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UW entomology doctoral student receives $32,000 fellowship

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A University of Wyoming entomology doctoral student who helped develop a more efficient and less environmentally hazardous method of rangeland grasshopper control has received the $32,000 Lloyd/Kumar GraduateFellowship in Entomology.

Doug Smith of Casper received the scholarship established in 2007 to honor long-time Wyoming entomologists Jack Lloyd and Rabinder Kumar. The fellowship supports graduate student education and helps train future entomologists.

Smith’s master’s research in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources included intensive field collections and processing of collected material in the lab. He published the results in the International Journal of Pest Management.

Alex Latchininsky, associate professor in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management and UW Extension entomologist, has known Smith for 10 years and is his adviser.

“When Douglas approached me with an inquiry about a possibility of a Ph.D. study, I did not hesitate to provide him with my support,” Latchininsky said.

Smith has taught laboratory classes and assisted teaching courses.

He was part of Latchininky’s team that developed and delivered a new, economical, efficient and environmentally less-hazardous strategy of rangeland grasshopper control.

As part of that team, Smith received the International Integrated Pest Management Award of Excellence at the seventh International IPMSymposium in Memphis, Tenn., last year.

“Not many graduate students are recognized for their research with such a prestigious award of international scope,” Latchininsky said.

Smith is only the second recipient of the Lloyd/Kumar award, said John Tanaka, head of the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management. The first award was in 2010. Entomology faculty members recommend the recipient with Tanaka having the final decision.

Date: 5/27/2013



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