Research Magazine

Auburn Research
Fall / Winter 2021
National Science Foundation CAREER Award Recipients

Five Auburn University researchers are recipients of awards totaling nearly $3 million in this year’s highly competitive and prestigious National Science Foundation, or NSF, CAREER awards program.

The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) program is a foundation-wide activity that offers the NSF’s most prestigious awards in support of 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.

Thi Thao Phuong Hoang
Dr. Thi Thao Phuong Hoang
Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Project Title
Efficient and Accurate Local Time-Stepping Algorithms for Multiscale Multiphysics Systems
Ming Chen
Dr. Ming Chen
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Project Title
Enantioselective Syntheses of Organoboron Compounds via Transition-Metal Catalysis
Jack Montgomery
Dr. Jack Montgomery
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Project Title
From Pore to Pipe: A Multiscale Experimental and Numerical Study of Piping in Unsaturated Soil
Ryan Comes
Dr. Ryan Comes
Department of Physics

Project Title
Topological Phenomena in 4D and 5D Complex Oxide Interfaces and Superlattices Grown by Hybrid Molecular Beam Epitaxy
Soledad Peresin
Dr. Soledad Peresin
School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences

Project Title
Unlocking the Potential of Natural Polymers for Efficient Removal of Emerging Contaminants from Drinking Water
Last updated: October 01, 2021