Bouffault International Animal Agriculture Award
Univeristy: Texas A&M University
Section Awarded: National
Luis O. Tedeschi, Bouffault International Animal Agriculture Award
Sponsored by: Center for Regulatory Services, Inc.
Dr. Luis O. Tedeschi received his bachelor’s degree in Agronomy Engineering from the University of São Paulo, Brazil, in 1991, his master’s degree in Animal and Forage Sciences from the same university in 1996, and his doctorate in Animal Science from Cornell University in 2001. He joined Texas A&M University in 2005. Dr. Tedeschi teaches ruminant nutrition, precision diet formulation, summer study abroad comparative ruminant production, and a modeling course for undergrad and grad students. His internationally recognized teaching and research programs focus on the role of higher education in providing students with opportunities for high-impact learning experiences. He prepares students to understand the role of globalization and internationalization on our modern production systems and how to solve contemporary societal issues. He developed a student exchange program between the United States and Brazil under the auspices of the US Department of Education. He has authored 685 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals, books, and book chapters and presented at 95 international conferences.