Nabeel Quryshi ’18 Earns Accolades at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

Congratulations to Nabeel Quryshi ’18, who earned the Best of Category Award in the Biomedical and Health Sciences Category at the prestigious Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Pittsburgh. Quryshi, along with University School students Amogh Bhatnagar ’20 and Afiya Quryshi ’20, competed at the world’s largest science competition for high school students.

Nabeel’s Best of Category Award places his project as one of the top 22 science fair projects in the world. He also earned the First Award in the Biomedical and Health Sciences Category for the second year in a row. In addition, he won the Dudley R. Herschbach SIYSS Award, which includes an all-expenses-paid trip to the Stockholm International Youth Science Seminar, and attendance at the Nobel Prize ceremonies in Stockholm, Sweden.

For his project, he partnered with Medical College of Wisconsin professors to research the damaging vascular effects caused by cardiovascular disease and chemotherapy. In addition to his Intel ISEF awards, Nabeel received the following accolades for his research:

  • Named a Presidential Scholar (one of 161 high school seniors nationwide)
  • Named a Regeneron Science Talent Search Scholar (one of 300)
  • Named a Coca-Cola Scholar by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation (one of 150 out of more than 85,000 applicants)
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