Mahdi Al-Kaisi Sotirios Archontoulis
Mahdi Al-KaisiProfessor of Agronomy
Lab website
Interest areas: soil management /environment with emphasis on tillage and cropping systems effects on soil carbon dynamics, soil health and greenhouse gas emission
Sotirios Archontoulis Associate Professor of Agronomy
Interest areas: cropping systems to improve production and environmental performance; simulation modeling
Thomas Baum Gwyn Beattie
Thomas BaumProfessor of Plant Pathology & Microbiology
Interest areas: Nematology, plant-microbe interactions
Gwyn BeattieProfessor of Plant Pathology & Microbiology
Interest areas: Genomics, pathology and ecology of plant bacteria and microbial communities

Madan K. Bhattacharyya

Steve Bradbury
Madan K. Bhattacharyya

Professor of Agronomy
Interest areas: Sudden death syndrome (SDS), Phytophthora root and stem rot and soybean cyst nematode in soybeans; nonhost disease resistance; active endogenous transposable element in soybean 

Professor of Entomology
Interest areas: Environmental toxicology, pesticide risk assessment, pest resistance management, sustainability

Thomas Brumm Steven Cannon

Thomas BrummAssociate Professor Ag & Biosystems Engineering
Interest areas: Grain/seed quality and processing, biorenewables, student learning/assessment, sustainable development

Steven CannonUSDA-ARS Collaborator with Agronomy
Interest areas: Plant genome and gene family evolution, comparative genomics, bioinformatics methods for gene and genome sequence analysis; bioinformatics for crop domestication improvement, particularly in soybean and other crop legumes

Petruta Caragea Mike Castellano

Associate Professor of Statistics
Interest areas: Statistics

Mike CastellanoProfessor of Agronomy
Interest areas: Environmental nitrogen dynamics to improve crop production while minimizing loss; biological nitrogen fixation in soybean

Matt Darr Liang Dong
Matt DarrAssociate Professor of Ag & Biosystems Engineering
Interest areas: precision agriculture; focus on use of electronic technology and data analytics to solve applied engineering challenges in agriculture industry
Liang DongAssociate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Interest areas: microelectronics and photonics, microfluidics, biomimetics and bioinspiration, biosensors, nanophotonics
Susana Goggi Michelle Graham
Susana GoggiProfessor of Agronomy
Faculty website
Interest areas: physiological aspects of seed development, maturation, longevity, dormancy, and germination; soybean seed quality, organic seed treatments
Michelle GrahamUSDA-ARS Collaborator with Agronomy
Interest areas: Soybean crop genetics research
Chad Hart Bob Hartzler
Chad HartProfessor of Economics/Extension Economist/Crop Market Specialist
Faculty website
Interest areas: Agricultural and natural resource economics
Bob HartzelrProfessor of Agronomy
Interest areas: Efficiency of weed management through integrated systems
Matt Helmers Erin Hodgson
Matt HelmersProfessor of Ag & Biosystems Engineering
Interest areas: Agricultural and water resources; water management and water quality relating to the impact of crop and animal production systems
Erin HodgsonProfessor of Extension Entomology
Interest areas: Field crop insects, integrated pest management
Prashant Jha Leonor Leandro
Associate Professor and Extension Weed Specialist
Interest areas: improving the understanding of crop-weed interactions, herbicide resistance evolution, and development of effective, integrated weed management systems that protect environmental quality.
Leonor LeandroProfessor of Plant Pathology & Microbiology
Interest areas: Soybean crops, mycology, disease epidemiology and management
Mark Licht Matt Liebman
Mark LichtAssistant Professor of Agronomy
Interest areas: Holistic management of cropping systems to achieve productivity, profitability, and environmental goals; agronomic implications of precision technologies
Matt LiebmanProfessor of Agronomy
Interest areas: diversified cropping systems, weed ecology, and management; use of native perennial species for soil and water conservation and biofuel production
Lingling Liu Gustavo MacIntosh
Lingling Liu Adjunct Assistant Professor of Ag & Biosystems Engineering
Faculty website
Interest areas: Transforming soybean residues into value-added nano-biomaterials, physicochemical and nutritional changes of agricultural and food products during processing and storage; development of novel bio-based food packaging materials
Gustavo MacIntoshAssociate Professor of Biochemistry/Biophysics & Molecular Biology
Interest areas: gene expression, metabolism, nucleic acids, plant defense, plants, signal transduction; interaction between plants and insects
Antonio Mallarino Marshall McDaniel
Antonio MallarinoProfessor of Agronomy
Interest areas: Nutrient management practices to improve profitability of soybean production and minimize impacts on phosphorus water quality; emphasis on use of nutrient sources and lime, fertilizer placement methods, soil and tissue testing, use of precision ag technologies, and interactions with soil and water conservation practices
Marshall McDanielsAssistant Professor of Agronomy
Lab website
Interest areas: soil-plant interactions, soil fertility, soil ecology, regenerative agriculture, sustainable agriculture, and soil health
Fernando Miguez  
Fernando MiguezAssociate Professor of Agronomy
Lab website
Interest areas: Cropping systems modeling to enhance productivity, stability and sustainability for food, feed and fuel
W. Allen Miller Manjit Misra
W. Allen MillerProfessor of Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Lab website
Interest areas: Plant virology, soybean aphid viruses, virus-vector interactions, genetic engineering, genome engineering, RNA structure, translation mechanisms
Manjit MisraProfessor of Ag & Biosystems Engineering
Director, Seed Science Center
Interest areas: Seed science and technology
Ken Moore GianCarlo Moschini
Ken MooreProfessor of Agronomy
Interest areas: Development and improvement of biomass crops and cropping systems
GianCarlo MoschiniProfessor of Economics
Interest areas: Economics of innovation, science and technology policy, industrial organization
Gretchen Mosher Daren Mueller
Gretchen MosherAssistant Professor of Ag & Biosystems Engineering
Interest areas: Food system safety, grain handling quality processes, engineering education
Daren MuellerAssociate Professor of Plant Pathology & Microbiology
Interest areas: Integrated pest management, disease management, field crops
Gary Munkvold Matt O'Neal

