Dr. Steve Midway Wins Award from North Carolina State University
Steve Midway, assistant professor of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences in LSU’s College of the Coast & Environment, was named one of 12 Outstanding Young Alumni by North Carolina State University’s College of Agriculture and LifeSciences, or CALS, on September 7. The ceremony was held in Raleigh, N.C.
These annual awards recognize the achievements of CALS’ outstanding graduates and their ongoing commitment to giving back to North Carolina State University.
During his time at CALS, Midway studied in the Department of Applied Ecology. He graduated with a master’s in 2009 before continuing on to University of North Carolina Wilmington for his PhD, which he received in 2013.
As an assistant professor at LSU, Midway studies fisheries ecology, often with a desire to improve management of commercial and recreational coastal fish species. His work includes basic biology and life history, species–environment interactions, and the use of hierarchical Bayesian models, among other tools.