Winners

2012 Special Award Winners

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American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

  3 x $200 ea ($200 cash)
    (1302) Battle of the Ecofridges: Traditional Zeer Pot vs. Scrap Metal Fridge
        Student: Conor Mulcahy
        School: Hawthorne Public School

    (2601) A Better Insulator for hot water pipes
        Students: Adam Jackson , Liiban Hersi
        School: Colonel By Secondary School

    (1308) In-Vent: The Electricity Producing Attic Vent
        Student: Dinu Heiyantuduwa
        School: Longfields-Davidson Heights Secondary School

Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Assoc (AFCEA) -- Ottawa Chapter

  Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) -- Ottawa Chapter ($75 cash)
    (1607) Which one works Better: the Capacitor or the Battery
        Students: Ry Rutherford , Mickey Holmes
        School: Queen Elizabeth Public School

  Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) -- Ottawa Chapter ($125 cash)
    (1313) Sound Obstacle Avoidance Light Activated Robot (S.O.A.L.A.R.) version 2.0
        Student: Judd Foster
        School: Cedarview Middle School

  Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) -- Ottawa Chapter ($175 cash)
    (3302) Caspar: A Natural Language Understanding System Based on Isomorphic Grammar Trees
        Student: Sandro Young
        School: Lisgar Collegiate Institute

Canada Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, Ottawa Centre

  Cash, certificate ($100 cash)
    (2503) Ocean Destruction
        Students: Justice Iris , Amber Carlsson
        School: Venta Preparatory School

  Cash, certificate and school plaque ($75 cash)
    (1226) Watering Our Way To Coolness
        Student: Adam Coe
        School: Turnbull School

Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (National Capital Section)

  Canadian Society of Civil Engineering ($100 cash)
    (2604) L'atténuation des vibrations
        Students: Merlynda Vilain , Marie-Josée Saadé
        School: Collège Catholique Samuel-Genest

    (1205) What's in your water? Towards a community based water monitoring system in the social networking era
        Student: Haripriya Pulyassary
        School: Venta Preparatory School

    (1604) Are Yellow Traffic Light Times Set Correctly?
        Student: Joana Alhegagi
        School: Henry Munro Middle School

Chemical Institute of Canada/Canadian Society of Chemical Engineering

  Chemical institute of Canada ($100 cash)
    (3101) Multifunctional SPIO Nanoparticle-enabled MR Imaging for Spinal Cord Injury
        Student: Jiakai Ji
        School: Sir Robert Borden High School

  Chemical Institute of Canada ($100 cash)
    (1605) Identifying Chemical Properties of Substances and Materials
        Student: Amit Scheer
        School: Broadview Public School

COM DEV Ltd.

  COM DEV Ltd. ($100 cash)
    (1609) Do Black Holes Spin
        Students: Adib Bakth , Adam Younis
        School: Queen Elizabeth Public School

    (2303) Lighting the Way to a Brighter Future
        Students: Steven Chen , William Xu
        School: Colonel By Secondary School

    (2302) Which Solid Rocket Propellant Is Most Efficient
        Students: Austin Pineault , Isaac Cowan
        School: Colonel By Secondary School

JR Hall Memorial Award

   ($75 cash)
    (1205) What's in your water? Towards a community based water monitoring system in the social networking era
        Student: Haripriya Pulyassary
        School: Venta Preparatory School

Laurentian Chapter of SETAC Award

  Best project on a topic related to environmental toxicology, chemistry, pollution, contamination, remediation or environmental p ($100 cash)
    (2403) Coffee Grinds and Tea Leaves as Biosorbents for Toxic Lead in Drinking Water
        Students: Ying Lin , Nasana Vaidya
        School: Colonel By Secondary School

National Police Services - RCMP Foundation Award

  $75 ($75 cash)
    (3301) An Efficient Object Recognition Algorithm for Mobile Vision
        Student: Fan Zhang
        School: Lisgar Collegiate Institute

    (1313) Sound Obstacle Avoidance Light Activated Robot (S.O.A.L.A.R.) version 2.0
        Student: Judd Foster
        School: Cedarview Middle School

    (1639) Theta le bras bionique
        Students: Simon Cousineau , Stephanie Sibbald
        School: École secondaire catholique Franco-Cité

Natural Resources Canada - Earth Sciences

  Intermediate, book valued at $100 or more
    (2203) Was Ice the Problem?
        Student: Shamus McCoy
        School: Immaculata High School

    (2604) L'atténuation des vibrations
        Students: Merlynda Vilain , Marie-Josée Saadé
        School: Collège Catholique Samuel-Genest

Natural Resources Canada -- Energy

  Junior, 1st place Book valued at $100 or more
    (1330) L'hydrogène et l'oxygène : ça charge
        Student: Thomas Jager
        School: Collège catholique Franco-Ouest

  Intermediate 2nd, Book valued at $100 or more
    (2601) A Better Insulator for hot water pipes
        Students: Adam Jackson , Liiban Hersi
        School: Colonel By Secondary School

  Intermediate 1st, Book valued at $100 or more
    (2205) Bioraffinage : un avenir prometteur!
        Student: Olivier Cossette
        School: Collège Catholique Samuel-Genest2

Natural Resources Canada -- Environmental Sciences

  Junior, 2nd - Book valued at $100 or more
    (1211) Are oil spills silent murderers?
        Students: Eva Li , Fadumo Arwo
        School: Longfields-Davidson Heights Secondary School

