Undergraduate Awards 2020

May 13, 2020

Undergraduate Award Recipients 2019

Congratulations to all recipients of the 2020 undergraduate student awards.

Alex Vasilos Memorial Award 

Friends and colleagues of the late Alex Vasilos donated the Alex Vasilos Memorial Award to the Department of Computer Science to recognize graduating seniors in computer science for excellence in computer science research. This year's recipients:

  • Sachit Menon
     
  • Caroline Linjun Wang

DeNardis Memorial Award 

Family, friends and colleagues of the late Rebecca DeNardis donated the Rebecca DeNardis Memorial Award to the Department of Computer Science to recognize graduating seniors in computer science for excellence in supporting the undergraduate program. This year's recipients:

Undergraduate Senior Thesis Projects 

Graduation with Distinction is awarded to students who complete a substantial project that consists of at least one year's work, including an independent study under the guidance of a faculty member. The project represents a significant intellectual endeavor and requires a presentation made to a committee of three faculty members.

Graduation with Highest Distinction

Joseph DeChicchis Advisor: Maria Gorlatova – Semantic Understanding for Augmented Reality and Its Applications

Sachit Menon Advisor: Cynthia Rudin – PULSE: Self-Supervised Photo Upsampling via Latent Space Exploration of Generative Models

Caroline Wang Advisor: Cynthia Rudin – In Pursuit of Interpretable, Fair and Accurate Machine Learning for Criminal Recidivism Prediction

Graduation with High Distinction

Felicia Chen Advisor: Jun Yang – Understanding the Landscape of Vaccine Misinformation

Belanie Nagiel Advisor: Bruce Maggs – Applications of Triangular Anycast Forwarding

Graduation with Distinction

Jacob Chasan Advisor: Benjamin Lee – Market-based Computing Systems

Calvin Ma Advisor: Benjamin Lee – Time Series Analysis for Straggler Prediction