This year’s New York City Metro Junior Science and Humanities Symposium was held at York College in Jamaica, Queens on Sunday, February 9. JSHS connects talented students, their teachers, and research professionals at affiliated symposia and rewards research excellence. Midwood had 3 semifinalists this year.
- Amy Cao
was a semifinalist and received a third place award in the chemistry division for her project "Synthesis of iron triisopropylsilylated vinylketene complexes." Amy and her partner Ying Tong Guo worked under the supervision of Dr. Wayne F. K. Schnatter in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Long Island University.
- Raquel Hosein
was a semifinalist and received a third place award in the engineering division for her project "Application of a Wireless Electrical Device for the Detection of Epilepsy." Raquel worked under the supervision of Dr. Jonathan Viventi in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering.
- Akeem Pinnock
was a semifinalist in the biology division for his project "Iron’s Involvement in the Diagnosis of Lupus." Akeem worked under the supervision of Dr. Donald Gerber in the Department of Medicine at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center.
Raquel Hosein, Ying Tong Guo, Amy Cao, Akeem Pinnock