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National Medal of Technology Award

The following student teams received the ISTF's second highest honor, "Honorable Mention Award" certificates from the Director of the ISTF program.


ISTF Project Number: 03-782

National Critical Technology Category:

Energy

Technical Application:

Renewable Energy

ISTF Project Title:

Super Simple Solar Solutions

 Student Project Team:

Jeremy L., Andrew L., Christopher H., Andres G. 

Project Team Teacher:

Christina Stearns

School Name:

Inez Science and Technology Magnet Elementary School, Albuquerque, NM

Technical Advisors:

Mr. Stephen S. Baca, Sandia National Laboratories
Mr. David Munich, Sandia National Labs at Kirtland Air Force Base
Danny and Renee Martinez, Casa del Sol Construction Company

ISTF Project Number: 03-690

National Critical Technology Category:

Energy

Technical Application:

Renewable Energy

ISTF Project Title:

EPH (Energy Producing Highway)

 Student Project Team:

Michael W., Mitchell R., Tianyang S., Ethan K. 

Project Team Teacher:

Evelyn Rios

School Name:

Bergen County Academies, Hackensack, NJ

Technical Advisors:

Mr. Jason Sayers, Bergen County Academies
Mr. Michael Liva, Bergen County Academies

ISTF Project Number: 03-766

National Critical Technology Category:

Energy

Technical Application:

Building Technologies

ISTF Project Title:

Light Saver

 Student Project Team:

Natasha R., Francheska T., Gail C., Stephany I., Kristen J., Chelsea H. 

Project Team Teacher:

Mary Acree

School Name:

Sterling Park Elementary, Casselberry, Fl

Technical Advisors:

Michael Horton, Lockheed Martin
Tim Beck, Lockheed Martin
Dr. Mike Panzitta, People Matter
Gavin Sinclair, Stealth Laboratories

ISTF Project Number: 03-691

National Critical Technology Category:

Environmental Quality

Technical Application:

Pollution Control

ISTF Project Title:

Noise-No-More

 Student Project Team:

Afia M., Divya G., Molly F., Lolita F., Caroline D. 

Project Team Teacher:

Evelyn Rios

School Name:

Bergen County Academies, Hackensack, NJ

Technical Advisor:

Mr. Michael Liva, Academy for the Advancement of Science and Technology (AAST)

ISTF Project Number: 03-746

National Critical Technology Category:

Information & Communication

Technical Application:

Education Training Software

ISTF Project Title:

Virtual Education

 Student Project Team:

Michael S., Justin L., Jim S., Tito O. 

Project Team Teacher:

LaNe Powers

School Name:

Valley Christian Junior High School, San Jose, CA

Technical Advisor:

Jason Patterson, Indiana Higher Education Telecommunication System (IHETS)

ISTF Project Number: 03-695

National Critical Technology Category:

Information & Communication

Technical Application:

Pattern Recognition

ISTF Project Title:

Voice of Truth (VOT)

 Student Project Team:

Melissa G., Sophia P., Lidia M., Husna K. 

Project Team Teacher:

Evelyn Rios

School Name:

Bergen County Academies, Hackensack, NJ

Technical Advisors:

Shiun-Zu Kuo, Microsoft
Mr. Liva, Bergen County Academies

ISTF Project Number: 03-767

National Critical Technology Category:

Information & Communication

Technical Application:

Integrated Signal Processing

ISTF Project Title:

Pull It Over

 Student Project Team:

Nicole P., Naomi M., Theresa T., Brittany S., Kellee A. 

Project Team Teacher:

Mary Acree

School Name:

Sterling Park Elementary, Casselberry, Fl

Technical Advisors:

Michael Horton, Lockheed Martin Simulation, Training and Support
Katie Myers, Lockheed Martin Simulation, Training and Support
Jordon Jacobs, IDEAL Technology
Bob Freeman, First Priority Emergency Vehicles

ISTF Project Number: 03-747

National Critical Technology Category:

Living Systems

Technical Application:

Medical Devices and Equipment

ISTF Project Title:

Cataract Factor

 Student Project Team:

Garrett G., Kevin T., Chris B., Robert N. 

Project Team Teacher:

LaNe Powers

School Name:

Valley Christian Junior High School, San Jose, CA

Technical Advisor:

Dr. Joseph Rosenshein

ISTF Project Number: 03-739

National Critical Technology Category:

Living Systems

Technical Application:

Sustainable Agricultural Production

ISTF Project Title:

DFFN- Dolphin Friendly Fishing Nets

 Student Project Team:

Kelsey P., Lauren V., Allison C., Kelly M., Elaine K. 

Project Team Teacher:

LaNe Powers

School Name:

Valley Christian Junior High School, San Jose, CA

Technical Advisors:

Dr. Craig Tsuchida
Kenneth D. Haddad, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)

ISTF Project Number: 03-760

National Critical Technology Category:

Living Systems

Technical Application:

Bioprocessing

ISTF Project Title:

Solar Smart

 Student Project Team:

James K., Michael S., Nicole F., Joey F., Brian L. 

Project Team Teacher:

Mary Acree

School Name:

Sterling Park Elementary, Casselberry, Fl

Technical Advisors:

Michael Horton, Lockheed Martin Simulation, Training and Support
Susan Horton, New Covenant Preschool
Lee Schoeppner, Lockheed Martin Simulation, Training and Support

ISTF Project Number: 03-701

National Critical Technology Category:

Living Systems

Technical Application:

Vaccines

ISTF Project Title:

The P53s Gene

 Student Project Team:

Jason P., David C., Leon R. 

Project Team Teacher:

Evelyn Rios

School Name:

Bergen County Academies, Hackensack, NJ

Technical Advisor:

Dr. Ravi Bajwa, Academy for the Advancement of Science and Technology

ISTF Project Number: 03-795

National Critical Technology Category:

Materials

Technical Application:

Alloys

ISTF Project Title:

Cryogenic-Treated Alloys for Deep Sea Exploration

 Student Project Team:

Jordan R., Hannah C., Kristin W., Lindsey S. 

Project Team Teacher:

Dan Carter

School Name:

Kennesaw Mountain High School, Kennesaw, Ga

Technical Advisors:

Dr. Shelley Wachsmann, Texas A & M University
Mr. Jeff Winkel

ISTF Project Number: 03-665

National Critical Technology Category:

Transportation

Technical Application:

Intelligent Transportation Systems

ISTF Project Title:

Pop Goes the Bumper

 Student Project Team:

Duong T., Youngwon L., Alexa K., Kyungsun C., Rachel B. 

Project Team Teacher:

Evelyn Rios

School Name:

Bergen County Academies, Hackensack, NJ

Technical Advisors:

Michael Liva, Bergen County Academies
Jason Sayres, Bergen Country Academies