SJC Long Island Students Participate in BNL Course

January 30, 2018

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – JANUARY 30, 2018 – St. Joseph’s College (SJC) is pleased to announce that four undergraduate students recently presented research at Brookhaven National Lab located in Upton, N.Y., after a weeklong program that allowed them to learn about various projects and spend one-on-one time with researchers from the lab. 

Islam Abdelfattah ’20, Huntington resident and mathematics and computer science major, plans to pursue a career in the fields of accelerated computing and machine learning after graduating from SJC.

Onyekachi Isiofia ’20, Mastic Beach resident and biology major, plans to pursue a career in medicine after graduating from SJC.

Jorge Diaz ’19, Wyandanch resident and mathematics and computer science major, plans to obtain a master’s in computer science from Hofstra University.

Michael Liebold ’19, Holbrook resident and mathematics and computer science major, is interested in a future career in cyber security or machine learning. 

Brookhaven National Laboratory is a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Brookhaven Lab brings world-class facilities and expertise to the most exciting and important questions in basic and applied science—from the birth of our universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow. SJC Long Island regularly partners with the Lab to provide valuable learning, research and internship experiences for students.

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St. Joseph’s College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility, and service. With campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn and in Patchogue, Long Island, the College offers degrees in more than 50 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.