Susana Milla-Lewis Named University Faculty Scholar

Dr. Susana Milla-Lewis was recently selected as a 2017-18 University Faculty Scholar. This prestigious university program recognizes and rewards emerging academic leaders who turn research into solutions to society’s most pressing issues.

Recognized faculty are dedicated to serving the university community and their respective fields through scholarship, research and engagement. Dr. Milla-Lewis has established an outstanding turf grass breeding and genetic program at NC State University. Her principal research interests are in germplasm characterization and development of breeding populations, as well as the utilization of new technologies in association with conventional breeding methods for turfgrass improvement.

by Kaki Carl