Current Session News

Congratulations to our 2019 Aspiring Scientists and Mentors!

Department of Mathematical Sciences, College of Science, George Mason University
Diego Valencia, Herndon, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Padhu Seshaiyer
Jayeesh Chennupati, McLean, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Padhu Seshaiyer
Jeremy Suh, Aldie, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Padhu Seshaiyer
Kirthi Kumar, Oak Hill,Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Padhu Seshaiyer

Center for Applied Proteomics and Molecular Medicine, School of Systems Biology, College of Science, George Mason University
Madeline Pavlovich, West Hartford, Connecticut, Mentor, Dr. Emanuel Petricoin
Keertana Gunnam, Ashburn, Virginia, Mentors, Dr. Amanda Haymond-Still and Ms. Vaishnava Nara
Siri Nikku, Sterling, Virginia, Mentors, Dr. Amanda Haymond-Still and Ms. Vaishnava Nara
Shivam Singh, Ashburn, Virginia, Mentors, Dr. Amanda Haymond-Still and Ms. Vaishnava Nara
Sydney Andes, Fairfax, Virginia, Mentors, Dr. Virginia Espina, Dr. Justin Davis and Dr. Claudius Mueller
Abdulaziz Alaraini, Vienna, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Alessandra Luchini
Raghad Almofeez, Aldie, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Alessandra Luchini and Dr. Reuben Magni
Raymond Del Vecchio, Clifton, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Alessandra Luchini and Dr. Reuben Magni
Harini Somanchi, Herndon, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Lance Liotta
Neha Shetty, San Jose, California, Mentor, Dr. Lance Liotta
Connie Zhang, Fairfax, Virginia, Mentors, Dr. Lance Liotta and Dr. Alessandra Luchini
Daivik Siddhi, Herndon, Virginia, Mentors, Dr. Lance Liotta and Dr. Alessandra Luchini
Jennifer Canfield, Great Falls, Virginia, Mentors, Dr. Lance Liotta and Dr. Alessandra Luchini
Joseph Wu Liu, Fairfax, Virginia, Mentors, Dr. Lance Liotta and Dr. Alessandra Luchini
Neel Mandapati, Herndon, Virginia, Mentors, Dr. Lance Liotta and Dr. Alessandra Luchini
Rocio Cornero, Arlington, Virginia, Mentors, Dr. Lance Liotta and Dr. Alessandra Luchini
Thomas Freireich, Fairfax, Virginia, Mentors, Dr. Lance Liotta and Dr. Alessandra Luchini

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Science, George Mason University
Charles Benjamin Chalkley, Manassas, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Mikell Paige
Karlin Moore, Missoula, Montana, Mentor, Dr. Mikell Paige
Nadeen Aladham, Bristow, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Mikell Paige
Synah Elahi-Mohassel, Vienna, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Mikell Paige
Zachary Shellnutt, Chantilly, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Mikell Paige
Jack Cantarella, Haymarket, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Robin Couch
Vivian Cao-Dao, Centreville, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Robin Couch
Clare Flynn Heaney, Fairfax Station, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Barney Bishop

Department of Forensic Science, College of Science, George Mason University
Anika Kololgi, Clifton, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Mary Ellen O'Toole

Department of Physics and Astronomy, College of Science, George Mason University
Anoushka Chintada, Fairfax, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Peter Plavchan
Kennedy Jeter, Woodbridge, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Peter Plavchan
Sherrie Feng, Vienna, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Peter Plavchan
Sophia Economon, Clifton, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Peter Plavchan

Environmental Science and Policy Department, College of Science, George Mason University
Christina Pelliccio, Alexandria, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Amy Fowler
Ridhima Bhatia, Alexandria, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Amy Fowler
Dhanush Banka, Chantilly, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Jennifer Salerno
Isabella Dressel, Clifton, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Rocio Caballero-Gill
John Small, Fairfax, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. YounSung Kim
Sunho Oh, McLean, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. YounSung Kim
Tarun Sivanandan, Vienna, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. YounSung Kim

Microbiome Analysis Center, Department of Biology, College of Science, George Mason University
Maya Marathe, Oakton, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Masoumeh Sikaroodi
Nikita Reddy, Ashburn, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Masoumeh Sikaroodi

Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies (COLA), Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Earth Sciences, College of Science, George Mason University
Alexander Hall, Arlington, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Natalie Burls
Anusha Dasgupta, Oakton, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Natalie Burls
Catherine Liang, Falls Church, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Natalie Burls
Isha Vohra, Aldie, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Natalie Burls
Parth Vakil, Herndon, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Natalie Burls
William Wang, McLean, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Natalie Burls

School of Systems Biology, College of Science, George Mason University
Andrea Henderson, Fairfax, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Iosif Vaisman
Anirudh Bansal, Fairfax, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Iosif Vaisman
Ankit Gupta, Herndon, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Iosif Vaisman
Arnav Bansal, Fairfax, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Iosif Vaisman
Caroline Joseph, Clifton, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Iosif Vaisman
Dhruv Sundararaman, Vienna, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Iosif Vaisman
Eric Li, Fairfax, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Iosif Vaisman
Jacob Ravich, Clifton, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Iosif Vaisman
Nuha Mohammed, Springfield, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Iosif Vaisman
Sonvi Kharbanda, Ashburn, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Iosif Vaisman
Yash Arora, Ashburn, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Iosif Vaisman
Isha Gupta, Poolesville, Maryland, Mentor, Dr. Monique Van Hoek
Cyrus Andalibi, Potomac, Maryland, Mentor, Dr. Yuntao Wu,
Gabrielle Heller, Vienna, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Fatah Kashanchi
Jamie Nelson, Leesburg, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Fatah Kashanchi
Sahan Raghavan, Chantilly, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Fatah Kashanchi
Takoda Chris, Manassas, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Kylene Kehn-Hall

