[P.R.] Intel Announces National Science Fair Winners

Usman Pirzada
Posted Jan 30, 2014
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Winners to represent Pakistan at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) 2014in Los Angeles, California

NEWSHIGHLIGHTS

  • Over227 young scientists from all across Pakistan showcased their projects at the National Science Fair.
  • Projects displayed at the National Science Fair were assessed by a panel of renowned judges with winners selected to represent Pakistan atIntel ISEF 2014 to be held in Los Angeles, California
  • The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), the world’s largest international pre-college science fair, provides an annual forum for more than 1,600 high school students from around the globe to compete for over US$ 4 million in awards and scholarships

 PAKISTAN, Lahore January 29, 2013 –Intel Pakistan today concluded its National Science Competition by announcing the winners who will represent Pakistan at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) 2014, to be held in Los Angeles, California, USA from May 11th to 16th.

 Winners Group Projects:

Project: Cheap and efficient conversion of plastic garbage in to combustive oil

Nams: Harris Bin Ashraf, Muhammad Babar Shah, Tahir Ali Ajmeri

Institution: Defence Authority Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zahid College, Karachi.

 

Project: Turbine

Names: Shazia Khair Muhammad, Iqra Irshad, Sana Batool

Institution: Punjab Danish School, Girls Branch, Hasilpur.

 

Winners Individual Projects:

Project: Cure of Piles.

Name: Syeda Minahil

Institution: Forward Girls College E2 Hayatabad, Peshawar

 

Project: Prevention of Ozone by 2 Environment Pollution Filters (EPF)

Name: Sidra Riaz

Institution: Chtchi Memon Academy Gaya Girls College, Karachi

 

Project: Surveillance Spy Robot

Name: Syed Talal Wasim

Institution: Agha Khan Higher Secondary School, Karachi.

 

The National Science Fair showcased more than 83science projects submitted by young scientists from all four provincesafter rigorous competition at district and provincial levels. Winners of the National Science Fair have qualified to compete in the International Science & Engineering Fair, showcasing their talent on an international platform for over $4 million in prizes and scholarships.

 “The huge number of students who have qualified for the National Science Fair and the ones who’ve further secured a position in the International Science& Engineering Fair in Los Angelesare proof that Pakistan is home to incredible talent. One of thecore outcomes of education is to produce productive citizens and role models for tomorrow, which we can only achieve by enabling students in becoming acquainted with and excelling intechnology,” said NaveedSiraj, Country Manager,Intel Pakistan. “Pakistani students receive international recognition and gain valuable exposure through this platform, while at the same time showing the real potential for Pakistan around the world. I would like to thankall the students who haveparticipated in the Science Fairs at all the qualifying levels, and wish the winning teams the best of luck in Los Angeles.”

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