Winners of 2016 Abdus Salam Science Fair held at the 68th annual Jalsa Salana USA

By the Grace of Allah, AWSA held the Abdus Salam Science Fair on Saturday July 30, 2016 at the 68th annual Jalsa Salana USA, held in Harrisburg, PA.  There were 5 participants from among Lajna and Nasirat, and approximately 20 Lajna and Nasirat attended the event.  Participants were grouped by education level and winners received a medal and chocolate.  All participants received a certificate.  Groups A and B also received a book on the life history of Dr. Abdus Salam Sahib.

Group A (K-5th grade) winner

First place: Sadaf Ahmad, daughter of Najma Sehar, from the Baltimore jamaat for her presentation entitled “Volcanoes“.

Group B (6th-12th grade) winner

First place: Yumna Ahmed, daughter of Amna Ahmed, from the Brooklyn/Staten Island jamaat for her presentation entitled “Windspeed and Evaporation“.

Group C (Undergraduate/Graduate/Post-doctorate) winners

First place: Zainab Oriyomi Boone-Kukoyi from the Baltimore jamaat for her presentation entitled “Alternative Treatment of Gout Using Metal-Assisted and Microwave-Accelerated Decrystallization (MAMAD) Technique“.

Second place: Saman Nayyab from the Boston jamaat for her presentation entitled “Creating a Model of SOD1 Protein Aggregation in Drosophila melanogaster“.

Third place: Samrah Ahmed from the Chicago North West jamaat for her presentation entitled “Quran and Human Development“.


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