Donivan Porterfield

ISEF 2012 - American Chemical Society Special Awards

Discussion created by Donivan Porterfield on May 19, 2013

The American Chemical Society awarded the following Special Awards at the 2012 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (May 13-18) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:

 

First Award of $4,000

The Development of Novel Sutures that Store and Deliver Nitric Oxide for Wound Healing

Kevin Anh Nguyen, 17, Plano East Senior High School, Plano, Texas

Punya Chittajallu, 16, Plano East Senior High School, Plano, Texas

 

Second Award of $3,000

Comparison of Traditional Thermally Cured Epoxy-Amine/Kevlar Composites vs. UV-Cured Thiol-Ene/Kevlar Composites

DeAndre DeShaun Stafford May, 17, Hattiesburg High School, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

 

Third Award of $2,000

Polyoxovanadate-based Surfactants: The Search for an Effective Heterogeneous Catalyst

Joy Yiran Wang, 16, Parkland High School, Allentown, Pennsylvania

 

Fourth Award of $1,000

Improving the Life Conservation: New Purposes to Separate Lactobionic Acid and Sorbitol

Eduardo Thadeu Rodrigues, 19, Fundacao Escola Tecnica Liberato Salzano Vieira da Cunha, Novo Hamburgo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil

Juliana Hoch, 18, Fundacao Escola Tecnica Liberato Salzano Vieira da Cunha, Novo Hamburgo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil

 

 

Certificates of Honorable Mention:

 

Asymmetric Conjugate Addition of Ortho-Quinone Methides as a Pathway to the Core of Nomofungin

Joshua Moses Kubiak, 18, Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts, Natchitoches, Louisiana

 

The Electrochemical Effects of Saccharides on the Voltage Output of a Microbial Fuel Cell Using Penicillium chrysogenum

Jack Erdozain, Jr., 17, Westminster Christian School, Palmetto Bay, Florida

 

Modification of Graphene with Enhanced Efficiency for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells

Sheng-Huai Wang, 17, Taipei First Girls High School, Taipei City, Chinese Taipei

 

Synthesis of Nanostructured Materials (MOF-5) from Recycled PET Bottles

Marcos Vinicius Silva Amorim, 19, Colegio de Aplicacao Emmanuel Leontsinis,

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

 

Determining the Quantum Limit of Palladium and Gold Nanometallic Supercatalyst by Kinetic Method

Mai-Anh Nguyen Vu, 16, McNeil High School, Austin, Texas

 

Depolymerization of Chitin Using Ionic Liquids

Vivian Vu Ho, 16, Murphy High School, Mobile, Alabama

 

 

All award winners and honorable mentions receive a subscription to ChemMatters.

 

Further information about the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair and related programs is available at: http://www.societyforscience.org/

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