Northeast Indiana
Regional Science and Engineering Fair 

Serving students in Allen, Whitley, Miami, Adams, Kosciusko, Huntington, Wells, and Wabash Counties

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Thank you to our Regional Fair sponsors!

AQUA Indiana

The Ford Family


Huntington University

About Us

Fair Director

Matthew Perkins Coppola, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Science Education
(260) 481-6516


Amy Perkins, Ph.D.
Chair, Scientific Review Committee (SRC) & Institutional Review Board (IRB)
Interim Volunteer Coordinator

Arjun Sharma, Ph.D.
Category Judge Coordinator

Chris Lechleitner
Grade Judge Coordinator

Troy Tonner, Ph.D.
Special Awards Judge Coordinator

Kirk Tolliver
Data Coordinator

Ryan Farber, Ph.D.
Awards Coordinator

Volunteer Coordinator

Hanan Alyami, Ph.D.
Assistant Elementary Coordinator

Lisa Zerkle
Director of Special Events

Connie Kracker, Ph.D.
University Research and Innovation


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