There were over 130 entries to the regional science fair this year, and Indian Springs students earned three of six positions for Top Honors and swept the Medicine and Health Science category. They also earned first place in Engineering and Environmental Science.
Catherine Kung ’22 won first place in the category of Engineering for her project, “Processing of Sensory Information from a Bio-Inspired Flexible Artificial Skin Using a Kohonen Artificial Neural Network.”
Amitis Moradkhani ’22 won first place in the category of Environmental and Earth Science for her project, “Dye Removal with GO Reinforced Nanocomposite MOFs.”
Mayu Nakano ’23 won first place in the category of Medicine and Health Science for her project, “Intra-tumoral Heterogeneity in Gene Expression within Single Glioblastoma Tumors.” She also received the Regeneron Biomedical Science Award.
Hooper Markert ’21 won second place in the category of Medicine and Health Science for his project, “Resonant Frequencies as a Means of Detecting Metastases and Characterizing Pediatric Tumor Type.”
Simon Ma ’22 won third place in the category of Medical and Health Science for his project, “ADM-MCRP Net: An Auxiliary Diagnosis Method for Leukemia Based on Multi-GRP-Nets.”
All five students will advance to the state fair. Catherine, Amitis, and Mayu will also advance directly to the Regeneron International Science & Engineering Fair.