Tomberlin Named AgriLife Research Faculty Fellow

Dr. Jeff Tomberlin, right, with Dr. Craig Nessler, Director of Texas A&M AgriLife Research. Photo by Michael Kellett.

Dr. Jeff Tomberlin, right, with Dr. Craig Nessler, Director of Texas A&M AgriLife Research. Photo by Michael Kellett.

Congratulations to Associate Professor Dr. Jeff Tomberlin as he was named a Texas A&M AgriLife Research Faculty Fellow during the Texas A&M AgriLife Conference on January 9 at the Memorial Student Center.

The Texas A&M AgriLife Research Faculty Fellow is  an honorific title he will keep throughout his tenure at Texas A&M.  This was awarded for his outstanding research in the field of forensic entomology.

Tomberlin is an Associate Professor with the Department and is Director of the Forensic & Investigative Sciences Program and principal investigator of the Forensic Laboratory for Investigative Entomological Sciences (F.L.I.E.S.) Facility (forensicentomology.tamu.edu) in the Department of Entomology at Texas A&M University.

Tomberlin has attracted more than $2.2 million in the past five years and the results of his studies are widely published and cited worldwide. He is also active in various U.S. forensic science associations and has served as American Board of Forensic Entomology president.

“I am so honored to receive such a recognition from Texas AgriLife Research,” Tomberlin said. “Such an award only inspires me to continue to pushing forward with my research for the benefit of humanity.”

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