Intel ISEF 2019 – Phoenix, USA – May 2019

The year 2019 saw Pakistani students win accolades for their hard work at the Intel ISEF, at Phoenix, Arizona. Students of the The Generations School, Karachi; Usaid Ahmed and Ahmed Zafar presented their groundbreaking project in the Category: Engineering Mechanics and won Scholarship Award from the Arizona State University.

Intel ISEF 2019 – Phoenix, USA – May 2019

Sadaf Naushad of Pak Turk Maarif International Schools and Colleges, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi also won four year renewable scholarship award from the Arizona State University for her project “Dual Purpose Wind Turbine”. 

Intel ISEF 2019 – Phoenix, USA – May 2019

Mian Affan Anwar of Siddique Public School, Rawalpindi won Scholarship Grant from the University of Arizona, while he also won four year renewable scholarship award from the Arizona State University for his Project in the Energy Chemical Category.

Intel ISEF 2018 – Pittsburgh, USA – May 2018

At the Intel ISEF held at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from May 13 – 18, 2018, a dynamic duo of young scientists Maryam Ijaz and Momina Akmal of The City School, Girls Campus, Sialkot won a comprehensive scholarship grant from Arizona State University at the Special Award Ceremony for their project titled, “A Green Synthesis of Biodegradable Polymers”.

Intel ISEF 2016 – Phoenix, USA – May 2016

At the Intel ISEF held in Phoenix, Arizona from May 8th -13th, 2016, a young engineer Shahmir Khan Niazi from Beaconhouse School System, Valencia Town, Lahore exhibited his research project titled “A New Spin to Renewable Energy” under Energy Physical Category and won accolades for Pakistan by securing 4th position, he was also awarded cash prize of US $500.

Intel ISEF 2015 – Pittsburgh, USA – May 2015

The following year Habab Idrees presented his project at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2015, held at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from May 10 to 15, 2015. He also earned third place in the “Energy: Physical Category” for his project, “A Solar-Powered Multipurpose Thermostat Device. Habab was also awarded Special Award, “Honorary Mention” from US Global Development Lab (USAID).

Intel ISEF 2014 – Los Angeles, USA – May 2014

At the Intel ISEF 2014, three Pakistani students from Punjab Daanish School for Girls, Hasilpur, were awarded $1,000 by King Abdul Aziz and his Companions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity. The students, Sana Batool, Shazia Bibi and Iqra Irshad were honored for their project titled, “Working of a Wind Turbine with Low Air Pressure” in the Energy: Physical Category.

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Intel ISEF 2012 – Pittsburgh, USA – May 2012

With just three finalists from Pakistan present among 1,549 students from 70 countries, and regions two Pakistani teenagers managed to snag a fourth place and $500 cash award at the Grand Awards Ceremony of the Intel ISEF, at Pittsburgh at David L. Lawrence Convention Center. The project titled “Energy Square for Cattle” by Mahnoor Hassan and Shiza Gulab of the Institute of Computer and Management Sciences, Peshawar got 4th prize in the Animal Sciences Category.


Intel ISEF 2011 – Los Angeles, USA – May 2011

At the Intel ISEF held at Los Angeles, California from May 8th – 13th, 2011, a dynamic duo of young scientists Ambreen Bibi and Mehwish Ghafoor from Federal Government College for Women, G-10/4, Islamabad, exhibited their research project titled “Degradation of Environmental Pollutants using Nano Composites” under Environmental Sciences Category and won accolades for Pakistan by securing 3rd position, they were also awarded cash prize of US $1,000.


Intel ISEF 2008 – Atlanta, USA – May 2008

The year 2008 also saw Pakistani students win accolades for their hard work at the Intel ISEF, at Atlanta, Georgia. Students of the Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karachi – Zahra Suleman Tejani, Sara Moiz Ali and Arif Pyarali presented their groundbreaking project on the cure of M.R.S.A infections with drugs of silver nano-particles. The students were awarded first position cash prize by the American Intellectual Property Law Association.

Intel ISEF 2007 – New Mexico, USA – May 2007

For Fatima Shami, it was her second time at Intel ISEF 2007. She was a finalist in 2005, and was more determined and focused in 2007 when she competed with her project ‘Device for Speech Impaired & Deaf (D-S.I.D) Life Changing Communication (alternative to sign language)’. She attributes her winning the ‘Alternate Scholarship of New Mexico University’ to sheer hard work.

Intel ISEF 2007 – New Mexico, USA – May 2007

A young student Kulsum Bilal from Government Girls Kinnaird High School, Lahore won the Second Prize in Environmental Sciences and Cash Awards $1,500, at the Intel ISEF 2007, held at New Mexico, USA for her project “Feasibility of Chicken Feather as Paper Products”.

Intel ISEF 2006 – Indianapolis, USA – May 2006

Hamza Sheikh, aged 15 from Islamabad was honored for his pioneering research in chemistry at the Intel® ISEF 2006 at Indianapolis, USA. The young scientist from Headstart School Islamabad was awarded second place, cash award $1,500, in the Chemistry Category for his experiment on the “Effectiveness of Pea Flour as a Cheap and Environment Friendly Insecticide against stored Grain Pests”. He was also awarded a certificate of recognition and student membership of the Society of Environmental Toxicology.