Student Awards 2023

Publication date: Tue, May 23, 2023 - 11:30pm

The 2023 annual Physics Department awards were presented to graduate and undergraduate students at a luncheon on May 18th 2023 to recognize their achievements in academics, research, teaching and outreach.

Graduate Student Awards

Kandula Sastry Graduate Thesis Award  Vahini Reddy Nareddy

Quinton Teaching Assistant Award Catherine McCarthy, Prasanna More, Sofia Corba, Isaac Pliskin

Dandamudi Rao Scholarship  Sizhe Chen

Undergraduate Student Awards

Kandula Sastry Undergraduate Award    Vivek Chakrabhavi

Hasbrouck Scholarship Award    Allison Powell

LeRoy F. Cook, Jr. Memorial Scholarship  Lucas Barrett, Mor Evron

Morton and Helen Sternheim Award in Physics  Alison Irwin

Richard Kofler’s Class of 1976-1977 Scholarship     Ramin Gasimli, Mary Ryan

Edward S. Chang Award for Research    Charles Veihmeyer, Emily Aslanian, Zachary Gotobed, Joelle Beck

Professor Kenneth and Joan Langley Award for Future Physicists  Jee Hyun Kim

Ida and Joseph Simenas Scholarship Nicholas Yazbeck

Scott J. Simenas Undergraduate Physics Teaching Fellowship  Dante Lamenza Naylor ('23-24), Shane Keiser ('23-24), Arthur Alves ('22-23)

Physics  Student Speaker at CNS Senior Celebration  Emily Laus

Campus and national awards

Distinguished Teaching award Ajit Kumar 

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Catherine McCarthy