Meet Polygence scholars and explore their projects

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Aadit Subedi
Aadit Subedi
Rato Bangala School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Remittances and their Effect on Education in Nepal“

Aakash Arumugam
Aakash Arumugam
Sacramento Country Day High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Measuring Ferritin levels at Home“

Aarav Sehgal
Aarav Sehgal
Northview Highschool
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How does Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL) promote aortic valve stenosis at the cellular level?“

Aayush Asthana
Aayush Asthana
Dougherty Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Dead Reckoning Algorithms for Fairness and Smoothness of Online Games“

Abhidi Brahnmath
Abhidi Brahnmath
Interlake High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The behavioral and neural impact of childhood stressors“

Abhinav Raghavan
Abhinav Raghavan
BASIS Scottsdale
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Exploring the links between Quantum Entanglement and Curved Space-Time“

Abhinav Shanbhag
Abhinav Shanbhag
Monta Vista High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Exploring Causes, Effects, and Solutions to Financial Illiteracy and Exclusion among the Unbanked“

Abigail Upton
Abigail Upton
Lowell High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How well do High Schools in California implement mental health resources and how can they be most helpful and accessible to students?“

Adina Pak
Adina Pak
Palos Verdes Peninsula High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Relationship Between Anxiety and ADHD: A Systematic Literature Review“

Aditya Mogli
Aditya Mogli
Evergreen Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Autonomous Vehicle Safety“

Aja Lelchuk
Aja Lelchuk
Berkeley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Question: Can a student write and publish a children's book that demonstrates an effective way to teach problem-solving skills?“

Akhil Kalva
Akhil Kalva
Chattahoochee High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Alzheimer disease in South Asian communities: Roles for genetics and lifestyle practices“

Akhil Rajidi
Akhil Rajidi
Dublin High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Investigating the Role of Microglia in Neurodegeneration“

Akshat Ubale
Akshat Ubale
Dougherty Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How do CTCF binding sites change over time in the gastrointestinal system?“

Akshay Sahai
Akshay Sahai
Monta Vista High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Optimal Plays during a Tennis Match“

Akshay Shivkumar
Akshay Shivkumar
Mountain View High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter
Alan Zuo
Alan Zuo
Leland High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What are the Causes, Implications, and Uses of Facial Asymmetry?“

Alex Potter
Alex Potter
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “In the wake of current geopolitical events, what is crypto’s place in a post regulatory world?“

Alexander Hu
Alexander Hu
Bridgewater Raritan High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What are the most effective ways to use machine learning to predict systemic crises in African countries?“

Alexander Rodgers
Alexander Rodgers
Westlake High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Metabolism as a cancer-suppressive mechanism in whales“

Alyson Nguyen
Alyson Nguyen
Evergreen Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Specific phobias in children: Etiology, treatment, and directions for future research“

Amanda Der
Amanda Der
Los Altos High
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How does CDNF impact memory loss in older adults with neurodegenerative disorders?“

Amelia Allen
Amelia Allen
Bishop O'Dowd High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How does water quality affect mass and length of soft-shelled clam?“

Amy Luo
Amy Luo
Mission San Jose High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Inhibitory effects of adolescent electronic cigarette use on prefrontal cortex development and neuroplasticity“

Anay Joshi
Anay Joshi
Mission San Jose High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Relationships among population, CO2 emissions per capita, GDP, and average temperature“

Andrew Wang
Andrew Wang
Pinewood School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “COVID-19 Relief Programs and Homelessness: Exploring Systemic Patterns of Inaccessibility“

Angel Shi
Angel Shi
Miss Porter's School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How is language learned, processed, and used across different species, and what are some ways to facilitate cross-species communication? “

Angela okugo
Angela okugo
notre dame academy Georgia
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The influence of technology on the learning of individuals with neuro-disorders?“

Angie Cheng
Angie Cheng
Los Altos High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Biomimetic blood cell coated nanoparticles for improved site specificity and enhanced bioavailability“

Angie Lee
Angie Lee
Canyon High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Tune to Today“

Anika Pallapothu
Anika Pallapothu
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How can machine learning diagnose coronary artery disease using adult data from blood tests and electrocardiograms?“

Ankhita Sathanur
Ankhita Sathanur
Eastlake High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How can a random forest classifier be used to identify pulsar candidates? “

Anna Levin
Anna Levin
The Dalton School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “ Metanalysis of 2012-2022 Data on Antibiotic Resistance in Mycoplasma Pneumonaie Across Geographic and Socioeconomic Factors“

Anna Poghosyan
Anna Poghosyan
Crescenta Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Applying Random Forests to the Classification of Forensic Evidence.“

Anona Joshi
Anona Joshi
Lincoln School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Using Individualized Active Music Therapy to Investigate Parkinson’s Disease-Related Motor-cognitive Skill Decline and Quality of Life “

Anousha Sannat
Anousha Sannat
Irvington High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How does film music influence a perceiver’s emotions differently than advertising music?“

Anton Lohle
Anton Lohle
Lake Travis High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Effects of Low Level Laser Therapy on Anaerobic Exercise Performance“

Antonio Cuan
Antonio Cuan
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Music Recommendation System“

Anya Lal
Anya Lal
Milpitas High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “You are what you eat: an analysis on the gut and its connection to mental health and neurological disorders“

Arjun Anilkumar
Arjun Anilkumar
Charlotte Country Day School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Wind Tunnel“

Arjun Kulkarni
Arjun Kulkarni
Dougherty Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Pattern Matching in Poset Permutations is NP-Complete“

Arjun Ramakrishnan
Arjun Ramakrishnan
Academies of Loudoun/Broad Run High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Hazardous Asteroid Classification with Machine Learning using Physical and Orbital Asteroid Properties“

Arnav Patwardhan
Arnav Patwardhan
Tenafly High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Role of Teacher-Student Interactions in the Development of Student Confidence in STEM Classrooms“

Arushi Chandra-Kaushik
Arushi Chandra-Kaushik
Hackley School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How does the nature and intensity of a parasocial relationship with a brand influence openness to and customer satisfaction with said brand?“

