Young talent showcased at latest science and technology fair

Young talent showcased at latest science and technology fair
TCPS Grade 12 student Anabela C won a gold medal for her project, Mathematical Modelling of Neuroscientific Correlations of Proteins on Brain Synapses. She was also awarded the York University Travel Recipient Award for advancing to the Canada-Wide Science Fair. The award will cover all of her expenses related to her participation in the Canada-wide event in Ottawa this May.

York Region Science and Technology Fair winners:

TCMP students celebrate their recent successes at the York Region Science and Technology Fair.

Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority Award:

  •  Water-friendly plants, Max Haim

YRSTF Chemistry:

  • Go Green With Bioplastics, Emily Sum

YRSTF Biology:

  • Chill Out! Cryogenically
    Freezing Organisms, Celine Chak

YRSTF Physics and Engineering:

  • Pneumatic Soft Prosthetics, Jonathan Xu & Artem Sotnikov

YRSTF Communication and Presentation Award:

  • Chill Out! Cryogenically
    Freezing Organisms, Celine Chak

YORK University Science Explorations Camp Award:

  • ER By The Roadside, Muhammad Yousuf Abbas

YORK University Science Explorations Camp Award:

  • Mold Growth on Different
    Types of Bread, Jenson Cropley

YORK University HELIX Summer Science Institute Award:

  • Epi-pen wearable, Keerthana Pagidela

The Home Innovation Award:

  • Trash Can 2.0, Samantha Ouyang

The Home Innovation Award:

  • Trash Can 2.1, Stephanie Leung

STEM Minds Junior Innovation Award – $240 :

  • Detect and be Detected: Navigation and Safety Devices for the Visually Impaired, Rafia Nadeem

STEM MindsJunior Innovation Award – $120 :

  •  The science behind the
    Vacuum Cleaners, Alexander Cismas

Water Docs Award:

  • Testing the effectiveness of
    standard de-icers in comparison to eco-friendly De-icers, Colin Wong & Nicholas Li

Water Docs Award:

  •  Collecting Polluted Plastics at
    the Ocean Surface, Gabriel Hanna

Water Docs Award:

  • Every Breath You Take, Safiya Sivjee

Water Docs Award:

  • How to prevent flood from doing damage, Saikumar Nagalla

Water Docs Award:

  • The Effect of Surface Tension
    on Plant Growth in Fogponics, Kamron Zaidi

Water Docs Award:

  • The Effect of Surface Tension
    on Plant Growth in Fogponics, Kamron Zaidi

Water Docs Award:

  • The Effect of Surface Tension
    on Plant Growth in Fogponics, SabrinaZaidi

Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Award

  • Versatile Mars Descent
    System, Joseph D’Angelo

Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Award

  • Versatile Mars Descent
    System, Caleb Sadler

Vernadsky Award:

  • Potable Portable Water Filter, Sophie Li

Vernadsky Award:

  • Potable Portable Water Filter, Noam Aufgang

The Environment Award: 

  • Which Type of Biomass Produces the Most Biogas, Stefan Tuley

Engineer(s) of Tomorrow Award: 

  • The Perfect Portable Printer, Ethan Woo

Engineer(s) of Tomorrow Award: 

  • The Perfect Portable Printer, Steven Guikal

Cournoyea/Paz-Soldan Peer Award: 

  • Raspberry Pi Gaming Console, Rais Najarali

Cournoyea/Paz-Soldan Peer Award: 

  • Raspberry Pi Gaming Console, Matan Sadiklar

Honourable Mentions: 

  • Feces…The Fuel of the Future, Domenic Di Stasi
  • Feces…The Fuel of the Future, Yash Khandelwal
  • Versatile Mars Descent
    System, Joseph D’Angelo
  • Versatile Mars Descent
    System, Caleb Sadler
  • Blinding, Bernadette Cheng
  • Blinding, John Amalraj
  • Sugar Vs. Substitutes,  Aytan Singh
  • 0.Any, Jocelyn Liu
  • 0.Any, Sophie Live Tan
  • The Effect of Wifi Radiation
    on Organic Bean Plants, Kaitlyn Riddell
  • The effects of Video Games
    on the Human Body, Adam Omarali

Bronze:

