Faculty Highlights

Faculty highlights – spring 2016

Faculty highlights – spring 2016

Sushil Adhikari, associate professor, and Oladiran Fasina, professor, both in the Department of Biosystems Engineering, were named 2015-16 Alumni Professors, and the Department of Biosystems Engineering received the Auburn University Departmental Award for Excellence in Education. Virginia Davis, alumni professor of chemical engineering, received the Award for Excellence in Faculty […]

by × June 3, 2016 ×

Faculty highlights- fall 2015

David Bevly has been named the inaugural Bill and Lana McNair distinguished professor of mechanical engineering, where he has been a faculty member since 2001. Saad Biaz, professor of computer science and software engineering, has been awarded a grant of $320,000 for three years from the National Science Foundation to […]

by × December 10, 2015 ×
Faculty highlights- spring 2015

Faculty highlights- spring 2015

Sushil Adhikari, associate professor of biosystems engineering, has been recognized as one of the world’s most influential minds. In a report titled “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014,” Thomson Reuters presents the authors of the most highly cited research works of the past decade. To be listed, a researcher’s […]

by × May 5, 2015 ×

Faculty Highlights – Fall 2014

From the desk of… Joshua Batterson, assistant research professor of aerospace engineering, and his contract partners have received more than $2.5 million from NASA and the Department of Defense during the past three years to predict, model and analyze combustion instability in rockets, jet engines and scramjets. Batterson is currently […]

by × November 24, 2014 ×

Faculty Highlights – Spring 2014

From the desk of… Mark Byrne, Daniel F. and Josephine Breeden associate professor of chemical engineering, has been awarded a $400,000 grant from the National Institute of Health to study and develop extended-wear contact lenses that treat glaucoma by slowly releasing a controlled dose of medication to the eye over […]

by × July 11, 2014 ×

Recipients of Auburn’s Faculty Awards Celebrating Excellence – Fall 2013

David Umphress, associate professor of computer science and software engineering, is the recipient of one of this year’s Gerald and Emily Leischuck Endowed Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching. Casey Cegielski, associate professor in the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business, was also honored. The award recognizes two full-time, tenured […]

by × December 4, 2013 ×

New Faces in Engineering – Fall 2013

Melissa Baumann joins Auburn as assistant provost of undergraduate education and director of the Honors College. She will also be serving in the Department of Mechanical Engineering as professor. Baumann was previously associate dean of the Honors College and associate professor of chemical engineering and materials science at Michigan State […]

by × December 4, 2013 ×

Faculty Highlights – Fall 2013

From the desk of . . . Sushil Adhikari, assistant professor of biosystems engineering, received the 2013 New Holland Young Researcher Award from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, which recognized him as the top researcher under the age of 40. Adhikari was honored for his outstanding contributions […]

by × December 4, 2013 ×

Faculty Highlights – Spring/Summer 2013

From the desk of . . . Prathima Agrawal, director of Auburn’s Wireless Engineering Research and Education Center, Alireza Babaei, former post-doctoral fellow in the center, and Bijan Jabbari, professor of electrical and computer engineering at George Mason University, have received the best paper award from the Journal of Communications […]

by × June 6, 2013 ×

Faculty Highlights – Fall/Winter 2013

From the desk of . . . Sabit Adanur, faculty member in polymer and fiber engineering, gave a talk on higher education in the United States and participated in a panel discussion as part of a workshop at Marmara University in Istanbul, Turkey, on July 6. The workshop, “Restructuring of […]

by × November 6, 2012 ×