Ary Cheng
Ary Cheng
BASIS Independent Silicon Valley
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What effects do the properties of an exoplanet have on its transmission spectrum? How can we computationally model these effects to generate a theoretical spectrum given properties of the planet, or determine these properties given the planet's transmission spectrum?“

Aryaman Bhatia
Aryaman Bhatia
Bay Port high school
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How do factors of anxiety affect the academic performance of high school students?“

Atul Venkatesh
Atul Venkatesh
Lexingtion High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What is sleep’s effect on synaptic plasticity?“

Ava Stern
Ava Stern
Oakland Technical High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Urban Forest: An Analysis on Local and International Programs“

Avi Lekkelapudi
Avi Lekkelapudi
Bellarmine College Prep
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What are inner speech's viability and relevant characteristics for Brain-computer interface use?“

Aviraj Dastidar
Aviraj Dastidar
Carlmont High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Maximizing Vision to Increase Flight Capabilities of UAVs in Inclement Weather“

Ayan Patel
Ayan Patel
Campolindo High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the transmission, prevalence, and seasonality of other respiratory viruses.“

Ayana Kashikar
Ayana Kashikar
American High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Mental and Physical Impacts of Period Poverty in India“

Ayush Sura
Ayush Sura
Skyline High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Landmine Locater“

Aziza Isbekova
Aziza Isbekova
Nazarbayev Intellectual School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Aziza is still picking between two topics: 1) CRISPR-Cas9 systems: the recent approach for diagnostics and therapeutics of COVID-19 disease. 2) Possible use of daisy chain gene drives to address the ethical problems of using gene drives.“

Bhavik Singhal
Bhavik Singhal
Amador Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Working with pyrosetta to predict disulfide bonds“

Caden Hu
Caden Hu
Mission San Jose High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Treatment mechanisms for tackling antimicrobial resistance“

Caden Kwon
Caden Kwon
American High School
Polygence Scholar 2020
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Hyper-partisanship in the Federal Judiciary“

Caden Lee
Caden Lee
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “In what ways can Krashen's Input Hypothesis apply to students in a wide range of foreign language learning classrooms?“

Catharine Lee
Catharine Lee
The Spence School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Statistically Analyzing Club Loft, Ball Position, and Swing Size to Predict Total Distances of Short Game Shots“

Cecilia Yang
Cecilia Yang
The Harker School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Impact of Climate Change on Animal Behavior: comparing the Arctic marine ecosystem and the Monterey Bay ecosystem“

Charlie Algert
Charlie Algert
Miramonte High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Cognitive Correlates of Language Acquisition and Discrimination in Simultaneous-Bilingual Infants“

Chetana Devulapally
Chetana Devulapally
Memorial High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Case Study [Case TBD] in Intersectionality and Public Policy“

Chloe Lu
Chloe Lu
Homestead High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Evaluating clear aligners and conventional braces in treating TMJ and Speech Impediment“

Christopher Mach
Christopher Mach
Canyon High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Exploring the correlation between the self-serving bias and online toxicity“

Claire Heary
Claire Heary
Creative and Performing arts 6-12
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How does duckweed and other plants effect the levels of dissolved nitrates in tap water in Pittsburgh?“

Claire Loftus
Claire Loftus
Mayo High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Immunotherapies for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia“

Claire Wu
Claire Wu
Valley Christian High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How has the treatment of Asian women throughout American history shaped societal and self-perception of Asian women?“

Clay Carson
Clay Carson
Monta Vista High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How do countries from different regions of the world contribute to and feel the effects of climate change? In what ways are leaders and communities politically and socially responding to it?“

Connor Kim
Connor Kim
McLean High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How Psychology Runs the Pharmaceutical Industry “

Courtney Wong
Courtney Wong
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Vocational Training Styles with Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Literature Review“

Dagna Jezioro
Dagna Jezioro
Trinity College School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Ukrainian’s Refugee Immigration Patterns and Cultural Similarities“

Dharmik Namineni
Dharmik Namineni
Hauppauge High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Regional effects of climate change on vector-borne diseases (specific region TBD)“

Dhruva Paul
Dhruva Paul
BASIS Independent Silicon Valley
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Neural Network model predictions of monthly changes in Apple stock based on the company’s current and past financial data“

Divya Kumari
Divya Kumari
Hillsborough High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “An Examination of Habitability in Exoplanet Systems“

Drishika Bose
Drishika Bose
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What are the differences between AML and ALL when observed in pediatric vs adult patients?“

Eli Newman
Eli Newman
Great Neck South High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How does the combination of Allopurinol and Azathioprine impact the progression of Autoimmune Hepatitis for a patient who isn't responding to Azathioprine alone?“

Emily Kim
Emily Kim
Flintridge Preparatory School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Music and the Brain: Therapeutic effects of music in Alzheimer’s Disease “

Emily Wang
Emily Wang
Ashbury College
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Content creators and motivation: Differences between original content and fan content“

Emma Kim
Emma Kim
The Lawrenceville School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Expanding Perspectives: Redefining the American Dream“

Emma Nakaoka
Emma Nakaoka
Palisades Charter High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Why is a discussion about abortion rights necessary, especially now? What is the male gaze and how does it affect the perception of women?“

Erena Daniel
Erena Daniel
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How does prosecutorial misconduct affect the American criminal justice system, and what role does American society take on in improving and strengthening the justice system?“

Ethan Chang
Ethan Chang
Leland High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Exploiting the Human Gut Microbiome for Novel Therapeutics“

Eva Carrasco
Eva Carrasco
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Literature review: Maternal mortality in women of color“

Evelyn Zhang
Evelyn Zhang
Palo Alto High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Educational Equity and Potential Interventions for Primary Schools“

Ezra James
Ezra James
Palos Verdes Peninsula High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Which form of CCT, natural or industrial, is the most sustainable way of reducing Carbon in the air at an efficient rate?“

Gabriella Felix
Gabriella Felix
Carondelet High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “A proposal to genetically edit the mutated Cardiac Troponin T gene using CRISPR to lower the incidence of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy“

