Linda Nelson

Assistant Technical Director for Civil Works Environmental Engineering and Sciences
U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center
linda.s.nelson@usace.army.mil

Linda Nelson is the Assistant Technical Director for Civil Works Environmental Engineering and Sciences, at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC). She is a member and past President of the Aquatic Plant Management Society, was the aquatics representative on the Board of Directors for the Weed Science Society of America, and currently represents the ERDC on the USACE Invasive Species Leadership Team. Linda serves on the Great Lakes Phragmites Collaborative Advisory Committee. Additionally, Nelson is an Adjunct Professor in the Plant and Soil Science Department at Mississippi State University and serves on the Mississippi Weed Science Committee (Aquatics), Mississippi State Agricultural Extension. Linda also serves as Program Manager for the Aquatic Plant Control Research Program and the Aquatic Nuisance Species Research Program. Previously, she was a Plant Physiologist and researched chemical techniques for managing invasive vegetation. Linda has a Doctorate in Botany/Weed Science from Purdue University.

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