Meet Polygence Scholars and explore their projects

Aalia Desai
Aalia Desai
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: ““How does the environment affect our minds?”“

Aanya Singh
Aanya Singh
Los Gatos High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “A blog series on key mental health issues impacting youth populations“

Aarushi Kulkarni
Aarushi Kulkarni
Westmont High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “In a baseball or softball game, how can one tell the outcome of a pitch based on data?“

Adhiraj Mantan
Adhiraj Mantan
Coppell Highschool
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Pathophysiology of Cushing's Disease“

Aditya Kewalram
Aditya Kewalram
Lynbrook High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Data Science for Improving the Photosynthetic Efficiency of Non-model Plants“

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

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

Adriana Pervizaj
Adriana Pervizaj
The Hewitt School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Design and Distribution of Customizable Insoles for Cerebral Palsy Patients“

Agnes Wang
Agnes Wang
Monta Vista High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What is the importance of culture on national economic development?“

Akshay Menghani
Akshay Menghani
BASIS Chandler
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What genes are considered relevant to the epidemiology of Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) or correlated with the progression of the disease? How can this meta-analysis aid scientific progress in treating and developing medication for LBD?“

Akshita Raghuraman
Akshita Raghuraman
Evergreen Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Artificial Intelligence Applications For Improving Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosis Using Neuropsychological Assessments“

Alanoud Alshihri
Alanoud Alshihri
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Water electrolysis with batteries“

Alessandra Shires
Alessandra Shires
nsu university school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Neurological and Physiological Side Effects of Adolescents with Active or Recovering Anorexia Nervosa “

Alisha Gupta
Alisha Gupta
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Scaffold-Hydrogel Composite for Cartilage Regeneration in Osteoarthritis Applications“

Alper Altinel
Alper Altinel
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Chinese-Taiwanese Relationship in the Context of post-Russian invasion of Ukraine“

Analy Vega
Analy Vega
Choate Rosemary Hall
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Bioartificial Kidney “

Anay Shukla
Anay Shukla
Dublin High Scool
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Can a machine learning model predict IBM stocks in the incoming years?“

Andrew Zhao
Andrew Zhao
Lynbrook High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What do heavily doped semiconductors, i.e. transparent conducting oxides, hold for us in the future of transistor technology?“

Aneesh Krishna
Aneesh Krishna
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Sound of Money“

Angelina Velasco
Angelina Velasco
Carondelet High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Presidential Rhetoric about the 'War on Drugs'“

Anika Damle
Anika Damle
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Changes in Learning and Social Interactions from the Covid-19 Pandemic“

Anika Shah
Anika Shah
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

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

Ankita Mandal
Ankita Mandal
Mills E Godwin High School - CMS
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Prediction4Protection: Machine Learning Application in Early Heart Disease Prediction“

Ansh Patel
Ansh Patel
Allen High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Review of Nanoparticle-Based Drug Delivery Methods for the Treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy“

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

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

Arjun Gurjar
Arjun Gurjar
The Harker School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Emerging Role of Oligodendrocytes in Neurodegenerative Disease“

Arjun Moogimane
Arjun Moogimane
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What have been the main drivers of elite polarization in American politics since the 1970s and what does that indicate about our current situation?“

arnav kalapala
arnav kalapala
Rutgers Preparatory School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Dharavi: Completing and Revitalizing a Community“

Arnav Vig
Arnav Vig
Flower Mound High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “India's Posture to Chinese Foreign Economic Policy“

Arya Paliwal
Arya Paliwal
Bloor Collegiate Institute (TOPS Program)
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How does a 3DOF Planar Robot arm navigate a complex environment using uncertain sensor measurements?“

Aryahi Padmavati Narvekar
Aryahi Padmavati Narvekar
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The effect of musical scale, theme, and beat on emotion and decision-making“

Aryan Arora
Aryan Arora
William P Clements High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Under what environmental (temperature, humidity), geographic (proximity to fresh water) or technological (efficiency of water capture system) conditions would atmospheric water harvesting be competitive with alternative water sources, and what benefits can this technology bring to society?“

Aryan aryanmadan00
Aryan aryanmadan00
Dougherty Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Neural Networks as Compositional Tools: The First AI-Specific Art Competition“

Asha Gopinath
Asha Gopinath
Windward School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Making and engineering sustainable textiles and fabric from macro- and microalgae.“

Ava Conte
Ava Conte
Carondelet High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Neurochemical basis of AD and Music Therapy “

