Announcing the 2019 STANSW Young Scientist ISEF team

Our team of 9 students and 4 chaperones are headed to Phoenix, U.S.A. in May to represent NSW and Australia at Intel ISEF 2019 (The International Science and Engineering Fair). The team consists of:

Callum Predavec, Mosman High School: Planetary Transfer Calculator Callum will be our first ever Mathematics entry in ISEF

Macinley Butson, The Illawarra Grammar School: The Smart System

Kelvin Du, Newington College:Investigating humidity related nuisance alarms in smoke detectors

Emma Serisier, Bishop Druitt College: The Use of of chickens as bio-recyclers of household organic waste

Isaac Heagney, St. Columba Anglican College: SARFISH Safety Alert for Rock Fishing

Angelina Arora, Sydney Girls High School: The Effect of Algae on Oil Spill Remediation

Eliza Martin, PLC Sydney: The Development of a Novel Treatment for Lactose Intolerance Using Synbiotic Formulations

Sophie Angus, PLC Sydney: Using coriander to remove lead from contaminated water

Olivia Arvanitis, Meriden School: Water Monitoring System

The team will also include our Broadcom Masters representative

Dean Chapman, MacAuley Catholic College: To grow or not to grow….that is the question

We are grateful for funding from our new sponsors: The Office of the NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer (through their Supporting Young Scientists Program SYSP) and CrookEd Science along with our Principal Sponsor The Sapphire Foundation for making it possible for us to send the whole complement of 9 projects to ISEF.

Please return back for more posts highlighting each of our talented delegates’ projects.