40 Under 40, Class of 2018

Brian Jackson

Company

North Carolina State University

Job Title

Associate Professor

Accomplishments

  • Since 2011, has mentored eight graduate students in his own program at NCSU, many of whom are now also in or planning to enter academia.
  • Instrumental in researching the uses of alternative substrates for greenhouse production. He has conducted research on using wood chips as a substitute for perlite in mixes.

Extracurricular

Makes Good Use of His Time: “My super power is napping! I can sleep almost anywhere at any time, even standing up, and am 100 percent refreshed after only 5 to 7 minutes and ready to go again for hours of activity.”

Fun Facts

Where in the World Is He? Brian has traveled to 48 countries ... so far!





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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.

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