I-SWEEEP, the International Sustainable World Energy, Engineering, and Environment Project, held its large annual multinational science and engineering competition April 27-May 1 in Houston, Texas. This year, there were 564 high school researchers with 385 projects from 62 countries participating. Students were exposed to a five days of scientific, cultural, educational, and social events with the main event being a full day at which each student's research project poster was judged in person by several professional judges.
Two Hathaway Brown students won all expenses-paid trips to compete at ISWEEEP as finalists by advancing through the Hathaway Brown 18th Annual Poster Session judging in March. HB has awarded spots to ISWEEEP each year based on the quantity and excellence of the science and engineering research that comes out of the school year after year through the Science Research & Engineering Program.
Maaryah Malik '16 works in the lab of Dr. Hyoung-gon Lee in the Department of Pathology at Case Western Reserve University, with a focus on the contribution of cell cycle progression to Alzheimer's disease. She won a Bronze Medal in the Environment category.
Madeline Howarth '17 works on recovery after peripheral nerve injury in the Department of Neurosciences at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine with Dr. Richard Zigmond. She was awarded a Bronze Medal in Engineering at ISWEEEP this year as well.
Congratulations to Maaryah and Madeline!