Photos of Kathryn Yammine and Jupneet Singh smiling at the camera.

Jupneet Singh and Kathryn Yammine receive MIT Awards

Categories: Alumni, Awards, Students

Singh (SB '23) and Yammine were among twenty-five students who received awards at this year's MIT Awards Convocation.

Jupneet Singh (SB ’23) and Kathryn Yammine, a graduate student in Professor Matt Shoulders‘ lab, were among the 25 students who recently received Institute level awards at the MIT Awards Convocation on May 8, 2023. These awards honor MIT students, faculty, staff, and community members who have made outstanding contributions to the Institute in academics and teaching, public service, community building, diversity and inclusion, achievements in the arts and athletics, leadership, and entrepreneurship. The Awards Convocation is one of MIT’s largest awards ceremony, drawing on offices, departments, and people from across the Institute.

Singh, a member of the Class of 2023, received the Association of MIT Alumnae Senior Academic (AMITA) Award. This award is presented to an outstanding senior woman who has demonstrated the highest level of academic excellence through her coursework and related professional activities at MIT.

Yammine, an MIT Presidential Fellow and an NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein F31 Predoctoral Fellow, was awarded the honor of UROP Outstanding Mentor – Graduate Student/Postdoc. This award has been given annually since the 2003-04 academic year. The award recognizes the most outstanding graduate student/postdoc mentor based on the nominations received from undergraduates who have participated in UROP over the past year. The nomination process is run through the UROP office.