Indrani Das Wins Top Prize in Regeneron Science Talent Search Competition (Download PDF)


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Indrani Das, 17, has won the top, $250, 000 prize in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search competition in the United States. Indrani Das won the award for her research on treating brain injury and disease. Taking home more than $1.8 million in award.

Indian-American teenager Indrani Das wins top

Indian-American Teenager Indrani Das Wins Top

Indian-American teenager Indrani Das wins top


  • Indrani Das was honored along with other 39 finalists at the annual Regeneron Science Talent Search Awards Gala.
  • Second place honors and $175, 000 went to 18-year-old Aaron Yeiser.
  • Arjun Ramani was placed at third place for his project on networks using

    • Mathematical field of graph theory
    • Computer programming

Other Indian Winners:

Other Winners of Indian

Other Winners of Indian

Other Winners of Indian

About Regeneron Science Talent Search Competition:

  • Regeneron Science Talent Search (Regeneron STS) is the nation’s most prestigious pre-college science competition.
  • STS alumni make extraordinary contributions to science and hold more than 100 of the world’s most coveted science and math honors, including the Nobel Prize and National Medal of Science.
  • The oldest science competition in US for students.
  • It is organised by the Society for Science.


Awards as of 2015

Table contain shows Awards as of 2015

Table contain shows Awards as of 2015



Basic Research Medal

$150, 000

Global Good Medal

$150, 000

Innovation Medal

$150, 000

Second place (3 awards)

$75, 000

Third place (3 awards)

$35, 000

31 Finalists

$7, 500

300 Semifinalists

$1, 000

- Published/Last Modified on: March 23, 2017


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