Research Awards and Recognition

NSF CAREER Awards

The National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development Program is the most prestigious award for early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education, and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.

2021

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For "Expanding the capabilities of artificial intelligence systems using new brain-inspired methods"

2021

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Pratik Dholabhai

For “Interface-mediated Ionic Transport in Mismatched Complex Oxide Heterostructures: Role of Misfit Dislocations”

2020

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Michael Murdoch

For “Computational Model of Perceived Color and Appearance in Augmented Reality”

2019

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Ben Zwickl

For “Learning to Solve Problems in context-rich environments: A Naturalistic study in STEM Workplaces, research labs, project-based and lab courses”

2015

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Casey Miller

For “Magnetocaloric Effect in Metallic Nanostructures”

2015

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Mishkat Bhattacharya

For “Theory of Optomechanical Nanorotation Sensing – Approaching the Quantum Regime”

2010

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Seth Hubbard

For “Strain Balanced Quantum Dots for high Concentration Photovoltaics”

Fulbright Scholar Awards

Fulbright Scholar Awards are prestigious and competitive fellowships that provide unique opportunities for scholars to teach and conduct research abroad. Fulbright scholars also play a critical role in U.S. public diplomacy, establishing long-term relationships between people and nations.

2022

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Ben Zwickl

2022

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Michael Murdoch

For developing new techniques to study visual adaptation in augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR).

PI Millionaires

Since 2000, the College of Science recognized 31 investigators and researchers who have achieved $1 million or more in funding by inducting them into a class of "PI Millionaires."

Recent Grant Awards

Faculty across the College of Science are leaders in receiving peer-reviewed federal and state grants to support our students and research laboratories. 

Recent Grant Awards