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University Set to Host Final Championship of World-Wide Science Competition

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On July 12, 2018, Stony Brook University is joining The Center for Science Teaching and Learning (CSTL) in presenting the Spellman High Voltage Electronic Clean Tech Competition. The event, open to the public, will take place in the Wang Center.

The winners explaining their project during last year’s event.
The winners explaining their project during last year’s event.

As a highly rated “green” college, Stony Brook University is proud to host this international competition for a second year in a row. The campus invites everyone to join the event and meet these innovative students and see their projects.

The world-wide, pre-college youth competition encourages participants to address real-world issues with a scientific understanding through research and design methods. Under the challenge topic, students participating must identify a current problem that exists and propose a solution using clean technology. The topic this year is “Solving Climate Change.”

All finalists receive a cash prize with the top three receiving higher amounts. Out of more than 400 applicants, the top 10 finalists for 2018 have been chosen:

  • MMCCleanTeam from Queensland, Australia
  • Air Water from Lima, Peru
  • 5-ALA from New York, United States
  • Seq2Tran from California, United States
  • NPSI from Singapore
  • Hydrogen Fuel Cells from New York, United States
  • Eilise Ireland from County Cork, Ireland
  • The Flash from Singapore
  • Sustainable Future from California, United States
  • PeaCeMakers from Singapore

Past projects have included creative and inventive concepts and creations using everything from technology resources to various earthly materials. Last year’s winners, a team from Plainview-Old Bethpage school district on Long Island, created SuperSilk, a superstrong silk material developed by using Bombyx mori.

CSTL is a science education organization for all ages located at Tanglewood Preserve on Long Island.

Cohen Miles-Rath, Community Relations

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