USC Viterbi 2017 Undergraduate Awards

| May 23, 2017

Graduating students from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering were recognized on May 10th at the 2017 Undergraduate Viterbi Awards for their academic, leadership, and service achievements.

PHOTO CREDIT: VICTOR LEUNG
USC Viterbi 2017 Undergraduate Awards Grand Scholars recipients

Congratulations to all award recipients and graduating seniors! Photos can be found on Flickr.

University Awards

USC ValedictorianEllen Emerson
Emma Bradley Bovard AwardRichelle Smith
USC Renaissance Scholar RecognitionClayton Rountree
USC’s Provost’s AwardChristian Wagner
USC Global Scholars RcognitionStephen Margo and Alexander Wang
Grand Challenges ScholarsWilla Zhao, Hilina Gudeta, Mikela Ritter, Alex Budde, Nikhil Kotha, Matthew Yeung, Betty Stearns, Priyam Parikh, Avery McEvoy, Adam Siefert, Pablo Guerra, Calvin LeGassick, Melisa Osborne, Yash Bharganwar, Sydney Forsyth, Sean Salisbury, Neel Bhoopalam, Daniel Amchin, Allegra Reister, Katya Sutil, Rebecca Ramirez, Camille Conner, Wilson Lin, Adrianna Ayiotis, Martin Siron, Rachel Caspar, Elisabeth Hopkins, Mustafa Sezgen, Fernanda Gushken, Lindsey Estrada

 

USC Viterbi-Wide Awards

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(left to right) USC Viterbi Dean Yannis C. Yortsos and Conor Corbin at the USC Viterbi 2017 Undergraduate Awards

Garry Norris Promise AwardAbdullah Bundogji
The Center for Engineering Diversity AwardDaisy Benitez
Outstanding Achievement by a Transfer StudentSaina Vosoghi
Doris M. Gillard Memorial Service AwardBetty Stearns
Neighborhood Service AwardColin Kunze
Outstanding Achievement in LeadershipAdam Seifert
Albert Dorman Future Leader AwardJ. Carter Allen
Archimedes Circle Award for Outstanding Achievement in ScholarshipEllen Emerson
Viterbi Award for Outstanding ResearchConor Corbin
Women in Engineering AwardSydney Forsyth and Sarai J. Valencia

 

USC Viterbi Departmental Awards

The Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department

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(left to right) USC Viterbi Dean Yannis C. Yortsos; Justin Chong; and Geoff Spedding, mechanical chair, at the USC Viterbi 2017 Undergraduate Awards

Eyre Associates Award for Outstanding AchievementJustin Chong
The Laufer Prize for Outstanding AchievementJoseph Wyer
The Tony Maxworthy Award
Matthew Johnson, Sifat Syed, Lucas Kinan, Maria Mendoza
The Bleeker Award for Superb CraftmanshipBlaine Williamson, Katherine Brunson, David Rudolph, Rachel Gaspar
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Student Achievement Award for Outstanding Ingenuity and PerformanceEmma Harrelson, Amy Jang, Dima Milbes

 

The Astronautical Engineering Department

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(left to right) USC Viterbi Dean Yannis C. Yortsos; Mikela Ritter; and Dan Erwin, astronautics chair, at the USC Viterbi 2017 Undergraduate Awards

Ad Astra Award for Outstanding Academic AchievementMikela Ritter
Astronautics Faculty Award for Student AchievementJohn Carter Allen

 

The Biomedical Engineering Department

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(left to right) USC Viterbi Dean Yannis C. Yortsos; Daniel Amchin; and Ellis Meng, biomedical chair, at the USC Viterbi 2017 Undergraduate Awards

Fred S. Grodins Award for Academic ExcellenceDaniel Amchin

 

The Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Material Science

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(left to right) USC Viterbi Dean Yannis C. Yortsos; Manning Zhang; and Richard Roberts, Monk Family department chair, at the USC Viterbi 2017 Undergraduate Awards

Lyman L. Handy Award for Outstanding Academic AchievementManning Zhang
Charles J. Rebert Chemical Engineering Outstanding Student
Thomas Gaddy
Charles J. Rebert Chemical Engineering Outstanding Service
Martin Siron and Madhav Gupta
Ronald G. Minet for Best Design ProjectJohn Atyeo, Stephanie Ego, Brett Perry, Nathaniel Reardon, Justin So, Jackie Xu

 

The Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

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(left to right) USC Viterbi Dean Yannis C. Yortsos; Avery McEvoy; Jason Loui; and Lucio Soibelman, civil and environmental engineering chair, at the USC Viterbi 2017 Undergraduate Awards

David M. Wilson Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Civil Engineering
Jaison Loui
David M. Wilson Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Environmental Engineering
Avery McEvoy

 

The Computer Science Department

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(left to right) USC Viterbi Dean Yannis C. Yortsos; Alicia Tran; Brian Schwedock; Trevor Cai; Professor Jernej Barbic at the USC Viterbi 2017 Undergraduate Awards

Computer Science Outstanding Student AwardAlexander Eager, Ellen Emerson, Rachel Wood, Jeffery Vaudrin-McLean, Matthew O’Brien, Cindy Tran
Computer Engineering/ Computer Science Outstanding Student Award Brian Schwedock, Trevor Cai, Alicia Tran
Computer Science Games Outstanding Student Award Ian Glow and Kyle Vaidyanathan
Computer Engineering/Business Outstanding Student AwardJohn Pugliesi and Alexander Koh
Computer Science Award for Outstanding Service Award
Aaron Cheney
Computer Science Award for Outstanding ResearchZhi Wang and Matthew Burke

 

The Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering

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(left to right) USC Viterbi Dean Yannis C. Yortsos; Richelle Smith; and Eun Sok Kim, Ming Hsieh department chair, at the USC Viterbi 2017 Undergraduate Awards

Philip S. Biegler Memorial Award for Outstanding AchievementRichelle Smith
Ming Hsieh Institute Outstanding Undergraduate Research AwardChiye Huang

 

The Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

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(left to right) USC Viterbi Dean Yannis C. Yortsos; Victoria Schwartz; and Julie Higle, ISE chair, at the USC Viterbi 2017 Undergraduate Awards

The Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering for Outstanding AchievementVictoria Schwartz

 

The Information Technology Program

Information Technology Program Outanding Academic Achievement AwardKody Ferguson