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Physics Department award winners top left to right: John Belcher, Class of 1922 Professor of Physics (Teaching with Digital Technology Award); Ibrahim Cissé, Class of 1922 Career Development Assistant Professor (Everett Moore Baker Memorial Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching); and Anna Frebel, Silverman (1968) Family Career Development Associate Professor of Physics (Earll M. Murman Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising).  Bottom left to right:  Stephon Henry-Rerrie '19 (Albert G Hill Prize); Evan Tey '19 (Larry G. Benedict Award); Andrew Turner, PhD candidate, X Group (Goodwin Medal). Physics Department award winners top left to right: John Belcher, Class of 1922 Professor of Physics; Ibrahim Cissé, Class of 1922 Career Development Assistant Professor; and Anna Frebel, Silverman (1968) Family Career Development Associate Professor of Physics. Bottom left to right: Stephon Henry-Rerrie '19, Evan Tey '19, and Andrew Turner, PhD candidate, X Group.
Photos courtesy of Heath Photography. Belcher photo courtesy of Justin Knight.

Six from Physics Department honored at MIT 2019 Awards Convocation

Students, groups, faculty, staff, and community members are honored for their achievements and dedication to MIT.

Department of Physics
May 24, 2019

On May 13, over 300 members of the MIT community gathered in the Samberg Center (E52) to celebrate outstanding achievements by students, student groups, faculty, and community members at the annual MIT Awards Convocation. In total, more than 60 awardees were honored for their accomplishments in leadership, academics and teaching, public service, athletics, the arts, and service to MIT.

In a video message to attendees, MIT President L. Rafael Reif commended all award recipients for playing a role in shaping the Institute community. ”MIT draws great strength from talented, creative, dedicated individuals in every corner of our campus. Today we say thank you for all you do to make MIT so special.”

The nomination process for the 30-plus awards begins in early February and lasts several weeks into the spring semester. Winners are selected by committees convened for each award. This year, MIT community members submitted over 500 nominations across all award categories.

Physics Department Award Winners: students Stephon Henry-Rerrie '19 (Albert G Hill Prize); Evan Tey '19 (Larry G. Benedict Award); Andrew Turner, PhD candidate, X Group (Goodwin Medal); John Belcher, Class of 1922 Professor of Physics (Teaching with Digital Technology Award); Ibrahim Cissé, Class of 1922 Career Development Assistant Professor (Everett Moore Baker Memorial Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching); and Anna Frebel, Silverman (1968) Family Career Development Associate Professor of Physics (Earll M. Murman Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising).

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