Hesterberg, Dean L

Crop and Soil Sciences
dean_hesterberg@ncsu.edu
919-513-3035
919-515-2167 fax
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Dean Hesterberg is a William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Soil Chemistry in the Department of Soil Science at North Carolina State University.  He earned a B.S. degree from Southern Illinois University – Carbondale, an M.S. degree from Purdue University, and a Ph.D. degree from the University of California – Riverside.  His core research applies synchrotron x-ray absorption spectroscopy and spectromicroscopy to the molecular chemistry of phosphorus and heavy metals in soils and other complex environmental systems. Dr. Hesterberg is a Fellow of the Soil Science Society of America and the American Society of Agronomy. He teaches Soil Chemistry and other soil science courses. He received the 2005-2006 Outstanding Graduate Instructor Award in CALS.

 
Expertise:
  Environmental Management | Environmental Toxicology | Waste Management, Composting | Soil physical Chemistry | Soil Fertility and Management
Country(s) of experience:
  Australia | Brazil | Canada | China-Peoples Rep | France | India | Korea, South | Nepal | Netherlands | Russia | Sweden | Taiwan | Thailand | United Kingdom |
Type(s) of International Experience:
  Researcher in an international project | Instructor at an academic institution overseas | Speaker at an international conference | Other international activities | Advisor for international students | Host for international faculty | Host for international post-doc
Language(s):
  Dutch | Portuguese
Projects:
  Application of Synchrotron Based X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Techniques to the Geoscience Field
01/01/2014 - 01/01/2016
Funding Agency/Sponsor: Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES) | Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq)
Institutional Partner: Laboratorio Nacional de Luz Sincrotron | University of Vicosa
  Phosphorus in Swedish Agricultural Clay Soils - Towards Improved Tools for Risk Assessment and Mitigation of P Leaching
01/01/2011 - 12/31/2014
Funding Agency/Sponsor: The Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning (FORMAS)
Institutional Partner: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Sweden