August 10, 2017

Dr. Stephanie Hansen receives Early Career Achievement Award

Dr. Stephanie Hansen, Iowa State University, is one of three recipients of the 2017 ASAS Early Career Achievement Award. She accepted the award during the 2017 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting, held July 8-12 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Hansen is an Associate Professor in Beef Feedlot Nutrition at Iowa State University. She is recognized as an expert in mineral nutrition.

Dr. Hansen received early career awards from the College of Agriculture in teaching in 2014 and research in 2016, the University award for early career achievement in research in 2016, and the Midwest ASAS award for early achievement in research in 2017.

With 50 peer-reviewed publications and $7.75 million in funding as Co-PI or PI Dr. Hansen has established an original and impactful research program for beef cattle. Her research focuses on the influence of micronutrients on beef cattle performance, carcass quality and meat characteristics, improving feed efficiency of beef cattle, and assessment of novel feedstuffs.

Strong collaborations and unique applications of techniques to research mineral nutrition have been critical to her success. Graduates of her program are in demand and are serving the industry. Dr. Hansen teaches courses in animal nutrition.

The ASAS Early Career Achievement Award recognizes the achievements of young scholars working toward the mission of ASAS.

The ASAS Early Career Achievement Award is sponsored by the ASAS Foundation.

ASAS is a professional organization that serves more than 7,000 students, animal scientists, allied industry and producers around the world.

Media contact:

Kim Schoonmaker

ASAS Scientific Communications Associate