COSAM Today

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, October 22, 2019



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Professors Awarded DIA Grants to Study Aerospace Threats

“We are very excited to have the opportunity to work collaboratively with the DIA and our Huntsville partners on this project, in which we will develop tools aimed at maintaining the security of our nation,” Carpenter said. “Advanced physics methods fused with statistical learning tools can lead to discoveries about aerospace vehicles which has previously not been extractable with conventional threat assessment approaches.” Read more about this collaboration between the Department of Mathematics and Statistics with the Aerospace Engineering Department.

2

COSAM Professor Selected for Prestigious Gerald and Emily Leischuck Endowed President Award for Excellence in Teaching

“I wanted to apply for the Gerald and Emily Leischuck Endowed President Award for Excellence in Teaching because it truly shows the impact of my actual teaching in the classroom,” explained Dr. Paul Cobine from the Department of Biological Sciences." Learn more about the impact this professor makes in the classroom

3

COSAM Staff Spotlight - Glenda Stroud

In this COSAM Staff Spotlight, learn more about Glenda Stroud from the Department of Physics. Click here to read her spotlight.

4

Meet COSAM Researchers Working with Marvelous Metals

“National Chemistry Week increases the awareness of the entire field of chemistry,” explained Dr. Curtis Shannon, Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. “Undergraduate students who pursue a degree in chemistry develop a solid foundation that provides an advantage to more advanced training such as pre-health, graduate school, and professional schools.” Learn about the impact researchers in COSAM are making.

5

COSAM Alumna Working to Improve Soil Fertility Back at Auburn as a Young Professor in the College of Agriculture

“Much of my research is focused on soil fertility – determining how to best apply fertilizers to maximize crop nutrient uptake and minimize environmental loss of nutrients,” Gamble explained. “We want to provide farmers with recommendations for rates, sources and timing of application of fertilizer, so that we can increase revenue for farmers while preventing environmental pollution.” Read more about this COSAM alumna

6

Get Ready for Halloween with Fright Night Fridays

Don’t miss the last Fright Night Friday of the year! Join us on this Friday, October 25, to watch Hocus Pocus at 6:30 p.m. and The Craft at 8:30 p.m. Check out Fright Night Fridays!


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