Mike Philben awarded prestigious NSF CAREER grant

Michael Philben, Assistant Professor in the departments of Chemistry and Geological & Environmental Sciences, was recently awarded a Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) grant with the National Science Foundation for $507,824. The project is titled CAREER: Detecting warming impacts on carbon accumulation across a climate transect of Michigan peatlands.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award is the most prestigious award presented by the NSF to support junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through research and education, and the integration of these endeavors in the context of their organizations’ missions. Learn more about Michael’s project to study how warming affects peatlands’ ability to reduce greenhouse gas in the Campus News.

Congratulations on your award and achievement, Mike!

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