Michael Fidanza Receives Berks Outstanding Researcher Award

June 1, 2010 in Awards

Dr. Michael Fidanza, a member of Penn State’s Turfgrass Program located at Berks Campus (and Courtesy Appointment in Dept. of Crop and Soil Sciences) recently received the 2010 Penn State Berks Outstanding Researcher Award during the commencement breakfast on May 15, 2010. This award recognizes one full-time faculty member each year for excellence in academic research, creative activity, scholarship, and mastery of a subject matter. “Dr. Mike”, as he is known to Pennsylvania golf course superintendents, has an active research program in turfgrass ecology, fairy ring disease biology, and pesticide application technology; and teaches undergraduate courses in turfgrass science, soils, and botany.