  • Go Green With Bioplastics, Emily Sum
  • Minecraft Colour Theory And Appealingness, Christine Luc
  • Minecraft Colour Theory And Appealingness, Samar Qureshi
  • Mold Growth on Different Types of Bread,  Jenson Cropley
  • The flex of a hockey stick and the accuracy of a shot, Marco Lamanna
  • Birthing the Third Dimension, Nazanin Soghrati
  • The Best Night’s Sleep, Shreyas Bhat
  • Living Soils, Zain Ali Dhalla
  • The Colourful Cure, Dionne Cecil
  • Trash Can 2.0, Samantha Ouyang
  • Trash Can 2.1, Stephanie Leung
  • 1.Arduino controlled Laser Harp, Eric Zhang
  • 1.Arduino controlled Laser Harp, Ethan Huang
  • Can we cure/prevent genetic diseases, more specifically cystic fibrosis?, Meetra Saeedi
  • Muse, Do-oh Moon
  • Adaptive No-Shake Screen Reader, Allen Xu
  • Does Branding Affect the Brain?, Hannah Chen
  • Does Branding Affect the Brain?, Vanessa Chen
  • BIOENGINEERING YEAST WITH CRISPR: The Future Biological Factories Of Mars, Patricia Rea
  • Heartache Away, Anwar Al-Shamkhany
  • Heartache Away, Amir GhulamAbbas
  • Detect and be Detected: Navigation and Safety Devices for the Visually Impaired, Rafia Nadeem
  • From Rust to Stardust: a Solution for Martian Colonization, Andy Gong
  • From Rust to Stardust: a Solution for Martian Colonization, Vasily Shugaev
  • The Transmission Cube, Emma Drapeau
  • The Transmission Cube, Aneira Cleur
  • Testing the effectiveness of standard de-icers in comparison to eco-friendly De-icers, Colin Wong
  • Testing the effectiveness of standard de-icers in comparison to eco-friendly De-icers, Nicholas Li
  • The Proof is in the Prints: A study in Fingerprint genetics, Catalina Musteata

Silver: 

  • Which Type of Biomass Produces the Most Biogas, Stefan Tuley
  • Pneumatic Soft Prosthetics, Jonathan Xu
  • Pneumatic Soft Prosthetics, Artem Sotnikov
  • The Feasibility of Wireless Power Transfer to Electric Vehicles, Meera Chopra
  • The PM2.5 Reducer,  Riley Xu
  • The PM2.5 Reducer, Christina Li
  • Gender Stereotypes, Abhigna Ravipati
  • Water-friendly plants, Max Haim
  • Epi-pen wearable, Keerthana Pagidela
  • A New Vision for Alzheimer’s: Neuro-Nano-Navigational Therapeutics, Hareshan Suntharalingam
  • Rapid, Inexpensive and Lightweight Diagnostic Tests for Atherosclerosis Risk, Aeron Humaid
  • Chill Out! Cryogenically Freezing Organisms, Celine Chak
  • A Spring-Loaded Achilles Tendon Brace, Kahyl Jadavji
  • Cutting Edge Perspective to Colorectal Cancer, Haarini Suntharalingam
  • Harnessing Solar Energy with SolarA to Fuel the Environmental Future, Ahmed Nadeem
  • ER By The Roadside, Muhammad Yousuf Abbas
  • Smells Ring A Bell : Testing the Effects of Smell on Memory,  Kayleigh Lauren Cheung
  • Smells Ring A Bell : Testing the Effects of Smell on Memory, Elizabeth Rachel Sung
  • Every Breath You Take, Safiya Sivjee
  • Potable Portable Water Filter, Sophie Li
  • Potable Portable Water Filter, Noam Aufgang
  • Fighting Fire with Aerogel, Benjamin Abdulnour
  • An Innovation for an Efficient Radioactive Battery, Rohan Batchu
  • A Practical Solution for Geese Excrement, Eva Xie
  • A Practical Solution for Geese Excrement, Leo Xie
  • Acoustic Levitation, Braden Rolland
  • Collecting Polluted Plastics at the Ocean Surface, Gabriel Hanna
  • The Most Effective Grätzel Cell Design, Maya Thayalan
  • Which Compost Mixture Generates the Most Heat Energy?, Olivea Kim
  • The Flu, a Cure for Cancer?, Jonathan Shenouda

Gold:

  • We Are Stressed Out!, Shirothie Puwaneswaran
  • A Novel Approach to Combat Cancer by Altering Levels of Sphingomyelin in the Cellular Membrane, Austin Wu
  • An Optogenetic Toggle Switch for Targeted Anticancer Drug Delivery, Vikita Mehta
  • Natural Polymers and Absorption, Mira Bhattacharya
  • SYN-VIOLA:The Power of Novel, Designer Bacteria in Real World, Harry Parmar
  • Analysis of Atypical Sensory Adaptation in Schizophrenia Through Modern Brain Imaging, Anna Tymofyeyeva
  • The Perfect Portable Printer, Ethan Woo
  • The Perfect Portable Printer, Steven Guikal
  • The Effect of Surface Tension on Plant Growth in Fogponics, Kamron Zaidi
  • The Effect of Surface Tension on Plant Growth in Fogponics, Sabrina Zaidi
  • The Role of TREM2 on the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease Modelled on Cobweb, Anabela Cotovio

Top Senior Project – University of Ottawa Entrance Scholarship:

  • An Optogenetic Toggle Switch for Targeted Anticancer Drug Delivery, Vikita Mehta

Top Senior Project – York University Admission Scholarship:

  • A Novel Approach to Combat Cancer by Altering Levels of Sphingomyelin in the Cellular Membrane, Austin Wu

 

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