2016 Research and Creative Activity (RCA) Awards
In recognition of the research, scholarly, and artistic achievements of NAU faculty and students—and their importance in serving our region and society—the Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to announce the 2016 Research and Creative Activity (RCA) Awards program.
Most Promising New Scholar
Nicholas McKay, Assistant Professor
School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability
Most Promising Postdoctoral Researcher/Scholar
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Most Promising Graduate Student Researcher/Scholar
Department of English
Research Mentorship Award (tie)
Chun-Hsing Jun Ho, Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Engineering, Construction Management and Environmental Engineering
Dave Wagner, Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
Most Significant Research/Scholarly Work
Faster Decomposition Under Increased Atmospheric CO Limits Soil Carbon Storage Journal Article by Kees Jan van Groenigen, Assistant Research Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, and Qi X, Osenberg CW, Luo Y, Hungate BA. In: Science (2014), 344(6183):508-509.
Most Significant Artistic/Creative Work
“Flowing Waters Caress Fallen Petal” and “Lambent.” Music compositions by Bruce Reiprich, Professor, School of Music.
Please e-mail Christine Smith or call 523-8594.