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“The Green Brains of the Year” Received Their Awards

"The Green Brains of the Year" Received Their Awards.

 

ICPC Finalist Teams… Many interesting submissions have been made to the ICPC in its first year from 11 different countries. After a two-stage meticulous review process by ICPC jury members, the following 3 teams have been selected as finalists in the "Junior Green Brain of the Year" contest:

 

Team High School Country Project
Burak Özen Hakan Çiçek Ankara Kurtuluş Anadolu Lisesi Turkey Sun Light in the City (submitted in English)
Bengisu Çağıltay Efe Sertel Ümitköy Anadolu Lisesi Turkey Organik Atık Gübre (submitted in Turkish)
Oğuzhan Onur Koç İsmigül Köroğlu Sivas Fen Lisesi Turkey Ayçiçeği (Helianthus annuus) Tohum Kabuğunun Kağıda Dönüşüm Serüveni (submitted in Turkish)

 

ICPC Special Recognitions… The following teams will be awarded a Special Recognition with a certificate delivered to their high schools in appreciation of their successful concept projects.

 

Team High School Country Project
Şahin Duran Cafer Korkmaz Lefkoşa Türk Lisesi TRNC Metan Gazından Elektrik Enerjisi Üretimi (submitted in Turkish)
Vasily Rudchenko Volodymyr Osmolovych Kyiv International School Ukraine Energy Extraction from Magma (submitted in English)
Utku Furkan Yıldız Mustafa Mert Esen Niğde Fen Lisesi Turkey Tarladaki Biyoyakıt (submitted in Turkish)
Giorgi Nikolaishvili Donghyun Park Kyiv International School Ukraine Food-Fueled Earth (submitted in English)
Burak Albayrak Alperen Öztürk Bursa Anadolu Lisesi Turkey Katlı Tarım (submitted in Turkish)
Ruofan Lily Chen Yiğit Can Yılmaz Eastern Mediterranean Doğa College TRNC Development of a Low-Cost Sustainable Water Filter: Removal of Water Pollutants Cu (II) and Pb (II) Using Snail (Helix pomatia) Shells (submitted in English)
Ezgi Deniz Ülgen Selenay Çakan İstek Private High School Turkey EM Önleyici Plaka (submitted in Turkish)
Alican Eraydın Kaan Sak Marmaris Halıcı Ahmet Urkay Anadolu Lisesi Turkey Güneş Enerjisi ile Deniz Suyunun Hidrolizi (submitted in Turkish)
Larissa Saydi Joel Hemsi American Collegiate Institute Turkey To Produce Biobutanol from Contaminated Waste (submitted in English)

 

Thanks to Contributing Jury Members…  In addition to METU Northern Cyprus Campus SEES staff, who have helped the pre-evaluation process, our special thanks go to the following final ICPC jury members:

 

Prof. Gülen Güllü Hacettepe University Environmental Engineering Department
Prof. Hüseyin İşçi METU Chemistry Department
Arif Kunar Eser Enerji Yönetim A.Ş.
Prof. Nedime Serakıncı Near East University Faculty of Medicine
Prof. Kağan Tuncay METU Northern Cyprus Campus Civil Engineering Program
Prof. Ayşen Türkman European University of Lefke Tourism Management Department Director

 

ICPC Final Round in September…

 

  • The 3 finalist teams will be hosted (all expenses paid) at METU Northern Cyprus Campus, TRNC along with their high school project counselor (if any) for the final round of the competition to determine the Junior Green Brains of the Year. They will soon be contacted for confirmation of the travel arrangements. Other teams who have contributed to ICPC 2012 with their submissions are welcome to join the audience at METU NCC on September 27th to watch the final presentations. Such visitors are responsible for making their own travel and accommodation arrangements.
  • The final presentation must be in the same language of original project submission.
  • The presentation should be original and should not have been presented in another competition.
  • The final presentation should be planned in MS Powerpoint (.ppt or .pptx) format. The presentation can be supported by a poster or an apparatus if the team wishes to use these additional components. The team is responsible for the shipping and carrying charges associated with any such additional component.
  • The final presentation should not exceed 20 minutes (excluding the time to answer questions from the jury members.)

 

IPC Finalist Teams… After a two-stage meticulous review process by IPC jury members, the following 3 teams have been selected as finalists in the "Green Brain of the Year" contest:

 

Team University Country Project
Adnan Habibipourzare Mahtab Dadarsefatmahboob Akdeniz University Turkey A Network of Semi Self-Sufficient Shelters for Independent Travellers in West Part of Antalya Region
Ercan Karatay Görkem Sonlu METU Northern Cyprus Campus TRNC Intelligent Eco-Friendly Street Lighting
Harun Külek Emre Akyol METU Northern Cyprus Campus TRNC Portable Solar Powered Water Purification and Temperature Control Unit

 

Thanks to Contributing Jury Members…  In addition to METU Northern Cyprus Campus SEES staff, who have helped the pre-evaluation process, our special thanks go to the following final IPC jury members:

 

Dr. Bilge Kağan Ceylan Halk GYO/Real Estate Investment Trust Inc., PMP, MRICS, LEED AP BD+C ID+C, BREEAM Int.
Asst. Prof. Dr. Wayne Fuller European University of Lefke Horticultural Production & Marketing
Prof. Günnur Koçar Ege University Institute of Solar Energy

 

IPC Final Round in September…

  • The 3 finalist teams will be hosted (all expenses paid) at METU Northern Cyprus Campus, TRNC for the final round of the competition to determine the Green Brains of the Year. They will soon be contacted for confirmation of the travel arrangements. Other teams who have contributed to IPC 2012 with their submissions are welcome to join the audience at METU NCC on September 27th to watch the final presentations. Such visitors are responsible for making their own travel and accommodation arrangements.
  • The final presentation must be in English.
  • The presentation should be original and should not have been presented in another competition.
  • The final presentation should be planned in MS Powerpoint (.ppt or .pptx) format. The presentation can be supported by a poster or an apparatus if the team wishes to use these additional components. The team is responsible for the shipping and carrying charges associated with any such additional component.
  • The final presentation should not exceed 20 minutes (excluding the time to answer questions from the jury members.)

 

Junior Green Brain of the Year Contest 2012 Results:

Takım Lise Ülke Proje

1. Oğuzhan Onur Koç İsmigül Köroğlu

Sivas Fen Lisesi Türkiye Ayçiçeği (Helianthus annuus) Tohum Kabuğunun Kağıda Dönüşüm Serüveni (Türkçe)

2. Burak Özen Hakan Çiçek

Ankara Kurtuluş Anadolu Lisesi Türkiye Sun Light in the City (İngilizce)

3. Bengisu Çağıltay Efe Sertel

Ümitköy Anadolu Lisesi Türkiye Organik Atık Gübre (Türkçe)

 

Green Brain of the Year Contest 2012 Results:

Team University Country Project

1. Harun Külek Emre Akyol

METU Northern Cyprus Campus TRNC Portable Solar Powered Water Purification and Temperature Control Unit

2. Ercan Karatay Görkem Sonlu

METU Northern Cyprus Campus TRNC Intelligent Eco-Friendly Street Lighting

3. Adnan Habibipourzare Mahtab Dadarsefatmahboob

Akdeniz University Turkey A Network of Semi Self-Sufficient Shelters for Independent Travellers in West Part of Antalya Region