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    2018 Regional Science & Engineering Fair (RSEF)



    The purpose of our fair is

    • to stimulate student interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)
    • to encourage students to engage in research in STEM fields,
    • to provide students opportunities to present their research to STEM professionals and the community, and
    • to give public recognition to students for their work.


    The 37th Annual LCPS Regional Science & Engineering Fair (RSEF) involves over 275 high school students from Loudoun County Public Schools. Students are selected to attend the RSEF by their schools. This year the RSEF categories include:


    Animal Sciences, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Biochemistry, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Embedded Systems, Energy: Chemical, Energy: Physical, Engineering Mechanics, Environmental Engineering, Materials Science, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics and Astronomy, Plant Sciences, Robotics and Intelligent Machines, Systems Software, and Translational Medical Science.


    The 37th LCPS RSEF will be held on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at Riverside High School in Leesburg, Virginia. The fair opens to the public at 6:00 pm  with the awards ceremony at 7:00 pm.


    2017 RSEF 

    Thank you to our award donors and sponsors!
    Category Sponsors

    Loudoun Education Foundation ~ Animal Sciences

    Loudoun Education Foundation ~ Behavioral & Social Sciences

    Howard Hughes Medical Institute ~ Biochemistry

    Howard Hughes Medical Institute ~ Biomedical & Health Sciences

    Vikram Seshadri Family ~ Biomedical Engineering

    Howard Hughes Medical Institute ~ Cellular & Molecular Biology

    Integrus Holdings, Inc.  ~ Chemistry

    Belfor Property Restoration ~ Computational Biology & Bioinformatics

    Belfor Property Restoration ~ Earth & Environmental Sciences

    Northstrat, Inc. ~ Embedded Systems

    Northstrat, Inc. ~ Energy: Chemical

    Orbital ATK, Inc. ~ Energy: Physical

    Society for Science and the Public ~ Engineering Mechanics

    The Nature Generation ~ Environmental Engineering

    Society for Science and the Public ~ Materials Science

    Orbital ATK, Inc. ~ Mathematics/ Robotics & Intelligent Machines

    Howard Hughes Medical Institute ~ Microbiology

    Unanet Technologies ~ Physics & Astronomy

    Belfor Property Restoration ~ Plant Sciences

    Telos Corporation ~ Software Systems

    Howard Hughes Medical Institute ~ Translational Medical Science

    Special Award Donors

    The Aerospace Corporation

    American Industrial Hygiene Association

    American Institute for Aeronautics & Astronautics

    American Meteorological Society, DC Chapter

    American Psychological Association

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Anthony Colosi Family

    ASM Materials Education Foundation

    Association for Women Geoscientists

    ASU Sustainability Solution Initiatives

    Federal Water Quality Association

    Geological Society of Washington

    Theresa Hart

    Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers, Inc.


    Keep Loudoun Beautiful

    Loudoun Computer Science Initiative

    Loudoun County Office of Mapping & Geographic Information

    Loudoun Soil & Water Conservation District

    Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy


    Metropolitan Washington Council of Government Clean Air Partners

    MIT Club of Washington D.C.

    Mu Alpha Theta

    National Aeronautics & Space Administration

    National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration

    Ricoh Corporation

    Rockwell Collins

    Society for In Vitro Biology

    Society for Science & the Public

    Society of Toxicology - National Capital Area Chapter

    Sustainable Loudoun / REHAU

    Unitarian Universalist Church of Loudoun

    United States Air Force

    United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation

    United States Metric Association

    United States Navy & Marine Corps Office of Naval Research

    United States. Public Health Service

    Virginia Dental Association

    Virginia Lakes & Watersheds Association

    Virginia Water Environment Federation

    Willowcroft Science Endowment Fund

    Yale Science & Engineering Association, Inc.


    Those seeking information about school science fairs & symposia should contact the individual schools.



    To contact the LCPS Science Office, please call 571.252.1360 or email:


    2018 RSEF Registration

    Registration for the 2018
    LCPS Regional Science
    & Engineering Fair
    is now open.

    Registration Directions

     Contact us at:
    Orbital ATK

    Sponsored by

    Orbital ATK, Inc.



Last Modified on November 30, 2017