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Graduate Program

The Conibear Prize

The Conibear Memorial Prize was established in February 1968 to honor the memory of Peter Conibear, a graduate student who died of cancer not long after passing his exams. It is awarded to the PhD student who has written the best third-year paper.

The Conibear Prize Winners

  • Hideyuki Adachi, 1969
  • Akundi Rao, 1970
  • Alok Ray, 1971
  • Arup Mallik and Anjan Mukerji, 1972
  • John Pomery and Charles Wilson, 1973
  • Forrest Nelson, 1974
  • Swapan Das Gupta and Nicholas Rau, 1975
  • Lung-Fei Lee and Kazuo Nishimura, 1976
  • Nasser Saidi, 1977
  • Shin-Ichi Takekuma, 1978
  • Charles Miller, 1979
  • Kalyan Sanyal, 1980
  • Mark Edwards and Michael Toman, 1981
  • Jae-Cheol Kim, 1982
  • Kenneth Yasuda, 1983
  • no award, 1984
  • Youngsub Chun, 1985
  • Michele Boldrin, 1986
  • Alain Paquet, 1987
  • Takao Kataoka, 1988
  • Mark Hertzendorf, 1989
  • Miguel Gouveia, 1990
  • no award, 1991
  • Thomas Nechyba, 1992
  • Stephen Ching, 1993
  • Pierre Sarte and Tayfun Sönmez, 1994
  • Idione Soza, 2008
  • Eun Jeong Heo and Akira Yokotani, 2009
  • Karol Szwagrzak, 2010
  • Wonki Cho, 2011
  • Liquan Huang and Umair Khalil, 2012
  • Heng Liu and David Slichter, 2013
  • Corina Boar, 2014
  • Alon Bergman and Esat Doruk Cetemen, 2015
  • Lucas Pahl, 2016