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Curriculum Vitae

Rizana M. Mahroof

300 College Street NE Orangeburg, SC 29117

T.P: 803 536 8174 Email: rmahroof@scsu.edu

EDUCATION Ph.D. in Entomology Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA Master of Philosophy in Entomology The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK B.S. in Agriculture (Honors Degree) University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka Diploma in Computer Science IDM Computer Studies Limited, Sri Lanka

EMPLOYMENT Associate Professor, August 2012 ? to date Assistant Professor, October 2007 ? July 2012 Department of Biological Sciences, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC Postdoctoral Fellow, July 2005 ? September 2007 Department of Entomology and Plant pathology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK Postdoctoral Research Associate, December 2004 ? June 2005 Department of Grain Science and Industry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

VISITING AND ADJUNCT POSITIONS: 1. Adjunct Professor, Department of Grain Science and Industry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 2016-to date 2. Adjunct Professor, Department of Entomology, Soils, and Plant Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, March 2010 ? to date 3. Visiting Scientist, USDA-ARS Vegetable Research Laboratory, Charleston, SC, June to August 2009. 4. Visiting Scholar, Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, May to July 2008 5. Visiting Lecturer, Postgraduate Institute of Science, University of, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (Biodiversity and Conservation), Jan-Dec 2000.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCES AND INTERESTS 1. Management of insects using alternative control methods in stored product environments 2. Semiochemical based management, pheromones and mating disruption 3. Management of insects using elevated temperature 4. Insect movement, habitat, host selection and feeding behavior 5. Developing IPM strategies for stored product environments 6. Minimizing postharvest losses along the food chain

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TEACHING EXPERIENCES AND INTERESTS Introduction to Botany, Introduction to Botany Honors, Introduction to Botany Laboratory, Plant Physiology, Plant Physiology Laboratory, Introduction to Biostatistics, Field Biology, Insects in Forest Ecosystem, Horticultural Problems.

EXTENSION, OUTREACH AND INDUSTRY EXPERIENCES 1. Pest problem diagnosis and remediation 2. Stored product management strategies 3. Inspection of flour mills, feed mills 4. Improving agronomical practices on sustainable use and conservation of medicinal plants 5. Silvicultural techniques for mahogany plantation establishment.

HONORS AND AWARDS: 1. South Carolina State University Division of Academic Affairs 2016 Excellence in Grantsmanship Award, August 16th, 2016. 2. South Carolina State University MANRRS Faculty Achievement Award-2015-2016, May 2016. 3. Best Professional Presentation at the 59th Annual Meeting of the South Carolina Entomological Society, Hickory Knob State Park, McCormick, SC, Oct 2013. 4. Appreciation Award for mentoring excellence with the summer 2013 undergraduate research, INBRE/Biomedical Research Program for Undergraduate Minorities (BRTCUM), SC, July 2013. 5. Dean's Award for Excellence in Year 2012, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC, August 2012. 6. Appreciation Award, 1890 Research and Extension, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC, July 2012. 7. Appreciation Award for mentoring excellence with the summer 2012 undergraduate research, INBRE/Biomedical Research Program for Undergraduate Minorities (BRTCUM), SC, July 2012. 8. University Professor of the Year, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC, March 2012. 9. Professor of the Year, The College of Science, Mathematics, Engineering Technology, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC, January 2012. 10. Dean's Award for Excellence in Year 2012, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC, January 2012. 11. University Award for Excellence in Research and Scholarship, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC, April 2011. 12. South Carolina State University's Award for Academic Excellence, Office of the Academic Affairs, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC, April 2011 13. Dean's Award for Excellence in Year 2011, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC, January 2011. 14. Best Professional Presentation at the joint 56th Annual Meeting of the South Carolina Entomological Society and 74th Annual Meeting of the Georgia Entomological Society, Hickory Knob State Park, McCormick, SC, Oct 2010. 15. Dedicated Service Award for mentoring undergraduate research, 2009 summer research internship, NSF/HBCU-UP/RISC Program, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC, Nov 2009.

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16. Best Professional Presentation at the South Carolina Entomological Society 55th Annual Meeting at Clemson University's Sandhill Research and Education Center, Columbia, SC, Oct 2009.

17. C. C. Burkhardt Graduate Student National Award for the Best Paper, 75th Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Conference of Entomologists, Colorado Springs, CO, Aug 2004.

