Scientists of the future awarded

Scientists of the future awarded

ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Scientists of the future awarded MEF Educational Institutions has announced the winners of its 22nd International Research Projects Competition. This year, 1,500 students with 806 projects from all over the world entered the competition.

Ninety projects developed by 165 high school students qualified to be displayed in the exhibition of the competition.

Participants in the competition came from 25 countries including Canada, China, Russia, Thailand, Turkmenistan and countries across Europe and the Balkans. The young inventors had an opportunity to present their projects at the exhibition and traveled around Istanbul to share their work.

Developing a wide range of projects, including concrete production with no cement, window-cleaning robots, fuel-efficient aircrafts and green electricity generation from plants; the young scientists were appreciated for their extensive knowledge on the topics.

According to the results of the evaluation among international applicants, the projects, including “Boe-bot in voice command and GPS program” from Thailand, “The effect of precursor ratio and PH of catalyst on efficiency of an optical PH membrane based on sol-gel technology” from Slovenia, and “Comparative study of different feedings in anaerobic biodigestor” from Italy, were presented with the jury’s special award.