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Jeff Savell

Savell, Jeff
Jeff Savell
University Distinguished Professor, Meat Science & E. M. “Manny” Rosenthal Chair in Animal Science
Office:
Room 348 Kleberg
Email:
Phone:
979-845-3992
Undergraduate Education
B.S. in Animal Science, Texas A&M University
Graduate Education
M.S. in Animal Science, Texas A&M University
Ph.D. in Animal Science, Texas A&M University
Awards
Harry L. Rudnick Educator’s Award from the North American Meat Processors Association
Vice Chancellor for Agriculture’s Distinguished Performance Awards for Team Research and Undergraduate Teaching (three times)
Southern Section American Society of Animal Science Outstanding Young Scientist Award
California Beef Council’s George Strathearn Memorial Research Award
Association of Former Students’ Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching
Texas Cattle Feeders Association’s Beef Merchandising Award
1996 Texas Agricultural Extension Service Superior Team Award
1997 Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence – Research on Campus
1997 Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence for Partnerships
1997 American Meat Science Association’s Distinguished Teaching Award
1998 Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence Team Award (Gene Mapping)
1998 Honor Professor Award at the 42nd Annual Agriculture and Life Sciences Convocation
1998 T-Camp Namesake at Texas A&M University
2003 Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence for his contributions as part of the Extension Beef 101 Team

Jeffrey W. Savell is University Distinguished Professor, Regents Professor, E.M. “Manny” Rosenthal Chairholder in the Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University. He received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from Texas A&M. Jeff teaches the introductory course in meat science, ANSC 307, where he has taught over 12,000 Aggies since 1982. He also teaches an undergraduate livestock and meat marketing class, a graduate course in carcass composition and quality, and team-teaches a graduate and undergraduate course in HACCP and a freshmen class on Texas Barbecue. Jeff has chaired or co-chaired over 150 graduate students who have become leaders in academia, industry, and government. Recognition of his teaching accomplishments include the Association of Former Students at Texas A&M and the American Meat Science Association. Jeff’s research efforts have been recognized by receiving numerous university, regional, and national awards for individual and team efforts to solve key issues in the livestock and meat industries. Jeff is a past president of the American Meat Science Association, serves on the JBS Advisory Team on Quality and Safety, is a member of the Meat Industry Hall of Fame, and was identified by Stanford University as among the top 2% of most-cited researchers in the world in 2021.