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Tech’s Plant and Soil Science Department adds noted plant physiologist Mendu

Tech’s Plant and Soil Science Department adds noted plant physiologist Mendu

Venugopal Mendu, a research scientist who specializes in plant physiology and biochemistry, has been named as an assistant professor in Texas Tech University’s Department of Plant and Soil Science, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He officially stepped into his new teaching and research post on July 1.  more »

 

Texas Tech names new leadership for Department of Animal & Food Sciences

Texas Tech names new leadership for Department of Animal & Food Sciences

A nationally-recognized leader in skeletal biology research has been named the new chairman of Texas Tech University’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences today (Jun. 21) according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Michael Orth takes the helm of the highly successful agricultural academic unit at the university after serving 17 years at Michigan State University.  more »

 

Carpio joins Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

Carpio joins Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

An experienced research economist, who specializes in agricultural economics and applied statistics at Clemson University, has been named an associate professor in Texas Tech University’s Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Carlos Carpio officially stepped into his new teaching and research post on June 1.  more »

 

Charles Klein named interim chair of Landscape Architecture Department

Charles Klein named interim chair of Landscape Architecture Department

A long-time associate professor and noted landscape architect has been named the new interim chair of Texas Tech University’s Department of Landscape Architecture, according to officials with the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resource. Charles Klein will step into the new post on June 1.  more »

 

Tech AFS department adds expert in feedlot beef cattle nutrition, metabolism

Tech AFS department adds expert in feedlot beef cattle nutrition, metabolism

Jhones Sarturi, an expert in feedlot beef cattle nutrition and metabolism, has been named an assistant professor in Texas Tech University’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences, according to officials with the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He officially stepped into his new teaching and research post on March. 1.  more »

 

Swine Nutritionist joins Texas Tech’s Animal and Food Sciences Department

Swine Nutritionist joins Texas Tech’s Animal and Food Sciences Department

Anoosh Rakhshandeh, a research scientist who specializes in swine nutrition and health, has been named an assistant professor in Texas Tech University’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences, according to officials with the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He officially stepped into his new teaching and research post on Friday (Feb. 1).  more »