16 Stanford graduate students named 2021 Siebel Scholars

Sixteen Stanford graduate students have been honored with Siebel Scholar awards presented by the Siebel Foundation in Redwood City.

2021 Siebel Scholars from the Graduate School of Business. From left to right are Bianca Pinasco, Joshua Young Yang, Austin Ward, Mariana Martins, Brian Aoyama. (Courtesy Siebel Scholars)

Since 2000, the Siebel Scholar award has recognized exceptional graduate students at leading schools of business, computer science, bioengineering and energy science.

Siebel Scholars are chosen by the deans of their respective schools based on outstanding academic achievement and demonstrated leadership. Each receives a $35,000 award for the final year of graduate study. Through the program, scholars are expected to influence the future through technology, policy, and economic and social decision-making.

The 2021 Stanford Siebel Scholars are:

  • Aisulu Aitbekova, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences, Energy Resources Engineering
  • Namrata Anand, School of Engineering and School of Medicine, Bioengineering
  • Brian Aoyama, Graduate School of Business
  • Shreya Deshmukh, School of Engineering and School of Medicine, Bioengineering
  • Jabari Hastings, School of Engineering, Computer Science
  • Yutong He, School of Engineering, Computer Science
  • Hannah Kempton, School of Engineering and School of Medicine, Bioengineering
  • Margarita Khariton, School of Engineering and School of Medicine, Bioengineering
  • Ariel Leong, School of Engineering, Computer Science
  • Mariana Martins, Graduate School of Business
  • Vincent Nicandro, School of Engineering, Computer Science
  • Bianca Pinasco, Graduate School of Business
  • Matthew Radzihovsky, School of Engineering, Computer Science
  • Prashanth Srinivasan, School of Engineering and School of Medicine, Bioengineering
  • Austin Ward, Graduate School of Business
  • Joshua Yang, Graduate School of Business

The Siebel Foundation was formed in 1996 by Thomas and Stacey Siebel to support projects and organizations that improve quality of life, environment and education.

For more, visit the Siebel Foundation website.