Aggie Derby ACES Dean Rolando A. Flores & JJ
Dean Rolando Flores is the Dean and Chief Administrative Officer in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at New Mexico State University.
He holds a doctorate in Grain Science and Industry with specialization in international trade from Kansas State University; a master's degree in agricultural engineering from Iowa State University; and bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the Universidad de Costa Rica.
Flores is a Water for Food Institute Faculty Global Fellow and an active member of the America Association of Cereal Chemists International and the Institute of Food Technologists.
Prior to coming to NMSU, Rolando was Professor and Department Head, Department of Food Science and Technology; and Director of The Food Processing Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
JJ might be the old man of the group, but he's seen a thing or two in his day and he plans to use that for his benefit on race day! Expect to see him first out of the gate and maybe first across the finish line!