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Dr. Marc van Iersel

Dr. Marc van Iersel

Dooley Professor, Horticultural Physiology

Department of Horticulture
1111 Miller Plant Sciences Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-7273
 706-583-0284
 706-542-0624
mvanier@uga.edu

Professional experience
Other professional activities
  • 2007-2009, Vice-president (research division) and board member, American Society for Horticultural Science
  • Georgia representative, Regional project NCERA-101 ‘Committee on Controlled Environment Technology and Use’ (Secretary, 2009-2010, vice-chair, 2010-2011, chair, 2011-2012, past-chair, 2012-2013)
  • Georgia representative, NE1017 ‘Developing and Integrating Components for Commercial Greenhouse Production Systems’
  • Georgia representatives and co-founder, NCDC-216 ‘Water Management and Quality for Ornamental Crop Production and Health’
  • Consulting editor, Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, Photosynthesis and source-sink physiology subject category, 2003-current
Awards
  • 2018 Elected fellow of the American Society for Horticultural Science
  • 2018 Porter Henegar Memorial Award for Horticultural Research. Awarded by the Southern Nursery Association
  • 2017 Named Vincent J. Dooley Professor of Horticulture (endowed professorship)
  • 2017 ASHS Outstanding Cross-Commodity Publication Award
  • 2016 Outstanding graduate educator of the year, American Society for Horticultural Science.
  • 2016 Alex Laurie Award (most significant applied floriculture research paper published in an ASHS journal). Awarded by AmericanHort.
  • 2011 Georgia Green Industry Association Friend of the Environment Award
  • 2007 Kenneth Post Award, awarded by the ASHS Floriculture working group and the Kenneth Post Foundation for best graduate student paper in an ASHS journal (with Stephanie E. Burnett and Paul A. Thomas).
Educational background