Awards and Honors-Information Systems - Carnegie Mellon University

Awards and Honors

The Information Systems Program has many talented and high-achieving individuals who have been recognized over the years for their quality work and commitment. Here are just some of the program’s award winners since IS was established as a separate academic Program in the 1999-2000 academic year.

Alpha Iota Delta

Alpha Iota Delta is the international honor society in the fields of information systems and decision sciences. Students are chosen from the top ten percent of their class on the basis of academic merit, campus citizenship, and personal leadership.

2013 - 2014    Michael Bove, Rachel Crown, Julien Eckstrom, Michael Ferraco, Jason Ha, Leonard Sokol, Julia Teitelbaum, Bipin Ratnakar 
2012 - 2013    Elizabeth Li, Jiunn Haur Lim, Wei Shan Lim, Christian Reyes, Wan Xin Teo, Seth Vargo, Michael Wang
2011 - 2012    Stephanie Chow, Shruti Kataria, Alan Nochenson, Molly Samuels, Daniel Tomko
2010 - 2011    Ryan John Buckheit, Courtney Kim Harano, Leah Christine Hayes, Yiwen Jia, Sean S. Kim, Preethi Raju, Brian Wang
2009 - 2010    Aya Chaoka, Thomas Flavin, Ryan Handerhan, Noah Levin, Amritha Prasad, Lauren Taglieri
2008 - 2009    Bradley Hess, Jonathan Ma, Colin Marks, Molly McElrath, Robert Muth, Daniel Schultz, Hamza Taha
2007 - 2008    Lauren Balderston, Devin Blais, Daniel Broekman, Ryan Keane, Justin Lachesky, Shouzhou Lisa Shi, Namek Zu'Bi 

Andrew Carnegie Society Scholars

The University selects 30 to 40 seniors for this distinction each year. These students are chosen for academic excellence combined with multi-dimensional characteristics such as volunteerism, involvement in student organizations, participation in sports or the arts, and leadership.

2011 - 2012    Hannah Gilchrist
2010 - 2011    Courtney Harano
2009 - 2010    Ryan Handerhan
2008 - 2009    Bradley Hess and Daniel E. Schultz
2007 - 2008    Namek T. Z’ubi
2006 - 2007    Michael Szczerban
2005 - 2006    Stephanie Lo
2003 - 2004    Nicole F. Velez and Plato Wai
2002 - 2003    Saied Hedayati
2001 - 2002    Aseem Gupta

The Bipin Ratnakar Mujumdar Memorial Award

This award is presented at commencement to the top graduating IS senior each year, and is given by Dr. and Mrs. Ratnakar B. Mujumdar in memory of their son, Bipin, who was an Information Systems student here at Carnegie Mellon. 

2013    Jiunn Haur Lim, Wei Shan Lim
2012    Molly Samuels
2011    Courtney Harano
2010    Ryan Handerhan
2009    Daniel E. Schultz
2008    Namek T. Z’ubi
2007    Michael Szczerban
2006    Brian M. Gray
2005    Michael L. Gelman
2004    Nicole F. Velez, Paul F. Shatlock
2003    Michael D. Jura
2002    Brett R. Gordon
2001    Tara Dwivedi
2000    Joshua P. Feira
1999    Daniel M. Greene 

Phi Beta Kappa

The Phi Beta Kappa Society is the nation's oldest and most respected undergraduate honors organizations. Since 1776, members have been elected and given their "gold key" on the basis of their excellence in scholarship, breadth of intellectual interests, leadership, service, and integrity of character.

2011    Courtney Harano, Yiwen Jia
2010    Ryan Handerhan
2009    Bradley Hess, Daniel E. Schultz
2008    Namek T. Z’ubi
2007    Jacob Portnoff, Michael Szczerban
2006    Brian M. Gray
2005    Michael L. Gelman, Timothy J. Renshaw
2004    Paul F. Shatlock, Nicole F. Velez, Plato Wai
2003    Saied Hedayati,  Aashish Patel
2002    Aseem Gupta, Ish Harshawat
2001    Seth Mandel, Peter Patterson
2000    Ingrid Aizicovici, Tara Dwivedi, William Marantz
1999    Joshua Feira