Bethania Dagim
Bethania Dagim
Troy High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Climate Change children's book“

Brycen Martin
Brycen Martin
The Quarry Lane School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Do meteotsunamis form from underwater volcanic eruptions?“

Caleb Liu
Caleb Liu
Hamilton High
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Predict Drought Severity in Arizona using SWE and seasonality“

Camryn Clay
Camryn Clay
Courtland high school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How has the Fossil Fuel industry historically Oppressed Native peoples? (in the great plains) and how are they fighting back?“

Charan Venkataswamy
Charan Venkataswamy
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Sleep’s role in regulating cortisol levels in adolescents“

Chloe Berkowitz
Chloe Berkowitz
Geffen Academy at UCLA
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Carbon sequestration (garden or kelp to biofuel)“

Christen Smith
Christen Smith
Horace Mann School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Repressed Memory Versus Dissociative Amnesia in Patients with Dissociative Identity Disorder“

Connor Whiting
Connor Whiting
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The tentative title - using full/partial homomorphic encryption in xyz application“

Daman Basu
Daman Basu
Mountain House High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

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

Daniel Seo
Daniel Seo
Leigh High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How can sleep disturbances progress alpha-synuclein aggregation?“

Dave Achonu
Dave Achonu
Baldwin High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “A Comparative Analysis of the Impacts of Priming Between Behaviors with Varying Degrees of Influenceability“

Deren Bulut
Deren Bulut
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: ““How does the usage of the Internet and social media affect the cognitive process of attention in adolescents and young adults? What are the academic, mental and social consequences of this impairment?”“

Deshna Shekar
Deshna Shekar
Evergreen Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Barriers to Eating Disorder Treatment“

Dextrius Williams
Dextrius Williams
Harris County High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The neurodevelopmental etiology of mental disorders among adolescents impacted by physical abuse and neglect“

Dhruv Bantval
Dhruv Bantval
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How can wearable technology help people with hearing loss communicate better?“

Divyanshi Srivastava
Divyanshi Srivastava
Drake University
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How practical are the implementations of the NAPs in the United Kingdom, United States of America, Australia, Indonesia and India?“

Ebubechukwu Abolo
Ebubechukwu Abolo
Klein Collins High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What is the likelihood of developing ASD as a result of sleep disruption during gestation compared to sleep disruption during early life in ASD model mice?“

Edward Fujiwara
Edward Fujiwara
Peddie
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

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

Elizabeth Zhang
Elizabeth Zhang
Ardrey Kell High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “To what extent do unmet mental health needs negatively impact the status of the U.S. economy? “

Ella Green
Ella Green
Miami Country Day School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Youth Homelessness in the United States“

Ellie Murray
Ellie Murray
Edison High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Identity Development Processes of White/Asian Biracial versus White Monoracial Adolescents“

Eshaan Kothari
Eshaan Kothari
Riverdale Country School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “A Queer Fight for Decolonization: British Colonialism’s Detrimental Impact on India’s Hijra Community“

Esther Bui
Esther Bui
King's High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Comparing benefits of aerobic vs. strength training on mental health in adolescents“

Ethan Kou
Ethan Kou
Henry M Gunn High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “State estimation and motion planning for an autonomous competition robot“

EUNSEO (RUBY) Lee
EUNSEO (RUBY) Lee
Archbishop Mitty High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “In what ways can parents minimize the impacts of masking on children’s social-emotional development?“

Gabriel Kronson
Gabriel Kronson
La Canada High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Can data from black hole transients (including light curves, gamma rays, and x-rays) be fitted into an equation to determine and analyze parameters in order to determine attributes of itself and surrounding celestial bodies?“

hope natukunda
hope natukunda
manheim township high school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What significant ways can aerobic exercise and classical music both support long-term memory improvement after the onset of anterograde amnesia?“

Ian Kim
Ian Kim
University of California, Los Angeles
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “To be added by Ian“

Ilan Yampolsky
Ilan Yampolsky
Sharon High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What is the effect of muscular fatigue in the hamstrings on knee stability for jumping in basketball?“

Isabelle Li
Isabelle Li
The King's Academy
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Role of Epithelial Cell Extrusion in Carcinoma: Mechanotransduction and Drug Treatment“

israa fyaz
israa fyaz
guilford high school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Neurobiological and Psychological effects of Childhood Stress“

