Assistant Professor of Soil Management & Integrated Cropping Systems, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale
Amir Sadeghpour is an Assistant Professor of Soil Management and Integrated Cropping Systems in School of Agricultural Sciences at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He earned his Ph.D. from University of Massachusetts Amherst in Plant and Soil Sciences. Prior to moving to SIU, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Virginia Tech, and Cornell University. His research program uses integrated management approaches to design regionally adapted cropping systems that are profitable, efficient, sustainable, and resilient. He combines agroecological principles and precise nutrient management practices and evaluates the sustainability of the designed systems.