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Louisville Regional Science & Engineering Fair

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Student Q&A: Aditi Kona

2021 LRSEF participant Aditi Kona went on to compete in the 2021 ISEF virtual fair. We asked Aditi to share a little bit about the experience. Can you tell us a little bit about your project?My project used molecular visualization systems and online servers to characterize a novel enzyme known as insulin-degrading enzyme (IDE). Amyloid-beta […]

Student Q&A: Andrew Park

2021 LRSEF participant Andrew Park went on to compete in ISEF’s 2021 virtual fair. We asked Andrew a few questions about the experience. Can you tell us a little bit about your project? I researched the parameters and conditions of a battery to monitor its health. This allowed for an estimation of the battery lifetime, making it […]

Student Q&A: Jason Zhang

2021 LRSEF participant Jason Zhang (Gatton Academy) went on to compete in ISEF’s 2021 virtual fair where he won a 2nd place award in the Chemistry category. We asked him about the experience. Can you tell us a little bit about your project? Jason: I developed a new chemical reaction that can create important pharmaceutical […]

2021 LRSEF Winners

Congratulations to all winners announced during the Virtual Awards Ceremony on Monday, March 8, 2021. Junior Divisional Awards [PDF] Senior Divisional Awards [PDF] Junior Special Awards [PDF] Senior Special Awards [PDF] School Awards [PDF] 2021 Junior Best of Fair & Top Awards [PDF] 2021 Senior Best of Fair Awards & FirstBuild Innovation Winner [PDF]

2021 Virtual Awards Ceremony Details

On Monday, March 8 at 6:30 p.m., you can tune into the LRSEF Virtual Fair Awards Ceremony broadcast live from GE Appliances Monogram Hall using this link and access code lrsef2021. All awards will be announced that evening at both the Junior and Senior levels, including 40 special awards and the GE Best of Fair winners. LRSEF will also announce those […]

2021 LRSEF Special Awards Announced

For 2021, students may nominate your project for up to 3 awards by completing the Special Awards Milestone in the student registration before the February 17 deadline.  If students are eligible for the AMAZON award, they should indicate this in the Special Awards Milestone.  2021 Special Awards American Meteorological Society – Projects focused on atmospheric […]

LRSEF Participant Named Finalist in 2021 Regeneron Science Talent Search

Among the 40 finalists in the 2021 Regeneron Science Talent Search is Jason Zhang. Jason, a Gatton Academy student and LRSEF 2021 participant, was selected from 1,760 entrants. Each finalist is awarded at least $25,000, and the top 10 awards range from $40,000 to $250,000. Read more about the finalists. The Regeneron Science Talent Search […]

Call for Judges! LRSEF Virtual Fair 2021

Show your support for Kentucky’s STEM students by registering to serve as a virtual judge for LRSEF’s 2021 Virtual Fair. You can register as a judge for the 21 Middle and High School categories as well as the Special Category awards, which will be judged in advance this year. Judging for all 21 Categories at […]

Announcing 2021 LRSEF Title Sponsor: GE Appliances, a Haier Company

LRSEF is pleased to announce GE Appliances, a Haier Company, as the title sponsor the 2021 Virtual Fair. GEA is a longstanding supporter of LRSEF, funding awards for students participants and recruiting employees to serve as board members, judges, volunteers and student mentors. “GEA is excited to again partner with Louisville Regional Science & Engineering […]

LRSEF mourns the loss of Dr. Nancy Keck

Dr. Nancy Keck served as LRSEF Emeritus Board member and founder of KSEF LRSEF extends sympathy to the Keck family on the passing of Dr. Nancy Keck, an energetic leader in the Kentucky science education community for many years. Of her many achievements Nancy was probably most proud of her work with local, state, and […]