Western New York Science Congress, Inc.  is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education in grades 5 -12 encompassing five WNY counties (Erie, Niagara, Orleans, Genesee, and Wyoming). Our mission is to sponsor an annual STEM competition in which students demonstrate the scientific method following safety principles and practices.


  • Provide students and teachers of Western New York schools the opportunity to engage in and communicate scientific projects and activities within the community
  • Encourage students in the development of interests and careers in science, technology, engineering, and math
  • Encourage career exploration in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math in college, industry, and life.

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WNY Distinguished Scientists

Each year, the Board of Directors of WNY Science Congress, Inc. identify a renowned scientist from one of the 8 counties of Western New York.  His or her accomplishments are of importance not only to our area, but possibly recognized nationally or globally. Gale Burstein is our Distinguished Scientist for 2018.


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This Saturday, D'Youville will host the annual WNY Regional Science and Engineering Fair sponsored by Western New York Science Congress, Inc that will feature the next generation of scientists and innovators. D'Youville has a long tradition of educating innovative thinkers. One of the top scientists to come out of D'Youville was Edith Flanigen, a 1950 chemistry graduate. Flanigen was awarded the National Medal of Technology and Innovation by President Obama in 2014. In total, she invented more than 200 synthetic materials, including synthetic emeralds, during her long career.

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Upcoming Events

January 10, 2018
WNYRSEF Kickoff Event
Buffalo Museum of Science

March 24, 2018

WNY Regional Science and Engineering Fair
D’Youville College, Buffalo, NY

May 13-18, 2018
Intel ISEF held in Pittsburg, PA

June 2, 2018
STANYS NY State Science Congress held at University at Buffalo, North Campus Student Union