Highlights from the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS competition in Silicon Valley, including finalists showcasing their projects at Public Day, participating in team challenges and taking part in a Raspberry Pi programming session, culminating with the awards ceremony.



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Broadcom MASTERS 2015

Business Insider: The 30 most impressive science fair projects in the country
San Jose Mercury News: Two students win Broadcom Masters awards
Dallas Morning News: Jasper High student wins at Broadcom MASTERS
The Journal: Middle Schoolers Recognized for STEM Projects
Design World: Nation’s leading STEM middle school competition begins Friday in Silicon Valley
India West: Indian American Students Sweep Tech Awards at Broadcom MASTERS Finals
Newsday: Way to Go — Bryant Liu, Rocky Point
Design World News: Nation’s leading STEM middle school competition begins Friday in Silicon Valley
Dallas Morning News: Jasper High students named finalists in Broadcom MASTERS competition
Oakland Press: Rochester Hills student among finalists in national science competition
Early County News: Allen selected as a semifinalist in 2015
Burlington County Times: Burlington Township student to compete in national science fair
Tallahassee Democrat: Maclay students semifinalists in national competition
Santa Cruz Sentinel: Cupertino student a finalist in prestigious science contest
The St. Augustine Record: St. Johns County home to finalist, semifinalist in national STEM competition
Palm Beach Post: Jupiter High makes plans to host inaugural College Night event
Mount Vernon News: Lingel named Broadcom Masters semifinalist Manlius student named finalist in Broadcom MASTERS middle school science competition
Chico Enterprise Reporter: Chico teen among 30 finalists in nationwide STEM competition
North Carolina Science and Engineering Fair: Elizabeth Kinsey, Broadcom MASTERS Finalist!
Island Pacific Academy: IPA Freshman’s Science Fair Project 1 of 300 Best in the Nation
Plano Star Courier: Plano ISD students excel in national science fair
Jacksonville Business Journal: Local sixth-grade student spins sport into STEM — with award-winning results
NWF Daily News: STEMM student makes it to science fair finals
Coppell Gazette: CHS students named semifinalists in math, science, engineering contest
Eagle News (NY): F-M middle school student named semifinalist in STEM competition
Pensacola News Journal: Pensacola student semifinalist in science competition
Harker News: Freshmen Pair Named Broadcom MASTERS Semifinalists for Dehydration Research
Fayette County Public Schools: Three Chosen as Semifinalists in 2015 Broadcom MASTERS
Fauquier: Delaplane Student Makes National Science Fair Semifinals
Post Bulletin: Three from Rochester Make Science Fair Semifinals
Santa Barbara Unified: Second Broadcom MASTERS Semifinalist
Grand Forks Herald: IN OUR SCHOOLS — Edinburg Student Receives National Recognition
NWF Daily News: 2 Students Qualify for National Science Fair
Mercer Science and Engineering Fair: Timberlane Student is Broadcom MASTERS Semifinalist
County 10: Pavillion Student Named a Semifinalist in a National Science Award Program
Oregon Live: 13 Portland-area Middle School Students Selected as Semifinalists in a National Science Competition
Athens City School District: AHS Student is a 2015 Broadcom MASTERS Finalist
North Carolina Science and Engineering Fair: Broadcom MASTERS Semifinalists from NC Fayetteville-Manlius Student Named Semifinalist in National STEM Competition
SPS 186: Congratulations to FMS 8th Grader Varsha Iyer!

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 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

OC Register: Girl Scouts create a new badge. The goal? More women in male-dominated careers
Cox Community Connection — Girls Scouts of Orange County
Education World (India): Promising STEM Trio
Smart Business: Innovation is a Big Part of Business, Why Not Philanthropy Too?
EdTech Digest: The Challenge We Face
Huffington Post: Trial and Error: The Gritty 21st Century Skill
Huffington Post: Collaboration Sets a Woman's Path to a STEM Career
Huffington Post: You Don't Need to be a Rocket Scientist to Teach the "E" in STEM
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