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Masters Student of the Year

This award is chosen by Automotive Engineering faculty members who look at the complete body of work of the student, from academics, to projects, to student employment performance and initiative. Letters of recommendation from faculty are also heavily weighted in favor of those top performing students at the M.S. level.

PhD Student of the Year

This award is chosen by Automotive Engineering faculty members who find that the awarded student has the passion, desire, and work ethic to succeed in academics, research, and in the future workforce. Recipients must have a high GPA, with top notch research, and a great letter of recommendation from their faculty advisor.

Distinguished Alumni of the Year

This award recognizes distinguished alumni from AuE for their accomplishments in the auto industry or academia. To nominate an alumni for this award, please click here.

Past Award Winners

Year 

MS 

PhD 

Alumni 

2019 

Prathamesh Bhat 

DoHyun (Daniel) Yoon 

Dr. Kavit Antani 

2018 

Matthew Wessner 

Veera Aditya Yerra 

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2017 

Bhavya Mishra 

Brandt Ruszkiewicz 

- 

2016 

Nived Govind Karumatt  

Zoleikha Abdollaahi Biron 

- 

2015 

Vasileios Bardis 

Satadru Dey 

- 

2014 

Frederick Giffels 

Mahmoud Abdelhamid 

- 

2013 

Pietro Giovenco  

Justin Milner  

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