2014 Milton Fisher Scholarship Winner – Janine Kerr

4 October 2014

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Janine Kerr, 2014 Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair (CSEF) Life Sciences and Urban School Challenge categories winner, was named a Milton Fisher Scholarship recipient. Janine was awarded $3,000 per year for four years of her undergraduate studies. Janine competed in Milton Fisher competition with her 2013 research on zebra mussel control. See Janine’s 2013 Abstract. At the Intel International […]

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Four CSEF Students are 2014 Broadcom MASTERS Semifinalists

3 September 2014

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I am pleased to announce that four Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair (CSEF) students have been chosen as Broadcom MASTERS semifinalists. They are among the 300 selected nationwide. Catherine Marie Herrick, Sandy Hook, now in 8th grade at St. Rose of Lima School, Newtown The Investigation of the Presence of Plastic Microscopic Fibers in Effluent Sewage Water and […]

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Connecticut Get Medals at 2014 GENIUS Olympiad

19 June 2014

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Connecticut students receive medals in their categories at the 2014 GENIUS Olympiad, an international competition promoting the understanding of environmental issues  and future sustainability. Results were announced at the Awards Ceremony, Thursday, June 19. Gold, Resources & Energy- Maximillian Minichetti, Greenwich High School Gold,  Environmental Quality- Andrew Ma, Greenwich High School Silver, Environmental Quality- Kenneth Dorian, […]

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2014 GENIUS Olympiad

18 June 2014

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Connecticut has ten students competing at 2014 GENIUS Olympiad June 16-19 at the State University of New York in Oswego. Five students received their invitation to compete at the Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair are sponsored to attend.  The others competed for a spot at this prestigious international competition by directly applying.  it is a testimony to […]

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2014 Fair Report

2 June 2014

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The 2014 Fair Report on student and school participation is now available. Download PDF at 2014 CSEF Report This document provides: • Participating students and their project titles • Students who are multi-year competitors • Top winners who are sponsored by CSEF to participate in: the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair, I-SWEEEP International Future Sustainability, and GENIUS […]

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2014 ISEF Newsletter #7 from Megan

17 May 2014

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Friday, May 16, 2014 Hello Science Fair Friends, Sponsors, and Alumni, After five days of non-stop work and play, it was to be expected that the whole CT crew would be a bit tired. This became apparent this morning as the majority of us overslept our alarms; turning our morning of dressing, last minute packing, and […]

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2014 ISEF Grand Awards from CSEF

16 May 2014

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Bridget Ann Oei, 18, East Catholic High School, Manchester, Connecticut ISEF Catergory: Environmental Sciences (EV021) – Investigating the Efficacy of Bioluminescent Mushroom Panellus stipticus as a Biosensor to Detect the Toxicity of Water Contaminants Second Award of $1,500     Megan Boyer, 17, Manchester High School, Manchester, Connecticut ISEF Category: Materials and Bioengineering (EN021) – […]

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2014 ISEF Newsletter #6 from Janine

16 May 2014

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Thursday, May 15, 2014 Hello Science Fair Friends, Sponsors, and Alumni, Thursday was one of the best days yet as the Connecticut Delegation rose early for an alarmingly large French toast breakfast.  It became a competition to see who could finish the most, and surprisingly, Bridget won.  With the stress of judging already over, we were […]

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2014 ISEF Special Award Winners from CSEF

16 May 2014

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Janine Alysa Kerr, 16, Danbury High School, Danbury, Connecticut EM015 – Biological Control of the Invasive Eurasian Watermilfoil Using Aquatic Weevils Drexel University: Full Tuition Scholarship   Isabelle Goldstein, 17, Ridgefield High School, Ridgefield, Connecticut PH046 – Partitioning Gamma-Ray Sources in Fermi Large Area Telescope Observations for Spatial and Spectral Analysis European Organization for Nuclear […]

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2014 ISEF Newsletter#5 from Isabelle

15 May 2014

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014 Hello Science Fair Friends, Sponsors, and Alumni, Wednesday was a whirlwind of a day, equal parts dizzyingly fast and unbearably slow.  We met for breakfast at the hotel at 6am, then kept getting ready until leaving at 7:30.  The nine hour judging period was broken up by a one and a half […]

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