Dr. Kevin Neves, an assistant teaching professor in the Department of 生物科学 at 澳客网彩票, always has been interested in sustainable aquaculture, or fish farming.
When he came to BGSU, the department wanted him to start a hands-on project for students. He continued to use his expertise in aquaculture to start an aquaponics system at the University.
Recently, Neves, along with two other BGSU faculty members, were awarded a $212,000 Sea Grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to improve consumer acceptance of the aquaponics system. The grant work will span two years.
Neves will work alongside Dr. Jonathan Kershaw, assistant professor in the Department of 公共及专职医疗和DR。飞Weisstein，在系副教授 营销.