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Inside COSAM Labs – Dr. Lorraine Wolf - Crustal Structure and Seismic Hazards

07/23/2019

Dr. Lorraine Wolf, a professor and researcher in the Department of Geosciences, primarily focuses her studies on areas of seismic hazards and near-surface geophysics. Using prehistoric evidence of past earthquakes, Dr. Wolf is hoping to learn more about earthquake cycles to help predict when there is a possibility of an earthquake.  The goal is to understand the structure of the crust in order to prepare for earthquake hazards.

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Richard M. Freeman, M.D., Receives the 2019 Paul W. Burleson Award

Richard M. Freeman, M.D. (middle) receives an award.

07/02/2019

Richard M. Freeman, M.D., is the recipient of the 2019 Paul W. Burleson Award from the Medical Association of the State of Alabama. This prestigious award is given to a physician member with a “medical career that encompasses not only high ethical and professional standards in patient care, but also includes extraordinary service to physician organizations at the county, state and national levels.”

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COSAM Faculty Focus – Geochemistry Lecturer Dr. Brennan van Alderwerelt

Dr. Brennan van Alderwerelt

07/02/2019

Since January 2019, Dr. Brennan van Alderwerelt has been a lecturer in the Department of Geosciences at the College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM) with a specialization in applied geochemistry.

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Dr. Bob Boyd Bridges Two Continents Representing Auburn University

07/02/2019

Standing at this obelisk or “Czar” Monument in Ekaterinburg in the Russian Federation, Dr. Robert Boyd has one foot in Asia and one foot in Europe. Although he stands on two different continents in this photo to the right, his career has stood on a solid foundation of science, teaching, and leadership for three decades.

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Brady Unzicker Receives Scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, Class of 2019

Brady Unzicker

07/02/2019

During the golden anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission, Brady Unzicker, a student in the Department of Physics, has been selected to be part of the Class of 2019 by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation.

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Guerngar accepts Assistant Professor position at University of North Alabama

06/28/2019

Serge (Ngartelbaye) Guerngar has accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor position at University of North Alabama. Serge is completing his PhD under the direction of Prof. Erkan Nane.Congratulations Serge!

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Schenck to join DMS as the Rosemary Kopel Brown Eminent Chair

06/27/2019

Dr. Henry (Hal) Schenck will be joining DMS as the Rosemary Kopel Brown Eminent Chair. Hal will be joining Auburn in November.

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Biochemistry Student Receives “The Distinguished Research Scholar Award” from the Honors College

06/25/2019

Congratulations to Chloe Haverkamp, a junior majoring in biochemistry in the College of Sciences and Mathematics.  Her thesis titled, Antiviral Drug Discovery: A 6’-Fluoroneplanocin analog and Ebola, received “The Distinguished Research Scholar Award” from Auburn University’s Honors College.

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COSAM Advisor is “Moving Mountains” for Cancer Research

Meredith Jones holding an Auburn University flag in North Carolina.

06/25/2019

Academic advisor Meredith Powell spends her days helping Auburn University students plan their future paths. As an advisor in the College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM), she helps navigate the path for future medical professionals, researchers and leaders. Meredith is also helping to move mountains to raise awareness about Multiple Myeloma through the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.

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S.C.O.R.E. Hosts VEX IQ Day Camp to Ready Competitors

06/25/2019

The week of June 10 marked the second year that the Southeastern Center of Robotics Education (S.C.O.R.E.) hosted the VEX IQ Day Camp for fourth, fifth and sixth graders.

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Online Applied Mathematical Course Brings Five SEC Universities Together

06/25/2019

Students at all five universities are part of a team lead by professors Junshan Lin from Auburn University and Stephen Shipman from Louisiana State University for a two-semester class, Spectral Theory in Modern Electromagnetics.

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Dr. Jack Feminella to Retire After 28 Years of Service

Dr. Feminella with the COSAM Leaders

06/18/2019

After 28 years of ascending the academic ladder at Auburn University, Dr. Jack Feminella is retiring, but it wasn’t a decision that was made lightly.

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Dr. Sarit Dhar Selected for 5 Sigma Physicist Award from the American Physical Society

Dr. Sarit Dhar

06/18/2019

Dr. Sarit Dhar, an associate professor in the Department of Physics, has been selected to receive the 5 Sigma Physicist Award for “performing outstanding advocacy that is crucial to maintaining the strength of U.S. scientific enterprise” as mentioned in APS News, June 2019.

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High School Students Gain Hands-On Research Experience through the Summer Science Institute

06/18/2019

Auburn University's Summer Science Institute presented by the College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM) provides high-achieving 10th and 11th grade students with an opportunity to learn from researchers and conduct experiments in the same labs that Auburn University students use.

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Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Leach Science Center

Leach Science Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

06/11/2019

"The Department of Physics has had a tremendous impact on our university and beyond," explained Dean Nicholas J. Giordano. "And with the new Leach Science Center we will continue to make an impact nationally and internationally for generations."

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Thi Thao Phuong Hoang receives NSF award

06/03/2019

Thi Thao Phuong Hoang has just received the official notification of her NSF award (from 8/1/2019 to 7/31/2022 (awarded amount: $149,660)):

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