SIPMC Welcomes a New Impact Evaluation Specialist

Jean-Jacques Dubois wanted to make a difference when he started his research career. As the Southern IPM Center’s new impact evaluation specialist, he will definitely get that chance.

Born in Belgium, Jean-Jacques lived in New England for a few years after college, but his first contact with NC State University was when he enrolled as an undergraduate in the Horticultural Science program, with the intention of starting a plant nursery business. “After a while the department asked me if I would like to move into the graduate program, and I accepted and changed my plans.”

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Help us improve our grant program

The Southern IPM Center has provided competitive grant funding through the IPM Enhancement Grants Program (IPMEP) since 2004. For almost all of this time funding limits (per proposal) have been relatively low. As we contemplate the next Request for Applications, we would appreciate your feedback on key aspects of this program.

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