Google Science Fair Finalists Announced

Google on Monday announced the finalists for Google Science Fair and the winner of People’s Choice Award. Out of the sixty (60) semi-finalists, the judges selected fifteen (15) young scientists who qualified to the final round.

The Google Science Fair finalists are:

Age 13 - 14
  • Anand Srinivasan, USA
  • Daniel Arnold, USA
  • Lauren Hodge, USA
  • Luke Taylor, South Africa
  • Michelle Guo, USA
Age 15 - 16
  • Dora Chen, USA
  • Gavin Ovsak, USA
  • Harine Ravichandran, India
  • Naomi Shah, USA
  • Skanda Koppula, USA
Age 17 - 18
  • Christopher Neilsen, Canada
  • Matthew Morris, USA
  • Shaun Lim Hsien Yang, Singapore
  • Shree Bose, USA
  • Vighnesh Leonardo Shiv, USA
Nimal Subramanian, a high school student who presented a Science project called “Cancer Remover,” was named as the People’s Choice Award winner. He will receive a $10,000 scholarship, Google revealed.

In July, Google said the finalists will come to its headquarters in Mountain View, California to present their projects to the panel of finalist judges, including science luminaries, technology innovators and a Nobel laureate.

Google added that they will compete for prizes that include $100,000 in scholarship funds, real-life experiences at CERN, Google, LEGO and Scientific American, and a trip to the Galapagos Islands courtesy of National Geographic Expeditions.

The winners, Google noted, will be announced at a celebration gala on July 11 at 6:00 p.m. PDT. The event will be streamed live on its YouTube channel, the company announced.