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Congratulations to the Department of Computer Science Class of 2020!

Graphic of illustrated orange and black tiger head with text that reads, Department of Computer Science. Class of 2020.
Tiger illustration by Audrey Cheng '20

On Monday, June 1, 2020, the Computer Science department held it's first virtual Class Day award ceremony online.  Those honored are listed below.  


Class of 2020

Bachelor of Science in Engineering

Grace Ackerman Andy Lin
Khyati Agrawal William Lin
Tajreen Ahmed Robert Liu
Theodore Ando Christine Lu
Shamailah Azam Aniela Macek
Sandun Bambarandage Hamza Mahmood
Rebecca Barber Brandon May
Jad Bechara Greg McCord
Ami Berman Kolby McDaniel
Gabriel Birman Arman Medghalchi
Reilly Bova Lillian Meng
Daniel Braga Jamie Mercurio
Dovid Braverman Bisrat Moges
Tyler Campbell Ben Musoke-Lubega
Daniel Chae Jackson Neus
Ariel Chen Thanh Nguyen
Annette Chu Malika Oak
Ikaia Chu Morlan Osgood
Handa Chun Daniel Pallares Bello
Tom Colen June Ho Park
Stephen Cornwell Henry Peters
Tigar Cyr Max Piasevoli
Ally Dalman Vinay Ramesh
Winfred Darko Abigail Rettew
Adithya Dattatri Joel Ritossa
Ruben Dicker Mensheng Romano
Claire Du Matteo Russo
Sean Duncan Kesin Ryan Dehejia
Kevin Finch Lucas Salvador
Robbie Freeman Spencer Sands
Sean Gai Derek Sawicki
Narek Galstyan Reece Schachne
Joshua Gardner Jacob Schachner
Yashodhar Govil Uri Schwartz
Andrew Griffin Niranjan Shankar
Grace Guan Ayushi Sinha
Jingwen Guo Yang Song
Arul Gupta Tarun Srivastava
Binita Gupta Hyeong Joon Suh
Anya Hargil Carl Sun
Alexander Helman William Sweeny
Kevin Hou Eric Thoman
Benjamin Huang Emerson Thomas
Nebil Ibrahim Adrian Tong
Osita Ighodaro Justin Tran
Preeti Iyer Kevin Tsao
Kevin Jeon Greg Umali
May Jiang Lauren Von Berg
Lucy Jing Khanh Vu
Lauren Johnston Jake Waksbaum
Olivia Johnston Austin Wang
Jonathan Jow Katherine Wang
Sophie Kader Noah Weiss
Hanson Kang Yanjun Yang
Jorina Kardhashi Ben Yap
Aditya Kohli Matthew Yeh
Cathleen Kong Phillip Yoon
Aleksandra Kostic Chi Yu
Daniel Leung Andrew Zeng
Michael Li Shirley Zhang
Samuel Li Eitan Zlatin

Bachelor of Arts

Samuel Arnesen Theodor Marcu
Zoe Barnswell Collins Metto
Julian Carney Catherine Nguyen
Charmaine Chan Juliet Oh
Yafah Edelman Cody Sedillo
Jessica Edouard Zoya Shoaib
Paulo Frazao Pulkit Singh
Anvay Grover Ishan Sinha
Maia Hamin Russell Slighton
Rod Eric Joseph Gabriel Stengel
Samer Kadamani John Suh
Lyra Katzman Emmanuel Teferi
Jake Kirkham David Todd
Dale Lee Urvashi Uberoy
Janet Lee Alice Xue
David Major Michelle Yuen
Lucas Manning Anne Zou

Tau Beta Pi

Tajreen Ahmed Malika Oak
Rebecca Barber June Ho Park
Jad Bechara Lucas Salvador
Gabriel Birman Uri Schwartz
Reilly Bova Yang Song
Dovid Braverman Hyeong Joon Suh
Claire Du William Sweeny
Yashodhar Govil Lauren Von Berg
Grace Guan Jake Waksbaum
May Jiang Austin Wang
Jonathan Jow Yanjun Yang
Aleksandra Kostic Chi Yu
Michael Li Shirley Zhang
Christine Lu Eitan Zlatin
Jackson Neus  

Accenture Prize in Computer Science

Rebecca Barber
May Jiang
Jonathan Jow
David Todd
Yanjun Yang


Computing Research Association - Honorable Mention

Rebecca Barber
Yafah Edelman
Grace Guan
Austin Wang


National Science Foundation
Graduate Research Fellowship

Grace Guan


Digital Humanities Senior Thesis Prize

Alice Xue
Adviser, Prof. Brian Kernighan
“Can A Machine Originate Art? Creating Traditional Chinese Landscape Paintings Using Artificial Intelligence”


Digital Humanities Senior Thesis - Honorable Mention

Cathleen Kong
Adviser, Prof. Brian Kernighan
“Computerized Visual Analysis for Classifying Chinese Paintings by Dynasty”


Walter E. Hope Class of 1901 Medal

Preeti Iyer
The Walter E. Hope Class of 1901 Medal recognizes the senior who, in the judgment of the student’s classmates, has done the most for Princeton.


Outstanding Student Teaching Award

Reilly Bova
Daniel Chae
John Hallman
Ben Liang
Lucas Salvador
Benjamin Schiffer
William Sweeny
David Todd
Shirley Zhang


Student Teaching Award - Honorable Mention

Khyati Agrawal
Tajreen Ahmed
Rebecca Barber
Jad Bechara
Aditya Cowsik
Urvashi Uberoy
John Willet


Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Award

Jeffrey Helt
Lisa Jian
Priscilla Lee
Linda Cai


Computer Science Service Award

Rebecca Barber
Robert Liu
Zoya Shoaib


Honors and Awards

Honors

Grace Ackerman Cathleen Kong
Sandun Bambarandage Aleksandra Kostic
Ami Berman Aniela Macek
Tom Colen Lillian Meng
Ally Dalman Abigail Rettew
Joshua Gardner Pulkit Singh
Arul Gupta Ayushi Sinha
Maia Hamin John Suh
Alexander Helman Kevin Tsao
Lauren Johnston Khanh Vu
Olivia Johnston Katherine Wang
Sophie Kader Andrew Zeng
Aditya Kohli Anne Zou

High Honors

Khyati Agrawal Daniel Leung
Tajreen Ahmed Samuel Li
Jad Bechara Christine Lu
Gabriel Birman Brandon May
Daniel Braga Malika Oak
Dovid Braverman Max Piasevoli
Daniel Chae Matteo Russo
Stephen Cornwell Uri Schwartz
Tigar Cyr Russell Slighton
Claire Du Hyeong Joon Suh
Paulo Frazao Urvashi Uberoy
Jingwen Guo Lauren Von Berg
Benjamin Huang Jake Waksbaum
Lucy Jing Matthew Yeh
Jake Kirkham Phillip Yoon
Dale Lee  

Highest Honors

Theodore Ando Jackson Neus
Rebecca Barber June Ho Park
Reilly Bova Lucas Salvador
Adithya Dattatri Ishan Sinha
Narek Galstyan Yang Song
Yashodhar Govil Gabriel Stengel
Grace Guan William Sweeny
May Jiang David Todd
Jonathan Jow Austin Wang
Michael Li Yanjun Yang
David Major Chi Yu
Theodor Marcu Shirley Zhang
Greg McCord Eitan Zlatin

Sigma Xi Book Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research

Rebecca Barber Pulkit Singh
Claire Du Ayushi Sinha
Yashodhar Govil Gabriel Stengel
Grace Guan John Suh
Maia Hamin David Todd
Jake Kirkham Katherine Wang
Cathleen Kong Alice Xue
David Major Yanjun Yang
Theodor Marcu Shirley Zhang
Lucas Salvador Eitan Zlatin

Outstanding Computer Science Independent Work Prize

Daniel Chae
Maia Hamin
Lucas Salvador
Ayushi Sinha
Eitan Zlatin


Outstanding Computer Science Senior Thesis Prize

Rebecca Barber
“Bounding the Competition Complexity for Additive Buyers over Two Independent Items”
- Adviser, Prof. Matt Weinberg

Grace Guan
“Non-Normality in Risk Adjustment Transfer Payments Under the Affordable Care Act”

- Adviser, Prof. Mark Braverman

David Major
“Mapping Broadband Internet Coverage at the Household Level”

- Adviser, Prof. Jonathan Mayer

Pulkit Singh
“Deep Prototype Models to Study Human Categorization Behavior”
- Adviser, Prof. Tom Griffiths

Ishan Sinha
“A Memory-Augmented Neural Network Model of Abstract Rule Learning”

- Adviser, Prof. Jonathan Cohen

David Todd
“Identifying Binding Positions in Proteins Using Neural Networks”

- Adviser, Prof. Mona Singh

Austin Wang
“Grounding Entities and Dynamics through Gameplay”

- Adviser, Prof. Karthik Narasimhan

Alice Xue
“Can a Machine Originate Art? Creatng Traditional Chinese Landscape Paintings Using Artificial Intelligence”

- Adviser, Prof. Brian Kernighan

Yanjun Yang
“Modeling Routing Algebras and the Stable Routing Problem in Cubical Type Theory”

- Adviser, Prof. David Walker

Eitan Zlatin
“Simple Parallel Randomized Connected Components Algorithms”

- Adviser, Prof. Robert Tarjan

Phillip Goldman’86 Senior Prize
in Computer Science

Yanjun Yang

Bachelor of Science Degrees Conferred on April 4, 2020

Richard Du
Alexandra Palocz
Radia Soulmani
Alexander Xu


Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Noah Apthorpe - Adviser: Prof. Nick Feamster
Brian Anderson Bullins - Adviser: Prof. Elad Hazan
Yichen Chen - Adviser: Prof. Mengdi Wang
Santiago Cuellar - Adviser: Prof. Andrew Appel
Ruth Dannenfelser - Adviser: Prof. Troyanskaya
Jordan Fix - Adviser: Prof. David August
Jennifer Gossels - Adviser: Prof. Jennifer Rexford
Maciej Halber - Adviser: Prof. Thomas Funkhouser
Borislav Hristov - Adviser: Prof. Mona Singh
Marcela Melara - Adviser: Prof. Michael Freedman
Olivier Savary Belanger - Adviser: Prof. Andrew Appel
Ariel Schvartzman Cohenca - Adviser: Prof. Matthew Weinberg
Elena Sizikova - Adviser: Prof. Thomas Funkhouser
Yixin Sun - Adviser: Prof. Prateek Mittal
Caroline Trippel - Adviser: Prof. Margaret Martonosi
Andy Zeng - Adviser: Prof. Thomas Funkhouser


Masters of Science in Engineering (MSE)

Tingting Cai
Joseph Eichenhofer
Haochen Li
Suriya Kodeswaran
Anastasiya Kravchuk-Kirilyuk
Jennifer Lam
Mengying Pan


Masters of Engineering (MEng)

Xi Chen
Zhongqiao Gao
James Heppenstall
Lisa Jian
Priscilla Lee

Jace Lu
Sonali Mahendran
Alberto Mizrahi Benmaman
Carlo Rosati
Xin Sun
Josh Zhang


Program in Applications of Computing

Daniel Afolabi Savannah McIntosh
Neel Ajjarapu Matthew Merrigan
Mashad Arora Charlie Minns
Heide Baron Arnold Mong
Alexander Bechtold Ameen Moshirfar
Bhaamati Borkhetaria Christopher Murphy
Adam Chang Leanna Nguyen
Dionne Chen Georgy Noarov
Audrey Cheng Divyanshu Pachisia
Steven Chien Aslesha Parchure
Heather Cho Minsu Park
Lorraine Cliff Akash Pattnaik
Aditya Cowsik Fleming Peck
Viraj Deokar Ofek Peres
Eric Dogariu Stephen Phillips
Bill Dong Tristan Pollner
Kara Dowling Rohan Rao
Milan Eldridge Joe Ratliffe
Oriel Farajun Benjamin Rosenblatt
Declan Farmer Gabe Roth
Ryan Gao Benjamin Schiffer
Ryan Golant Tan Shanker
Jack Graham Natasha Skov
Abby Hack Grace Sommers
Sally Hahn Michael Stambler
John Hallman Zachary Stier
Justin Hamilton Jarret Stowe
Paul Horvath Shiye Su
Rachel Inman Gabriel Swagel
William Jiao Yang Tu
Nicholas Johnson Albert Wang
Elisabeth Juechser John Willett
Fatih Kaleoglu Ashley Willingham
Benjamin Kimmel Alexandra Wilson
Bora Kiyan Isaac Wolfe
Michael Li Aria Wong
Amy Li Kevin Wu
Ben Liang Katherine Xiao
Alice Lin Annie Xie
Kevin Lin Jason Xu
Camille Liotine Ivy Xue
Katie Liu Jasmine Young
Kevin Liu Wesley Yuan
Olivia Long Gemma Zhang
Theodore Long Joe Zhang
Markos Markakis Katie Zhou
Traci Mathieu David Zuluaga
Alex Mayo  

Honors presented at the SEAS Class Day Awards Ceremony 

The Calvin Dodd MacCracken Senior Thesis/Project Award was established in honor of Mr. MacCracken, Class of 1940, by his family, to recognize the senior thesis or project work that is most distinctive for its inventiveness and technical accomplishment. 
Alice Xue

The Joseph Clifton Elgin Prize is an annual prize awarded to a senior(s) in the School of Engineering and Applied Science who, in the judgment of the Dean and the departmental chairs, has done the most to advance the interests of the School in the community at large.
David Jacob Major

The George J. Mueller Award was established in 1991 by members of the faculty and staff of the School of Engineering and Applied Science in memory of Dean George J. Mueller, to honor that graduating senior who over his or her four undergraduate years at Princeton has most evidently combined high scholarly achievement in the study of engineering with quality performance in intercollegiate athletics.
Andrew Jacob Griffin


Special thank you to everyone who made this virtual Class Day possible!
Audrey Cheng, Illustration
Jennifer Rexford, Department Chair
Adam Finkelstein, Associate Chair
JP Singh and Brian Kernighan, Directors of Undergraduate Studies
Jérémie Lumbroso, Lecturer
Michele Brown, Department Manager
Colleen Kenny, Undergraduate Program Manager
Mikki Hornstein, Independent Work Program Administrator
Laura Cerrito, Undergraduate Program Administrator
Joseph Crouthamel, Technical Manager

Class of 2020 mugs, sunglasses, and senior t-shirts displayed on an office table.
Class of 2020 mugs, sunglasses, and senior t-shirts mailed to all seniors in preparation for virtual Class Day.

 

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