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School of Engineering

2021 Graduate Awards announced

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
The School of Engineering and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences honor graduate students, faculty, and staff.
Jumbo statue on the Medford Campus

Each year, the School of Engineering and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences honor exceptional graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni through the Graduate Awards. The awards celebrate outstanding student, faculty, staff, and alumni achievement in areas such as academic performance, research, student leadership, community service and citizenship, mentorship, and contributions to education.

Eight graduate students and one faculty member from the School of Engineering were recognized for their excellence during the 2020-2021 academic year. Congratulations and thank you for your outstanding efforts during this challenging year!

Biomedical Engineering PhD candidate Breanna Duffy received the Robert P. Guertin Student Leadership Award.

Electrical engineering MS student Tyler Morris, biomedical engineering PhD candidate Natalie Rubio, and chemical engineering PhD candidates Rachel Owyeung, Jessica Stieglitz, and Morgan Taylor were each recognized with the School of Engineering Award for Outstanding Academic Scholarship.

Electrical engineering PhD candidate Emily Carlson and computer science PhD candidate Ab Mosca each received the School of Engineering Award for Outstanding Graduate Contributor to Engineering Education.

Associate Professor Luisa Chiesa of the Department of Mechanical Engineering was honored with the School of Engineering Teaching and Mentoring Award.

The Graduate Student Council (GSC) also recognized faculty, staff, and students for their contributions to the university.

Chemical engineering PhD candidate Jessica Stieglitz was honored with the Outstanding Graduate Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion Award.

The Graduate Society of Women Engineers (GSWE) was recognized with the Outstanding Graduate Student Organization Award.

Bright Future Assistant Professor James Van Deventer of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering received the Outstanding Faculty Contribution to Graduate Studies Award.

Lab Coordinator Emily Edwards of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering was honored with a Graduate Student Council Service Award.

Congratulations again to all the recipients!