CSSF Category Awards: 2012
Applied Mechanics & Structures

Senior Division


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S0331 — First Place
David A. Zarrin, Grade 11 portrait
The Z-Engine: My Internal Combustion Rotary Engine with Only Four Moving Parts
Advisor: Mr. Simon Zarrin
School: Saratoga High School, Saratoga, Santa Clara County
S0312 — Second Place
Adyota Gupta, Grade 10 portrait
Smart Vest: A Novel Approach to Bulletproof Vests
Advisor: Mr. Stuart Calhoon
School: Monta Vista High School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County
S0309 — Third Place
Alex L. Chang, Grade 9 portrait
Surviving Seismically-Induced Liquefaction: The Development and Validation of a Novel Hybrid Floating Foundation System
Advisor: Mr. Tom Shrake
School: University High School, Irvine, Orange County
S0325 — Fourth Place
Navjot Singh, Grade 11 portrait
Utilization of X-Ray Triboluminescence from Stick-Slip Friction in Peeling Tape
Advisor: Mr. John Allen
School: Oak Grove High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S0313 — Honorable Mention
Hunter Z. Karr, Grade 11 portrait
Comparing the Efficiency of Two Wave Energy Converter Designs and Their Potential for the Santa Monica Bay
Advisor: Dr. James Vieceli
School: St. Monica Catholic High School, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County
S0323 — Honorable Mention
John T. Schwartz, III, Grade 10 portrait
The Effect of an Electrolytic Cell on the Power Output of an Internal Combustion Engine
Advisor: Mrs. Victoria Acquistapace
School: De La Salle High School, Concord, Contra Costa County
S0330 — Honorable Mention
James Xue, Grade 11 portrait
Rubberized Concrete: An Integration of Dynamic Performance and Environmental Protection
Advisor: Ms. Shannon Bunch
School: University High School, Irvine, Orange County

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