University Research Competition

The 2014 University Research Competition: a selection of students present their engineering research to a panel of judges for cash awards. The goal of the competition is to inspire and encourage young researchers to become the next generation of great innovators.

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PRESS RELEASES

09/17/14 Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public Announce 30 Finalists in 2014 Broadcom MASTERS Middle School STEM Competition
09/10/14 Broadcom Foundation and Computer History Museum Introduce Design_Code_Build Program for Middle School STEM Education
09/03/14 Broadcom Foundation Announces Semifinalists in Fourth Annual Broadcom MASTERS Middle School STEM Competition
10/01/13 Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public Announce Broadcom MASTERS 2013 National Science Fair Winners
08/27/13 Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public Announce 30 Finalists in 2013 Broadcom MASTERS Science and Engineering Competition
08/08/13 Broadcom Foundation Announces Semifinalists in Third Annual Broadcom MASTERS Science and Engineering Competition
04/22/13 Broadcom MASTERS® Alumni Students Welcomed to White House Science Fair to Share STEM Projects with President Obama
10/02/12 Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public Announce Broadcom MASTERS® 2012 National Science Fair Winners
08/29/12 Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public Announce Top 30 Finalists in 2012 Broadcom MASTERS® Competition
08/15/12 Broadcom Foundation Announces Semifinalists in Broadcom MASTERS® National Science Fair Competition
03/14/12 Broadcom Foundation Supports Race to the Moon in Google Lunar X Prize Competition with Israel's SpaceIL Project
10/05/11 Broadcom MASTERS™ 2011 Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Competition Winners Announced in Washington, DC
09/29/11 MEDIA ALERT: 30 Middle School Whiz Kids in Washington, D.C. to Compete for $25,000 in Science, Math and Engineering Competition - Broadcom MASTERS™
08/31/11 Broadcom Foundation Announces 30 Finalists in Inaugural Science and Engineering Middle School Competition - Broadcom MASTERS™
08/16/11 300 Middle School Semifinalists Named in First Broadcom MASTERS™ - Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering Competition
10/21/10 Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public Welcome Elmer's Products as a Partner of the Broadcom MASTERS
10/14/10 Broadcom Foundation and the Samueli Foundation Host National Lab Day Aimed at Matching Orange County Teachers and Students with Volunteer Scientists and Engineers
09/21/10 Broadcom Foundation Partners With Society for Science & the Public, Announces Broadcom MASTERS National Middle School Science and Engineering Competition
05/03/10 Broadcom Foundation Launches Website

IN THE NEWS

Broadcom MASTERS 2014

Oregon Live: Three Beaverton Students Among 30 National Finalists in Broadcom MASTERS Competition
The Colorado Gazette: Local Middle School Student a Finalist in National STEM Competition
Sun Current: EP Student Named National Semifinalist for Science Project
Gainesville Sun: Student Aims to Clean Up at Contest with Clothes-Washing Device
Roanoke.com: Four Area Students Semifinalists in Science Competition
Massachusetts State Science & Engineering Fair: Two Massachusetts Middle Schoolers Selected for Broadcom MASTER Finals
Business Insider: Teenage Girl Uses Brain Waves to Detect Deadly Drowsy Driving
Business Insider: A 13-Year-Old Has Invented A Completely New Approach To Cleaning Up Oil Spills
Albuquerque Business First: Peralta Student Selected as STEM Contest Finalist
Hattiesburg American: OG Student is Science-Engineering Program Semifinalist
OC Register: Five Questions with Sahar Khashayar, 2014 Broadcom MASTERS Competition Finalist
The Rubicon: Emilia Topp-Johnson Reaches Broadcom MASTERS Semi-Finals
Alameda County Science and Engineering Fair: 2014 Broadcom MASTERS Semifinalists
Carnegie Science Center: Two Pittsburgh Students to Compete in Broadcom MASTERS

Broadcom MASTERS 2013

India West: Two Indian American Youths Win Broadcom MASTERS Awards
Science News for Kids: Tortoise-Studying Teen Takes Top Broadcom Prize
Florida Today: West Shore Student Wins Top National Science Prize
Business Insider: The 30 Most Impressive Science Fair Projects in the Country
Business Insider: A Middle Schooler Studying This Tortoise's Mysterious Dance Won $25,000
Huffington Post: A Tale of Two Teachers
Florida Today: Brevard Student Discovers ‘Rain Dance’ of Endangered Tortoises
Forbes: Scott McGregor's 4 Ingredients for American Innovation
Washington Post: Everyday Problems Inspire Great Science Projects
Orange County Register: Science, tech preparation lagging in U.S. schools
Orange County Register: 5 O.C. students are semifinalists in Broadcom science contest

