Honey bee health, nutrition, pheromone biology, and pollination.
I teach Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping (ENT 322) course each Winter Term and also as an online (E-campus) course during Fall Term.
2015 Savery Outstanding Young Faculty Award (OSU Agricultural Research Foundation)
2015 OSUEA Newer Faculty Award
2015 OSUEA Search for Excellence Award (Oregon Master Beekeeper Program)
Oregon State Beekeepers Association Honorary Lifetime Membership
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) American Association of Professional Apiculturists (AAPA) Entomological Society of America (ESA) International Society of Chemical Ecology (ISCE) International Union for the Study of Social Insects (IUSSI) Sigma Xi (The Scientific Research Society)
2009 March - present: Assistant Professor, Apiculture, Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University 2007 May - 2009 February: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University 2003 - April 2007: Research Assistant, Texas A&M University, Colleg Station,TX 2004 to 2006: Teaching Assistant, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Ph.D., Entomology, Texas A & M University, May 2007 M.S., Agriculture, Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University , INDIA, 1998 B.S., Agriculture, Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University, INDIA, 1994
College of Agricultural Sciences Oregon State University Corvallis, Oregon 97331
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