Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF)

The IEEE Computer Society continued its longstanding participation in Intel's ISEF,  the world's largest precollege science fair.  Young scientists showcased their innovative projects, networked with fellow students and professionals, and competed for more than $3 million in awards and scholarships.




2013 Intel ISEF Special Awards

Category Name                     School Project Name
 First Individual Award $1000  Apurv Hirsh Shekhar The Blake School, Minneapolis, Minnesota A Topographic Pressure Equalization Approach to Facility Assignment with Capacity Constraints for Disaster and Emergency Response
Second Individual Award $500  Brittany Michelle Wenger The Out-of-Door Academy, Sarasota, Florida Cloud4Cancer Tackles Genetic Expression Profiles to Diagnose Leukemia
Third Individual Award $350  Fan Zhang Lisgar Collegiate Institute, Ottawa, Canada Mobile Vision: An Efficient Algorithm and Its Applications
First Team Award $500 for each team member  Kevin Li Huang
 Mustafa Abid Ansari

Jericho High School, Jericho, New York

Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School, Plainview, New York

A Heuristic Method for Determining Distance-Optimal Supercomputer Interconnection Networks
Second Team Award $400 for each team member  Szu-Jung Wu
 Shiang-Wen Huang

National Hsinchu Girls' Senior High School, Hsinchu City, Chinese Taipei

Fish-eye Like Spot Magnifier with Low Cognitive Load for Image Browsing


Winners will receive a framed certificate, and a one-year free subscription to the CS magazine of their choice. A winners group photo will also be published in an issue of "Computer" magazine.

Computer Society ISEF Judges

Lowell G. Johnson, Chief Judge

Dr. Yinong Chen
Mr. Bill Chown
Dr. Keith Vanderveen
Ms. Deanne Philps
Mr. Jeff Demain