Award Recipients

Year Recipient Name Title Awarded by Type Department Details
2021 Caroline Muirhead Graduate Research Innovation Exchange Awards Second Place Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Biology & Biotechnology
2021 Earle Bridge Crossing Program of the Year Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Student Group

Student Alumni Society

2021 Emilia Perez; Chase Gaudino; Lauren Kaija; Hannah Schulz; Trisha Worthington Sustainability Project Competition Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Office of Sustainability

Preparing for the Rise: A Study of Boston’s Sea Level & Designs for Coastal Resiliency

2021 Emma E. Burleson, Annemarie N. Eastwood, Lauren O. Mitchell, Molly W. Youngs Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Environmental Engineering

Acid Leachate Active Treatment Pilot System for Cooledge Brook, MA

2021 Mihn Anh Kieu Wilmer L. and Margaret M. Kranich Prize Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering
2021 Jada Hinds-Williams
2021 Sarah R. Huber Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Biology & Biotechnology
2021 Danielle B. Rubin Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Mathematical Sciences
2021 Alp Sahin Graduate Research Innovation Exchange Awards Second Place Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Robotics Engineering
2021 Ardavasd Ardhaldjia Emerging Leader of the Year Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate

IFC

2021 Zahra Noori Sustainability Project Competition Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Office of Sustainability

Experimental Study of Drying of Paper with Ultrasound Mechanism

2021 Olivia Lattanzi Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Humanities & Arts

Putting the “Other” Center Stage: Examining Modern Language and Nuances of Representation within Theatre

2021 Rose Noggle Two Towers Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Civil, Environmental, & Architectural Engineering
2021 Lauren Guerrero Negron
2021 Katherine Hudek Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Electrical & Computer Engineering
2021 Hannah K. Schulz Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Civil, Environmental, & Architectural Engineering
2021 Augustine K. Asumadu (MIS), Devan Blechinger-Slocum (ME), Margaret R. Gunville (ME), Sarah A. MacDonald (BME) President's IQP Awards Finalist Undergraduate

Launching a Competitive Robotics Team for Physically Active Youth

Advisors:  Nancy Burnham, Alexander Smith

2021 Jidapa Thadajarassiri Graduate Research Innovation Exchange Awards Second Place Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Data Science
2021 Katherine Amrein Crimson and Gray Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
2021 Munevver Elif Asar Sarikaya Sustainability Project Competition Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Office of Sustainability

Reducing Carbon Footprint of Energy-Intensive Industrial Drying by Smart Dryers

2021 Jacob Borges, Jihan Nabahani, John Tanny Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Industrial Engineering

Predictive Analytics at Connecticut Children's Center

2021 Mikel Matticoli Two Towers Prize Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Interactive Media & Game Development
2021 Stephanie Tam Marietta E. Anderson Award Worcester Polytechnic Institute
2021 Matthew R. Iaconis Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate The Business School
2021 Connor J. Skinner Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Chemistry & Biochemistry
2021 Elaine Chen (CS), Ruchita Y. Choksey (ME), Danielle D. Upton (CME), Casey J. Willis (ME) President's IQP Awards Finalist Undergraduate

Akyem Dwenase Sanitation

Advisor:  Robert Krueger

2020 Sarah Butts Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Humanities & Arts

Adaptation of Ecuadorian National Music for Chamber Music Ensemble

2020 Allison Ross Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Biology & Biotechnology
2020 Jared DeMaio Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Aerospace Engineering
2020 Sarah Wodin-Schwartz Board of Trustees' Award for Outstanding Teaching Worcester Polytechnic Institute Faculty Mechanical & Materials Engineering

2020 Excellence in Teaching, Research, Advising, and Community Service Recognized at Honors Convocation

2020 Cosette Domkofski Class of 1879 Prize for Outstanding Projects in the Humanities Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate

“Those Who Endure,” advisor: Joseph Aguilar

2020 Olivia S. Gibbs, Suzanne K. Opalka, Daniela A. Schumacher, Carol T. Wang Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Industrial Engineering

Optimizing Space and Workflow at the Family Health Center of Worcester

2020 Catherine Sherman Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
2020 Madeline Chudy Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Mechanical & Materials Engineering
2020 Gillian Smith Board of Trustees' Award for Outstanding Academic Advising Worcester Polytechnic Institute Faculty Computer Science

2020 Excellence in Teaching, Research, Advising, and Community Service Recognized at Honors Convocation

2020 Julia Milks Class of 1879 Prize for Outstanding Projects in the Humanities Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate

“Psychiatric Healthcare in Morocco,” advisor: Rebecca Moody

2020 Kate Olguin, Thomas Tawadros, Mikel Matticoli, Diana Kumykova Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Interactive Media & Game Development

Call of Karen

2020 Allison Sichler Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Chemical Engineering
2020 Kristen Chan Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Environmental Engineering
2020 Kris Boudreau Chair's Exemplary Faculty Prize Worcester Polytechnic Institute Faculty Humanities & Arts

2020 Excellence in Teaching, Research, Advising, and Community Service Recognized at Honors Convocation

2020 Payton Bielawski Class of 1879 Prize for Outstanding Projects in the Humanities Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate

“Sheltered: A Look into the Connection Between Nature and Humankind,” advisor: Marie Keller

2020 Colleges Against Cancer Organization of the Year Worcester Polytechnic Institute Student Group
2020 Khadijah Ibrahim
2020 Olivia Gulezian, Evan LeBeau, Ken Snoddy, Ilana Zeldin Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate

Developing Patient-Centered Mobile Application for Understanding Fatigue in Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM)

2020 Katherine Vasconcelos Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Professional Writing
2020 Sarah Butts Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Humanities & Arts
2020 John Sullivan Chair's Exemplary Faculty Prize Worcester Polytechnic Institute Faculty Mechanical & Materials Engineering

2020 Excellence in Teaching, Research, Advising, and Community Service Recognized at Honors Convocation

2020 Samuel Hopkins Class of 1879 Prize for Outstanding Projects in the Humanities Honorable Mention Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate

“Development of Single-use Plastics in a Throwaway Culture,” advisor: Joseph Cullon

2020 Ryan Eastwood Peer Learning Assistant of the Year Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Computer Science, Robotics Engineering

Peer Learning Assistant, Robotics Engineering

2020 Petra Kumi Provost's MQP Awards Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Mathematical Sciences

Anomaly Detection in Time Series Brain Data Generated by Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy