Through a $666,000 grant, NASA is supporting a collaborative research project between Northern Arizona University and Lowell Observatory, “Investigating the Stability of Trace Species in Titan’s Lakes and Seas.” NAU will receive $349,000 over three years to conduct experiments that examine the behavior of various chemical interactions. Co-principal investigator on the project, Gerrick Lindberg, is an associate professor in NAU’s Department of Applied Physics and Materials Science. He is leading the effort to understand Titan’s lakes from the molecular… Read more
Funded through a National Science Foundation grant of more than $4 million, ¡MIRA!/APMS are teaming up with Arizona State University and other regional partners in a five-year effort to expand the reach of the Nanotechnology Collaborative Infrastructure Southwest (NCI-SW) to the communities of northern Arizona and the Four Corners region. NCI-SW is the southwest regional node of the Read more
APMS and ¡MIRA! Associate Professor Inès Montaño is leading an NAU team in establishing the Center for Quantum Networks (CQN), a new NSF Engineering Research Center (ERC). NAU will be receiving nearly $2 million in funding as a CQN contributing partner in the areas of research, education and workforce development. CQN aims to lay the foundations of the quantum internet, which will revolutionize how humankind computes, communicates and senses the world by creating a fabric to connect quantum computers,… Read more
APMS senior Ethan Goff received two awards for his work with the Supplemental Instruction (SI) program that provides peer instructional support to NAU undergraduate students. The two awards are the SI Excellence in Leadership and SI Excellence in Peer Leadership awards. Ethan will be graduating this fall with a double major in Chemistry and Physics and Astronomy.
APMS senior Adrián Luna was recently recognized at an awards banquet for the top students graduating this fall. He is recognized as the Distinguished Senior in the College of Engineering, Informatics, and Applied Sciences. In addition, Adrián is one of the 28 recipients of the Gold Axe Award, given to the most accomplished students across the university, as well as the recipient of the President’s Prize, the most prestigious award for undergraduates at NAU. He will be graduating… Read more