Research Awards and Recognition

With nearly $15M in annual research grants, our faculty are leaders in receiving peer-reviewed federal and state grants.


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.


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


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


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


For “Magnetocaloric Effect in Metallic Nanostructures”


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


For “Strain Balanced Quantum Dots for high Concentration Photovoltaics”

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