ISLAMABAD: At least 10 students from everywhere Islamic Republic of Pakistan were declared winners of the Intel National Science truthful, control earlier, at an energetic event unionized at the National Library of Pakistan.
The National Science Fair is affiliated with the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF), which is one of the World’s largest pre-college science competitions.
The National Fair showcased many science projects, submitted by young students from all over the country, who qualified for a place in the Fair after rigorous competitions at district and provincial levels.
The award winning students on national level were Javeria Nisar from Lahore for her project titled ‘Euphorbia helioscopia’ in the treatment of scabies; Haris Bin Ashraf from Karachi for the project titled ‘CESDEF cost efficient , self-disintegrating, eco-friendly plastic bags’ Isa Bin Qasim from Peshawar for his project’ chlorophyll as beneficial as solar cells’ Muhammad Ahsan Nawaz from Vehari for his project’ control of electronic devices by mobile phones and a group comprising Fatima Moin Veera, Umme Salma Shabbir from Karachi, Qaiser Ali Shah and Sajid Khan from Gilgit Karachi for their project titled ‘heat retention box’ and Removal of heavy metal ions using fruit waste.
The projects were reviewed by a panel of renowned judges for further selection in the upcoming Intel ISEF 2013 science program to be held in USA in May this year.
Intel ISEF enables more than 1,500 young scientists from all across the globe to gather at a single platform to exchange ideas and knowledge and compete for over $4 million in awards and scholarships. “Every year, students are selected from Pakistan to participate in the Intel ISEF, which is held in the US, where hundreds of students from across the globe compete for scholarships and awards,” said Asma Aziz, PR and Marketing manager of Intel.