Jade Amaya
Jade Amaya
University Preparatory
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Impact of Socioeconomic Status and the Healthcare System on the Infant and Maternal Mortality Rates in the U.S.“

Jaiden Lee
Jaiden Lee
Millburn High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Citizen Science Game: Identifying iNaturalist Animals via Gamification“

Janae Shao
Janae Shao
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Visualizing Crime in Urban America“

Jennah Yoo
Jennah Yoo
Seoul International School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Comparative History of the Representation of Gender in U.S. and South Korean Television Commercials“

Jinwo Park
Jinwo Park
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Different Types of Stem Cells in an efficient treatment of Diabetes“

Jonathan Ho
Jonathan Ho
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Leptin Levels in Obese Female Patients and its Correlation with Breast, Endometrial and Ovarian Cancers“

Joseph Somg
Joseph Somg
Whittier Christian High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What are the implications of environmental maternal stress factors and the biological mechanism behind their positive correlation with autism?“

Julia Harfenist
Julia Harfenist
Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Transracial adoption“

KaiChau Kung
KaiChau Kung
The Governor's Academy
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Machine learning algorithm for classification of drowsy vs alert drivers“

karim seify
karim seify
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “New advancements in the treatment of Type1 Diabetes“

Katherine Brown
Katherine Brown
Oakdale High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How do modern bio-circuit models (ring attractor network) and machine learning (convolutional neural networks) capture human cognition, and how do they compare?“

Kevin Yang
Kevin Yang
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Predicting the Genetic Factors Involved in Nicotine Dependence Susceptibility“

Krishna Morales
Krishna Morales
Cesar Chavez High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter
Kushaan Naskar
Kushaan Naskar
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How can we use algae biofuels to make airplane fuels more eco-friendly?“

Lela Sengupta
Lela Sengupta
Concord Academy
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What are the reasons for nuclear power’s poor reputation among non-experts, and how much of that reputation stems from misconceptions?“

Lili Todorinova
Lili Todorinova
Baccalaureate School for Global Education
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The effects of anxiety on children and learning “

Lily Nguyen
Lily Nguyen
James C. Enochs High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter
Lucas Angier
Lucas Angier
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “A review of the neuroanatomy of dissociative disorders and their linkage to symptoms“

Lucas Chi
Lucas Chi
Iron Horse Middle School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “to be filled by Lucas in session 4“

Lydia Olivieri
Lydia Olivieri
Communications High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Rose Adélaïde Ducreux / Lydia O Dress Project“

Maggie Du
Maggie Du
Monta Vista High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How can machine learning networks be improved for object tracking in football to help referees make calls more efficiently during matches?“

Manav thakkar
Manav thakkar
Los Gatos High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Genetics, Neuroanatomy, and Neurochemistry of Addiction“

Maria Rutkowska
Maria Rutkowska
Akademeia High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “CRISPR-based therapeutic targeting of ADHD“

Matthew Goerge
Matthew Goerge
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Are performance based payment structures more strongly correlated with better health outcomes compared to fee-for-service payment (i.e., paid for doing procedure not on outcome) for surgeons?“

Matthew Haroun
Matthew Haroun
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The relationship between physical activity, mental health, and physiological health“

Maya Vishwanath
Maya Vishwanath
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Social factors impacting the dissemination and persistence of drug resistant tuberculosis in India“

Mayukh Banerjee
Mayukh Banerjee
University High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Drought Disaster“

Meha Sridhar
Meha Sridhar
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The effects of plant-derived abscisic acid on human cell signaling pathways.“

Melinda Yao
Melinda Yao
Glenda Dawson High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How does music drive neuroplasticity and how can it help patients with Alzheimer’s disease?“

Melody Zhang
Melody Zhang
Fremont Christian High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How does social media impact the mental health of adolescents? “

Mihir Kumar
Mihir Kumar
Dubai College
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Mihir is putting this together.“

Mohid Khan
Mohid Khan
Bishop Guertin High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How do teenagers use social media in navigating mental health issues?“

Mukund Raman
Mukund Raman
Coppell High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter
Muqing Niu
Muqing Niu
The Experimental High School Attached to Beijing Normal University
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “In Search for Love: Modernization, Home, and Romance in Wang Kar Wai and Jia Zhangke“

Nandita Rajagopal
Nandita Rajagopal
Oak Park High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How CRISPR/Cas9 Can Be Used to Treat Cystic Fibrosis“

