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2020 Covestro PRSEF Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the category awards at the 2020 Covestro Pittsburgh Regional Science and Engineering Fair.

Regeneron International Science And Engineering Fair Finalists

Sponsored by Wade Trim
Natalie McGee – Mt Lebanon Senior High School
Exploring Sustainable Methods of Ocean Surface Agriculture
Daniela Naumov – Pittsburgh Allderdice High School
Impact of Klotho Methylation and Sequence on TBI Outcomes
Andrew Ni – Pine-Richland High School
Functional Genetic Biomarkers of Alzheimer's Disease And Gene Expression From Peripheral Blood
Amish Sethi – Pine-Richland High School
Functional Genetic Biomarkers of Alzheimer's Disease And Gene Expression From Peripheral Blood
Nicole Shigiltchoff – Winchester Thurston School
Allorecognition in Hydractinia symbiolongicarpus: Determining the Loci of Genes Controlling Allorecognition in Addition to Alr1 and Alr2 Using Machine Learning
Annie Wang – Aquinas Academy
A Generalization of Stars and Bars for Placing Identical Items into Identical Bins
Victor Yang – Fox Chapel Area High School
Intelligent Device for Eye Disorder Treatment
Maxim Yaskolko – Pittsburgh Allderdice High School
Exploring the Modulatory Effect of Vascular Normalizing Agents on Tumor Cells; T cells and Dendritic Cells in vitro

Top 300 Broadcom MASTERS Finalists

Jacob Collins – Ingomar Middle School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Increase the Enthalpy! – The Use of Plasma-Assisted Combustion in Jet Engines
Luke Hartman – Fanny Edel Falk Laboratory School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Working for a Good Night of Sleep–Relationship Between Exercise and Sleep
Aurea Hickenboth – Homeschool, Zelienople, Pennsylvania
Effect of Insulation on the Temperature of Overwintering Honeybee Hives
Valor Lekas – Hampton Middle School, Allison Park, Pennsylvania
How Can We Predict the Effect of Human Pandemics on Recovering Species?
Anne Lindsay – Freeport Area Middle School, Sarver, Pennsylvania
The Optimal Amount of Titanium Dioxide Needed to Reduce Bacterial Proliferation
Aneri Shethji – Marshall Middle School, Wexford, Pennsylvania
The Inhibitory Benefits Of Turmeric with Ampicillin on Escherichia coli
Adhitya Thirumala – Dorseyville Middle School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Developing an Early Screening Application to Detect Lung Abnormalities Using Machine Learning
David Thomas – Holy Cross Academy, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Effects of Vapes and Cigarettes on Platyhelminthes

Carnegie Science Award Winners

Maya Gelman – Community Day School
Testing bicycle braking methods to minimize brake overheating
Aurea Hickenboth – Homeschool, Zelienople, Pennsylvania
Effect of Insulation on the Temperature of Overwintering Honeybee Hives
Emily Jeong – Taylor Allderdice High School
Effects of Rapamycin and Metformin on Exosome Secretion in Cancer Cells

Rob And Diane Thompson Scholarship Award Winners

Bana AlMoussa – Pittsburgh Science and Technology Academy
Analysis of Men's Role in Menstrual Practices in Far-West Nepal
Emma Waldron – Pittsburgh Allderdice High School
Pesticide Effects on Growth of an Amphibian Fungal Pathogen

Scholarship Award Winners

Carlow University

Regina Anand – Saint John Paul II Homeschool CO-OP
To Glow Or Not To Glow!
Josephine Toth – Norwin High School
How Long do Cleaning Products Remain on Surfaces?

Gannon University

Regina Anand – Saint John Paul II Homeschool CO-OP
To Glow Or Not To Glow!
Kylea Beitzel – Northern Garrett High School
Conformity: a study of peers
Allison Edwards – Oakland Catholic High School
The Effect of Guarana on Cancer Cell Lines
James Ertter III – Cambria Heights Senior High School
Compressed Air Car Engine
Margaret Hollobaugh – Freeport Area Senior High School
Which Type of Fabric Attracts the Most Ragweed Pollen?
Zackary Letso – Cambria Heights Senior High School
Edible Water Bottles Saving the Environment
Karen Mendoza – Shady Side Academy Senior School
How Mental is Physical Pain?
Alicia Minnick – Northern Garrett High School
Conformity: a study of peers
Hana Nazelrod – Southern Garrett High School
Eggs-Permanent Freshness
Veronica Pimenova – Seneca Valley High School
Synthesis of Spiky Nanoparticles For Safer Paints
Brody Porter – St Joseph High School
Creating Biodiesel Fuel from Fruit Peels
Braden Thomas – Cambria Heights Senior High School
The Effect of Coffee on Alzheimer's Disease
Anker Zhao – Shady Side Academy Senior School
In Silico Annotation of Phenolamides in Plants in Tandem Mass Spectra

Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP)

Ian Eckenrode – Cambria Heights Senior High School
Smart Home Sensor with ESP32
Zackary Letso – Cambria Heights Senior High School
Edible Water Bottles Saving the Environment
Marcus Waller – Pittsburgh Science and Technology Academy
Antibiotic Resistance of Pseudomonas Fluorescens
Grace Woolslayer – Indiana Area Senior High School
Using Fe3O4 from AMD to Extract Microplastics from Water

Penn State, Greater Allegheny Campus

Ian Eckenrode - Cambria Heights High School - Smart Home Sensor with ESP32
Brendan Anderson - Pine Richland High School - Correlation between the development of cancer and various oral health aspects, including oral diseases and conditions

Saint Vincent College

Cecilia Fidler – Norwin High School
Computational Conception: Analysis of Efficiency in Algorithmic Organization
Brody Porter – St Joseph High School
Creating Biodiesel Fuel from Fruit Peels
Ethan Schroeder – St Joseph High School
Effect of Wi-Fi Radiation on Mosquito Reproduction using Novel; Non-blood Feeds

Seton Hill University

Gabriella Mason – St Joseph High School
Cold remedies and tooth erosion
Hana Nazelrod – Southern Garrett High School
Eggs-Permanent Freshness
Ethan Schroeder – St Joseph High School
Effect of Wi-Fi Radiation on Mosquito Reproduction using Novel; Non-blood Feeds

Thiel College

Ava Foster – Pine-Richland High School
Teeth damage analysis within smokers and illicit drug users and correlations to health disorders
Karly Maslonik – Cambria Heights Senior High School
Was that (Mis)leading?
Katherine Yanni – Pine-Richland High School
Teeth damage analysis within smokers and illicit drug users and correlations to health disorders
Margaret Hollobaugh – Freeport Area Senior High School
Which Type of Fabric Attracts the Most Ragweed Pollen?
Zehra Mehdi – North Allegheny Senior High School
Genetic Mutation in GPD1L Causes Inherited Arrhythmia and Sudden Death

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

Abhirami Ajay – North Allegheny Senior High School
Processing Plastics
Elaine Gombos – Shady Side Academy Senior School
Cloud Seeding and Ice Crystal Formation
Shagufta Haque – Indiana Area Senior High School
Extracting Microplastics From Water Using Froth Flotation
Kelly Tang – North Allegheny Senior High School
Effects of Microplastics on Algae

2020 Covestro PRSEF Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the category awards at the 2020 Covestro Pittsburgh Regional Science and Engineering Fair.

Regeneron International Science And Engineering Fair Finalists

Sponsored by Wade Trim
Natalie McGee – Mt Lebanon Senior High School
Exploring Sustainable Methods of Ocean Surface Agriculture
Daniela Naumov – Pittsburgh Allderdice High School
Impact of Klotho Methylation and Sequence on TBI Outcomes
Andrew Ni – Pine-Richland High School
Functional Genetic Biomarkers of Alzheimer's Disease And Gene Expression From Peripheral Blood
Amish Sethi – Pine-Richland High School
Functional Genetic Biomarkers of Alzheimer's Disease And Gene Expression From Peripheral Blood
Nicole Shigiltchoff – Winchester Thurston School
Allorecognition in Hydractinia symbiolongicarpus: Determining the Loci of Genes Controlling Allorecognition in Addition to Alr1 and Alr2 Using Machine Learning
Annie Wang – Aquinas Academy
A Generalization of Stars and Bars for Placing Identical Items into Identical Bins
Victor Yang – Fox Chapel Area High School
Intelligent Device for Eye Disorder Treatment
Maxim Yaskolko – Pittsburgh Allderdice High School
Exploring the Modulatory Effect of Vascular Normalizing Agents on Tumor Cells; T cells and Dendritic Cells in vitro

Top 300 Broadcom MASTERS Finalists

Jacob Collins – Ingomar Middle School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Increase the Enthalpy! – The Use of Plasma-Assisted Combustion in Jet Engines
Luke Hartman – Fanny Edel Falk Laboratory School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Working for a Good Night of Sleep–Relationship Between Exercise and Sleep
Aurea Hickenboth – Homeschool, Zelienople, Pennsylvania
Effect of Insulation on the Temperature of Overwintering Honeybee Hives
Valor Lekas – Hampton Middle School, Allison Park, Pennsylvania
How Can We Predict the Effect of Human Pandemics on Recovering Species?
Anne Lindsay – Freeport Area Middle School, Sarver, Pennsylvania
The Optimal Amount of Titanium Dioxide Needed to Reduce Bacterial Proliferation
Aneri Shethji – Marshall Middle School, Wexford, Pennsylvania
The Inhibitory Benefits Of Turmeric with Ampicillin on Escherichia coli
Adhitya Thirumala – Dorseyville Middle School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Developing an Early Screening Application to Detect Lung Abnormalities Using Machine Learning
David Thomas – Holy Cross Academy, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Effects of Vapes and Cigarettes on Platyhelminthes

