OSE Professor Victor Acosta Receives Two Major Honors -NSF CAREER Award and Cottrell Scholar award from RSCA

Departmental News

Victor Acosta

Posted: May 12, 2020

Congratulations are in order! Assistant Professor Victor Acosta, with OSE, Physics and CHTM, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award!

The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization. Activities pursued by early-career faculty should build a firm foundation for a lifetime of leadership in integrating education and research. NSF encourages submission of CAREER proposals from early-career faculty at all CAREER-eligible organizations and especially encourages women, members of underrepresented minority groups, and persons with disabilities to apply.

OSE Assistant Professor Victor Acosta Wins Cottrell Scholar award from RSCA

Congratulations are in order! Assistant Professor Victor Acosta, with OSE, CHTM and Physics has won the prestigious Cottrell Scholar award from RSCA.

Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA) is a foundation providing catalytic funding for innovative scientific research and the development of academic scientists since 1912.

The Cottrell Scholar Award honors and helps to develop outstanding teacher-scholars who are recognized by their scientific communities for the quality and innovation of their research programs and their academic leadership skills. The Cottrell Scholar Award provides entry into a national community of outstanding scholar-educators who produce significant research and educational outcomes