ChBE in the News
Seven ChBE Majors Receive 2011 Undergraduate Student Awards
Senior Daniel Rodkey received a Jonathan M. Tisch College
Presidential Award for Citizenship and Public Service. This
award recognizes undergraduate and graduate students from
all schools for outstanding achievement in community service
and community leadership. As one of three seniors who joined
the "Chemistry Organized Outreach Partnership," Rodkey has
served as a science ambassador for local high school
students - visiting 15 classrooms in Somerville, Malden and
Medford this year alone. In this role, Rodkey spent part of
winter break helping 300 high school students with an
experiment examining genetically modified foods.
Additionally, Rodkey has served as a FOCUS trip leader for
two years, Head tutor for the Health Career Fellows at the
Academic Resource Center, and a member of the Tufts Marathon
Seniors Anh Dinh and Qianwen Liu have been jointly selected
to receive the Department of Chemical and Biological
Engineering Prize, awarded to a senior who has shown
excellence in chemical engineering studies.
Senior Qianwen Liu has been selected to receive the Lt.
Commander Robert James Manning Memorial Prize, awarded to
students who are industrious, competent, and enthusiastic
and who show the same commitment to excellence that Manning
demonstrated throughout his life.
Junior Michael Yi will be awarded the Max Tischler Prize
Scholarship. This scholarship is presented to an outstanding
student in the sciences, preferably in chemistry, who is
entering the senior year.
Junior Sanya Ramjattan will receive the Audrey Butvay Gruss
Science Award. This prize is awarded with preference for a
female student who has demonstrated outstanding academic
work in any of the sciences and who is a scholarship
Sophomore Kim Stachenfeld will receive the Karno Dean's
Award for Academic Excellence and Leadership. This is
awarded to three sophomores (one from each college) who have
shown great promise in their academics and demonstrated
leadership on or off campus.