November 15, 2022
Congratulations to Dr, Myeong Lee and his ASSIP interns Scarlett Adams, Jiwoo Hwang, Arnav Machavarapu, Kaavya Radhakrishnan on their ASSIP 2022 outcome being accepted to the iConference 2023 in the poster session, and will be published in formal proceedings. iConference is an international conference in information science (https://www.ischools.org/iconference).
Siraj, H., Machavarapu, A., Hwang, J., Radhakrishnan, K., Adams, S., Kim, J., Lee, M. (2023). How Do YouTubers Collaborate? A Preliminary Analysis of YouTubers’ Collaboration Networks. In iConference 2023. Lecture Notes in Computer Science , Mar 27-29. Barcelona, Spain. Springer.
Update May 2022.
Congratulations to 2020 ASSIP alum Benjamin Choi, who was just named 3rd in the nation in the Regeneron Science Talent Search (the most prestigious STEM competition for high school seniors) ! As part of the awards package, he will receive a $25,000 prize (guaranteed), . His ASSIP mentor was Dr. Natalia Piexoto. Ben's research was titled "An Ultra-Low-Cost, Mind-Controlled Transhumeral Prosthesis Operated via a Novel Artificial Intelligence-Driven Brainwave Interpretation Algorithm."
Congratulations to ASSIP Mentor Dr. Celso Ferreira and his former ASSIP intern, Vinay Ayala! Vinay just won the First Place Award for Environmental Engineering at the Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair. https://vssef.zfairs.com/?siteid=resultsArchive&f=6ab628d8-493a-40cd-9ad6-2e31d8cfe8b2, search for 2022 Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair.
Congratulations to 2020 ASSIP alum Benjamin Choi, who was just named a Finalist in the Regeneron Science Talent Search (the most prestigious STEM competition for high school seniors) — one of 40 selected nationwide! As part of the awards package, he will receive a $25,000 prize (guaranteed), and the opportunity to compete for the chance to win up to $250,000 at the finals in March. His ASSIP mentor was Dr. Natalia Piexoto. Ben's research was titled "An Ultra-Low-Cost, Mind-Controlled Transhumeral Prosthesis Operated via a Novel Artificial Intelligence-Driven Brainwave Interpretation Algorithm."
December 2017: Rachel Naidich, Rebecca Woodhouse, Matthew Trang, and Ish Sethi were selected as the winner of the Virginia 11th Congressional District Congressional App Challenge for their Smart Sleeve Technology. They received top scores in each of the categories including concept, design, and skill.
September 2017: Rachel Naidich, Rebecca Woodhouse and Kshamata Neupane are named finalists in the Built By Girls Challenge. They were competitvely selected as 5 of 450 applicants to present their patent pending Smart Sleeve technology in San Francisco on September 15, 2017.
April 2017: Eric Wang, William Xu, and Suhas Sastry are the first high school students to present research at the ACM/IEEE ICCPS conference. The students were mentored by Dr. Kai Zeng from 2015-2017 and presented "Hardware Module-based Message Authentication in Intra-Vehicle Networks."
April 2017: "Student-developed diagnostics could change tuberculosis detection, treatment", Published Mason News
March 2017: Elizabeth Hu mentored by Dr. Andrew Crooks on the project, “Across the Sea: A Novel Agent-Based Model for the Migratory Patterns of the European Refugee Crisis” is a 2017 awardee of the 2017 Cutler-Bell Prize in High School Computing.
July 2016: Mapping for Malaria Prevention. Published by Mason News
May 2016: Eric Wang, William Xu, and Suhas Sastry mentored by Dr. Kai Zeng won 1st place in Computer Science at the 2016 Virginia State Science Fair
September 2015: Manassas and George Mason Provide Research Opportunities. Published by Nova intercom
August 2015: Young Scientists from around the Country Get Hands on Experience in Prince William County. Published by PWC News
December 2014: Get Out and Play This Holiday Season: New Research Shows Parents Play Vital Role in Molding Future Scientists. Published by Mason News and Open Science World
October 2013: Kunal Debroy, Naveen Ambati, and Akhil Gangu: 2013 Siemens Competition Semifinalists
July 17, 2013: Va. girl's science project becomes medical advancement
July 11, 2013:Taking the mystery out of Lyme disease
May 17, 2013: Suhas Gondi: 4th Place Cell and Molecular Biology, Intel 2013 International Science and Engineering Fair. Suhas is also recipient of the the highly prestigious Moog Scholarship at Washington University in St. Louis (Mentor: Dr. Daniel Cox)
May 17, 2013: Archis Bhandarkar and Rohan Banerjee: 4th Place Mathematics Category, Intel 2013 International Science and Engineering Fair (Mentor: Dr.Padmanabhan Seshaiyer)
March 27, 2013: Rocket Science: Students Vie for Slots in Enriching Summer Program
March 11, 2013: Thomas Jefferson High School’s Archis R. Bhandarkar on STEM and Qualifying as a Siemens Regional Finalist
2012 Siemens Regional Finalists: Rohan Banerjee and Archis Bhandarkar (Mentor: Dr.Padmanabhan Seshaiyer)
2012 Siemens Semifinalists:Suhas Gondi (Mentor: Dr. Daniel Cox)
September 2012: Aspiring Scientists Take Part in Mason Research
July 18, 2012: Aspiring Scientists Get to Next Level Through Program
June 27, 2012:Young Scientists Discover Art–Science Connection
April 23, 2012: New Test Shows Potential for Detecting Active Cases of Lyme Disease
September 26, 2011: Aspiring Scientists Program Puts Young Scholars on Research Cutting Edge
August 29, 2011: Aspiring Scientists Get in Touch with Their Artistic Side
August 8, 2011: Hands-on ASSIP Experience Leads to Better Science
July 29, 2011: The Aspiring Scientists Summer Internship Program
August 23, 2010: Teens Search for Cures in Mason’s Aspiring Scientists Program
August 17, 2009: The Real World: Aspiring Scientists Learn How It’s Done
April 26, 2009: Summertime, And the Living Is in a Lab