Next Competition: March 5-6, 2021
The Lockheed Martin Science Challenge provides county science fair winners an opportunity to present their projects to a team of expert judges before advancing to the state science fair, allowing participants an extra chance to practice their presentations.
Students in Grades 6–12 who have won first-place in their county science fairs’ physical science competitions are invited to compete in the Lockheed Martin Science Challenge.
Participating counties are: Brevard, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Seminole, Sumter and Volusia.
2020 Lockheed Martin Science Challenge Winners
Best in Fair Scholarship Winner:
Clean Our Oceans
First Junior Category winner! This is the first time since this competition has been held that a student in Middle school was awarded Best in Fair.
Orlando Science Middle High Charter School
Junior Category Awards:
Chemistry - Amelia Curran
Comparing the Efficiency, Free Fatty Acid Percentage, and Carbon Dioxide Emissions of Waste Vegetable Oil (WVO) and Ethiopian Mustard (Brassica carinata) Biodiesels.
Biochemistry - Maia Glockson
Bio Beacons: How Does Carbon Dioxide Affect the Stress Response of Bioluminescent Dinoflagellates?
Intelligent Machines, Robotics, and Systems Software - Siddharth Kini
GnomerBot: An AI-based Autonomous Weed Detecting Robot
Mathematics and Computational Science - Teymur Abdulla
Utilizing Eulerian Path for DNA Sequencing
Engineering - Elise Rina
Project: Access Granted
Earth and Environmental Sciences - Sophia Weiner
Constructive Utilization of Indian River Lagoon Muck - Year 2
Environmental Engineering - Rushil Shah
Testing Humic Acids as an Alternative to Synthetic Chelators on the Phytoextraction of Zinc from Soil
Physics and Astronomy - Nathan Boonsanguan
Air-Cooled Dual Axis Solar Concentrator Tracker using Raspberry Pi with Python Programming
Senior Category Awards:
Chemistry - Andy Shar
Novel Fabrication and Implementation of Copper and Silver Plasmonic Nanostructure-coated Foil as a Spectrally Selective Absorber in Highly Efficient Solar Steam Generation under One Sun Illumination
Biochemistry - Kashyap Sreeram
A Machine Learning-Based Approach for Characterization of Neurological Proteomic Biomarkers in a Mouse TBI Preclinical Model
Intelligent Machines, Robotics, and Systems Software - Nikhil Iyer
Evolutionary Algorithm to Construct Neural Network Architectures for Various Applications
Mathematics and Computational Science - Asha Reddy
Implementation of Time Frequency Analysis For Seizure Localization: Phase I
Engineering - Isabelle Trotter
3D Printed Touch
Earth and Environmental Sciences - Eshan Ramesh
Evaluating Methods of Transplanting Zooxanthellae to Enhance the Recovery of Bleached Anemones, Condylactis gigantea
Environmental Engineering - Kyle W. Bramblett
Designing an Improved Method of Shellfish Restoration: Increasing Shell Growth by Constructing an Artificial Structure to Increase Surface Area for Oyster Spat Settlement Using Calcite Media to Improve Water Quality Parameters
Physics and Astronomy - Vivek Sandrapaty
Investigating the Viability of a Deployable Parachute System with Aerial Detachment of the Cabin for Impending Commercial Airplane Crashes via a Novel Computer Simulation