Heimpel named Distinguished McKnight University professor

March 30, 2015

heimpelDepartment of Entomology professor George Heimpel has been named a 2015 Distinguished McKnight University professor. The award from the University of Minnesota recognizes outstanding faculty members who have recently achieved full professor status. The awards committee noted his work in biological control, where living organisms are introduced to control invasive species and his "seminal contributions in implementing this strategy to protect soybeans in the U.S. and Darwin's finches in the Galapagos Islands."