Dr. E.A. "Short" Heinrichs (Emeritus)

Short's picture
Dr. E.A. "Short" Heinrichs
Emeritus Adjunct
Phone: (402) 890-7496
Email: eheinrichs2@unl.edu
Mailing Address:
6517 S. 19th St.
Lincoln, NE  68512


Education:
  1. B.S., University of Nebraska, 1962. Major: Agriculture, Minor: Zoology
  2. M.S., University of Nebraska, 1964. Major: Entomology
  3. Ph.D., Kansas State University, 1967. Major: Entomology

Publications:
Published more than 170 refereed journal articles, 12 books, 37 book chapters, 144 newsletter articles and reports, 11 training modules, 45 YouTube movies documenting agricultural development in Africa and Central America, and 19 student theses/dissertations as mentor.

Professional experience:
An entomologist with expertise in integrated pest management (IPM). Research focus has been on the integration of resistant crop varieties with other control tactics in pest management systems with emphasis on rice. Work experience in many countries with long-term experience in agricultural development programs in Asia, South America and Africa. Extensive experience working on multidisciplinary teams involving sociologists, plant breeders, soil scientists, agronomists, economists, plant pathologists, weed scientists, entomologists, and nematologists. IPM experience involves cooperation with international agencies including USAID, World Bank, African Development Bank, and International Agricultural Centers (IARCs) of the CGIAR.


Administrative experience includes: Head of IRRI's Department of Entomology in the Philippines; Head of the Department of Entomology at Louisiana State University; Program Leader at WARDA in Côte d'Ivoire; Program Director of the IPM CRSP at VA Tech; Asia Program Leader, Feed the Future IPM Innovation Lab, VA Tech; Fulbright Fellow, UNISINOS, Sao Leopoldo, Brazil, 2008-2009; Professor on the faculties of four universities in the United States and the Philippines; Secretary General, International Association for the Plant Protection Sciences (IAPPS), 2003-present.

Entomology News at Nebraska

Breaking Entomological News...

  • Student working with a laptop for online degreeOnline students in the online Master's of Science (MS) degree program will benefit from a reduced credit-hour requirement and a reduced time requirement following changes by the UNL Graduate College and the Entomology Department. Starting next fall, students may earn an online MS degree for 30 credits, instead of 36 credits, under the Option B.  The new degree plan must be completed within five years, instead of 10 years.  More details about this change may be found on the IANR News website.
  • Dr. Gary Brewer
  • Dr. Gary Brewer, professor of Entomology has a new Push-Pull Strategy to manage Stable Flies.  These flies cause billions in economic losses for the US and the world. Brewer explains the Strategy on this YouTube Video. 
  • Annie KruegerAnnie Krueger, Ph.D. candidate in Entomology, was featured in the IANR Student Spotlight this week. Annie is from Stevensville, MD, and plans to graduate this August. She is mentored by Dr. Troy Anderson
  •  


  • Dr. Doug GolickDr. Doug Golick, associate professor of Entomology, received a $19,259 grant from the Nebraska Environmental Trust (NET) in April. He received one of 23 grants that were awarded to faculty at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Golick will study Milkweed as a teaching tool in the classroom. 
  • Dr. Autumn SmartThe Economics of Honey Bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Mgt. & Overwintering Strategies of Colonies Used to Pollinate Almonds,” co-authored by Dr. Autumn Smart, was chosen as a runner-up in the 2019-20 Readers' Choice Award for the Journal of Economic Entomology. Congratulations Autumn!
  • Matthew GreinerMS student Matt Greiner (mentored by Ana Vélez) was awarded 1st place in the student paper competition at the recent Ozark-Prairie SETAC meeting. The victory will provide him with funds to attend the national SETAC meeting in November. Way to go, Matthew!