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Outstanding UROP Mentor Awards

Outstanding UROP Mentor Award Recipients

Each spring, UROP students nominate research mentors who have demonstrated exceptional guidance and teaching in a research setting for the Outstanding UROP Mentor Award. Award recipients are selected by the UROP team based on these amazing nominations.

Prior recipients include:

2020-21

2019-20

2018-19

  • Prof. Iain Cheeseman – Professor of Biology; Member, Whitehead Institute
  • Angela Q. Zhang – Graduate Student, Health Sciences & Technology, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research – Irvine Lab

2017-18:

2016-17:

2015-16:

  • Prof. Regina Bateson, Assistant Professor of Political Science
  • Sampriti Bhattacharyya, Graduate Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, d’Arbeloff Robotics Research Lab

2014-15:

  • Prof Kay Tye, Associate Professor in Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Picower Institute of Learning and Memory
  • David Warsinger, Graduate Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Lienhard Research Group

2013-14:

  • Prof. Polina Anikeeva, Associate Professor in Materials Science and Engineering, Associate Professor in Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Associate Director, Research Laboratory of Electronics
  • Luke Mooney, Graduate Student, Media Arts and Sciences, Biomechatronics Group

2012-13:

  • Prof. Kerri Cahoy, Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Armon Sharei, Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Chemical Engineering, Langer Lab

2011-12:

  • Prof. Tanja Bosek, Associate Professor of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Chair of the Program in Geology, Geochemistry & Geobiology
  • Halil Tekin, Graduate Student, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Langer Lab

2010-11:

  • Prof. Jeff Gore, Associate Professor of Physics
  • Ying Diao, Graduate Student, Department of Chemical Engineering

2009-10:

  • Prof. Paulo Lozano, M. Aleman-Velasco Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Venkataramanan Soundararajan, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biological Engineering, Sasisekharan Lab

2008-09:

  • Prof. Joseph Sadighi, Department of Chemistry
  • Geoffrey von Maltzahn, Graduate Student, Health Sciences and Technology, Laboratory for Multiscale Regenerative Technologies

2007-08:

2006-07:

2005-06:

  • Prof. Amy Keating, Professor of Biology and Biological Engineering
  • Ali Khademhosseini, Postdoctoral Associate, Health Sciences and Technology, Langer Lab