  Junior, 1st - Book valued at $100 or more
    (1205) What's in your water? Towards a community based water monitoring system in the social networking era
        Student: Haripriya Pulyassary
        School: Venta Preparatory School

  Intermediate - Book valued at $100 or more
    (2403) Coffee Grinds and Tea Leaves as Biosorbents for Toxic Lead in Drinking Water
        Students: Ying Lin , Nasana Vaidya
        School: Colonel By Secondary School

2012 Ontario Association of Medical Laboratories Award

   ($100 cash)
    (1205) What's in your water? Towards a community based water monitoring system in the social networking era
        Student: Haripriya Pulyassary
        School: Venta Preparatory School

Orezone Award For Innovation in Earth Sciences

   ($75 cash)
    (2203) Was Ice the Problem?
        Student: Shamus McCoy
        School: Immaculata High School

    (2101) Gold Nanoparticle-based Aptasensor for Homocysteine determination in Biological Fluids
        Students: Alexandra Pipe , Elaine Zhang
        School: Elmwood School

ORSF Committee - Consumer Products

  ORSF Committee -- Consumer Products ($75 cash)
    (2506) Why'd you buy that?
        Student: Melysa Torrey
        School: Bell High School

    (1402) Pomegranate: The Fruit of Life for Cancer
        Student: Gaurav Jain
        School: Bishop Hamilton Montessori

    (2405) Redresse toi!
        Student: Émilie Ryan-Estephan
        School: Collège Catholique Samuel-Genest

    (1330) L'hydrogène et l'oxygène : ça charge
        Student: Thomas Jager
        School: Collège catholique Franco-Ouest

Ottawa Field Naturalists' Club

  Presenter has prize ($100 cash)
    (1501) Wild Cats in Danger
        Students: Maya Perelman , Annie Zhang
        School: Broadview Public School

    (2203) Was Ice the Problem?
        Student: Shamus McCoy
        School: Immaculata High School

    (2102) War of the Wasps: comparing the parasitism effectiveness of the wasps D. insulare and M. mediator
        Student: Adamo Young
        School: Lisgar Collegiate Institute

Ottawa Horticultural Society

  Ottawa Horticultural Society (Junior) ($75 cash)
    (1206) plants to the future
        Students: shawn lee , Alex Bracanovich
        School: Venta Preparatory School

  Ottawa Horticultural Society (Intermediate & Senior) ($75 cash)
    (2102) War of the Wasps: comparing the parasitism effectiveness of the wasps D. insulare and M. mediator
        Student: Adamo Young
        School: Lisgar Collegiate Institute

Partners in Research

  Each prize winner will be presented with a certificate and a $75 award. ($75 cash)
    (1406) Antacids vs Acid Reflux: The Epic Battle
        Student: Sophie Baremberg
        School: Broadview Public School

  Each prize winner will be presented with a certificate and a $75 award. ($75 cash)
    (2403) Coffee Grinds and Tea Leaves as Biosorbents for Toxic Lead in Drinking Water
        Students: Ying Lin , Nasana Vaidya
        School: Colonel By Secondary School

  Each prize winner will be presented with a certificate and a $75 award. ($75 cash)
    (3401) Effect of Curcumin on Respiratory Syncytial Virus replication and virus induced cytokine production
        Student: Tannya Cai
        School: Elmwood School

Professional Engineers Ontario-Ottawa Chapter

  Professional Engineers Ontario -- Ottawa Chapter ($100 cash)
    (2603) Absorption des couches
        Student: Mireille Salloum
        School: École secondaire catholique Franco-Cité

    (1302) Battle of the Ecofridges: Traditional Zeer Pot vs. Scrap Metal Fridge
        Student: Conor Mulcahy
        School: Hawthorne Public School

    (1308) In-Vent: The Electricity Producing Attic Vent
        Student: Dinu Heiyantuduwa
        School: Longfields-Davidson Heights Secondary School

    (1322) A Reliable, Portable, Monitoring Device for the Prevention of Accidental Drowning
        Student: Soumya Srinivasan
        School: Turnbull School

    (1639) Theta le bras bionique
        Students: Simon Cousineau , Stephanie Sibbald
        School: École secondaire catholique Franco-Cité

University of Ottawa Physics Department

  University of Ottawa Physics Department ($50 cash)
    (2601) A Better Insulator for hot water pipes
        Students: Adam Jackson , Liiban Hersi
        School: Colonel By Secondary School

  University of Ottawa Physics Department ($75 cash)
    (2604) L'atténuation des vibrations
        Students: Merlynda Vilain , Marie-Josée Saadé
        School: Collège Catholique Samuel-Genest

    (2301) Temperature's of Mediums Effect on Sound Behaviour
        Student: Asif Islam
        School: Colonel By Secondary School

Youth MBA Scholarship Award

  Scholarship for Youth MBA Programme ($1 scholarship)
    (1302) Battle of the Ecofridges: Traditional Zeer Pot vs. Scrap Metal Fridge
        Student: Conor Mulcahy
        School: Hawthorne Public School

    (1308) In-Vent: The Electricity Producing Attic Vent
        Student: Dinu Heiyantuduwa
        School: Longfields-Davidson Heights Secondary School

    (1412) Do people have ants in their pants: Moving crowds of people
        Students: Jenna Morton , Laima Noori
        School: Queen Elizabeth Public School

    (1331) Trott-hyBRI
        Student: Brielle Johnston
        School: Collège catholique Franco-Ouest

    (1322) A Reliable, Portable, Monitoring Device for the Prevention of Accidental Drowning
        Student: Soumya Srinivasan
        School: Turnbull School