Carnegie Science Award Winners

Maya Gelman – Community Day School
Testing bicycle braking methods to minimize brake overheating
Aurea Hickenboth – Homeschool, Zelienople, Pennsylvania
Effect of Insulation on the Temperature of Overwintering Honeybee Hives
Emily Jeong – Taylor Allderdice High School
Effects of Rapamycin and Metformin on Exosome Secretion in Cancer Cells

Rob And Diane Thompson Scholarship Award Winners

Bana AlMoussa – Pittsburgh Science and Technology Academy
Analysis of Men's Role in Menstrual Practices in Far-West Nepal
Emma Waldron – Pittsburgh Allderdice High School
Pesticide Effects on Growth of an Amphibian Fungal Pathogen

Scholarship Award Winners

Carlow University

Regina Anand – Saint John Paul II Homeschool CO-OP
To Glow Or Not To Glow!
Josephine Toth – Norwin High School
How Long do Cleaning Products Remain on Surfaces?

Gannon University

Regina Anand – Saint John Paul II Homeschool CO-OP
To Glow Or Not To Glow!
Kylea Beitzel – Northern Garrett High School
Conformity: a study of peers
Allison Edwards – Oakland Catholic High School
The Effect of Guarana on Cancer Cell Lines
James Ertter III – Cambria Heights Senior High School
Compressed Air Car Engine
Margaret Hollobaugh – Freeport Area Senior High School
Which Type of Fabric Attracts the Most Ragweed Pollen?
Zackary Letso – Cambria Heights Senior High School
Edible Water Bottles Saving the Environment
Karen Mendoza – Shady Side Academy Senior School
How Mental is Physical Pain?
Alicia Minnick – Northern Garrett High School
Conformity: a study of peers
Hana Nazelrod – Southern Garrett High School
Eggs-Permanent Freshness
Veronica Pimenova – Seneca Valley High School
Synthesis of Spiky Nanoparticles For Safer Paints
Brody Porter – St Joseph High School
Creating Biodiesel Fuel from Fruit Peels
Braden Thomas – Cambria Heights Senior High School
The Effect of Coffee on Alzheimer's Disease
Anker Zhao – Shady Side Academy Senior School
In Silico Annotation of Phenolamides in Plants in Tandem Mass Spectra

Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP)

Ian Eckenrode – Cambria Heights Senior High School
Smart Home Sensor with ESP32
Zackary Letso – Cambria Heights Senior High School
Edible Water Bottles Saving the Environment
Marcus Waller – Pittsburgh Science and Technology Academy
Antibiotic Resistance of Pseudomonas Fluorescens
Grace Woolslayer – Indiana Area Senior High School
Using Fe3O4 from AMD to Extract Microplastics from Water

Penn State, Greater Allegheny Campus

Ian Eckenrode - Cambria Heights High School - Smart Home Sensor with ESP32
Brendan Anderson - Pine Richland High School - Correlation between the development of cancer and various oral health aspects, including oral diseases and conditions

Saint Vincent College

Cecilia Fidler – Norwin High School
Computational Conception: Analysis of Efficiency in Algorithmic Organization
Brody Porter – St Joseph High School
Creating Biodiesel Fuel from Fruit Peels
Ethan Schroeder – St Joseph High School
Effect of Wi-Fi Radiation on Mosquito Reproduction using Novel; Non-blood Feeds

Seton Hill University

Gabriella Mason – St Joseph High School
Cold remedies and tooth erosion
Hana Nazelrod – Southern Garrett High School
Eggs-Permanent Freshness
Ethan Schroeder – St Joseph High School
Effect of Wi-Fi Radiation on Mosquito Reproduction using Novel; Non-blood Feeds

Thiel College

Ava Foster – Pine-Richland High School
Teeth damage analysis within smokers and illicit drug users and correlations to health disorders
Karly Maslonik – Cambria Heights Senior High School
Was that (Mis)leading?
Katherine Yanni – Pine-Richland High School
Teeth damage analysis within smokers and illicit drug users and correlations to health disorders
Margaret Hollobaugh – Freeport Area Senior High School
Which Type of Fabric Attracts the Most Ragweed Pollen?
Zehra Mehdi – North Allegheny Senior High School
Genetic Mutation in GPD1L Causes Inherited Arrhythmia and Sudden Death

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

Abhirami Ajay – North Allegheny Senior High School
Processing Plastics
Elaine Gombos – Shady Side Academy Senior School
Cloud Seeding and Ice Crystal Formation
Shagufta Haque – Indiana Area Senior High School
Extracting Microplastics From Water Using Froth Flotation
Kelly Tang – North Allegheny Senior High School
Effects of Microplastics on Algae