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San Francisco State science showcase this Friday



Denize Springer
SF State Office of Public Affairs & Publications
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Press Release published by the Office of Public Affairs & Publications


From microbial life forms to steel bridges, about 300 graduate and undergraduate students demonstrate engineering feats, scientific discoveries

WHAT: An excellent photo opportunity. The 9th annual SF State College of Science and Engineering Student Project Showcase will feature more than 149 cutting-edge San Francisco State student projects in biology, chemistry, computer science, astronomy, physics, engineering, math, geosciences and environmental studies. Posters, exhibits and demonstrations feature robots, the nuclear DNA of lobsters, hydroelectric batteries, ghost particles, new planets and wood and steel bridges. Students compete for $8,100 in cash prizes provided by sponsors: Actuate, Alfatech Cambridge, RingCentral and alumni Kenneth Fong, Ph.D. and Dr. Pamela Fong, Ph.D.

WHO: Three hundred undergraduate and graduate students from the SF State College of Science and Engineering. Geology Professor Ray Pestrong will present "A Geologic Guide to Long Term Real Estate Investment – VERY Long Term."

WHEN: 3 to 6:30 p.m., Friday, May 4, 2007

WHERE: San Francisco State University Gym, room 100, 1600 Holloway Avenue (at 19th Avenue), San Francisco



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