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MW students are successful at the Metro Richmond Science and Engineering Fair

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The Society for Science awarded Virginia Commonwealth University School of Education’s Center for Innovation in STEM Education the opportunity to manage the regional Metro Richmond Science and Engineering Fair that feeds into the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair. This fair enables 15 school districts in this region to submit research investigations for consideration. Congratulations to the MLWGS students that participated and won awards at the Metro Richmond Science and Engineering Fair on Saturday, March 4th.

Yash Saxena (’24-Henrico)  – won First Place in the category of Behavioral and Social Sciences for his project ‘Optimizing A Deep Learning Model for the Prediction of Electric Field Induced by Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Traumatic Brain Injury Patient’. Yash will be competing in VSSEF in April for Intel Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). Yash also won the 2023 Regeneron Biomedical Science Award by Regeneron and the Society for Science.

Deepanshi Kumar (’26-Henrico) – won Second place award in the category of Animal Sciences for her project ‘The Effect of Different Concentrations of Polypropylene and Polyethylene Microplastics on the Heart Rate of Daphnia Magna’.

Aditya Badhrayan (’26-Henrico) – won Honorable Mention in the category of Animal Sciences for his project ‘Analysis of Aspartame Consumption Rates via Drosophila Melanogaster Utilizing a Modified Capillary Feeding Assay (CaFE)’.

Aashka Shah (’24-Henrico) – participated in the category of Biomedical and Health Science.