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Friends of the Caltech Libraries Senior Thesis Prize: Past Winners

2017

 

2017

 From left to right: contestants Moriah Bischann, Bella Guo, Adrian Ray Avalani, Aaron Young, Shannon Wang, and winner Daniel Lim

 

 

Past Winners

2016

 

Caltech Library Friends President Rosemary Choate, Senior Thesis Prize Winner Ayush Gupta, University Librarian Kristin Antelman, Arnold O. Beckman Professor of Chemistry Harry Gray

 

2015

Kerry Betz and Adam Jermyn. Ms. Betz’s thesis, “A Novel, General Method for the Construction of C-Si Bonds by an Earth-Abundant Metal Catalyst,” was nominated by Prof. Robert Grubbs.  Mr. Jermyn’s thesis, “The Atmospheric Dynamics of Pulsar Companions,” was nominated by Prof. Sterl Phinney. 

 

2014

Laga, Stephanie Midori (2014) A tale of two cobalts. Senior thesis (Major), California Institute of Technology. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:05192014-150810287

Mukherjee, Eric S. (2014) How far from Jerusalem? Tropical customs and the question of race in the Book of John Mandeville. Senior thesis (Major), California Institute of Technology. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:06052014-141341323

2013

Kalbarczyk, Karolina Zbigniew (2013) Directed evolution of terpene synthases for non-natural substrates. Senior thesis (Major), California Institute of Technology. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:05302013-204117395

2012

Nichols, Eva Megan (2012) Structure and reactivity of copper dipyridyl carbinol- and rhenium diphosphine complexes. Senior thesis (Major), California Institute of Technology. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:06142012-152459600

2011

Liu, Hanna K. (2011) The abundance and behavior of viruses in ancient seawater and modern iron-rich environments. Senior thesis (Major), California Institute of Technology. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:06232011-131748079