18. Fred Clute Award for Research in Integrated Pest Management, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 2004.

19. First Place in the Oral Presentation, Ninth Annual Graduate Research Forum held at the Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, April 2004

20. Don C. Warren Genetics Award, College of Agriculture, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 2004.

21. President's Prize, Second Place for the Poster, Entomological Society of America National Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, October 2003.

22. R. C. Smith Scholarship for Ph.D., Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 2003.

23. R. H. Painter Memorial Scholarship for Outstanding Ph.D. Student, Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 2002.

24. Outstanding Junior Researcher and Award Winning Oral Presentation, at the Annual Research Sessions of the Faculty of Science and Postgraduate Institute of Science, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 2000.

25. Best Paper Award, Honorable mention at the Third Forestry and Environmental Symposium, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka, Dec 1997.

26. Department for International Development (DFID), UK ODA Forest Research Program R6697 Fellowship for M.Phil. Degree, through the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK (1997-2000)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND HONORS: 1. Member, the Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Honor Society 2. Member, Gamma Sigma Delta, the Honor Society of Agriculture 3. Member, Entomological Society of America, USA 4. Member, American Association for Advancement of Science 5. Member, South Carolina Entomological Society, USA 6. Life Member, General Council of the University of Edinburgh, UK 7. Life Member, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS) 8. Listed in "Who is who in America 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2013", "Who is who of American Women in 2010, 2011", "Global who is who 2014"

PUBLICATIONS

Articles in refereed journals:

1. Frederick, J. L., Bh. Subramanyam, H. Dogan, R. M. Mahroof (2016). A dynamic model for predicting survival of Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) adults to elevated temperatures during heat treatment of grain-processing facilities, Journal of Stored Products Research (to be submitted).

2. Mahroof, R. M., and T. W. Phillips (2014). Mating disruption of Lasioderma serricorne (Coleoptera: Anobiidae) in stored product habitats using the synthetic pheromone serricornin, Journal of Applied Entomology 138: 378-386.

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3. Mahroof, R. M. (2013). Stable isotopes and elements as biological markers to determine food resource use pattern by Lasioderma serricorne (Coleoptera: Anobiidae), Journal of Stored Products Research 52: 100-106.

4. Simmons, A. and R. M. Mahroof (2013). Effect of yellow flowers on abundance of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) on plants. Journal of Entomological Science 48 (1): 61-64.

5. Mahroof, R. M., and T. W. Phillips (2012). Potential for using macro and trace elements in lesser grain borer, Rhyzopertha dominica (F.) (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) as a biological marker, Journal of Stored Products Research 48: 126-131.

6. Phillips, T. W., Hasan, M.M, Aikins, M. J. and R. M. Mahroof (2011). Fumigation and IPM alternatives for Arthropod pests of museums. Journal of Entomological and Acarological Research 43 (2): 205-210.

7. Simmons, A., and R. M. Mahroof (2011). Response of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) to vapor pressure deficit: oviposition, immature survival and body size, Annals of the Entomological Society of America 104 (5): 928-934.

8. Mahroof, R. M., Edde, P. A., Robertson, B., Puckette, A. and T. W. Phillips (2010). Dispersal of the lesser grain borer, Rhyzopertha dominica (F.) (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) in different habitats, Environmental Entomology 39 (4): 930-938.

9. Mahroof, R. M., and T. W. Phillips (2008). Life history parameters of the cigarette beetle, Lasioderma serricorne (F.) as influenced by food resources, Journal of Stored Products Research 44: 219-226.

10. Mahroof, R. M., and T. W. Phillips (2008). Responses of stored-product Anobiidae to pheromone lures and plant-derived volatiles, Journal of Applied Entomology 132: 161-167.

11. Mahroof, R. M., and T. W. Phillips (2007). Stable isotopes as markers to investigate host use by Rhyzopertha dominica (F.) (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae), Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 125: 205-213.

12. Mahroof, R. M., and T. W. Phillips (2007). Orientation of the cigarette beetle Lasioderma serricorne (F.) (Coleoptera: Anobiida) to plant derived volatiles, Journal of Insect Behavior 20: 99-115.

