Brenda Ortiz is researching the impact of weather and climate on agriculture, particularly grain crops like wheat and soybeans.
Agricultural economics and rural sociology associate professor Michelle Worosz is putting her passions to work to improve food quality and access in the state.
Jeff Coleman has been awarded a $268,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to identify and study the genes within two species of fungi that can cause potentially deadly infections in humans.
Through a process known as gasification, Sushil Adhikari is converting pine trees into a gas that can be used to produce gasoline and other liquid fuels.
A simple, economical tool that could be used to detect and identify harmful bacteria on food products in minutes instead of days is in the works.