COSAM Today is a newsletter that provides alumni and friends of the Auburn University College of Sciences and Mathematics, or COSAM, with a smart way to stay on top of the latest news and updates from the college.

Tuesday, November 06, 2018


Message from Dean Giordano - November 2018

Auburn University is working with Louisiana State University to offer students in the SEC a specialized course in mathematics. Read more about this important partnership in the November message from Dean Giordano


Steven Mansoorabadi, Rising Star Researching Methane Conversion

Congratulations to Dr. Steven Mansoorabadi, an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, who has been recognized as a rising star by the editors of ACS Biochemistry. Learn more about COSAM’s rising star!


COSAM’s Putter Tiatragul Selected to Present at University’s Thesis Competition

“Presenting at the 3MT® Competition is important for me because it is a way for me to distill my academic research into a compelling story I can share with my family and friends,” explains Putter Tiatragul. Find out more about this COSAM student who is one of just 10 students presenting at this prestigious competition.


Alumni Spotlight: Daniel White, Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, Clearside Biomedical

Learn about a COSAM alumnus who is fascinated by biology and a founder of a major biomedical company. “If you are currently a student or graduate student, I think it is highly likely you don’t know where your career will take you,” Daniel White explains. “Be patient and enjoy the journey and enjoy learning.” Find out more about this exceptional alumnus of COSAM.


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