Four College of Agriculture and Life Sciences faculty members have been named to NC State’s 2017-2018 class of University Faculty Scholars.
They are among 20 early- and mid-career faculty members selected for serving the university community and their respective fields through scholarship, research and engagement.
The four CALS honorees, recognized this week, are:
François Birgand, associate professor of biological and agricultural engineering, whose work focuses on treatment efficiencies of streams, wetlands, soils and woodchip bioreactors.
Hannah Burrack, professor of entomology and plant pathology and Extension specialist, whose expertise is in applied insect ecology and management in field and horticultural crops.
Steven Frank, associate professor of entomology and plant pathology and Extension specialist, who focuses on ecology and management of arthropod pests.
Susana Milla-Lewis, associate professor of crop and soil sciences, an expert in turfgrass breeding and genetics.
The scholars carry the title for the duration of their faculty appointments at NC State and receive an increase to their base salaries.