panels on the Generation of Electricity
Advisor: Mrs. Shalini D'Souza
School: Challenger School, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County
Toby J. Still, Grade 8 portrait
How Does Temperature Affect Solar Cells?
Advisor: Mr. David Marchetti
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
Surya C. Tallavarjula, Grade 6 portrait
To Characterize the Energy Loss for Different Types of Light Bulbs, and Ways to Recover & Reuse Some of the Energy Loss
Advisor: Dr. Sai Tallavarjula
School: Peterson (Marion A.) Middle School, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County
J0221 — First Place
Kaushik Sai Tota, Grade 7 portrait
Developing Magnesium Air Fuel Cells
Advisor: Dr. Youssef Ismail
School: Cupertino Middle School, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County
Adam Yang, Grade 8 portrait
Pee for Power: An Exp. to Find the Opt. Concentration of Urine to be Introduced to a MFC to Produce the Highest Voltage
Advisor: Mrs. Emily Hoffman
School: South Pasadena Middle School, South Pasadena, Los Angeles County
Franchesca E. Yonan, Grade 7 portrait
Power It Up! A Study of Solar Power vs. Angle and Time
Advisor: Mrs. Wendy Karnes
School: Stockdale Christian School, Bakersfield, Kern County

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