CSSF Project Listings: 2017
Computational Systems & Analysis

Senior Division

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S0801 — Honorable Mention
Ruchir Baronia, Grade 9 portrait
Rescuer: Emergency Mobile App with Voice Recognition, Volume Key Pattern, Location SMS Reciprocation, & Push-Aid Systems
Advisor: Mr. Vivek Baronia
School: Dougherty Valley High School, San Ramon, Contra Costa County
S0802 — Third Place
Guadalupe Bernal, Grade 10 portrait
Autonomous Off-Road Vehicle Using Computer Vision for Surveillance Applications
Advisor: Mr. Tyler Johnstone
School: Folsom High School, Folsom, Sacramento County
Sophie Q. Carter, Grade 9 portrait
GPS-Denied Navigation Using Altimetry
Advisor: Dr. Paul Carter
School: Westridge School, Pasadena, Los Angeles County
Alexis R. Chirco, Grade 11 portrait
Olivia (Yeeun) Kim, Grade 11 portrait
Simulating the Effects of Alzheimer's Disease in the Hippocampus: Effects of Change in Ion Equilibrium and Acetylcholine
Advisor: Miss Crystal Cooper, Ms. Crystal Cooper
School: Woodbridge High School, Irvine, Orange County
Narek Daduryan, Grade 10 portrait
Ethan H. Keshishian, Grade 10 portrait
Creating a Multilingual Keyboard Utilizing LCD Screens to Aid Multilingual Typers
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: A.G.B.U. Vatche & Tamar Manoukian High Schoo, Pasadena, Los Angeles County
Dina S. Dehaini, Grade 10 portrait
Early Fire Detection
Advisor: Mrs. Najwan Nassereldin
School: Scripps Ranch High School, San Diego, San Diego County
S0807 — Honorable Mention
Shiladitya Dutta, Grade 9 portrait
Rishik K. Reddy, Grade 9 portrait
Parth Saxena, Grade 9 portrait
Accurate, Low-Cost Diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease by Detecting Dysphonic Features through a Machine-Learning Algorithm
Advisor: Mr. Clif Simms
School: Amador Valley High School, Pleasanton, Alameda County, Foothill High School, Pleasanton, Alameda County
Kevin Frans, Grade 11 portrait
Alex Gao, Grade 11 portrait
Coordinated Multi-Agent Control Utilizing Deep Reinforcement Learning
Advisor: Mr. Bill Dunbar, Mr. William Dunbar
School: Gunn (Henry M.) High School, Palo Alto, Santa Clara County
Raghav Ganesh, Grade 9 portrait
A Novel, Fast, and Accurate Machine Learning Based Cell Classification Algorithm for Pathology Labs to Diagnose Diseases
Advisor: Mr. Jason Lee
School: Lynbrook High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Ishan Gaur, Grade 11 portrait
Improving the Rationale for Stock Market Investments to Help Middle Income Households
Advisor: Mr. Peter Starodub
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estates, Los Angeles County
Elias B. Gilbert, Grade 9 portrait
Is Sprawl Wasting Our Time? Computer Models, Big Data, and Google APIs for City Planning
Advisor: Dr. Adam Millard-Ball
School: Santa Cruz High School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
S0812 — Second Place
Lauren M. Hinkley, Grade 12 portrait
Sarah H. Kazmie, Grade 12 portrait
Advisor: Dr. Nikki Malhotra
School: Thousand Oaks High School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
S0813 — First Place
Holly M. Jackson, Grade 11 portrait
Unlocking History: An Algorithm to Virtually Unfold 3D Computed Tomography Scans of Unopened Historical Documents
Advisor: Mrs. Lisa Yi
School: Notre Dame High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Patrick D. Kao, Grade 11 portrait
Developing a Sentry Drone for Area Protection
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Menlo-Atherton High School, Atherton, San Mateo County
Sarkis Karibyan, Grade 12 portrait
Alexander Sanchez, Grade 12 portrait
Development of Symmetry Evaluation Methods for Determining the Degree of Ventricle Symmetry in Ischemic Stroke
Advisor: Dr. Brent Liu
School: Bravo (Francisco) Medical Magnet High School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Gaeun Kim, Grade 11 portrait
Assessing Treatment Response in Colorectal Cancer Patients through Novel Volumetric Ultrasound Methods
Advisor: Dr. Juergen Willmann
School: Stanford University Online High School, Stanford, Santa Clara County
S0817 — Honorable Mention
Karena Kong, Grade 11 portrait
Traffic Network Management: Novel Approach Using a Deep-Learning System Driven by Dynamic Data and an Adaptive Algorithm
Advisor: Dr. Gary Blickenstaff
