CAMPUS NOTICE

 

OFFICE OF THE CHANCELLOR

June 4, 2019


ALL ACADEMICS, STAFF AND STUDENTS AT UC SAN DIEGO (Including UC San Diego Health)

SUBJECT:    2019 Chancellorís Dissertation Medal Recipients

It is my pleasure to announce the Chancellorís Dissertation Medal recipients for 2019.

The Chancellorís Dissertation Medal was inaugurated in Spring 2013 by me and the Graduate Student Association to recognize outstanding doctoral research. Recipients of this prestigious award are chosen based upon the quality of academic research as determined by the impact of the research to the field and/or department; the insight, originality, and creativity shown by the author; the effectiveness of the writing, clarity, and organization of the thesis; and the soundness of the methodology and quality of the data (when applicable).

Up to six awards are bestowed annually based upon a review of faculty committees in the division of arts and humanities; the division of biological sciences including health sciences; Jacobís School of Engineering; the division of physical sciences; the division of social sciences including Rady School of Management and the School of Global Policy and Strategy; and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

Congratulations to this yearís awardees:

- Arts and Humanities: J.P. Messina (Philosophy)
- Biological Sciences: Joyce Chen (Biomedical Sciences)
- Jacobs School of Engineering: Rachel Marty Pyke (Bioinformatics and Systems Biology)
- Physical Sciences: Erik Romero (Chemistry)
- Scripps Institution of Oceanography: Natalya Gallo (Oceanography)
- Social Sciences: Mauricio Romero (Economics)

Recipients of the medal will be honored at a luncheon in June and recognized at commencement.



Pradeep K. Khosla
Chancellor