Guandi Wang
Guandi Wang
Waterford School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “An Investigation in Adhesion Failure of Paint on Modern Composite Aircraft Structures“

Hailey Connett
Hailey Connett
Middletown High School South
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Early Detection of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Through Behavior and Genetics“

Haley Kleinman
Haley Kleinman
Orange County School of the Arts
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Presidential Leadership Styles“

Han En Chai
Han En Chai
Brookline High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How do false eyewitness testimonies affect the victim’s testimony and memory of the details and process of the crime?“

Harshal Somanahally
Harshal Somanahally
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How nanoscience benefits the process of water purification“

Haseeb Quadri
Haseeb Quadri
Brighter Horizons Academy
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter
Hassanatu Kamara
Hassanatu Kamara
Gaithersburg High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Exploring Novel Combinatorial Therapies in Stomach/Gastric Cancer.“

Henry Eisenhardt
Henry Eisenhardt
Lakeridge High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Effects of annexation on unemployment: Synthetic control model of the 2014 Crimean annexation“

Indra Deshmukh
Indra Deshmukh
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How does the presence and removal of invasive Arundo donax impact the coverage of native creeping wild rye and valley sedge in Walnut Creek?“

Isa de Saint-Aignan
Isa de Saint-Aignan
Dexter Southfield School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The effects of unconscious thought on effective decision-making.“

Jada Gohar
Jada Gohar
Brentwood School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “N/A“

Jasmine Wang
Jasmine Wang
Henry M. Gunn High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Effect of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals on Expression of Cancer-Related Genes in Rodents“

Jerry Zhang
Jerry Zhang
Collingwood School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Impact of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain in Developing Countries: A Case Study of El Salvador“

Jessica Zhao
Jessica Zhao
Homestead High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Gentrification in Inglewood“

Joshua Kim
Joshua Kim
Ruben S. Ayala High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How Family Income Levels Affect Pediatric Dental Anxiety“

Joy Okunade
Joy Okunade
ILTexas Garland High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Society Scorned 'His Last Letter': Analysis of Black Masculinity and Black Femininity in the book "Don't Cry for Me"“

Kailani Pham
Kailani Pham
Roseville High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “COVID-19 consequences on adolescent social media use and mental health“

Kaitlyn Kwan
Kaitlyn Kwan
Dublin High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Analyzing Mental Health Keyword Trends in Reddit Posts over Time“

Kameron Pham
Kameron Pham
N/A
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How to Analyze and Create REITS“

Karintha Liu
Karintha Liu
Cheltenham Ladies' College
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Comparing and contrasting the role, missions and impacts of farms in the UK and Hong Kong“

Karthik Nuti
Karthik Nuti
Jordan High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter
Katherine Liu
Katherine Liu
Wellesley High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How does long-term sleep-deprivation impact the risk and progression of Alzheimer's Disease?“

Katie Rueff
Katie Rueff
Henry M. Gunn High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Digging Deeper: Anthropogenic Impact on Wetland Soil Ecosystems“

Kayla Roth
Kayla Roth
Aragon High school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Understanding nicotine addiction and dependence“

Kenneth Xu
Kenneth Xu
Milpitas High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Novel Approaches to Improving Solar Energy Efficiency“

Khyathi Ramakrishna
Khyathi Ramakrishna
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Addressing orexin neuron dysfunction in sleep disorders (work in progress)“

Krey Daniel
Krey Daniel
University High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Targeting the NF-kB pathway in cancer pathogenesis“

Krishna Chemudupati
Krishna Chemudupati
Windermere Preparatory School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Impact of Environmental Variations on Biodiesel Harvesting from Chlorophyceae in Raceway-Style Ponds“

Krishnaveni Parvataneni
Krishnaveni Parvataneni
BASIS Independent Silicon Valley
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How could AI assist in the prediction and search for risk factors of anorexia nervosa?“

Krithin Kamineni
Krithin Kamineni
Dublin High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Literature Review on Collaborative Perception Enabled Autonomous Vehicle Safety Applications“

Kyle Nguyen
Kyle Nguyen
Saint Francis High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “An Economic Approach to Solving Issues of Single Parenthood“

Laasya Raju
Laasya Raju
Flower Mound High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Covid19 - dissproportionately affects the refugee population“

Laxya Kumar
Laxya Kumar
Monta Vista High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Learning Quantum Computing with Python!“

Leon Liu
Leon Liu
Monta Vista High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Sketch Search“

Lillian Clark
Lillian Clark
Palo Alto High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How does the usage of marketing sustainability via social media affect female Generation Z and Millennials’ tendency to purchase products?“

Lincoln Brown
Lincoln Brown
Redwood High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Impact of ACL tears on NFL players' future performance and contracts.“

Linus Law
Linus Law
Phillips Academy Andover
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “English, Chinese, and Temporal Reference Frames“

Maggie Dong
Maggie Dong
Branham High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Factors on High School Students' Mental Health During the Covid-19 Pandemic“

Maisie Wang
Maisie Wang
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Future of Modeling and Treating Alzheimer's: it's in the Genes“

Manasvi Pinnaka
Manasvi Pinnaka
Basis Independent Silicon Valley
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How can the lung microbiome be used to predict cystic fibrosis disease progression via FEV1 score?“

Mannya Sinha
Mannya Sinha
Mission San Jose High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Effects of socioeconomic status on mental health issues and brain structure“

Maria Moazzam
Maria Moazzam
Martin Luther King Jr
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Relationship between COVID-19 and Psychosis: a Conceptual Review“

mathylda dulian
mathylda dulian
Carl Sandburg High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How do the opportunities afforded to LGBTQ+ teens in their schools affect their mental health and opportunities for their futures?“

Matthew Van
Matthew Van
Santa Clara High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How does tissue engineering contribute to current solutions to the regeneration of cardiac cells?“

Maya Paykel
Maya Paykel
Miramonte High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Specific Genes in Schizophrenia- GRIN2A“

