Professor of Crop Science
4123A Williams Hall
Campus Box 7620
Raleigh, NC 27695-7620
Office: 4123A Williams Hall
Dr. Grady Miller
Dr. Miller’s training was at Louisiana Tech University (B.S. in Agriculture in 1988), Louisiana State University (M.S. in Agronomy & Soils in 1990) and Auburn University (Ph.D. in Agronomy & Soils in 1995). Prior to coming to NCSU, he was an Assistant/Associate/Professor at University of Florida working in Turfgrass Science teaching and research. In 2006 he was appointed Professor of Turfgrass Science at North Carolina State University. Dr. Miller has research responsibilities in turfgrass management and teaching in the four-year and graduate programs.
He is the co-author of Managing Bermudagrass Turf and Design, Construction, and Management of Bermudagrass Athletic fields. He has published over 150 articles dealing with all phases of turfgrass management. He is an active member of the International Turfgrass Society, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, and the Sports Turf Managers Association.
Dr. Miller will be working closely with the sports turf industry to address issued specific to them. In previous studies, Dr. Miller has conducted research to characterize soccer field performance characteristics.