Institute for Sustainable Food Systems (ISFS)
Visiting Scholars and Graduate Students
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Ricardo I. Alcala-Briseno

is a graduate student working with Karen Garrett.


Kelsey F. Andersen

is a graduate student working with Karen Garrett.


Fabian Rocha Aponte

Fabian is a Research Fellow Department of Industrial Economics, Risk Management and Planning at the University of Stavanger in Norway. He arrived in September 2018 for a 6 month stay to work with Dr. Frank Asche on the economics of salmon aquaculture, particularly the impact of regulations on productivity growth.


Junhua Bai

is an Assistant Researcher at the Huailai Remote Sensing Test Site at the Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth at the Chinese Academy of Science in Beijing.  He arrived in December 2016 to work with Gerrit Hoogenboom.


Robert Botta

Robert Botta commenced his Ph.D. studies this fall with Ed Camp and Frank Asche as co-chairs. Robert will study governance systems for oysters and how they influence which production technologies are being used as well as which markets being served. 


Dr. Jintao Cui

Dr. Cui is a visiting scholar from the Agricultural Water and Soil Engineering Department in the College of Water Conservancy and Hydropower Engineering at Hohai University, China. He arrived this week to work with Dr. Hoogencoom.


James C. Fulton

is a graduate student working with Karen Garrett.


Yujing Gao

began as a graduate student working on crop modeling with Gerrit Hoogenboom in August, 2016.


Gelareh Goodarzi

Gelareh is a visiting PhD Student from Iran who arrived in September 2018 to spend 6 months working with Dr. Hoogenboom.


Dr. Kwang Soo Kim

is a visiting scientist from Seoul National University who arrived on a sabbatical July 25, 2016; he is working with Gerrit Hoogenboom.


Patricia Moreno Cadena

began work as a graduate student with Gerrit Hoogenboom and Senthold Asseng in August, 2016. Her research involves the development of an intercropping model of cassava and maize as part of a joint project with IITA and CIAT.


Ravin Poudel

is a graduate student working with Karen Garrett.

Sigbjorn Tveteras

is a Professor in the Department of Industrial Economics, Risk Management and Planning, University of Stavanger, Norway. He is visiting ISFS for a year and arrived August 2017. He studies international seafood trade and food security, with additional work on sustainability, pricing, and consumer behavior. Website >


Omer Vanli

is a graduate student visiting from Turkey. He arrived in August 2017 to work with Gerrit Hoogenboom. He is working with the CRAFT toolbox and DSSAT on wheat. He plans to study genetic coefficient determination and the effects of climate change on crops upon his return to Turkey. He hopes to train others on the CRAFT toolbox.


Jinghua Xie

is an associate professor at the University of Tromso in Norway. She arrived in July 2017 to work with Frank Asche.  Dr. Xie has focused her research on seafood production and markets. More infomation from her home institution is available here.


Congmu Zhang

began as a graduate student working on crop modeling with Gerrit Hoogenboom in August, 2016.