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Three SSMV Students are Siemens Competition Winners!

Friday, October 18, 2013 - 2:18pm

The School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt (SSMV) is excited to announce that three seniors have been recognized as semifinalists in the national Siemens Competition in Math, Science, and Technology for their research projects.

Jansen Gibson placed for his project “Paleoclimatic reconstruction of early Holocene coastal California using speleothem archives” in the Oster Lab.

Young-Hun Kim placed for his project, “Effect of Electrospun Combinatorial Polymer Composition and Alignment on the Differentiation of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells” in the Sung Lab.

Tiannan Zhou placed for her project, “A Simple, Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Functionalized N-Substituted Quinazolinones” in the Lindsley Lab.

This year the Siemens Competition named 334 semifinalists representing 33 states and an international school in Guam. Six of the semifinalists are from Tennessee. Congratulations to all of the students who submitted entries.