Mayank Banerjee
Mayank Banerjee
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Can a space shuttle withstand a perpendicular launch from Mars?“

Megha Ramkumar
Megha Ramkumar
Foothill High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How Does Autoimmunity Impact Women Of Color, Particularly During Pregnancy? How Do Flaws In The American Healthcare System Prevent Women of Color Who Face Autoimmune Diseases From Receiving Treatement?“

Meghna Kalagara
Meghna Kalagara
Rock Hill High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Influence of Asian Indian Ethnic and Gender Identity on Female Adolescents’ Mental Health During the COVID-19 Lockdown“

Meghna Sahu
Meghna Sahu
California High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Digital Marketing in the Makeup Industry - Attraction and Retention of Generation Z“

Meredith Ho
Meredith Ho
Archer School for Girls
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How long does it take music to change people’s emotions?“

Michael Bennan
Michael Bennan
Brophy College Preparatory
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Eating Disorders in Men vs. Women“

Mihir Srivastava
Mihir Srivastava
Mountain View High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What has been the impact of the different aspects of Moore’s Law on the development and evolution of memory technologies and logic architectures, and where may the semiconductor industry go in the future as the impact of Moore’s Law diminishes?“

Misha Meswani
Misha Meswani
Irvington High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How did recent changes in the economy, labor market and the corporate workplace impact dynamics related to attrition rate and job vacancies in the technology startup world?“

Misha Nivota
Misha Nivota
Eastside Preparatory School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Use of Machine Learning to Decode Neural Activity in the Motor Cortex of Primates“

Mithila Vijay
Mithila Vijay
Coppell High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “To what extent can the flexibility of a microloan contract impact the success of a borrower?“

mohna chandra
mohna chandra
Greenwood High International School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What is the impact of covid-19 of the treatments and outcomes of patients with cancer?“

Muskan Rekhani
Muskan Rekhani
Forest Hills Eastern High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Title: How to Grow your Growth Mindset“

Myra Clark
Myra Clark
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Mental Imagery and Social Phobia: What Form of Imagery-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is Most Effective?“

Nambita Sahai
Nambita Sahai
Crystal Springs Uplands School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “In silico docking | Targeting the Heme Binding site of Sgc-b“

Natalie Phan
Natalie Phan
Homestead High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Associations between Sleep and Mental Health in College Students & Adulthood“

Natalie Piskadlo
Natalie Piskadlo
Union County Vocational Technical Schools
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Vocabulary Retention of New Polish Words “

Neel Kondapalli
Neel Kondapalli
Dougherty Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Analyzing the effects of Parkinson's Disease on resting state network functional connectivity using functional magnetic resonance imaging and oscillating BOLD time courses“

Neetika Mishra
Neetika Mishra
Basis Independent Silicon Valley
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “A Deep Dive Into Spinal Muscular Atrophy “

Neha Ashwin
Neha Ashwin
Evergreen Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Efficiency of ocean iron fertilization compared to current and potential CO2 levels“

Neha Darimadugu
Neha Darimadugu
Coppell High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Examining for Difference of Creativity in Young Adolescent Synesthetes vs. Non-Synesthetes“

Neha Kondeti
Neha Kondeti
Marvin Ridge High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Tentative: demographic differences in educational attainment in India“

Neiv Gupta
Neiv Gupta
Monta Vista High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Experimenting with various machine learning algorithms to classify forest tree species through hyperspectral satellite imagery“

Nikhil Devireddy
Nikhil Devireddy
The Harker School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Exploring the relationship between nursing staff, financial outcomes, and patient safety in academic in-patient medical centers“

Nikhil Vallikat
Nikhil Vallikat
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Helmet Modifications and Policy Changes to Mitigate Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in Professional Football“

Nilesh Kumar
Nilesh Kumar
Quartz Hill High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Medical Applications of CRISPR/Cas-9 Technologies“

Nitin Jaladanki
Nitin Jaladanki
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How do job losses and demographic/cultural change due to automation and globalization affect political behavior and voting patterns in the U.S.?“

Olivia Courtemarche
Olivia Courtemarche
St. Monica Academy
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Use It, or Lose It: Neuroplasticity in Neurodegenerative Disorders “

Olivia Morrissey
Olivia Morrissey
Pine Crest School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Applications of In Vivo Bioprinting in Coordination with Robot Assisted Surgery for Musculoskeletal Tissue Repair“

Ophelia Burden
Ophelia Burden
Edward R Murrow HS
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How Anabaena can improve plant growth on Mars by acting as a biofertilizer“

Owen Wu
Owen Wu
Westborough High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Elite Leadership and Polarization“

Pallavi Shankar
Pallavi Shankar
Amador Valley Highschool
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How has westernization influenced eating disorders in Fiji?“

Pavithra Kamatchi Soundaram
Pavithra Kamatchi Soundaram
Dublin High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Audio Signal Processing Tool for Machine Learning Enabled Detection of Parkinson’s Disease at Early Stages“

Pedro Silva
Pedro Silva
Miami Country Day School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How US Prison Systems Can Be Fixed - A Podcast “

Pratham Chhabra
Pratham Chhabra
Foothill High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Instrumental Role of Contact Sports in the Development of Clinical Brain Conditions “

Prerana Madderla
Prerana Madderla
University Preparatory Academy, San Jose
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What are the factors that influence personality development?“

Rachana Gurudu
Rachana Gurudu
BASIS Scottsdale
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Comprehensive Bioinformatics Meta-Analysis of Coronary Artery Disease and Myocardial Infarction“

Radhika Amin
Radhika Amin
Copperas Cove High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The role of JAK2, MPL, and CALR genetic mutations in the development of myeloproliferative neoplasms“

Ram Sivaraman
Ram Sivaraman
LASA High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Which noise-adaptive qubit mapping method is best for minimal error in a cryptographic hashing function?“

Rhea Acholkar
Rhea Acholkar
Castro Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Journey to Kepler 452b“

Rhea Menon
Rhea Menon
Wayzata high school
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Geometric Strategies in Minneapolis City Hall“

