2015 TCS Competition for High School Students | NYU Tandon School of Engineering

2015 TCS Competition for High School Students

Please note: There will be no TCS competition during the 2015-2016 school year. For more information, please contact the TCS Department at TCS@nyu.edu.

The TCS Competition challenges the next generation to be socially and culturally aware of the impact technology has on society.

About the Competition

Each year the Department of Technology, Culture and Society (TCS) hosts the annual competition for high school students, challenging them to think critically about problems in our society and to create solutions in the following areas:

  • Sustainable Urban Environments
  • Science and Technology Studies: Medicine, Law, Science and Technology
  • Integrated Digital Media


2014-2015 TCS Competition Winners and Finalists

STS Winners

1st Place
Amanda Feldman
Sarah Fineman
Fiona Sherman

2nd Place
Maya Rukshin

3rd Place
Amar Desai
Abhinav Raghunathan

STS Finalists

Team 1
Michael Abelar
Tiffany Paul
Ranjan Paiti

Team 2
Kevin Mejia
Johnathan Rafailov
Rohan Shetty

Team 3
Gideon Abramowitz
Jack Hyslop

SUE Winners

1st Place
Chris Chen
Jessica Huang
Matthew Su

2nd Place
Allen Ravitsky
Benjamin Reichman

3rd Place
Fiona O'Neil
Tina Tudisco
Haley Gravalis

SUE Finalists

Team 1
Brian Oh
Hyein Kim
Aaron Wang
Team 2

Raji Pillai

Team 3

Kenju Gibbs



Contest open to high school sophomores and juniors in the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut area.


  • Academic scholarship to the School of Engineering: $20,000 ($5,000/year) for first place; $16,000 ($4,000/year) for second place; $12,000 ($3,000/year) for third place; and $4,000 ($1,000/year) for all finalists.
  • First, second and third place trophies are given to the high schools of the team members
  • Finalists plaques are also awarded to the high schools of the team members

The 2015 TCS Competition is proudly sponsored by: