CSSF Category Awards: 2017
Aerodynamics/ Hydrodynamics

Junior Division

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J0105 — First Place
Max Bhatti, Grade 8
An Evaluation of the Flight Characteristics of Ornithopter-Type Aircraft Systems
Advisor: Mr. Munir Bhatti
School: Oak Avenue Intermediate School, Temple City, Los Angeles County
J0103 — Second Place
Akhilesh V. Balasingam, Grade 8
Manhattan Fluidics: On Optimizing Network Geometry by Circuit Analogy for Low-cost 3D Printed Lab-on-a-Chip Devices
Advisor: Mrs. Heather Mackewicz
School: Challenger School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J0108 — Third Place
Peter L. Eckmann, Grade 8
Airfoil Optimization by Applying Evolutionary Algorithms to Computational Fluid Dynamics
Advisor: Mr. Jens Klubberud
School: Maris (Stella) Academy, La Jolla, San Diego County
J0121 — Fourth Place
Liliana Torres, Grade 7
Wind Power: Does the Number of Blades on a Wind Turbine Affect Energy Produced?
Advisor: Mrs. Jewely Lickey
School: Sanger Academy Charter School, Sanger, Fresno County
J0101 — Honorable Mention
Sydney C. Adcook, Grade 8
Lydia M. Ignatova, Grade 8
Measuring the Lift of Airfoils Using a Wind Tunnel
Advisor: Mrs. Brenda Ahnn, Ms. Brenda Ahnn
School: South Lake Middle School, Irvine, Orange County
J0107 — Honorable Mention
Mandy Chan, Grade 6
Samantha C. Mah-Gersting, Grade 6
How Different Types of Gases Affect Balloon Rocket Speed and Distance
Advisor: Mr. Brian Cady
School: Brywood Elementary School, Irvine, Orange County
J0112 — Honorable Mention
Magnus B. Herrlin, Grade 8
The Magnus Effect in Action: The Impact of Surface Roughness
Advisor: Ms. Saroj Pandey
School: St. Anne School, San Francisco, San Francisco County


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