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Awards and Recognitions

Purdue Agriculture faculty members are award-winning researchers and teachers. Their accomplishments help position Purdue Agriculture for leadership at the local, state, national, and international levels in food, agricultural, life, and natural resources sciences.

World Food Prizes

Natalia Dudareva, Distinguished Professor of Horticulture and Landscape Architechture

Natalia Dudareva, Distinguished Professor of Horticulture and Landscape Architechture

Distinguished Professors

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Wallace Tyner, James and Lois Ackerman Professor in Agricultural Economics

Wallace Tyner, James and Lois Ackerman Professor in Agricultural Economics

Named Professors

Weigou 'Andy' Tao, Biochemistry

Weigou 'Andy' Tao, Biochemistry

J. Andrew DeWoody, Forestry and Natural Resources  

J. Andrew DeWoody, Forestry and Natural Resources

University Faculty Scholars

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Bernard Y. Tao - Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Bernard Y. Tao, Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Book of Great Teachers

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Clint Chapple - Distinguished Professor and Head, Department of Biochemistry - Recipient of the Herbert Newby McCoy Award for Outstanding Research, 2011

Clint Chapple
Distinguished Professor and Head, Department of Biochemistry
Recipient of the Herbert Newby McCoy Award for Outstanding Research, 2011

Other Major Awards and Recognition

Rankings

 

No systematic, formal rankings for most departments in the College of Agriculture. In some cases, category definitions do not match our organizational structure, and in others, there are only informal, sporadic rankings. However, our departments and programs have been highly ranked in professional and national surveys.

US News and World Report has ranked both the undergraduate and the graduate programs in Agricultural and Biological Engineering #1 in the nation.

A British company that specializes in information about higher education and careers has ranked the Purdue College of Agriculture sixth among agricultural institutions worldwide. Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranks learning institutions across the globe in 31 categories based on several metrics.

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The Landscape Architecture program in the Horticulture and Landscape Architecture department is ranked #7 in the nation by Design Intelligence Magazine.

The National Research Council Assessment of Research-Doctorate Programs ranked the following Agriculture programs:

  • Horticulture and Landscape Architecture #5 (118 plant sciences programs)
  • Food Science #5 (31 schools)
  • Agricultural Economics in the top 10 nationally (27 schools)
  • Forestry & Natural Resources 7th overall; 4th among land-grant universities in forestry and forest science (33 programs); 13th overall and 7th among public universities in ecology and evolutionary biology (94 programs)