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Undergraduate Student Awards

Spring 2017


Thomas W. Moore Scholars (Rising seniors with the top GPA’s in their class)


Jacob Behling
Evan Biggers
Gregory Campo
Mai Wang
Jack Weis


William McCardell Scholars


Isabel Alison
Siyu Bu
Carlos Correa
Zack Draper
Yanni Economou
Sammy Hamdi
Lawrence Harari
Fernando Lejarza
Caroline Li
Ruby Lu
Minh Nguyen
Ryan Parks
Lesley (Lizhuang) Sun
Brian Tighe


William W. Akers Senior Process Design Award


Itali Johnson
Kelly Kidder
Alex Metcalf
Michael Nelms
Daniel Plants
Ricky Shao


Michael A. and Donna Kidwell Gibson Leadership Award


Alex Metcalf


Ann and Joe Hightower Superior Award


The Ann and Joe Hightower Superior Award is the highest award given to an undergraduate in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Rice. The award recognizes one senior each year for a combination of academic excellence and service to the university.
The 2017 winner is Chen (Emily) Song.


Rice Engineering Alumni Awards


Helen Little ’17 - James S. Waters Creativity Award
Donaldo Almazan ’18 – Phil Layton Award for Excellence in Arts
Peter Szemraj ’17 – Senior Merit award in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Jacob Behling ’18 – Distinguished Junior Award
Mai Wang ’18 – Herbert Allen Outstanding Junior Award


Chevron “Excellence in Capstone Engineering" Prize


Connie Do, Ethan Hunt, Sang Ji, Joseph Ni, Aaron Tan, Yichen (Connie) Zhang
"Process Intensification for the Production of Dimethyl Ether from Municipal Solid Waste"


Fall 2016


Rodd/Selman Scholarship


Michael King
John R. Komoll
Hugh Grier
Brianna N. Garcia
Niral Ramesh


Outstanding Engineering Students by Texas Society of Professional Engineers


Emily Song - Senior
Gregory S. Campo – Junior
Michael J. Xiao – Sophomore