MIT researchers calculate river networks’ movement across a landscape.
All award recipients are seniors in biology unless otherwise noted.
Asinari Award--for outstanding research in life sciences
Cynthia Lien, Armonk, N.Y.
Michael Wongchaowart, Chagrin Falls, Ohio
Luria Prize--for outstanding scholarship and research of publication quality
Rita Monson '04, mathematics, Fredericton, N.B.
Whitehead Prize--for a student who has shown outstanding promise for a career in biological research
Peng Wu, Ames, Iowa
Merck Award--for outstanding research and academic performance in biophysical or bioinformatics sciences
Melanie Cornejo '05, Lima, Peru
Gene M. Brown Award--for a senior who has both an outstanding academic record and has made important contributions to the biology teaching program
Bob Yin, Staten Island, N.Y.