Faculty and Staff News

Awards presented at college convocation

Mike Weber, natural resource ecology and management, has been named the Harmon Family Professor in Forestry. Weber was awarded the professorship in a medallion ceremony at the convocation on Sept. 12. More

Matt Helmers and Basil Nikolau also received the Dean Lee R. Kolmer Award for Excellence in Applied Research at the convocation. Helmers, agricultural and biosystems engineering, holds the Dean’s Professorship in CALS, is leader of the nitrate team for the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy and is nationally recognized for his research on cropping system management and field drainage. Nikolau, biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology, is director of the Center for Metobolic Biology, director of the W.M. Keck Metobolomics Research Laboratory, deputy director of the NSF-funded Engineering Research Center for biorenewable Chemicals and is recognized national and internationally as an expert in plant metabolic biology. More

New faculty and staff

guide (PDF) to faculty and staff who joined the college in the previous year was distributed as part of the fall convocation.