Rishi Prasad

Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist

Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences

EDUCATION

  • 2014 Ph.D., University of Florida (Major: Soil and Water Science; Minor Agronomy)
  • 2010 M.S., West Virginia University (Agronomy)
  • 2007 B.S., G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, India (Agricultural Sciences)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2017-present Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist-Animal Systems Environmental Specialist, Auburn University
  • 2016-2017 Postdoctoral Research Scholar, (USDA/Pennsylvania State University)
  • 2015-2016 Crop Nutrition & Systems Modelling Scientist, FarmLogs (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • 2014-2015 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Agronomy Department, Department of Agricultural and Biological
    Engineering, University of Florida
  • 2010-2014 Graduate Research Assistant, Soil and Water Sciences Department, University of Florida
  • 2007-2010 Graduate Research Assistant, Division of Plant and Soil Sciences, West Virginia University

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • 2017 U.S. Patent 9,652,840, System and method for remote nitrogen monitoring and prescription.
  • 2013 Best Oral Presentation Award, 14th Annual Soil and Water Science Research Forum, University of Florida
  • 2012 William Robertson Fellowship, Department of Soil and Water Sciences, University of Florida
  • 2012 Best Poster Award, 13th Annual Soil and Water Science Research Forum, University of Florida
  • 2011 Best Poster Award, S04/S08 Division, ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, San Antonio
  • 2009 Best Poster Award, S04/S08 Division, ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh
  • 2003 National Talent Scholarship, Indian Council of Agricultural Research

AFFILIATIONS

  • American Society of Agronomy (ASA)
  • Crop Science Society of America (CSA)
  • Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)