Young scientists compete at Intel Pakistan science fair

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The Intel Pakistan has arranged the Islamabad Provincial Science Fair where over 50 projects from all over Islamabad competed. Prof. Dr. Nazir Ahmed Sangi, Vice-Chancellor AIOU, as the chief guest.

Winners of the fair will be eligible to compete at the National Science Fair, which will take place in Islamabad early next year. Projects will be assessed by a panel of renowned judges, with winners eligible to compete at the 2013 Intel® ISEF which will be held from May 12 to May 17 in Phoenix, Arizona.

“ICT in education has proven to bring about a dynamic change in the classroom. It facilitates acquisition and absorption of knowledge and offers unprecedented opportunities to the youth of our country to bring about a change. The projects at the Islamabad provincial fair show us that the next generation of scientific and technological innovation is exciting and thriving,” said Naveed Siraj, Country Manager, Intel Pakistan.

He hoped that the energy these students exhibit about math and science will inspire yet another generation of innovators, scientists and entrepreneurs which will improve our world.

The Intel® International Science and Engineering Fair® (Intel ISEF), the worlds largest international pre-college science competition, annually provides a forum for more than 1,600 high school students from about 70 countries, regions, and territories to showcase their independent research.


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