And The Winners Are!
CEISMC congratulates all the students that participated in The Region Six 2012 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology hosted by Georgia Tech. On November 17th, 2012 the winners were announced during the awards dinner held at the Historic Academy of Medicine at Georgia Tech. Dr. Baratunde A. Cola of Georgia Tech Assistant Professor of Heat Transfer, Combustion and Energy Systems gave an inspiring and educational keynote speech on the use of nanoengineering with heat transfer and adhesives. Later in the evening Thomas N. McCausland Chairman of the Board of the Siemens Foundation announced the winners.
Region Six: Team Winners
AJ Toth and Jim Andress
"Creating a Higher Efficiency Machine Learning Algorithm for the Development of Cancer Treatment Drugs"
Oak Ridge High School, Oak Ridge, TN
Region Six: Individual Winners
"Universal Detector of Light and Radioactive BETA-Radiation: Multifunctionality Enabled by Quantum Mechanical Wavefunction and Density-of-States Engineering, Photomodulated Electron Tunneling and Quantum Confined Charge Transport in Nanowires"
Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School, Richmond, VA
CEISMC provided event coordination and onsite technical support for the competition that was held a the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center and the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center in Atlanta, Georgia, USA on November 15th to 17th, 2012. The Siemens Competition is a signature program of the Siemens Foundation, which provides more than $7 million annually in support of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in the United States. The competition is administered by the College Board.
To learn more visit www.siemens-foundation.org.