John Z. Kiss
Space Biologist, Botanist. Dean
Kiss is a biology professor at UNCG and has worked with NASA for 30 years. He has been a research leader on eight spaceflight projects that have flown on the Space Shuttle, the Russian space station Mir, and most recently on the International Space Station. Kiss has had over 80 students work with him on space research to understand the role of gravity and light in plant development.