Magnet Alumni News: Winter 2016
Distinguished Alumni: The 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award will be presented to Zeki Mokhtarzada '96 and Haroon Mokhtarzada '97, co-founders of webs.com, at the Magnet Research Convention on the evening of March 3, 2016.
News from alumni around the world:
Lorrie Cranor '89 was appointed Chief Technologist at the Federal Trade Commission. (Washington Post)
Daniel Cornfeld '91 recently left his practice at Yale Medical School and moved to New Zealand to work at a small local hospital.
Matias Duarte '92 spoke with Wired Magazine in December about Google's vision for the future of design.
Jiehae Park '98 is an actress and playwright whose dark comedy Peerless, about twin sisters who hatch a sinister plan to gain admission to their college of choice, premiered at the Yale Repertory Theater in December 2015. (NY Times)
Jonah Berger '98 will deliver the opening remarks at South by Southwest Interactive in Austin, TX on March 11, 2016.
Jon Simon '00, an Assistant Professor of Physics at the University of Chicago, was named as a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), which will be presented in Washington, DC in the spring.
Samir Paul '06, a Computer Science Teacher at Blair, has been selected as the MCPS Marian Greenblatt Education Fund Rising-Star Teacher of the Year.
Neil Davey '14 won a silver medal at the 2015 National Inventors Hall of Fame’s Collegiate Inventors Competition for developing a technique to diagnose cancer from a single drop of blood.