Awards & Honors

Awards & Honors

Members of the BCS community have been widely recognized for their excellence with many of world's most prestigious prizes and awards. Below is sampling of recent accolades received by the community during the last academic year.

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Name Affiliation Award Year
Kelsey Allen Grad student Angus MacDonald Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching 2016
Wilma Bainbridge Grad student Walle Nauta Award for Continuing Dedication to Teaching 2016
Idan Blank Grad student Walle Nauta Award for Continuing Dedication to Teaching 2016
Ed Boyden Faculty BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Biomedicine 2016
Ed Boyden Faculty Breakthrough Prize 2015
Emery Brown Faculty Fellow, National Academy of Inventors 2015
Chia-Jung Chang Grad student Walle Nauta Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching 2016
Federico Chiavazza Staff BCS Community Staff Award 2016
Rose Faghih Postdoc New Faces of Engineering Award 2016
Guoping Feng Faculty BCS Award for Excellence in Graduate Mentoring 2016
Richard Futrell  Grad student Angus MacDonald Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching 2016
John Gabrieli Faculty BCS Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching 2016
John Gabrieli Faculty BCS Postdoc Award to an Outstanding Mentor 2016
John Gabrieli Faculty Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2016
Ann Graybiel Faculty Fellow, American Philosophical Society 2016
Lea Hachigian Grad student Angus MacDonald Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching 2016
Hannah Iaccarino Grad student Walle Nauta Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching 2016
Mehrdad Jazayeri Faculty BCS Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching 2016
Takashi Kitamura Postdoc MIT Infinite Kilometer Award 2016
Max Kleiman-Weiner  Grad student Angus MacDonald Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching 2016
Christopher Leppla  Grad student Angus MacDonald Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching 2016
Earl Miller Faculty Kent State University Professional Achievement Award 2015
Michele Pignatelli di Spinazzola Postdoc MIT Infinite Kilometer Award 2016
Lindsey Powell Postdoc MIT Infinite Kilometer Award 2016
Michael Reed  Grad student Angus MacDonald Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching 2016
Joshua Rule Grad student Angus MacDonald Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching 2016
David Scott  Grad student Angus MacDonald Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching 2016
Steve Shannon Staff BCS Community Staff Award 2016
Pawan Sinha Faculty BCS Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising 2016
Alexandra Sokhina Staff BCS Community Staff Award 2016
Chen Sun Grad student Angus MacDonald Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching 2016
Josh Tenenbaum Faculty Howard Crosby Warren Medal, Society of Experimental Psychologists 2016
Kay Tye Faculty Presidential Early Career Award 2016
Shimon Ullman Faculty Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2016
Feng-Ju Weng Postdoc MIT Infinite Kilometer Award 2016
Feng Zhang Faculty Canada Gairdner International Award 2016
Daniel Zysman Staff BCS Community Staff Award 2016