Navya Dalmia
Navya Dalmia
Lakeside School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “In what ways does an increase in federal minimum wage in the United States harm low-income workers?“

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“

Nicholas Zhu
Nicholas Zhu
Maret School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter
Nisha Rajendran
Nisha Rajendran
BASIS Oro Valley
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Effectiveness of Different Home-Based Electrocardiography Technologies in Diagnosing and Monitoring Atrial Fibrillation“

Nishani Maiyuran
Nishani Maiyuran
Mira Loma High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How Gender and Race Affect the Prognosis of Breast and Pancreatic Cancer Patients“

Nithin Sivakumar
Nithin Sivakumar
Flower Mound High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What is the most efficient way of detecting fake news on a text base level?“

Ojas Nimase
Ojas Nimase
Westview High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Building an Effective Intrusion Detection System using Deep Learning“

Olivia Hwang
Olivia Hwang
Cupertino High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How did the change in the cost of living in Silicon Valley, California in the past decade affect the economic growth of the area?“

Orafiri Koko
Orafiri Koko
Darlington School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “A Trail of Broken Promises: How the Nigerian Government failed the Chibok Girls “

Ovia Dushyanthan
Ovia Dushyanthan
Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How do mutations affect the brain?“

Pradhi Waghray
Pradhi Waghray
American High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How does the positive perceptions of cannabis use among teenagers decrease the perceived negative impacts on their lungs?“

Quisha Lee
Quisha Lee
The Hotchkiss School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Phenomenology of Pregnancy and Possibility“

Raghav Rajan
Raghav Rajan
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Possible/Different approaches/propositions that can Advance the Current Technology/technological state of Lithium Carbon Dioxide batteries“

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

Project: “Journey to Kepler 452b“

Rhea Chatterjee
Rhea Chatterjee
George C. Marshall USA
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What are the molecular mechanisms driving Alzheimer's disease?“

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

Project: “Geometric Strategies in Minneapolis City Hall“

Rhea Vashishtha
Rhea Vashishtha
Hazen High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Design and control of 3D printed, actuated prosthetic hands“

Ria bedi
Ria bedi
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Music Therapy's Effectiveness for Children on the Autism Spectrum“

Ria Talwar
Ria Talwar
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Determining the strongest environmental drivers of genetic differentiation in Pacific white-nose dolphins along the Japanese coast“

Rishab Bhattacharya
Rishab Bhattacharya
Jordan High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “A wrist-worn device for the identification of nervous hand gestures.“

Rishabh Prabhu
Rishabh Prabhu
Monta Vista High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How can you use data science to analyze the outcomes in a turn based scenario with random components?“

Rohaan Sanyal
Rohaan Sanyal
La Entrada Middle
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Given basic factors of a country (e.g. GDP, Alcoholism, Life Expectancy, etc.), can we predict what score will it have on the Global Happiness Index?“

Rohan Melwani
Rohan Melwani
Mountain View High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Potential Uses of Cannabinoids in the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease“

Rohan Shah
Rohan Shah
Cupertino High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Predicting Successful Advertisements with AI“

Rohan Thota
Rohan Thota
Memorial Highschool
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Studying the effects of CO2 concentration on crop growth and quality“

Rohit Mathur
Rohit Mathur
American High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Relating ventricle size of Acromegaly patients with symptomatology“

Rosa Huffman
Rosa Huffman
Agnes Irwin
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “What is the effectiveness of the new Biden-Harris Administration strategy on the root causes of Central American migration? (main)Do the listed policy objectives align with the current issues of the migration crisis? (subquestion)How is this strategy different from those of the past in addressing Central American migration? (subquestion)Has the Administration followed through on their strategy? (subquestion)“

Ruizhi Lin
Ruizhi Lin
American High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Stock Predictor“

Saawan Duvvuri
Saawan Duvvuri
Nolan Catholic School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Investigating the influence of socioeconomic variables on public high school performance in the Dallas-Fort Worth area“

Sadhana Tadepalli
Sadhana Tadepalli
Dougherty Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Nudges: How to Use Them and How to Avoid Them“

Saket Poludasu
Saket Poludasu
American high school
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Creating a Data Visualization Dashboard to visualize interesting trends in a dataset containing titles from the library of Netflix’s content.“

Samhitha Thatavarthy
Samhitha Thatavarthy
Holliston High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Transgenerational occurrence of allergies and modification in genes“

Sanaya Masurkar
Sanaya Masurkar
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Why have Serbian radios in Croatia influenced the subsequent rise in nationalism?“

Sanika Datar
Sanika Datar
Inglemoor High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Lamiaceae: Medicinal Potential & Developments“

Sanjana Bhattachary
Sanjana Bhattachary
George School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The relation of Reward Deficiency Syndrome in Children to Obesity in Late Stages of Life “

Sanjay Thuppul
Sanjay Thuppul
Fulton Science Academy
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Why are concussions more prominent in collision sports rather than in contact sports?“

Santosha Pochiraju
Santosha Pochiraju
Adlai E. Stevenson High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Parkinson’s Disease: An overview on its neurophysiological effects and potential treatments“

Sarah Chen
Sarah Chen
University High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How are risk factors for Alzheimer's affected by sex differences in the male and female bodies?“

Shravan Kannan
Shravan Kannan
BASIS Independent Silicon Valley
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How can making use of a CRISPR-cas9n genetic therapy help in eliminating hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer with reduced aftereffects and complications compared to current treatment methods?“

Shreya Duvvuri
Shreya Duvvuri
American High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Comorbidity between borderline personality disorder and alcohol use disorder“

Shria Dembi
Shria Dembi
American High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Do social media and technology help spread the ideas of sustainability and what medium of technology is most successful in doing so?“

Shripad Patil
Shripad Patil
Blaine High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Inertial Harvesting of Energy Through Induction Using Road Cars“

Sidh Shroff
Sidh Shroff
Mercer Island High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Classical and Jazz: Where do the Memories Lie?“

Simon Farruqui
Simon Farruqui
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Deep Structural Estimation: A Revolution in Option Pricing Through Machine Learning“

Simon Jiang
Simon Jiang
Ramsey High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The effectiveness of aerobic exercise as an antidepressant “

Skyler Luo
Skyler Luo
Monta Vista High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Medical and Social Aspects in Endometriosis Patients in China“

Snigdha Arun
Snigdha Arun
Northwood High
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How can the different regulations of TGF-β1 affect the tumor-microenvironment, both positively and negatively?“

Sohani Das
Sohani Das
Simsbury High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Absence of Autonomy and Agency on Young Women Amongst the South Asian and MENA Diaspora in Modern-Day Arranged Marriages“

Sophie Goldstein
Sophie Goldstein
Mainland Regional High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “If you are a carrier of the BRCA mutation, can certain lifestyle factors reduce your risk of getting cancer? (Stress, diet, exercise)“

Sriram Rajagopal
Sriram Rajagopal
California High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Using a Fully Convolutional Neural Network to determine the location of Talus Slopes in the King’s Canyon Area“

Sruthi Anbalagan
Sruthi Anbalagan
Cumberland Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Comparison of outcomes in fixed orthodontic appliances vs clear aligner therapy“

Sruthi P
Sruthi P
West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How do genetic factors differ for normal aging and AD? What do they indicate about cognitive decline associated with AD? How can gene expression be used to identify individuals at high risk of AD?“

Sucheer Maddury
Sucheer Maddury
Leland HS
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “CheXpert project“

Sudithi Manthati
Sudithi Manthati
Fremont High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Understanding the effects of curcumin on zebrafish morphology“

Supreeth Chinta
Supreeth Chinta
Foothill High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Effectiveness of Chatbots in the Business Sector“

Sushanth Elangovan
Sushanth Elangovan
Frisco High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Measuring the relative thermal conductivities of insulations comprised of different densities of newspaper“

Suvrath Arvind
Suvrath Arvind
Prospect High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Predicting the Number of Sunspots Per Month and Per Quarter Using ARIMA Models“

Tanisha Kumar
Tanisha Kumar
The Academy for Mathematics, Science & Engineering
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How can certain indicators determine one’s susceptibility to chronic fatigue syndrome?“

Tara Gupta Mohan
Tara Gupta Mohan
Head Start Educational Academy
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How do hormonal aberrations play a role in the etiology and diagnosis of PCOS?“

Tisya Yadav
Tisya Yadav
Coppell High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “How have genetics played a role in the diagnosis of endometrial cancer? “

Vaishnavi Alapati
Vaishnavi Alapati
Nysmith School For The Gifted
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter
Vanni Intini
Vanni Intini
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Research question: What causes sports anxiety in athletes?“

Vatsal Sivaratri
Vatsal Sivaratri
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Electroencephalography Biomarkers to Characterize and Predict Parkinson’s Disease using Cycle-By-Cycle Analysis of Neural Oscillations and a Deep Learning Model“

Xinyuan Duan
Xinyuan Duan
Eastside Preparetory School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Improving natural disaster impact detection“

Yihan (Sarah) Shu
Yihan (Sarah) Shu
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Integration of sustainable cooling technologies in Southern California ice arenas“

Yutonia Tang
Yutonia Tang
FCDS
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Assessing the state of bias in AI utilization for breast cancer care“

Yuvraj Gill
Yuvraj Gill
Miller Middle School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Examining the effects of climate change (extreme heat) on patients diagnosed with RA (rheumatoid arthritis), ranging from symptoms to socioeconomic status that may affect diagnosis period“

Ziang Huang
Ziang Huang
Shenzhen College of International Education
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Who controls U.S. politics? An analysis of major political endorsements in U.S. midterm elections“

ZiXuan Qi
ZiXuan Qi
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “The Difference of Performances And Brain Structures Between Monolingual Stutterers And Bilingual Stutterers“

Zoe Renazile-Winter
Zoe Renazile-Winter
Polygence Scholar 2022
Symposium Presenter

Project: “Research Question: How does the presence of racial stereotypes in popular TV Culture reflect the structure of society and negatively impact our youth?“

Aadit Subedi
Aadit Subedi
Rato Bangala School
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

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?“

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

Project: “Measuring Ferritin levels at Home“

Aakrisht Mehra
Aakrisht Mehra
Polygence Scholar 2022
Aarav Sehgal
Aarav Sehgal
Northview Highschool
Polygence Scholar 2021

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

Aaron Magtoto
Aaron Magtoto
La Canada High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “What are the geopolitical and economic factors that explain how a border dispute between Russia and Ukraine evolved into an international crisis“

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“

Aayush Asthana
Aayush Asthana
Dougherty Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

Abhi Varadarajan
Abhi Varadarajan
Newark Academy
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “NFL Offensive Game Plan Optimization“

Abhidi Brahnmath
Abhidi Brahnmath
Interlake High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

Abhinav Raghavan
Abhinav Raghavan
BASIS Scottsdale
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

Abhinav Shanbhag
Abhinav Shanbhag
Monta Vista High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

Abhinav Vijay
Abhinav Vijay
Dougherty Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

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

Abigail Upton
Abigail Upton
Lowell High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

Achyut Iyengar
Achyut Iyengar
Oak Park High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Schizophrenia in Modern Times“

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

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

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
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 Mogli
Aditya Mogli
Evergreen Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Autonomous Vehicle Safety“

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?“

Aja Lelchuk
Aja Lelchuk
Berkeley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

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“

Akhil Kalva
Akhil Kalva
Chattahoochee High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

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

Akhil Rajidi
Akhil Rajidi
Dublin High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Investigating the Role of Microglia in Neurodegeneration“

Akilesh Kale
Akilesh Kale
Dougherty Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “In what ways can the current biology community benefit and be expanded by cost-effective and easier ways to gain access to information and materials?“

Akshat Ubale
Akshat Ubale
Dougherty Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

Akshay Sahai
Akshay Sahai
Monta Vista High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Optimal Plays during a Tennis Match“

Akshay Shivkumar
Akshay Shivkumar
Mountain View High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “NLP Summary Comparisons of Self Help Books“

Akshaya Ramakrishnan
Akshaya Ramakrishnan
Lynbrook High School
Polygence Scholar 2020

Project: “Dietary Effects on the Human Gut Microbiome“

Alan Zuo
Alan Zuo
Leland High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

Alex Armstrong
Alex Armstrong
Polygence Scholar 2022
Alex Lee
Alex Lee
Seoul International School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “'Reaching Our Star' - Blending Animation With Real-life“

Alex Potter
Alex Potter
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

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

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

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“

Alyson Nguyen
Alyson Nguyen
Evergreen Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

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 Der
Amanda Der
Los Altos High
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

Amanda Koeppel
Amanda Koeppel
Marin Academy
Polygence Scholar 2021

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

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

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

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“

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

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

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
Pinewood School
Polygence Scholar 2021

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

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“

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

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

Project: “Assistive Technology for Neurodevelopmental Disorders: A Review of Literature“

Angela Predolac
Angela Predolac
Hunter College High School
Polygence Scholar 2021
Angeline Choi
Angeline Choi
Crescenta Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022
Angie Cheng
Angie Cheng
Los Altos High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

