Student Awards

The Outstanding Academic Achievement Award is granted each year to the two rising second-year students with the highest GPAs after their first year.

The Outstanding Research Accomplishment Award is granted each year to two students judged to have made the most impressive research accomplishments during their time in the program. Winners are selected based on nominations by their research advisors. Each student can receive the award only once.

The Outstanding Student Presentation Award is granted each year to the student(s) who gave the best research presentation at the annual retreat.  Winners are selected by vote.

The Poster Award is granted each year to the student(s) who presented the best poster at the annual retreat.  Winners are selected by vote.

The Student Service Award recognizes volunteer contributions made by doctoral students toward the success of the CPCB Program.  Winners are selected by the Directors.

2020
Jonathan King – Outstanding Student Presentation Award (Long)
Amir Alavi – Outstanding Student Presentation Award (Short)
Cathy Su – Student Service Award
Samantha Furman – Student Service Award
Ruochi Zhang – Outstanding Research Accomplishment
Jocelyn Sunseri – Outstanding Research Accomplishment

2019
Bentley Wingert – Student Service Award
Michael Kleyman – Student Service Award
Yihang Shen – Outstanding Academic Achievement
Liu Cao – Outstanding Research Accomplishment
Michael Kleyman – Poster Award

2018
Hongyu Zhang – Outstanding Academic Achievement
Jennifer Williams – Student Service Award
Natalie Sauerwald – Student Service Award
Yang Yang – Outstanding Research Accomplishment
Raghav Partha - Outstanding Research Accomplishment
Amir Alavi - Outstanding Student Presentation Award
Samantha Furman – Poster Award
Yifeng Tao – Poster Award

2017
Easwaran Ramamurthy – Outstanding Academic Achievement
Brad Solomon – Outstanding Research Accomplishment
Marta Wells – Student Service Award
She Zhang – Poster Award
Amir Alavi – Poster Award
Fen Pei – Poster Award

2016
Cong Ma - Outstanding Academic Achievement
Luong Nguyen - Outstanding Research Accomplishment
Hao Wang - Outstanding Research Accomplishment

2015
Sanjana Gupta – Outstanding Academic Achievement
Xiongtao Ruan – Outstanding Academic Achievement
Rory Donovan – Outstanding Research Accomplishment
David Farrow -  Outstanding Research Accomplishment
Dan Spagnolo – Poster Award

2014
Nick Pabon – Outstanding Academic Achievement
Brad Solomon – Outstanding Academic Achievement
Salim Chowdhury – Outstanding Research Accomplishment
Jose Juan Tapia Valenzuela – Outstanding Research Accomplishment
Marta Wells – Poster Award
Hao Wang – Poster Award
Devin Sullivan – Service Award

2013
Luong Nguyen – Outstanding Academic Achievement
Xiaolong Shen – Outstanding Academic Achievement
Armaghan Naik – Outstanding Research Accomplishment
AJ Sedgewick – Outstanding Research Accomplishment
Rory Donovan – Poster Award
Salim Chowdhury – Poster Award

2012
AJ Sedgewick – Outstanding Academic Achievement
Lingxue Zhang – Outstanding Academic Achievement
Yuefeng Lin – Outstanding Research Accomplishment
Suvrajit Maji – Outstanding Research Accomplishment
Andrej Savol – Poster Award
Lu Xie – Poster Award

2011
Murat Can Cobanoglu – Outstanding Academic Achievement
Aaron Wise – Outstanding Academic Achievement
Ross Curtis – Outstanding Research Accomplishment
Chao Ma – Outstanding Research Accomplishment

2010
Nabil Azhar – Outstanding Academic Achievement
Lu Xie – Outstanding Academic Achievement
Ming-Chi Tsai – Outstanding Research Accomplishment
Ying Liu – Outstanding Research Accomplishment

2009
Anindita Dutta – CPCB Outstanding Academic Achievement
Shan Zhong – CPCB Outstanding Academic Achievement
Ahmet Bakan – CPCB Outstanding Research Accomplishment
Jacob Joseph – CPCB Outstanding Research Accomplishment

2008
Ying Ding – CPCB Outstanding Academic Achievement
Ming-Chi Tsai – CPCB Outstanding Academic Achievement
Luis Coelho – CPCB Outstanding Research Accomplishment
Justin Hogg – CPCB Outstanding Research Accomplishment

Faculty Awards

Ziv Bar-Joseph CAREER OVERTON
Lillian Chong CAREER
Panos Chrysanthis CAREER
Edmund Clarke TURING
Kris Dahl CAREER
Dannie Durand PACKARD
Madhavi Ganapathiraju BRAINS
Elodie Ghedin MACARTHUR
Seyoung Kim SLOAN CAREER
Carl Kingsford SLOAN CAREER
Christopher Langmead CAREER
Alexander Labrinidis CAREER
Phil LeDuc CAREER BECKMAN
Liz Marai CAREER
Russell Schwartz CAREER PECASE
Eric Xing CAREER SLOAN
Ge Yang CAREER
Dan Zuckerman CAREER