In 2014, more than 130 industry partners took part in the Contra Costa County Science and Engineering Fair (CCCSEF) all-day judging of over 260 student science and engineering projects . Over 1000 family & community members attended the Award Ceremony and Community Open House at Los Medanos College.
The Contra Costa County Science & Engineering Fair was held at Los Medanos College 2700 E. Leland Rd. Pittsburg March 20-22, 2014.
The Awards Ceremony was held on Saturday, March 22, from 9-10:30 am followed by the Public Open House until 11:30 am.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF OUR STUDENTS!
Grand Sweepstakes--SENIOR Division (Grades 9-12) represented the CCCSEF at the 2014 ISEF in Los Angeles, CA May 11-16, 2014 (Limited to 4 projects):
- Biological Sciences: Emily Pang, 12th Grade, Dougherty Valley High School
Title: Investigating the Opposing Roles of gC1qR and cC1qR as Mechanisms for Inhibiting Cancer Pathogenes
- Engineering: Jennifer Li, 12th Grade, Miramonte High School
Title: Novel Biochips for the Rapid and Sensitive Detection of Biomarkers
- Environmental Sciences: Dhuvarakesh Karthikeyan, 10th Grade, California High School
Title: MFCs Reloaded: A Novel Bio-Augmented Approach to Enhancing MFC Efficiency
- Physical Sciences: Julienne Sauer, 9th Grade, Dougherty Valley High School
Title: Quantum Locking: Applications Towards Controlled Frictionless Spatial Motion
Grand Sweepstakes--JUNIOR Division (Grades 7-8) (Limited to 3 projects)
- Behavioral Sciences: Sydney Gamble, 7th Grade, NorthCreek Academy
Title: The Truth About Higher-Order Learning Versus Rote Methods
- Biological Sciences: Lekha Pillarisetti, 7th Grade, Windemere Ranch Middle School
Title: Effect of different types of soil and water on plant growth
- Physical Sciences: Vasily Tremsin, 8th Grade, Stanley Middle School
Title: The Solution to Neighbor Disturbance: Propagation and Reflection of Sound of Various Frequencies for Different Materials
2014 Contra Costa County Science and Engineering Fair Project Placements
Complete list of 2014 CCCSEF Placements and Special Awards