THINK 2017 Winners


  • Monitoring of Arsenic in Ground Water Sources using an Innovative IoT Sensor  
    Anjali Chadha, duPont Manual High School
  • Thermoelectric Arthritis Massager and Heat Therapy Device: An Ergonomic Approach to Arthritis Relief and Treatment
    Pranav Upadhyayula and Sushil Upadhyayula, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
  • Customized Electrochemical Gas Sensors for Fume Hood Safety
    Jonathan Kuo and Stacy Hu, Torrey Pines High School
  • Development and Testing of Functionalized Hypercrosslinked Polymer Resins for Adsorption of Rare Earth Elements
    Vera Zarubin, The Bronx High School of Science
  • A Novel Approach to Compression of Vector-Based Video through Motion Tracking
    Abhi Upadhyay and Kanav Kalucha, Mission San Jose High School
  • Piezoelectric Plates as a Method for Vibrational Energy Harvesting in Roads
    Vishnu Pulavarthi and Chester Huynh, Maggie L. Walker Governor's School
  • Turning Nuclear Waste into Usable Energy
    Armaun Sanayei, Basis Independent Silicon Valley

Honorable Mention

  • Extensible Prosthetics for Human Leg using Repeated Components
    Suraj Srinivasan, Francis Parker School
  • The iDoctor: A Cost-effective, User-friendly Imaging Device and Mobile Application for Diagnosing Medical Conditions Using Frequency Analysis of Spectral Patterns
    Taraneh Barjesteh and Nithya Krishnamurthy, Canyon Crest Academy
  • A Novel Approach to Flaw Detection and Model Creation Using Ultrasonic Frequencies and Lasers
    Tony Asiamah and J Young Kim, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
  • Efficient and Autonomous Piloting of Commercial Cargo Aircraft Using Human Trained Artificial Intelligence 
    Arjan Guglani, Pine-Richland High School
  • Building a Living (Outer) Space
    Sarah Wells-Moran, Camas High School
  • Molecular-Based Selection for Anthocyanin in Lactuca sativa 
    Sophia Swartz, Central Bucks High School South
  • Silk Fibroin Aerogel Capsules as a Novel Approach to the Transport and Use of Vaccines in Resource-Poor Nations
    Julian Rubinfien, Stuyvesant High School
  • Developing a Novel Transcriptional Activity Biosensor for Alzheimer's Disease Through Single Molecule Förster Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET)
    Sahil Doshi, Upper St. Clair High School
  • Exhalation Revelation: Developing an Adaptive Inference System for Comprehensive Diagnosis of Asthma Severity in Relation to Anxiety Symptoms
    Rakesh Kathiresan and Thomas Truong, Plano East Senior High School
  • Smart Flood Sensor: Detect, Analyze, and Predict Water Accumulation in City's Drainage System
    Sanjana Shah, Monta Vista High School
  • A Cost Effective Method to Deliver Water to Root Zone and Increase Irrigation Efficiency for Developing Countries
    Visala Tallavarjula, Wilcox High School
  • Augmentation of Biocompatible Carbon Nanoparticle Formulation for Fractal-based Wound Management Sensor
    Anushka Naiknaware, Westview High School
  • Designing a Cellobiohydrolase with Increased Thermal Stability using Bioinformatics to help Catalyze Cellulose at a Commercially Viable Rate
    Sagarika Samavedi, Interlake High School