ASAS Fellow: Research Category
Section Awarded: National
Michael Galyean, ASAS Fellow: Research Category
Sponsored by American Society of Animal Science
Mike Galyean is the Paul Whitfield Horn Professor and Thornton Distinguished Chair in Animal Science at Texas Tech University. He received his BS from New Mexico State University and his MS and PhD degrees in animal nutrition from Oklahoma State University. He worked at New Mexico State University for 19 years before moving to his present position in 1998. Galyean has received over $2.3 million in research grants and has authored or coauthored over 200 journal articles. He has received the AFIA Ruminant Nutrition Research Award and the ASAS Animal Management Award. He served on the NRC Committee on Animal Nutrition, the Beef Cattle Nutrition Subcommittee, as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Animal Science, and as president of ASAS. Galyean and his wife, Charlotte, have three grown children, Joseph, Kyle, and Kevan.