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2011 New York City Science and Engineering Fair (NYCSEF) Awards

Posted on Thursday, March 31, 2011 by for Awards, NYCSEF.

NYCSEF First Award

  • Humera Mohammad (Animal Sciences)
    Project: The Effect of Outcome Uncertainty on Conditional Learning
    Mentor: Andrew R. Delamater, Brooklyn College, Department of Psychology

NYCSEF Second Award

  • Michelle Badri (Behavioral & Social Sciences)
    Project: Race as a Factor in Children’s Self Perception as Tested by the Famous Clark Doll Experiments
  • Vivian Chen (Behavioral & Social Sciences)
    Project: Effect of Assimilation on Academic Performance of 2nd Generation Americans of Asian Descent vs. Later Generations
  • Joseline Cruz (Behavioral & Social Sciences)
    Project: Working Memory in Children with Typical Learning Development and in Children with Specific Language Impairment
    Mentor: Klara Marton, CUNY Graduate Center, Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences
    Joseline also won an American Psychological Association Award and a US Army Award.

NYCSEF Third Award

  • Anastasiya Matveyenko (Plant Sciences)
    Project: Survey of Medicinal Plant Use of Brooklyn Botanic Garden Staff and Visitors
    Mentor: Susan K. Pell, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Department of Scientific Research
  • Nicole Ng & Zhao Na Wang (Biochemistry)
    Project: Investigation of the Hydrophobic Nature of (LGGVG)3, a Possible Model of Elastin Behavior
    Mentor: Greg Boutis, Brooklyn College, Department of Physics
  • Francisca Onyiuke & Mercy Palomeque (Medicine & Health Sciences)
    Project: Determination of Heart Rate Variability Using an Electronic Stethoscope
    Mentor: Jason M. Lazar, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Department of Cardiovascular Disease
    Fancisca and Mercy also won a US Air Force Award.
  • Fuad Zaher (Physics)
    Project: Generation of Optical Vortex
    Mentor: Giovanni Milione, City College, Department of Physics

More Award Winners

  • Afsana Amir (Behavioral & Social Sciences)
    won an American Psychological Association Award
    Project: Influence of Classical Music on Learning
  • Rose-Ann Thomas (Behavioral & Social Sciences)
    won an American Psychological Association Award
    Project: Effect of Extinction on Conditioned Flavor-Preference Learning in Water Deprived Rats
    Mentor: Andrew R. Delamater, Brooklyn College, Department of Psychology
  • Man Yee "Emily" Ng (Animal Sciences)
    won a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Award, a Stockholm Junior Water Prize Award, and a US Air Force Award
    Project: The Effect of Ocean Acidification on Sea Urchins
    Mentor: John F. Marra, Brooklyn College, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Carmen Mui & Wen Shan "Cynthia" Xue
    won a US Army Award
    Project: The Effect of Nitrogen and Phosphorous on Algae in Prospect Park Lake
    Mentor: Brett F. Branco, Brooklyn College, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences