12-Year-Old Uses Optical Illusions to Better Understand Cognitive Processing; Wins $25,000 Top Award at the Broadcom MASTERS

Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public today announced that Ishana Kumar, 12, from Chappaqua, New York, won the coveted $25,000 Samueli Foundation Prize, the top award in the Broadcom MASTERS®, the nation’s premier science and engineering competition for middle school students. Through her project, Ishana investigated whether retinal fatigue changes our perception of “imaginary colors,” […]
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Ella Holleran, Lemelson Early Inventor Prize winner, pictured with sister and project
Maya Ajmera receives the 2020 National Science Board Public Service Award.
Katherine St George, 6th place winner in the Regeneron STS 2020
2020 BCM Finalist Grid
Melba’s students entered the inaugural New Mexico Governor's STEM Challenge and won as state champions.
Organizations that will have booths at the STEM Experiential Hall.
This year's top 300 Broadcom MASTERS have many interests, accomplishments and hobbies.
Portrait of Anaiah Thomas, who is an EMT and has assisted with CPR and delivering a baby/ Illustrated by Amy Wike
2020 Broadcom MASTERS Top 300
Ray Kurzweil, Cofounder and Chancellor of Singularity University, Director of Engineering at Google
Jagdeep Bhatia
As a Society Advocate in 2019-2020, Raj Rajnarayanan created a paid summer internship program.