July 26, 2016

Dr. Evan Titgemeyer named ASAS Fellow

By Jamie Hawley, ASAS Communications Intern

Titgemeyer Awards ImageJuly 28, 2016 – Dr. Evan Titgemeyer was named a recipient of the 2016 American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) Fellow Award: Research Category by the ASAS during its annual meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dr. Titgemeyer earned his B.S. from The Ohio State University and his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois. He joined the faculty at Kansas State University in 1992. His research program has been very productive as evidenced by 145 journal articles and over $2 million in research support. He served as a Division Editor for the Journal of Animal Science from 2006-2009 and currently serves as a Section Editor. He received the American Feed Industry Association Award in Ruminant Nutrition Research in 2007.

Dr. Titgemeyer’s research program studies amino acid utilization by growing cattle and has demonstrated that the efficiencies of amino acid use for growth differ among the amino acids, and is often much less than predicted by current models. Eleven of his graduate students have been placed as university faculty. He currently serves as Graduate Program Director and Research Coordinator in the Department of Animal Sciences and Industry at Kansas State University.

The ASAS Fellow Award: Research Category recognizes persons who have rendered very distinguished service to the animal industry and/or to the ASAS, maintained continuous membership in the Society for a minimum of twenty-five (25) years, and who are in good standing in the Society. The ASAS Fellow Award: Research Category is sponsored by the ASAS.

The ASAS is a professional organization that serves more than 6,000 students, animal scientists, and producers around the world.