CSSF Project Listings: 2017
Electronics & Electromagnetics

Senior Division

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S1001
Paolo E. Abundez Toledo, Grade 10
Christian B. Aguilar, Grade 12
Increasing Bluetooth Range with Different Antennas
Advisor: Mrs. Bayley Lawrence
School: Patriot High School, Jurupa Valley, Riverside County
S1002 — Second Place
Yusra Arub, Grade 10
Smart+Connected Doorbell with Real-time Coordinated Continuum of Care Information: A Path to End All Homelessness
Advisor: Mrs. Thuy Nguyen
School: Mitty (Archbishop) High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S1003
Rishabh R. Bose, Grade 9
Modeling and Improving the Performance of a Thermoelectric Generator
Advisor: Mr. Partha Bose
School: Stockdale High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
S1004
Micah A. Boursier, Grade 9
Sedentary Sensor
Advisor: Mrs. Janet Kaehms
School: Dublin High School, Dublin, Alameda County
S1005 — Honorable Mention
Kellie R. Cao, Grade 10
Optimizing Wireless Energy Transfer System to Power Biomedical Implants
Advisor: Dr. William Tang
School: University High School, Irvine, Orange County
S1006
Sara Y. Du, Grade 11
Mobile Message Propagating Protocol for Disconnected Bluetooth Based Ad Hoc Networks
Advisor: Mr. Phillip Chow
School: Beckman (Arnold O.) High School, Irvine, Orange County
S1007
Aidan D. Garamendi, Grade 9
A Better CPU
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Laurel Springs, Valley Springs, Calaveras County
S1008 — Honorable Mention
Gautham Reddy Gujjula, Grade 11
Yash Tandon, Grade 11
Demystifying Electromagnetic Coupling within Antenna Arrays: An Analytical Model to Approximate Radiative Coupling
Advisor: Mr. Patrick Ellis
School: Cupertino High School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County, Monta Vista High School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County
S1009 — First Place
Alisa Y. Hathaway, Grade 11
Increasing Wifi Signal Strength Using a Phased Array Helical Antenna System
Advisor: Mr. Peter Starodub
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estates, Los Angeles County
S1010
Simrithaa L. Karunakaran, Grade 9
SafetyStep: A Novel Device Using IoT to Provide Safe Navigation for the Visually Impaired
Advisor: Mr. Jeff Solomon
School: Evergreen Valley High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S1011
Patrick Liu, Grade 10
CordisX: Personalized Cardiac Monitor
Advisor: Ms. Valerie Thompson
School: University High School, Irvine, Orange County
S1012 — Honorable Mention
Sarthak K. Mishra, Grade 9
Siddhant Sharma, Grade 9
Project S.O.D.A., the Smart Obstacle Dodging Assistant: Helping the Visually Impaired Be Safer Outdoors
Advisor: Mrs. Theresa Cooper
School: California High School, San Ramon, Contra Costa County
S1013
Sina Moshfeghi, Grade 10
Comparing the Radiation Effects of Cellular vs. WiFi Calling
Advisor: Mr. Peter Starodub
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estates, Los Angeles County
S1014
Andrew B. Nazareth, Grade 9
Cell Phone Radiation: Watts Worse, Voice or Data Transmissions? A Comparison of Electromagnetic Field Strength
Advisor: Mr. Erik Perkins
School: Kirby (Georgiana Bruce) Preparatory High Sch, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
S1015 — Fourth Place
Atul Raghunathan, Grade 11
Six Degree Positioning Based on Laser Plane Projection and Inertial Navigation
Advisor: Mr. Charles Williams
School: Cupertino High School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County
S1016
Ryan M. Ramsey, Grade 12
Stepping into the Future
Advisor: Ms. Guadalupe Valero
School: Rialto High School, Rialto, San Bernardino County
S1017 — Honorable Mention
Anshul Singh, Grade 11
Prototyping an Omnidirectional Drone Collision Avoidance System with Sweeping Ultrasonic Sensors
Advisor: Mrs. Elaine Gillum
School: Scripps Ranch High School, San Diego, San Diego County
S1018 — Third Place
Vasily A. Tremsin, Grade 11
Less Water, More Food? A Novel Low-Cost System for Real-Time 3D Imaging of Soil Moisture for Intelligent Irrigation
Advisor: Mrs. Betty Watson
School: Campolindo High School, Moraga, Contra Costa County
S1019 — Honorable Mention
Edward Yang, Grade 10
An Advanced Vehicle Warning System to Prevent Rear End Collisions
Advisor: Mr. Chenglong Yang
School: American High School, Fremont, Alameda County
S1020
Michelle Y. Zhu, Grade 9
A Novel, Inexpensive, Portable Medication and Vaccine Refrigeration Device
Advisor: Ms. Renee Fallon
School: Monta Vista High School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County


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