Undergraduate Research Program

Research mentor awardees

Each year, Undergraduate Research Symposium presenters are given an opportunity to nominate their mentor for the Research Mentor Award. Nominations are considered by a small review committee of faculty and staff. Faculty, postdocs, graduate students, and research staff are all eligible for nomination.

Congratulations to our previous Research Mentor Award recipients:

2014

  • Sam Chung – Endowed Associate Professor, Information Technology & Systems, UW Tacoma
  • María Elena García – Associate Professor, Comparative History of Ideas
  • Merrill B. Hille – Professor, Biology
  • Patricia A. Kramer – Associate Professor, Anthropology
  • Robert M. Winglee – Professor, Earth and Space Sciences
  • Tracy Larson – Graduate Student, Biology

2013

  • Holly M. Barker – Lecturer, Anthropology
  • David G. Hendry – Associate Professor, Information School
  • Lilo C. Pozzo – Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
  • Sonnet H. Retman – Assistant Professor, American Ethnic Studies
  • Pierre D. Mourad - Principal Physicist, Applied Physics Laboratory; Associate Professor, Neurological Surgery
  • Marsha R. Penner – Research Associate, Psychology

2012

  • Stevan Harrell – Professor of Anthropology
  • Jesús M. López-Guisa – Affiliate Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Ludo Max – Associate Professor of Speech and Hearing Sciences
  • Hannele Ruohola-Baker – Professor of Biochemistry
  • Billie J. Swalla – Professor of Biology
  • Justin B. Siegel – Post-Doctoral Researcher in Biochemistry

2011

  • Rachel Chapman – Associate Professor of Anthropology
  • Stephen D. Hauschka – Professor of Biochemistry
  • Kevin M. King – Assistant Professor of Psychology
  • Richard E. Ladner – Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Maria V. Razumova – Research Scientist in Bioengineering

2010

  • Keiko Torii – Professor of Biology
  • Ram Samudrala – Associate Professor of Microbiology
  • Stephen Hinds – Professor of Classics
  • Joachim Voss – Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems
  • Sapna Cheryan – Assistant Professor of Psychology
  • Elizabeth Skovran – Research Associate of Chemical Engineering

2009

  • Martha M. Bosma – Associate Professor of Biology
  • James E. Gawel – Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, UW Tacoma
  • Matt R. Kaeberlein – Assistant Professor of Pathology
  • Sheri J.Y. Mizumori – Professor and Chair of Psychology
  • Jentery F. Sayers – Graduate Student in English

2008

  • Bryan D. Jones – Professor of Political Science
  • Suzie H. Pun – Assistant Professor of Bioengineering
  • Angelina Snodgrass Godoy – Associate Professor of Jackson School of International Studes/Law, Societies, & Justice
  • Kristin R. Swanson – Associate Professor of Pathology
  • Rachel M. Ceballos – Postdoctoral Associate in Health Services
  • Christian Hendershot – Graduate Student in Psychology
  • Kate Stoll – Graduate Student in Biomolecular Structure and Design

2007

  • Horacio de la Iglesia – Assistant Professor of Biology
  • Adam Geballe – Professor of Medicine
  • Tracy Harachi – Associate Professor of Social Work
  • Peter Kahn – Professor of Psychology