|Dr. Zhu Midwest Area Early Career Research Scientist of the Year|
Washington DC. Dr. Heping Zhu, Agricultural Engineer with the Application Technology Research Unit in Wooster, Ohio has been named the Midwest Area's Early Career Scientist of the year for 2006. Dr. Zhu will be recognized at the ARS Annual Recognition Program on Tuesday, March 6, 2007 in Washington DC.
The Scientist of the Year Awards commend the creative efforts, scientific leadership, and major research achievements of Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists. Their contributions help position ARS in the forefront of agricultural research.
Dr. Zhu is recognized for his outstanding productivity using on-farm and laboratory research to address the challenges of the nursery industry.