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W. Lee Daniels (’78, ’81, ’85) reappointed Thomas B. Hutcheson Jr. Professor


W. Lee Daniels W. Lee Daniels

Aug. 15, 2015 – W. Lee Daniels (’78 B.S. forestry; ’81 M.S., ’85 Ph.D. agronomy), professor of crop and soil environmental science in Virginia Tech’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been reappointed the Thomas B. Hutcheson Jr. Professor. Daniels was first appointed the professorship, which is held for a period of five years, in 2010.

A member of the Virginia Tech faculty since 1981, Daniels was hired and mentored as a young faculty member by Hutcheson, former head of the Department of Agronomy. Daniels has gone on to become nationally recognized for his pioneering research in the reclamation of disturbed lands, particularly those impacted by mining, waste disposal, road building, and other forms of perturbation.

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