If you have been selected for the Broadcom MASTERS, CA State Science and Engineering Fair, or you have won a special award you will receive and email shortly.

Results

Below are the award winners of the 2022 STEM Fair. Individual students will be emailed with instructions on how to proceed to other fairs if they are elligible.

2022 STEM Fair Winners
Student(s) Grade School and District Project Title Award(s) CSSEF Broadcom MASTERS
Jill Fulton 5 Nativity Catholic School K-8 How Does Weather Affect Mood? First Place
Annabelle Han 5 La Entrada Middle
Las Lomitas Elementary
Does fat cause ginger milk curd to form? Second Place
Raquel Gould
Abi Sullivan
5 Arroyo
San Carlos Elementary
Effect of Light Colors on Plant Growth First Place
Zachary Ho 5 John Muir Elementary
San Bruno Park Elementary
Gene Editing To Create Glowing Bacteria Honorable Mention
Veronika Leonova
Alexia Hudachek
5 North Star Academy
Redwood City Elementary
Blooming Colors Honorable Mention
Naya Sumetanon 5 Fox Elementary
Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary
Dried Ice and Different Substances Second Place
Seri Sumetanon 5 Fox Elementary
Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary
Would You Drink That? Filtering Saltwater First Place
Lucas Chuang 5 La Entrada Middle
Las Lomitas Elementary
Wildfire Alarm System Second Place IEEE Special Award
Avi Davidovits 5 Mariposa Upper Elementary School
San Carlos Elementary
How Long Does it Take Computers to ‘Think’? First Place
Gibson Williams
Carter Moore
Ben Eisenberg
5 Arroyo
San Carlos Elementary
Hey Batter Batter! Second Place
Patrick Dournaee 5 College Park Elementary
San Mateo-Foster City
Shock Wave Banger Second Place
Vera Hsu 5 Redwood Shores Elementary
Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary
Using a Model to Estimate the Speed of a Real Roller Coaster First Place IEEE Special Award
Jackelyn Lange 6 St. Matthew's Episcopal Day School Cavies: Canor vs Cacophony Second Place
Zoey Ho 6 John Muir Elementary
San Bruno Park Elementary
Investigating the Stroop Effect Honorable Mention
Adeya Hanes 6 Corte Madera
Portola Valley Elementary
The Physiological Impact of Soft Drinks on Rodents First Place Broadcom Elligible
Siena Sequeira
Sofia Sequeira
6 Woodside Elementary
Woodside Elementary
Fancy Plants Second Place
Caleb Nash 6 Woodside Elementary
Woodside Elementary
Hummingbird Feeding Frenzy Honorable Mention
Lexi Hoogeveen 6 Crocker Middle
Hillsborough City Elementary
Plant Automated Watering System (PAWS) Second Place
Alexa Hengehold 6 Woodside Elementary
Woodside Elementary
Does a Spoonful of Sugar Help the Yeast Rise Out? Second Place
Rebecca Goldberg 6 Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School First to Fizzle Out First Place State Elligible Broadcom Elligible
Sumire Oketani 6 Notre Dame Elementary Identify the Most Stubborn Stains and Find the Best Stain Removal Honorable Mention
Isabella Schrobsdorff 6 Woodside Elementary
Woodside Elementary
Between Land and Sea OOS Special Award
Akira Nakamura 6 Burlingame Intermediate
Burlingame Elementary
Mathematically Modeling Planetary Orbits First Place State Elligible Broadcom Elligible
Zachary Triantos 6 Woodside Elementary
Woodside Elementary
PET The Forever Plastic Honorable Mention
Natalie Pulliam
Madeleine Miln
Elle Pedrotti
6 St. Charles Elementary Conduction-duction what's your function? Honorable Mention
Yuisho Kawane 6 Parkside Intermediate
San Bruno Park Elementary
Filtering Water for Cheap First Place State Elligible Broadcom Elligible
Elisabeth Schor 6 The Nueva School Magical Matches - an invention of hope Second Place Broadcom Elligible
Alexander Zwaanstra 6 Woodside Elementary
Woodside Elementary
Refined Turbine Designs Second Place Broadcom Elligible
Audrey Bailey 6 Nesbit Elementary
Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary
This Little Piggie Went To The Bath Honorable Mention
Mariella Cusing 6 Crocker Middle
Hillsborough City Elementary
Masked singers First Place State Elligible Broadcom Elligible
