SIP is a summer-long research internship program for high school students in STEM fields. UCSC faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers provide one-on-one mentoring of these high school interns as they are inserted into existing real research projects here on campus. SIP provides an intense research experience that improves students’ understanding of the value of scientific study and informs their consideration of future careers in these disciplines.

The Siemens Foundation established the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology which has become the nation’s premier science research competition for high school students and seeks to promote excellence by encouraging students to undertake individual or team research projects such as those available through SIP.

Congratulations to the 2016 SIP interns who were named as Siemens Competition regional finalists and semifinalists! A huge thank you to their mentors as well.

Two 2016 SIP interns were named regional finalists in the 2016 Siemens Competition; twenty-one 2016 SIP interns and one 2015 SIP intern were named semifinalists. The total number of 2016 Siemens semifinalists across the globe is 498, of whom 81 are in the state of California. SIP interns from the 2016 program constitute about a quarter of the state of California’s pool of Siemens semifinalists.

The full list of 2016 Siemens regional finalists can be found here and the full list of semifinalists can be found here.

SIP 2016 interns who are regional finalists:
Arushi Sahai (Menlo School)
Andrew Shao (Lynbrook High School)

SIP 2016 interns who are semifinalists:
Ze’ev Bernstein (Pacific Collegiate School)
Jerry Chen (Harker School)
Gabriel Damon (Santa Cruz High School)
Rachel Guo (Irvington High School)
Sahil Hegde (Prospect High School)
Anita Ilango (Cupertino High School)
Megha Ilango (Cupertino […]