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2016 GENIUS Olympiad –

30 June 2016

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GENIUS Olympiad Report from Austin Huang  and John Burnett The following are student reports on their week at the 2016 GENIUS Olympiad.  Special thanks to all for sharing their experiences.  See the Media Release See Photos By Austin Huang and John Burnett Competing at GENIUS Olympiad There are two ways to get an opportunity to compete.  You can […]

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2016 ISEF Newsletter #6 from Sanju Sathish

13 May 2016

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Click here to view all the links to photos, newsletters, and more for CSEF at 2016 ISEF Today, we embarked on a journey that all great scientists fear: explaining our projects to middle schoolers and those younger. It was a fearsome task. It’s not easy to explain how a tattoo-based biosensor for detecting atherosclerosis works […]

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2016 ISEF Newsletter #5 from Maya Geradi

12 May 2016

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Click here to view all the links to photos, newsletters, and more for CSEF at 2016 ISEF We awoke this Wednesday, nervous and excited for judging. After a hurried and rather quiet breakfast, we all got dressed and headed to the Phoenix Convention Center to begin our 9 hours of strenuous judging, stopping for a […]

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2016 ISEF Newsletter # 4 from Christopher Popham

12 May 2016

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Click here to view all the links to photos, newsletters, and more for CSEF at 2016 ISEF Wednesday, the long-awaited day of judging, started early, with a buzz of excitement in the air. After a quick breakfast at 7, we all headed off to the convention center, eager to show off our projects and innovations. […]

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2016 ISEF Newsletter #3 from Martha Haddad

11 May 2016

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Click here to view all the links to photos, newsletters, and more for CSEF at 2016 ISEF Stepping out of the luxurious Hyatt Regency into the bright Arizona sunlight, the Connecticut Intel ISEF team headed out to The Breakfast Club to start the day. From the arid desert landscape jut out towering skyscrapers, a testament […]

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2016 ISEF Newsletter #2 from Aakshi Agarwal

10 May 2016

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Click here to view all the links to photos, newsletters, and more for CSEF at 2016 ISEF Our eventful day began with the most delicious waffles Sanju and I had ever tasted in our lives. Wearing our matching CSEF T-shirts, we went off to the finalist exhibition hall to set up our projects and go […]

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2016 ISEF Newsletter #1 from Sophie Edelstein

9 May 2016

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Click here to view all the links to photos, newsletters, and more for CSEF at 2016 ISEF Exhausted, we all left bright and early and headed to Bradley International Airport. Unfortunately, the United desk was behind and we had very little time once we got passed security to make our flight to Denver. It didn’t […]

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I-SWEEEP 2016 – Record Number of CSEF Participants

7 May 2016

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I-SWEEEP – International Sustainable World Houston, Texas, April 26 – May 1, 2016 Congrats to William Yin, Greenwich HS, Overall Winner – Receives SIYSS Award Visit the I-SWEEEP website Connecticut has a record number of I-SWEEEP competitors this year- Thirteen in all- Three were selected by CSEF and covered travel to attend.  Ten competed by applying directly to I-SWEEEP and […]

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CSEF at 2016 Intel International Science & Engineering Fair- Meet the Competitors

6 May 2016

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Hello Science Fair Friends, Sponsors, and Alumni, The seven top high school winners of the 2016 Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair are heading to Phoenix, Sunday, May 8, to compete in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), the world’s largest precollege science and engineering competition. Once again leave on Mother’s Day! Intel ISEF takes place Sunday […]

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CSEF “Spirit of Innovation Awards” at 2016 CT Invention Convention

1 May 2016

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CSEF Judging Team Michel Leask, Heather Leask (CSEF Alum 2004-10), Ronald Leask Jr., Ron Leask, Jean-Pierre Dionne, and Bob Wisner took on the challenge of reviewing 800 inventions of 4-8th grade students at the 33nd Annual Connecticut Invention Convention, April 30, Gampel Pavilion, University of Connecticut.  CSEF gives eight “Spirit of Innovation” awards. Each includes: $100 Amazon gift card; […]

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