Congratulations to the following members and students of Lehigh University's P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science on their awards for the 2019-20 school year:

Rossin College Awards

Department of Bioengineering Awards

  • To Be Announced

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Awards

  • To Be Announced

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Awards

  • ASCE Outstanding Civil Engineering Senior Award (awarded by LV ASCE): Spencer Levenson

  • John B. Carson Prize: Wendy Conklin

  • Le-Wu Lu Award for Civil Engineering: Morgan Comisac

  • Le-Wu Lu Award for Environmental Engineering: Aleksander Gulkewicz

Department of Computer Science and Engineering Awards

  • Samuel L. Gulden Memorial Award: John Kusner

  • Donald J. Hillman Memorial Award: Lihao Zhu

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Awards

  • Karakash Prize: Daniel Prongay

  • Joseph Gabuzda Jr. Memorial Award: Nicolas Catanzaro,  Xinchen Ma,  Nolan Sornson,  Sydney Wisniewski,  Kristen Yusiewicz

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering Awards

  • ISE Sophomore of the Year: Valentine Perevalov

  • ISE Junior of the Year: Nathan Blair and Sophie Champ

  • ISE Senior of the Year: Joel Benko and Sofia Ramirez

  • IBE Sophomore of the Year: Joseph Min

  • IBE Junior of the Year: Abbey Goldenberg

  • IBE Senior of the Year: Sean Conway

  • ISE Master’s Student of the Year: Wei Ke, Sudeep Metha, and Siner Gokhan Yilmaz

  • Management Science and Engineering Master’s Student of the Year: Shutian Li

  • Health Systems Engineering Master’s Student of the Year: Saral Patel and Christina Vikingstad

  • Financial Engineering Master’s Student of the Year: Conor Leahy and Jiayi Liu

  • ISE Ph.D. Student of the Year: Suyun Liu

  • Undergraduate Faculty Member of the Year: Professor Robert H. Storer

  • Master’s Faculty Member of the Year: Professor Lawrence V. Snyder

  • Ph.D. Faculty Member of the Year: Professor Martin Takáč

  • Distinguished Alumni Award: David Burdakin ‘77

  • Van Hoesen Family Best Publication Award: Suresh Bolusani. Honorable Mention: Xin Shi

  • Lawrence E. White Fellowship: Griffin Kent

  • MIT Supply Chain Excellence Award: Ally Machlis and Sean Conway

Department of Materials Science and Engineering Awards

  • Bradley Stoughton Student Award: Sarah Boyer

  • Kahn Memorial Award: Abigail Bettenhausen and Connor Leach

  • Allen S. Quier Prize: Jillian Cowles

  • Harmer Prize: Abigail Bettenhausen

  • Handwerk Prize: Diana Hammerstone

  • Gilbert Doan Student Award: Chase Clapp

  • Staff Award: Abigail Bettenhausen   

  • Tarby Prize: Ngoc Minh Tri Nguyen

  • Conard Award: Sean McAnany

  • Barkalow Award: Rishi Kant

  • A.F. Davis Silver Medal Award: John DuPont and Jonah Duch

  • Warren F. Savage Memorial Award: John DuPont and Rishi Kant

  • MSA Fellow: Masashi Watanabe

  • NSF Career Award: Lesley Chow

  • ASM Fellow Award: Jeffrey Rickman

  • ASM Sauveur Award: John DuPont

  • Board of Directors of American Ceramic Society: Helen Chan

  • Gilbert Doan Faculty Award: John N. DuPont

Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics Awards

  • The Cornelius Prize: Max Pradel Louissant

  • The Andrew Wilson Knecht III Memorial Award: Abdul Moiz Gul

  • The Alan H. Stenning Award: Challen Enninful Adu         

  • The Ferdinand P. Beer Award: Kevin Paul Wyckoff

  • The Thomas E. Jackson Award: Randy James Cheung

  • H.R. and Y.B. Wei Prize – Kyle Bradley Sult & Samina Sunjo Forbath

  • Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) award from the U.S. Department of Energy (Office of Science) – Spring 2020: Vincent Graber

  • RCEAS Graduate Leadership and Service award – Spring 2020: Onur Denizhan

  • 2020 Stout Dissertation Award: Andres Pajares

  • Rossin Doctoral Fellows 2019-2020: Bailey Brown, Huansheng Chen, Pranav Modali, Joydeep Munshi, Ankit Roy

  • NSF / Institute for International Education (IIE) Graduate International Research Experience (GIRE) Fellowship -- support for six months of research conducted at University of Zurich (Switzerland): Peter Schwarzenberg

  • J. David, A. Walker and M. Elizabeth Walker Endowed Fellowship – Fall 2019: Huansheng Chen

  • J. David, A. Walker and M. Elizabeth Walker Endowed Fellowship – Spring 2020: Melike Kurt

  • Lehigh Doctoral Travel Grant for Global Opportunities (DTG-GO) to be on short-term residence at the University of Cambridge and to present a paper at the International Commission on Acoustics (ICA) 2019 meeting in Aachen, Germany: Huansheng Chen

  • GSS Travel Grant for IMECE 2020 Conference in Portland, Oregon: Onur Denizhan

Other Award Winners

  • Graduate Life Leadership Award: Shannon Collins, PhD, Chemical Engineering

  • Teacher Assistant of the Year Award: Rehab Elzeiny, PhD, Civil Engineering

  • Baker Institute, John B. Ochs Faculty Achievement Award: Srinivas Rangarajan, Assistant Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering