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Faculty and Staff

Scientists garner innovation awards for cancer and materials research

The Science Research and Innovation Seed awards were given to four multidisciplinary research teams working on cancer diagnostics and materials science.  

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Faculty and Staff

Fall awards: Celebrating excellence in research and administration

The College of Science celebrated research and administrative excellence at its 2019 Fall Faculty and Staff Awards ceremony.

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Physics

Going the distance: Successful Physics 20X series goes online

The Physics Department launched a fully online version of the Introductory Algebra-based Physics series.

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Physics

Two physics graduate students win 2019 NASA grants

Two College of Science graduate students have received prestigious NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology awards in 2019.

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Mathematics

Mathematician elected Fellow of American Physical Society for advancing understanding of climate change

Mathematics Professor Juan Restrepo has been elected a 2019 Fellow of the American Physical Society.

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Alumni and Friends

Distinguished Service Award: Embracing a legacy of Chinese scholarship

The Wei Family Foundation will receive College of Science Distinguished Service Award for their extraordinary commitment to the university and institution.

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Alumni and Friends

Eminent climate scientist wins 2019 Lifetime Achievement in Science Award

Pioneering climate scientist and alumnus Warren Washington to present the 2019 Distinguished Lecture on October 11, 2019.

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Biomedical Science

Removing bottlenecks to metastatic cancer through biophysics

Physicist Bo Sun had a breakthrough discovery that remove bottlenecks to making more effective metastatic cancer treatments a reality with tremendous social impact.

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Faculty and Staff

Physicist receives NSF Career award and more

Bo Sun, associate professor of physics, receives prestigious National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award of $740K.

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Students

Goldwater scholar is “a physicist to his fingertips”

Honors physics and mathematics student Ryan Tollefsen received a 2019 Goldwater award. He was one of four OSU students selected for the prestigious award.

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Faculty and Staff

New physics professor to significantly expand astrophysics program

The College of Science welcomes renowned astrophysicist Xavier Siemens as a new professor of physics.