Lee Daniels received the Award for Excellence in Applied Research at the annual CALS picnic.
Daniels is the Thomas B. Hutcheson Jr. Professor of Soil Science in the Department of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences. He was awarded for his significant contributions for restoring disturbed land into environmentally and agriculturally valuable resources, which has a tremendous positive impact to every citizen in the state and extends throughout the U.S. and the world.
His research is primarily focused on rehabilitation of disturbed lands, such as mining, urbanization, and road building, and the relationship between the pre-disturbance conditions, the disturbance methods, the rehabilitation strategies, and the post-disturbance land-use potentials.