CSEF Project Listings: 2019
Physics & Astronomy

Senior Division

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Isaac J. Anchanattu, Grade 10 portrait
Measuring Road Quality Using Vibration Analysis
Advisor: Mr. Bobby Anchanattu
School: Mountain House High School, Mountain House, San Joaquin County
Caden Annison, Grade 9 portrait
Changing the Rate of Electronically Detected Muon Occurrences by Modifying External Variables
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Menlo-Atherton High School, Atherton, San Mateo County
Hayden A. Barrett, Grade 9 portrait
Andrew J. Gonzales, Grade 9 portrait
Logan J. Ryan, Grade 9 portrait
How Do Different Wavelengths of Light Affect the Energy Production Efficiency of a Solar Panel?
Advisor: Ms. Morgan Olko
School: Clovis East High School, Clovis, Fresno County
S1704 — Second Place
Maximillian A. Bhatti, Grade 10 portrait
High-Stratospheric Testing of Novel Cosmic Ray Shielding Composites
Advisor: Dr. AnnMarie Hwang
School: Temple City High School, Temple City, Los Angeles County
S1705 — Fourth Place
Isaac A. Broudy, Grade 11 portrait
Developing and Calibrating a Linear Polarimeter for Astrophysical Tests of Beyond Standard Model Physics
Advisor: Dr. Michelle Mardhal
School: Bonita Vista Senior High School, Chula Vista, San Diego County
Rebeca Castro, Grade 11 portrait
Biomechanics of the Golpe
Advisor: Mr. Andrew Hamilton
School: Webb Schools (The), Claremont, Los Angeles County
Jonathan K.H. Inouye, Grade 12 portrait
Improving Solar Panel Efficiency with Thermoelectric Generator Units Using the Seebeck and Peltier Effects
Advisor: Mrs. Brenda Royce
School: University High School, Fresno, Fresno County
Faith F. Inverary, Grade 10 portrait
Solar Controller: How Varying Weather Patterns Affect Light to Heat Conversion within Solar Ovens
Advisor: Dr. Kim Lawe
School: Roosevelt (Eleanor) High School, Eastvale, Riverside County
Philip Kabranov, Grade 12 portrait
Accretion Analysis through Profile Decomposition of T-Tauri Stellar Spectra Using Nonlinear Least Square Minimization
Advisor: Mr. Narquiz Cervantes
School: Silver Creek High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Wonjin Ko, Grade 10 portrait
A Novel Method of Dielectric Nanopores for Electrophoresis Measurements of Nanoparticles
Advisor: Mr. Eric Lee
School: Newbury Park High School, Newbury Park, Ventura County
Krithi V. Koodli, Grade 9 portrait
A Novel Method of Distinguishing Rocky Planets from Uninhabitable Gas Giants Using Unsupervised Clustering
Advisor: Mr. Shahram Mostarshed
School: Stanford University Online High School, Stanford, Santa Clara County
Alexander S. Kwon, Grade 11 portrait
Synthesis and Analysis of Strontium Titanate (STO): Can It Replace Silicon for Power Electronic Applications?
Advisor: Mrs. Anie Robinson
School: Sage Hill High School, Newport Coast, Orange County
S1713 — Third Place
Patrick Rim, Grade 11 portrait
How Far to the Stars?
Advisor: Mr. Kurt Wahl
School: Troy High School, Fullerton, Orange County
S1714 — Honorable Mention
Nikita N. Salunke, Grade 11 portrait
Effect of Epitaxial Compression on Structural & Electrical Transport Properties of 3D Topological Dirac Semimetal Cd3As2
Advisor: Mr. David Walz
School: Evergreen Valley High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Kayenne R. Scaletta, Grade 11 portrait
Designing the Perfect Coaster
Advisor: Mrs. Patricia Ehart
School: Cobalt Institute of Math and Science, Victorville, San Bernardino County
Jimmy Shi, Grade 11 portrait
Magnetic Damping Study by Broadband Ferromagnetic Resonance
Advisor: Dr. Igor Barsukov
School: Riverside STEM Academy, Riverside, Riverside County
S1717 — First Place
Vivek Vijayakumar, Grade 10 portrait
Analysis of Molecular Spectra in Asymptotic Giant Branch Carbon Stars
Advisor: Mr. Robert Terrill
School: San Marcos High School, San Marcos, San Diego County
S1718 — Honorable Mention
Andrew E. Wang, Grade 12 portrait
Dusty Spacesuit Charging and Arcing: Implications for Human Exploration of the Lunar Terminator and Far-Side
Advisor: Mrs. Julie Munoz
School: Palos Verdes High School, Palos Verdes Estates, Los Angeles County
Ian G. Weiss, Grade 9 portrait
Our Roads: A Large Thermoelectric Generator
Advisor: Mr. Greg Gardiner
School: Edison High School, Huntington Beach, Orange County

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