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Director: Bryony Bonning,
Iowa State University
Co-Director: S. Reddy Palli, University of Kentucky

Center Evaluator: Otto Doering, Agricultural Economics, Purdue University



On the basis that economic losses resulting from arthropod-mediated damage and disease are second only to losses resulting from natural disasters, we are working to streamline the efforts of industry and academia toward management of arthropod pests through a unique center: We partnered with NSF and industry for formal establishment in 2013 of a  National Science Foundation Industry / University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC), the Center for Arthropod Management Technologies.

Benefits of Membership

• Leveraged investment in strategic research for competitive advantage

• Board membership to influence research priorities with a diverse research team

• First rights to developments

• Pipeline to outstanding and well trained personnel

Short videos about the NSF I/UCRC program and its centers can be found here.