Broadcom Foundation University Research Competition 2013

UC Irvine: Sina Poorkasmaei Presents as Finalist at Broadcom Foundation University Research Competition
University of Minnesota: Engineering graduate student Bo Yuan presents as finalist at Broadcom Foundation University Research Competition
CalTech: Intraocular Implant Research Wins at Broadcom Foundation Competition

Broadcom MASTERS 2012

Huffington Post: A High Five From Sally Ride on Advancing STEM Education
Science News: Thirty middle school students are selected for final round of Broadcom MASTERS science competition
Science News: Young Scientists Make the Cut
Orange County Register: 5 O.C. students are semifinalists in Broadcom science contest
Oregonian: Middle-school science student wins second consecutive trip to Broadcom finals
Orange County Register: O.C. student 1 of 30 finalists in national science competition
Mashable: Broadcom Teaches Kids to Program in an Hour Using Raspberry Pi
Science News: Car-crazy kid wins middle school science competition

Broadcom Foundation University Research Competition 2012

UCLA: UCLA Grad Student Wins First Place at Broadcom Foundation University Research Competition
UCSD: UCSD Graduate Students Present at Broadcom University Research Competition

Broadcom MASTERS 2011

John Hopkins: Broadcom MASTERS - A New Contest for Middle School Scientists
Huffington Post: Keep Science and Math Alive in Middle School
San Jose Mercury News: Woodside Teen Wins Top Science Award
Science News: Surf Zone Study Earns Young Scientist First Place
Star News: Topsail Middle Student a Finalist in National Science Competition
OC METRO Minute: August 17, 2011
TMCnet: Broadcom Foundation Named 300 Middle School Semifinalists in First Broadcom MASTERS Challenge
OC Register: National Middle School Science Contest Announces Semifinalists

Broadcom MASTERS Alumni

Julienne Sauer: Intel ISEF 2014 Finalist on Quantum Locking [VIDEO]
Nicole Odzer: Inspiring Science: 12-Year-Old Student Lauded for Work in UM Coral Lab
Maria Elena Grimmett: 14-Year-Old Scientist Makes a Groundbreaking Discovery
Elan Filler: California Trees Nailed As The Source Of Mystery Infections
Ria Chhabra: Is Organic Better? Ask a Fruit Fly
Carolyn Jons: Inspired to Pursue Life of Science
Rebecca Bloomfield Takes Risk on Science Fair
Mihir Garimella Uses Broadcom MASTERS Award to Attend Robotics Program
Meagan Bethel: Sonoran Ocelot Habitat Protection in the Sky Island Region, Arizona

Broadcom Foundation and Launch

OC Metro Philanthropy News: Broadcom Hosts Educational Competition
OC Register: Paula Golden - A new generation's Sputnik moment
OCBJ: Broadcom Engineer, Helicopter Buff Visits Science Fair
IUSD's 30th annual Science Fair, sponsored by the Broadcom Foundation
The Town Talk: Broadcom Masters Winners
Drucker Business Forum: Scott McGregor, Broadcom CEO, in conversation with Richard Waters
The Huffington Post: Keep Science Fairs Alive
NY Times: In Budget Crunch, Science Fairs Struggle to Survive
The Motley Fool: A Scientific Investment in America's Future
AP News: Economy Forces Big Budget Cuts for Science Fairs
STL Today: Funding cuts hit local science fairs
OC Metro: OC METRO's Hot 25
Beijing Review: Broadcom Partners with Chinese Organizations for Giant Panda
OC Register: O.C. tech firm helps save giant pandas
The Huffington Post: Opportunity for the Next Generation of Innovators
The Journal: $6 Million Foundation Pledge Pushes STEM in Grades 6-8
Nonprofit News: Broadcom makes $6 million commitment to education competition
Broadcom Foundation Partners with IPSF to Sponsor 29TH Irvine District School Science Fair
Broadcom Supports STEM Education for Nursing
OCBJ: Chip Charity (Broadcom Foundation has $50M, Plans to Give $2.5M-Plus a Year)
OC Register: Paula Golden - Investing in future engineers
OC Register: Broadcom Foundation launches $6 million science contest
OCBJ: Broadcom Foundation Backing Science Fair