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Student Awards of Excellence

The department of Human Centered Design & Engineering annually recognizes outstanding students with Awards of Excellence. These awards honor students who have distinguished themselves by demonstrating greatness in Academic Excellence, Leadership and Engagement, and Innovation.

Award Descriptions

The HCDE award for Excellence in Innovation recognizes students who have demonstrated excellence through the design and development of novel engineering and technology artifacts or practices that exemplify human-centered design principles.

The HCDE award for  Academic Excellence recognizes students who have excelled academically. Throughout their coursework and their involvement with faculty, these students demonstrate intellectual inquisitiveness, insight, and growth. Often the students receiving this award have been top academic performers in their respective degree programs.

The HCDE award for Excellence in Leadership and Engagement recognizes students who have made a significant contribution to the HCDE community through their involvement and leadership. These students have taken key leadership roles, inspired others to contribute, developed new programs to support students, and built relations that enable and grow the broader HCDE community.

 

2016

  • Ankur AgrawlHCDE Student Award of Excellence for Innovation graduate
  • Michael GilbertHCDE Student Award of Excellence for Innovation graduate
  • Daniel Rowland, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Innovation undergraduate
  • Terri Lovins, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Leadership & Engagement graduate
  • Toni Ferro, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Leadership & Engagement graduate
  • Samantha West, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Leadership & Engagement undergraduate
  • Gary Anderson, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Academic Excellence graduate
  • Yoanna De La Caridad Dosouto Guerra, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Academic Excellence undergraduate

2015

  • Daniel PerryHCDE Student Award of Excellence for Innovation graduate
  • Mark Stamnes, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Innovation undergraduate
  • Gabrielle Mehlman, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Leadership & Engagement graduate
  • Gail Thynes, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Leadership & Engagement undergraduate
  • Michael Brooks, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Academic Excellence graduate
  • Emily Greenberg, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Academic Excellence graduate
  • Ron Piell​, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Academic Excellence undergraduate
  • Megan Taylor, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Academic Excellence undergraduate

2014

  • Henrik Christensen, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Innovation graduate
  • Sheena Kapur, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Innovation undergraduate
  • John Robinson, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Innovation undergraduate
  • Michael Sinkula, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Leadership & Engagement graduate
  • Megan Torkildson, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Leadership & Engagement undergraduate
  • Julie Campbell, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Academic Excellence graduate
  • Janelle Van Hofwegen​, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Academic Excellence undergraduate
  • Christopher Rovillos​, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Academic Excellence undergraduate

2013

  • Dharma Dailey, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Innovation graduate
  • Josie Nutter, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Innovation undergraduate
  • Darivanh Vlachos, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Leadership & Engagement graduate
  • Amado Guillermo Robancho, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Leadership & Engagement undergraduate
  • Jonathan Morgan, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Academic Excellence graduate
  • Thuy Than Duong, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Academic Excellence undergraduate

2012

  • Kristina Krause​, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Innovation graduate
  • William Brian Espinosa​, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Innovation undergraduate
  • Alexis Hope​, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Leadership & Engagement graduate
  • Julius Caesar S. Magsino​, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Leadership & Engagement undergraduate
  • Dr. Natasha Jones​, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Academic Excellence graduate
  • Rachel W. Reynard​, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Academic Excellence undergraduate

2011

  • Dr. Emma Rose,  HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Innovation graduate
  • Steven Naranjo,  HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Innovation undergraduate
  • Robert Racadio,  HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Leadership & Engagement graduate
  • Darivanh Vlachos, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Leadership & Engagement undergraduate
  • Dr. Rebecca Walton, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Academic Excellence graduate
  • Doug Divine, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Academic Excellence graduate
  • John Porter III, HCDE Student Award of Excellence for Academic Excellence undergraduate