Richard F. Caris Charitable Trust II Sponsors ISEF Promoting STEM
Interface and the Richard F. Caris Charitable Trust II extend an enthusiastic congratulations to all the participants and winners of the 2022 International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). The 2022 Regeneron ISEF program provided a global stage for the best and brightest young scientists and engineers around the world.
Richard F. Caris Charitable Trust II sponsored the Physics and Astronomy competition for the 2022 Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair. The 2022 ISEF prize winners in Physics and Astronomy are Ayush Nayak from San Diego, California, and Alexander Plekhanov from Hillsboro, Oregon.
As sponsors of this event, it is with great honor to continue the legacy of Interface’s founder and his commitment to supporting innovation through science, technology, engineering, and math.
In total, $8 million was awarded to the finalists of the 2022 International Science and Engineering Fair. Participants were evaluated based on their projects’ creativity, innovation, and level of scientific inquiry. The competition featured 1,750 young scientists representing 49 states and 63 countries, regions and territories across the world.
Watch the complete Regeneron ISEF 2022 – Grand Awards Ceremony
Richard Caris founded Interface in 1968 and pioneered innovation in force measurement, along with STEM initiatives, which has continued for more than five decades. His tradition remains active through the Richard F. Caris Charitable Trust II and women-owned business, Interface, Inc., leader in force measurement solutions. The Caris commitment to science is visible through the incredible contributions made to the Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab at the Steward Observatory on the campus of The University of Arizona.
Founded on the belief that advances in science are key to solving global challenges, Regeneron ISEF supports and invests in the next generation of leading STEM thinkers who are generating ideas and acting as catalysts for the change needed to improve the well-being of all people and the planet.
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Society for Science announced that Robert Sansone, 17, of Fort Pierce, FL, won the $75,000 top award in the 2022 Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (Regeneron ISEF). Other top prizes went to projects in the fields of energy storage, biomedical engineering, and robotics. In addition to the Top Award winners, 442 finalists received awards and prizes for their innovative research, including “First Award” winners, who each received $5,000.
For a full list of finalists who won awards, please visit HERE and HERE.
Interface is the world’s trusted leader in technology, design, and manufacturing of force measurement solutions. Our clients include a “who’s who” of the aerospace, automotive and vehicle, medical device, energy, industrial manufacturing, test and measurement industries. Interface engineers around the world are empowered to create high-level tools and solutions that deliver consistent, high-quality performance. These products include load cells, torque transducers, multi-axis sensors, wireless telemetry, instrumentation, and calibration equipment. Interface, Inc., was founded in 1968 and is a U.S.-based woman-owned technology manufacturing company headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona.