Research Park Intern Award Finalists Announced

Category : Recognition & Awards
Posted on: July 25, 2017

We are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2017 Research Park Intern Awards. We will officially name the winners on Thursday, July 27, during the annual intern picnic (4:30 -6:30 pm). There will be food, fun (a FIRE DANCER!), and of course, awards. Find more information on the event, click HERE.

The finalists are (in Alpha order):

Best Entrepreneurial Leadership in a Startup
Wiley Jones, Petronics
Daniella Kalume, SpectroClick
Elizabeth R. Livingston, Illinois Rocstar

Most Advanced Marketing/Business Development
Jacob Ebens, Tech Nest at AARP
Kshitij Inamdar, Brunswick Innovation Laboratory
Alexa Musgrove, Agrible

Best Technological Innovation
Dario Aranguiz, Petronics
Wanxin Bai, Gartner
Daniel Gardner, OceanComm

Most Outstanding Undergraduate Intern
Luke Calian, Illinois Rocstar
Roshen Samuel, AbbVie Innovation Center
Daniel Yuan, Reconstruct

Most Outstanding Graduate Student Intern
Naila Bushra, Yahoo!
Yang Liu, Caterpillar Simulation Center
Fikriyah Winata, State Farm Research and Development Center

Most Oustanding Team
Syngenta Digital Innovation Lab
The Tech Nest at AARP