Michael Engel
Curator in Charge
Entomology
Biodiversity Institute

Professor - EEB, Courtesy Professor - Geology

Senior Curator - Entomology, Courtesy Curator - Invertebrate Paleontology

Contact Information

Office Phone: 
785.864.2319
Building: 
Public Safety Building

2012

Engel MS.  2012.  Sic transit gloria mundi: When bad things happen to good bugs.. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting. 44:372-373.
Engel MS, Liu Z.  2012.  A new species of ibaliid wasp in Baltic amber (Hymenoptera: Ibaliidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 85(2):164-168.
Engel MS, Davis SR.  2012.  75 years ago in bee systematics: Cockerell on "The Evolution of the Bees". Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 85(2):170-172.
Engel MS, Krombein KV.  2012.  Hymenoptera.. McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. 8:787-798.
Engel MS.  2012.  Zoraptera.. McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. 19:841-842.

Education

Ph.D. 1998, Cornell University - Entomology

B.Sc. 1993, University of Kansas - Physiology & Cell Biology

B.A. 1993, University of Kansas - Chemistry

 

Academic Appointments

Current Appointments

Curator in Charge
Entomology
Biodiversity Institute

Professor - EEB, Courtesy Professor - Geology

Senior Curator - Entomology, Courtesy Curator - Invertebrate Paleontology

Previous Appointments

2005-2008, Associate Curator, Division of Entomology

2005-2008, Associate Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas

2001-2002, Curator-in-Charge, Division of Entomology

2000-2005, Assistant Curator, Division of Entomology

2000-2005, Assistant Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas

2000, Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology, University of Kansas

1998-2000, Research Scientist, American Museum of Natural History

Professional Positions

2000-present, Research Associate, American Museum of Natural History

2010-2014, Guest Professor, Capital Normal University

2011-2012, Visiting Professor, King Saud University

Awards

2009, Bicentenary Medal, The Linnean Society of London

2008, Charles Schuchert Award, The Paleontological Society

2008, Fellow, The Paleontological Society

2006, Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

2006, Fellow, William T. Kemper Foundation

2000, Fellow, The Linnean Society of London

Publications

2012

Engel MS.  2012.  Sic transit gloria mundi: When bad things happen to good bugs.. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting. 44:372-373.
Engel MS, Liu Z.  2012.  A new species of ibaliid wasp in Baltic amber (Hymenoptera: Ibaliidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 85(2):164-168.
Engel MS, Davis SR.  2012.  75 years ago in bee systematics: Cockerell on "The Evolution of the Bees". Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 85(2):170-172.
Engel MS, Krombein KV.  2012.  Hymenoptera.. McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. 8:787-798.
Engel MS.  2012.  Zoraptera.. McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. 19:841-842.