Laurent Pilon's Research Group
University of California, Los Angeles

Members' Awards and Honors

 


Graduate Students


Alexander Thiele (PhD 2016)

  • 2016 Finalist UCLA Grad Slam

Anna D'Entremont (PhD 2015)

  • 2011 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship
  • 2015 Dimitris N. Chorafas Research Award
  • 2015-2016 UCLA Outstanding PhD in Mechanical Engineering Award

Razmig Kandilian (PhD 2014)

  • 2009-2010 UCLA Outstanding Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering Award.
  • 2012-2013 Chateaubriand Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Amanda Fujii (MS 2014)

  • 2011-2012 UCLA Outstanding Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Award

Hainan Wang (PhD 2013)

  • 2013 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Studying Abroad

Ian McKinley (PhD 2013)

  • 2nd place in the Best Paper Award Competition at the ASME 2012 3rd Micro/Nanoscale Heat & Mass Transfer International Conference, Atlanta March 3-6, 2012 (out of 140 papers)

Felix Lee (MS 2012)

  • 2012-2013 UCLA Outstanding Master of Science in Mechanical Enigneering Award
  • 2nd place in the Best Paper Award Competition at the ASME 2012 3rd Micro/Nanoscale Heat & Mass Transfer International Conference, Atlanta March 3-6, 2012 (out of 140 papers)

David Wirth (MS 2012)

  • 2010 ROTC Scholarship from the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Educational Foundation.

Jin Fang (PhD 2012)

  • 2011-2012 ¬†UCLA Outstanding PhD in Mechanical Engineering Award
  • 3rd place in the Best Poster Award competition at the 2011 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (out of 210 posters)

Brian James (MS 2011)

  • 2012 - 2013 ASME Early Career Leadership Intern Program to Serve Engineering (ECLIPSE).

Raylene Moreno (MS 2011)

  • 2010-2011 UCLA Graduate Opportunities Fellowship.
  • 2010 UCLA Engineering Achievement Award for Student Welfare.

Dmitry Yudovsky (PhD 2010)

  • 1st place in the Biophysics track at the 10th Annual Systemwide Bioengineering Institute of California Symposium in 2009.
  • 3rd Place in the poster competition at the 2009 Veteran Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System/UCLA 16th Annual Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service Residency Research Day for Physicians and Rehabilitation Professionals.

Damien Vanderpool (MS 2008)

  • 2008 UCLA Outstanding Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering Award.

Kamal M. Katika (MS 2004, PhD 2007)

2004 UCLA Outstanding Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering Award.


Undergraduate Students


Gabriel Garcia (BSME 2011)

  • 3rd Place in the 2010 UCLA RISE-UP poster competition.

Abubbakar Bah (BSME 2011)

  • 1st Place in the 2008 UCLA RISE-UP poster competition.

Neal Hutchinson (BSME 2010)

  • 2010 Harry M. Showman Prize from UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science.
  • 2nd Place in the 2008 UCLA RISE-UP poster competition.

Kancy Lee (BSME 2007)

  • 2007 Harry M. Showman Prize from UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science. The Harry M. Showman Prize is awarded to students who most effectively communicate the achievements, research, results or social significance of any aspect of Engineering to a student audience, the engineering professions, or the general public.