Awards and Activities



Sora Baek

Completion of the Statistics Track in the Interdisciplinary PhD Program in Urban Design and Planning, 2011.

Sahera Bleibleh

The Palestinian American Research Center Fellowship 2011- Dissertation Research in the City of Nablus, Palestine.

Soros Foundation, Open Society Institute, and USAID scholarship: Palestinian Faculty Development Program (PFDP) PhD Scholarship (2007).

Hossein Estiri

The Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation 2010 Margery Phillips Scholar.

Tracy Fuentes

Pricilla Bullitt Collins Environmental Fellowship, $100,000

Jin Hyun Hong

Passed the General Exam and achieved Candidacy.

Completion of the Statistics Track in the Interdisciplinary PhD Program in Urban Design and Planning, 2011.

Megan Horst

Jay Bee Memorial Scholarship, awarded by UW Urban Design and Planning Department, Spring 2011.

Ruizhu Huang

Urban Design and Planning Outstanding PhD Student Award for 2010-2011.

Junfeng Jiao

Accepted an Assistant Professorship at Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

Bumjoon Kang

Passed the General Exam and achieved Candidacy.

Lin Lin

Accepted an Assistant Professorship with the Shanghai Key Laboratory for Urban Ecology and Sustainability (SHUES), East China Normal University, Shanghai.

Julia Michalak

Outstanding Student Award: 2009/2010 academic year.

Huckabay Teaching Fellowship: 2010.

Karis Tenneson

Passed the General Exam and achieved Candidacy.

J.D. Tovey

3rd Place UW Environmental Innovation Challenge

Sweet 16 in the Foster School Business Plan Competition (final round to be held on May 26, 2011)

Both with the IGERT.