CSSF Category Awards: 2013
Alternative Energy

Junior Division


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J0217 — First Place
Zoe S. Reifel, Grade 8
Solar Tracking Robot
Advisor: Mr. Stanley Reifel
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
J0201 — Second Place
Kendra L. Barker, Grade 8
Follow the Light: Maximizing Solar Cell Efficiency
Advisor: Mrs. Bonny Basu
School: Challenger School - Shawnee, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J0213 — Third Place
Rajiv K. Nelakanti, Grade 7
How Do Different Natural Dyes Affect the Longevity and Power Output of Nanocrystalline Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells?
Advisor: Mr. Bhava Nelakanti
School: Cupertino Middle School, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County
J0299 — Fourth Place
Dylan L. Beyermann, Grade 7
Solar in the Cold
Advisor: Dr. Ward Beyermann
School: Riverside STEM Academy, Riverside, Riverside County
J0203 — Honorable Mention
Allen K. Cheung, Grade 7
David N. Hoang, Grade 7
Small Tiles for Big Purposes
Advisor: Mr. Lindon Richards, Mr. Richard Lindon
School: Milpitas Christian School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J0205 — Honorable Mention
Max Freedman, Grade 6
Get It While It's Hot: Harvesting Waste Heat with Peltier Devices
Advisor: Mrs. Patty Freedman
School: Homeschool, Corralitos, Santa Cruz County
J0207 — Honorable Mention
Erika Y. Hathaway, Grade 8
A Brighter World: Evaluation and Enhancement of Solar Conversion Devices
Advisor: Mrs. Andrea Acres
School: Ridgecrest Intermediate School, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County
J0296 — Honorable Mention
William W. Follett, V, Grade 8
Air Cathodes for Better Microbial Fuel Cells
Advisor: Ms. Cynthia Ligeti
School: Medea Creek Middle School, Oak Park, Ventura County

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