Vishaal Balamurugan and Joshua Jacob won special awards at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair!
Vishaal Balamurugan (North Oldham High School) won $1,000 from the American Physiological Society for his project, Bioengineering Islet Cells using 3D-Bio Printing Technology for the Treatment of Type One Diabetes.
Joshua Jacob (Saint Xavier High School) won a $10,000 scholarship from Naval Research for his project, Development of a Hybrid Direct Ink Writing 3D Printer: a Novel Approach to 3D Printing Multi-material Functional Devices and Flexible Electronics.
Both students attended ISEF with the Kentucky Science & Engineering Fair because their projects won after advancing from LRSEF to KY-SEF.
The Special Awards Ceremony took place on Wednesday, May 18, at 7pm PST. The Grand Awards Ceremony will take place today, May 19, at 9am PST (12pm EST).
The Grand Awards Ceremony will be streamed live on Facebook by the Society for Science & the Public. The stream can also be found on our Facebook page at facebook.com/lrsef.
Tune in at 12pm EST to support our students and share their excitement!