Young Scientists compete for opportunity to represent Pakistan at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2016 to be held in Phoenix, Arizona from May 8-13, 2016
Intel Pakistan today concluded the Sindh Science Fair in the run-up to the Intel® International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel® ISEF). Intel® ISEF, one of the world’s largest pre-college science competitions, will be held in Phoenix, Arizona from May 8- May13, 2016.
During the Sindh Provincial Science Fair, students from across the province presented research-based projects in the categories of biology, chemistry, computer sciences, mathematics and physics. More than 150 students and 50 teachers from all over Sindh participated in the fair, covering 72 projects. Randy L. Hatfield, Senior Policy Advisor and Manager, Sindh & Baluchistan, USAID*/Pakistan, US Consulate General, Karachi was the Chief Guest for the Sindh Provincial Science Fair.
Intel Pakistan Announces Winners of the Sindh Provincial Science Fair 2015
Winners of the Sindh Provincial Science Fair will be eligible to compete at the National Science Fair, which will take place in Islamabad early next year. Projects from all four provinces will be assessed by a panel of renowned judges, with winners eligible to compete at the 2016Intel® ISEF.
“Intel has sponsored the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) for almost 2 decades now. Each year we witness tremendous talent flowing from all over the world. ISEF is a great platform for youth both academically and socially, as they interact with each other during mixers and ceremonies which help them gain confidence and valuable experience”
Said Naveed Siraj, Country Manager, Intel Pakistan.
Speaking at the occasion regarding Intel’s education efforts in Pakistan, Randy Hatfield said:
“I am honored to be invited as a guest to this venture supporting talented youth in Pakistan. It gives me great joy to witness talent emerging from all provinces. Intel Pakistan continues the great work of bringing ICT in classrooms and giving students an unparalleled platform. It is through the maintenance of valuable initiatives like these that our country can prosper and we can hope for a brighter future for our youth.”
About Intel ISEF:
The Intel® International Science and Engineering Fair® (Intel ISEF), the world’s largest international pre-college science competition, annually provides a forum for more than 1,700 high school students from about 70 countries, regions, and territories to showcase their independent research.
The Intel ISEF is the premiere science competition in the world exclusively for students in grades 9–12. Today, millions of students worldwide compete each year in local and school-sponsored science fairs; the winners of these events go on to participate in Intel ISEF-affiliated regional and state fairs from which the best win the opportunity to attend the Intel ISEF. The Intel ISEF unites these top young scientific minds, showcasing their talent on an international stage, enabling them to submit their work to judging by doctoral level scientists—and providing the opportunity to compete for over $4 million in prizes and scholarships.