Graduate

Awards and Honors

The Department of Physics and Astronomy is proud of the accomplishments of all of our students. Our graduate students frequently receive awards and recognition for their outstanding achievements at Tufts and beyond.

Jeremy Wachter received the 2017 Robert P. Guertin Student Leadership Award, given by the Tufts University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences to recognize outstanding leadership.

Christopher Burke received the 2016 Outstanding Contribution to Undergraduate Education Award, given by the Tufts University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences to recognize excellence as a teaching assistant or in other roles.

Dave Thomas received a 2015 student award from the North American Thermal Analysis Society. This award recognizes the best original contribution by a graduate student to the advancement of the field of thermal analysis.

Catherine Weigel was selected for the 2014 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award sponsored by the American Association of Physics Teachers, and received the 2015 Outstanding Contribution to Undergraduate Education Award from the Tufts University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Wenwen Huang was awarded the 2013 Tufts University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Award for Outstanding Academic Performance at the Doctoral Level.

Spencer Smith was recognized for his exceptional teaching efforts with the 2012 Tufts University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences' Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education award recognizing excellence as a teaching assistant or in other roles such as mentoring undergraduates for students in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, or social sciences.