CSEF Project Listings: 2019
Aerodynamics/ Hydrodynamics

Junior Division

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Arhana V. Aatresh, Grade 8 portrait
Over the Wing: Effect of Wind Speed, Temperature, and Wing Angle on an Electrically Propelled Blown Wing's Performance
Advisor: Mrs. Kameswari Rayaprolu
School: Challenger School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Natalie Araujo, Grade 8 portrait
Fredy Centeno, Grade 8 portrait
Melissa Perez, Grade 8 portrait
Blade Power
Advisor: Mrs. Carly Mahoney
School: Bobby Duke Middle School, Coachella, Riverside County
J0103 — Second Place
Ali H. Badawi, Grade 6 portrait
AnyFIN Is Possible! Testing Various Flyfishing Structures to Determine Which Fly Structure Has the Best Surface Tension
Advisor: Mrs. Rula Alshanableh
School: Al-Huda Islamic School, Hawthorne, Los Angeles County
J0104 — First Place
Emily E. Bell, Grade 8 portrait
Fin Shape's Effect on Altitude
Advisor: Ms. Angela Ward
School: Actis (O.J.) Junior High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
J0105 — Honorable Mention
Jacob N. Cho, Grade 7 portrait
Golf Ball Aerodynamics
Advisor: Mr. John Briner
School: Fairmont Private Junior High School, Anaheim, Orange County
J0106 — Honorable Mention
Warren K. Dao, Grade 8 portrait
Which Nose Cone Is the Best when Flown?
Advisor: Mr. Nathaniel Sapalicio
School: Monterey Highlands Elementary School, Monterey Park, Los Angeles County
J0107 — Third Place
Jennifer A. Dick-Peddie, Grade 7 portrait
Designing an Autogyro to Accurately Deliver a Payload to a Designated Landing Zone with the Slowest Descent Rate
Advisor: Mrs. Juliana West
School: Stratford Middle School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Lila E. Ekholdt, Grade 7 portrait
Panel Potential
Advisor: Mr. David Haller
School: Freshwater Elementary School, Eureka, Humboldt County
Eoghan T. Gloster, Grade 8 portrait
Impact of the Depth of the Dagger Board during Different Points of Sailing
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
Maxwell P. Gross, Grade 8 portrait
How Proximity to a Surface Affects the Lift of an Aircraft
Advisor: Mr. Wayne Conley
School: Pacific Collegiate School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
Charles Z. Huang, Grade 7 portrait
Dual-Purpose Boba Straw: Design and Implementation of a Novel Straw for Choke-Free and Pleasant Drinking Experiences
Advisor: Mrs. Heather Mackewicz
School: Stratford Middle School, Sunnyvale Raynor, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County
Iamanni A. Jackson, Grade 7 portrait
The Coanda Effect: Does Temperature Influence Its Power?
Advisor: Mrs. Laura Schultz
School: Cato (Paul L.) Middle, Bakersfield, Kern County
J0113 — Fourth Place
Aidan D. Land, Grade 7 portrait
Wingin' It: Design and Construction of a Modular Model Aircraft for Wing Studies
Advisor: Dr. Robert Dubrow
School: Tierra Linda Middle School, San Carlos, San Mateo County
Megan M. Maggiora, Grade 7 portrait
The Effect of Blade Variables on Wind Turbines
Advisor: Ms. Michelle Talavera
School: Accelerated Achievement Academy, Hollister, San Benito County
Gracyn E. Manley, Grade 8 portrait
The Power of Wind: What Effect Does Blade Angle Have on the Voltage Output of a Wind Turbine?
Advisor: Mrs. Rita Armstrong
School: Los Cerritos Middle School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
Martin Ok, Grade 6 portrait
Frisbee Aerodynamics: The Effects of Varying Weights and Angles
Advisor: Mrs. Elizabeth Kayee Conrad
School: McPherson Magnet School, Orange, Orange County
Michael J. Okawa, Grade 7 portrait
I'm a Big Fan: Determining What Shaped Blades Most Effectively Generate Power in Wind Turbines
Advisor: Mr. Shaine Rasmussen
School: Baechtel Grove Middle School, Willits, Mendocino County
Hunter S. Paris, Grade 8 portrait
Parachute Predicament
Advisor: Ms. Gaea Reid
School: Willits Charter School, Willits, Mendocino County
Beckett D. Pfahler, Grade 7 portrait
Airfoil Shape Effect on Lift
Advisor: Mrs. Sabitha Chanduri
School: St. Cyril of Jerusalem, Encino, Los Angeles County
J0120 — Honorable Mention
Isabelle C. Pinto, Grade 8 portrait
Blown Away! How Does the Camber of a Wing Affect Turbulence with a Crosswind during Takeoff?
Advisor: Mr. Sunil Pinto
School: Day Creek Intermediate School, Etiwanda, San Bernardino County
Maddox J. Smith, Grade 7 portrait
I'm Your Wingman: Aerodynamics of Wings and Winglets
Advisor: Mr. Eric Lawrence
School: Downtown Elementary School, Bakersfield, Kern County

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