CT-JSHS at 2018 National JSHS

Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair competitors also can choose to compete in the Connecticut Junior Science & Humanities Symposium (CT-JSHS). This year CT-JSHS took place on March 24 and the five that won the opportunity to compete at the 2018 National JSHS, May 2 – 5, Hunt Valley, Maryland were also 2018 CSEF competitors.

The students were accompanied by Joy Erickson, CT-JSHS Director and Greenwich High School teacher and advisor, Andrew Bramante. A very big note of thanks to Joy Erickson for her many years of CT-JSHS leadership and Andy Bramante for his outstanding research program course..

Representing the Connecticut JSHS were:

Poster Presentation-

  • Maya Geradi, Senior, Wilbur Cross High School, New Haven
    A Study of Circadian Genetics and Abiotic Stress towards Sustainable Agriculture
    Competing in “Chemistry”
  • Raina Jain, Sophomore, Greenwich High School
    Magnetically Induced, Visual Detection of Trace Arsenic Contaminants in Water Using Fe3O4 Photonic Crystal Structures
  • Romano Orlando, Senior, Greenwich High School
    Design and Fabrication of a Smart, Medicated Gel Bandage to Deliver Antibiotics to a Draining Wound

Oral Presentation-

  • Hiba Hussain, Sophomore, Greenwich High School
    Non-Invasive, Low-Cost Detection of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) via Smartphone Breath Analysis
  • Shobhita Sundaram, Senior, Greenwich High School
    Detection of Early-Stage Alzheimer’s Disease via Hierarchical Classification of Proteomic and Clinical Profiles

Read their abstracts

Congratulations To!

  • Raina Jain- 1st Place Engineering – Poster Presentation

    fourth from left: Raina Jain

  • Maya Geradi- 2nd Place- Chemistry – Poster Presentation

fourth from right: Maya Geradi