Congratulations to Associate Professor and Director of Wireless Networking and Information Processing(WiNIP) Lab , Dr. Fatemeh Afghah on receiving a $541,949 CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation. This is a prestigious grant, also known as the Faculty Early Career Development program. The program seeks to support early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education, and to lead advances in the mission… Read more
Dr. Fatemeh Afghah and graduate student Katie Orndahl receive award for 2020 Research and Creative Activity NAU Awards. Dr. Afghah received an award for Most Promising New Research Scholar while Katie Orndahl has received an award for Most Promising Graduate Student Research.
Dr. Kiona Ogle was awarded the CEIAS Distinguished Mentorship award to honor her remarkable work in extensive and effective mentorship of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars.
SICCS students, Shelby Elizabeth Hagemann and Brianna E Buchert received a 2020-2021 Hooper Undergraduate Research Award (HURA) awarded by the Office for Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity at NAU for their projects The Effects and Potential of Behavioral Mobile Health Applications on College Students and Modeling the effects of environmental temperature on the spread of an amphibian virus respectively.
Two Northern Arizona University students have been named national Goldwater Scholars, making this the fourth year in a row NAU has been represented and the third year with multiple scholarship winners. This prestigious award provides scholarships to undergraduates who intend to pursue research in their chosen field of natural sciences, mathematics or engineering.
Third-year student Beau Prince, studying mathematics, physics and astronomy, and sophomore Breezy Brock, studying microbiology, were selected from 1,343 students nationwide who were nominated. Only 396 are selected. Read more