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Sixteen MIT grad students named Siebel Scholars for 2017

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Each year through the Siebel Scholars program, a formidable group brings together their diverse perspectives from business, science, and engineering to influence the technologies, policies, and economic and social decisions that shape the future.

Sixteen MIT graduate students are among the 2017 cohort of Siebel Foundation Scholars hailing from the world’s top graduate programs in business, bioengineering, computer science, and energy science.

Honored for their academic achievements, leadership, and commitments to addressing crucial global challenges, the select MIT students are part of a class of 92 individuals receiving a $35,000 award for their final year of study.

In addition, they will join a community of more than 1,000 past Siebel Scholars, including 216 MIT affiliates.

This year's MIT honorees, chosen by the deans of their respective schools, are:

  • Brian Axelrod, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Alex Burns, MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Sebastian Cubela, MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Brittany Goods, Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Chen Gu, Department of Biological Engineering
  • Karan Kashyap '16, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Ryan Kelly, Department of Biological Engineering
  • Chengtao Li, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Ruizhi (Ray) Liao, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Brendan McCook, MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Kelly Moynihan, Department of Biological Engineering
  • Hung Nguyen, Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Novalia Pishesha, Department of Biological Engineering
  • Srinivasan Raghuraman, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Sarah Vick, MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Weiyuan (Wendy) Yuwen, MIT Sloan School of Management

The Siebel Scholars program was established by the Siebel Foundation in 2000 through grants to 16 universities in the United States, China, France, Italy, and Japan.

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The above post is reprinted from materials provided by MIT NEWS

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