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2002 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF)

Posted on Friday, May 24, 2002 by for Awards, ISEF.

The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) is the world’s largest pre-college celebration of science. Held annually in May, the Intel ISEF brings together over 1,200 students from 40 nations to compete for scholarships, tuition grants, internships, and scientific field trips. This year’s ISEF was held in Louisville, Kentucky

The Science Department Is Proud to Announce: Tahir Ahmed was one of the top prize winners. His project was on Molecular Modeling and the Identification of Functional Domains of a New Adhesive Molecule in Inflammatory Thrombosis. He did his work at Downstate Medical Center under the mentorship of Dr. Elizabeth Kornecki. His teacher advisor was Ms. Ann Nicastri. Tahir, 17, is a senior in the Science Research Program of the Medical Science Institute at Midwood. He won…

  • An Intel Foundation Achievement Award for outstanding work in any field ($5,000);
  • First Place Award in Biochemistry ($3,000);
  • First Place, Asjtavadhani Vidwan Ambati Subbaraya Chetty Foundation Award for projects that display outstanding creativity, ingenuity and have the potential to alleviate the human condition or mark a substantial advance in the scientific field ($1,000); and
  • A University of Louisville Full Tuition Scholarship Award.