Associate Dean (International) receives Distinguished Alumnus Award at Virginia Tech

Associate Dean (International), Associate Professor Alex Johnson, recently received the 2017-18 Distinguished Alumni Award from the Department of Horticulture, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, at Virginia Tech.

From left to right: Dr Alan Grant, Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Virginia Tech; Associate Professor Alex Johnson; Dr Dixie Dalton, president of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Alumni Organization, Virginia Tech; Dr Richard Veilleux, Head of the Department of Horticulture, Virginia Tech

The award recognised his work to combat malnutrition in developing countries with bio-fortified crops and was presented to him at the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Alumni Awards Ceremony on April 20.

While visiting, he also held a seminar at the Department of Horticulture about his research.