Penza youth innovation center students win Russian contest
Penza, 24 February 2016. PenzaNews. Four students of the Penza youth innovation center “Nanoelectrolab” were placed among the winners of the Russian countrywide scientific, technical and innovative creativity contest “Sh.U.STR.I.K.” (expanded as “School Student Who Can Build Engineering Structures” in Russian) which had taken place during the Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum between Decemter 2015 and February 2016.
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The winners from Penza are Maria Yevdokimova, with her project of the youth innovation center emblem; Yaroslava Timirbaeva, with a “YIC Transportation Kit” for transporting groups of children; Egor Starikov, with a project of a single-person flying machine; and Yuna Timirbaeva, with her idea to use biological materials in airplane construction. All of them are taking part in the prospective project for development of headliners in the national technology initiative.
The contest brought together students of youth innovation centers from various Russian cities. Their projects in three fields – airplane construction, material engineering, and design – were evaluated by a federal board of experts.
Representatives from 18 regions of the country were named the winners of the contest.
All of them received diplomas and signed certificates for participation in countrywide youth scientific and technical creativity events, the press service of the Penza region government informed PenzaNews agency.