Steve Johnson

Professor · University of Florida

Steve Johnson is an expert in natural history and amphibian and reptile conservation. Steve has worked extensively with imperiled species.

Amphibians Cane Toads Cuban Treefrogs Crocodilians Frogs

Jonathan Crane

Professor · University of Florida

Jonathan Crane studies how hurricanes affect Florida agriculture.

Hurricane Effects on Florida Agriculture Biodiversity and the Environment

Christa Court

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Christa Court is director of the UF/IFAS Economic Impact Analysis Program, which focuses on disaster impacts to the state of Florida.

Hurricane Effects on Florida Agriculture Economic Modeling Supply Chain Aquaculture Forestry

Todd Thrift

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Todd Thrift is a beef cattle specialist with expertise in cow/calf management and feedlot management.

Beef Quality Assurance Cow Calf Management Feedlot Management Beef Cattle Breeding Ranch Management

Jehangir Bhadha

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Jehangir Bhadha is advancing integrated soil, water, and nutrient management to promote sustainable agriculture.

Sustainable Agriculture Water Quality Soil Nutrient Management

Jason Ferrell

Director/Professor · University of Florida

Jason Ferrell has expertise in invasive plant management, pesticide safety and fate of pesticides in the environment.

Pesticide Safety Invasive Plants Aquatic Plants

Angie Lindsey

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Angie Lindsey studies disaster preparation and recovery at the community level, with a focus on what makes communities resilient.

Natural Resource Dependent Communities Collaboration Efforts After a Disaster Community Resource Organizations Community Resilience Issues Management

AJ Reisinger

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

AJ Reisinger’s research focuses on how human activities affect levels of nutrients and impair the quality of soil and water.

Urban Ecology Pollution Pharmaceuticals Wetlands and Aquatic Ecosystems Soil, Water, and Aquifer Remediation

Nikos Tziolas

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Nikos Tziolas develops interpretable AI techniques and integrated sensing systems to support informed decision-making in agriculture.

Soil Science Deep Learning Spectroscopy AI Artificial Intelligence

Laura Acosta

Senior Lecturer · University of Florida

Laura Acosta specializes in clinical nutrition care, diagnosing malnutrition and the integration of fitness and nutrition.

Clinical Nutrition Dietetics Fitness Green Tea Malnutrition

Don Rainey

Regional Specialized Water Agent · University of Florida

Don Rainey focuses his expertise on stormwater, drainage and nutrients that flow downstream from homes to stormwater ponds.

Water Conservation Stormwater Ponds Water Quality Horticultural Science Landscape and Grounds Management

Ali Sarkhosh

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Ali Sarkhosh is a fruit crop applied physiologist and extension specialist with more than 15 years of experience with fruit production.

Fruit Crop Management Fruit Crop Production PGRs Pruning Rootstock and Scion Evaluation

Grady Roberts

Professor · University of Florida

Grady Roberts is a social scientist working to improve human capacity in the context of food, agriculture, and natural resources.

Extension Agricultural Education Adult Education Agricultural Development

Andrew Koeser

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Andrew Koeser is a research professor who investigates how to best grow trees in cities and urban areas.

Arboriculture Arbor Day Trees Trees and Construction Trees and Development

Keith Schneider

Professor · University of Florida

Keith Schneider’s research focuses on food safety and understanding foodborne illnesses.

Food Safety Foodborne Illnesses

Juan Andrade Laborde

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Juan Andrade Laborde develops sustainable strategies and technologies that can be used to deliver nutrition to vulnerable populations.

Food Aid Micronutrients Internatinal Development Human Nutrition Food Science and Technology

Eva Buckner

Assistant Professor/State Extension Specialist · University of Florida

Eva Buckner researches mosquitoes and mosquito control efforts.

Mosquito Control Programs Mosquito-Borne Viruses Human Health Mosquitos Pesticides

Linda Bartoshuk

Professor Emerita · University of Florida

Linda Bartoshuk studies sensory perception of foods, including taste, olfaction and irritation/pain.

Food Science & Human Nutrition Sensory Perception of Food

Ryan Klein

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Ryan Klein studies how trees in urban areas are affected by hurricanes and the risks these damaged trees pose to property and residents.

Tree Physiology Biomechanics Arboriculture Tree Health Tree Care

Frank Asche

Professor · University of Florida

Frank Asche is a natural resource economist with a focus on seafood markets and production and the sustainability of these processes.

Seafood trade Aquaculture Seafood markets fisheries production Fisheries Management