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Media Advisory: San Francisco State University science showcase this Friday

Nearly 300 graduate and undergraduate students demonstrate engineering feats and share scientific discoveries while competing for cash prizes



An excellent photo opportunity. The 10th annual San Francisco State University College of Science and Engineering Student Project Showcase will feature more than 100 inventions and investigations in biology, chemistry, computer science, astronomy, physics, engineering, math, geosciences and environmental studies. Posters, exhibits and hands-on demonstrations range from "Beau Geste," a wearable human-computer interface, to "Wonderbass," an electric guitar held together by tension, to cutting-edge programming from SF State's Center for Computing for Life Sciences. A keynote talk, "Spying on Star Clusters with Space Observatories," by Astronomer Adrienne Cool will be presented at 6:40 p.m.


Three hundred undergraduate and graduate students from the SF State College of Science and Engineering will compete for $9,500 in cash prizes provided by SF State alumni


3 to 6:30 p.m., Friday, May 9, 2008


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


Visit www.sfsu.edu/~science/sps.html or call (415) 338-7662

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