XIV INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF RICE FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN & 9th International Rice and Wheat Blast Conference

Conferencias Arroz 2024

Degree in Agronomy from the Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM) in Brazil. PhD in Agronomy from UFSM and the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, United States (2015). He was a researcher at the Rio Grandense Rice Institute (IRGA) and Coordinator of the Agronomy Research Program at the Rice Experiment Station of IRGA from 2014 to 2016. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Plant Sciences at the Federal University of Santa Maria. He was Visiting Professor at the National University of Entre Rios, Argentina, in 2019 and 2022 and at the University of Nebraska Lincoln, USA, in 2022. He has experience in Agricultural Engineering and Agronomy, with emphasis in crop yield potential and gaps and intensification of production systems. Since 2017 he has been a contributor to the Global Yield Gap and Water Productivity Atlas Project (GYGA; www.yieldgap.org). Since 2020 he is a consultant for the Latin American Irrigated Rice Fund (FLAR). Since 2022 he has been a consultant for the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN). He has published scientific articles in high impact factor journals such as Nature Sustainability, Nature Communication, Agriculture Systens and Field Crops Research. He has lectured in China, United States, South Africa, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Colombia, Panama, Venezuela, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil.