Atlanta May 16, 2008, saw 1,550 young scientists from 51 countries, regions and territories vie for top honours at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair that brought students to showcase their commitment to innovation and science.
Intel has been committed to helping students realize the promise of education for decades. In the past decade alone, Intel has invested more than $1 billion worldwide to improve education. Today, Intel invests more than $100 million annually to promote education and technological literacy around the world.
“To see young students from around the world develop innovative solutions to problems
Confronting society shows the true power of this international science fair,” said Intel
Corporation Chairman Craig Barrett.
Team India comprising of 4 individual and 2 team projects had a wonderful experience, sharing their views with senior scientists, putting their views across and interacting with brilliant young minds from across the world.
As Ambud Sharma, our little genius who won the Scholarship Award of $12,500 per year from the Florida Institute of Technology says “It was just not enough! The experience was awesome”.
Our team of two from Rajkot who worked on Eco-Friendly Ink for Color Pens were amazed by the friendly atmosphere, the science talent and had decided to share their experience with everyone back home and encourage their school friends to participate in one of a kind science fairs like IRIS. “It’s an opportunity that no science student should miss”.