Harpreet Kaur recieves Distinguished Dissertation Award at Celebration of Excellence 

Harpreet Kaur has received the William R. Lamberson Distinguished Dissertation award. She completed her Ph.D. in Plant, Insect and Microbial Sciences in 2023. 

Harpreet Kaur

Portions of Kaur’s dissertation, “Drainage Water Management Practices Affect Water Quality, Soil Properties, and Crop Production,” have been submitted to 11 journal publications, and five of those have been published in reputable journals. Additionally, Kaur has presented her research to national and international groups. 

In addition to her Ph.D., Kaur completed an M.S. in statistics simultaneously, giving her a deeper understanding of statistical analysis of her findings.  

“I have been impressed by her academic achievements and passion for research. I endorse Harpreet for this prestigious award and am confident that her future contribution will continue to shape the scope of this research subject,” said nominator Kelly Nelson, professor of agronomy and Kaur’s advisor. 

“I firmly believe that Dr. Harpreet Kaur is highly deserving of the distinguished dissertation award,” said Gurbir Singh, assistant professor of soil science, agroecology and landscape management. “Her dissertation work represents a significant contribution to the field of agronomy and soil science and reflects her dedication and passion for research work.”