CSSF Project Listings: 2015
Mathematics & Software

Junior Division

J1401 — Second Place
Manasa H. Bhimaraju, Grade 6
Low Cost Animated Teaching Tool for Study of Elements of the Periodic Table with an Interface for the Visually Impaired
Advisor: Mr. Chris Scharmen
School: Kennedy (John F.) Middle School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County
J1402 — Fourth Place
Anika Cheerla, Grade 8
Automated Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Using MRI Images
Advisor: Mrs. Khadija Iyer
School: Kennedy (John F.) Middle School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County
Adlae H. D'Orazio, Grade 7
False Positive and False Negative Paradox
Advisor: Ms. Annie Adams
School: Hall (Henry) Middle School, Larkspur, Marin County
Elias B. Gilbert, Grade 7
Watch the Curve: Using Statistical Modeling to Predict the Next Baseball Pitch
Advisor: Dr. Gregory Gilbert
School: Mission Hill Junior High School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
J1405 — Third Place
Paul C. Grosen, Grade 8
A Computer Program to Track and Count Particle Trails
Advisor: Ms. Kim Miller
School: Goleta Valley Junior High School, Goleta, Santa Barbara County
Jakob A. Hachigian-Kreutzer, Grade 7
Exploration of the Ulam Spiral
Advisor: Mr. Vinicio Merlino
School: Woodside Elementary School, Woodside, San Mateo County
Jacob Kantor, Grade 8
Phi: The Golden Ratio
Advisor: Ms. Nicole Haire
School: Wornick (Ronald C.) Jewish Day School, Foster City, San Mateo County
Rachana Madhukara, Grade 7
Devising an Effective Way of Solving the Rubiks Cube
Advisor: Ms. Kathryn Freeman
School: Carmel Valley Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Alexander T. McDowell, Grade 6
Can Wind Chimes Generate Truly Random Numbers?
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Tierra Linda Middle School, San Carlos, San Mateo County
Sebastian L. Mellen, Grade 8
MathSuite: A Free and Innovative Android App that Makes Dreaded Calculation Fun! Published and Available on Google Play
Advisor: Mr. Norm Negus
School: Mt. Everest Academy, San Diego, San Diego County
Margaret A. Mendez, Grade 8
Elevator Modification in Virtual Reality with the Use of Logic Gates and Adders
Advisor: Mrs. Diane Loflin
School: Quail Lake Charter School, Clovis, Fresno County
Jaydah M. Mills, Grade 8
Blind Gaming
Advisor: Mrs. Wendi Rodriguez
School: Heritage (The) School, Phelan, San Bernardino County
Ignacio A. Morales, Grade 7
Can a Lego Robot Guard Your Treasure?
Advisor: Ms. Cindy Ligeti
School: Medea Creek Middle School, Oak Park, Ventura County
J1414 — Honorable Mention
Liana C. Mueller, Grade 8
Eye Cue: Creating a Computer Game for the Blind
Advisor: Mr. David Marchetti
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
Kaylen Ng, Grade 8
Experimental Theory of Using Bubbles as a Sustainable Source of Air Underwater
Advisor: Mrs. Andrea Acres
School: Ridgecrest Intermediate School, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County
William M. Pramanik, Grade 7
Stock Market + Risk Management = College Paid
Advisor: Mr. Premdas Rohan
School: Mount Madonna School, Watsonville, Santa Cruz County
J1417 — First Place
Rashi Ranjan, Grade 7
Infant Car Alert System
Advisor: Ms. Pronati Mondal
School: Challenger School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J1418 — Honorable Mention
Sanjana V. Shah, Grade 8
Text Compression Algorithm Based on Popularity Using Global English Dictionary
Advisor: Mr. Klington Chang
School: Kennedy (John F.) Middle School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County
Andrew M. Shaheen, Grade 8
The Geometry of Banking a Basket
Advisor: Mrs. Kathleen Eno
School: St. Joseph Elementary, Long Beach, Los Angeles County
Samyak P. Surti, IV, Grade 7
Lane Merge Algorithm for Autonomous Cars
Advisor: Mrs. Kendra Duncan
School: Folsom Middle School, Folsom, Sacramento County
Patrick Z. Yu, Grade 7
Developing Efficient Algorithms for Self-Navigating Vehicles
Advisor: Dr. Youssef Ismail
School: Kennedy (John F.) Middle School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County

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