Richa Thakre
Richa Thakre
West (Torrance) High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How effective are physical therapy interventions in tennis elbow?“

Rishabh Hariharan
Rishabh Hariharan
Canyon Crest Academy
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Evidence for Cannibinoids as a Treatment for Epilepsy “

Riya Patel
Riya Patel
Moreau Catholic High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “A Prospective Treatment for Selective Mutism through an Analysis of Social Anxiety Disorder“

Roan Varghese
Roan Varghese
Oakton High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How can I create a mechanical solution to diseases where the victim maintains all limbs, like Arthritis or Parkinsons.“

Rohil Watwe
Rohil Watwe
Bridgeland High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Music and the Mind: How Music Therapy Can Reduce Symptoms in Alzheimer's Patients“

Rohit Sriram
Rohit Sriram
Saratoga High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Downfall of Netflix: Using COVID-19 Cases and Vaccination Data to Predict Netflix’s Stock Price“

Ruhika Muralidhar
Ruhika Muralidhar
Dublin High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Stem cell therapies for lung cancer patients with a history of tobacco use.“

Ryyan Siddiqi
Ryyan Siddiqi
Sage Hill School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What effect did debate have on the success of former participants, and what role can it play in developing the youth of the next generation?“

Saanvi Lavande
Saanvi Lavande
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “PDFRA alterations in brain tumors“

SaiPraharshitha Srinivasan
SaiPraharshitha Srinivasan
Foothill High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What is the difference in social anxiety between adolescent victims of IPV, social exclusion, and hate comments?“

Sai Sahvir Bhaskaruni
Sai Sahvir Bhaskaruni
Riverside High School / Academies of Loudoun
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Is it possible to use in silico methods to identify an inhibitor of the ectodomain 1 of PCDH1 receptor in order to inhibit Andes orthohantavirus fusion to the cell surface?“

Samantha Waugh
Samantha Waugh
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Behind the Scenes of the Death Penalty OR Silent Killer That is Not so Silent: the lethal injection approach to the death penalty“

Sameen Ahmad
Sameen Ahmad
Brighter Horizons Academy
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Developing a Wearable Device that can Monitor the Onset of Covid-19“

Samika Mathada
Samika Mathada
Leland High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Childhood trauma and the effect on memories“

Sanjana Subramanyan
Sanjana Subramanyan
Leland High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Investigating the Role of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms in Mental Health“

Sara Tatke
Sara Tatke
Homestead High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Application of Economics to Contract Law“

Serena Hirani
Serena Hirani
Oakton High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Techniques to induce cardiac regeneration post myocardial infarction“

Shlok Desai
Shlok Desai
Dougherty Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Can we predict Depression & Bipolar Disorder through Feed Forward Neural Networks using MADRS survey and activity sensor data?“

Shreya Agnihotri
Shreya Agnihotri
Cerritos High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “A comprehensive overview at Rheumatoid Arthritis“

Shreyas Ramaswamy
Shreyas Ramaswamy
leland high school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “If a hypothetical rocket was to be launched from Earth to Proxima Centauri B, the nearest exoplanet, what would be the optimal launch angle and minimum velocity for the rocket to reach the exoplanet in a relatively short amount of time?“

Shriya Gautam
Shriya Gautam
Interlake High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Using Computer Vision to analyze Satellite Images for Ecological Characteristics“

Shuhul Mujoo
Shuhul Mujoo
Evergreen Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How do we improve loop detection for SLAM?“

Shyamak Singh
Shyamak Singh
Cupertino High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Detecting Anomalous Driving At Intersections“

Siddharth Chander
Siddharth Chander
Dougherty Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Quantum Advantage: How Do Quantum Computers Perform Faster than Classical Computers in Some Situations?“

Simone Parekh
Simone Parekh
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Bilingualism in the Brain“

Skylar Qian
Skylar Qian
The King's Academy
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Challenges for using nanoparticles to deliver cancer drugs to intended targets“

Sophia Liu
Sophia Liu
Belmont High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What are some key ways that increased pollution from climate change can affect pollen-induced respiratory allergies and asthma?“

Sophia Wang
Sophia Wang
The Brearley School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Using adaptive cognition in an evolutionary agent-based model to model how the behavior of birds giving warning signals evolved.“

Srisamarth Kolnati
Srisamarth Kolnati
Rouse High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Western Medicine and the Soul“

Stefan Shakeri
Stefan Shakeri
Vintage High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Student is still figuring this out!“

Surabhi Bhaskar
Surabhi Bhaskar
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How have stem cell therapies advanced to address barriers in the efficiency of the cancer treatment?“

Sya Dhaliwal
Sya Dhaliwal
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How can schools within the metro vancouver area improve reprocutive and sexual health education for adolesent girls within the mandatory curriculum?“

Taban Malihi
Taban Malihi
Newton South High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What is the relationship between metabolic syndromes and PCOS?“

Talia Zafari
Talia Zafari
Marlborough School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Lost at the Airport: The Ins and Outs of Deliberative Democracy“

Tejas Mahesh
Tejas Mahesh
California High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Still under construction by Tejas but likely having to do with galaxy formation/planetary nebulae“

Tejas Oberoi
Tejas Oberoi
Los Altos High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Predicting Baseball Pitcher Efficacy using Physical Pitch Characteristics"“

Thenthamizh SS
Thenthamizh SS
-
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Neocolonialism in South Asia: Shifting Power Dynamics, Geopolitical Rivalry & Trade Ties“

Theodora DiTommaso
Theodora DiTommaso
The Beacon School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How does increased physical activity, as well as a biologically accurate understanding of one's anatomy, affect the mental and physical wellbeing of children and adolescents?“

Tiffany Phan
Tiffany Phan
Temple City High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Effects of Mental Health Among Vietnamese Americans“

Tiffany Yu
Tiffany Yu
Homestead High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How West Valley Community Services Evolved During COVID-19“

Tony Wu
Tony Wu
Redmond High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How realistic and accurate are our implementations of NLP models like GPT-3 when predicting text?“

