Phi Beta Kappa inducts 20 EECS graduates

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences | EECS Staff

The Phi Beta Kappa Society, the nation’s oldest academic honor society, invited 76 graduating seniors from the Class of 2019 into the MIT chapter, Xi of Massachusetts. Twenty EECS-affilated students were among this year’s inductees.

Phi Beta Kappa (PBK), founded in 1776 at the College of William and Mary, honors the nation’s most outstanding undergraduate students for excellence in the liberal arts, which include the humanities, the arts, sciences, and social sciences. Only 10 percent of higher education institutions have PBK chapters, and fewer than 10 percent of students at those institutions are selected for membership.

Congratulations to the newest EECS members of Phi Beta Kappa:

  • Abigail C. Bertics, La Jolla, California
  • Run Chen, Hangzhou, China
  • Neena Dugar, Doncaster, England
  • Rohan S. Kodialam, Marlboro, New Jersey
  • Chung-Yueh Lin, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Sophie Mori, Marietta, Georgia
  • Max K. Murin, Seattle, Washington
  • Timothy L. Ngotiaoco, Fremont, California
  • Fernando A. Ortiz-Soto, Bayamon, Puerto Rico
  • Priya P. Pillai, Oak Brook, Illinois
  • Elijah E. Rivera, Lake City, Florida
  • Basil N. Saeed, Jenin, West Bank
  • Helena A. Sakharova, Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • Christopher Shao, Princeton, New Jersey
  • Sky Shin, Seoul, South Korea
  • Kimberly M. Villalobos Carballo, Alajuela, Costa Rica
  • Katherine Y. Wang, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Grace Q. Yin, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Yueyang Ying, Rockville, Maryland
  • Yunkun Zhou, Foster City, California
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