Awards

The Sigma Xi Book Award

Granted by the Sigma Xi Society and is given to the senior or seniors who have demonstrated outstanding research ability and clear writing in the senior thesis.

S. S. Wilks Memorial Prize

Awarded to a graduating senior(s) who has written the best thesis on “Statistics and its applications to solving societal problems".

The Procter and Gamble Prize

Awarded to a graduating senior(s) who has written the best thesis in operations research or finance.

The Eric F. S. Pai ‘83 Prize

Awarded to a graduating senior(s) who has written the best thesis in finance.

Admiral W. Mack Angus Memorial Prize

Given in recognition to one or more students who, through their senior thesis research, summer internships or extracurricular activities, made significant contributions to society.

Ahmet S. Çakmak Prize

Awarded to senior(s) for innovative research and an exceptional senior thesis.

  • Wesley Domsalla - "Exploding and Vanishing Gradients in High-Channel Convolutional Neural Networks" Advised by Boris Hanin

Kenneth H. Condit ‛13 Prize

Awarded to a senior(s) who have demonstrated leadership through academic achievement and community service.

The Frank Castellana Prize

Established in 1999, the prize is awarded to senior(s) for outstanding scholarship and academic achievement.

Past Award Recipients