Congratulations to all recipients of the 2022 undergraduate student awards.
Awarded to a graduating senior who completes an outstanding research project whose results should be published or of publishable quality with the intent to publish. In addition, this senior should have done excellent work in all computer science courses with a recognized joy of and appreciation for computer science as a discipline of study. Three students received this award.
Awarded to a graduating senior major who has contributed significantly to maintaining and building excellence in the undergraduate program. The winner should have gone beyond what is expected and excelled in both support of the program and in coursework. Five students received this award.
Graduation with Distinction is awarded to students who complete a substantial project that consists of at least one year’s work, including an independent study under the guidance of a faculty member. The project represents a significant intellectual endeavor and requires a presentation made to a committee of three faculty members.
Xinyu (Norah) Tan, Advisor: Robert Calderbank – “Power Spectra of Constrained Codes With Level-Based Signaling”
Anni Chen, Advisor: Bhuwan Dhingra – “Understanding the Role of Context in Propaganda Method Detection”
Hojung Kwon, Advisor: Maria Gorlatova – “AR-Based Labeling for DNN Fine-Tuning”
Abbey Grace List, Advisor: Sam Wiseman – “Employing Neural Language Models and A Bayesian Hierarchical Framework for Classification and Engagement Analysis of Misinformation on Social Media”
Bianca Emilia Saputra, Advisor: Kristin Stephens-Martinez – “What CS1 Formative Assessments Tell Us: Characterizing Performance on Multiple-choice, Code-tracing Questions”
Sadhana Suryadevara, Advisor: Kristin Stephens-Martinez – “Analyzing Office Hours Through the Lens of Gender and the Problem-Solving Process”