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Interdisciplinary Research Awards 

The Interdisciplinary Research Award is an award given to graduate students who are conducting innovative, interdisciplinary research. The award is given by the Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) to four students whose research represents a unique and impactful synthesis of theory and methodology from multiple disciplines of study at UCSD.

Current Winners

Congratulations to the 2024 Winners!

  • Ross Greer, Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Muyang Lin, Nanoengineering
  • Joe Riley, Visual Arts
  • Torus Washington, Nanoengineering

Previous Winners

Congratulations to the 2023 Winners!

  • Austin Beacham, Political Science
  • Hao Wen-Dong, Computer Science & Engineering
  • Palka Puri, Physics
  • Ross E. Turner, Materials Science & Engineering

Congratulations to the 2022 winners!

  • Chenghai Li, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • James Lynch, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • Aditya Vasan, Mechanical Engineering
  • Evelyn Vasquez, Literature

Congratulations to the 2021 winners!

  • Alejandro Cano, Scripps Institute of Oceanography
  • Lauren Hoffman, Chemical Engineering
  • Sevin Sagnic, Sociology
  • Jessica Zhou, Bioinformatics

Congratulations to the 2020 winners!

  • Jessica Sandoval, Engineering + Biology
  • Luke Sanford, Political Science + Environmental
  • Mayra Puente, Education + Anthropology + Geography