Board of Trustees Board Meetings Board Policies
Attendance Area Info Calendars Cell Equipment Citizens Advisory Committee on Enrollment Questions & Answers About the Citizens Advisory Committtee Community Wellness Taskforce Complaints/Public Input Contact Us Directory District Boundary Maps History Local Control Feature Articles Features Archive News Nondiscrimination Policy Organizational Beliefs Employees of the Year, 2015-2016 Press Releases Publications School Accountability Reports FUHSD Parent Survey
Business Services Enrollment & Residency Food Services Human Resources Maintenance & Operations New Teacher Induction Teaching & Learning Technology Services
High School Campuses College Now Concurrent Enrollment Middle College Adult & Community Education Summer Academy
Annual Notifications Course Information and Graduation Requirements College & Career Planning Community Advisory Committee Community Links English Learners PTA Council Resources for Parents Resources for Students Special Services Translation Help Intradistrict Council
Measure B Bond Program Measure K Bond Program Citizens' Oversight Committee CEQA History of FUHSD Bonds

Scientific Innovation

Worldwide Recognition for Lynbrook Senior

​​Khare4.jpg

Lynbrook High School senior Eesha Khare, has won the Intel Foundation’s Young Scientist Award at the 2013 International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix, AZ. Eesha's winning project was the research and development of an energy storage device called a supercapacitor that not only charges quickly and stores a lot of energy; it can last many more charge-recharge cycles than a conventional battery.
   
Her project titled “Design and Synthesis of Hydrogenated TiO2-Polyaniline Nanorods for Flexible High-Performance Supercapacitors,” not only earned her a prize of $50,000, but has also gained her world-wide recognition.  Her story has been featured around the world including articles in the Huffington Post and the San Francisco Chronicle. Eesha has also appeared in interviews by CNN, CBS, NBC and more. "I'm in a daze. I can't believe this happened," Khare told CNN affiliate KPIX 5. 

Eesha approached her research looking for large problems to solve, and the one that she kept experiencing was the frustration with current energy storage devices.  "My cell phone battery always dies," she told NBC News, so Eesha went forward to improve current energy storage devices, not just accept the problem.  This research’s future is even brighter. More than energy storage for cell phones, Eesha's research has potential applications in energy storage for laptops, electric vehicles, and green energy, wind and solar.

Eesha is more than just a science student at Lynbrook High School.  She has been a member of the varsity field hockey team for 4 years, she works on the school newspaper “The Epic,” and is an active member of the school’s Spanish club.

Eesha plans to use her $50,000 prize to fund her education at Harvard, where she will attend in the fall.

 

IntelSSTlogo.jpg

Khare3.jpg

Khare2.jpg

Khare5.jpg