MANHATTAN, KANSAS, US — Chad Paulk, associate professor of feed science and management in Kansas State University’s (KSU) Department of Grain Science and Industry, has been named an American Society of Animal Science Midwest Section (ASAS) Awardee and will receive the Outstanding Young Researcher Award at the ASAS’ annual meeting in Madison, Wisconsin, US, in April.

Paulk, who writes the quarterly feed operations feature for World Grain, has been awarded numerous grants in the past eight years totaling more than $3.7 million, authored 69 referred articles, and trained 37 graduate students.

His research uses a multidisciplinary approach to enhance monogastric nutrition through research focused on feed manufacturing, applied nutrition and feed safety.

Paulk received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Georgia in 2009, and master of science (2011) and doctorate (2014) degrees from KSU. Before becoming an associate professor at KSU in 2018, Paulk was an assistant professor of swine nutrition and production at Texas A&M University from 2014-17. His current responsibilities at KSU include 60% research and 40% teaching.