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DMS graduate student Shuoyang Wang selected for COSAM Dean's Research Award

03/30/2022

 

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Auburn researchers receive $635,169 USDA award to understand mechanisms associated with decreased mineral nutritional quality in soybeans grown in elevated carbon dioxide

Courtney Leisner

03/22/2022

Soybeans grown with exposure to higher levels of CO2 have higher yields but reduced amount of mineral nutrients, which then leads to less nutritious food affecting the entire food ecosystem.

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Maurer named Stewart W. Schneller Endowed Chair

Dave Maurer

03/22/2022

David Maurer, professor in the Department of Physics, has been named the Stewart W. Schneller Endowed Chair through Sept. 30, 2026. The Schneller Endowed Chair was established by friends, alumni, students, and colleagues in honor of former COSAM Dean Stewart Schneller. “Being selected as the Schneller Endowed Chair is truly a great honor and makes me reflect upon my contributions to Auburn and my broader research community, and motivates me to continue to make a difference through my future research, teaching, and service,” Maurer said.

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DMS faculty members Chen and Govil recognized via the Auburn Author Awards

03/21/2022

     

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Zheng receives NSF funding as sole PI for her project

03/16/2022

DMS is happy to announce that Dr. Jingyi (Ginny) Zheng has received NSF funding as sole PI for her project “Towards A Manifold-based Framework for the Brain-Computer Interface.” The project period is 05/01/22 – 04/30/24 award amount is ~$175k. Please find the award abstract at  https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=2153492   Congrats, Ginny!

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DMS congratulates van Wyk and Huang

03/16/2022

         

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Brian Counterman receives $1.5 million NSF CAREER Award to investigate plasticity, genetic and environmental impacts on butterflies

Brian Counterman

03/15/2022

Brian Counterman conducts research asking insightful questions about the environment, genetics and mating preferences impacting the Dogface Butterfly. He is the recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for $1,565,641 for “Physiological genomics of sexually dimorphic developmental plasticity on butterfly wings.” His research will also help inspire the next generation of scientists currently in Alabama middle schools through outreach programs.

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DMSs Sukhtaiev selected for Robert K. Butz Award for Excellence in Teaching for 2022

03/14/2022

 

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City of Auburn and Auburn University collaborate to implement GIS advancements and applications through fellowship

GIS Fellowship program, left to right: City of Auburn GIS Technician Jennifer McKibben, GIS Fellow Jacob Mayberry, City of Auburn Deputy Chief Information Officer Christopher Graff, City of Auburn GIS Analyst Stephanie Canady

03/08/2022

The City of Auburn and Auburn University are partnering together to create an annual fellowship to provide students with hands-on experience using practical skills in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The current student, Jacob Mayberry, has been expanding several advanced geospatial data models by leveraging multiple field collection products, remote sensing technology, and building information management systems to improve the city’s facility and asset management operations since he started the MS program in Geography in the fall of 2021.   

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Spotlight on Auburn University’s Small Satellite Program: A mission to educate future leaders through space research

03/08/2022

Imagine, as a student, having a once in a lifetime opportunity to build a satellite and launch it into space while on campus at Auburn University. One such opportunity does exist within COSAM, and it’s recruiting new students for future space missions! The Auburn University Small Satellite Program (AUSSP) is both a workforce development program and a space science and technology research program. In AUSSP, students get to design, build, test, and operate CubeSats - small, cube-shaped satellites - that are launched into orbit around Earth where they perform science missions.

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Students explore research opportunities at COSAM Undergraduate Research Fair

03/01/2022

The Office of Student Services in the College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM) held its 4th annual Undergraduate Research Fair on Feb. 16 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Auburn University Student Center Ballroom. 

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R. Graham Cooks from Purdue University, this year’s Kosolapoff Award Winner, speaks about mass spectrometry

K-awards - Ahmed Hamid presenting the award to Cooks

03/01/2022

Graham Cooks, the Henry B. Hass Distinguished Professor in Analytical Chemistry from Purdue University, is the recipient of the Auburn University 36th Annual G. M. Kosolapoff Award. His research involves using mass spectrometry, the science and technology of ions. He leads experiments that provide immediate information during surgery in the operating room through direct tissue analysis.

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COSAM alumnus Steven Clontz’s journey in mathematics, puzzle design and latest puzzle "SumIt"

Dr. Clontz

03/01/2022

The web-based word game Wordle has soared to popularity in recent months, but for those wanting to put their mathematics brainpower to the test, a daily math puzzle called SumIt now exists – which happens to be created by COSAM alumnus Steven Clontz. 

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'Lunch N Learn' event showcases support AMSTI offers to schools and educators

Pam Norris presents at AMSTI

03/01/2022

AMSTI or the Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiative held a ‘Lunch N Learn’ event to share their services for schools in their region.

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