UCSC Science Internship Program (SIP) for High-School Students: Summer 2009
Astrophysics Projects on the Andromeda Galaxy

Mentor: Raja (Puragra) GuhaThakurta

Astronomer / Professor
UCO/Lick Obs and Dept of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Univ of California Santa Cruz
271 Interdisciplinary Sciences Bldg, 1156 High St, Santa Cruz, CA 95064
Email: raja at ucolick dot org; Office: (831)459-5169; Cell: (408)455-3036

Final Research Papers and Posters from the Summer Research Internships:

Harker senior Namrata Anand's paper for the Fall 2009 Intel Science Talent Search and long poster and short poster for the Intel STS finals
(summer 2009 research internship --- Siemens semifinalist & Intel finalist!)

Harker senior Kevin Zhang's paper for the Fall 2009 Intel Science Talent Search
(summer 2009 research internship --- Intel semifinalist!)

Harker senior Andrew Zhou's paper for the Fall 2009 Siemens Competition
(summer 2009 research internship --- Siemens & Intel semifinalist!)


UCSC press release about the success of SIP 2009 Harker students in the Intel contest