Gary MunkvoldProfessor of Plant Pathology & Microbiology
Interest areas: Seed pathology, mycotoxicology

Matt O'NealAssociate Professor of Entomology
Interest areas: Insect ecology, integrated pest management, pollinator conservation and resistance management

Reuben Peters Alison Robertson
Reuben PetersProfessor of Biochemistry/Biophysics & Molecular Biology
Interest areas: (rhizosphere) bacterial production of gibberellin plant hormones
Alison RobertsonProfessor of Plant Pathology & Microbiology
Interest areas: Disease management of field crops
Lisa Schulte Moore Arti Singh
Lisa Schulte MooreProfessor of Natural Resource Ecology and Management
Interest areas: Landscape ecology, human-landscape interactions, sustainability; strategic integration of perennials into agricultural landscapes
Arti SinghAdjunct Assistant Professor of Agronomy
Interest areas: Plant breeding, soybean diseases, genomics and phenomics, and high throughput plant disease phenotyping
Asheesh "Danny" Singh Michelle Soupir
Asheesh SinghProfessor of Agronomy
Lab website
Interest areas: Soybean breeding, genomics, and high throughput phenotyping
Michelle SoupirAssociate Professor of Ag & Biosystems Engineering
Interest areas: Sustainable water systems; nonpoint source pollution control, watershed management, and water quality monitoring
Lie Tang Greg Tylka
Lie TangProfessor
Department of Ag & Biosystems Engineering
Faculty website
Interest areas: Automation and robotic systems for agricultural and biological applications such as high-throughput robotic phenotyping, robotic weed control, and machine vision algorithms for plant and animal monitoring and traits characterization
Greg TylkaProfessor of Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Director, Iowa Soybean Research Center
Interest areas: Disease management of soybean cyst nematodes in SCN-resistant soybean varieties, effects of nematode-protectant seed treatments, and interactions between SCN and insect herbivores
Andy VanLoocke Kan Wang
Andy VanLoockeAssociate Professor of Agronomy
Interest areas: develop and estimate the impacts of ongoing and future land use change and global change on agro-ecosystem processes and services
Kan WangProfessor of Agronomy
Interest areas: Develop advanced technology for genetic transformation in soybean plant
Steve Whitham Xiao-Bing Yang
Steve WhithamProfessor of Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Interest areas: Plant virology, soybean rust, plant-microbe interactions, plant functional genomics
Xiso-Bing YangProfessor of Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Interest areas: Epidemiology, disease management, biological control
Chenxu Yu Wendong Zhang
Chenxu YuAssociate Professor of Ag & Biosystems Engineering
Interest areas: Bionanotechnology and biosensors
Wendong ZhangAssistant Professor of Economics
Faculty website
Interest areas: Land Value, Land Ownership, Water Quality & Chinese agriculture


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