Sigma Xi Research Award Winners

Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, founded in 1886 at Cornell University, is the honor society of scientists and engineers that recognizes scientific achievement. Its mission is to enhance the health of the research enterprise, foster integrity in science and engineering, and promote the public's understanding of science for the purpose of improving the human condition.

The Georgia Tech Sigma Xi Club was founded in 1946 and installed as a chapter of the national Society of the Sigma Xi in 1953. The Georgia Tech Chapter of Sigma Xi currently has over 250 active members.

Woodruff School student winners of the 2015 Sigma Xi Faculty and Student Awards to be presented during an awards dinner this Spring, include:

Best Undergraduate Thesis: (sole winner)
Svetoslav Nikolov, Mechanical Engineering, advised by Alexander Alexeev

Best PhD Thesis: (2 of 10 winners)
Man Prakash Gupta, Advised by Satish Kumar
Kathryn H. Matlack, Advised by Laurence Jacobs and Jianmin Qu​