CSEF Project Listings: 2018
Computational Systems & Analysis

Senior Division

S0801 — Honorable Mention
Pranav D. Atreya, Grade 11
Portable Ultrasound Organ Tomography for Early Detection of Tumors and Blockages
Advisor: Mr. Daniel Stavis
School: Cupertino High School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County
S0803 — Honorable Mention
Akhilesh V. Balasingam, Grade 9
Gossamer: A Monte Carlo Simulator for the Optimal Design of Nanowire Networks for Transparent Electrode Applications
Advisor: Dr. Dipu Pramanik
School: Mitty (Archbishop) High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Prachi Bhagavatha, Grade 12
Jasmine Ngo, Grade 12
Deep Learning Real-Time Object Detection through Convolutional Neural Networks Using OpenCV for the Visually Impaired
Advisor: Mr. Raghavendra Bhagavatha
School: Silver Creek High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Cynthia Chen, Grade 10
Type 2 Diabetes Prediction Using Longitudinal Machine Learning Analyses and Integrative Personal Omics Profiling
Advisor: Dr. Eric Nelson
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Andrew C. Chiang, Grade 9
Automatic Basketball Shooting Trajectory Analysis
Advisor: Dr. Alex McKale
School: Stanford University Online High School, Stanford, Santa Clara County
S0807 — Third Place
Bryan H. Chiang, Grade 12
Illuminating Gene Dysregulation in Cancer: Deep Learning Identification of Disrupted Transcription Factor Binding Sites
Advisor: Ms. Nicole Della Santina
School: Lynbrook High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S0808 — First Place
Lyron O. Co Ting Keh, Grade 11
A Novel Hierarchical Machine Learning Model for Non-Invasive Cancer of Unknown Primary Classification
Advisor: Dr. Ash Alizadeh
School: Crescenta Valley High School, La Crescenta, Los Angeles County
Ilan E. Cosman, Grade 10
Computer Vision for Detecting Errors in 3D Printing
Advisor: Mrs. Michelle Stuart
School: La Jolla Senior High School, La Jolla, San Diego County
Rishi M. Desai, Grade 11
New Cartographic Network Visualization Technique for Analyzing Alignments of Protein-Protein Interaction Networks
Advisor: Mrs. Claire Eichenberg
School: Trabuco Hills High School, Mission Viejo, Orange County
Leonardo E. Glikbarg, Grade 11
Predicting Terrorist Attacks in Afghanistan Using Generalized Multivariate Regression and Time Series Analysis
Advisor: Dr. Lina Kim
School: Dos Pueblos Senior High School, Goleta, Santa Barbara County
Lan Jiang, Grade 11
Defining a New Diagnostic Paradigm in Primary Central Nervous System Hypersomnias through Statistical Machine Learning
Advisor: Mr. David Knight
School: University High School, Irvine, Orange County
Cameron C. Jones, Grade 11
Automated Identification of Organic Molecular Structure and Relative Concentrations from Infrared Spectral Data
Advisor: Dr. Eric Nelson
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Saeyeon Ju, Grade 11
New Visualization and Analysis Approaches Using 3D Electron Microscopy and 3D Printing Technologies
Advisor: Mrs. Elaine Gillum
School: Scripps Ranch High School, San Diego, San Diego County
Elleen Kim, Grade 11
Using Machine Learning Algorithms to Investigate Genetic Burden of Scoliosis from Candidate Genes & GWAS Studies
Advisor: Ms. Melissa Klose
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estates, Los Angeles County
Attila B. Koksal, Grade 10
Accuracy of Integration Schemes in Planet Trajectory Simulations
Advisor: Mrs. Tracy Lawrence
School: Riverside STEM Academy, Riverside, Riverside County
Patrick Liu, Grade 11
iCordisX: SmartPhone-Based Personalized Cardiac Monitoring Using Computer Vision and Bluetooth Low Energy
Advisor: Mr. Tim Smay
School: University High School, Irvine, Orange County
Marcus X. Luebke, Grade 12
Running on Water: Developing Novel AI/Optimization Techniques to Accelerate Research on Real-time Hydrogen Production
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Design Tech High School, Redwood City, San Mateo County
S0819 — Second Place
Alice Martynova, Grade 11
Using Generative Adversarial Networks to Enhance an Affordable Microscope for Epidemic Prevention in Developing Countrie
Advisor: Mrs. Cathy Messenger
School: Los Gatos High School, Los Gatos, Santa Clara County
Erik R. Mora, Grade 11
Alexander G. Munoz, Grade 11
Jacob M. Zavala, Grade 11
Data Collection and Analysis of Aerial Drone Photography
Advisor: Mr. Michael Brasier
School: Ridgeview High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Andrew B. Nazareth, Grade 10
Extracting Wildlife in Puma Project Photos Using Java
Advisor: Mr. Jordan Johnson
School: Kirby (Georgiana Bruce) Preparatory High School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
Anjo B. Pagdanganan, Grade 9
Analyzing the Efficiency of Subsequent Convolutional Layers with Small-Scale Images
Advisor: Mr. Dinh Nguyen
School: Salinas High School, Salinas, Monterey County
Junseo Park, Grade 9
Diabetic Retinopathy Symptoms Recognition Using Image Processing
Advisor: Ms. Christina Duron
School: Webb Schools (The), Claremont, Los Angeles County
S0824 — Fourth Place
Nitya Parthasarathy, Grade 12
BiasCheck: An Artificial Intelligence Based Tool to Evaluate Bias in Social Media
Advisor: Dr. Sameer Singh
School: Northwood High School, Irvine, Orange County
Deepro F. Pasha, Grade 9
Intelli-Drip: A Sensor Based Autonomous Feedback Control System for Commercial Irrigation
Advisor: Mr. Matthew Carter
School: Clovis North High School, Fresno, Fresno County
Albert W. Qin, Grade 10
Samyak P. Surti, Grade 10
A Machine Learning Based Approach to Decrease the Lung Cancer Malignancy Detection Threshold
Advisor: Mrs. Daria Muller, Ms. Daria Muller
School: Mira Loma High School, Sacramento, Sacramento County, Vista del Lago High School, Folsom, Sacramento County
Tejas N. Rao, Grade 11
Logistic Regression and Decision Tree ML Algorithms to Predict Type-2 Diabetes
Advisor: Ms. Bharathi Udupi
School: San Mateo High School, San Mateo, San Mateo County
Shivam Singhal, Grade 11
iDetect: A Machine Learning Algorithm for Non-Invasive Cancer Diagnosis through Epigenetic Biomarker Identification
Advisor: Mr. Larry Steinke
School: St. Francis High School, Mountain View, Santa Clara County
S0829 — Honorable Mention
Nikhil Sundrani, Grade 11
Sameer Sundrani, Grade 12
SmartRate: A Machine Learning Approach to Predicting Cardiac Arrest
Advisor: Mrs. Brenda Royce
School: University High School, Fresno, Fresno County
Gideon Tong, Grade 11
Jane Zhang, Grade 11
Advisor: Ms. Lisa Ryder
School: Westlake High School, Westlake Village, Ventura County

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