Outstanding Young Researcher Award
Univeristy: Iowa State University
Section Awarded: Midwest
Dr. Stephanie Hansen, Outstanding Young Researcher Award
Sponsored by DSM Nutritional Products Inc.
Stephanie Hansen is an Associate Professor in Beef Feedlot Nutrition at Iowa State University. She earned her B.S. in Animal Science at Iowa State and received her advanced degrees from North Carolina State University. She joined the ISU Department of Animal Science in 2009. Dr. Hansen teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in the areas of animal nutrition, ruminant digestion and physiology, and vitamin and mineral metabolism. She has an active research program in the areas of micronutrient metabolism, feed efficiency and alternative feedstuffs and has garnered over 7.75 million in funding and has assembled an excellent team of researchers including post docs and graduate students. She has received both the Early Achievement in Teaching and Early Achievement in Research awards from the College of Ag and Life Science and in 2016 was honored for Early Achievement in Research by Iowa State University. In her free time Stephanie enjoys writing, travel, hiking and photography.