The Northern Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair (NIRSEF) is open to schools in the counties of Elkhart, Fulton, Marshall, and St. Joseph.
Previous NIRSEF Results
2018 NIRSEF Committee:
Dr. Micha Kilburn, University of Notre Dame, Regional Fair Executive Director
Mrs. Tracey Ackerley, Teacher, John Young Middle School
Mr. Ken Andrzejewski, Teacher, Marian High School Biological Sciences
Mrs. Caroline Fletcher, Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Magnet Coordinator, Jackson Intermediate Magnet
Dr. David Leighton, Professor, University of Notre Dame College of Engineering (Director of Judging)
Mr. Nevin Longenecker, Teacher, Adams High School Biological Sciences (SRC Life Sciences)
Dr. Jim McLister, Assistant Professor, Indiana University South Bend College of Science (SRC Chair)
Ms. Lisa Nyers, Master Science Teacher, STEM Consultant, ETHOS Science Center
Mr. John Taylor, Teacher, Elkhart Memorial High School (SRC Physical Sciences)
Mrs. April VanDenDriessche, ISNAP Safety Coordinator
Ms. Danae' Wirth, District Academic Coach - K-12 Science, Elkhart Community Schools
The NIRSEF Committee meets regularly to stay current on ISEF rules, communicate registration guidelines to teachers, and organize a safe and educational environment for science fair participants.