Inclusive Excellence Awards | NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Inclusive Excellence Awards

For Students

Award Overview

The NYU Tandon Office of Inclusive Excellence is calling for nominations, including self-nominations, for the 2021-2022 departmental inclusive excellence awards. These awards will be given to one student in each academic department who has demonstrated a commitment to advancing inclusion, diversity, belonging and equity (IDBE) at Tandon.

Awardees can be:

  • students who have actively contributed to building a school environment that supports a diverse, vibrant, creative community of problem-solvers, innovators, and inventors; students directly engaged in Tandon IDBE efforts;
  • students working at the intersection of STEM and diversity, inclusion, social justice, anti-racism, anti-discrimination, restoration, reconciliation, and accessibility; and/or
  • high achieving students from underrepresented groups pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and related fields.

This award is one part of Tandon's efforts to create a learning and research environment that is reflective of the diversity of our country and our global community and our continued commitment to excellence. 

Nominations are due Friday, March 25, 2022. 

Past Winners


  • Ingrid Paredes - Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Elliot Molina - Civil and Urban Engineering
  • Zahra Ghodsi - Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Kaz Burns - General Engineering
  • Kyra-Lee Harry - Technology Management and Innovation
  • Saki Asakawa - Technology, Culture and Society
  • Katie Rosman - Computer Science and Engineering
  • Harry Peng - Biomedical Engineering
  • Le Zhu - Finance and Risk Engineering