Ummehani Pithewan
Ummehani Pithewan
Leigh High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Impact of Family Dynamics on Adolescent Eating Disorders“

Usman Khan
Usman Khan
Waubonsie Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Assessing public perceptions on bacteriophage therapy. “

Varish Venkatesh
Varish Venkatesh
Mission San Jose High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Can artificial intelligence be used to combat the shortcomings of modern-day shunt surgery to treat hydrocephalus?“

Varun Venkatesh
Varun Venkatesh
Dublin High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Statistical Model for Identifying Unclear and Doubtfully Restored Signs of the Indus Script“

Victoria Paesano
Victoria Paesano
Gulliver Preparatory School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Generational Impact on Password Strength“

Vincent Nguyen
Vincent Nguyen
Troy High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Comparison of Root Canal vs. Dental  Implant: Outcome and Success Rates“

Vivek Nalluri
Vivek Nalluri
Mountain House High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Association Between Genes in Ethnic Cohorts and Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia“

Vu Thu
Vu Thu
Hanoi Amsterdam High School for the Gifted
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The relation between Buddhist belief and socio-economic class in Hanoi, Vietnam.“

Whoba Ugochukwu Whoba
Whoba Ugochukwu Whoba
Bromsgrove school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Traditional Herbal vs Modern Conventional dental practice: A Quantitative study on the comparative antibacterial effect of chewing stick and toothpaste.“

William Mezitis
William Mezitis
The Bronx High School of Science
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Developing a Custom Processor for Efficient Neural Network Operation“

Youssef Abdelhalim
Youssef Abdelhalim
Northwestern University
Polygence Scholar 2020
Symposium Presenter

Project: “AutoMelter: An Anti-Snow System for Driveways“

Yusef (Joe) Torky
Yusef (Joe) Torky
The Bush School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How do we solve the climate crisis, and move forward in an increasingly renewable world? What's stopping us from already being 100% renewable?“

Aadya Vemulapalli
Aadya Vemulapalli
Stoller Middle School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “How effective are different CNN architectures for creating a bounding box around a road sign and classify it as a traffic light, stop sign, speed limit or crosswalk sign?“

Aarushi Mupparti
Aarushi Mupparti
Dublin High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Lupus and Multiple Sclerosis: Understanding the Pathophysiology of Under-Funded Autoimmune Diseases and Potential Treatments “

Aashna Chudgar
Aashna Chudgar
Lynbrook High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Beyond the neurology of alzheimers: the subtleties you can’t find in a lab“

Abhi Varadarajan
Abhi Varadarajan
Newark Academy
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “NFL Offensive Game Plan Optimization“

Abhinav Vijay
Abhinav Vijay
Dougherty Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Probiotic Possibilities In Crohn’s Disease: A Research Review Article“

Achyut Iyengar
Achyut Iyengar
Oak Park High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Schizophrenia in Modern Times“

Aditi Bonthu
Aditi Bonthu
Proof School
Polygence Scholar 2020

Project: “Current Understanding of Depression: an fMRI Perspective“

Aditii Srinivasan
Aditii Srinivasan
Dougherty Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “A Comprehensive Look at Tumour Vaccines“

Aditya Gupta
Aditya Gupta
The Doon School, Dehradun
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Investigating the impact of financial literacy on an individual“

Aditya Machiroutu
Aditya Machiroutu
Saratoga High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Machine Learning Poisoning with Convex Polytope“

Aditya Mangalampalli
Aditya Mangalampalli
Mission San Jose High School
Polygence Scholar 2020

Project: “Tumor Localization using Haptic Pressure Data“

Aditya Mishra
Aditya Mishra
Plano East Senior High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “How can we find imprints of primordial gravitational waves on the CMB?“

Aditya Shetty
Aditya Shetty
Independence High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Cellular pathways of Parkinson’s Disease: Insights into pathogenesis and potential therapeutics“

Aditya Verma
Aditya Verma
Northwood Highschool
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Exposures, Effects, and Experiences of Air Pollution in Irvine, CA“

Adriana La
Adriana La
Redwood High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “How are the amygdala and the hippocampus involved in the emotional processing of music and memories?“

Advait Chordia
Advait Chordia
Bombay International School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “How do Neutron Stars differ from those on the main sequence and what are a few characteristics that are special to them?“

Ai-Tan La
Ai-Tan La
Foothill High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “What are the major regulators of the HPA axis and at what level do they alter HPA secretion?“

Ajay Narayan
Ajay Narayan
Centennial High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “A Brief Overview of Scaffolds as a Potential Solution to Articular Cartilage Defects“

Akanksha Varanasi
Akanksha Varanasi
Monta Vista High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Using CRISPR/Cas9 Technology to Genetically Transform and Edit the rpsL Amino Acid Sequence of E. Coli Bacteria to Allow it to Grow on Streptomycin Media“

Akilesh Kale
Akilesh Kale
Dougherty Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Model of the dispersion of aducanumab into the bloodstream“

Akshaya Ramakrishnan
Akshaya Ramakrishnan
Lynbrook High School
Polygence Scholar 2020

Project: “Dietary Effects on the Human Gut Microbiome“

Alex Armstrong
Alex Armstrong
Polygence Scholar 2022
Alexandra Meyer
Alexandra Meyer
Phillips Exeter Academy
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Effect of Hypoxia on Resistance to Immunotherapy“

Alison Moon
Alison Moon
Immaculate Heart High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Examining Gene Editing for Fragile X Syndrome“

Allen Ajay
Allen Ajay
Suffern High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Does the severity of a patient’s adaptive immune response to an EBV infection correlate to the development of autoimmunity?“

Allison Han
Allison Han
Saint James School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Allison Lowe
Allison Lowe
Carondelet High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “The Changing Ideals of War as Reflected through Poetry of the First World War“

Allison Lulov
Allison Lulov
Manhasset High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “COVID-19 and Multiple Sclerosis Relapse Initiation: Single-Cell Analysis of CD4 and CD8 T cells in Human Cerebrospinal Fluid with Correlate to COVID-19“

