BSP Director John Matsui awarded the PAESMEM by President Obama

June 18, 2015

BSP Co-founder and Director Dr. John Matsui was honored on March 27, 2015, as one of 14 recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM). The award recognizes the crucial role that mentoring plays in the academic and personal development of students studying science and engineering—particularly those who belong to groups that are underrepresented in these fields. Read the entire press release here:

The White House Office of the Press Secretary | President Obama Honors Outstanding Science, Math, and Engineering Mentors

Learn about the important role of STEM mentoring and mentors from Jo Handelsman, Associate Director for Science at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy:

The White House Blog | Honoring Outstanding Mentors in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Dr. Matsui and fellow award recipients visit with President Obama at The White House

Dr. Matsui Receives 2013 PAESMEM at White House