Chancellor’s Dissertation Medal
2016 Chancellor’s Dissertation Medal
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2016 WINNERS!!
Arts & Humanities: Tomoya Sato (Philosophy)
Biological Sciences: Valentino M. Gantz (Cell and Developmental Biology)
Jacob’s School of Engineering: Adam Printz (NanoEngineering)
Scripps Institute of Oceanography: Jenan Kharbush (Oceanography)
Physical Sciences: Yaojun Zhang (Physics)
Social Sciences: Nofit Itzhak (Anthropology)
The awards presentation is at the hooding ceremony during the Graduate Division Commencement on June 11, 2016 at 1:30 pm.
If you are interested in this award when you finish your degree, here are the details on getting nominated and selected.
Call for Nominations
The Graduate Student Association (GSA), in coordination with the Graduate Division and the Office of Research Affairs, is seeking outstanding graduate students who have recently completed their thesis work at UC San Diego. Each department is eligible to nominate one student who has completed an outstanding dissertation in the past year. A committee of faculty assembled by the dean of each division will select a winner from each division at UC San Diego. Award winners will have the opportunity to be honored at commencement, when they receive their medals at the time of being hooded. Winners will also be recognized as a recipient of the medal on the Graduate Division webpage.
This Medal is an excellent opportunity for the university to recognize the work of our most outstanding students as they leave with their doctorate degrees.
Criteria for selection
The quality of the research and dissertation alone is to be considered for applicants to this award. The criteria to be considered by the committees are:
Questions? Please contact GSA VP Academic, Teresa Zimmerman-Liu, at firstname.lastname@example.org.