Texas Tech University

Dr. David Weindorf

Dr. David Weindorf

David Weindorf, a nationally recognized expert in land-use planning and a Fulbright Scholar, was named Associate Dean for Research on July 1, 2014. He leads Texas Tech University's Davis College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources' international programs and research administration efforts, including international research and development efforts, research program management, budgetary oversight, and research compliance issues.

Weindorf joined the Tech faculty after serving six years as an associate professor and assistant professor of soil classification/land use at Louisiana State University. “David Weindorf plays a vital and transformative role in creating a research community that Davis College will become in the years ahead,” said Michael Galyean, dean of Tech's Davis College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources. He will continue to maintain active graduate education and research programs in their home departments, he said.

Prior to that he served as an assistant professor of soil science at Tarleton State University. In addition, Weindorf served as coach of the intercollegiate soils judging teams at Tarleton State and LSU. He received his bachelor's degree in range management, a master's degree in soil science, and doctorate in agronomy from Texas Tech. In the past, the Austin native has focused his research efforts on the development of applications for new technologies in field soil survey, land use management/planning, remote sensing, environmental quality assessment, compost science and international translational soil taxonomy.


David Weindorf
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