Phoebe Chen 6 Woodside Elementary
Woodside Elementary
Which Blanket is the Best Second Place
Baron Franklin 6 Fernando Rivera Intermediate
Jefferson Elementary
Comparing The Impact Of Three Judo Throws (Uchi Mata, Harai ogoshi, and Ogoshi) Second Place
Natalia Juno 6 Crocker Middle
Hillsborough City Elementary
Flying Far First Place State Elligible Broadcom Elligible
Arya Charati 6 Sandpiper Elementary
Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary
Surface Tension Honorable Mention
Alden Tang 6 Fernando Rivera Intermediate
Jefferson Elementary
Weight and Lift Honorable Mention
Liam Stemmle 7 St. Matthew's Episcopal Day School Masked Faces First Place State Elligible Broadcom Elligible
Armaan Mishra 7 Crocker Middle
Hillsborough City Elementary
Unlocking Inner Stress: Mindfulness in Children Second Place Broadcom Elligible
Adam Cheong 7 Woodland School Does the Color of Light Affect Plant Growth? Honorable Mention
Yanzi He 7 Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton Food: A World Full of Microbiomes First Place State Elligible Broadcom Elligible
Rohan Kommareddy
Aryan Agarwal
7 North Star Academy
Redwood City Elementary
How Should You Clean Your Hands? Second Place
Maxwell Robenalt 7 St. Matthew Catholic Sweet Tooth Honorable Mention
Anna Pulendran 7 Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton The Analysis of the Canine Microbiome Honorable Mention
Samantha M Nguyen 7 Taylor Middle
Millbrae Elementary
Which Natural Cleanser Cleans the Most Pores? Second Place
Edward Oh 7 St. Pius Elementary Corrosion of Metals in Salt and Tap Water Honorable Mention
Ela Viswanathan 7 Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton Enzymatic Browning in Avocado First Place State Elligible Broadcom Elligible
Karthik Joshi
Leran Mao
7 Taylor Middle
Millbrae Elementary
How Clean is YOUR Water? Honorable Mention
Kyle Venook
Aaron Field
7 Taylor Middle
Millbrae Elementary
The Optimal Ratio: What Ratio of Water to Organic Matter Is Best for the Production of Biogas? Honorable Mention
Shreya Chandrasekar 7 Terra Linda Middle School
San Carlos Elementary
The Rise of the Idli Batter: Forays Into Fermentation Second Place
Veronica Howard 7 Stanford Online High School Pesticide Residue On Organic Versus Conventional Produce and the Effect of Simple Washing Techniques First Place State Elligible Broadcom Elligible
Allison Mu 7 Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton What Type of Plastic Will Break Down the Quickest? Second Place
Jasmine Lee 7 Lipman Middle
Brisbane Elementary
Red Wiggler Earthworms (Eisenia fetida): Apples or Carrots- Which Will They Consume Faster? Honorable Mention
Lucas Hom
Adam Situ
7 Taylor Middle
Millbrae Elementary
Homemade Water Wheel Honorable Mention
Belle Tan
Cheryl Lam
7 Taylor Middle
Millbrae Elementary
Safer Storm Drain System: Designing a More Effective Grate Honorable Mention
Neethika Vijay 7 Synapse School Shoe-in: Accessible shoe design Second Place Broadcom Elligible
Jasmine Kaur 7 Sandpiper Elementary
Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary
Smart Garbage Sorter First Place OOS Special Award State Elligible Broadcom Elligible
Benjamin Mangiafico 7 Terra Linda Middle School
San Carlos Elementary
Traffic: Unclogged Honorable Mention
Violet MacAvoy 7 Crocker Middle
Hillsborough City Elementary
Save Our Forest: Engineering a Cost-Effective, Environmentally Friendly Forest Fire Retardant First Place State Elligible Broadcom Elligible
Ava Wong-Foy 7 Nativity Catholic School K-8 Which Sunscreen Blocks UV Light The Best? Second Place
Ethan Yan 7 Burlingame Intermediate
Burlingame Elementary
Can “one look” by machine detect acute leukemia? Classic and novel deep learning based diagnostic systems for leukemia Second Place IEEE Special Award Broadcom Elligible
Tessa Cuchelkar 7 Terra Linda Middle School
San Carlos Elementary
How Well Does Your Sunscreen Protect You? First Place State Elligible Broadcom Elligible
