News & Announcements

January 2016

2016 Intel STS Competition. Simons Fellow & Intel STS semifinalists who did their research projects at SB include:
Krista Chen who worked with Dr. Ojima in Chemistry; Ayesha Chhugani who worked with Dr. Abhay Deshpande in Physics & Astronomy; Patrick Chi who worked with Dr. Brian Colle in SoMAS; Emma Feldman and Anu Sharma who worked with Dr. Benjamin Chu and Dr. Benjamin Hsiao in Chemistry; Daniel Guo who worked with Dr. Krishna Veeramah in Ecology & Evolution; Adarsh Karnati who worked with Dr. Ya S. Wang in Mechanical Engineering; Ariel Leong who worked with Dr. Jingfang Ju in Pathology; Emily Li who worked with Dr. Benjamin Martin in Biochemistry & Cell Biology; Michael Li and Matthew Sun  who worked with Dr. Il Memming Park in Neurobiology & Behavior; Benjamin Schiffer and Ziheng (Tony) Wang who worked with Dr. Carlos Simmerling in Chemistry; Kameron Sedigh who worked with Dr. Peter Tonge in Chemistry; and David Yang who worked with Dr. Thomas MacCarthy in Applied Mathematics & Statistics. Congratulations also to Omkar Venkatesh, summer '15 Simons Fellow whose Intel STS research project was conducted elsewhere. This year's Intel STS Finalists include: Michael Li of James M. Bennett HS (MD) who worked with Dr. El Memming Park of Neurobiology & Behavior

October 2015

2014 Siemens Competition
SB Press Release 10.27.14 - 17 Siemens Competition Regional Finalists mentored at Stony Brook

Semifinalists include:
Simons Fellows Ayesha Chhugani who worked with Dr. Abhay Deshpande in Physics & Astronomy; Benjamin Schiffer who worked with Dr. Carlos Simmerling in Chemistry; Anu Sharma who worked with Drs. Benjamin Chu and Benjamin Hsiao in Chemistry.
Regional Finalists include: Simons Fellows Sarah Lee who worked with Dr. Iwao Ojima in Chemistry; Kameron Sedigh who worked with Dr. Peter Tonge in Chemistry; Kunal Singh who worked with Dr. Dimitris Samaras in Computer Science; and Ziheng (Tony) Wang who worked with Dr. Carlos Simmerling in Chemistry.

September 2015
Ruchi Shah, and Ana-Maria Constantin, Simons Fellows '11, make the's 22 under 22 list:

May 2015

Recent Simons Fellows 
honored at the Intel ISEF competition include: Justin Barish (Systems Software); Scott Mass (Cellular & Molecular Biology); Vaishnavi Shrivastava (Biomedical and Health Sciences); and Glenn Yu (Biochemistry). Glenn will be coming back to Stony Brook to attend the Stony Brook Symposium on Chemical Synthesis in Life Sciences where his mentor, Prof. Ojima, will be honored. 

Vaishnavi Shrivastava, Simons Fellow '14, awarded first place in Bay Area biogenius competition. More>> here.

March 2015

Saranesh PrembabuSB Press Release 3.11.15- Simons Fellow Wins Second Place Medal in Intel STS. 

Videos of previous Simons Fellows featured on SB website. View "Mentoring Excellence"  here >>.

2015 Intel STS Competition.
On March 10, Saranesh Prembabu was presented with the Second Place Medal of Distinction for Innovation at the Intel STS award ceremony. See more >>.

SB Press Release 1.25.13-Four High School Students Mentored at Stony Brook Among 40 Intel STS Finalists

November 2014
Ruchi Shah, Simons Fellow '11, receives SUNY ACT Excellence and Student Initiative Scholarship.

August 2014

Joshua Kantharia, Simons Fellow '09, featured on SB website.  

Dr. Berhane Ghebrehiwet, "A Mentor for Life", featured on Stony Brook School of Medicine site.

March 2014 -
SB feature on Intel finalists and their mentors  (posted 3/4/14)


January 2014

Brian RalphSimons Fellow '10, featured on SB website.

October 2013

Drs. James & Marilyn Simons honored with 2013 Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy; Edinburgh, October 17. Read more here.


May 2013

Ruchi Shah, Simons Fellow '11, now in her freshman year at Stony Brook University and a member of WISE/Scholars for Medicine, invited to speak at Forbes Women's Summit in Manhattan on May 8-9, 2013. Read more here.

 Ruchi Shah



News - 2012 Simons Fellows

SB Press Release 1.25.13 - SBU Mentors Four Intel Finalists

SB Press Release 1.9.13- SBU Faculty Mentors 35 Semifinalists in 2013 Intel Science Competition

S012-13 Intel STS Competition. This year's Intel STS Finalists include: Kevin Chen, Mayuri Sridhar, Raghav Tripathi, and Michael Zhang.


Fall 2012 - New online application format posted for students applying to 2013 summer program.




News – 2011 Simons Fellows

Press Release 1.25.12: Stony Brook's Intel 8

CBS Local: "LI Science Whiz Samantha Garvey Gives me Hope"


News & Announcements


NEWS: Congratulations to our Intel STS competition awardees!  



Dates of Program: 

June 27-Aug. 9, 2016





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