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Society alumni named to 2017 Forbes' 30 Under 30

January 4, 2017

These young scientists are starting off the year right. Fourteen Society alumni were named to the 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 list.

Forbes 30 under 30

Consumer Tech

  • Kai Kloepfer (Intel ISEF 2013 semifinalist)
    Founder, Biofire Technologies

  • Geoffrey Woo (Intel ISEF 2005-2006 finalist; Intel STS 2007 semifinalist)
    Co-founder, Nootrobox


  • Justin Solomon (Intel ISEF 2005-2006 finalist; Intel STS 2006 finalist)
    Assistant Professor, MIT

Enterprise Technology


  • Ann Makosinski (Intel ISEF 2014-2015 finalist)
    Founder, Makotronics Enterprises
  • Augusta Uwamanzu (Intel STS 2016 finalist)
    Harvard University
  • Gabriel Mesa (Broadcom MASTERS 2014 semifinalist)
    Founder, Mesa Foundry


  • Riley Ennis (Intel ISEF 2010 second place award winner in cellular and molecular biology)
    Co-Founder, Freenome
  • Rohan Suri (Intel ISEF 2015 finalist)
    Founder, Averia Health Solutions
  • Vinayak Ramesh (DCYSC 2004 , Intel ISEF 2006-2008 finalist, Intel STS 2008 semifinalist)
    Co-Founder, Wellframe

Manufacturing and Industry

  • Jeremy Blum (Intel STS 2008 finalist)
    Head of Electrical Engineering, Shaper Tools
  • Gaurab Chakrabarti (Intel STS 2006 semifinalist)
    Co-founder, Solugen
  • John Capodilupo (Intel STS 2010 finalist)
    Chief Technology OfficerCo-Founder, WHOOP

Venture Capital

  • Anarghya A. Vardhana (Intel ISEF 2004-2006 finalist; Intel STS 2006 semifinalist; DCYSC 2002)|
    Senior Associate, Maveron