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2023 Cleantech Panelist Speaker

Patricio Grassini

Sunkist Distinguished Professor in Agronomy & Associate Professor

University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Dr. Patricio Grassini is an Associate Professor of Agronomy at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) and Sunkist Distinguished Professor in Agronomy. Patricio earned a B.S. in Agricultural Engineering from University of Buenos Aires (Argentina) and a Ph.D. in Agronomy from UNL. He has authored more than 100 articles published in international peer-review journals, including top-tier journals such as Nature CommunicationsNature Sustainability, Nature Food, and PNAS. He has been listed within the top 1% Most Highly Cited Researchers in the discipline in the world during the last three years. His research interests center on yield potential, productivity gaps, and resource-use efficiency in agricultural systems.