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PRISM Undergraduate Awards


The Outstanding Materials Student Award is given to a materials science and engineering certificate student who has excelled academically in the field of materials. The award is supported by PRISM.

The Outstanding Leadership in Materials Award is given to a materials science and engineering certificate student in recognition of their outstanding leadership in materials. The award is supported by PRISM.

The Newport Award in Photonics is awarded annually to a senior for excellence in the field of photonics, optics, and optoelectronic materials. The award is supported by the Newport Corporation.

The FEI Award recognizes an undergraduate for excellence in materials characterization as demonstrated in thesis or independent work. The award is supported by the FEI Company.

The Global Photonic Energy Corporation Edith and Martin B. Stein Solar Energy Innovation Award (GPEC), established in 2004, recognizes contributions relating to the science, technology, and societal issues associated with solar energy. The award is given jointly by the Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials and the Princeton Environmental Institute. The award is supported by the Global Photonic Energy Corporation.