Chancellor’s Dissertation Medal
2019 Chancellor’s Dissertation Medal
Congratulations to the 2019 recipients!
Arts and Humanities:
JP Messina (Philosophy)
Joyce Chen (Biomedical Sciences)
Jacobs School of Engineering:
Rachel Marty Pyke (Bioinformatics and Systems Biology)
Erik Romero (Chemistry)
Scripps Institution of Oceanography:
Natalya Gallo (Oceanography)
Mauricio Romero (Economics)
If you are interested in this award when you defend, 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 PhDs.
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:
Notification of award
Award winners will be notified of their selection by May 5th, 2019.
An award winner luncheon will be held on the second week of June, 2018.
Questions? Please contact GSA VP Academic at firstname.lastname@example.org.