Center for Science Teaching & Learning Extends Application Deadline to March 30, 2018 for 2018 Spellman HV Clean Tech Competition

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The Center for Science Teaching & Learning (CSTL) has extended the application deadline for the 2018 Spellman High Voltage Electronics Clean Tech Competition to March 30, 2018. Teams of young people from around the globe are urged to submit applications to http://www.cleantechcompetition.org to compete for over $30,000 in prizes and an opportunity to present at the World Congress on Climate Change in Rome.

Spellman High Voltage Clean Tech Competition

Students who participate gain important skills and discover the exciting opportunities that careers in STEM have to offer

The Center for Science Teaching & Learning (CSTL) has extended the application deadline for the 2018 Spellman High Voltage Electronics Clean Tech Competition to March 30, 2018. This unique international research and design challenge for pre-college youth encourages scientific understanding of real-world environmental and energy use challenges. This year’s theme is “Solving Climate Change.” Teams are challenged to identify and analyze specific problems associated with climate change in detail before designing a clean technology solution.

Monetary prizes are provided to the top 10 finalists with $10,000 awarded to the winner. The competition is pleased to announce that the winning team will also be flown to Rome, Italy to be guest presenters at the World Congress on Climate Change in September 2018.

Teams of young people from around the globe are urged to participate in the competition. For information or to submit an application, visit http://www.cleantechcompetition.org.

The Competition’s goal is to foster students’ deeper understanding of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) related concepts, recognize outstanding talent and prepare the next generation of globally competitive innovators.

CSTL, a not-for-profit organization with a mission of encouraging science learning and literacy, is accepting applications from high schools representing teams of 1 to 3 students between ages 15 and 18. The Competition’s finals will take place at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York, U.S.A. on Thursday, July 12. Teams will present to judges and display their innovative solutions.

“The Spellman HV Clean Tech Competition is an important and engaging program created to inspire and motivate students from around the globe to focus on STEM education and careers. Students who participate gain important skills and discover the many exciting opportunities that careers in science, technology, math and engineering have to offer,” said Dr. Ray Ann Havasy, Director of The Center for Science Teaching & Learning.

“It is important for us to strongly support the next generation of STEM leaders and play an instrumental role in generating the international attention the Competition deserves,” says Dr. Loren Skeist, President of Spellman HV Electronics.

Spellman High Voltage Electronics, the Competition’s major sponsor, is a leader in high voltage technology in the medical, industrial and scientific fields. For information about, CSTL or the 2018 Spellman HV Clean Tech Competition, visit http://www.cleantechcompetition.org or call (516) 764-0045.

About Spellman High Voltage Electronics:
Headquartered in Hauppauge, NY, Spellman High Voltage Electronics, a family owned company established in 1947, is the preferred global supplier of precision DC high voltage power supplies and Monoblock® X-Ray sources for medical, industrial and scientific applications. It currently has over 2,000 employees in five design, six production 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 about Spellman High Voltage Electronics, visit http://www.spellmanhv.com.

About the Center for Science Teaching & Learning:
The Center for Science Teaching & Learning (CSTL) is a not-for-profit organization with a mission of encouraging science learning and literacy. CSTL develops programs for people of all ages and utilizes inquiry-based learning as its foundation for program development. For more information, visit http://www.cleantechcompetition.org. For more information about CSTL visit http://www.cstl.org.

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