2019-2020 TCS Commencement & Achievement Award Winners | NYU Tandon School of Engineering

2019-2020 TCS Commencement & Achievement Award Winners

The TCS Department would like to recognize the 2019-2020 Commencement & Achievement Award Winners 

The Rechtschaffen Award was initiated by Bernard and Florence Rechtschaffen; Prof. Rechtschaffen was a member of the TCS Department when it had other names more associated with the humanities. It is awarded to a graduating senior who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement in the humanities, as well as in science, computer science, engineering, or math.

Rechtschaffen Award Winner

Duc Minh Pham, CS

The Writing Award was established in 1927 by a group of alumni, faculty, and students. This award honors outstanding writing in the humanities.

Writing Award Winners

Cynthia Cheng, CS: Creative Writing

Sally Frances Thompson, CS: Research Paper

Tiffany Thompson, STS: Research Paper

Ailyn Tyagi, CS: Literary Criticism

Ja’Shon Tyson, Civil Engineering: Research Paper

The Best Senior Project in Integrated Digital Media is given by the IDM program to an IDM student who has the best senior project of the academic year.

Best Senior Project in IDM Winner

Joel Jose Ureña

The Best MS Thesis in Integrated Digital Media is given by the Integrated Digital Media (IDM) program to an IDM student who has the best MS Thesis in Integrated Digital Media of the academic year.

Best MS Thesis in IDM Winner

Payton Meyer

The Eddie Oliver Entrepreneurial Spirit Award is given by Professor De Angela L. Duff, her mom, aunt, and family friend to an IDM senior who possesses an entrepreneurial spirit in honor of their father/grandfather.

The Eddie Oliver Entrepreneurial Spirit Winner

Lucas White

The Sustainable Urban Environment Achievement Award is given by the Sustainable Urban Environments (SUE) program to an SUE student for overall achievement in courses in the major, and particularly for the capstone project

Sustainable Urban Environment Achievement Winner

Nolan Quinn

Science and Technology Studies Achievement Award is given by the Department of Technology, Culture and Society to a student majoring in Science and Technology Studies for excellence in scholarship or service.

Science and Technology Studies Achievement Winner

Alex Heywood