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  • Knowledge-based industries crucial to Alabama's economic future

    February 21, 2017

    The state of Alabama has welcomed and benefited from new industries over the decades and now looks forward to the knowledge-based economy of tomorrow. To maximize our potential, it's incumbent that we invest in our workforce and nurture government, business and industry partnerships, especially those in sectors building upon advanced technologies … Full story

  • Wall Street Journal highlights Auburn University and local communities for economic development partnerships

    December 20, 2016

    Many groups. One goal: Thrive in the knowledge-based economy of tomorrow. The success of Auburn University and Lee County made national news when the Wall Street Journal focused on the economic resilience of college towns that offset fading industries with new high-tech opportunities. … Full story

  • Auburn's Huntsville Research Center brings university and industry partners together

    September 9, 2016

    The Auburn University Huntsville Research Center, established in 2010 in Huntsville's Cummings Research Park, gives north Alabama businesses, industries and government agencies convenient access to Auburn's research capabilities. Headed by Rodney Robertson, former director of the technical center of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense … Full story

  • Auburn University's research symposium features Auburn Talks, Creative Scholarship Showcase

    August 29, 2016

    Auburn University will hold its "This is Research: Faculty Symposium 2016" Sept. 16 at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center to recognize research and creative scholarship of Auburn and Auburn Montgomery faculty."This is an excellent way for our researchers to develop collaborative relationships … Full story

  • Auburn University researcher wins National Science Foundation award for technological innovation

    August 1, 2016

    Auburn University mechanical engineering professor Pradeep Lall has received a top National Science Foundation award for his work as director of Auburn's Center for Advanced Vehicle and Extreme Environment Electronics, or CAVE3. His research includes developing methods for protecting electronics in harsh environments … Full story

  • LAUNCH awards help Auburn faculty move research into the marketplace

    July 11, 2016

    Experts at Auburn University are working together to transform their best ideas into products and services that impact the economy of the state and region. Auburn's Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development recently recognized three faculty members' efforts by awarding them funding … Full story

  • THIS IS RESEARCH: Student Symposium to be held April 12-13

    April 5, 2016

    This is Research Symposia brings researchers and creative scholars together in celebration of their discoveries and innovations. Whether the research is based in arts, sciences, and professional programs, or in developing solutions to meet the needs of society, research is a central component of Auburn… Full story

  • CNN Covers Vapor Wake Detection Dogs Deployed by NYPD

    March 28, 2016

    Auburn's Vapor Wake Detection Dogs deployed by NYPD and featured on CNN. Full story

  • Weete stepping down as Auburn Research and Technology Foundation executive director

    December 11, 2015

    John M. Mason Jr., Auburn University vice president for research and economic development and president of the Auburn Research and Technology Foundation, or ARTF, today announced that John Weete has given notice of his intention to step down as the executive director for the ARTF, effective Jan. 31. Full story

  • Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine Researchers Seek Breakthrough in Cancer Treatment

    November 4, 2015

    Dr. Bruce Smith’s guiding philosophy in the work he does is simple: he wants his patients to die with their cancer, not from cancer. And while curing cancer is not right around the corner, what researchers at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine want is to help their veterinary patients live longer, with hope for the same results for human cancer patients. Full story

  • Inaugural Auburn University Research Advisory Board Advancement of Research and Scholarship Achievement Award presented to Dr. Geoffrey Hill

    October 23, 2015

    In September, at the recent, “This is Research: Faculty Symposium” Dr. Geoffrey Hill, a professor in Auburn’s Department of Biological Sciences, was presented with the inaugural Research Advisory Board Advancement of Research and Scholarship Achievement Award… Full story

  • Auburn University named finalist for 2015 Economic Prosperity University Awards

    October 19, 2015

    The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, or APLU, has included Auburn University among the six public research institutions identified as finalists for its third annual Innovation and Economic Prosperity University Awards. Full story

  • Auburn University experts say biosecurity is crucial in the fight against Avian Influenza

    June 29, 2015

    While avian influenza has been confirmed in 20 states, Alabama remains free of the disease and Alabama poultry producers are doing all that they can to keep the disease at bay. A poultry scientist with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System said poultry producers are more vigilant than ever when it comes to sanitation and other biosecurity measures. Full story

  • Auburn University named Innovation and Economic Prosperity University

    June 26, 2015

    One of the nation's top higher education associations today recognized Auburn University for leadership in fostering economic growth, prosperity and innovation. The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities named Auburn an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University… Full story

  • GE Aviation readies first 3-D printed jet engine nozzle at Alabama plant, partners with Auburn University

    June 17, 2015

    GE Aviation, one of the world’s top aircraft engine producers, announced plans to introduce high-volume production of the fuel nozzle using additive manufacturing in Auburn at last year’s Farnborough International Airshow. Full story

  • Auburn University Research Initiative in Cancer announces academic-biotech collaboration

    June 1, 2015

    Researchers from the Auburn University Research Initiative in Cancer, or AURIC, and Nuovo Biologics LLC, of Davie, Florida, have announced a partnership to develop new therapies for cancer. Initially targeting canine malignant melanoma, or skin cancer, a deadly tumor that affects many dogs, the team will be testing Nuovo’s innovative anti-cancer peptide drug MMX for its ability to treat these tumors. Full story

  • Auburn University holds grand opening for its new RFID Lab; announces joint project with Amazon

    May 27, 2015

    Auburn University’s new RFID Lab held its grand opening Wednesday, during which Amazon announced a joint project with Auburn to explore the business case for the implementation of RFID within the Amazon supply chain. Full story

  • Auburn Experts Pave the Way

    February 23, 2015

    David Timm, Brasfield & Gorrie professor in Auburn University’s Department of Civil Engineering, served as a keynote speaker at the 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Urbanization in Hong Kong in December. Full story

  • Auburn University and the University of Massachusetts Medical School team with French Biotech Company to treat neurologic disorder in children

    February 16, 2015

    Auburn University and the University of Massachusetts Medical (UMMS) school have partnered with Paris-based biotech firm, Lysogene, in studies related to GM1 glandliosidosis. Full story

  • Alabama Cyber Research Consortium Awarded National Science Foundation Grant

    November 18, 2014

    A newly organized consortium of the state’s top university cyber researchers has been awarded an NSF Science, Technology, and Society grant to develop a three-day conference at the National Science Foundation in Bethesda, Maryland in May. Full story

  • Auburn’s Gulf Coast Research and Extension Center and the Underwood Family: Putting Good Ideas To Work in the Pecan Industry

    November 17, 2014

    One measure of a land-grant university’s success is the impact it has on people throughout its state. The Underwoods, from Baldwin County, Alabama, are leaders in the pecan industry and credit Auburn… Full story

  • Alabama Power Foundation establishes interdisciplinary research institute in honor of Charles D. McCrary at Auburn University

    November 10, 2014

    The Alabama Power Foundation has made a significant philanthropic investment—the largest gift to support research in university history… Full story