Intel announces winners of Sindh Provincial Science Fair

Islamabad, November 08, 2012 (PPI-OT): Intel Pakistan today concluded the Sindh Provincial Science Fair in the run-up to the Intel® International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel® ISEF), one of the world’s largest pre-college science competitions, to be held in Phoenix, Arizona in May 2013.

During the Sindh Science Fair, students from across the province presented research-based projects in the categories of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Sciences, Mathematics and Physics. More than 90 projects from all over Sindh competed in the fair. Present at the occasion was Cdre (Retd.) Talib Hussain, TI (M), Education Director, Defence Housing Authority, as the Chief Guest.

Winners of the Sindh Provincial Science 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 12th to May 17th 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 Sindh provincial fair show us that the next generation of scientific and technological innovation is exciting and thriving,” said Naveed Siraj, Country Manager, Intel Pakistan. “I hope the energy these students exhibit about math and science will inspire yet another generation of innovators, scientists and entrepreneurs which will improve our world.”

For more information, contact:
Intel Pakistan Corporation
Karachi 1
Suite 222, G-20, Block 9
KDA Scheme 5, Kehkashan, Clifton
Karachi, Sindh
Tel: 92-21-5375203-05

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