People

Director
Research Staff
  • David W Brand - Research Associate II
Visiting Scientists
  • Dr. Hrusikesh Patro, Flubright-Nehru Scholar, Associate Professor, Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
  • Dr. Kulvir Singh, Punjab Agricultural University, Punjab, India. Brief Biodata.
Graduate Students
  • Chathurika Wijewardana - MS
  • Omar Nezhan Ali - Ph.D.
  • Firas Ahmed Alsajri - Ph.D.
  • Salah Hameed Jumaa - Ph.D.
  • Suresh Lokhande - Ph.D.
  • Ramdeo Seepaul - Ph.D.
  • Gajanayake Karande - Ph.D
  • Isaah Abukari Alidu - Ph.D.
  • David Brand - MS
Undergraduate Students
  • Ethan Norvell, Undergraduate Student Researcher
  • Ashley Ellis - Summer 2013 - Present
  • Eliah Palmertree - Summer 2013 - Present
  • Michelle Gourley - 2008-Present
  • Nicholas Huey - 2008
  • Tabbitha Bandi - 2008
  • Elizabeth Sloan (Liz) - 2004-2008
  • Eli Hilton - 2004-2006
Former Graduate Students
  • Ramdeo Seepaul - MS
  • Sharden K. Singh - Ph.D.
  • Mohammed Abdul-Muhsen Salem - Ph. D.
  • Alec G. Richardson – Ph. D.
  • Styasai Kumar Matcha - MS
  • Abdul Razack Mohammed - MS
  • Prashant R. Doma - MS
  • Rubi Robana - MS
Former Post-doctoral Associates/Scientists
  • Dr.Vijaya Gopal Kakani - Post Doctoral Associate (2000-2007), currently, Associate Professor, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Oklahoma State University, Still Water, OK, USA.
  • Dr.Sailaja Koti - Post Doctoral Associate (2002-2006), Currently with Texas A&M Agrilife Research & Extension Center, 1509 Aggie Drive, Beaumont, TX, USA.
  • Dr. Georgy Mostovoy - Assistant Research Professor - 2004-2005, Assistant Research Professor, Geosystems Research Institute, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS, USA.
  • Dr. Giridara K. Surabhi - Post Doctoral Associate (2004- 2006), currently, Department of Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA.
  • Dr. Duli Zhao - Visisting Scientist/Postdoctoral Associate (2001-2004), currently, USDA-ARS, Sugarcane Field Station, Canal Point, FL, USA.
  • Alec Richardson - Postodoctoral Associtae (2003), currently with NOAA, Silver Springs, MD, USA.
  • Dr. Ming-Hsuan Chen - Postdoctoral Associate (1999-2000).
  • Dr. Liu Xiaojing - Postdoctoral Associate (1994-1996).
  • Dr. Lee Trapley - Postdoctoral Associate (1998-2000), currently with Texas A&M Agrilife Research & Extension Center, 1509 Aggie Drive, Beaumont, TX, USA.
  • Dr. Kit Boone - Postoctoral Associate/Crop Modler(1996-2002 and 2003-2005).
  • Dr. Rishi Pal Singh, Visiting Professor (2004 and 2007), currently with Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India.
  • Dr. A.R. Reddy, Visiting Professor (1992-1994).
Visiting Scientists
  • 2007. Dr. Rishi Pal Singh, Director of Seeds and Farms, Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi, Jarkhand, India.
  • 2006. Dr. Xinli Wang, USDA-UV-B Monitoring Program, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.
  • 2004 - Dr. Rishi Pal Singh, Senior Scientist, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India.
  • 2003 - Dr. Beth Lemberg Hima, Agricultural Economist, Sustainable Agricultural Systems Laboratory, USDA-ARS, Beltsville, MD, USA.
  • 2002 - Dr. P. V. Vara Prasad, Department of Agronomy, University of Florida, Gainsville, Florida, USA.
  • 2002 - Dr. V. Anbumozhi, Department of International Studies, Institute of Environmental Studies, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.
  • 2000 - 2002 - Dr. Ermson Nyakatawa, Department of Plant and Soil Science, Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama, USA.
  • 1995 - 1996 - Ms. Andrade Solange, Plant Physiologist, Belo Horizonte, Mg, Regina Cairo, Brazil.
  • 1994 - 1996 - Mr. Asebe S. Negatu, Alabama A & M University, Department Of Plant and Soil Science, Normal, Alabama, USA.
  • 1994 - Chandra K. Reddy, Professor of Agronomy, Alabama A&M University, Department of Plant and Soil Science, Normal, Alabama, USA.
  • 1989-1994 - Dr. Runadi Padjung, Hasanuddin University, Agricultural Technology Department, Indonesia.