Award Recipients

Year Recipient Name Title Awarded by Type Department Details
2023 Arthur Ames, Charlotte Clark, Evelyn Dube, Declan Murphy Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Computer Science

"Creating the Pwnable Claw Machine"
Advisors: Loris Fichera, Robert Walls

 

2023 Luke Barckholtz, Connor Dowgielewicz, Claire Higginson, Sydney Smith President's IQP Awards Finalist Undergraduate

Story Bikes in Somers Town

Dominic Golding, Sarah Riddick

2023 Sol Giesso Two Towers Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Environmental Engineering
2023 Ben Gobler Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Mathematical Sciences
2023 Frederick Bianchi Board of Trustees' Award for Outstanding Research & Creative Scholarship Worcester Polytechnic Institute Humanities & Arts
2023 Sirut Buasai, Jason Dykstra, Dillon McCarthy, Cindy Trac Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Data Science

Advancing Diffusion Models for Human Activity Recognition"
Advisor: Elke Rundensteiner


 

2023 Tara Desrochers, Erin Murphey, Bailey Norris, Justin Weintraub President's IQP Awards Finalist Undergraduate

Melbourne Project Center: Telling our Story through Engaging Media

Stephen M. McCauley, Lorraine D. Higgins

2023 Tyler Guertin Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Aerospace Engineering
2023 Julia Sheats Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Mechanical & Materials Engineering
2023 Jeanine Skorinko Board of Trustees' Award for Outstanding Research & Creative Scholarship Worcester Polytechnic Institute Faculty Social Science & Policy Studies
2023 Claire Behning, Amanda Holbrook Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Social Science & Policy Studies, Psychological Science

"Exploring the Effect of CBD on C. elegans with 6-OHDA-induced Parkinson's Disease to Determine Potential Therapeutic Effects "
Advisors: Michael Buckholt, James Doyle, Jill Rulfs, Suzanne Scarlata, Jagan Srinivasan

2023 Abigail Boafo, Randy Huang, Alexander Sun President's IQP Awards Finalist Undergraduate

The Taiwanese Backpacker: In Search of Purpose

Jefferson Alex Sphar, Wen-Hua Du, Grant A. Burrier

2023 Michael Beskid Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Aerospace Engineering
2023 Ashton Lyon Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Mechanical & Materials Engineering
2023 Jon Abraham Board of Trustees' Award for Outstanding Teaching Worcester Polytechnic Institute Mathematical Sciences
2023 Caylee Butler, Slater Campbell, Trevor Parks, Charles Snow Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Electrical & Computer Engineering

"Ropeless Lobster System: Resurfacing Oceanic Locator"
Advisor: William Michalson

 

2023 Isabelle Benson-Clarke, Ben Breslov, Amitai Erfanian, Zoe Goodman, Theo Winter President's IQP Awards Finalist Undergraduate

The Damage Behind the Bruises

Svetlana Nikitina, Ivan P. Mardilovich

2023 Frederick "Forrest" Miller Peer Learning Assistant of the Year Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Mathematical Sciences

Peer Learning Assistant, Mathematical Sciences

2023 Catherine Reynolds Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Chemistry & Biochemistry
2023 Spencer Francis Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Physics
2023 Elizabeth Ryder Chair's Exemplary Faculty Prize Worcester Polytechnic Institute Biology & Biotechnology
2023 Adele Brochu, Evan Rios, Kali Sander, Caitlin Strzegowski Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Environmental Engineering

"Stormwater Management and Design in Framingham, Massachusetts"
Advisors: Suzanne LePage, Paul Mathisen

 

2023 Andrew Cunningham Peer Learning Assistant of the Year Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Mechanical & Materials Engineering

Peer Learning Assistant, Great Problem Seminar

2023 Samantha Havel Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering
2023 Anastasia Mina Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Professional Writing
2023 Markis Nemitz National Science Foundation CAREER Award National Science Foundation Faculty Robotics Engineering
2023 Sophia Togneri Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Humanities & Arts

"Integrating Herbal Medicine into Modern Healthcare Systems:  A Case Study on Artemisia annua in China, the US, and Kenya"
Advisor: John Galante

 

2023 Santiago Rivero Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering
2023 Brendyn Sang Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Robotics Engineering
2023 Rodrigo Marcenaro Palacios Charles O. Thompson Scholar Outstanding Member of the Class Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
2023 Brianna Ankstitus, Martin Carrau, Malyssa Deranian, Heather McGlauflin, Cherylle Eliza Sabilla Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Industrial Engineering

"Manufacturing Process Standardization at Affordable Interior Systems"
Advisor: Walter Towner

 

2023 Tian Guo National Science Foundation CAREER Award National Science Foundation Faculty Computer Science
2023 Kyra Tripp Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Chemistry & Biochemistry
2023 Kalina Bonofiglio Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Robotics Engineering
2023 Samantha DeFrancesco Charles O. Thompson Scholar Outstanding Member of the Class Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
2023 Michael Beskid, Ryan Brunelle, Calista Carrignan, Robert Devlin, Toshak Patel, Kofi Sarfo Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Aerospace Engineering

"Design and Testing of an Amphibious AUV"
Advisors: Michael Demetriou, Loris Fichera

 

2023 Lena Dias, Harmoni Larrabee, Mitchel Tanguay Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Interactive Media & Game Development

Neurotype Café"
Advisors: Rose Bohrer, Ben Schneider

 

2022 Meenakshi Kodali Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Aerospace Engineering
2022 Catherine F. Whittington Romeo L. Moruzzi Young Faculty Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Education Worcester Polytechnic Institute Faculty Biomedical Engineering

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2022 Tyreese James Crimson and Gray Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
2022 Hao Chen, Alexander Demirs, Kelsey Leach, Samuel Mather, John Winship President's IQP Awards Winner Undergraduate

Indoor Navigation for Blind Individuals Using Computer Vision & Machine Learning

Advisors: Ivan Mardilovich and Svetlana Nikitina

2022 Cooper Bennet Peer Learning Assistant of the Year Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Computer Science

Peer Learning Assistant, Robotics Engineering

2022 William Cross, Adrian Curless, Alexander Simoneau Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Computer Science

“Ultrafork and Focused KSM: Tools for Memory Optimization in Duplicate Containers” 

Advisor: Craig Shue

2022 Kaamil Lokhandwala Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Computer Science, Interactive Media & Game Development
2022 Justin Moy Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
2022 Zoe Januszewski Crimson and Gray Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate
2022 Abigael Kihu, Heather McGlauflin, Julia Toplyn, Kyra Tripp President's IQP Awards Finalist Undergraduate

Digital Preservation of Artisanal Culture in the Fez Medina

Advisors: Joseph Doiron and Mohammed El Hamzaoui

2022 Isabelle Cordova Peer Learning Assistant of the Year Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate International & Global Studies

Peer Learning Assistant, Psychology

2022 Collin Broderick, Adrianna Staszewska Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Data Science

“Defect Detection Automation for Metal Additive Manufacturing with Deep Learning”

Advisors: Diana Lados, Rodica Neamtu

2022 Darius Luo Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Architectural Engineering