Creative Research & Scholarship Awards
The Creative Research and Scholarship Awards were created to recognize the research achievements and contributions of Auburn University faculty through the presentation of two annual awards. These awards are presented to faculty who have distinguished themselves through research, scholarly works, and/or creative contributions to their fields.
Congratulations to the 2022 Creative Research and Scholarship Award winners:
Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Engineering and Agriculture
Jin Wang, Walt and Virginia Woltosz Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Samuel Ginn College of Engineering
Wang is recognized for her innovative research in the areas of process identification/control, systems biology, and biochemical engineering. Projects under Wang’s leadership have included studies on biogas conversion, animal feed production, and the process of turning organic agricultural waste into bioplastics. A prolific innovator, Wang holds 14 U.S. patents and is a senior member of the National Academy of Inventors. She is esteemed for her excellence in both theoretical and experimental research and has received numerous other awards, including the Oak Ridge Associated Universities’ Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award and the Auburn Engineering Council Senior Faculty Research Award.