CSEF Project Listings: 2019
Applied Mechanics & Structures

Senior Division

 Photo Gallery 

Ansel R. Austin, Grade 11 portrait
Clean Water for All: A Novel Filtration and Maintenance Mechanism for Improving India Mark II Water Pump Performance
Advisor: Mr. George Sousa
School: Valley Christian High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Ryan M. Beam, Grade 11 portrait
Developing a UAV Free Fall Device for Microgravity Experiments
Advisor: Mr. John Postovit
School: Scotts Valley High School, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz County
Patrick H. Benz, II, Grade 11 portrait
Andrew J. Frohling, Grade 11 portrait
Using the Venturi Effect to Optimize the Efficiency of an Air Conditioner Condenser
Advisor: Dr. Patrick Benz
School: San Marcos Senior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
Tyler R. Billman, Grade 10 portrait
Anurag A. Gajaria, Grade 10 portrait
Briana A. Marquez, Grade 11 portrait
The Optimization of the Mechanics of a Robot
Advisor: Mrs. Andrea Oliveira-Taylor
School: King (Martin Luther, Jr.) High School, Riverside, Riverside County
Tyler J. Bodenhamer, Grade 9 portrait
Engineering a 3D Printer Built with Recycled Computer Parts
Advisor: Mr. Daniel Gonia
School: Serra Senior High School, San Diego, San Diego County
Ryan J. Brown, Grade 9 portrait
Water Well Perforations and Their Impact on Well Efficiencies
Advisor: Mr. Paul Hunt
School: Villa Park High School, Villa Park, Orange County
William K. Chung, Grade 11 portrait
Manipulating Concentrations of Plant-Based Starches to Optimize Durability for Use in Biodegradable Plastics
Advisor: Dr. Jena Lee
School: Gunn (Henry M.) High School, Palo Alto, Santa Clara County
S0308 — Honorable Mention
Jason R. Co, Grade 9 portrait
The Multipurpose Prosthetic: Using 3D Printing to Create Various Attachments for Amputees
Advisor: Mrs. Suzanne Miller-Moody
School: Santa Clara High School, Santa Clara, Santa Clara County
Kayla M. Cunningham, Grade 10 portrait
Using Winglets to Reduce Drag, Therefore Decreasing Fuel Consumption and Carbon Dioxide Emmissions
Advisor: Mrs. Doloumar Bergen
School: Roosevelt (Eleanor) High School, Eastvale, Riverside County
Sofia E. Echavarria, Grade 10 portrait
Better Helmets, Fewer Sports Related Concussions?
Advisor: Ms. Laura Kaufman
School: Flintridge Preparatory School, La Canada Flintridge, Los Angeles County
S0311 — Fourth Place
Caitlin M. Gorin, Grade 10 portrait
A Multi-Faceted Material Strength Testing Machine for 3D Printed Plastics
Advisor: Dr. Tracy Hughes
School: Presentation High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Ashutosh H.S. Kandala, Grade 9 portrait
A Novel Approach to Reducing the Amount of Headfirst Injuries on a Bicycle
Advisor: Ms. Luna Bai
School: Irvine High School, Irvine, Orange County
Spencer A. Krock, Grade 12 portrait
Wind Tunnel Analysis of Semi-Rigid Airfoil Structures for a Collapsible Hybrid Buoyant Atmospheric Spacecraft
Advisor: Dr. Daniel Clark
School: Norco Senior High School, Norco, Riverside County
Shreya Kumar, Grade 11 portrait
Self-Stabilizing Tensegrity-Inspired Robotic Leg
Advisor: Mr. Erik Jung
School: College Preparatory School, Oakland, Alameda County
S0315 — Third Place
Andrew T. Land, Grade 11 portrait
Investigating String-Bow Interactions on a Novel Optoelectronic Cello
Advisor: Dr. Robert Dubrow
School: Carlmont High School, Belmont, San Mateo County
S0316 — Second Place
Stanley C. Liu, Grade 10 portrait
An Integrated Microfluidic System for Blood Plasma Separation and Immunoassay Detection
Advisor: Ms. Neha Garg
School: Arcadia High School, Arcadia, Los Angeles County
Jaden A. Luna, Grade 9 portrait
Formulating a Superior Concrete while Utilizing a Roman Influence and Calcium Carbonate
Advisor: Mr. Davin Aalto
School: Sanger High School, Sanger, Fresno County
Brooke T. McMorris, Grade 9 portrait
Archimedean Faucet: A Miniature Hydraulic Turbine
Advisor: Mr. Matthew Johnson
School: Grand Terrace High School, Grand Terrace, San Bernardino County
Junho Park, Grade 10 portrait
Exploration of Charging Cable Durability
Advisor: Mr. Anthony Pham
School: Portola High School, Irvine, Orange County
Brent A. Peluso, Grade 12 portrait
Electrothermally Cooling a Pitcher's Arm
Advisor: Mr. Ariel Haas
School: Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
Firas A. Qureshi, Grade 9 portrait
An Economical Microfabrication Process for the Production of a Microfluidic Device to Isolate Volvox aureus
Advisor: Ms. Leina Rizzo
School: Valencia High School, Placentia, Orange County
Remy A. Reeb, Grade 11 portrait
Reducing the Incidence of Falls among the Elderly
Advisor: Mrs. Jeanette Lopatka
School: Cathedral Catholic High School, San Diego, San Diego County
Tyler E. Robertson, Grade 12 portrait
Project POWER: A Swift Water Warning System, Year Two
Advisor: Mr. Eric Herzog
School: Clovis West High School, Fresno, Fresno County
S0324 — First Place
Emily L. Tianshi, Grade 10 portrait
Micro-Pattern Surface Property Design for Atmospheric Moisture Harvesting: Biomimicking Torrey Pine Needles
Advisor: Mrs. Melissa Mayne
School: Cambridge School (The), San Diego, San Diego County
Jeffrey J. Wisoff, Grade 11 portrait
Assessing the Angular Dependence of Skull-to-Brain Impact Dynamics to Inform Future Bicycle Helmet Design
Advisor: Mr. Jonathan Brix
School: Amador Valley High School, Pleasanton, Alameda County
Ethan Wong, Grade 9 portrait
Effects of Spanwise Lift Distribution on Induced Drag of a Glider Wing
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Arcadia High School, Arcadia, Los Angeles County

Listings of All Projects and All Students


California Science & Engineering Fair / 2019 Project Listings / CSEF@usc.edu