Fallahi Elected Vice President of the American Society for Horticultural Science

Friday, September 24 2010

Esmaeil "Essie" Fallahi, professor and director of the pomology program in the Department of Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences, has been elected vice president of the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS). The society’s entire membership cast ballots for the highly competitive position. Fallahi will serve in this position for three years and will oversee several of the society’s important scientific, political, national and international affairs. Fallahi received the Fellow Award of ASHS in 2006, which is the most prestigious award of the society. He has served the ASHS for more than 30 years as president of the American Pomological Society, in 2004 and 2005; chair of Fellow Committee; member of numerous other committees; associate editor of ASHS; and chairman of ASHS graduate students affairs for four years. Find more information online.