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

Angie Lee
Angie Lee
Canyon High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Tune to Today“

Anika Atluri
Anika Atluri
Independence High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Online Simulation of Dark Patterns“

Anika Pallapothu
Anika Pallapothu
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

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“

Ankhita Sathanur
Ankhita Sathanur
Eastlake High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

Anna Levin
Anna Levin
The Dalton School
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

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

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: “Snake Game and Breakout Game“

Anona Joshi
Anona Joshi
Lincoln School
Polygence Scholar 2021

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

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

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

Antonio Cuan
Antonio Cuan
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Music Recommendation System“

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 Lal
Anya Lal
Milpitas High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

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 Anilkumar
Arjun Anilkumar
Charlotte Country Day School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Wind Tunnel“

Arjun Kulkarni
Arjun Kulkarni
Dougherty Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

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

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

Arnav Kethana
Arnav Kethana
Dougherty Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2020

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

Arnav Patwardhan
Arnav Patwardhan
Tenafly High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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“

Atul Venkatesh
Atul Venkatesh
Lexingtion High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

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

Audrey Ajakaye
Audrey Ajakaye
The Village School
Polygence Scholar 2020

Project: “Mind the Skin“

Audrey Stankunas
Audrey Stankunas
Granville High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “The Geopolitical Ramifications of the China-Europe Railway Express: An Emphasis on the War in Ukraine“

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“

Ava Stern
Ava Stern
Oakland Technical High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

Avi Lekkelapudi
Avi Lekkelapudi
Bellarmine College Prep
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

Avi Patel
Avi Patel
Pine Crest School
Polygence Scholar 2020

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

Aviraj Dastidar
Aviraj Dastidar
Carlmont High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

Ayaan Dhruv
Ayaan Dhruv
The Nueva School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “The Craft of Poetry“

Ayan Patel
Ayan Patel
Campolindo High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

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

Ayush Sura
Ayush Sura
Skyline High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

Project: “Landmine Locater“

Ayushi Budhraja
Ayushi Budhraja
Jumeirah College
Polygence Scholar 2021

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

Aziza Isbekova
Aziza Isbekova
Nazarbayev Intellectual School
Polygence Scholar 2022

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.“

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“

Bhavik Singhal
Bhavik Singhal
Amador Valley High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Working with pyrosetta to predict disulfide bonds“

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“

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

Project: “Treatment mechanisms for tackling antimicrobial resistance“

Caden Kwon
Caden Kwon
American High School
Polygence Scholar 2020

Project: “Hyper-partisanship in the Federal Judiciary“

Caden Lee
Caden Lee
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

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?“

Catharine Lee
Catharine Lee
The Spence School
Polygence Scholar 2021

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

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

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“

Charlie Algert
Charlie Algert
Miramonte High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

Chetana Devulapally
Chetana Devulapally
Memorial High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

Chinmay Pala
Chinmay Pala
Chavara Public School
Polygence Scholar 2020

Project: “LIGO: A Review of Mirror Technology“

Chloe Lu
Chloe Lu
Homestead High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

Christopher Mach
Christopher Mach
Canyon High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

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

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

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

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

Claire Loftus
Claire Loftus
Mayo High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “Immunotherapies for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia“

Claire Wu
Claire Wu
Valley Christian High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

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

Project: “How Psychology Runs the Pharmaceutical Industry “

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

Project: “Vent2Vote“

Courtney Wong
Courtney Wong
high_school
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

Dagna Jezioro
Dagna Jezioro
Trinity College School
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

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“

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 “

Dharmik Namineni
Dharmik Namineni
Hauppauge High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

Dhruv Dingari
Dhruv Dingari
Hillsborough High School
Polygence Scholar 2020
Dhruva Paul
Dhruva Paul
BASIS Independent Silicon Valley
Polygence Scholar 2022

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

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“

Divya Kumari
Divya Kumari
Hillsborough High School
Polygence Scholar 2022

Project: “An Examination of Habitability in Exoplanet Systems“

Donald Chu
Donald Chu
Van Houston Academy
Polygence Scholar 2020

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

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

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

Ece Turhal
Ece Turhal
SEV American College
Polygence Scholar 2020

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

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“

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

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?“

Elizabeth Frisbie
Elizabeth Frisbie
Richard Montgomery High School
Polygence Scholar 2021

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