Alyssa Truong
Alyssa Truong
Gretchen Whitney High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Biscuit Snack Product Development“

Amaan Rather
Amaan Rather
Caesar Rodney High School
Polygence Scholar 2020

Project: “A compilation of information regarding the field of synthetic immunology“

Aman Reddy
Aman Reddy
Lake Travis High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Treatments and Prophylaxis of Covid-19 - A Literature Review“

Amanda Koeppel
Amanda Koeppel
Marin Academy
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “The Inevitable Demise of the Death Penalty - Op-Ed“

Amonda Li
Amonda Li
Branksome Hall
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “An Asian-Canadian Story: Admittance of Wrongdoings and Promises of Improvements“

Ana Bucevic
Ana Bucevic
Garden City High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Mussels and Microplastics: Filtration Mechanisms and their Potential in Pollution Remediation Efforts“

Ananya Balasubramanya
Ananya Balasubramanya
Mallya Aditi International School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “TBD“

Anderson Ahn
Anderson Ahn
Heritage High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “How can music decrease physiological stress as indicated by EEG?“

Andrew Wang
Andrew Wang
Panther Creek High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Impact of demographics on shifts in the electorate since 2000“

Aneeka Sawarkar
Aneeka Sawarkar
Basis Independent Silicon Valley
Polygence Scholar 2020

Project: “Creation of invisibility cloaks using transformation optics“

Aneesh Bhat
Aneesh Bhat
San Mateo High School, San Mateo, California
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Effects on Fascia Densification and Fibrosis on Carcinoma“

Angela Predolac
Angela Predolac
Hunter College High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “How can the use of AEDs in epileptic women predict poorer perinatal outcomes?“

Angeline Choi
Angeline Choi
Crescenta Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Anika Shah
Anika Shah
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Exploring the Use of CRISPR Screens to Identify Therapeutic Vulnerabilities“

Anish Kalva
Anish Kalva
Health Careers High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Anisha Bhatnagar
Anisha Bhatnagar
South Windsor High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Detrimental COVID-19 effects on the Heart“

Anna Shukhter
Anna Shukhter
Los Gatos High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Anna Webb
Anna Webb
Anglo American School of Moscow
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “An Article That Looks Into Russia's Political Future Through Analyzing Youth's Political Views“

Anna Xing
Anna Xing
Brimmer and May
Polygence Scholar 2020

Project: “Planning for My Financial Future“

Anushka Paulchoudhury
Anushka Paulchoudhury
Robbinsville High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Award-Winning Machine Learning Predictive Algorithm of Alzheimer's Disease from the Analysis of Semantics and Early Linguistic Variables“

Anwita Satapathy
Anwita Satapathy
Basis Independent Silicon Valley
Polygence Scholar 2020

Project: “The brain's dance: neurobiological implication of the brain during Odissi Dance“

Anya Gurudatt
Anya Gurudatt
San Mateo High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Amyloid-β in Alzheimer’s Disease: Effects on Disease Pathogenesis and Recent Advances in Clinical Trials“

Anya Patri
Anya Patri
Alsion Montessori Middle/High
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Comparative study of PTSD in Veterans and Domestic Violence Survivors. “

Aparna Lokesh
Aparna Lokesh
Irvington High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Metastasis“

Ariana Abhari
Ariana Abhari
Monte Vista Highschool
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Internal Confusion: Narrative Medicine Reflections of Ulcerative Colitis“

Arianna Pereira
Arianna Pereira
Joel Barlow High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Manipulating DNA using CRISPR-Cas to lessen autismic symptoms in juvenile patients.“

Arielle Haryanto
Arielle Haryanto
American High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Among adolescents, how do we understand the media’s influence on perceptions of societal norms through cognitive dissonance theory? Can we use this knowledge to reduce cognitive dissonance or design new therapy methods?“

Arjun Sharma
Arjun Sharma
The Shri Ram School Moulsari
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Identifying Fake News Articles Using Deep Learning“

Arnav Kethana
Arnav Kethana
Dougherty Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2020

Project: “A Comparison of Language Model Performance vs. Human Performance on GLUE Tasks“

Arsh Paul
Arsh Paul
Greenwood High International School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “What would the diplomatic and economic relationship between Russia and the US look like after the Russo-Ukrainian war of 2022?“

Arshia Roy
Arshia Roy
Centennial High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “What are the influences in a sustainable urban center that increased the percentage of trips taken through sustainable transportation?“

Arul Shrivastava
Arul Shrivastava
Gulliver Preparatory School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Measuring star formation rates for a sample of local galaxies“

Arushi Sharma
Arushi Sharma
Queen Elizabeth High School
Polygence Scholar 2020

Project: “Precision Medicine and Parkinson's Disease: A Modern Day Approach“

Aryaman Rtunjay
Aryaman Rtunjay
Tesla STEM High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Predicting Parkinson's Disease Using a Highly Accurate Convolutional Neural Network“

Aryaman Vala
Aryaman Vala
Neuqua Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2020

Project: “Systematic Approach to Evaluating Propulsion Options for Long-Duration Missions to Mars“

Aryan Anand
Aryan Anand
WH Regional High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “A wearable haptic device to assist the visually-impaired in object identification using computer vision“

Ashna Khemani
Ashna Khemani
American High School
Polygence Scholar 2020

Project: “Design of a physical therapy robot for lower leg recovery“

Ashvin Loghashankar
Ashvin Loghashankar
Cupertino High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “The Economic Indicators of Higher COVID-19 Vaccination Rates and Identifying Strategies to Get More People Vaccinated“

Audrey Ajakaye
Audrey Ajakaye
The Village School
Polygence Scholar 2020

Project: “Mind the Skin“

Ava Sadasivan
Ava Sadasivan
St. Stephen's Episcopal School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Building A Green City Simulation Game“

Ava Spalding
Ava Spalding
Campolindo High School
Polygence Scholar 2020

Project: “Adult language learning: Lessons and Departures from Children's Language Learning“

