American Feed Industry Association Award in Ruminant Nutrition Research
Univeristy: Texas A&M University
Section Awarded: National
Dr. Luis O. Tedeschi, American Feed Industry Association Award in Ruminant Nutrition Research
Dr. Luis Tedeschi received his bachelor’s degree in Agronomy Engineering from
the University of São Paulo (USP-Brazil) in 1991, his master’s degree in Animal
and Forage Sciences from the USP in 1996, and his doctorate in Animal Science from Cornell University (NY) in 2001. Following a Research Associate position at Cornell University from 2002 to 2005, he joined Texas A&M University in 2005 and was promoted to professor in 2015. Dr. Tedeschi teaches ruminant nutrition, precision diet formulation, comparative ruminant production, and modeling courses for undergraduate and graduate students. His internationally recognized research program is focused on the integration of mathematical nutrition modeling and scientific data from research trials conducted at his own laboratory, as well as many universities and research institutes around the world. He has published more than 200 papers in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters, and presented at more than 85 conferences and workshops worldwide.