CWEA awards $1,200 to California State Science Fair Winner

The California State Science Fair Special Prize winner for an outstanding water-related project of proven environmental, scientific, social, or technological significance was awarded to Ainesh Arumugam. Ainesh wins a $1,200 award of from the California Water Environment Association (CWEA) for his water quality project entitled Smart Irrigation Controller Using Computation and Analysis of DGCI of Plants by Image Processing for Water Conservation. Ainesh is a 9th grade student at University High School in Irvine, CA.

California State Science Fair Special Prize winner, Ainesh Arumugam pictured with CWEA Ian Mackenzie, CWEA WEF Director and Membership and External Relations Committee Chair

California State Science Fair Special Prize winner, Ainesh Arumugam pictured with Ian Mackenzie, CWEA WEF Director and Membership and External Relations Committee Chair (L) and Joseph Reichenberger, Professor of Civil Engineering at Loyola Marymount University (C)

This is a new award presented by CWEA with a prize of $1,200.

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Pleasanton based Shape Inc has signed on to be CWEA’s lead supporter for the California Science Fair Prize. Shape Inc’s support will allow CWEA to advertise the program more widely to California high school students and allow the development of new competitions to promote interest among high school students about California’s water quality and water treatment technologies.

 

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