13. Mahroof, R. M. and Bh. Subramanyam (2006) Temperature - time dependent mortality of eggs, fifth-instars, pupae, and adults of Plodia interpuctella (H?bner) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) exposed to elevated temperatures, Bulletin of Entomological Research 96 1-7.

14. Mahroof, R. M., Zhu, K. Y., Neven, L. G., Subramanyam, Bh. and J. Bai (2005). Expression patterns of three heat shock protein 70 genes among developmental stages of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae), Journal of Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology (A) 141: 247-256.

15. Mahroof, R. M., Subramanyam, Bh. and P. W. Flinn (2005). Reproductive performance of Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) exposed to the minimum heat treatment temperature as pupae and adults, Journal of Economic Entomology 98(2): 626-633.

16. Mahroof, R. M., Zhu, K. Y. and Bh. Subramanyam (2005). Changes in expression of heat shock proteins in Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) in relation to developmental stage, exposure time and temperature, Annals of the Entomological Society of America 98 (1): 100-107.

17. Mahroof, R. M., Subramanyam, Bh., Throne, J. and A. Menon (2003). Time-mortality relationships for Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) life stages exposed to elevated temperatures. Journal of Economic Entomology 96(4): 1345-1351.

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18. Mahroof, R. M., Subramanyam, Bh. and D. Eustace (2003). Temperature and relative humidity profiles during heat treatment of mills and its efficacy against Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) life stages. Journal of Stored Products Research 39: 555-569.

19. Mahroof, R.M., Hauxwell, C., Edirisinghe, J. P., Watt, A. D. and A. C. Newton (2002). Effects of artificial shade on attack by the mahogany shoot borer. Agricultural and Forest Entomology, 4: 283-292.

20. Mahroof, R.M., and J. P. Edirisinghe (2001). Effect of quantity and quality of light on survival, growth and morphology of Swietenia macrophylla (King) seedlings. Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka 29 (1 & 2): 1-13.

21. Mahroof, R.M., Hauxwell, C. and J. P. Edirisinghe (2001). Variation in pattern of attack by Hypsipyla robusta (Moore) and recovery of seedlings following simulated Hypsipyla damage on Swietenia macrophylla (King) grown under different shade conditions. Ceylon Journal of Science (Biological Sciences), 28: 35-49.

22. Mahroof, R.M., Hauxwell, C. and J. P. Edirisinghe (2000). Responses of Swietenia macrophylla (King) seedlings to different sizes of canopy openings in mixed mahogany plantations. Journal of Tropical Agricultural Research, 12: 127-137.

23. Mahroof, R.M., and J. P. Edirisinghe (1999). The mahogany shoot-borer Hypsipyla robusta Moore. Sri Lankan Forester, 22(3 & 4): 55-60.

Book chapters and review articles: 1. Dessalegn, T., Solomon, T., Gebrekiristos, T., Solomon, A., Seboka,S., Chane, Y. Abay, A., Mahroof, R., Roberts, K. and Bh. Subramanyam (2016). Farmer's perception in wheat postharvest losses in Ethiopia: an Overview. Dodds, F. [eds.], In Achieving Sustainability in Wheat, BDS Publishing (in prep). 2. Mahroof, R. M. and D. Hagstrum (2015). Pest management in food industry. Stewart Postharvest Review 11(1): 1-3. 3. Mahroof, R. M. and D. Hagstrum (2012). Behavior, Biology and Ecology of Insects in Processed Commodities. Hagstrum, D., Phillips, T. W. and Cuperus, G. [eds.], In Stored Product Protection, KSU Printing Services, Manhattan. KS pp 33-43.

4. Subramanyam, Bh., Mahroof, R., and M. Brijwani (2011). Heat treatment of grainprocessing facilities for insect management: a historical overview and recent advances. Stewart Postharvest Review 3(1):1-11.

5. Mahroof, R. M. (2011). Book Review, Stored product Insect Resources by D. W. Hagstrum and Bh. Subramanyam, AACC International, Inc., St. Paul, MN. Journal of Economic Entomology 104(3):1124-1124.

6. Mahroof, R. M. (2007). Structural heat treatment for disinfesting insect pests in foodprocessing facilities. Stewart Postharvest Review 3(6):1-7.

7. Doseland,O., Subramanyam, Bh., Sheppard, K., and R. M. Mahroof (2006). Temperature modification for insect control. Heaps, J. W. [eds.], In Insect management for food storage and processing, 2nd edition, American Association of Cereal Chemists International, Pp 89-103.

