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Department of Entomology


Dr. Shaohui Wu Joins CFAES Turfgrass Team

June 13, 2023

Please welcome Dr. Shaohui Wu to the Departments of Entomology and Plant Pathology! Dr. Wu started June 12, 2023 as the new Turfgrass Health Specialist with a joint appointment in both departments and will be located on the Columbus Campus. She joins our Turfgrass Team with her research and extension focus on turf pests and diseases.

Dr. Wu joins us by way of the University of Georgia where she was most recently an Assistant Research Scientist following a post doc at the same location. She had previously done post docs at Rutgers University and Montana State University. Her primary research to date has been in applied invertebrate pathology for the control of plant pests. She holds a PhD in Entomology from Virginia Tech and BS and MS degrees from Jiangxi Agricultural University in Nanchang China. You can read more about her on our website.

Her office is currently located in 310C Kottman and her lab is 309 Kottman. She can be reached at

Welcome aboard, Shaohui!