Tag: funding

Into the Lab: Industrial and systems

Industrial and systems engineering faculty members Jerry Davis, Rich Sesek and Sean Gallagher have been awarded two grants totaling $1.5 million from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to support occupational safety and ergonomics and occupational injury prevention graduate programs in the department. “We are very pleased that our peer-reviewed proposals have…




Into the Lab: Polymer and fiber

Maria Auad, associate professor in the Department of Polymer and Fiber Engineering, will lead an institute on environmentally-friendly materials. She has been awarded a $100,000 National Science Foundation grant to organize and direct the Pan-American Advanced Studies Institute, a jointly supported initiative between the Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation to foster collaborations…




Innovation at it’s finest

Four Auburn faculty members have been awarded grants totaling more than $600,000 through the Alabama Innovation Fund as part of Accelerate Alabama, the state’s long-term plan to prioritize economic development. Oladiran Fasina in the Department of Biosystems Engineering, and engineering faculty members Weikuan Yu in the Department of Computer Science and Software, Bruce Tatarchuk in…