NSF CAREER Award Winner
Dr. Locklin is committed to producing bright, well-rounded graduates by exposing his students to multi-disciplinary research. He has been awarded the Central Intelligence Agency Young Investigator Award (2007) and the NSF CAREER Award (2010). In addition, Dr. Locklin is the founding director of the University of Georgia New Materials Institute and a key player in UGA’s partnership with Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA), a public-private partnership funded partially by a $75 million commitment from the U.S. Department of Defense. AFFOA’s goal is to accelerate innovation involving fibers and textiles through advances in manufacturing and engineering.