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Generation Nano: Presented by the National Science Foundation and the National Nanotechnology Initiative

Results

Welcome to the Generation Nano Results page! Here you can see the awards video from the 2015-2016 ceremony, as well as check out our three 2015-2016 finalists' superheroes and our 11 2015-2016 semifinalists' superheroes. Check back later to see the 2016-2017 winners!

Wil Wheaton and Stan Lee announce winners of the 2015-2016 "Generation Nano: Small Science, Superheroes"


2015-2016 Finalists:

Superhero: Nanoman See full image
Nanoman, developed by a medical researcher, treats cancer patients by fighting Cancer, the malignant crab-monster.
Author: Eric Liu, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

Superhero: Nine See full image
A little girl becomes the next victim of two notorious kidnappers. Nine, a rising superhero, takes this as an opportunity to test his new Nanosuit .
Author: Vuong Mai, Martha Ellen Stilwell School of the Arts

Superhero: Radio Blitz See full image
Radio Blitz casually disposes of local waste.
Author: Madeleine Chang, Bergen County Academies


2015-2016 Semifinalists:

Superhero: Blue Moon See full image
Blue Moon uses the super strength provided by his exosuit to take down the villain that has been terrorizing the city as admirers look on!
Author: Joseph Blanchet, Tappen Zee High School

Superhero: Radio Blitz See full image
Radio Blitz casually disposes of local waste.
Author: Madeleine Chang, Bergen County Academies

Superhero: Jetsam See full image
This page tells the story of the letter Marisa received giving her the equipment to complete her superhero birth. Author: Hope Fa-Kaji, Berkeley High School

Superhero: Covalent See full image
A Day in the Life of Covalent, Resident Superhero
Author: Emily Knight, Eastbrook High School

Superhero: Spark See full image
How Spark discovers his power suit
Author: Andy Lao, South Lakes High School

Superhero: Nanoman See full image
Nanoman, developed by a medical researcher, treats cancer patients by fighting Cancer, the malignant crab-monster. Author: Eric Liu, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

Superhero: Nine See full image
A little girl becomes the next victim of two notorious kidnappers. Nine, a rising superhero, takes this as an opportunity to test his new Nanosuit
Author: Vuong Mai, Martha Ellen Stilwell School of the Arts

Superhero: Galacta-Man See full image
Galacta-Man, a hero from the farthest reaches of space, has obtained a new skill to help him fight crime. His super stretchy tongue aids him in commuting in a big city.
Author: Joyce Phelps, South Lakes High School

Superhero: Mahadeva See full image
Protector of the Harmed
Author: Kristina Sharp, South Lakes High School

Superhero: Silver Touch See full image
The comic was created using Bitstrips.com and shows off the powers Silver Touch has. Author: Simone Smith, South Lakes High School

Superhero: RadiOactor
The Adventures of RadiOactor
Author: Shems-Eddine Belhout, Hilsboro High School

Generation Nano Competition
National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, Virginia 22230 USA

gennano@nsf.gov

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Who: High-school students — individuals or teams of two to three

What: A written entry, 2–3 page comic strip and 90-second video introducing the hero and story • Explains importance and potential impact of societal mission • Describes nanotechnology usage

When: Competition opens October 5, 2016; submissions due by 11:59 p.m. EST, January 31, 2017. Public voting in April, 2017.

Where: Learn more and submit your entry online at www.nsf.gov/GenNano

Why: To promote early interest in nanoscale science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

More Questions? Contact the Generation Nano team at gennano@nsf.gov