Phi Beta Kappa elects 45


Forty-five seniors were elected to MIT's Xi Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. The initiation ceremony will be held Thursday, June 8, and is open to all Phi Beta Kappa members at MIT, wherever initiated. The new members divided by field are:

Biology: Meghan E. Bowser, New Castle, PA, Stephen Y. Chan, Lexington, KY, Yvonne R. Chan, Eatontown, NJ, Alexander S. Chen, Potomac, MD, Marina P. On, Sunnyvale, CA, Christina A. Onufryk, Flanders, NJ, Lawrence D. Willison, Moorestown, NJ, Kityue Wong, Princeton, NJ, and Russell V. Yu, Munster, IN.

Chemical Engineering: Esther K.K. Chang, Richmond Hill, Ont.

Chemistry: David E. Brown, Orlando, FL, Thomas Lee, New York City, Clara C. Poon, Palo Alto, CA, and Paulus W. Wanandi, Cambridge.

Chemistry and Chemical Engineering: Patrick M. Piccione, Washington, DC.

Economics: Oded I. Asherie, Larchmont, NY.

Economics and Mathematics: Asim I. Khwaja, Punjab, Pakistan and Stephen J. McNamara, Fort Salonga, NY.

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science: Sumit Basu, Ames, IA, Yassir K. Elley, Tenafly, NJ, Robert O. Grimm, Wuerzburg, Germany, Jocelyn T. Nee, Ridgecrest, CA, Surajit Sarkar, Summit, NJ, and Emilija M. Simic, Belgrade, Yugoslavia.

EECS and Mathematics: Qinghua Zheng, Guangdong, China.

EECS and Physics: Robin K. Huang, North Kingstown, RI, Joshua D.S. Koppelman, Columbia, MD, and Noah D. Zamdmer, New York City.

EECS, Physics and Mathematics: Steven G. Johnson, St. Charles, IL.

Humanities: Rebecca D. Kaplan, Hamilton, Ont.

Materials Science and Engineering: Andrew Y. Kim, Hayward, CA.

Mathematics: Daniel G. Brown, Grand Rapids, MI, and Henry L. Cohn, Arlington, MA.

Mathematics and Linguistics and Philosophy: Jesse C. Elliott, Holyoke, MA.

Mathematics and Management: Brian E. Blatnik, Menomonee Falls, WI.

Mathematics and Music: Edward W. Kohler, Holliston, MA.

Mechanical Engineering: Stephen M. Lin, Longmeadow, MA.

Physics: Eugene Chiang, Dix Hills, NY, Peter M. Goldstein, West Nyack, NY, Ilya L. Kurland, Pittsburgh, PA, Eliot Quataert, Vestal, NY, and John-David T. Smith, Owensboro, KY.

Physics and Mathematics: Edward A. Baltz, East Setauket, NY, Fernando A. Broner, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Szymon M. Rusinkiewicz, Richmond, TX.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on June 7, 1995.


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