Popenoe Entomology Club - Student Invited Speaker 2014
Dr. Yong-Lak Park, Professor of Entomology, West Virginia University
Seminar Title: "Spatially-Targeted Pest Management Using Geospatial and Aerospace Technologies"
March 7, Cardwell 103
KSU Department of Entomology Distinguished Alum 2013
Dr. Raul Guedes, Professor at the Federal University of Viçosa (Brazil)
Seminar Title: "Insecticides in Insects: Too Much of a Good Thing...?"
November 7, K-State Union Room 227
Dr. Guedes completed his Ph.D. at Kansas State University in 1997, and has since had a very successful career at the Federal University of Viçosa, the top-ranked agricultural university in Brazil.
He has built a strong international reputation in pesticide-arthropod interactions, stored product pests, insect communications, and arthropod ecophysiology. An author on 133 refereed journal articles and 12 book chapters, he has trained 11 PhD and 18 MS students, and is currently directing 4 MS and 3 PhD students.
He is currently supporting 2 postdoctoral researchers, and has previously directed 6 others. He is also serving as the Scientific Director of the Arthur Bernardes Foundation (Research Foundation of the Federal University of Viçosa) and is a Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society.