CAIRO: Four Egyptian students won prizes in their respective categories in Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF,) in the 2015 competition’s final round in Pittsburgh, USA, according to Intel’s press release May 17.
Intel ISEF announced that Yasmine Mostafa, 17, received a $3,000-award for her rice straw power project in the Earth and Environmental Sciences category.
Noha Abouqara and Asmaa Sabsouba, 17 and 16 years, respectively, received a $500-award each in the Environmental Engineering category for developing a revolutionary desalination system.
Mohamed Tarek, 19, received a $250-award for developing novel potent inhibitors for CIP2A with a mutational classification method within the Computational Biology and Bioinformatics category.
The Intel ISEF, a program of Society for Science & the Public, is the world’s largest international pre-college science competition. It gives the opportunity to more than 1,700 high school students from over 70 countries to show their independent research and compete for awards worth more than $5 million.