Victoria Murmann 7 Sandpiper Elementary
Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary
Induced Currents Second Place IEEE Special Award
Allison Oh 7 Crocker Middle
Hillsborough City Elementary
Surfaces That Fog (With Mystery) Honorable Mention
Vesta Kassayan 7 La Entrada Middle
Las Lomitas Elementary
The Doppler Effect Second Place
Lucy Collins 8 Manuel F. Cunha Intermediate
Cabrillo Unified
Do You Recall? Second Place
Caroline Clack 8 Crocker Middle
Hillsborough City Elementary
What Does It Take To Get The Time Of Day? Second Place
Skylar Tsurudome 8 Crocker Middle
Hillsborough City Elementary
Wondrous Music Honorable Mention
Korynna Lau 8 Lipman Middle
Brisbane Elementary
Legibility in Typography First Place State Elligible Broadcom Elligible
Sumire Nakajima 8 Lipman Middle
Brisbane Elementary
Powerful Pressure Honorable Mention
Sierra Hartwig 8 Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School Barred Bacteria: The use of three natural products on combating bacterial growth Second Place
Victoria Harding Bradley 8 Nativity Catholic School K-8 GREEN EARS - A study of ultrasonic acoustic emissions in response to environmental stressors in plants First Place State Elligible Broadcom Elligible
Bridget Semler 8 Nativity Catholic School K-8 Is It Dirtier than a Mask? Honorable Mention
Aya Naito 8 Manuel F. Cunha Intermediate
Cabrillo Unified
My Dog May Hate Me, But I Counted Bacteria Honorable Mention
Caitlin Smith 8 La Entrada Middle
Las Lomitas Elementary
What Method of Ripening Fruits is The Best? Second Place
Giselle Cruz 8 Nativity Catholic School K-8 Do Organic Cleaners Disinfect as well as Strong Chemical Cleaners? Honorable Mention
Andrew Hide 8 Manuel F. Cunha Intermediate
Cabrillo Unified
How Pure is Public Drinking Fountain Water? First Place State Elligible Broadcom Elligible
Raeya Wohlmorantz 8 Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School The Science of Spherification Second Place Broadcom Elligible
Suhani Pahuja 8 Sandpiper Elementary
Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary
Biofuel development: Yielding ethanol from compost Second Place OOS Special Award Broadcom Elligible
Danika Gonzalez Johnston 8 Manuel F. Cunha Intermediate
Cabrillo Unified
Humans Outside of Earth Honorable Mention
Juhi Bantwal 8 Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School Hydroponics and Types of Water First Place State Elligible Broadcom Elligible
Tyler Droutsas 8 Nesbit Elementary
Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary
Anti-Tippers: Designing and building a device to prevent chairs from tipping when leaning back. Second Place IEEE Special Award Broadcom Elligible
Isaac Chuang 8 La Entrada Middle
Las Lomitas Elementary
Tornado recognition First Place State Elligible Broadcom Elligible
Aidyn Eglington 8 Hilldale School Dirty to Clean: The Effectiveness of Natural Soil FIlters First Place State Elligible Broadcom Elligible
Ishaan Gupta 8 Hilldale School Droplet Jail Honorable Mention
Nicole Hide 8 Manuel F. Cunha Intermediate
Cabrillo Unified
Which Materials Are The Best Insulators? Second Place
Matthew Sun 8 Crocker Middle
Hillsborough City Elementary
Helpful Reminder Bot Honorable Mention Lemelson Prize
Colin Chu 8 The Nueva School Identifying miRNA Biomarkers Differentially Expressed in Liver Cancer Patients First Place IEEE Special Award State Elligible Broadcom Elligible
Jason Yuan 8 Crystal Springs Uplands School Predicting House Prices With Machine Learning Honorable Mention
Matthew Coward 8 Woodland School Can Biomimicry Lead to Improvements in Fan Design? Second Place IEEE Special Award Broadcom Elligible
Vincent Ng 8 Benjamin Franklin Intermediate
Jefferson Elementary
Heat & Ice Honorable Mention
Miranda Sarabia
Sydney Sarabia
8 Manuel F. Cunha Intermediate
Cabrillo Unified
Misconception or Truth: Does the type of bat affect the distance a ball is hit? Honorable Mention
Ian Bass 8 Hilldale School Refraction Action First Place State Elligible Broadcom Elligible