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Interdisciplinary Research Awards

10th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Awards

The Interdiscipinary Research Awards, presented in collaboration with the Division of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs, is awarded to four graduate or professional students who are conducting innovative, interdisciplinary research. Recipient's research represents a unique and impactful synthesis of theory and methodology from multiple disciplines of study at UCSD. Recipients will be honored at a celebration in early June 2022. Join us in congratulating our 2021-2022 awardees!

Congratulations to the 2022 winners!

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


Previous Winners

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