Eric S. Chen, 17, of San Diego, CA won the top award of $100,000 at the Intel Science Talent Search 2014 for his research of potential new drugs to treat influenza.
Second place and $75,000 went to Kevin Lee of Irvine, CA who developed a mathematical model to describe the shape of the heart as it beats using the principles of fluid mechanics.
Third place and $50,000 went to William Henry Kuszmaul of Lexington, MA, who developed a new approach to the mathematics of modular enumeration.
Read the press release for more information about the top ten winners!
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The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) is the premier global science competition for students in grades 9-12. More than 1,600 students from more than 70 countries, regions, and territories will travel to Los Angeles to compete in 2014.
- Grand Award Judges: Approximately 1,000 judges are needed in 17 scientific disciplines, primarily on Tuesday, May 13 and Wednesday, May 14
- General Volunteers: More than 500 volunteers are needed for a variety of activites throughout the week
- Interpreters: Approximately 200 volunteers are needed for conversational and technical interpretation. Greatest demand is for Spanish, Russian, and Mandarin.
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