Psychology Department, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, George Mason University
Akshata Sastry, Ashburn, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Ted Dumas
Anjali Sardana, Vienna, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Ted Dumas
Junpei Tarishi, Fairfax, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Ted Dumas
Svetlana Pack, Burke, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Ted Dumas

Department of Information Sciences and Technology, Department of Information Sciences and Technology, Volgeneau School of Engineering, George Mason University
Michelle Liu, Ellicott City, Maryland, Mentors, Dr. Pouyan Ahmadi and Dr. Khondkar Islam,
Sohom Paul, Herndon, Virginia, Mentors, Dr. Pouyan Ahmadi and Dr. Khondkar Islam
Suchet Sapre, Chantilly, Virginia, Mentors, Dr. Pouyan Ahmadi and Dr. Khondkar Islam

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Volgeneau School of Engineering, George Mason University
Kenneth Wang, Herndon, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Xiang Chen
Lekha Punya, Ashburn, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Xiang Chen
Rayan Yu, Vienna, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Xiang Chen

Information Sciences and Technology Volgeneau School of Engineering, George Mason University
Arnav Wadehra, Vienna, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Seterah Rafatirad

Bioengineering Department, Volgeneau School of Engineering, George Mason University
Annette Prah, Ashburn, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Caroline Hoemann
Chetana Suvarna, Fairfax, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Caroline Hoemann
Divjot Bedi, Centreville, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Caroline Hoemann
Megan Lawson, Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey, Mentor, Dr. Caroline Hoemann
Matthew Kurapatti, Herndon, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Giorgio Ascoli
Akhila Dasari, Centreville, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Giorgio Ascoli
Daniel Plaxe, Milford, Pennsylvania, Mentor, Dr. Giorgio Ascoli
Hannah Anderson, Burke, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Giorgio Ascoli
Helen Wingate, Stephens City, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Giorgio Ascoli
Andrea Matten, Clifton, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Michael Buschmann
Hooda Said, Fairfax, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Michael Buschmann
Kapil Krishna, Centreville, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Michael Buschmann
Sreenidhi Sankararaman, Herndon, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Michael Buschmann
Ethan Ocasio, Falls Church, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Vasiliki Ikonomidou
Teaghan Doran, Warrenton, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Vasiliki Ikonomidou
Karen Song, McLean, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Vasiliki Ikonomidou
Martina Abdelmalak, Gainesville, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Vasiliki Ikonomidou
Norvin West Jr, Dumfries, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Vasiliki Ikonomidou
Rohan Voddhi, Chantilly, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Vasiliki Ikonomidou
Taaren Singh, Centreville, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Vasiliki Ikonomidou

Department of Computer Science, Volgeneau School of Engineering, George Mason University
Aarushi Dubey, Ashburn, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Thomas Latoza
Raunak Daga, Oak Hill, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Thomas Latoza
Rishabh Misra, Chantilly, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Thomas Latoza
Sneha Iyer, Great Falls, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Thomas Latoza

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Volgeneau School of Engineering, George Mason University
David Rudo, Clifton, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Kai Zeng
Matthew Chang, Oakton, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Kai Zeng
Thomas Lu, Burke, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Kai Zen
Aryan Pandya, Vienna, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Nathalia Peixoto
Christian Yupanqui, Vienna, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Nathalia Peixoto
Naina Kohli, Mclean, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Nathalia Peixoto
Ritvik Jayakumar, Ashburn, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Piotr Pachowicz

Marion DuPont Scott Equine Medical Center, Leesburg, VA, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Brightney Varghese, Bristow, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Jennifer Barret
Renee Daly, Vienna, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Jennifer Barret
Rozlan Basha, Round Hill, Virginia, Mentor, Dr. Jennifer Barret

Office of Sustainability, George Mason University
Ashanti Hernandez, Woodbridge, Virginia, Mentor, Ms. Donielle Nolan
Esha Fateh, Ashburn, Virginia, Mentor, Ms. Donielle Nolan
Francesca Lee, Fairfax, Virginia, Mentor, Ms. Donielle Nolan
Zachre Andrews, Fairfax, Virginia, Mentor, Ms. Donielle Nolan

Virginia Serious Games Institute, George Mason University
Jenny Li, Springfield, Virginia, Mentors, Dr. Scott Martin and Mr. James Casey
Jerry Li, Springfield, Virginia, Mentors, Dr. Scott Martin and Mr. James Casey
Pawan Jayakumar, Chantilly, Virginia, Mentors, Dr. Scott Martin and Mr. James Casey
Preethi Chidambaram, Gainesville, Virginia, Mentors, Dr. Scott Martin and Mr. James Casey
Steven Le, Chantilly, Virginia, Mentors, Dr. Scott Martin and Mr. James Casey