Dr. Fidanza Promoted to Full Professor

June 25, 2011 in 4-year, Alumni, Awards, Research, Teaching

Dr. Mike Fidanza was recently promoted to the rank of Professor, and is located at the Penn State Berks Campus, in Reading, PA. He received his undergraduate and graduate degrees at Penn State, and his Ph.D. at the University of Maryland. “Dr. Mike” was in research and development for a major plant protection company from 1995 to 2000, and has been at Penn State Berks since 2000 where he holds a research and teaching appointment. Dr. Mike is honored to be part of Penn State’s turfgrass science team, and conducts a broad range of research in turf ecology, integrated pest management, evaluation of pesticide application technology, and development of sustainable turf management practices. Dr. Mike enjoys time with the family, which includes 5 children (2 sets of twins) and 2 yellow labrador retrievers.