Friedman_NSF Career_01 (IMAGE) University of Texas at El Paso Caption Alexander Friedman, Ph.D., assistant professor in the UTEP College of Science, received a $1.15 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program, the foundation’s highest award in support of junior faculty who have the potential to serve as role models in research and education. The funding will support his work on the neural mechanisms of decision-making. Credit The University of Texas at El Paso. Usage Restrictions None License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.