Thermo Fisher Scientific Junior Innovator Challenge 2023 Results

Congratulations!   to the following Washington State Thermo Fisher Scientific Innovator Challenge (JIC) Top 300 Award Recipients!

Thermo Fisher Scientific Junior Innovator Challenge (JIC) selected each of these Washington State middle school students as one of their Top 300.  From their Top 300 list they will select the Top 30 nationwide for the coveted week-long Washington DC experience.  

Discovery Regional Science and Engineering Fair

Shariff, ZainGrade: 8th
School: Curtis Junior High School
Project Title: Microwave-Related Tissue Changes Using Ultrasound: Processing Images Into Spectral Colors

Washington State Science and Engineering Fair

Badrish, AdvaitGrade: 7th
School: Redmond Middle School
Project Title: HeartNN: A High-Accuracy Neural Network for Cardiac Auscultation

Choudhury, PrayronaGrade: 8th
School: Leona Marshall Libby Middle School
Project Title: AquaTranslate – Identifying the Causes of Aquatic Problems Through Sensor Data-Driven Intelligent Web Searches

Wojtowicz, PeterGrade: 7th
School: Jane Addams Middle School
Project Title: Wi-Fi Soil Moisture Sensor: An Affordable Approach to Efficient Agriculture

2023 Top 300 Junior Innovators

Society for Science and Thermo Fisher Scientific are proud to announce the Top 300 competitors in the 2023 Thermo Fisher Scientific Junior Innovators Challenge (JIC) — the nation’s premier STEM competition for middle school students. The Thermo Fisher JIC seeks to inspire young scientists, engineers and innovators to solve the world’s most intractable challenges. The students, selected from 1,828 entrants, live in 35 states and Puerto Rico.  The 30 finalists were chosen from this select pool to compete for more than $100,000 in awards and prizes. Finalists will be announced September 20.