Non-refereed publications, proceeding papers, industry publications and popular articles:

1. Dessalegn, T., Solomon, T., Gebrekiristos, T., Solomon, A., Seboka,S., Chane, Y. Abay, A., Mahroof, R., Roberts, K. and Bh. Subramanyam (2016). Assessment of Wheat Post-Harvest Losses in Ethiopia, Extension Article, Kansas State University Research and Extension Report.

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2. Chicaybelu, M., Abay, F., Washburn, S., Mahroof, R. and Bh. Subramanyam (2016). Postharvest Loss Assessment Survey of Chickpea farmers in Four Regions of Ethiopia, Extension Article, Kansas State University Research and Extension Report.

3. Beyene, Y., Ayalew, D. Abay, F., Mahroof, R. and Bh. Subramanyam (2016). Baseline Information on Maize (Zea mays L.) Post-harvest Loss Assessment in Ethiopia. Kansas State University Research and Extension Report.

4. Berhe, M., Abay, F., Mahroof, R. and Bh. Subramanyam (2016). Report for Sesamae Pos-Harvest Loss study in Ethiopia. Kansas State University Research and Extension Report.

5. Mahroof, R. M. (2013). Innovative Reduced-Risk Management Strategies for Anobiidae Pest in Stored Products Environments. Technical Bulletin No 97. Published by the 1890 Research & Extension, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC.

6. Phillips, T. W., Hasan, M.M, Aikins, M. J. and R. M. Mahroof (2011). Fumigation and IPM alternatives for Arthropod pests of museums. In Proceedings of the Annual Meeting on the Cultural Heritage Pests, June 7-9, Piacenza, Italy.

7. Mahroof, R. M. and T. W. Phillips (2006). Tracking the origins and feeding habitats of Rhyzopertha dominica (F.) (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) using elemental markers. In Lorini, I., B. Bacaltchuk, H. Beckel, D. Deckers, E. Sunfeld, J. P. dos Santos, J. D. Biagi, J. C. Celaro, L. R. D'A. Faroni, L. de O. F. Bortolini, M. R. Sartori, M. C. Elias, R. N. C. Guedes, R. G. da Fonseca, and V. M. Scussel [eds.], Proceedings of the 9th International Working Conference on Stored Product Protection, October 1518, 2006, Campinas, Brazil , pp 433-440.

8. Subramanyam, Bh., Mahroof, R. M. and R. Roesli (2003). Management of red flour beetles using elevated temperatures. Association of Operative Millers Bulletin (February), pp 7899 -7907.

9. Subramanyam, Bh., Flinn, P. W. and R. M. Mahroof (2002). Development and validation of a simple heat accumulation model for predicting mortality of first instars of Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) exposed to elevated temperatures. In Advances in Stored Product Protection, Credland, P.F., D. M. Armitage, C.H. Bell, P.M. Cogan and E. Highley [eds.], Proceedings of the 8th International Working Conference on Stored-Product Protection, 22-26 July 2002, York, UK. CAB International, pp 369374.

10. Mahroof, R. M., and Bh. Subramanyam (2001). Temperature profiles during heat treatment of mills, and efficacy against insects. Proceedings of the Annual International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, Compiled by Obenauf, G. L. and Obenauf, R. 5-9 November 2001, San Diego, California, pp 66 1-4.

11. Mahroof, R. M., Edirisinghe, J.P. and C. Hauxwell (2000). Managing shoot borers: by using Acacia auriculiformis as a nurse crop for establishing mahogany seedlings. In Proceedings of the Annual Research Session of the University of Peradeniya, Seneviratne, H. N., M. A. Careem, and S. Wijekoon [eds.], December 16, 2000, University of Peradeniya Press, Sri Lanka, pp 143-153.

12. Mahroof, R. M. (2000). Planting mahogany under a nurse crop: A remedial measure for shoot borer problem in mahogany. A booklet prepared in English, Sinhala and Tamil (Native Sri Lankan languages) for dissemination of knowledge

13. Mahroof, R. M., Edirisinghe, J. P. and C. Hauxwell (2000). Managing shoot borers: by using Acacia auriculiformis as a nurse crop for establishing mahogany seedlings,

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