March 15, 2017

Hansen named Outstanding Young Researcher


Dr. Stephanie Hansen, Iowa State University, is the recipient of the Outstanding Young Researcher Award. She received the award during the 2017 Annual Meeting of the ASAS Midwestern Section and ADSA Midwest Branch, held March 13-15, in Omaha, NE.

Dr. 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. Dr. Hansen has garnered over 7.75 million in funding and has assembled an excellent team of researchers, including post docs and graduate students.



Dr. Hansen 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 she enjoys writing, travel, hiking and photography.

The Outstanding Young Researcher Award is sponsored by DSM Nutritional Products, Inc.

Congratulations, Dr. Hansen!


Media contact:

Kim Schoonmaker

ASAS Scientific Communications Associate

Photo: Dr. Stephanie Hansen accepted the Midwestern Section’s Outstanding Young Researcher Award from Jon Bergstrom, DSM Nutritional Products.