Thermo Fisher Scientific Junior Innovators Challenge (formerly Broadcom MASTERS) 2022 Results

Congratulations!   to the following Washington State Broadcom MASTERS Top 300 Award Recipients!

** The Broadcom MASTERS has a new name and sponsor for 2023:  Thermo Fisher Scientific Junior Innovators Challenge

Discovery Regional Science and Engineering Fair 

Zain Shariff *Grade: 7
School: Narrows View Intermediate School
Project Title: Identification of Microwave-Related Changes in Tissue Using an Ultrasound Scan

Washington State Science and Engineering Fair

Aashrita Rajeswari BhamidimarriGrade: 8
School: Enterprise Middle School
Project Title: Addressing a ‘Root’ Cause – One ‘Drop’ at a Time

Nora Josephine BolingerGrade: 7
School: Liberty Bell High School
Project Title: Cell Deterioration in Spider Plant Roots

Prayrona ChoudhuryGrade: 7
School: Leona Marshall Libby Middle School
Project Title: AquaRover: A Vehicle for Surveying and Mapping of Aquatic Environments

Supriya NairGrade: 8
School: Stanford Online High School
Project Title: Neurofencing: Study of Brain, Heart and Muscle Neuron Action Potentials To Improve Performance of Young Fencers

Anjana VaidyaramanGrade: 8
School: Odle Middle School
Project Title: A Foldable Reflectarray Antenna on an Origami Waterbomb Crease Pattern

Ani Van MoreGrade: 8
School: Jane Addams Middle School
Project Title: Reducing Food Waste by Making Biochar

Our appreciation to all the Regional Fair and WSSEF students that entered the Broadcom MASTER national competition.  The following students represented the Washington State Science & Engineering Fair (WSSEF) and Washington State at the 2022 Broadcom MASTERS national STEM competition for students grades 6 – 8.

Marlowe Berg
Rowan Hastings
Lily Nguyen
Ben Bioren
Chase Klauder
Owen Rothwell
Anabelle Boulos
Jake Kolias
Zain Shariff *
Lily Deng
Brynn Lenz
Lola Thomas
Priya Emani
Alexander Lui
Tenzin Tsundue
Raman Harilal
Sarayu Maikala

Facts about the 2022 Top 300 Broadcom MASTERS

Society for Science and Broadcom Foundation are proud to announce the Top 300 competitors in the 2022 Broadcom MASTERS® — the nation’s premier STEM competition for middle school students. The Broadcom MASTERS seeks to inspire young scientists, engineers and innovators to solve the grand challenges of the 21st Century. The students, selected from 1,807 entrants, come from 35 states, Guam and Puerto Rico.  Most students, 62%, go to public school, with 28% in private schools. The remaining students are in home, magnet or online schools.

The 30 finalists are chosen from this select pool to compete for more than $100,000 in awards and prizes. Finalists will be announced September 21, 2022.  Stay tuned!