International Spellman HV Clean Tech Competition calls for STEM project submissions for high school students – The Gilmer Mirror

Entrants must submit projects that focus on sustainability and the protection of our natural world; Registration until April 22

ROCKVILLE CENTER, NY – March 7, 2022 – Students around the world are invited to share their innovative solutions in the 2022 Spellman High Voltage Electronics Clean Tech Competition. This competition engages students to identify and solve real-world environmental challenges by creating innovative solutions.

The first place winner will receive $7,000 in prize money; $5,000 for second place and $3,500 for third place, while fourth through tenth place will each receive $1,000.

Over $22,000 in prizes will be awarded to the top student teams in the competition finals, which will take place on August 11, 2022.

Each year, more than 40 countries participate, allowing entrants to compete with ideas from students around the world. Registration for the competition is open until April 22, 2022; students must submit their work by April 29. The ten finalist teams will be announced online on June 9, 2022.

“As we enter the second decade of the Clean Tech Competition, our world continues to face growing challenges to which we must find solutions. These young students will play a vital role in shaping answers that will impact our natural world. As a sponsor of the Spellman HV Clean Tech competition, we are increasingly impressed and inspired by the student competitors every year,” said Spellman HV President Dr. Loren Skeist. “Submissions from high school students around the world continue to push the boundaries and give us hope that we will overcome the energy and environmental challenges we face today.”

“The Clean Tech Competition continues to grow in its global participation and competitiveness as a showcase for innovative ideas. We encourage students around the world to share their knowledge, ideas and passions to make a difference and preserve our planet for future generations. The Spellman HV Clean Tech Competition is a tremendous opportunity for young people to share their inventive projects with peers from different countries while enhancing and promoting the benefits and fruits of STEM education,” said Dr. Ray Ann Havasy, executive director of the Center for Science. , Teaching and learning.

Innovative ideas and solutions are needed to promote sustainable energy use, preserve the planet, help solve climate change and create healthier environments. The program is hosted and operated by the Rockville Center, a New York-based nonprofit Center for Science, Teaching, and Learning (CSTL), led by STEM Crusader and advocate, Dr. Ray Ann Havasy, and sponsored by Hauppauge, based in Long Island. Spellman HV Electronics, a leader in high voltage technology in the medical, industrial and scientific fields.

For more information on CSTL or the 2022 Spellman High Voltage Electronics Clean Tech Competition, please visit the Clean Tech Competition website at www.cstl.org/cleantech or contact the administrator at (516) 764-0045 or by email at [email protected]

About Spellman High Voltage Electronics:

Based in Hauppauge, NY, Spellman High Voltage Electronics, a family-owned company established in 1947, is the world’s preferred supplier of precision DC high-voltage power supplies and Monoblock® X-ray sources for medical, industrial and scientific. It currently has more than 2,200 employees in five design centers, six production centers and eight support centers in North America, Europe and Asia. Spellman partners with leading technology companies to advance medical care, industrial processes, quality control, scientific research, security and telecommunications by providing innovative high voltage power conversion solutions. For more information on Spellman High Voltage Electronics, visit www.spellmanhv.com.

About the Center for Science Teaching and Learning:

The Center for Science Teaching and Learning (CSTL) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to encourage science learning and literacy. CSTL develops programs for people of all ages and uses inquiry-based learning as the basis for program development. This year marks the first for which CSTL acts as administrator of the Clean Tech Competition. For more information, visit www.cleantechcompetition.org.

For more information about CTSL, visit www.ctsl.org.

Martha K. Merrill