Intel announces winners of largest Pre-college science Fair

Published Date
23 - May - 2008
| Last Updated
23 - May - 2008
 
Intel announces winners of largest Pre-college science Fair

The Intel Foundation announced top winners of the world’s largest pre-college science fair, the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

The Intel Foundation announced top winners of the world’s largest pre-college science fair, the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Natalie Saranga Omattage of Cleveland, Miss. Sana Raoof of Muttontown, N.Y. and Yi-Han Su of Chinese Taipei were selected from more than 1,550 young scientists from 51 countries, regions and territories for their commitment to innovation and science.

In addition to the three $50,000 Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award winners, more than 500 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair participants received scholarships and prizes for their groundbreaking work.

Out of the contingent of eight students from India, seven have won coveted awards in categories ranging from Electrical and Mechanical Engineering to Environmental Management, besides individual team projects.

Shri Kapil Sibal, Hon'ble Union Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences felicitated the winners at a ceremony held at his office. Talking about ISEF, Shri Kapil Sibal said, “The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair is an excellent initiative to get young minds excited about science and technology.

Speaking about the success of the Indian contingent, Rahul Bedi, Director, Corporate Affairs, Intel South Asia and India, Business Operations Manager said, “To see students from across India win laurels at an international event of this scale shows the true power of dedication to scientific inquiry. This is the first time as many as 7 students, a majority of whom are from non metros, have won awards and they have made this country proud with their achievement”.

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