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

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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...

  • Dr. Susan WellerDr. Susan Weller, director of the University of Nebraska State Museum and professor of Entomology, has been elected a fellow of the Entomological Society of America (ESA). The society noted Weller’s internationally-known research on arctiine moths and other Noctuoidea, and her administrative leadership in promoting entomology and science education. See the article at UNL News for more about Weller's recognition. Congratulations Susan!
  • Marilyn Weidner & GracieWe are pleased to announce that Marilyn Weidner has been named winner of the IANR Exemplary Service Award! Weidner has roles in administrative support, personnel management, data documentation and archiving, review preparation, promotion and evaluation tracking, payroll for 15 departments, and much more. Well deserved Marilyn!
  • Rogan Tokach winning scholarshipCongratulations to Rogan Tokach (Master's student co-mentored by Dr. Autumn Smart and Dr. Judy Wu-Smart) on being awarded a $10,000 national Christi Heintz Memorial Scholarship by Project Apis m!
    Well done, Rogan!
  • Steve Spomer with Beetle CollectionsSpomer nets 40-year Butterfly & Beetle Legacy. Best wishes to Steve Spomer who is retiring this December after 40 years in the Entomology Department. Spomer has identified nearly 700 insect species, including the Salt Creek Tiger Beetle, and taught countless University of Nebraska-Lincoln students. 
  • Bridget Gross with Bees.Bridget Gross, master's student in Entomology, mentored by Dr. Judy Wu-Smart and Dr. Doug Golick, was featured in the Nov. 11th IANR Student Spotlight. Bridget presented her master's degree seminar last month and graduates in December.

  • Check out the Emerald Ash Borer Resource Center, and our Emerald Ash Borer Look-Alike Insects Sheet - Be Sure Before You Treat!