Joseph Huesing is an independent consulting entomologist, educator and Fall Armyworm IPM advisor
Currently, he works in the area of assessing, designing and implementing IPM approaches for control of the FAW. Formerly, while at USAID, he served as the Lead Scientist for the U.S. Government Fall Armyworm Task Force. He also served as the USAID Senior Biotechnology Advisor managing USAID’s global USAID biotechnology portfolio. Prior to USAID, his career in private industry included positions in trait development and regulatory affairs. He was also Director of the Science Project Management and Leadership Program at Webster University. As an Adjunct Associate Professor of Entomology at Purdue University he supported international development efforts. Currently, he works with academic, regulatory, industry scientists and policy makers to develop pest control products for small holder farmers in the developing world. He was a recipient of the 2013 Entomological Society Of America Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Team Award.