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Intel ISEF 2013 Special Awards Organization Profile


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United Airlines Foundation



For more than 60 years, the United Airlines Foundation has served as the charitable wing of United Airlines, Inc. The Foundation's International Program grants support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives. In addition, we support community service grants for arts and culture, health and environmental initiatives.


Why We Participate

The United Airlines Foundation is pleased to offer awards for aviation industry innovation that emphasize environmental sustainability such as alternative fuels, fuel efficiency, sustainable materials and waste management, and IT solutions such as improvements in network logistics and security.



2013 Awards Offered

First Place Award of $7,500

Second Award of $5,000

Third Award of $2,500


Picture of 2013 Award Winners



Intel ISEF 2013 Awards

First Place Award of $7,500

Phillipe Lothaller

Modification in Aeroplane Wheels to Reduce Wear on the Tyre


Second Award of $5,000

Nur Liyana Johari

BIO-OIL: The Use of Specially Made Catalyst


Third Award of $2,500

Herbert Gerhardter

David Zefferer

DRT - Drag Reduction Technology


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