Research Awards and Recognition

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

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

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

2020

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

2019

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

2015

For “Magnetocaloric Effect in Metallic Nanostructures”

2015

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

2010

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