CSSF Category Awards: 2012
Physics & Astronomy

Senior Division


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S1804 — First Place
Abrar Choudhury, Grade 12 portrait
Developing a Novel Method to Decontaminate dSph Data for M31 Mass Estimation
Advisor: Dr. Puragra Guhathakurta
School: Bellarmine College Preparatory, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S1899 — Second Place
Sara K. Simpson, Grade 10 portrait
Neuronal Nonlinear Dynamics: From an Optical Illusion to Parkinson's Disease
Advisor: Ms. Lara Dickens
School: Henry (Patrick) Senior High School, San Diego, San Diego County
S1803 — Third Place
Namrata R. Balasingam, Grade 9 portrait
Murray's Principle of Minimum Work and the Biomimetic Design of Efficient Microfluidic Networks for Tissue Engineering
Advisor: Dr. Dipu Pramanik
School: Mitty (Archbishop) High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S1816 — Fourth Place
Connor E. Tom, Grade 9 portrait
Using the Temperature Dependence of the Speed of Sound to Detect Volatile Organic Compounds in Air
Advisor: Mrs. Lara Soldmann
School: North (John Wesley) High School, Riverside, Riverside County
S1808 — Honorable Mention
Chiyoung Kim, Grade 11 portrait
Three's a Crowd: An Investigation of the Absence of an Asymmetric, Stable Three-Body System
Advisor: Dr. James Choi
School: North Hollywood Senior High School, North Hollywood, Los Angeles County
S1817 — Honorable Mention
William Xue, Grade 11 portrait
Nondestructive Corrosion Detection in RC Using Heat Induction and IR Thermography
Advisor: Ms. Shannon Bunch
School: University High School, Irvine, Orange County

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