Award Recipients

Year Recipient Name Title Awarded by Type Department Details
2020 Catherine Sherman Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Bioinformatics & Computational Biology

Moss Fungal Interactions

2020 Katherine Vaz Gomes Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Professional Writing

Segurança e Pesquisa: A Case Study of Translation & Localization of Standard Operating Procedures in the BIOTAR Laboratory

2020 Alissa Ostapenko Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Computer Science
2020 Carlo Pinciroli Romeo L. Moruzzi Young Faculty Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Education Worcester Polytechnic Institute Faculty Robotics Engineering

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2020 Douglas Reilly Sigma Xi Graduate Research Award Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate

Doctoral Dissertation

2020 Meredith Forcier Crimson and Gray Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute
2020 Urmila Mallick Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Biology & Biotechnology

Social Integration: Feasibility of Free-Ranging Dogs for Animal: Welfare, Public Health, and Conservation Benefits.

2020 Brent Rolfes, Daniel Shrives, Thomas Vose Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Robotics Engineering

Robotic Water Monitoring

2020 Leah Mitchell Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Mathematical Sciences
2020 Samantha Lor, Megan Olson, Hannah Goddard, and Laura Boccio Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Civil, Environmental, & Architectural Engineering

Wildlife Crossing Development for Highway 1 in Batipa, Panama

2020 Elisabeth Ann Stoddard Romeo L. Moruzzi Young Faculty Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Education Worcester Polytechnic Institute Faculty Office of the Provost, Social Science & Policy Studies

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2020 Matt Desrosiers Sigma Xi Graduate Research Award Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate

Doctoral Dissertation

2020 Justin Amevor Student Employee of the Year Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
2020 Ryan Eastwood Peer Learning Assistant of the Year Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute
2020 Kristy Giacoman Favela Crimson and Gray Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute
2020 Noah McQueen Teaching Assistant of the Year Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Chemical Engineering

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2020 Matthew Liberacki, James Junker, Olivia Wisniewski, Brianna Owen Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering

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2020 Mark Bray Two Towers Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering
2020 Faith Kurtz Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Electrical & Computer Engineering
2020 Stephanie Salerno and Jacquelyn Valsamis Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Environmental Engineering

An Environmental Analysis of Recreational Cannabis Cultivation and Processing

2020 Sarah Boermeester, Marissa Gonzales, Katy Jessop, Griffin St. Onge President's IQP Awards Finalist Undergraduate

Assessing Opportunities to Reduce the Environmental Impacts of Brewery Waste in Albania

WPI Advisors: Robert Hersh and Robert Kinicki

2020 Danielle Snider Sigma Xi Graduate Research Award Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate

MS Thesis

2020 Nazanin Beigi Peer Learning Assistant of the Year Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute
2020 Katherine Gomes Crimson and Gray Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute
2020 Marissa Bennett Teaching Assistant of the Year Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Computer Science
2020 James Andon, Katherine Vasconcelos Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Chemistry & Biochemistry

BaNCE: A Simplified Model for in vivo Non-Continuous Evolution

2020 Amanda Lowther Two Towers Prize Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering
2020 Olivia Hunker Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Chemistry & Biochemistry
2020 Adam Collins, William Kopellas, David Simpson Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Architectural Engineering

Analyzing the Built Environment and Human Behavior through the Creation of an Immersive Space

2020 Alejandra Garza, Dante Knight, Nancy Nguyen, James Witt President's IQP Awards Finalist Undergraduate

Improving Emergency Preparedness in Monte Verde Costa Rica

WPI Advisors: R.Creighton Peet and William San Martin

2020 Daniel Ruiz Sigma Xi Graduate Research Award Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate

MS Thesis

2020 Michael Timko Fulbright Scholars Fulbright Program Faculty Chemical Engineering

France

WPI Professor Receives Fulbright Scholar Award to Conduct Research on Biofuels in France

2020 Kyra Bresnahan Peer Learning Assistant of the Year Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute
2020 Katherine Handy Crimson and Gray Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute
2020 Kaoutar Diouri Teaching Assistant of the Year Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Civil, Environmental, & Architectural Engineering
2020 Rosa R. Reynoso, Van W. Harting, Isabel M. Azevedo, Madison E. Cunniff, Rediet Merra Tegegne Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Chemical Engineering, Social Science & Policy Studies

Co-Designing for Gold Mining Safety

2020 Christopher Rene Wilmer L. and Margaret M. Kranich Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Mechanical & Materials Engineering
2020 Jessica Hatt Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Chemistry & Biochemistry
2020 Mikel Matticoli, Lucas Varella President's IQP Awards Finalist Undergraduate

Jazz History Database Global Contributor Project

WPI Advisors: Keith Zizza

2020 Jeannie Colburn Sigma Xi Outstanding Junior Faculty Award Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Faculty Biomedical Engineering

Outstanding Junior Faculty Researcher

2020 Andrew Clark National Science Foundation CAREER Award National Science Foundation Faculty Electrical & Computer Engineering
2020 Cindy Trac Gertrude R. Rugg Award Worcester Polytechnic Institute
2020 Faria Kader Crimson and Gray Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute
2020 Olivia Hunker Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Chemistry & Biochemistry

Fabrication and Characterization of Asymmetric Phosphoinositide-containing Vesicles

2020 Brooke Honzel Wilmer L. and Margaret M. Kranich Prize Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Biology & Biotechnology
2020 Fang Han Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Mechanical & Materials Engineering
2020 Michael Clements, Leo Gross, Elizabeth Kirschner, Zetta Rajaniemi President's IQP Awards Finalist Undergraduate

Memorialization of the Spaç Labor Camp: An Investigation into Digital Methods

WPI Advisors: Robert Kinicki and Robert Hersh

2020 Scarlet Shell Sigma Xi Outstanding Junior Faculty Award Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Faculty Biology & Biotechnology

Outstanding Junior Faculty Researcher

2020 Marissa Periera Crimson and Gray Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute
2020 Zachary Emil, Andrew Robbertz, Richard Valente, Cole Winsor Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Computer Science

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