Award Recipients

Year Recipient Name Title Awarded by Type Department Details
2023 Eli Swai Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Chemical Engineering
2023 Catherine Salvaggio Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate The Business School
2023 Caitlin Veltrup Charles O. Thompson Scholar Outstanding Member of the Class Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
2023 Stefanie Beaudry, Vanessa Bussiere, Sarah Johnson, Athina Theofilou Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Civil, Environmental, & Architectural Engineering

"Net Zero and Resilient Housing for Heat Waves"
Advisors: Soroush Farzin, Shichao Liu

2023 Dante Coccagnia, Domenic DiCenso, Mary Suckow Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate The Business School

"Evaluating Quality, Environmental Impact, and Economic Sustainability in Support of Benchmarking Efforts at Twelve Guns Brewing"
Advisors: Edward Gonsalves, Aaron Sakulich

 

2023 Angela Rodriguez Romeo L. Moruzzi Young Faculty Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Education Worcester Polytechnic Institute Faculty Psychological Science
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2023 Patrick J. Nieman Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Civil, Environmental, & Architectural Engineering
2023 Josephine Kim Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate The Business School
2023 Paula Gibbons Charles O. Thompson Scholar Outstanding Member of the Class Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
2023 Jeffrey Marsh Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Chemistry & Biochemistry

"Copper Homeostasis in Salmonella enterica: cloning, expression, and purification of CopA transporter and CueO cuproprotein"

Advisor: José Argüello

2023 Jessica Wang Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Mathematical Sciences

"Tiling of Prime and Composite Kirchhoff Graphs "

2023 Lindsay Davis and Rebecca Moody Romeo L. Moruzzi Young Faculty Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Education Worcester Polytechnic Institute Faculty Humanities & Arts
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2023 Stephen Price Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Computer Science
2023 Olivia Atkins Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Biology & Biotechnology
2023 Ronak Wani Charles O. Thompson Scholar Outstanding Member of the Class Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
2023 David Datta Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Bioinformatics & Computational Biology

"Simulating Intestinal Microbiotic Interactions with Agent Based Modeling"
Advisors: Reeta Rao, Elizabeth Ryder

 

2023 Rachel Chan, Mackenzie Damon, Giulia Herszage Rocha, Kelly McDonald, Madelyn Thrasher Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Mechanical & Materials Engineering

: "Device to Aid in Mechanical Ventilation of Obese Patients"
Advisor: Kristen Billiar, Joseph Fehribach

 

2023 Jack Adiletta The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation Winner The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation Undergraduate Electrical & Computer Engineering, Data Science
2023 Alex Friedman Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Computer Science
2023 Ally Breen Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Biology & Biotechnology
2023 Songbai Ji Sigma Xi Outstanding Senior Faculty Award Worcester Polytechnic Institute Faculty Biomedical Engineering
2023 Alex Boucher Jr Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Biology & Biotechnology

Structural Analysis of Kek1's Interaction with the EGFR"
Advisor:  Joe Duffy

 

2023 Nicole Dombrowski Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Physics

"Feasibility of Using a PIPs Detector for Neutron Detection"
Advisors: Marcel Blais, David Medich


 

2023 Jeannine Coburn National Science Foundation CAREER Award National Science Foundation Faculty Biomedical Engineering
2023 Robert Oleynick Wilmer L. and Margaret M. Kranich Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Electrical & Computer Engineering
2023 Matthew Dzwil Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Data Science
2023 Loris Fichera National Science Foundation CAREER Award National Science Foundation Faculty Robotics Engineering
2023 Amity Manning Sigma Xi Outstanding Junior Faculty Award Worcester Polytechnic Institute Faculty Biology & Biotechnology
2023 Madison Gass, Grace Jolin, Isabel Nearing, Kathryn Woodland Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering

"Detecting Ice Nucleation in Supercooled Red Blood Cell Samples"
Advisors: Sakthikumar Ambady, Ahmet Can Sabuncu

 

2023 Alex Friedman Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Professional Writing

"A Rhetorical Framework for Programming Language Design"
Advisor: Yunus Telliel

 

2023 Adam Bartlett Wilmer L. and Margaret M. Kranich Prize Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Civil, Environmental, & Architectural Engineering
2023 Abigail Leonardi Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Electrical & Computer Engineering
2023 Christopher Micek Teaching Assistant of the Year Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Computer Science
2023 May Flores Sigma Xi Undergraduate Research Award Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
2023 Alana Miska Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Chemical Engineering

"Development of Module for Fire Dynamics"
Advisor: James Urban

2023 Samantha Brown, Alyssa Magaha Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Robotics Engineering

"Creating a Multi-Robot, Multi-Human, Multi-Platform System"
Advisors: Jane Li, Carlo Pinciroli

 

2023 Amanda Holbrook Wilmer L. and Margaret M. Kranich Prize Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Chemistry & Biochemistry
2023 Dayna Tang Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Environmental Engineering
2023 Paul Pacheco Teaching Assistant of the Year Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Learning Sciences & Technologies
2023 Devon Poisson Sigma Xi Undergraduate Research Award Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
2023 Abigail Berube Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Chemistry & Biochemistry

“Silanes Form Strong Bond to UiO-66 Metal-Organic Framework Surfaces"

Advisor: Ronald Grimm

2023 Colby Frechette, Iris Morin Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Social Science & Policy Studies

Monitoring Ocean Microplastics Through Citizen Science"
Advisors: Laureen Elgert, George Heineman

 

2023 Nathaniel Reppucci Wilmer L. and Margaret M. Kranich Prize Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Electrical & Computer Engineering
2023 Kirsten Roethel Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Interactive Media & Game Development
2023 Kate Beverage Denise Nicoletti Trustees' Award for Service to Community Worcester Polytechnic Institute Staff IT Services & Support
2023 Melanie Castillo, Jacob Gassenheimer, Michael Maffeo, Kristen Stilin Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Civil, Environmental, & Architectural Engineering

"A Structural Redesign of Terminal E at Logan Airport"
Advisor: Tahar El-Korchi


 

2023 Samuel Darer, Sara Frunzi, Alexandria Sheehan President's IQP Awards Winner Undergraduate

Living with Fracking: Women’s Narratives from Zharrëz, Albania

Advisors: Leslie Lynn Dodson, Robert Hersh

2023 Gabriel Espinosa Two Towers Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Mechanical & Materials Engineering, Physics
2023 Yihong Xu Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Interactive Media & Game Development
2023 Stephen Kmiotek Board of Trustees' Award for Outstanding Academic Advising Worcester Polytechnic Institute Faculty Chemistry & Biochemistry