Yearsort ascending Recipient Name Title Awarded By Type Department(s) Details
2017 Christine Elizabeth Carbone National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships Honorable Mention National Science Foundation Undergraduate

For Biochemistry at WPI

2017 Elizabeth Desjardins Crimson and Gray Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute
2017 Carolyn Detora Marietta E. Anderson Award Worcester Polytechnic Institute
2017 Ana Giacoman Favela Charles O. Thompson Scholar Outstanding Member of the Class Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
2017 Gyneth Campbell Salisbury Prize Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate International & Global Studies
2017 Zhehao Zhu Salisbury Prize Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Chemistry & Biochemistry
2017 Anthony G. Spangenberger Sigma Xi Graduate Research Award Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Materials Science & Engineering

Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation

2017 Zheng Nie Graduate Research Innovation Exchange Awards First Place Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Data Science
2017 Shari Worthington Graduate Research Innovation Exchange Awards Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Foisie Business School
2017 Joel K. Kearns Graduate Research Innovation Exchange Awards Third Place Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Materials Science & Engineering
2017 Ivon Arroyo National Science Foundation CAREER Award National Science Foundation Faculty Social Science & Policy Studies
2017 Zachary Ericson Crimson and Gray Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute
2017 Rachel Welch Emerging Leader of the Year Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Satellite Development Club

2017 Catherine Sherman Charles O. Thompson Scholar Outstanding Member of the Class Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
2017 Muping Chen Salisbury Prize Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Physics
2017 Nicholas Shannon Wilmer L. and Margaret M. Kranich Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
2017 Patricia Stapleton Romeo L. Moruzzi Young Faculty Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Education Worcester Polytechnic Institute Faculty Social Science & Policy Studies

Read the citation: 2017 Romeo L. Moruzzi Award

2017 Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Research, Advising, and Community Service Presented at Honors Convocation

2017 Raghvendra V. Cowlagi Sigma Xi Outstanding Junior Faculty Award Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Faculty Aerospace Engineering
2017 Feiyi Wang Graduate Research Innovation Exchange Awards First Place Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Data Science
2017 Mina Shojaeizadeh Graduate Research Innovation Exchange Awards Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Foisie Business School
2017 Kyle Fitzpatrick-Schmidt Graduate Research Innovation Exchange Awards Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Materials Science & Engineering
2017 Craig Shue National Science Foundation CAREER Award National Science Foundation Faculty Computer Science
2017 Luke Habib Crimson and Gray Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute
2017 Exploradreams (Friendly House) Edwin Coghlin ’23 Award for Community Service Worcester Polytechnic Institute Student Group
2017 Katherine Gomes Charles O. Thompson Scholar Outstanding Member of the Class Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
2017 Rachel M Connolly Salisbury Prize Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering
2017 Michael Sabbagh Wilmer L. and Margaret M. Kranich Prize Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
2017 Stephen J. Kmiotek Board of Trustees' Award for Outstanding Teaching Worcester Polytechnic Institute Faculty Chemical Engineering

2017 Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Research, Advising, and Community Service Presented at Honors Convocation

2017 Tiantian Zhang Sigma Xi Graduate Research Award Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Materials Process Engineering

Outstanding Post-Doctoral Fellow

2017 Boya Zhou Graduate Research Innovation Exchange Awards First Place Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Data Science
2017 Ramoza Ahsan Graduate Research Innovation Exchange Awards First Place Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Computer Science
2017 Rui Ma Graduate Research Innovation Exchange Awards Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Chemical Engineering
2017 Whitney Hazard Crimson and Gray Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute
2017 David Goodrich (Boy Scout Troup 54 and Cub Scout Pack 54) Edwin Coghlin ’23 Award for Community Service Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
2017 Mona Elokda Charles O. Thompson Scholar Outstanding Member of the Class Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
2017 Anna C Franciosa Salisbury Prize Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Environmental Engineering
2017 David Cortese Robert H. Goddard Alumni Award for Outstanding Professional Achievement WPI Alumni Association Alumni

Read the citation: 2017 Robert H. Goddard Alumni Award, David Cortese

2017 Neil T. Heffernan Board of Trustees' Award for Outstanding Research & Creative Scholarship Worcester Polytechnic Institute Faculty Computer Science

2017 Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Research, Advising, and Community Service Presented at Honors Convocation

2017 Ali S. Rangwala Sigma Xi Outstanding Senior Faculty Award Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Faculty Fire Protection Engineering
2017 Cheng Deng Graduate Research Innovation Exchange Awards Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Data Science
2017 Caitlin Kuhlman Graduate Research Innovation Exchange Awards Second Place Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Computer Science
2017 Shadi Tasdighi Kalat Graduate Research Innovation Exchange Awards First Place Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Mechanical Engineering
2017 Brandon King Crimson and Gray Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute
2017 Aaron Pepin (GrierStrong) Edwin Coghlin ’23 Award for Community Service Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
2017 Guy Katz, Ethan Merrill, Eric Solorzano, Ilana Zeldin Great Problems Seminar (GPS) Poster Presentation Winners Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate

Microgrids: Electrical Independence for WPI

2017 Lindsay M Gurska Salisbury Prize Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Biology & Biotechnology
2017 Deborah Foley McManus Ichabod Washburn Young Alumni Award for Professional Achievement WPI Alumni Association Alumni

Read the citation: 2017 Ichabod Washburn Young Alumni Award, Deborah Foley McManus

2017 John M. Sullivan Board of Trustees' Award for Outstanding Academic Advising Worcester Polytechnic Institute Faculty Mechanical Engineering

2017 Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Research, Advising, and Community Service Presented at Honors Convocation

2017 Daniel Shrives Strage Innovation Award First Place Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate

“Rowing Telemetry System (RTS)” RTS is a modified oarlock capable of collecting performance metrics allowing coaches to make the changes in rowers’ forms that win races. 

2017 Qiuyi Hong Graduate Research Innovation Exchange Awards Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Data Science

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