Australian Student Wins Top Prize

 Meghana Bollimpalli, Oliver Nicholls, and Dhruvik Parikh won the top awards at the Intel ISEF 2018. PHOTO COURTESY OF SOCIETY FOR SCIENCE & THE PUBLIC/CHRIS AYERS PHOTOGRAPHY.

Meghana Bollimpalli, Oliver Nicholls, and Dhruvik Parikh won the top awards at the Intel ISEF 2018. PHOTO COURTESY OF SOCIETY FOR SCIENCE & THE PUBLIC/CHRIS AYERS PHOTOGRAPHY.

Congratulations to Oliver Nicholls who was awarded first place at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania earlier this month.

Oliver is from STELR school, Barker College in Hornsby, NSW and he designed a drone-like, robotic window cleaner for commercial buildings.

The fair is the largest pre-university science competition in the world. Oliver received the Gordon E. Moore Award of $75,000 USD named in honour of the Intel co-founder and fellow scientist.

Find out more at the Society for Science and the Public website.