Avi Patel
Avi Patel
Pine Crest School
Polygence Scholar 2020

Project: “An Introduction to Supervised Learning and Applications in NLP“

Ayaan Dhruv
Ayaan Dhruv
The Nueva School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “The Craft of Poetry“

Ayushi Budhraja
Ayushi Budhraja
Jumeirah College
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “This or That? Categorizing South Asian Emotional Display Rules.“

Bakhtawar Parvez
Bakhtawar Parvez
Amarillo High School
Polygence Scholar 2020

Project: “Mask Mayhem“

Baran Beydilli
Baran Beydilli
Mira Costa High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Diversity and abundance of organisms in tide pools as a function of distance from the ocean in Southern California“

Ben Malo
Ben Malo
Canyon High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Ben's Project“

Blake Tretter
Blake Tretter
Valley Christian High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Marketing During and Post-pandemic: Prevalent Customer Influences on Marketing Campaigns“

Brook McDonald
Brook McDonald
Franklin Academy
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “What needs to further discussed/researched with respect to TMM.“

Bryce Colton
Bryce Colton
University of Arizona
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Disability and Second Language Acquisition“

Carmen Losada
Carmen Losada
Colegio Bolívar
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “How can we analyze different behavioral economic theories in the motorcycle (Navi) market in Colombia?“

Chahel Nerusu
Chahel Nerusu
American High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Gesture-Controlled Drone Flight“

Chandana Akasapu
Chandana Akasapu
North Hills Preparatory HS
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Pharmacological and Physiological Treatment and their Effects on Axon Demyelination of Multiple Sclerosis“

Changhong Chen
Changhong Chen
Aliso Niguel High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Which video game platform has the most growth potential“

Chanyeong Park
Chanyeong Park
Singapore American School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Flow State Attention Feedback Tool: Model Training and Validation“

Chinmay Pala
Chinmay Pala
Chavara Public School
Polygence Scholar 2020

Project: “LIGO: A Review of Mirror Technology“

Christopher Tomeo
Christopher Tomeo
Regis High School, NY, NY
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “A review paper: A Systematic Review of the efficaciousness of lithium on treating the side effects of Clozapine.“

Claire Lim
Claire Lim
Brigham Young University Independent Study
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “The Associations between Childhood Abuse and Emotion Regulation“

Cosette Cordova
Cosette Cordova
Long Beach Polytechnic High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Vent2Vote“

Daman Basu
Daman Basu
Mountain House High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “A Review on Vitiligo: Pathogenesis, Etiology, Psychological Impacts, and Treatments.“

Daniel Kuo
Daniel Kuo
IUniversity Prep
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Being Secure and Safe in Today's Internet“

Daniel Youssef
Daniel Youssef
Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Theory X and Theory Y: MacGregor’s Theories of Motivation Applied to Working from Home in the Era of COVID-19“

Dante McClure
Dante McClure
Cupertino High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “The Role of Agriculture in Shaping China's Economic Growth“

Deshna Shekar
Deshna Shekar
Evergreen Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Barriers to Eating Disorder Treatment“

DeVon Thompson
DeVon Thompson
Berkshire School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “A Crab in the Ocean: Voting Red in a Blue State“

Dhanya Sethuraman
Dhanya Sethuraman
Mission San Jose High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “The Role of Stress-Induced Inflammation in Schizophrenia “

Dhruv Dingari
Dhruv Dingari
Hillsborough High School
Polygence Scholar 2020
Diana Martynova
Diana Martynova
N/A
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “How can an AI program process lactate levels, C-reactive protein levels, and Interleukin-6 levels to figure out whether the patient needs further tests or already has sepsis?“

Divij Aswinkumar
Divij Aswinkumar
Tesla STEM High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “A Bright Future: Solar Panels in the United States and the Factors That Impact Their Efficiency“

Donald Chu
Donald Chu
Van Houston Academy
Polygence Scholar 2020

Project: “Floating robot that collects trash from small to medium bodies of water.“

Ece Turhal
Ece Turhal
SEV American College
Polygence Scholar 2020

Project: “Investigating algamide diethanolamine as an environmentally sustainable additive to cleansing products“

Edward Fujiwara
Edward Fujiwara
Peddie
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Fundamentals of Heat Transfer and Applications to Climate Change“

Ekansh Kushwaha
Ekansh Kushwaha
Westview High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Using scRNA-seq data to find new liver cell subset“

Ekaterina Grigoreva
Ekaterina Grigoreva
Aiglon College
Polygence Scholar 2022
Eleanor Poole
Eleanor Poole
Charlotte Latin School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “What are the risks of owning firearms on suicide?“

Eleni Sakoufakis
Eleni Sakoufakis
Maine south
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Type One Diabetes Management“

Elizabeth Frisbie
Elizabeth Frisbie
Richard Montgomery High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Risk Factors of Alzheimer’s Disease, and the Impact of Socioeconomic Status“

Ella Green
Ella Green
Miami Country Day School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Youth Homelessness in the United States“

Ella Kharrazi
Ella Kharrazi
Redwood High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “The effect of dance on the memory and proprioceptive ability of the elderly“

Ella Shaw
Ella Shaw
Quarry Lane High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Cancer Anti-Angiogenic Therapy and Mechanisms of Therapy Resistance“

Emily Keller
Emily Keller
St. Leo University
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Environmental Factors that Influence Emotion Regulation in Adolescents with ASD; a literary review of intervention types“

Emily Shih
Emily Shih
Ridley College
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “A Blog Exploring American Drug Law“

Emma Hill
Emma Hill
Foothill High School
Polygence Scholar 2020

Project: “Case study: Social media usage and happiness in high school students during isolation period of summer 2020“

Eric Sun
Eric Sun
The Loomis Chaffee School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “NeRF-UAV: Inexpensive 3-D Reconstruction and View Synthesis Using RGB Camera Equipped Drones and Neural Radiance Fields“

Erita Chen
Erita Chen
Hong Kong International School
Polygence Scholar 2020

Project: “Social Programming for Townships: Where do Arts NGOs Fit?“

Esther Jang
Esther Jang
Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies