Princeton University

School of Engineering & Applied Science

Two EE Seniors receive SEAS Undergraduate Awards

June 3, 2016

Two EE students were co-recipients of two of the SEAS Undergraduate Awards preented on May 30th during the SEAS Class Day event.  
Stacey Huang '16 received the Joseph Clifton Elgin Prize.  This prize is awarded to a senior in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciend who, in teh judgement of the Dean and the departmental chairs, has done the most to advance the interests of the School in teh community at large.  This prize honors the late professor Emeritus Joseph Clifton Elgin, who served the School as Dean from 1954 to 1971.  Stacey has written student profiles and articles about scientific research that presented the accomplishments of Princeton engineering students and faculty to the University community and the world.  Stacey will attend Stanford Univeristy where she will pursue a PhD in Electrical Engineering.
Matt Matl '16 received the James Hayes-Edgar Palmer Prize in Engineering.  This is awarded annual to a senior in the School of Engineering and Applied Science who has manifested excellent scholarship, a marked capacity for leadership and promise of creative achievement in engineering.  Matt's senior thesis added Linux support for a device called a "memory inter-arrival time traffic shaper" that has been built into the Princeton Parallel Computing Group's 25-core Piton processor.  Matt has won the Shapiro Prize for academic excellence and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and Tau Beta Pi as a junior.  He served as undergraduate teaching assistant for ELE 206 and worked with fellow classmate, Victor Ying, to redesign the lab portion of the course, thus enableing student to learn more smoothly.  Matt will pursue a PhD at the University of California at Berkeley in Electrical Engineering.
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