NSF 16 Winners 02

Intel Pakistan today concluded its National Science Competition by announcing the winners at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore. The winners will represent Pakistan at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) 2016, to be held in Phoenix, Arizona in May 2016. The event was graced by Mr. Qaisar Abbas, Director COMSATS Institute of Information Technology as chief guest.

Winners Group Projects:

  1. Ahmed Bin Abdur Rahman
    Muhammad Hashim Khan
    “Solar Powered Hydrogen Vehicle”

Division Public School, Lahore.

  1. Minahil Mustafa
    Sameen Mehdi
    Abdullah Khan

Neodymium Wind Turbine
Beaconhouse School System, Lahore.

Winners Individual Projects:

  1. Shahmir Khan Niazi- “A New Spin on Renewable Energy”
    Beaconhouse School System, Lahore.
  2. Khasheaa Nadeem- “Mask that Filters Air Pollutants”
    Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karachi.
  3. Sarmad Saeed Nasir- “The Effect of Milkaumentar on Production of Milk in Cattle”
    Engro Grammer School, Ghotki.

The National Science Fair showcased more than 110 science projects submitted by 254 young scientists from all four provinces after rigorous competition at district and provincial levels. Winners of the National Science Fair have qualified to compete in the International Science & Engineering Fair, showcasing their talent on an international platform for over $5 million in prizes and scholarships.

“The number of students who have qualified for the National Science Fair and the ones who’ve further secured a position in the International Science & Engineering Fair in Phoenix, Arizona are proof that Pakistan has incredible talent. One of the core outcomes of education is to produce productive citizens and role models for tomorrow, which we can only achieve by enabling students in becoming acquainted with and excelling in technology,” said Naveed Siraj, Country Manager, Intel Pakistan. “I wish the best of luck to the students who have participated in the Science Fairs at all the qualifying levels”.

 

About Intel ISEF
The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, sponsored by Intel since 1997 is the world’s largest international pre-college science competition, providing an annual forum for more than 1,800 high school students from about 70 countries, regions, and territories to showcase their independent research as they compete for over US $5 million annually. Student finalists, in grades 9through 12, emerge from a field of approximately one million students who compete in more than 500 regional Intel ISEF-affiliated science fairs around the world.  Intel’s sponsorship of the ISEF is part of the Intel® Education Initiative, which is focused on collaborating with educators and governments around the world to improve the quality of science and mathematics education and to help students develop the higher order thinking skills they need to participate and succeed in a knowledge-based economy. For more information, visit www.intel.com/education/pk.

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