Faculty Focus

May 29, 2020

Big Data for Better Sweetpotatoes

An interdisciplinary team led by Cranos Williams is setting out on a three-year project to use artificial intelligence to make sweetpotatoes even more profitable. The team will image hundreds of thousands of sweetpotatoes to increase the percentage of sweetpotatoes grown that are USDA grade 1.

Apr 30, 2020

2020 APS Awardees

Several faculty members from NC State's Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology will be recognized at Plant Health, 2020 in Denver, Colorado.

Mar 3, 2020

DEPP Attends APS Southern Division Meeting

DEPP members attended The American Phytopathological Society Southern Division meeting in Charleston, SC in February.

Feb 27, 2020

Ojiambo Named as University Faculty Scholar

Professor Peter Ojiambo was selected as one of 24 early- and mid-career faculty members who are recognized for their significant academic achievements and contributions to NC State through teaching, scholarship and service.

Jan 14, 2020

Villani and Waldvogel Awarded

Dr. Sara Villani and Dr. Mike Waldvogel were recently recognized for their extension efforts.

Dec 3, 2019

Meadows and Henson’s Research Highlighted in Greenhouse Grower Newsletter

Phytophthora root rot and stem blight affects more than 100 of the most popular and commonly grown landscape perennials and annuals, including annual vinca, petunia, and daylily, throughout the U.S. and worldwide.

Sep 13, 2019

Entomology Faculty to be Awarded at ESA Annual Meeting

Both awards will be presented at the ESA meeting in St. Louis during the P-IE Networking Session starting at 2:30 pm on Monday, November 18.

May 15, 2019

Peter Ojiambo promoted to Full Professor

Congratulations to Peter Ojiambo on his promotion to Full Professor

Dec 19, 2017

Scott Lab Research Featured During Visit from Central American Officials

At NC State, Dr. Max Scott and his lab are engineering transgenic strains of sheep blowfly, which is a pest species in Australia but also serves as model system for the New World screwworm, a closely related blowfly.

Sep 13, 2017

Department Members Recognized at 2017 CALS Alumni Awards

Congratulations to the four members of the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, both current and past, who were recognized at the 2017 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Alumni Awards.  The award ceremony was held on September 8, 2017 at the NC State University Club.