Four Indian-American teens among top winners of 2021 Regeneron Science Talent Search

Four Indian-American teens among top winners of 2021 Regeneron Science Talent Search

The Indian-origin award recipients – Eshani Jha, 17, of San Jose, California; Gopal Goel, 17, of Portland, Oregon; Vetri Vel, 16, of Bangor, Maine; and Alay Shah, 17, of Plano, Texas — were among the 40 finalists of the 2021 Regeneron Science Talent Search who, over the course of a week, presented their innovative research projects to eminent judges, competed for more than $1.8 million in awards, interacted with renowned scientists, and displayed their work to the public in an online event. Continue reading Four Indian-American teens among top winners of 2021 Regeneron Science Talent Search

Indian-Americans are taking over the country, says President Joe Biden

Indian-Americans are taking over the country, says President Joe Biden

In a virtual interaction with NASA aerospace engineer Dr. Swati Mohan, President Joe Biden professed, “Indian-Americans are taking over the country”, a reference to the ever growing number of Indian-origin experts serving in his administration. Continue reading Indian-Americans are taking over the country, says President Joe Biden

Eight Indian-origin teens among 2021 Regeneron Science Talent Search finalists aim to tackle world’s vexing problems

Eight Indian-origin teens among 2021 Regeneron Science Talent Search finalists aim to tackle world’s vexing problems

In a nation wracked by the coronavirus pandemic, it is heartening to know that eight brilliant Indian-American teens are among 40 finalists, some 20 percent, in the 2021 Regeneron Science Talent Search (Regeneron STS) competition. Continue reading Eight Indian-origin teens among 2021 Regeneron Science Talent Search finalists aim to tackle world’s vexing problems

Anika Chebrolu crowned America’s Top Young Scientist for discovering potential Covid-19 cure

Anika Chebrolu crowned America’s Top Young Scientist for discovering potential Covid-19 cure

For her commendable efforts to find the lead molecule that can be a potential drug for the effective treatment of the deadly coronavirus disease, Anika Chebrolu was conferred with the title of ‘America’s Top Young Scientist’, awarded the grand prize of $25,000 dollars, bestowed with the ‘Improving Lives Award’, and gifted with a special destination trip. Continue reading Anika Chebrolu crowned America’s Top Young Scientist for discovering potential Covid-19 cure

Nine Indian-American teens among 2020 Regeneron Science Talent Search finalists

Nine Indian-American teens among 2020 Regeneron Science Talent Search finalists

The 2020 Regeneron Science Talent Search finalists have attempted to tackle some of the world’s compelling issues through their scientific projects such as targeting cancer via signaling pathways, developing a mobile application for stroke diagnosis using deep learning and computer vision, protecting beehives, and identifying an improved method for detecting arsenic in water. Continue reading Nine Indian-American teens among 2020 Regeneron Science Talent Search finalists

Indian-American teen Kavya Kopparapu conferred National STEM Education Award for invention to improve brain cancer treatment

Indian-American teen Kavya Kopparapu conferred National STEM Education Award for invention to improve brain cancer treatment

The 2019 National STEM Education Award recognizes Indian-American teen Kavya Kopparapu as an “extraordinarily talented and accomplished” individual “who has meaningfully promoted STEM education”. Continue reading Indian-American teen Kavya Kopparapu conferred National STEM Education Award for invention to improve brain cancer treatment