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Shadaj R. Laddad, Grade 11 portrait
Direct Control of Autonomous Mobile Robots via Deep Reinforcement Learning
Advisor: Mr. Jason Lee
School: Lynbrook High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Chinmay K. Lalgudi, Grade 9 portrait
Investigating Methylation to Explain Gene Expression Patterns between Glioblastoma and Alzheimer's Disease
Advisor: Dr. Roy Rocklin
School: Lynbrook High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S0820 — Honorable Mention
Michelle Li, Grade 11 portrait
A Machine Learning Approach for the Diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease via Speech Analysis
Advisor: Mr. Scott Lubbs
School: Evergreen Valley High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Marcus Luebke, Grade 11 portrait
Running on Water: AI to Design Optimized H2 Production Systems Based on User Priorities of Cost, Efficiency, and Rate
Advisor: Mr. Neal Addicott
School: Design Tech High School, Millbrae, San Mateo County
Saurabh Narain, Grade 10 portrait
A Cloud Based Machine Learning Wearable Device to Monitor, Predict, and Prevent Cardiac Arrest
Advisor: Mr. Deep Ram
School: Mission San Jose High School, Fremont, Alameda County
Jennifer R. Pan, Grade 11 portrait
Quantifying Binding Free Energies in Amyloid Systems Related to Alzheimer's and Enhancing Antibody Binding Affinities
Advisor: Mr. Siu-Ling Sit
School: Beckman (Arnold O.) High School, Irvine, Orange County
S0824 — Honorable Mention
Gautam V. Prabhu, Grade 12 portrait
Kinetic Modeling of Signal Transduction in the Intra-S Phase DNA Damage Checkpoint
Advisor: Mrs. Cathy Messenger
School: Los Gatos High School, Los Gatos, Santa Clara County
Evani Radiya-Dixit, Grade 12 portrait
Identification of Diagnostic Biomarkers and Therapeutic Targets across Adenocarcinomas Using DNA Methylation Analyses
Advisor: Dr. Andrew Beck
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Ashmita Rajkumar, Grade 11 portrait
MedHack: The Impact of Malware Attack upon Biomedical Devices
Advisor: Dr. Rajkumar Thirumalainambi
School: Monta Vista High School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County
S0827 — Fourth Place
Pravin Ravishanker, Grade 12 portrait
ALZCan: Machine Learning Based Multimodal Neuroimaging Genetics Framework to Predict Future Onset of Alzheimer's Disease
Advisor: Mr. Rod Wong
School: Bellarmine College Preparatory, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Vinay Senthil, Grade 11 portrait
A Three Dimensional Modeling and Real Time Data Analysis Algorithm for Bronchoscopy Enhancement
Advisor: Dr. Roy Rocklin
School: Lynbrook High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Jayasuriya Senthilvelan, Grade 11 portrait
Jacob R. Yee, Grade 11 portrait
Detection of Forest Fires Using Autonomous Drones
Advisor: Mr. Kendia Herrington, Ms. Kendia Herrington
School: Buchanan (Floyd B.) High School, Clovis, Fresno County
S0830 — Honorable Mention
Kaushik Shivakumar, Grade 10 portrait
A Machine-Learning Approach to Correlate Environmental and Demographic Factors to Cancer Incidences across US Counties
Advisor: Ms. Anu Datar
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Kimberly A. Stahovich, Grade 10 portrait
Using Machine Learning to Predict Postprandial Blood Glucose in Type 1 Diabetics
Advisor: Dr. Thomas Stahovich
School: North (John Wesley) High School, Riverside, Riverside County
Nikhil Sundrani, Grade 10 portrait
Sameer Sundrani, Grade 11 portrait
SmartRate: An Innovation in Early Detection, Warning, and Prevention of Cardiac Death
Advisor: Mrs. Brenda Royce, Mrs. Brenda Sundrani
School: University High School, Fresno, Fresno County
Robert G. Tacescu, Grade 11 portrait
Safecopter: Developing a Collision Avoidance System Based on an Array of Time-of-Flight 3D Cameras
Advisor: Mr. Matthew Carter
School: Clovis North High School, Fresno, Fresno County
Christopher L. Tan, Grade 12 portrait
Using Machine Learning to Predict the Flu
Advisor: Ms. Mirel Rivera
School: Pinole Valley High School, Pinole, Contra Costa County
Ethan M. Uetrecht, Grade 12 portrait
Reducing Reliance on the DSN: Autonomous Satellite Location Determination
Advisor: Mr. Peter Starodub
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estates, Los Angeles County

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