Intel STS 2014 Top Winners Announced

Eric Chen of San Diego, CA wins top award of $100,000

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. His interdisciplinary approach combined computer modeling with structural studies and biological validation, with a focus on drugs that inhibit endonuclease.

Second place and $75,000 went to Kevin Lee of Irvine, CA who developed a faster and computationally efficient mathematical model to describe the shape of the heart as it beats...

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