16 Stanford students named Siebel Scholars

Siebel Scholars
Five Graduate School of Business students are among the 16 Stanford students named Siebel Scholars. From left to right are David Zhang, Katherine Archibald, Federico Mossa, Carolyn Kooi and Sebastian Serra. Photo by Stacy Geiken

SIXTEEN STANFORD STUDENTS have been recognized by the Siebel Foundation with Siebel Scholars awards.

The awards recognize exceptional students at the world’s leading graduate schools of business, computer science, bioengineering and energy science. Siebel Scholars are chosen by the deans of their schools on the basis of outstanding academic achievement and demonstrated leadership. They receive a $35,000 award for their final year of studies.

The 92 scholars this year join more than 1,000 entrepreneurs, researchers and philanthropists from past Siebel Scholars classes. Through the program, the scholars are expected to influence the technologies, policies and economic and social decisions shaping the future.

The STANFORD SIEBEL SCHOLARS are:

• Lewis Li, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences, Energy Science
• Akshay Chaudhari, School of Engineering and School of Medicine, Bioengineering
• Gerald Cherf, School of Engineering and School of Medicine, Bioengineering
• Christopher Madl, School of Engineering and School of Medicine, Bioengineering
• Aaron Mitchell, School of Engineering and School of Medicine, Bioengineering
• Patrick Ye, School of Engineering and School of Medicine, Bioengineering
• Katherine Archibald, Graduate School of Business
• Carolyn Kooi, Graduate School of Business
• Federico Mossa, Graduate School of Business
• Sebastian Serra, Graduate School of Business
• David Zhang, Graduate School of Business
• Brandon Azad, School of Engineering, Computer Science
• Bradley Girardeau, School of Engineering, Computer Science
• Jonas Kemp, School of Engineering, Computer Science
• Vayu Kishore, School of Engineering, Computer Science
• Samantha Steele, School of Engineering, Computer Science

According to the foundation’s announcement, the Siebel Scholars program was founded in 2000 to recognize the most talented students at the world’s leading graduate schools of business, computer science, bioengineering and energy science.

The Thomas and Stacey Siebel Foundation was established in 1996 to foster programs and organizations that improve the quality of life, environment and education of its community members.

The Siebel Foundation funds projects to support the homeless and underprivileged, education and research, public health and alternative energy solutions.

For more, visit the Siebel Foundation website.

Read more about the five MBA students named 2017 Siebel Scholars on the Graduate School of Business website.