Apr 08, 2022 | Lauren Perkins faculty The College of Science is home to many outstanding students, faculty, and staff. On Tuesday, April 5, COS gathered to recognize several individuals for Honors Day. The Program of Events from the day can be found here. Following the acknowledgment of the exceptional groups that make up the Department Chairs and staff assistants, advisors, ambassadors, scholar athletes, President's list, and Dean's lists, COS presented several honors of distinction awards. Undergraduate Research Graduate Research Department Undergraduate Achievement Awards Highest Undergraduate Achievement Award Graduate Teaching Assistant Award Graduate Research Assistant Award Faculty Excellence in Research Faculty Excellence in Teaching Dean's Service Award Undergraduate Research Horizons Poster Session Ms. Elizabeth Bowman accepts Dean's Service Award at Honors Day Convocation. JBeeh Photography 1st place: Areeb Mohammed, Computer ScienceUnderstanding Team Behavior and Response in Stressful Situations 2nd place: Christopher San Miguel, Biological SciencesOptimization of Taq DNA Polymerase Production in Bacteria 3rd place: Todd McKinney, Atmospheric & Earth ScienceAnalysis of UAH Air Mass Sources for the 2021 year using HYSPLIT with Python Graduate Research Horizons Poster Session 1st place: Jacob Abramowitz, Atmospheric & Earth ScienceDifferentiating Oil Palm Plantations from Natural Forest to Improve Land Cover Mapping in Ghana 3rd place: McKenna Price-Patak, Atmospheric & Earth ScienceRegional Monsoonal Landslide Vulnerability in Nepal Department Undergraduate Achievement Dr. Tathagata Mukherjee accepts Faculty Excellence in Research Award at Honors Day Convocation. JBeeh Photography Atmospheric & Earth Science Rachel Suhs Biological Sciences Jeremy "Foster" Sims Chemistry Christopher "Riley" Apperson Computer Science Sierra Laney Mathematical Sciences Samuel Johnson Physics & Astronomy Ella James Highest Undergraduate Achievement Nazar Pyvovar Dr. Themis Chronis accepts Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award at Honors Day Convocation. JBeeh Photography Physics & Astronomy Graduate Teaching Assistant Award Emily Hunt Department of Chemistry Graduate Research Assistant Award Trang Thuy Vo Department of Atmospheric & Earth Science Faculty Excellence in Research Award Dr. Tathagata Mukherjee Department of Computer Science Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award Dr. Themis Chronis Department of Physics & Astronomy Dean's Service Award Ms. Elizabeth Bowman Department of Mathematical Sciences All photos from the event can be viewed on our Facebook page.