Michael (Mike) Mulvaney joined the SANREM CRSP Management Entity on March 1 as assistant program director and senior research associate. He received a PhD in agronomy and soils last December from Auburn University and holds a Bachelor's degree in chemistry from the University of Connecticut. Mulvaney's experience includes an adjunct professorship in the Department of Social Work at Tuskegee University and service in the US Peace Corps in Bolivia. His work has been published in the Journal of Environmental Quality and Tetrahedron Letters.
Research areas for his doctorate were no-till systems for sustainable vegetable production, carbon and nitrogen mineralization under conservation tillage, ammonia emissions from cattle operations and alley cropping for soil conservation. Mike will lead the SANREM CRSP Phase IV carbon sequestration and soil quality cross-cutting research activity.