C&O student Ava Pun receives Jessie W. H. Zou Memorial Award

Thursday, May 16, 2024

Congratulations to Ava Pun, this year’s recipient of the Jessie W. H. Zou Memorial Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research. The award, created by Computer Science professor Ming Li and his family in honour of his late wife Jessie Wenhui Zou, recognizes excellence in undergraduate research. It comes with a prize of $1000.  

Pun is a final year Computer Science and Combinatorics & Optimization major. She received the award in recognition of her research on simulating virtual training environments for autonomous vehicles, which she conducted at the start-up Waabi.

“I feel incredibly happy and grateful to win this award, and I feel honoured that my research has been recognized,” Pun says.

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