INTEL ISEF 2010
San Jose, California, United States
9-14 May 2010
ISEF, the world's largest pre-college science fair, is held in the United States annually and provides an opportunity for students from different parts of the world to showcase their science projects. The 1,500 finalists are chosen from more than 500 regional ISEF-affiliated science fairs around the world.
Singapore student representatives returned from their participation in INTEL ISEF (San Jose, CA, USA from 9-14 May 2010) with two awards won by the two "Individual" representatives.
Cheng Jingjie of Raffles Girls' School won the Second Award, which includes a cash prize of US$1,500, in the Cellular and Molecular Biology category for her project "Investigating the mitigating effects of Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG) in Parkinson's Disease".
Edrei Chua Zheng Fu of National Junior College won the Third Award, which includes a cash prize of US$150 and a one year student membership at the Society for Applied Spectroscopy, in the Special Award category from the Northern California Section of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy.