Grad Student Awards Presented for 2007-2008

September 12, 2008

Jun Yang presents the Distinguished Departmental Service Award to Jeff Phillips

Graduate student awards for 2007-8 were presented at the annual departmental meeting. Congratulations to the recipients:

Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award
• Dmitriy Morozov
Advisor: Herbert Edelsbrunner
Homological Illusions of Persistence and Stability

Outstanding Master's Thesis Award
• Raluca Gordan
Advisor: Alexander Hartemink
Incorporating Informative Priors into a Gibbs Sampler for de novo Motif Discovery

Outstanding PhD Proposal Award
• Ivelin Georgiev
Advisor: Bruce Donald
Novel Algorithms for Computational Protein Design

Outstanding Research Project Award
• Mingyu Guo
Advisor: Vincent Conitzer
Worst-Case Optimal Redistribution of VCG Payments in Multi-Unit Auctions

Outstanding Teaching Assistantship Award
• Mac Mason
COMPSCI 100E: Program Design and Analysis II
Fall 2007 with Jeff Forbes
• Zhiqiang Gu
COMPSCI 111: ntroduction to Computational Modeling
Spring 2008 with Carlo Tomasi

Outstanding Departmental Service Award
• Susanna Ricco

Distinguished Departmental Service Award
• Jeffrey Phillips

For more information, see the graduate awards page