CSEF Project Listings: 2018
Electronics & Electromagnetics

Senior Division

S1001 — Honorable Mention
Hannah A. Edge, Grade 12
Development of a Low-Cost Mobile Respiratory Analysis Device Integrating FeNO Testing, Pulse-Ox and Secured Bluetooth
Advisor: Dr. Reza Malmirchegini
School: Dublin High School, Dublin, Alameda County
Matthew Fogel, Grade 9
3D Printing and Programming an Affordable Prosthetic Arm
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Yucaipa High School, Yucaipa, San Bernardino County
Ethan C. Harris, Grade 9
Airprinting: Range and Interference
Advisor: Mr. Paul Hunt
School: Villa Park High School, Villa Park, Orange County
S1004 — Second Place
Alisa Y. Hathaway, Grade 12
Detection of Improvised Explosive Devices Using a Phased Array Radar System
Advisor: Ms. Melissa Klose
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estates, Los Angeles County
Shek Kam, Grade 11
Sarah A. Shimizu, Grade 11
The Effect of Ultraviolet Radiation on the Signal Strength of Amateur Radio Satellite Transmissions
Advisor: Ms. Crystal Cooper
School: Woodbridge High School, Irvine, Orange County
Jacob Y. Kim-Sherman, Grade 11
Optimizing Microwave Field Profile for a Quantum Sensor
Advisor: Ms. Claire McLellan
School: Dos Pueblos Senior High School, Goleta, Santa Barbara County
Jonathan Ko, Grade 11
Abhi Upadhyay, Grade 11
Power Outlet Adapter to Autonomously Reduce Standby Power Losses Using Machine Learning
Advisor: Mrs. Ling-Ru Katy Kuei, Ms. Ling-Ru Katy Kuei
School: Mission San Jose High School, Fremont, Alameda County
Nitya V. Kotha, Grade 11
Artificial Pancreas for Continuous High Blood Glucose Levels
Advisor: Mrs. Jennifer Filippi
School: Folsom High School, Folsom, Sacramento County
S1009 — First Place
Andrew T. Land, Grade 10
Light on the G String: Novel Optical Pickup for Electric Cello
Advisor: Dr. Robert Dubrow
School: Carlmont High School, Belmont, San Mateo County
Farid A. Manshaii, Grade 10
Harnessing Energy Out of Thin Air
Advisor: Dr. Christopher Schrempp
School: Los Osos High School, Rancho Cucamonga, San Bernardino County
S1011 — Honorable Mention
Sina Moshfeghi, Grade 11
Intelligent Repeater for Fifth Generation (5G) Cellular Networking
Advisor: Ms. Melissa Klose
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estates, Los Angeles County
Michelle M. Nazareth, Grade 9
ASD Alert 2: A User Friendly Wireless App to Mitigate Oncoming Autistic Episodes
Advisor: Ms. Cristie Kirlin
School: Kirby (Georgiana Bruce) Preparatory High School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
Diantha T. Ngo, Grade 12
A Biomedical Application to Smart Textiles
Advisor: Mr. Jeff Adkins
School: Deer Valley High School, Antioch, Contra Costa County
Justin N. Quan, Grade 11
Intelligent Switch Employing Modular Sensors for Improved Power Control with a Focus on Energy Efficiency
Advisor: Mrs. Cathy Messenger
School: Los Gatos High School, Los Gatos, Santa Clara County
S1015 — Third Place
Ronak Roy, Grade 11
Smartphone Controlled Portable Phoropter Powered by Variable Focal Length Liquid Lens
Advisor: Mr. Ariel Haas
School: Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
Rahul Sharma, Grade 9
Surgery Avoidance Using an Inductively Charged Pacemaker
Advisor: Mr. Micheal Marinakis
School: Logan (James) High School, Union City, Alameda County
Suhina Sharma, Grade 9
Low Cost Device Utilizing Mathematical Modeling of Heat Loss from the Human Body for Prevention of Hypothermia
Advisor: Ms. Rita Kolenic
School: San Juan Hills High School, San Juan Capistrano, Orange County
Guo (Andrew) N. Sue, Grade 11
Drunk Driving Prevention Key (DDPKey)
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Lowell High School, San Francisco, San Francisco County
Johnny Y. Wang, Grade 10
Lizhi Yang, Grade 11
Flexible Capacitive Graphene-Based Touch Panel with USB HID Support
Advisor: Mr. Martin Banyes, Mr. Martin Baynes
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Thomas A. Wheelock, Grade 9
Could Seismometers Be Used as a Security System?
Advisor: Mr. Paul Hunt
School: Villa Park High School, Villa Park, Orange County
S1021 — Honorable Mention
Edward Yang, Grade 11
An Innovative Approach to Addressing the Needs of the Visually Impaired
Advisor: Mr. Chenglong Yang
School: American High School, Fremont, Alameda County
S1022 — Fourth Place
Michael L. Yuan, Grade 9
PID Controlled Ball Balancing System
Advisor: Mr. Ken Iams
School: Lynbrook High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S1023 — Honorable Mention
Michelle Y. Zhu, Grade 10
A Novel, Portable Device to Improve Brain Recovery after Traumatic Head Injury, Cardiac Arrest, etc.
Advisor: Ms. Renee Fallon
School: Monta Vista High School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County

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