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1999 Siemens-Westinghouse Science and Technology Competition

Posted on Sunday, October 24, 1999 by for Awards, Siemens.

The Siemens Westinghouse Science and Technology Competition is a national research competition in the sciences and mathematics for high school students. Two Midwood students made it to the National Finals (gold medal level) and four made it to the Regional Finals (silver medal level). All six were featured on NY1 News.

Regional Finalists

  • Alexander Eng & Ilya Sherman
    Contaminants in Asbestos
  • Nazish Qadeer
    Comparison of the DNA of Apes and Humans
  • Eugene Simuni
    Role of Interdomain Interactions in the Activation Mechanism of the G Proteins


  • Lawrence Fung
    Does Radiofrequency Radiation Affect the Proliferation Rates of HS683 Human Glioma Cells?
  • Emmanuelle St Jean
    Evidence for a Lipoprotein Scavenger Receptor in the African Trypanosome
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