Delaware Valley Science Fairs
2002 ISEF winners from DVSF

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Biochemistry

Ashleigh Corrine Morris, 15, Unami Middle School, Chalfont, Pennsylvania, Paranoid Genes

Grand Award: Second Place  won $1,500
Special Award Honorable Mention from American Psychological Association.

Earth and Space Science

Stuart Earl Anderson, 17, Emmaus High School, Emmaus, Pennsylvania, Tracking and Measuring Magnetic Storms with a Magnetometer

Grand Award: Fourth Place   won $500 .
Special Award - College Scholarships - $10,000 per year scholarship, renewable annually to Florida Institute of Technology.
Special Award - College Scholarship Tuition scholarship of $5,000 per year to Indiana University.


Engineering

Elena Leah Glassman, 15 Central Bucks High School West,  Doylestown, Pennsylvania, Speech Imitation Through Analysis, Synthesis and Optimization

Grand Award: Third Place   won $1,000.
Special Award American Association for Artificial Intelligence $1,000.
Special Award Intel Foundation Best Use of Personal Computer, won a high-performance computer.


Medicine and Health

Ahmed Shaker Mousa, 18, Avon Grove High School, West Grove, Pennsylvania, Anti-thrombotic and Anti-cancer Efficacy of Flavanoids

Grand Award: Second Place won $1,500.


Microbiology

Maria Elena DeObaldia, 15, Moorestown High School,  Moorestown, New Jersey, Mouse Mammary Tumor Virus: Investigation the Role of Heparin Binding in Retroviral Infection and Investigation of a Potential Anti-viral Therapy Target

Best of Category  won $5,000 scholarship and a high-performance computer. Additionally, a $1,000 grant will be given to their school and the Intel ISEF Affiliated fair they represent.
Grand Award: First Place - $3,000.
Special Award - U.S. Air Force, $3,000.
Special Award -Scholarship University of Louisville, full tuition scholarship.

Jyothi Satish Chandra, 17, Central High School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Crosstalk Between Maternal and Neonatal Immune Response 

Grand Award: Third Place  $1,000.
Special Award - U. S Army, $3,000 savings bond.
Special Award - Alternate  - for  the Operation Cherry Blossom Trip to Toyko, Japan.

  Team Projects

An Thien Vo, and Alice Tang, both 17 and both from Central High School, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Brain Function and Lying Through Pre-frontal Cortex Imaging

Grand Award: Third Place  won  $1,000.
Special Award   Honorable Mention from American Psychological Association.