American Feed Industry Association Award in Nonruminant Nutrition Research
Univeristy: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Section Awarded: National
Phillip S. Miller, American Feed Industry Association Award in Nonruminant Nutrition Research
Sponsored by: American Feed Industry Association
Phillip Miller was born in Reno, NV and raised in central California. In 1981 he started his education at UC Davis where he completed a BS and MS in Animal Science and received his PhD in Nutrition in 1990. In 1990, Dr. Miller accepted a faculty position at the University of Nebraska as a swine nutritionist. His research area has focused on energy and amino acid nutrition in the growing pig and how nutrition during the gilt development period affects sow longevity. Recently, Dr. Miller has investigated the effects of nutrition on the microbiome in the pig. Dr. Miller has served as editor for the Journal of Animal Science and currently serves as review and symposia editor for the Journal. He is chair of the Coordinating Committee for the National Animal Nutrition Program. He has been a member of the Swine Nutrition research committee, NCCC-042 for the past 23 years. He currently holds the Kermit Wagner Distinguished Professorship in Animal Science at the University of Nebraska.