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

Twenty-one SIP interns from the 2016 cohort and one SIP intern from 2015 intern cohort were named semifinalists in the 2016 Siemens competition. The total number of 2016 Siemens semifinalists across the globe is 497, of whom 81 are in the state of California. Current and former SIP interns constitute approximately one-quarter of the state of California’s pool of Siemens semifinalists.

The full list of 2016 Siemens semifinalists can be found here.

SIP 2016 interns who are semifinalists:

    Ze’ev Bernstein (Pacific Collegiate School) [EEB]
    Jerry Chen (Harker School) [AST]
    Gabriel Damon (Santa Cruz High School) [AST]
    Rachel Guo (AST/2016 Caltech; 2015 UCSC)
    Sahil Hegde (Prospect High School) [AST]
    Anita Ilango (Cupertino High School) [AST]
    Megha Ilango (Cupertino High School) [AST]
    Anika Kamath (Crystal Springs Uplands School) [AST]
    Connie Miao (Harker School) [AST]
    Joshua Pan (Proof School) [ENV]
    Arushi Sahai (Menlo School) [AST]
    Alyssa Sales (Castilleja School) [AST]
    Atmika Sarukkai (Castilleja School) [AST]
    Anish Seshadri (St. Francis High School) [AST]
    Andrew Shao (Lynbrook High School) [AST]
    Shivani Sundaram (Monta Vista High School) [EEB]
    Dipashreya Sur (Notre Dame High School0 [EEB]
    Austin Tuan (Phillips Academy) [AST]
    Carolyn Wang (Henry M. Gunn High School) [AST]
    Justin Xie (AST/2016 Caltech)
    Shawn Zhang (Amador Valley High School) [AST]

SIP 2016 mentors whose interns who are semifinalists:

    Graeme Baird [ENV]; faculty advisor: Carol Shennan
    Vikram Baliga [EEB]; faculty advisor: Rita Mehta
    Caleb Bryce, Jason John, Justine Smith [EEB]; faculty advisor: Terrie M. Williams
    Raja GuhaThakurta
    Christoph Lee, Aldo Rodriguez [AST]; faculty advisor: Ignacio Martin-Navarro
    Laura Prichard [AST]
    Aldo Rodriguez [AST]; faculty advisor: Joel Primack
    Aaron Romanowsky [AST]; faculty advisor: Ignacio Martin-Navarro
    Jose Torres [AST]; faculty advisor: Raja GuhaThakurta
    Elisa Toloba [AST]; faculty advisor: Raja GuhaThakurta

SIP alumni from past years who are 2016 semifinalists:

    Jimmy Lin (AST/2015)