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- Assistant Professor Floris van Breugel on Aug. 18, 2023 was awarded a four-year, $2 million National Science Foundation Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) grant for his research project Resilient autonomous navigation inspired by the insect central complex and sensorimotor control motifs. van Breugel is the principal investigator on the project, leading a team of four faculty from Caltech; the University of California, Berkeley; and the University of Washington.
- Professor Eric Wang has been selected as the 2023 recipients of the Paul and Judy Bible University Teaching Excellence Award. This award is given to recognize and celebrate outstanding teaching by University of Nevada, Reno faculty members.
- Assistant Professor Aditya Nair is the principle investigator of a winning Department of Defence Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research grant for fiscal year 2022, with a $600,000 award. Assistant Professor Floris van Breugel is collaborating on the project.
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