Salisbury Prize

Awarded by
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

The Salisbury Prizes are awarded to highly meritorious members of the WPI graduating class who have faithfully, industriously, and with distinguished attainment completed all requirements for the Bachelor degree.

IMPORTANT DATES

Faculty deadline: April 5, 2024

Advisors submit nominations to their department head or program director for candidate consideration. The following describes the criteria and selection process:

  • Residency Requirement: Candidates must have been enrolled at WPI for at least two years or eight seven-week terms. Participation in approved exchange programs will be considered attendance at WPI.
  • Selection Procedure:
    • The faculty in each department or program should take the responsibility of selecting from among its majors any seniors who appear to be eligible for consideration. The Salisbury Prize requires that students must have received an A grade for the Humanities and Arts Seminar or Practicum, Interactive Qualifying Project (IQP), and Major Qualifying Project (MQP)-if completed.  The award is open to members of the current graduating Class, regardless of their graduation date.  
    • The members of the faculty of the various degree programs shall normally select one nominee for their respective program. In special circumstances, more than one nominee may be appropriate. A department or program need not submit a nomination if it feels none is warranted.  
    • Nominations are to be submitted by the appropriate department head or program director no later than April 5, 2024, and should include a brief supporting statement summarizing the qualifications of the nominee.
    • The committee shall select approximately 15 nominees as the most deserving recipients of the prizes.

The selection committee includes the Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Studies, plus additional faculty representatives. 

Browse Award Recipients

Year Recipient Name Title Awarded by Type Department
2008 Tyler A. Chase Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Mathematical Sciences
2020 Madeline Chudy Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Mechanical & Materials Engineering
2014 Ryan B. Weitz Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
1997 Gregory T. Krueger Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Chemical Engineering
2023 Abigail Leonardi Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Electrical & Computer Engineering
2012 Zhen Chen Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
2004 Brooke Buchholz Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Electrical & Computer Engineering
2007 Katherine A. Kelly Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Civil, Environmental, & Architectural Engineering
2009 Joseph A. Krasinskas Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Civil, Environmental, & Architectural Engineering
2021 Olivia L. Lattanzi Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
1995 Keith T. Jones Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
1998 Chi-Man Lock Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Mechanical & Materials Engineering
2002 Rocco William Moretti Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Chemistry & Biochemistry
2005 Andrew L. DuFresne Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Chemistry & Biochemistry
2007 Saad Ahmad Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Electrical & Computer Engineering
2009 Shawn P. Carey Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering
2019 Jessica R. Locke Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Environmental Engineering
1996 Douglast P. Wilson Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Chemistry & Biochemistry
2022 Maria Decelles Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering
1999 John M. Markow Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Electrical & Computer Engineering
2003 Deborah K. Shea Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Humanities & Arts
2006 Paul M. Ingemi Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Electrical & Computer Engineering
2008 Oana Luca Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Chemistry & Biochemistry
2020 Catherine Sherman Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
1994 Carla D. Richardson Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Physics
2014 Ran Li Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
1997 Cynthia C. Young Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Biology & Biotechnology
2022 Laura Staugler Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Mathematical Sciences
2000 Brian A. Greenlaw Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Electrical & Computer Engineering
2004 Lena C. Sanchez-Filippoba Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
2007 Pratap M. Rao Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Mechanical & Materials Engineering
2011 Andrew Black Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Chemical Engineering
2020 Kristen Chan Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Environmental Engineering
1994 Susan E. Daly Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Civil, Environmental, & Architectural Engineering
1997 Joyelle K. Howk Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
2023 Dayna Tang Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Environmental Engineering
2012 Nigel Cochran Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
2005 Bandar Turkmani Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Electrical & Computer Engineering
2011 Evald Muraj Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Humanities & Arts
2010 Roseann Gammal Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Chemistry & Biochemistry
2021 Sabrina T. Liu Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Robotics Engineering
1995 Lori A. Jensen Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Mechanical & Materials Engineering
2013 Jennifer Mann Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate
2002 Yakov Kronrod Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Computer Science
2005 Ryan M. Carey Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering
2008 Lynn A. Worobey Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering
2010 Katelyn Perkins Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Mechanical & Materials Engineering
2019 Shion Matsumoto Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical & Materials Engineering
1996 Tung L. Ng Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Electrical & Computer Engineering
2022 Anna Eng Salisbury Prize Winner Worcester Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Mechanical & Materials Engineering