Roundup: Student honors and awards, 2020-21

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April 2, 2021

 

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

EECS undergraduates and graduate students regularly win major scholarships, fellowships, and awards. Following is a sampling of EECS student honors between September 2020 and August 2021.

FELLOWS, SCHOLARS, AND SELECTED PARTICIPANTS

Adobe Research Fellowship: Lucy Chai and Mustafa Doğa Doğan have been awarded the Adobe Research Fellowship. 

Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship: Marc Davis has been awarded the DOE CSGF for 2020-21.

Gates Cambridge Scholarship: Amy Jin has been named the 2021 Gates Cambridge Scholar. 

Goldwater Scholars: Spencer Compton, a dual status undergraduate/MEng student, has been named recipient of a 2021 Goldwater Scholarship award. 

AWARDS AND PRIZES

Sayed Afzal Saad has won the Judges Choice Award -- Research Originality Award in the Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab (J-WAFS) World Water Day video competition, held on April 1, 2021, for his video "Moving Towards Ocean IoT".

Junhyo Yoon has won the Judges Choice Award – Creative Communication Award in the Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab (J-WAFS) World Water Day video competition, held on April 1, 2021, for his video "Portable Desalination Unit for Hydration". 

Updated April 2, 2021. Please send information about EECS student and alumni awards to eecs-communications@mit.edu.