CSEF Category Awards: 2018
Applied Mechanics & Structures

Senior Division


Awards Ceremony photo to come

S0329 — First Place
Jeffrey J. Wisoff, Grade 10
What Does the Brain Feel? Assessing Skull to Brain Impact Dynamics to Inform Improved Bicycle Helmet Design
Advisor: Mr. Jonathan Brix
School: Amador Valley High School, Pleasanton, Alameda County
S0320 — Second Place
Benjamin C. Liu, Grade 11
Development of a Fully-Integrated Microfluidic System for Rapid Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases and Cancer
Advisor: Dr. Eva Mcghee
School: Arcadia High School, Arcadia, Los Angeles County
S0317 — Third Place
Rei J. Landsberger, Grade 12
Design and Mechanical Analysis of a Promising Hip Prosthesis Using Quaternions
Advisor: Ms Melissa Klose
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estates, Los Angeles County
S0313 — Fourth Place
Ken T. Hinh, Grade 12
Optimizing Architecture of Bioprinted Cardiac Tissue
Advisor: Mr. Patrick Allamandola
School: Hill (Andrew) High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S0301 — Honorable Mention
Ainesh Arumugam, Grade 11
Fabricating Suspended Carbon Microfibers for 3D Carbon Microelectromechanical Systems Using Nearfield Electrospinning
Advisor: Mr. Tim Smay
School: University High School, Irvine, Orange County
S0302 — Honorable Mention
Ansel R. Austin, Grade 10
The Boxfish Advantage: A Novel Biomimetic AUV Design for Coral Habitat Research
Advisor: Mr. George Sousa
School: Valley Christian Junior High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S0311 — Honorable Mention
Laura Gong, Grade 11
Optimal Multi-Renewable Energy Generator: Year 2
Advisor: Ms. Julie Munoz
School: Palos Verdes High School, Palos Verdes Estates, Los Angeles County
S0324 — Honorable Mention
Mia A. Placencia, Grade 11
An Assessment of the Effectiveness of Human Hair Hygrometers
Advisor: Mr. Riccardo Magni
School: Pioneer Valley High School, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County
S0325 — Honorable Mention
Remy A. Reeb, Grade 10
Reducing the Incidence of Scald Burns in Children Age Five and Under
Advisor: Mrs. Jeanette Lopatka
School: Cathedral Catholic High School, San Diego, San Diego County

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